Overwatch cosplay is a popular these days, but I don’t often see cosplayers build costumes based on Bastion. Bastion is a defense hero that can turn into a giant turret. Yeah, it’s not a bad skill to have. Mathoz Costumes can’t transform, but he still made a fantastic Bastion costume nonetheless. He captured the character’s bulky proportions and constructed everything from the armor, to the rifle, to the faux grass and bird’s nest. You can see a couple of in progress pictures below and more in this Facebook album. If you flip through the photos, you’ll see one of the tricks of cosplaying: having enough room in your space to build.
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