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Cosplay Wednesday – Gears of War’s Theron Guard


Originally making its appearance on the PC earlier this year, the world of Gears Tactics is making its way to consoles this month. In honor of this platform jump, Gamers Heroes takes a look at a spot-on cosplay of Gears of War’s Theron Guard.

A freelance illustrator and prop maker based outside of Kansas City, Missouri, SKSProps turned his talents to Gears of War’s Theron Guard in the following cosplay. This build, shown at Dragon Con 2017 and C2E2 2018, took 327 hours of work across six weeks. In particular, this build utilized arm and leg extensions as well as a built from scratch muscle suit.

Gears of War Theron Guard Cosplay

Credit goes to Jason Laboy and Brian Schultz for the photos.

You can also see it in action in the following video:

Gears of War Theron Guard Cosplay – SKS Props

You can find SKSProps on DeviantArt here and on Facebook 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@gamersheroes.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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