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Author Topic: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...  (Read 435 times)

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So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« on: September 12, 2017, 11:42:09 am »
I did a PacMan I'm pretty happy with. I'm wearing a PacMan maze suit/tie, and made a paper mache Pac Man head to go with it. Yellow shoes, socks, and gloves, and a PacMan belt buckle. I then used a Wav Trigger sound board, portable speaker, and rigged up some wiring to miniature buttons in my glove. Snaked the cabling from the glove up my sleeve with a Cat-5 cable that I could disconnect to keep the glove and the rest of the system in my inner suit pockets separate for managability.

When I pressed my first finger and thumb together, I made the wakka wakka sound. When I pressed the second finger, the PacMan death sound. The third finger played PacMan fever. The fourth finger had volume up and down buttons.

I topped it off with a glowing, color changing ghost about a foot off my body via a transparent PVC pipe, with styrofoam balls to represent maze dots on the pipe, illuminated from within with blue LEDs to give them a bit of a glow.

The whole effect was a 3D PacMan costume with lights and sound. Was pretty happy with the results and got lots of photos.

Starting with a brief video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-YjIkHtF4A
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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2017, 11:44:56 am »
And some pix:

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2017, 11:45:36 am »
Oh my God - awesome.
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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2017, 12:32:52 pm »
LOL thats bad ass!

I have one of those ghosts to :)

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2017, 01:10:53 pm »
Pretty awesome man.

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2017, 01:12:48 pm »
Cheers to limitless self confidence.

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2017, 01:15:53 pm »
Cheers to limitless self confidence.

 :cheers:
A full covering mask does wonders to self confidence. ;)

Nice one saint, I think this turned out pretty classy.

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2017, 01:51:57 pm »
Looks great Saint!  :applaud: That must've taken quite a bit of time to put together, especially with the lights and audio.

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2017, 02:23:15 pm »
Dig those crazy threads.

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2017, 04:07:20 pm »
I wanna wear that to work!

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2017, 04:29:18 pm »
That turned out amazing, great work!  :cheers:

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2017, 10:55:44 pm »
So the suit.... did you get that made or has Men's Warehouse suddenly gotten way cooler?

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2017, 11:24:12 pm »
Wow that is amazing! 
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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2017, 02:55:00 am »
Great job on the suit and mask, it looks like you had a lot of fun.

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2017, 03:39:34 am »
So the suit.... did you get that made or has Men's Warehouse suddenly gotten way cooler?

The suit is buyable, seen them before.
I wanted a tie but couldn't find one :(

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2017, 07:11:44 am »
So the suit.... did you get that made or has Men's Warehouse suddenly gotten way cooler?

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2017, 08:49:55 am »
Great Job Saint.... Awesome look until I saw Didymus a few pics down. That Didymus costume was awesome!
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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2017, 11:04:17 am »
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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2017, 12:12:34 pm »
So the suit.... did you get that made or has Men's Warehouse suddenly gotten way cooler?

Thinkgeek.com :) (Also Amazon I think)

Nice.  Can't believe I haven't ran across it before.  I know what I'm wearing to my funeral.  ;)

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2017, 05:05:33 pm »
Hilarious.  What a riot it must have been.  Very well done.

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Re: So, I was Pac Man for Dragon*Con 2017...
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2017, 11:52:19 pm »
Oh that's so dreamy, like super nerd (Giggle).... Jennifer makes the noise.... waca,waca,waca (laugh), Is this the "secret" project you have been working on for like ever?

  
 

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