Design Notes

Crafting Paladin Armor

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Just in time for the Metrocon Convention

The Artix Entertainment team will be running a booth next weekend at the MetroCon convention in Tampa, FLA.  The voice actor who did Piccalo from DragonBall Z will be there -- I am really excited about meeting him and some of the other guests. We will be running a panel! It will be EARLY (well, early for us) at 10am on Saturday in room... um... find the room with a crazy game developer running around battling undead in the Paladin armor below and go in that one! We have been learning how to craft cosplay armor!

Real Life Paladin Armor

Armor Making 101

If you follow me on Twitter, you may already know that we have been spending a day each weekend for the past 3 weeks learning how to make cosplay armor. It is the MOST FUN I have ever had burning my hand with a hot glue gun. Dage, Galanoth, Faith, a few other team members and I all cram ourselves into the greenscreen room where we set up a bunch of tables (stations.) We saw a fewYouTube videos were people were making Halo armor from gym floor mats. So we bought a giant box of the mats. Talking about boxes... we had A LOT (Sneevil heaven) of boxes from the actionfigure shipments, so we used those to draw and cut out templates for the armor pieces. Then we traced them on the gym floor mats and cut them out with a electrically heated exacto knife (honestly, the non-heated exacto knife worked every bit as well.) Then we bent the pieces of "gym-floor-armor" and heated them with a a heat gun -- which is basically a super powerful hairdryer that you would NEVER WANT TO GET NEAR YOUR HEAD. (Why do I always learn the hard way?) Then you glue the pieces... and often your fingers... together with a hot glue gun. Finally, the armor is spray painted completely black, and then, just like when coloring armor for the video games, you paint the light onto it with the gray/silver/gold paint. Considering the Paladin armor was our 1st attempt, I am really happy with the way it came out. I took the photo above before being forced to leave the Lab. Maybe I should put this on and do a live-action video design notes? OMG!!!!!! I nearly forgot. We are going to be on the WFLA Channel 8 news tomorrow morning! If it is not mind destroyingly horrific, I will get a video from the news company and post it for you.

P.S. What do you think we should try to make next? DragonSlayer Armor, Sepulchure Armor, Dage the Evil Armor, or do you have another idea? Message me @ArtixKrieger on Twitter

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the almighty freddy
the almighty freddy: Could you guys be able to sell the Amors?
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mturf
mturf: nice work guys :D
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ahajo_The_First
ahajo_The_First: Dage The Evil Armor!!!!!!and when will you finish the game!!??!!?!!?!?!
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Dragonmaster Flynn
Dragonmaster Flynn: Hmm, how about DragonLord? That would look pretty awesome! Let's hope those gym floor mats weren't used when you ordered them!
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pkmnmastah
pkmnmastah: 10am is early this was posted at like 1 in the morning
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Carman Sandego
Carman Sandego: The Paladin armor looks cool! Please take a picture of you wearing it.
you should make Dragon Slayer armor next.
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DaTronix
DaTronix: YES Love it! Im planning on building sepulchures armor along with his doomblade for this halloween im still planning but im a pretty good artist i made the mirror drakath armor last year for halloween out of cardboard layers and papermache etc it wasn't much of a 100% replica but i started it since the beginning of october and i wasn't a hurry but everyone loved it for some reasons they thought i was a transformer 0_o dont know where they got that idea but i thought it was funny awsome work XD
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yotam2000
yotam2000: its awesome!!!!!!!!!!!

and i think you can do drakath's armor , dage the evil armor , warlic's armor , xan's armor , or even the armor of J6.
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Voydspektre
Voydspektre: Just gonna throw in my vote for a Dage armour next.
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Kodix 101
Kodix 101: You should sell the armors at HeroMart and you should definitely craft Sepulchure armor and do a real-life Artix VS. Sepulchure video. Or you could always craft Dage the Evil armor just for the Dage VS. Nulgath War and make a real life video with him to inspire his legions.
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phlynch
phlynch: Guardian
Sepulchure
Dragon lord
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iinfamous
iinfamous: Make the chickenwire lord armor.
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shadow tornado vortex
shadow tornado vortex: u guys really inspired me . im gonna make my own armor out of foam sheets . haven't figured out what armor im gonna make though. i might make sepulchure armor. your armor looks super cool good job.

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KJinx101
KJinx101: i think that "crazy game developer" running around the room battling undead should be Artix considering his love for slaying undead.

going in order with armors:

1.Paladin (which is already decided)

2.Dragonlord

3.Guardian

4.DoomKnight( sepulchure)

5.Dragonslayer

6.(oh!) Ultra-Guardian

7. Captain Rolith's

8. DF warrior

9.Rogue

10. ::: --i mean-- ... stitch up mage or healer?

11. ??? (too many)

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KJinx101
KJinx101: I also think once enough armors are made(/found) you should make a mini show-series...

like on youtube or something...
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zuvizu
zuvizu: chicken cow armor definitley
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REVELATION KING DOOMWOOD
REVELATION KING DOOMWOOD: Artix I have an idea what if there is ADVENTURE QUEST WORLDS ADA in CLAN and CLAN have next to his name or his name will be the name of the logo OR CLAN AND THERE IS NO PICTURE SYMBOL Suppose MEMBERS, DRAGON, EVIL, NULGHT, SKULL, ETC SHOULD DO NOT FORGET AQW NO PLACE IN DELIVERY OF GOODS OR AC, GOLD, CLASS, ITEMS, SWORD, HELMET, WEAR ETC THEN THE GAME IN AQW FAFORITKAN AROUND THE WORLD? by: http://www.aq.com/aw-character.asp?id=revelation% 20good% 20knight GOOD AND BE A SUCCESS IN grant
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EpicBronyA
EpicBronyA: Dragon Slayer armour.
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EpicBronyA
EpicBronyA: Or Doom Knight.
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