What the hell is that you ask? You must be old. Like me ;-) (He's a classic Nintendo game character.)
To get in the mood - and shop for weaponry and other medieval claptrap - we attended the Cloister's annual Medieval Festival.
I have been assembling bits of this and that, here and there, for Ethan's Link costume since mid-September. And the almost-done costume got a preview run at NY ComiCon earlier this month, where Cosplay costumers are encouraged.
What the hell is Cosplay you ask? You must be old. Like me. ;-) (It's fan based Costume Play - very big in Japanese Manga/Anime circles.)
|Link arrives at ComiCon|
|Hanging out with Dad at his booth? Highlight of the show.|
|Jake? Wanted to spend the whole day talking with R2D2.|
|The WHOLE day.|
|Although the AMNH mini-planetarium show was pretty awesome, too.|
|And if there is a screen, Jake will watch.|
|No, there was not a single shot in which the boys were not making weird faces. At least I look human.|
|Ethan taking this "warrior" thing a tad seriously|
And below, you will find the referent Link character pic from the video game. Not bad so far, if I may say so myself. Yes, I have a shield to build this week.
Jake, on the other hand is content to be Iron Man again! (Yay!)
Except his last year's costume got completely trashed from playing in it all year, so I have to buy ANOTHER one. (Boo!)
And so it goes....
(And as to why I called this "Pictureful" instead of "Wordless" Wednesday? I'm guessing you've figured that out by now.)
As usual, I’m linking up to Wordless / Wordful Wednesdays... at Angry Julie Monday... at 5 Minutes for Mom... at live and love...out loud... at Dagmar*s momsense... at Parenting by Dummies.
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