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Galleries and stories from events across the globe.

Brisbane’s House of Fandom Markets: Recap

The cosplay season is underway for 2016 kicking off a few weeks ago on the Gold Coast which Beyond Cosplay was lucky enough to cover. But what to do in between that, and the next event in September? We all want to cosplay and get together with our friends as much as we can. But sometimes it’s nice to have ... Read More »

Ironfest 2016 ‘The Arts festival with a metal edge’

 Ironfest If you haven’t made the trip out to the other side of the Blue mountains yet then you really should think about adding this incredible event to your bucket list, there is literally something for everyone! Seriously, I don’t even know where to start. I have had a few friends ask me what its all about and I always ... Read More »

Gold Coast Supanova Wrap-Up

The beginning of another Con season in Queensland saw the Gold Coast host yet another relatively successful Supanova. It had all the trimmings with stars, cosplay, stalls, panels, and even the cosplay parade on Sunday morning. Despite all these wonderful things, I felt as though the weekend was missing the energy of previous years. FRIDAY The Friday night saw small ... Read More »

GX Australia

So GX Australia’s just gone. I’m going to go through the general comparisons to other similar conventions, before I get to why it’s a good step for the Australian Gaming Scene. It’s important to say that I think I had some expectations of what this convention was going to be like (maybe a smaller version of Supernova combined with Mardi ... Read More »

Zed Town.. The battle might be over but the war continues..

After yet another successful Zedtown Zombie event in October they are pulling out all the stops and throwing down the bloody gauntlet and running just ONE more this year on the 13th of December. Unfortunately its on a Sunday so it doesn’t have the added spooky cache of being on a ‘Friday the 13th’ but at least most people will ... Read More »

Oz ComicCon VS EB Games Expo!

Okay so of course this is an absolutely ludicrous comparison which no journalist worth their salt should even attempt to make. Apples and Oranges. Dogs and Ponies. Capes VS DVD’s. Hell, Even a blogger like myself would be expected to know better, as one convention is ostensibly a large mainstream pop culture event which casts a wide net across every ... Read More »

Run for your lives! The story behind the horror.

So the apocalypse is over, the grass yet still wet with blood if soon to be washed away by the last rains of winter, extinguishing the few remaining flames and wiping the slate clean for a new beginning. We had our chance with this world, now it’s time for a new generation to take up the gauntlet..or should I say shotgun? ... Read More »

Run for your lives!

 A new and frightening twist in the Australian Obstacle racing scene.. For this writer it has been a long held dream to combine my twin passions of obstacle racing and cosplay and Australia finally has a regular event where this is not only encouraged, its practically mandatory! That is if your keen on joining the legions of the undead who ... Read More »

The Top 7 Wins AND Fails of ” Supanova Sydney 2015 “

  This years Sydnova was hotly anticipated by cosplay fans all over the country and we are pleased to bring you a run down of the 7 best and worst reasons to go! When it finally came time to grace the halls of Sydney’s finest large capacity venue no-one was disappointed and the crowds flocked to Supanova Sydney 2015,  proving ... Read More »

Supanova Hip Hoth Afterparty

Hey gang! So obviously the biggest cosplay event in Sydney for the year is now fading into a haze of dim but happy memories but before you climb out of those post con blues lets quickly remind you why it was so much fun and drag out that bittersweet feeling for just a little bit longer.. For a start we ... Read More »