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Life is Strange cosplayer controls time as perfect Max Caulfield

Published: 3/Sep/2020 20:04

by Brent Koepp


A talented cosplayer transformed into Life Is Strange’s lead protagonist Max Caulfield with an insanely accurate costume. The artist’s incredible portrayal of the of the video game heroine will leave fans in awe.

Life is Strange made its 2015 debut on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The episodic title developed by Dontnod Entertainment became a smash hit, as players were gripped by its emotional story.

To celebrate the Square Enix game, an incredible cosplayer brought its lead protagonist Max Caulfield to life. The artist’s perfect portrayal looks so much like the character, it’s almost as the heroine has jumped out of the screen.

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Max Caulfield stars in the 2015 hit game Life is Strange.

Life is Strange cosplayer becomes real life Max Caulfield

Life is Strange follows Max Caulfield after she returns to her hometown of Arcadia Bay. The lead protagonist rekindles her relationship with best friend Chloe after discovering that she has the ability to rewind time.

Bringing the character to life, cosplayer Molza ‘molzenna‘ shared her faithful depiction of the heroine on Instagram. Photographer ‘dorian_photoart‘ captured the artist dressed up in Max’s signature pink shirt and gray hoodie.

Molzenna mirrors a scene from the game where the heroine uses her antique camera to take photos for school. The cosplayer nailed Caulfield’s look, accurately depicting her short brown bob haircut and the light freckles on her face.

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Always take a shot✨⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?LIFE IS STRANGE⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?Max by (me) @molzenna⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?Photo by brilliant @dorian_photoart⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?MUA @fuwamua⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣I painted this Polaroid camera yellow to match Max’s fictional camera from the game, THE STUPID THINGS YOU DO FOR COSPLAY ?⁣ ⁣ Это настоящая камера, покрашенная в желтый для соответствия канону, дурацкие вещи, которые мы делаем для косплея ?⁣ ⁣ #lifeisstrangecosplay #lifeisstrange #maxcaulfield #liscosplay #maxcaulfieldcosplay #cosplay #videogamecosplay #cosplayerofinstagram

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Molza teamed up with fellow cosplayer ‘fosyash‘ who dressed up as Max’s best friend Chloe. The pair perfectly re-create an iconic scene from Life Is Strange where the duo lay across a set of train tracks.

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Can we build another pirate fort and keep the world out?..⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?LIFE IS STRANGE⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?Max by (me) @molzenna⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?Chloe by @fosyash⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?Photo by brilliant @dorian_photoart⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?Max’s makeup by @fuwamua⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ I love trains, railway system is a huge part of everyday life in Russia (since Russia is also HUGE), I used to take 24 hour trips via train (and it’s only one way!!!) from my native town to Saint-Petersburg to visit my friends there 🙂 So sad there’re no trains in Cyprus :c⁣ ⁣ Забавный факт: на Кипре нет жд системы и поездов ВООБЩЕ, потому что страна маленькая и в них тупо нет нужды :’) Мне, как отроку мамы Раши, было сложно поверить в страну без поездов, но так бывает! ⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ #lifeisstrangecosplay #lifeisstrange #chloepricecosplay #liscosplay #maxcaulfieldcosplay ⁣⁣#cosplaylife #cosplaygirl #cosplayer #cosplaymakeup #cosplayfun #cosplayselfie #cosplaybabe #cosplayerofinstagram #cosplayphoto #cosplaygeek #geekcosplay #womenofcosplay #amazingcosplay #cosplaywig⁣⁣

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In another shot posted on social media, the cosplayer gave fans a closer look at how detailed her outfit is. While holding a prop news article, the artist wears Max’s brown and blue canvas bag across her shoulder.

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Tornado? October 11th?! That’s only four days away!..⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?LIFE IS STRANGE⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?Max by (me) @molzenna⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?Photo by brilliant @dorian_photoart⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ?MUA @fuwamua⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣Old but gold!✨⁣ Since I’m in a mood for a game cosplay recently I decided to post this beloved photo of me as Max? Love these colors!!!⁣ ⁣ Я сейчас немножечко на волне игрового косплея, поэтому держите мой любимый снимок в Макс ???⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ #lifeisstrangecosplay #lifeisstrange #maxcaulfield #liscosplay #maxcaulfieldcosplay #cosplaytest #cosplayersofinstagram #cosplaymakeup #cosplayideas #gamecosplay

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Life is Strange was a huge hit for Dontnod, and won several awards for its storytelling. The series was so popular, the developer made a sequel with a new cast of characters.

Those wanting to check out the pivotal title are in luck, as you can now buy all episodes in a single package. The release is available on all major gaming platforms.


Eugene Lee Yang goes viral cosplaying Avatar: The Last Airbender

Published: 29/Oct/2020 12:39

by Georgina Smith


Writer, Director, and Try Guys member Eugene Lee Yang has absolutely blown Avatar: The Last Airbender fans away with his flawless cosplays, recreating not just Azula but Zuko too.

Since rising to internet fame with his work on YouTube series ‘the Try Guys,’ Eugene Lee Yang has established himself as a creator in his own right, producing many hugely viral videos exploring LGBTQ+ and Asian-American identities.

Each year in what he describes as his ‘Asian Halloween Tradition,’ Eugene cosplays different Asian characters from popular movies, TV shows, books and more to celebrate different aspects of those cultures, and works alongside a team to flex their outstanding costume and makeup skills.

In the past, he’s recreated characters like Mulan, Magnus Bane from the Mortal Instruments Series, and many more dating back to Halloween of 2009 when he cosplayed Russell from the animated film UP.

But this year, Eugene and his talented team treated fans to not just one, but two Avatar: The Last Airbender cosplays, and they were both as fantastic as each other.

Eugene cosplays Zuko and Azula

First, in a post that at the time of writing has 99,000 likes, he recreated the banished prince from the Fire Nation, Zuko.

Eugene models the brilliant costume by Kinetic Cosplay perfectly, the bold oranges and reds of the fabric creating a vibrant fire-like glow, which combined with the mix of silk trims and various types of fabric give a perfectly dynamic edge to the look.

His makeup artist Arianna Blean has also reformed Zuko’s signature eye scar, the scar wax looking intricate enough to be realistic, but also with a slightly animated feel in keeping with the original art style.

To fans’ surprise, Eugene even pulled out a second Avatar look to celebrate Halloween this year, also having a go at one of the show’s most popular villains, Fire Nation princess Azula in beautiful photos taken by JD Renes.

The absolutely stunning images show the YouTube star surrounded by lightning, filling the images with a mesmerizing blue-white glow. The black and gold plates contribute to a powerful silhouette, with the wig by danekez sculpted perfectly to look like the original, even keeping with the gold hairpiece in the center of the head.

Eugene put both characters together in the same image in a post that gained 40,000 likes, and even participated in a TikTok trend where he wipes a mirror to switch between the two characters, injecting the video with electric personality.

His series of posts about the cosplays have garnered hundreds of thousands of likes all together, and has already got people excited about what Eugene will pull out of the bag next Halloween.