Introduce Yourself - The Sequel!

Novaria306

New Member
First Name: Crystal or go by Nova
Profession? Student?: Building Maintenance Personnel
Age: 38
Favorite Hobby: Nature Photography
Favorite part of Halo: commentary between the Grunts
Favorite Halo: Hmmm 3...(and all of em)
Favorite Video Game: Mass Effect series
Other Interests: Hiking, camping, fishing, writing, crafting, reading, auto mechanic work.. And more.
Favorite Food: lemon cheesecake
Favorite Band: Def Leppard
Favorite Movie(s): V for Vendetta, Lord of the Rings movies
What do you hope to learn here?: How to make epic Spartan armor and weapons and connect with the community of awesome win!
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yes I have.
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: No I do not.
Other: Hmmm...poutine anyone?
 

CrimsonSpades24

New Member
Hello everyone! Here is my official introduction to the 405th, enjoy!


First Name: Caleb (I prefer Cal or Crow)
Profession? Student?: Student, Senior to be exact.
Age: 17 (18 in five months)
Favorite Hobby: Cosplay, Prop-Building, and Racing
Favorite part of Halo: The Siege of New Alexandria (for now)
Favorite Halo: Close Call, Reach or ODST.
Favorite Video Game: Jak X: Combat Racing
Favorite Food: Anything with Alfredo
Favorite Music Artists: Geoxor, Virtual Riot, & NCS
Favorite Movie(s): TMNT (2007)
What do you hope to learn here?: Proper techniques to create the perfect MJOLNIR for me.
Have you built/made a costume before?: Not completely, though I'm hoping to finally finish one!
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Nada
 

whatever6

New Member
I am on this forum for about 1 year now. But I did not know there was introduction thread :lol: , so let me finally introduce myself:


First Name: Call me whatever. I would like to stay anonymous (had bad experience with people trying to dox me).
Profession? Student?: Currently still a student in computer science, but I also work as software developer.
Age: 24
Favorite Hobby: 3D-Printing
Favorite part of Halo: Master Chief
Favorite Halo: I honestly never played any Halo game as it was an Xbox exclusive for a very long time and I do not like to play shooter on a console.
Favorite Video Game: Darksider 2 and DOOM (hard to decide)
Other Interests: Computer games, VR, Case Modding
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Band: Linking Park
Favorite Movie(s): Evangelion 1-4
What do you hope to learn here?: Improving my cosplay skills and get some ideas from others.
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yes, I've been working on my DOOM cosplay for more than a year now. But it is my first cosplay ever.
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Nope I am new to this hobby.
Other: I honestly did no know that this forum is solely dedicated to HALO ^^'. I came here, because of some awesome DOOM cosplays I saw on Google Images. So I hope it is okay for me to stay anyway :p
 
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nickoc41

New Member
First Name: Nick
Profession? Student?: HGV Driver, hoping to move to some sort of operations/transport office role
Age: 32
Favorite Hobby: Hiking (but only because I don’t think “eating” counts as a hobby in its own right ‍♂️)
Favorite part of Halo: the tie in media - can’t count how many times I’ve read The Fall of Reach
Favorite Halo: Halo 4
Favorite Video Game: Monkey Island series
Other Interests: American Football, Kickboxing, Marvel
Favorite Food: Burgers
Favorite Band: Bit of a range of stuff, Feeder, Becky Hill, Olly Murs, etc
Favorite Movie(s): anything Marvel, Star Wars, etc. I can also quote S.W.A.T. word for word…
What do you hope to learn here?: some new techniques to build better armour - the last costume I made wasn’t very good
Have you built/made a costume before?: I made an ODST costume from the Andrew DFT blueprints, but I didn’t get a chance to properly finish and paint it before MCM Comic-Con, and I wasn’t very happy with how it turned out.
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: nothing yet
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ProfugoBarbatus

