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Studmaster
04-22-2003, 04:47 PM
http://www.otakon.com/happenings/happenings_masquerade_weapons.html

Since everyone was asking, and curious about this year's weapons Policy for Costumes. So this is a heads up for everyone.

1. There is NO LIVE STEEL at all allowed on the premises of the BCC. Live steel is swords, knives, bayonets, or other objects made of metal which can take an edge, regardless of whether the object is actually sharp.

2. There will be no guns of any kind: no pellet, water, or air guns, or replicas of actual guns.

Exceptions: Plastic guns that have the orange tip or which can be easily identified as a fake or child's toy gun will be accepted. All questionable items will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

3. Any object over 8 feet high, or weighing over 250 pounds, may be considered a weapon by the City of Baltimore.

4. Wooden weapons that are allowed: staffs, walking sticks, and bokken and other wooden swords are allowed and welcomed. Misuse of any wooden weapon, such as swinging it in a public area, will get your privilege revoked immediately.

5. Fake or made-up weaponry (tissue paper, plaster of paris, cloth) are all welcomed if they are safe and not dangerous to the other con-goers around you (wire is sticking out, it trips passersby, it clotheslines someone...)



Mods Note: This Thread is not meant for you to start a 300 post bitch fest about how this policy sucks, and how it ruins your costumes. Debate, and civilized griping is welcome, but remember Otakon has its own boards now. So it would be better heard there. I'm sure that we can discuss this rationally. Thank you

khamryn
04-22-2003, 04:55 PM
::Thinks its a fine weapons-policy.::

^_^

kitty_neko
04-22-2003, 04:58 PM
o_o sounds reasonable to me, i cant see why someone would complain about this one ^_^;;

...but who would or even COULD carry around something 250+ pounds? O_o

Studmaster
04-22-2003, 05:02 PM
Well, there is the guns policly, which may piss off some people who have Costumes where guns are a big part of the costume. I personally was doing Gilder from Skies of Arcadia, and guns are a nice part of the ensamble. I'm scrambling to see whether wooden guns would be acceptable. (which they probably won't be)

Edit: I put that little note down there, because Katsucons weapon policy made a GIANT stink on that board section. I didn't want a flame war here.

minako chan
04-22-2003, 05:20 PM
Well, this is much better than Katsu's weapons policy...*sticks tounge out at mean Katsu Professor Snape man*

khamryn
04-22-2003, 05:46 PM
Studmaster- ::OT moment:: GILDER! Awesome~~~ ::Grins.:: >.> I can see why some people would raise a fuss over them... but I also understand WHY Otakon has that policy....

Giant Alucard
04-22-2003, 09:00 PM
Hmmmmmmm. I wonder what they;ll think about my Hellsing guns I bought off ebay........ I have to have my guns this time, caus e Katsuson was nuts about the whole weapons policy thing, it was annoying.

DigitalCactus
04-23-2003, 12:17 AM
shucks i wonder if i paint the tips of my guns bright orange can i get away with it? I'm making mine out of wood anyway....

My guns are a BIG part of my costume...... hell the name of the game my costume is from is Gungrave....

**worries**

KuroBara
04-23-2003, 10:27 AM
*laughs*

When I saw this, I had to tell my friend who's cosplaying Kingdom Hearts Cloud. He wanted his Buster sword to be proportional to his height (6'6"), which probably would have passed 8 feet. Could you imagine making something that big, lugging it all the way to Otakon, and then having to leave it in the hotel?

Thanks for the heads-up Studmaster. I think Otakon is very reasonable in their weapons policy. I'm surprised they still let you carry wooden swords without peace-bonding.

michanchan
04-23-2003, 12:51 PM
seems Reasonible ^_^. thanks for the headsup. Now, to only figure out if the airport will let me transfer my sword (carry on)...

UsagiNoSenshi
04-23-2003, 02:03 PM
3. Any object over 8 feet high, or weighing over 250 pounds, may be considered a weapon by the City of Baltimore.
^.^; then wouldn't buses and houses be weapons too?

