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7 Things You Should NEVER Say to a Cosplayer

Oh, the world of cosplay—where fiction, fantasy and sci-fi come to life. Not only is it a fun project for conventions, but it is also a hobby that many take seriously. And some don't take too well to certain comments on their lifestyle. So here is a list of things you should avoid saying!

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Cosplay Do-It-Yourself: Quick and Simple Prosthetic Devil Horns

Are you looking for a last-minute, easy cosplay that will blow everyone away? This is an easy DIY devil costume.

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Help! 10 Tips for Scared and Confused New Cosplayers

Not sure where to start? This article covers all the major basics in terms of cosplay for people new to the whole thing.

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Why You Should Thank Women for RPGs and LARPs

Though many of their names are lost to us, the stories of the most successful actresses—like Isabella Andreini—live on as a testament to the fact that women are, and always have been, integral to gaming culture. Read on to learn more.

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Top 13 Cosplay Pet Peeves

A guide to the 13 most popular pet peeves of cosplay.

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Comics Superheroes Transformed to Superheroines

Why are so many superheroines just copies of their male counterparts? Here's a look at how they were created and how they have been interpreted in real life.

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Top 10 Spider-Man Costumes

As Spider-Man, Peter Parker’s original red and blue costume is his most recognizable, but he has switched up his appearance on more than one occasion. The following are the ten best Spidey costumes worn by everybody's favorite webslinger.

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How to Talk at a Renaissance Faire

Learn some phrases and words to use at a renaissance festival.

It's easy to make friends at the fair!

A Guide to Renaissance and Medieval Costumes

Information about the Renaissance and medieval period, with medieval and Renaissance costume ideas. Photos from Renaissance Faire included!

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Phrases and Vocabulary for the Renaissance Faire

A guide to common phrases and terms you might encounter at a Renaissance faire.

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Overview of Quadsuits, Fursuits, and Gijinkas

Quadsuits, fursuits and gijinkas—all three are cosplays people like to do, and they also take lots of planning, crafting and sewing.

This was taken in Nova, OH, in July 1993. The first reenactment I ever attended in dress. The ballgown was bought at a theater sale for, I think, $15. With me are the gallant lads of the 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

How to Get Started as a Lady Civil War Reenactor

In this article, you'll find advice on how to get involved in Civil War reenactment for women. Learn from the author's experience and you might just find a hobby for life!