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The Empire Strikes Back…at Dreamworld?!

STORMTROOPERS WEEKEND AT DREAMWORLD 2015 By Sarah ‘Gallifreya’ Minazzo For 5 years now, one weekend in May, the 501st Legion Redback Garrison alongside their associated Star Wars cosplay fan clubs such as the Rebel Legion- Tatooine Base invade Dreamworld’s Main Street all in the name of charity, raising funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Clearly from the public attendance, this is ... Read More »

RASCAL

 The REAL Rascal Today we are talking to one of Australia’s most creative cosplayers none other than ‘Rascal’!  While she is based in the Newcastle area she is a regular at conventions all over the country and she is quickly making a name for herself as a very skilled costumer and propmaker. Predominantly cosplaying stronger female characters she is one ... Read More »

Wyrmwood – Road of the Dead

The Australian Film Industry is not dead but it might be Undead! The release of ‘Wyrmwood – Road of the dead’ in early 2015 created an unexpected whirlwind of basically monstrous proportions. Showing in over 76 cinemas all over the country, the movie bought out some of Australia’s well hidden Zombie and Post apocalyptic Connoisseurs. The three and a half ... Read More »

Cozziecon and Paulapalooza!

“Variable, Trisha Kerr and Mel Costello hoisting the Bat Symbol in a touching moment “ In a short period between late 2014 and early 2015 the cosplay community tragically lost two of it’s greatest cosplayers.. Justin Costello, who was a veteran in the Sydney Cosplay scene died of a heart attack on November the Twenty Third and only a few weeks ... Read More »

Suikoden is coming back, is your playstation ready?

  A cult hit in the late nineties, this Japanese RPG combined anime inspired artwork, compelling game play and the potential to harness an entire army of heroes in your battle across the map for supremacy has finally returned to gamers screens across the world and soon also here in Australia thanks to the dauntless efforts of its fans. We ... Read More »

2014 The Beyond Cosplay Year in Review

So people, 2014 has come to a close. While we’re all excited about whats in store for us in this fabulous new year with its shiny big round numbers and promise of bigger and brighter everything it wouldn’t hurt to look back on the last twelve months and reflect on the journey so far..   Our Favourite Con! It is ... Read More »

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”

The Review “So I’ve seen the final Hobbit movie. Also possible spoilers, but probably not. Bassically it’s Peter Jackson trying to go bigger than he has before, warts and all. The battles are bigger and longer than any previous, in fact around half the film is the titular battle of five armies. Though the battles typify much of the problem ... Read More »

Brisnova 2014 “The good the bad and the ugly”

Okay, so yes there is another article wrapping up the Brisnova event on our website very soon but we couldnt help ourselves and came up with a little list of things that we loved, stuff we weren’t so fond of and a couple of suggestions thrown in here and there. If you were there you might be nodding along with ... Read More »

An Interview with Matthew Reilly

When we talk about fast pace action and insane adventure, there is really only one name people in Australia and around the world think of when it comes to books. Matthew Reilly. First published in 1996 and the writer of some amazing books like Contest, Ice station, and Seven Ancient Wonders, Matthew has become a household name in the literary ... Read More »

Zombie Walks!

Since the early noughties’ there has been Zombie Walks in Sydney (of one form or another) but its only in the last few years that they have become the near-mainstream successes of legend, with huge surge in their popularity. With a record breaking 12,000 at a recent Brisbane event (October 23, 2014) and nearly 2,000 at a sideline Sydney walk a ... Read More »