Brandi 2.0 - Ork Street Samurai - Shadowrun, Original Character

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Worn AtLondon MCM Expo October 2011


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Original character created for the tabletop roleplaying game Shadowrun.

Brandi is an ork (homo spaiens robustus), and a gun-for-hire with cybergoth tendancies. I've wanted to go ork for ages, and having worn the outfit in human mode, I realised it wouldn't take much to make me look like an old RPG character I created a few years back.

Outfit is mainly just regular clubbing clothes, teamed up with my acrylic yarn hairfalls, plastic "wolfman" tusks, and felt ears. The gun is from a kids game, and was picked because it looked furuistic, and was less likely to result in a visit from SO19

The ears were the hardest bit, and were based loosely on a tutorial for making faun ears. They are attached with hairslides, and kept in place with the hairband and goggles.

The tusks are my favourite part, but bruise my gums if I leave them in all day :(

While I enjoyed the costume, I think it might be better suited to an gaming event rather than something as diverse as MCM Expo. No-one had a clue what I was (and one person asked if I was "steampunk"!)

Comments

Ammy posted on 14 July, 2011 - 05:16
Awesome!! :)

Candystriped posted on 23 July, 2011 - 00:47
A fellow Runner! Your costume is amazing!

PandoraCaitiff posted on 23 July, 2011 - 10:22
Thank you both :) It was fun to wear, but I think I'll save it for gaming cons as no-one at the MCM Expo had any idea what I was ^_^

Captain_Marvelous posted on 11 April, 2012 - 15:18
Shadowrun!!!!! you look mega hawt and awesome! well done!

PandoraCaitiff posted on 23 April, 2012 - 10:56
Awww. Thanks Captain :)

MadlyScientific posted on 8 July, 2014 - 15:09
You look really awesome! Love the wig and goggles especially!