MonoyashaJLA
04-23-2003, 05:00 PM
The Rules work for me...now I know that both my Transformed Tetsusaiga and Buster sword can be brought to Otakon!!! o^-^o

Giant Alucard
04-24-2003, 07:28 AM
If I got some big platform boots and a really tall hat for my Alucard costume I Be a wepon in the city of Baltimore........lol.

Lil_Phoenix
04-24-2003, 10:14 AM
Yay, now I can make my 6 foot wooden glaive without worrying about it not being allowed. I just gotta figure out how... ::scratches head:: ^.^; I think it's a very fair policy, thanks for informing us all.

Blaze
04-24-2003, 04:12 PM
Fair policy as far as I'm consired. I have a 3 foot fan :) I think I'll be ok. How do you guys get those cools logos underneath your names ??? Do you just make them? Or are they like registered kind of things?

Suppose I better give the height and weight things a head up to my KH CLoud and Vampire Hunter D buds.

Vialoi Ketsueke
04-24-2003, 05:46 PM
..I have a un sharped sword with a sheath, and I was wondering if they would allow it, if I made sure the sheath and the sword never came apart. There are these really cool plastic ties you can buy at a hardware store, that never break, the only way they can come untied, is if you cut them. Do you think they would allow this? Should I try asking them, or will it just be a waste of time?

Blaze
04-25-2003, 09:43 AM
Ask Definately, but if the sword could possibly hurt anyone, then no, they won't let you in. But it never hurts to ask, email them:)

Vialoi Ketsueke
04-25-2003, 04:32 PM
It can't really hurt anyone, unless maybe I try beating someone over the head with it. (Not that it's something I would do.). Even without the sheath the sword can't do anything ( again, only if I beat someone over the head with it.), the only thing with it being unsheathed, is that it looks dangerous, but it's quite harmless.
So, I guess I'll just have to ask them. ^_^;

DigiKitty
04-26-2003, 04:15 PM
Ooooh...wait, so Supersoakers are okay? I mean they are brightly colored...:thumbsup:

F4shi0nabl3
04-27-2003, 02:11 PM
wait.. it doesn't make wooden or cardboard guns clear :-/

Recca-kun
04-27-2003, 02:54 PM
Vialoi Ketsueke: Many cons allow weapons bound tightly to the sheath, so ask and see if they'll allow it.

Heh, I now want to get some guns from the toy store that make too much noise... those might get confiscated quickly too though (due to annoyance factor). ^_^;

Studmaster
04-27-2003, 03:03 PM
F4shi0nabl3 - http://www.otakon.com/board/viewtopic.php?t=594

It's not a full answer, but it does give you something.

Raine
04-27-2003, 11:00 PM
This isn't too bad - I can definitely imagine worse! But then again, it's my parents that wouldn't allow me to carry anything potentially dangerous. They think I'm crazy. Hell, they won't let me within 10 feet of a knife! ~.~

Ah well, I know my Shooting Star will be allowed. Styrafoam and feathers. I couldn't hurt anyone with it if I tried. I'd just break it.
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KoreanEyez
04-28-2003, 01:21 AM
what if someone weighed over 250 pounds and was reallllllly tall? o_o hey, wouldn't yaoi ming be a weapon? or is he shorter than 8 feet? lol

DigitalCactus
04-28-2003, 01:43 AM
what about a coffin that is about 5 feet?

FASquall
04-28-2003, 07:50 AM
i had a question, i buying a pair of steel fans, like the training kind(picture attached)they're not really an edge but i'm not sure if they pass or not, could someone help? it's for a Tasuki costume, I know it's not his fan but i need these for tessen training anyway

http://gungfu.com/pics_general/pics_weapons/fan-black-ninja.jpg

Blaze
04-29-2003, 07:48 AM
To Tell you the truth, I don't think they would pass it, it's made of real metal, and it probably could or would hurt someone, but you might just have to email them and ask. I'm going as a Tasuki too, but I'm making my fan out of corragated plastic and painting it silver, just so I won't have any trouble. That would be the last thing I'd need.

