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Cosplaying Dad Builds Functioning D.Va Mecha For Cosplaying Daughter…

Blizzard’s hit online multiplayer first-person shooter Overwatch is fun and awesome. I know it. You know it. Mechanical cosplayer Mike Carambat knows it, as well as his daughter (who is also a cosplayer). Carambat, who goes by retroresource on Reddit, has built a walking D.Va mech. This mech even comes with four thrusters that blow smoke and strobe, that arms move up and down via the controllers, a steering mechanism within the torso, an old electric wheelchair forming the base, and rotating guns rotate that light up in different colors. The mech even features a sound system with D.Va voice-overs, a rear exit hatch  and even a fan to keep the pilot cool. Continue reading Cosplaying Dad Builds Functioning D.Va Mecha For Cosplaying Daughter…

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Who Wants to See A Pro Wrestler Dressed as Pikachu do a Perfect Moonsault? (It Should be EVERYONE…)

Performing acrobatic moves in the course of a professional wrestling match is risky and — in some cases — dangerous, but to some wrestlers it’s a second-nature thing. Now, think about performing a move like the moonsault, which involves flipping backwards from the top rope onto your grounded opponent while landing chest first. Now, think about doing a moonsault while dressed in a full mascot costume; those things make everyday tasks like walking and running difficult, and you’ll do/see these tasks in EVERY wrestling match.  Well, nobody told that to this guy dressed as Pikachu… Continue reading Who Wants to See A Pro Wrestler Dressed as Pikachu do a Perfect Moonsault? (It Should be EVERYONE…)

Forget RoboCop, remember the Japanese Pro Wrestling Match with C-3P0 and R2-D2?

Honestly though, the more that’s forgotten about RoboCop’s short stint in WCW, the better…

Anyway, the prime takeaway of professional wrestling is that it can be really weird. One can also say that a prime takeaway from Japan is that it TOO can be really weird. Over at reddit, a video that has been making its rounds — by which its existence is proof of a loving God — came from an All Japan Pro Wrestling show in the summer of 1979 when Anakin Skywalker’s droids R2-D2 and C-3PO stopped by to have themselves a tag-team match. Continue reading Forget RoboCop, remember the Japanese Pro Wrestling Match with C-3P0 and R2-D2?

Duke Nukem meets…Duke Nukem

Duke cosplayer and the voice of Duke, Jon St. John.