Costume :Meryl Silverburgh
Source :Metal Gear Solid 1
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2012

Costume Photos


On stage

Finiahsed costume 2

Finished costume



Costume Information

Finally finished this costume. Worn briefly to MCM October 2012 for the MGS cosplay competition, but my wig had tangled itself to uselessness, so I had to borrow a wig... also borrwed most of the rest of the stuff as I don't have my own belt and my partner was wearing his ^_^'
It was fun but terrifying to go up on stage for the first time. I don't think it'll be the last time, with any luck.


i'll look at your ass and follow you in the toilets! wait,what? i mean cool!

by CyanideCustard on Monday, 1 August, 2011 - 20:52
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You were crazy to cut a wig that long 0.o

by Leonie Heartilly on Monday, 8 August, 2011 - 21:12
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Well, I'd given up on the costume it was for, and the bottom half was quite tangled anyway... but, yeah, I guess so =p

by Zelvyne on Monday, 8 August, 2011 - 21:33
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AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!! Meryl! This is looking amazing! How did you do the kneepad?

by Nomes on Monday, 15 August, 2011 - 21:08
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Thanks ^_^
The kneepads are just cheap ones I bought off've ebay (I didn't want to risk making ones out of foam and not being able to kneel in them) painted with an enamel paint tester pot =p.

by Zelvyne on Monday, 15 August, 2011 - 21:19
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awesome Meryl!

by Numta on Monday, 15 August, 2011 - 23:35
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great work XD

by lycaneyes on Wednesday, 14 September, 2011 - 21:25
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I haven't played MGS for a long time! Generally these types of games aren't my thing, but I got on with MGS1 and 2 quite well.

Great work on this. :-)

by SlimDefinition on Thursday, 6 October, 2011 - 20:48

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Knee pads£4.77Bought


Almost there (Posted 8th August 2011)

So, I managed to cut down the wig today and thus made my major progress on this costume. The wig used to go down to my ass, so it was quite nerve-wracking to cut it (I'e never tried styling a wig before)

I've also gathered most of the stuff I'll be using for this costume, as shown in the new progress piccie. I'm still not sure about the top, but I may use it sinec I think it looks OK. Apart from that I'm mostly just waiting to find kneepads, and I might get some brighter green trousers. I also need to dig out my black wrist-thingies for under the gloves and make one for the top of the arm. Hopefully I'll also be getting my own belt and holster soon ^_^

Progress! (Posted 5th August 2011)

Lo and behold, I've managed to gather a fair few bits of this costume:

~wig just needs cutting (was a old wig for Yoko from Gurren Lagaan, so it's ass-length at the moment)
~Found 2 possible pairs of trousers - one full-length or one three-quarters that's a slightly brighter green
~Found a strappy top that will do for the test photos, but I will buy a better top soon
~Found my old gloves
~Finally got my nice boots through the post

Along with all of Matt's airsoft kit that I'll be stealing, all I need now is the kneepads - woohoo ^_^