JacksUsername
04-29-2003, 11:54 AM
hmm.....not overly outrageous...although it does leave some things pretty vague, especially saying some guns with a stripe will be allowed, but guns overall aren't allowed. O_o My wooden sword shouldnt' be too big, so hopefully I'll have no probs.

BlueLady
04-29-2003, 12:11 PM
damn .. how am i supposed to feel big without my working gun and razor sharp sword??? *grumble*
LOL

Neko Cathy
05-01-2003, 10:12 AM
Originally posted by Giant Alucard
Hmmmmmmm. I wonder what they;ll think about my Hellsing guns I bought off ebay........ I have to have my guns this time, caus e Katsuson was nuts about the whole weapons policy thing, it was annoying.

Hahaha, yea. Katsucon staff members were a bunch of assholes, I'm sorry. I can't blame you.. but if you're going as Alucard I'll keep a look out for you because he's on my "Bishonuen-to-Glomp" list :)

Very reasonable weapon guidelines. Otakon staff are very reasonable people and I expect that from them this year. Hopefully Oshi would keep his word and have made my Fuujin weapon by the time it rolls around and if not, that's ok too.

Blaze
05-02-2003, 08:40 AM
My friend Hotohori went as fuujin last year, and we didn't have a problem with her weapon, it was just made out of wood anyways :)

Harle Quinn
05-02-2003, 09:50 AM
Well, these seem like reasonable requests of the Otakon staff. Although, now I'm going to have to change Cerberus' feet. (the claws were made of metal to be sturdy) Damn......

At least I know this now. Better than showing up with a finished Cerberus and not being able to wear it! That would totally blow goats.

So, they don't mind guns with the orange plug on the end and cardboard weapons, right? If so, then all should be well.

Lilli
05-04-2003, 10:37 AM
._. Hehe, I think I'll bring my Opera Vectra gun, stick an orange cap in the barrel, and see if they allow it. It's gonna be about as tall as me (glad I'm not 8 feet, nyarharhar) and uh... parts of it will be made from plastic? o.o Hehe, since I live here, if they say no, the worst that can happen is I take it back home :3 But it's one of those cases where I think that if it was real, there'd obviously be no way I could carry it ^-~

phage80
05-05-2003, 02:12 PM
:D my weapon is 7,11 but its foam do you think it would be okay?

here a picture
http://www.gamegen.com/fightgen/characters/kliff.html

Mara
05-26-2003, 11:59 PM
Wow, that's huge, phage! But since it's foam, it should definitely be okay.

John Booty
05-27-2003, 12:51 AM
Their policy seems fair to me... I'm going to be making a big old stungun for Milly (Trigun)... we'll see if it's okay as long as I paint the ends orange!

(It seems fair... unlike cons like Katsucon... I was one of the leading complainers about that)

Blaze
05-27-2003, 02:23 PM
You shouldn't put the orange on the ends of Milly's gun, If you can make it from like cardboard tubes or something, and not plastic that should be cool. I saw a girl with a cardboard gun at a con like 2 years ago, it was not only awesome, but it could shoot like a small plastic tube from it !!! It was really awesome.

TheLoneWolf
05-29-2003, 09:48 AM
Alright,question.
I had a sword made out of a a flat steel rod.Reading he weapons policy prompted me to blunt the edges and flatten the tip.So...yeah,it looks like a flat steel rod again :rolleyes: (Think of a 31 cm long flat rectangular piece of metal with a curved tip on a handle ^^.
Will I be allowed to carry it in or not?

Blaze
05-29-2003, 10:14 AM
That's a questionable one there LoneWolf, tell you the truth, they may not...I mean...would it hurt someone if they happen to get hit by it??? And I though metla weapons were banned or something like that, I dunno...you will probably have to email them and find out.

Hotaru's Sister
05-29-2003, 01:21 PM
John, is there a way you could make an orange cap you could put on and off? If Hotaru goes as Rebecca from RE, that's what we're gonna do. The staff won't stop you because of the cap, but you can take it off for pics. Might be annoying with a gun that large though....