New Member
First Name: Tyler
Profession? Student?: Software Developer
Age: 27
Favorite Hobby: Game Development
Favorite part of Halo: The extended universe that has been crafted
Favorite Halo: Reach (Barely beats out Halo 3)
Favorite Video Game: Dead Space
Other Interests: Guitar (I'm Awful)
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Band: Flogging Molly
Favorite Movie(s): Dredd (2012), Spaceballs
What do you hope to learn here?: How to create costumes and entertain others with them
Have you built/made a costume before?: No
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: No
Other: Trying to make as much as I can from my own designs - 3D printer, Fusion 360, Microcontrollers, and help from a friend who's a wizard with fabrics
 

ZippysWorkshop

New Member
First Name: You can call me Zippy ^^
Favorite Hobby: Cosplaying and Video Gaming are my most favourite hobbies!
Favorite part of Halo: Customising my Spartans!
Favorite Halo: I would have to say Reach, even though I was introduced to H3, I LOVE seeing my custom Spartan in cutscenes in Reach
Favorite Video Game: There's so many, so I'll say my fave series, Halo, Mass Effect, Elder Scrolls, Spyro the Dragon, Crash Bandicoot and Ace Combat 7
Other Interests: Drawing, looking into model painting at the moment!
Favorite Food: Pepperoni Pizza
Favorite Music: Oh man, so many! I love Synthwave, 80s music, classic rock and epic soundtracks
Favorite Movie(s): Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, Predator, Alien, Top Gun
What do you hope to learn here?: More foam smithing techniques!
Have you built/made a costume before?: I have cosplayed for 12 years, but never a Halo costume so I think it's about time I look into making one!
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: I'm pretty "Freelance" when it comes to cosplay communities, I've been part of official communities before but I prefer just floating around, doing the costumes I love without committing to communities.
 

Spinx510

New Member
First Name: Storm. Though sometimes hear people call me Chaz (Due to FB saying my irl name not a name. So just use Chaz)
Profession? Student?: Care Worker, propmaker (Work long side charities)
Age: 37
Favorite Hobby: Archery, Cosplay, Art and Horse riding.
Favorite part of Halo: Jun say "Going steal it back"
Favorite Halo: Halo, Reach and ODST
Favorite Video Game: Reach hands down.
Other Interests: Metalsmithing and rebuilding kit car
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Band: That tough as I like all music, do have soft side for Queen.
Favorite Movie(s): Star Wars (even new ones,) Aliens, Predator some horror
What do you hope to learn here?: way of improving on details and not to murder a 3d printer.
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yes, I have 6 year old Spartan suit, that been well used and loved for charity "SSAFA" military Charity I've work with for 8 years, put photo of my spartan below. FFXIV Dark Knight which hand crafted chainmail skirt (never again rip my hands)
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Normal UK Cosplay group where just help each other for most part and help new people with builds. 501st keep poking me to join 405th.
Other: Plan to do a new build of my Spartan soon, as this suit though still going strong started to show it age from wear.
 

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MarvelBeatsDC

New Member
First Name: Stephen, though generally go by Ste/Steve
Profession: Software Engineer for Genesys
Age: 36
Favorite Hobby: Tabletop Wargames (primarily Games Workshop games [Munda, Titanicus, Horus Heresy])
Favorite part of Halo: Story
Favorite Halo: The nostalgia in me says Halo: CE, but I really enjoyed Reach, its a close one
Favorite Video Game: Final Fantasy VII
Other Interests:
Favorite Food:
Very tough question, savoury I'd go pizza, sweet - definitely doughnuts
Favorite Band: Again, super tough, but if I had to pick I'd go Rammstein
Favorite Movie(s): Master & Commander, Transformers (80s animated), Star Trek First Contact
What do you hope to learn here?: The art of foam and maybe how to actually make the most of my tiny printer
Have you built/made a costume before?: I tried to print a Mando helmet, but it was tough on my printer
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: No
Other: Hoping to do either a Halo 5 or Infinite (Master Chief specifically) foam build if I can find the resources

^ on the 'Other' note, is there actually a difference between the 4 and 5 Chief suit, other than the undersuit?
There's a great Halo 4 foam template, but nothing (that I can find for 5).
Thanks for your time and efforts everyone! Look forward to being able to contribute some progress.
 
