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RPC Cologne 2017 – Recap #1: The photos

Yesterday and today nerds, gamers, cosplayers, and others from all over the world congregated in Cologne for the RPC 2017, I was one of them and oh my Cthulhu did I have a good time. I arrived early (09:30 to be precise, doors opened at 10:00) and the line already …

Pre-Convention Anxiety

It is that time of the year again: The RPC in Cologne is coming up in three weeks and I am having a case of pre-convention anxiety. To be more specific, I have a case of not-being-able-to-go anxiety. I have lready purchased the ticket and everything, I have my NCR …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #44: Nerdy Hobbies, Cosplay, Teachers, and Cosplaying Teachers

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean44.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:23 — 10.4MB) | EmbedToday’s Non-Euclidean Æthercast is a happy rant about my experiences as a teacher when you teach children who are also gamers and cosplayers. All in all it is a win-win: Pupils are more attentive if they like a …

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The First Mission of the Innsmouth Ranger

As I have stated in a previous post, I have sojourned into the realm of cosplay and went to my first event today. Well, I have been at the RPC (Role Play Convention) in Cologne before, but today I went in full gear. The gear I chose was that of …

Fallout / Cthulhu Crossover: The Innsmouth Rangers

There are more than just a handful of references and nods to the works of H.P. Lovecraft in Fallout (my favourite PC game series). Some of them rather obvious, like Pickman Gallery and The Dunwich Building, including the altar to Ug-Qualtoth, how obvious can you get, and the Dunwich Borers. The …

Super Mario goes Steampunk

Now this is something genuinely beautiful and inspired. A Super Mario themed Steampunk Cosplay: There is more cosplay and related photography in Ashley Anderson’s gallery on DeviantArt. I think Steampunk and Super Mario combines rather well. For one thing, Mario is a plumber, a craftsman with a rather dirty and …

Excellent Group Photograph

Just found this wonderful Steampunk Star Wars Group Shot on Deviant Art. To be more specific, it is in the gallery of the excellent and well known Steampunk Lady Morluna. It is good to see so many skilled and crafty people in the scene. This is also a wonderful example …