Hounddog310
05-30-2003, 06:27 PM
Originally posted by michanchan
seems Reasonible ^_^. thanks for the headsup. Now, to only figure out if the airport will let me transfer my sword (carry on)...
I dont know.... Over here... A guy stabed the captain of the plane with a wooden stake... I dont think they will.. I dont think they will let anything that looks like a wepon on an airplane as a carry on... lol.... the stupid things people do that Fuc* everything up for us yea?

Neko Cathy
05-31-2003, 01:26 PM
Originally posted by TheLoneWolf
Alright,question.
I had a sword made out of a a flat steel rod.Reading he weapons policy prompted me to blunt the edges and flatten the tip.So...yeah,it looks like a flat steel rod again :rolleyes: (Think of a 31 cm long flat rectangular piece of metal with a curved tip on a handle ^^.
Will I be allowed to carry it in or not?

As Studmaster posted:

1. There is NO LIVE STEEL at all allowed on the premises of the BCC. Live steel is swords, knives, bayonets, or other objects made of metal which can take an edge, regardless of whether the object is actually sharp.

Basically, no metal weapons. Sorry :(

Blaze
05-31-2003, 03:21 PM
As straight forward as it gets huh?

Ginnychan
06-07-2003, 09:09 AM
Yeah, I think the policy is pretty reasonable. Especially when compared to Katsucon's...You couldn't even have an obviously fake gun there.

Now I need to find a good within-regulations gun to go along with my Faye costume that's not TOO cheezey. Anyone have any recommendations on where to look?

Radical Urd
06-08-2003, 09:53 PM
Well I have the anti-freak cannon from HELLSING, so do i have to do the pink tape thing?

Romann
06-08-2003, 11:23 PM
Originally posted by Ginnychan
Yeah, I think the policy is pretty reasonable. Especially when compared to Katsucon's...You couldn't even have an obviously fake gun there.

Now I need to find a good within-regulations gun to go along with my Faye costume that's not TOO cheezey. Anyone have any recommendations on where to look?

DOLLAR STORE!!!

There's one like 5 minutes from my house....the manager even keeps ones I might like on hold for me, so I can take a peek at them ^ ^

With a little spray paint and touch ups, it will look just dandy!

Ginnychan
06-09-2003, 07:16 PM
Originally posted by Noir Lumine
DOLLAR STORE!!!

There's one like 5 minutes from my house....the manager even keeps ones I might like on hold for me, so I can take a peek at them ^ ^

With a little spray paint and touch ups, it will look just dandy!

GREAT idea! There's an Odd Job by my house, I'll check it out!

Blaze
06-10-2003, 03:29 PM
Good Idea:p

Dollars Store, the cheap way to solve any problem ;)

Avatrix
06-11-2003, 10:29 AM
I'm reasonably sure this weapon will be ok, but wanted to post and see if others think it won't be.

I'm going to be making Zabuza's sword (from Naruto). Starting with some rigid insulation foam as the core, because it comes in nice long and wide sections. Several glued together for thickness, then carved. I'll wrap the whole thing with fiberglass cloth, then put on several coats of epoxy, so it's shiny and won't break too easily. It shouldn't be any harder than wood, and won't have a sharp edge like metal, but may look like it does. I don't want to put the effort in and then have it turned away.

Blaze
06-11-2003, 04:34 PM
Sounds like a good plan you got there, we've built a few swords that way, so good luck!

touma
06-13-2003, 03:49 PM
i have a staff made out of a metal curtain rod does that count as live steel

StarStrung
06-14-2003, 03:56 PM
Um, my friend made me nunchucks for Selphie... they're made out of a chain and pipe tubing. do you think theyd let me in? =/

Blaze
06-14-2003, 08:10 PM
How hard is it??

I mean you might have to replace the tube part if it can hurt someone. The chain is probably ok though.

