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Oz Comic Con Sydney 16′ REVIEW

In 2016 OZCC hit Sydney like a wrecking ball of pop culture madness! Look, I straight up loved OzCC this year. Like, it was super professional, catered well to many diverse types of people, was busy enough and big enough. Transport took a while – Glebe Island is always a bit of a trek to get to, but once I ... Read More »

Supanova Sydney 16′ WRAP-UP

Let’s start with the pure numbers. Over 45,000 visitors.  More than 400 stalls, exhibitors and artists to visit and purchase loot from.   Over 30 toilets to choose from for your ablution needs.  At least 20 chairs to sit on.  The same number again of film and television stars to pose with and/or have your chest signed by, while there ... 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 »

Sydney OZ Comic-con Wrap up 2014

We’re in the thick of Con season in Australia, with popular conventions like Supanova and Smash out of the way it’s nice to have a bit of a break before kicking into high gear with the EB Games Expo and PAX. However, forget all of that, let us celebrate the birth of Oz Comic-Con in Sydney with a great big ... Read More »

Supanova Sydney 2014

Supanova 2014 with Beyond Cosplay The weekend just gone saw the biggest pop-culture and costume event of the year play out over three action packed days. Beyond Cosplay was there to bring you the all the highlights which I will now run through as well as share a few of my favourite cosplays. Friday was a late start and seemed ... Read More »

The State of the Sydney Freeform Scene

Her Majesty's Finest Freeform

Freeforms and LARPs share a great similarity with the cosplay scene, indeed they can be viewed as using many similar crafts and tools, but for different goals. While cosplay focuses on recreation of a source of inspiration, LARPs (Live Action RolePlay) focus instead on narrative and on dramatic interaction. What makes a Freeform/L(A)RP? Freeforms and L(A)RPs are, essentially, roleplaying games ... Read More »