Many of the little monsters in Pokémon are cute and possibly furry or fluffy, but you can make a Pokémon costume in a different image. Friggin Boom Toys turned Pikachu into a battle ready warrior with armor. He specifically designed the armor with a post-apocalyptic feel. He documented the build progress of his Pikachu wastelander armor with videos on YouTube. He goes over materials and has plenty of in-progress footage to illustrate each step. Watch an overview of the costume construction above and check out the helmet and knife prop in the below videos.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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