StarStrung
06-15-2003, 10:57 AM
the tubing is liek a pvc pipe. we were going to cover it in red tape or something. but you think the chain is fine? its a little big because of the proportions (ever saw selphie's nunchucks?). so i hope it will be fine. =/

Romann
06-15-2003, 02:58 PM
>>1. There is NO LIVE STEEL at all allowed on the premises of the BCC. Live steel is swords, knives, bayonets, or other objects made ofmetal which can take an edge,regardless of whether the object is actually sharp.

Hope this somewhat helps you.

Blaze
06-15-2003, 06:05 PM
Ok, geez SOOORRYY!!!!

Bit sensitive aren't we up there aren't we Star ???

chibistarpower
06-15-2003, 10:02 PM
wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Romann
06-15-2003, 10:55 PM
>>Ok, geez SOOORRYY!!!!

^^; I'm not sure if you're addressing me, but I took the time to make sure that when you or anyone else arrives at Otakon, you don't get shut down and walk around 'weapon'-less for the 3 day duration. I was being quite polite, and I usually don't easily get irked around the boards. I really didn't have to point it out, and allow ya find out when August comes around.

If you weren't addressing me, I apologize in advance.

Blaze
06-16-2003, 05:11 PM
No I thought that Star Strung was being a tad rude about not knowing how big Selphies nunchucks are. I've never played FF8, so I don't know this stuff. I'm not trying to be rude about this either. I mean as you stated before NO LIVE METAL ! I don't know...everything's kinda funky I guess.

*Apoligize's to Noir* :japan:

Yeah being weapon-less would be a big bummer, however, there's always a way around these things :) That's what cardboard, wood and spraypaint are all about.

Romann
06-16-2003, 10:10 PM
It's okay!! ^^; I just wasnt sure...and I apologized first * hugs Blaze*

RX 03
06-17-2003, 07:24 AM
Concerning the live metal option, is chains okay? I'm talking about Sora's (KH) necklece and junk.

(Don't worry Keyblades out of wood ^_^)

Blaze
06-18-2003, 10:16 AM
I think Jewerly would be alright, restricting that I think would be crap. Just make sure they're not pointed...I know they are supposed to be crowns, but I guess it would just have to be for a safety precaution, because it could maybe get snagged on someone elses's costumes, catch my drift?

Got a Cloud you can face-off with though :D

RX 03
06-18-2003, 10:56 AM
I'll just wrap myself with bubble-wrap :p heheh J/K...

YES! DUAL! *but OUTSIDE the convention center*

KiasydAntitribu
06-18-2003, 08:33 PM
It seems like Otakon's weapons policy is more than fair... espcially considering the policies at Katsucon and AMA. However, in their defense, the weapons policies were only so strict because of Virginia state laws. In case y'all didn't notice, Virginia is a bad state to be in, as far as legal issues go. The only times I've ever been pulled over was in Virginia, and at Katsucon, they wouldn't even let my friend carry her lacrosse stick (she was Akari from Battle Athletes). Crimony, they even wrapped a silly orange thingy around my Cross Punisher for when my friend and I dressed as the male and female Wolfwoods, and those things were made out of foam blocks, and not NEARLY eight feet tall. Hooray for Maryland, my home state, and their lax laws! Well, compared to Virginia, anyway.

No offense to Virginia residents, of course! I love you guys down there, really (I have many exes down there to prove it). Just not your laws.

- Loki -
"I'm sorry, officer... I was only speeding because I hate being in this state so much..."

lunasreincarnat
06-19-2003, 08:52 AM
well i hope my battle axe is allowed. ^_~ its only aobut 6 fee tall... but the blades reach out really really far.... oh well... ill still look cool roaming the streets with a huge axe! HAHA

StarStrung
06-19-2003, 10:13 PM
Originally posted by Blaze
No I thought that Star Strung was being a tad rude about not knowing how big Selphies nunchucks are. I've never played FF8, so I don't know this stuff. I'm not trying to be rude about this either. I mean as you stated before NO LIVE METAL ! I don't know...everything's kinda funky I guess.


