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September 26, 2010

Dragon*Con 2010: Costume Runner-ups

While I was choosing my top 5 favorite costumes from Dragon Con 2010, I realized there would be a few runner-ups. I decided to reveal the best of these runner-ups in this blog post, listed in no specific order. Codex from The Guild The Guild is web-based show created by Felicia Day. It centers around the adventures of an odd group of gamers who are part of the same in-game guild. Needless to say, to truly appreciate the series, it is best if you have previous experience with MMORPGs. Felicia Day stars as Cyd Sherman, whose in-game character is named Codex. Codex can be seen briefly in the title screen of the series, but to get a clear idea of what she looks like, see her profile page at The Guild's website. Alan…
CostumesDragon*ConPersonal Stories
September 12, 2010

Dragon*Con 2010: Top 5 Costumes

As I mentioned previously, this article will cover my top 5 favorite costumes from Dragon Con 2010. Before we dive into the list, I feel I should first mention what I look for in these costumes. First, the more realistic the costume looks, the more I like it. If I get a feeling the character being portrayed might actually exist, then that's a success. To give you an example, I never really liked the Batman movies until I saw Batman Begins. To me, that's when the character really became respectable and interesting to watch. Second, the more specific the reference, the less people will recognize it - but the more value it has to those that do. Sure, people might appreciate how cool a costume…
CostumesDragon*ConPersonal Stories
September 11, 2010

Dragon*Con 2010: Costumes and Celebrities

This year, I attended Dragon Con for the first time. If you're not familiar with Dragon Con, it is a science fiction convention based in Atlanta, Georgia where actors, musicians, authors, directors, and artists in general gather to meet their fans. Having never been to such a convention, I didn't know exactly what to expect. I did, however, watch a few videos I found online, so I knew approximately how the panels were going to work. Upon arriving in Atlanta for the first time, I was immediately impressed with the overall landscape – not flat like the area I reside. Even while driving on the highway, it is possible to imagine that you're actually in the middle of a forest. This is made possible mainly…