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Cosplay Wednesday – Don’t Starve’s Willow

Dont Starve Willow Cosplay - Gamers Heroes
Dont Starve Willow Cosplay – Gamers Heroes

Klei Entertainment’s Don’t Starve isn’t just an exercise in survival — it’s also a super-popular game with a killer aesthetic. With the recent release of the game on the PlayStation Vita, a new generation of fans have recently been subjected to Wilson’s roguelike adventure. In honor of this port, Gamers Heroes takes a look at a dead-on cosplay of Don’t Starve’s Willow.

Russian cosplayer DarkInquisitor666 (aka Polina Maslennikova) takes a break from cosplaying as Dexter’s Laboratory’s bright and cheerful Dee-Dee to try her hand at Don’t Starve’s Willow. A fan of the character, DarkInquisitor666 worked hard to make it spot on. From the wig (which took three tries!) to her One-Man Band item, she captures the essence of the character quite well. But don’t take our word for it — Klei Entertainment gave her some much deserved praise on her DeviantArt page.

Dont Starve Willow Cosplay Gamers Heroes (3)

Dont Starve Willow Cosplay Gamers Heroes (2)

You can find DarkInquisitor666 on her DeviantArt page here and her Facebook page here.

Do you enjoy a bit of gaming cosplay? Or maybe you’re passionate enough to do it full time. Drop me a line at casey[at]gamersheroes[dot]com and we’ll feature some of your cosplay.

Casey Scheld

Casey Scheld has more than 15 years of experience in the gaming industry as a community manager, social media director, event specialist, and (of course) gaming editor. He has previously worked with gaming start-ups like Raptr, publishers like Konami, and roller derby girls at PAX West (check out Jam City Rollergirls)! Gamers Heroes is a passion project for him, giving him a chance to tap into the underground side of gaming. He is all too eager to give these lesser-known heroes of the indie space the attention they so rightly deserve, seeking out the next gem and sharing it with the world. Previously making appearances at events like CES, GDC, and (the late) E3, he is all too happy to seek out the next big thing. For those that want to talk shop, send over a tip, or get an easy win in a fighting game of their choosing, be sure to check out his social media channels below.

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