Woah, I apologize if you thought I was being rude. =/

I dont know how that I mean, though... I just asked if you knew what her nunchucks looked like. I had no intentions of being mean whatsoever. It was sorta a joke because her nunchucks are so big and all. Sorry if you took it the wrong way.

Its just a total misunderstanding. No biggie. :)

BTW: Thanks for your help.

Blaze
06-20-2003, 07:34 AM
Apoligy accepted ;) ( I don't think I spelled that right) but eh,...whatever. Good to Clear things up.

KiasydAntitribu
06-20-2003, 07:49 AM
Hmmm... plastic swordchucks... seeming like a better idea all the time... maybe I can get more people into that 8-bit Theater cosplay idea...

- Loki -
"I mean, do -you- know a spider's pressure points? 'Cause I sure don't. Do they -have- pressure points? I wouldn't know."

lunasreincarnat
06-25-2003, 01:56 PM
if weapons cant be more then 8 feet call... can he be more then 8 feet wide?

Avatrix
06-25-2003, 01:58 PM
I gather they'll measure the 8 feet by the longest dimension. So if it's 8 feet "wide", that will count as "tall".

Aer
07-02-2003, 07:33 PM
For my Vash costume on Saturday, I was considering making his gun out of foam, then papier macheing it or something similar...that would be okay, right? Just making sure...it's my first Otakon 0.0

John Booty
07-03-2003, 07:15 AM
Originally posted by RX 03
Concerning the live metal option, is chains okay? I'm talking about Sora's (KH) necklece and junk.

(Don't worry Keyblades out of wood ^_^)
The word "live" when used as part of the phrases "live metal" or "live weapons" has always meant "sharp" as far as I've seen it. As in... sharpened weapons.

I don't think they'll have problems with chains and other props made from metal. Of course I'm not an official Otakon rep so I could be wrong but that's how I see it.

blueNINE
07-09-2003, 06:47 PM
I'd be a bit flustered if I wanted to bring a gun and had to have an orange tip on it. However, my only weapon is my guitar.

Archelon
07-15-2003, 03:48 PM
It would figure they're not allowing CO2 pistols. I've got the perfect one for my Leon costume. Ah well, I suppose my Desert Eagle lightgun will work just as well.

NeoDrifter
07-17-2003, 10:32 PM
I'm bringing an broken down shell of an MP5 airsoft gun, there's literally nothing inside, no gears or motor and the tip is orange, I hope thats allowed, it resembles a real gun in many ways, alot of my friends are telling me no and my other friends are telling me it'll be alright but after reading these posts it should be fine at least I hope

Inuyahsha
07-24-2003, 09:51 AM
did they mean just ALL steal PROPS? because my belt buckle is steel. lol.

Kartos
07-27-2003, 04:21 PM
While on the outside, this may seem resonable, it is NOT. Last year I had problems with bringing a fake Naginata with a metal pole. The ends would be covered and kept that way the entire time, so nobody would even be able to attempt to be hurt. I was told this was for the Baltimore convention center's safety, and not peoples. <b>This year, I have fake daggers and by the looks of that they are not allowed. What are they made of? Nickle silver and wooden rods.</b> The edges of the 24 gauge metal are all sanded and rounded off. the metal is fairly bendy, and I accidentally bend them while looking at them! Apparently you cant use anything metal that isnt a round ball (who knows about that eh? I do know how to do shot put XD), including SILVER >.< (the worlds strongest metal, i assure you .) So guys. no metal is allowed! YIPEEEEE!!! So you know, the person I have dealt with with the weapons policy in the past (through email) was very very not nice about things. Bring the chains and see what happens. Because who knows..

Screw Maryland, I was under the impression I was an adult American and allowed to carry real weapons, let alone fake ones!!

Knightlord
07-27-2003, 04:29 PM
I have to agree with Kartos....most of the costumes I have seen or have made rely heavily on the weapons as a main factor. I mean I have two personas I am thinking of comming as...I have the costumes and what not already for them......however one is dependent on the guns and the other wears a suit of field plate mail of which I have.....it would be pretty stupid to come there in it and then them tell me I have to take it off...what am I supposed to streak nude?...not that I would mind but some of the others might.

