Any "Wing Commander" Cosplayers?

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  1. FekLeyrTarg

    FekLeyrTarg Commodore

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    The recent news about the partial WCP flight suit made me curious about one thing:

    Is here anyone doing "Wing Commander"-based cosplaying, i.e. wearing WC-costumes like uniforms, flight suits, helmets etc. at conventions or other comic/sci-fi events?
     
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    I don't know about recently, but in past years some of the crew would go to Dragoncon in flightsuits.

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    Wow, very nice.
    Are these the original flight suits from Origin or reproduced ones? :)
     
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    I believe they were generic flight suits they ordered and then they sewed on the patches
     
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    It was more than patches, we designed the front flap and buckles to be similar as well. We also had dog tags and CIC pens, and our shirts say TCS Eisen - www.wcnews.com on them.

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    Playing the Wing Commander CCG:
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    I still have mine - from the very LIMITED time the CIC actually sold them. It's awesome.
     
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    I still have my flight suit hanging up. (I need a new TCS Eisen shirt though.)
     
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    I'd love to have one of those flight suits to put up with my X-wing, TIE and Space Above and Beyond ones.
     
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    Great flight suits! I found a picture of a Wing Commander pilot from the 2011 San Diego Con at
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/foxpaws/5976330143/

    Here's the photographer's description
    Wing Commander pilot
    This was a fairly obscure costume. My initial guess was Kaneda from "Akira" until the person clarified.
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    Nice find! It actually looks like he may have bought a real production flight suit. It's possible there were reproductions (though I've never heard of any) but it looks too spot on to be a home made job.
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    Yeah, I would agree. Looks very accurate, and a handful of the suits have been available, so I would guess that's an eBay find. Haven't ever seen anyone wear one to a convention, but I did once wear mine to Halloween.

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    I'd love to find one of the movie suits, always loved the helmet design too, more futuristic than the WC3,IV,Prophecy style.
     
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    Very impressive.
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think it is the first time someone's doing a full body Kilrathi Cosplay.
    These two kinda look like the Kilrathi Pilots on the Comscreen in WC1, WC2 and Privateer, only without a helmet.
     
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    Oh wow, they're not just big cats... the guy has Kilrathi symbols on his jacket. That's great.
     
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    I've never seen it done before. I think the cosplayers (cosplayerinnen?) are 2 sisters

    They're downright menacing!
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    from: https://www.facing-my-life.de/2017/07/09/cosplay-auf-der-comicon/ (lots of other great costumes)
     
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