Awww, I wish I was still able to go.
Bloody nonexistent job market. It'll be interesting to see if anyone recognizes the character at A-fest this year. ^^
In actually progress news...I've finally managed to redeem the epic fail blade of cardboard doom. Sort of. I've made the crossguard for it and now just need to make the hilt before I can paint it all and make it spiffy.
I still have to wait to continue on the armour since I can't get my hands on the plastic I was going to cover it with, but at least there are other things to work on until then. ^^