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I’ve been on a total Mega Man kick for awhile now. My most recent project being this basic “Met” robot enemy. It’s the enemy that is just a hard hat sitting on the ground until you get close to it. Then, it pops up and shoots bullets at you.

This particular build has a removable hard hat so you can have the robot in either pose. If/when I build version 2.0 I would like to have it actually shoot something, probably ping pong balls, and maybe even pop up. We’ll see :)

If you’re interested to see how I built this, read on!
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Metroid Hatchling

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As a longtime Metroid fan, I had a blast making this Metroid Hatchling.  Considering Samus Aran is a bounty hunter, I wanted the containment canister to look very worn and battle damaged. Clean and pristine just don’t seem fitting for someone battling monstrous aliens and dodging laser fire 24/7.

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DIY Guide: How to make a Metroid Power Suit Helmet

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Back in the Summer of 2007, I decided I wanted to have a Metroid costume for Halloween. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption was about to come out and Metroid was in the limelight. I had never created a helmet or full body costume though, so unfortunately I didn’t know where to begin.

I did a fair amount of research and created a prototype, but ultimately it just didn’t happen. Halloween came and went with no Metroid love. I was very disappointed, but I hoped that one day I’d revisit the project and complete it.

Almost 5 years later… that day arrived :D

See the DIY Guide and read the full story after the break.

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DIY Guide: How to make a Pokeball

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Youtube group mikeNgary recently had me create this Pokeball prop for an upcoming Pokemon Halloween video they’re creating.

Want to make your own? Follow the detailed DIY Guide after the break!


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DIY Guide: How to make Link’s 8-bit Wooden Sword from The Legend of Zelda

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With Halloween right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to make a DIY guide for the Wooden Sword from Link’s original 8-bit adventure, The Legend of Zelda. So, without further ado, let’s get to it!

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