Anyone who’s been to a convention knows that one of the most essential elements of any trade hall is the Artists Alley. These wonderful artists exhibit their original work, and generally have some of the most creative and interesting things to sell. But how did they get there? Do you want to sell your work […]
It's that time of year again, the Arcade Awards are back and while the name might have had a slight change, these are still your awards, your nominations and your vote! So tell us who you believe stood out this year and let's get this show on the road!
From television shows, documentaries, magazine spreads and studies, the world of Cosplay is being exposed more and more to those outside the Convention/Cosplay circuit. As more focus is thrown on the hobby, it seems that more and more problems are arising and one that many are taking very seriously is the issue of consent and […]
We’re going to be there are you? “Dublin Comic Con is the first convention in Dublin (by the fans for the fans) to show case a range of life size props and costumes from numerous movies, TV programs, anime, comics and games. We encourage those attending Dublin Comic Con to come in costume and have […]
I am struggling to pull my thoughts together partly because I am still exhausted but mostly because I still can't seem to process those four days! Four of the most intense, emotional and stressful days of my life! This is a short letter to say thank you to all involved!
Well ArcadeCon is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before! Going into our third year now, we’ve been listening to what it is you want us to bring to the convention and more tournaments was on the list. While the LoL tournament was added last year, we worked on the promotion of […]
With the community growing every day and the Irish convention scene attracting attention on an international level, Cosplay has become a huge part of geek culture here in Ireland but what do cosplayers do when there are no Cons running? Well one group have an answer and I'm lucky enough to get a chance to sit down with the people behind it, Amy and Fiona from Cosplay Ireland. Click here to check it out now!
The most common thing people think of when they hear “Cosplay” is that perfect, well put together ensemble that makes you stand out when you strike the perfect pose. Although the final stage is one of the best it isn’t really the most important. The most important part of any cosplay is the actual costume, […]
What is cosplay? Cosplay is many things to many people, a hobby, part of themselves or a form of performance art. Cosplay is an amalgamation of the words ‘costume’ and ‘play’ with the actual term first penned in the mid 1980’s and is accredited to Nobuyuki Takahashi who wrote about the costumes and the people wearing them after visiting […]