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After many long nights—losing track of time—playing Breath of the Wild, I knew I wanted to cosplay a character from the game. For such an immersive game, there oddly aren’t too many unique-looking characters. At first I was thinking of cosplaying one of the Guardian Beasts, when I remembered these three facts:
- One of the signature aspects of the game is the interchangeable armor system. No longer does link just have to wear just a blue tunic. He can wear a helmet, top, and bottom all from different sets.
- The backstory of Kilton is so interesting. I love how geeky and passionate he is about all things monster-related in the game.
- The climbing gear set is a godsend.
Realizing again, how helpful climbing gear was and how dorky looking Kilton’s Bokoblin mask looked, I decided that I would mash-up the two outfits to create a cosplay that could only come from such an amazing game.
Here are some photos of Link eluding Bokoblins:
Because I wanted this cosplay to travel well, pretty much everything is detachable including the horn on the Bokoblin mask, ears, and various satchels on the climbing belt.
A few people have reached out to me about how I made my Climbing Gear Link. With some time to sit down and write, I thought it would be a good opportunity to create this Climbing Gear Link cosplay tutorial. A heads up, I actually only started documenting more of my cosplay making activities. Consequently, this… View Article