Making a Golden Gun, N64 edition

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I was going to a gaming themed costume party, which happened to be right after a suit-and-tie event that night. I was considering what character i could be, and decided to be a suit-dressed guy from the Nintendo 64 game “Golden Eye”, wielding the Golden Gun. This build was done in a couple of hours, using mostly balsa wood, cardboard and hot glue. 

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Making a Death Eater costume

Cloak and mask

The hooded cloak was made out of a 2m x x1,5m piece of black cloth. I sewed a “narrowing” part around the neck, and then added the hood after cutting that out and sewing it together. I used a combination of textile glue, needle/thread and black gaffa tape. I used a couple of guides like this as inspiration, as well as instructions from the hobby shop where i bought the cloth. To close the cloak in the front i used a safety pin with a metal skull hot glued onto it.

The mask was a premade mask i got from the hobby shop. I painted it by hand with silver and black acrylic paint, as well as cut a few holes to breath through.

The starting point for the cloak and mask

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