The team at Wasted Props isn’t screwing around with their Fallout 4 Tesla rifle build. It clocks in at over a meter in length, and the finishing touches are being applied right now to make it “work”. You can get a little preview of what it will be able to do in the video below. [click to continue…]

Generally speaking, if you want a custom lightsaber with a cool design and fancy electronics, you’ll be paying a helluva lot for it. With that in mind, Part Time Hero Props has launched a Kickstarter for their MWR Saber System which aims to deliver fancy but affordable lightsaber-style props to cosplayers and duelers. [click to continue…]

Adam Savage is still wandering around Weta Workshop, giddily examining props from the upcoming film Ghost In The Shell. This time, he’s taking a close look at the silicone “Thermoptic” suit that Scarlett Johansson wears while chatting with costume technician Flo Foxworthy about the design. [click to continue…]

Cosplayer Cassandra Leigh is taking her Mercy cosplay to the next level with a staff that actually spins. [click to continue…]

The “Mass Effect Omni-Blade Cosplay Weapon” is the official title, but that doesn’t mean you should use it to damage the worbla armor of your enemies. No, this is an elaborate Mass Effect cosplay prop that features a flip-out blade. Plus, at $60 it’s roughly half the price of the kits and custom made props that we’ve seen in the past. [click to continue…]


Genji from Blizzard’s Overwatch is armed with the mighty Dragonblade. If you’ve played the game, then you know Genji’s blade is a force to be reckoned with. Man At Arms recently accepted the challenge of making it a reality, and the results are impressive.

They made the blade using state-of-the-art forging and traditional katana sword making techniques, and the final product even features a glowing sliver of plexiglass. See how it came together in the video below. [click to continue…]


Man At Arms went big for their 100th episode. As you’re about to see, Baltimore Knife and Sword took on the Warhammer 40k Chainsword and won. Watch it come together in the video below. [click to continue…]


Planning on cosplaying as a Little Sister from BioShock? Good news – Adafruit have you covered on the “giant menacing syringe” front. Not only have they provided instructions on how to 3D-print your own big ol’ scary stabbin’ needle, they’ve also provided the files you need for your printer. Isn’t that nice of them? Get all of the info below. [click to continue…]


Blacksmith Tony Swatton of Sword and Stone has forged many a Hollywood weapon, but Blizzard presented him with one of his greatest challenges yet: WoW’s Doomhammer.

Check out the video below to see Doomhammer come to life over the course of nearly 300 hours. [click to continue…]

upcycled ant man helmet

Ant-Man has a lot going for him: he can shrink down to the size of a penny, he can ride flying ants, and he’s got a kick-ass helmet. If you’d like to make your own Ant-Man helmet, then check out this DIY guide from Mikaela Holmes. It’s pretty straightforward, and it’s made out of some odds and ends that you might already have lying around the house.

Check out the video below. [click to continue…]