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Mass Effect 3’s artificial intelligence EDI (Enhanced Defense Intelligence) has a tricky costume. In a Time of Cosplay spent two months building her version of the outfit, and she made it on a budget of just over $100. Cosplay doesn’t have to be super expensive. Materials included four way metallic spandex, fabric paint, 12 gauge vinyl, a soda bottle, face paint, and a few other odds and ends. Her notes on basic design features are as follows:
The helm is constructed primarily of 2mm craft foam which I then covered in 4 way spandex. It’s a two piece construction, the top pewter portion with the ear covers and visor and then the under structure which is covered in silver. It wasn’t terribly difficult, just a lot of finessing to get all the lines and covers as smooth as possible. It also has a chin strap to hold it as close around my face as possible. The bodysuit is almost completely one piece, the gloves velcro on and the larger vinyl overlays also velcro on but otherwise I’m literally just getting zipped into a bodysuit. I’m really happy with that, everything stayed in place fairly well excepting some of those vinyl overlays which weren’t attached. Covering the cups of the bra in spandex was a total pain but it worked out very well and with the straps of the bra being built into the suit it helped to support all that foam and such that was glued to my chest.
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