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Titanfall Data Knife

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December 13, 2016

I have been loving Titanfall 2, and I am not a guy who usually likes shooters. I enjoyed Titanfall 1, but 2 just clicks for me. I picked up…

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Failed adventures in brazing

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October 21, 2016

Sometimes, you try something new and it just doesn’t work right. This is one of those times!

I had a pair of brackets for the back of the shield that…

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Star-Spangled Rivets

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October 16, 2016

About two years ago, I picked up a Captain America shield blank from a user on TheRPF.com named Phebert. It was (and is) my intention to paint this shield…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

NYCC 2016: Stage and More

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October 10, 2016

We’re still in the post-convention daze, but I took the evening to edit together some of the footage from the Twitch live stream of the event. We ended up…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

NYCC 2016: From the Floor

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October 9, 2016

A lot of totally awesome convention-goers have been taking pictures of our Immortan Joe costume on the floor of the event, and I just wanted to use this post…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Gearing up for the Championships!

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September 21, 2016

I got the confirmation – I made it past the preliminary round of judging for the Eastern Championships of Cosplay and, with a bit more luck, I might get…

Cosplay & Props Electronics Immortan Joe

Arduino-Controlled Breathing

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September 10, 2016

One of the things I decided the mask needed was the ability to control the airflow the fans produced through the hoses and into the mask. The easiest way…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Anatomy of a Warlord

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September 7, 2016

This costume still requires a significant amount of weathering and wear to be added, but I needed to take a large number of reference images of my own…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Airbag Weathering & Chrome Spray

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September 6, 2016

Immortan Joe’s airbag is pretty much done at this point. We did a bit of preliminary weathering and distressing with acrylics, and the whole unit is essentially self-contained. One…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Airbag Final Fitting

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September 5, 2016

Even more frantic work in the home stretch. With everything basically worked out, we did a dry-run of the airbag mounted on the hard points of the back armor…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Airbag mounting frame test

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September 5, 2016

We’re in the home stretch, so things are happening much faster now.┬áThe frame has been all painted up and the mounting brackets attached. Our vinyl/pleather/whatever-it-is Airbag has been pretty…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Airbag and War Club

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September 2, 2016

Airbag top section is basically done, although we did mess with (read: significantly removed) the levels of stuffing a bit to deflate it some after…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

The Key to Valhalla

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September 1, 2016

While everything else is going on with my Immortan Joe project, and because I am ADD as all hell, I decided to prototype something else to go with this…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Solving problems: Overkill edition

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August 30, 2016

I have been woefully short on time the last few days thanks to work, especially in light of the fact that the convention submission date for the NYCC Eastern…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Styrofoam War Club, Take 1

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August 27, 2016

In some of my other downtime the last few days I have been working on Joe’s war club. I started with a styrofoam block that I shaped on my…