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This Incredible Halo Diorama Will Blow You Away

This Incredible Halo Diorama Will Blow You Away

Andrew Theo, a creative director in the entertainment business by day, has spent several years of his nights bringing the digital world of Halo to life. Dubbed Halo: Reclaim, this 4’×6′ hobby diorama took Theo two years to build, using the McFarlene Toys’ roughly 15mm scale Halo Micro Ops line for the soldiers and their […]

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Evil FX Designs Incredibly Realistic Halo 4 Didact Costume

Evil FX Designs Incredibly Realistic Halo 4 Didact Costume

If you’ve ever been to a comic, sci-fi or anime convention you’ve probably seen attendees wearing cosplay (costume play) costumes of their favorite characters. Some of those costumes are designed rather poorly while others look incredibly good and then there’s David Carpenter’s costumes, which are on a completely different level. Halo 4 fans will quickly […]

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Six Foot Lego Assault Carrier

Six Foot Lego Assault Carrier

[flickr video=7362557832 w=580 h=400] I saw this great video on the Flickr blog this morning. Apparently this is based on the Covenant Assault Carrier from the HALO game series. Ben Caulkins, or Benny Brickster on Flickr, has some amazing Lego creations. Notably, his Portal series, Tranformers, and more Lego HALO pieces. The Six Feet Assault […]

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Inside the Halo armor with Vrogy

Inside the Halo armor with Vrogy

Over the past few years, I have been fascinated by Michael’s Halo armor project. The piece that first caught my eye was his M6G pistol made of foam. Insulating foam is a fascinating material, due to its’ consistency, low cost and ease of tooling. Machined foam can be cut quickly, and can be finished with a variety of surface treatments from diluted white glue to some paints. He’s been posting to the MAKE Flickr pool for quite a while, allowing us to see what he’s up to as the projects evolve. Recently, we’ve had an email exchange where he has shared some of the process and techniques that he is employing on this masterful personal project.

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M6G Prototype in foam

M6G Prototype in foam

Vrogy has created a foam prototype of the M6G pistol from Halo 3. He originally intended to make a whole arsenal of aluminum cast weaponry from his designs. He discovered from this design that lost foam metal casting is somewhat a fussy art. I cast one, but it turned out very wrong.. metalcasting is a […]

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