Rebel Legion Reserve
|Blue / Blue
Character: A clone of Galen Marek, from
the Force Unleashed 2 video game. Wields
two lightsabers, utilizing a blend of combat
styles and Force techniques.
Costume: Based off the Combat Arena
Armor in the game's trailer.
Created the shoulder armor and
collarbone guard from craft foam, coating
them in Plasti Dip to make them easier to
spray paint and seal.
Chest, leg, and belt harness are Nylon
straps covered with brown fabric. Hot
glued the painted metal bits and buckles
to them. Pouches are from thicker foam,
hot glued with brown fabric and have a bit
of Velcro to keep them closed. These also
work great for holding
phone/wallet/keys/snacks, and if I pick up
any business cards during conventions.
Wrappings are torn fabric. Most are
layered and fixed together to make
application faster. I then wrap single
strands at the top and bottom to keep
them in place. Gives a neater look than
having one long strand wrapped, which
could shift around and loosen.
Added weathering details to the armor,
harness, and clothes using scissors and
spray paint. Natural blond, so I use brown
temp hair spray for a day.
Lightsabers and clips are from
Ultrasabers. Had them for years, though
recently got blade plugs for them. Blades
can be swapped for blade plugs, storing
the blades in the room/car, to make for
easier movement when not in combat.
Lots of fun making this outfit. It's survived
two cons and one Star Wars party so far.