Knightlord
"The Insane One"

KTS
07-28-2003, 01:35 AM
First off: I do not speak for Otakon, or any SINGLE part of Otakon. Let that be known now before the emails start-a-flowin.

I sincerely hope that any and all questions have been answered for you, because I know how frustrating it is to have to put something away when you were really hoping to show it off. I am currently not allowed to wear a finger-armor ring ANYWHERE public because it has a point. Let me urge those of you that have questions and have not done so- ASK. There is no other way to find out, other than to ask. If you're still in doubt when con time comes, take the object to the staffers and ask what they think. You may have to put it away anyhow, but you'll know.

Also, I wouldn't advise 'dueling' in the streets any more than in the BCC, the cops are nearly TWICE as paranoid as BCC security and Otakon staff.

I don't exactly know about the Live Steel issue, as I have seen things both for and against the theory that it means no metal at all. My suggestion once more is to ask someone. Now, before time runs out. As someone pointed out, there is always the boards, and at least one person can answer, if not fifty.

And Kartos, though I love you dearly, Otakon can do nothing but abide by Maryland, and the City of Baltimore's laws. They can't change them anymore than they can make Aramark sell water to a dying man for less than his soul.

I hope everyone has a great time this year.

Seiya Yagami
07-28-2003, 02:40 PM
The costume I'm bringing will have guns. So I have a question and I need to know... for plastic guns painted black, no hint of orange anymore, is that acceptable or no?

*Correction* There are little hints of orange... if you look close enough... ^^;;

PsychoShinji
07-30-2003, 07:08 AM
I'm taking the gun from "Castle in the Sky" (the one that Pazu uses at the very end); it doesn't really look like a real gun because it has no trigger and it is very clunky/cartoony looking. Do you think that an orange tip would work for something of that degree, or would the staff still think of it as a weapon? It's made out of a plastic handsaw handle and PVC piping....any thoughts?

Avatrix
07-30-2003, 07:24 AM
Originally posted by Seiya Yagami
The costume I'm bringing will have guns. So I have a question and I need to know... for plastic guns painted black, no hint of orange anymore, is that acceptable or no?

*Correction* There are little hints of orange... if you look close enough... ^^;;


I expect you'll run into trouble with this one. Add some orange, or you may lose the guns.

Seiya Yagami
07-31-2003, 12:48 AM
Alright...thanks alot!! ^_^

Lainish Kuma
07-31-2003, 04:59 AM
:X This has probably already been asked but, what about a silver x gold wooden gun? xD Would they really not let you have that?

trigunvash
08-02-2003, 12:29 PM
Otakon told me NOOOOOOO Airsoft guns allowed! Even if its orange I mean all orange.

Lainish Kuma
08-02-2003, 01:25 PM
Originally posted by Lainish Kuma
:X This has probably already been asked but, what about a silver x gold wooden gun? xD Would they really not let you have that?


XD I reaaally need to know soon... ;_;

nachtinis
08-02-2003, 02:02 PM
I wonder what would happen if i brought some PROTON packs i mean that they have some items that if ran into could cause some pain, but even if you do run into the pack you gotta be pretty stupido...

orfos
08-05-2003, 02:47 AM
lol I doubt they would have a hissy fit over a ghetto looking sakabatou ne? XD;;; *laughs at her pathedic excuse for a homemade sword* o.o;; i need to get pictures and post them for you all. I hope to do that before Otakon.. yes o.o *will try to* the back of the thing between the handle and the blade (er.. i'm too lazy to remember the name of that thing o_o;;;;; ) even says "Kenshin Was Here" and I drew a little chibi Kenshin....

what? I was bored XD;;

Zero kinshin
08-06-2003, 12:43 AM
yes i would like to see this ghetto looking sakabatou ne.......good luck all..........i guess............