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Deltaraven

Member
First Name: Crystal or go by Nova
Profession? Student?: Building Maintenance Personnel
Age: 38
Favorite Hobby: Nature Photography
Favorite part of Halo: commentary between the Grunts
Favorite Halo: Hmmm 3...(and all of em)
Favorite Video Game: Mass Effect series
Other Interests: Hiking, camping, fishing, writing, crafting, reading, auto mechanic work.. And more.
Favorite Food: lemon cheesecake
Favorite Band: Def Leppard
Favorite Movie(s): V for Vendetta, Lord of the Rings movies
What do you hope to learn here?: How to make epic Spartan armor and weapons and connect with the community of awesome win!
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yes I have.
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: No I do not.
Other: Hmmm...poutine anyone?
Wow!! You have great taste in music as well
 

BraySevier087

New Member
Hello All! Our former Introduce Yourself thread has grown to a massive 421 pages so it is time to lock that one down and start fresh!

First of all - welcome to all of our new family! We want to know all about you, but let's start with these few questions!

First Name:
Profession? Student?:
Age:
Favorite Hobby:
Favorite part of Halo:
Favorite Halo:
Favorite Video Game:
Other Interests:
Favorite Food:
Favorite Band:
Favorite Movie(s):
What do you hope to learn here?:
Have you built/made a costume before?:
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?:
Other:
First Name: Brayden

Profession? Student?: Shift Supervisor at KFC

Age: 23

Favorite Hobby: Cosplay

Favorite part of Halo: Lore

Favorite Halo: Halo Reach

Favorite Video Game: Halo Reach

Other Interests: Voice Acting, Singing, and Stage Acting

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Band: Ice Nine Kills

Favorite Movie(s): Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

What do you hope to learn here?: How to hone my ability to craft armor

Have you built/made a costume before?: Not entirely by hand

Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Treasure Valley Studios

Other:
 

PapaBear71

New Member
First Name: Bear (Ken)
Profession? IT Compliance for Disney
Student?: Always learning
Age: 50+ (who needs to count after that?)
Favorite Hobby: Historical Reenactments (Civil War & Rev War)
Favorite part of Halo: Multiplayer Co-Op
Favorite Halo: Halo Combat Evolved (I've been in this fight since 2001)
Favorite Video Game: Ghost Recon
Other Interests: Huge Star Wars fan
Favorite Food: Many
Favorite Band: Pre-Black Metallica
Favorite Movie(s): Rogue One
What do you hope to learn here?: tips, tricks, and how to build a Jorge kit
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yes, a Biker Scout from ROTJ
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: the 501st back in the day (and 50lbs ago)
I also wore a Marine outfit at Halo Outpost Discovery 2019
Here is me in the Biker Scout and the child on my left is Pipninja77 back in 2007-ish
 

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SI3RRA 117

Well-Known Member
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First Name: Bear (Ken)
Profession? IT Compliance for Disney
Student?: Always learning
Age: 50+ (who needs to count after that?)
Favorite Hobby: Historical Reenactments (Civil War & Rev War)
Favorite part of Halo: Multiplayer Co-Op
Favorite Halo: Halo Combat Evolved (I've been in this fight since 2001)
Favorite Video Game: Ghost Recon
Other Interests: Huge Star Wars fan
Favorite Food: Many
Favorite Band: Pre-Black Metallica
Favorite Movie(s): Rogue One
What do you hope to learn here?: tips, tricks, and how to build a Jorge kit
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yes, a Biker Scout from ROTJ
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: the 501st back in the day (and 50lbs ago)
I also wore a Marine outfit at Halo Outpost Discovery 2019
Here is me in the Biker Scout and the child on my left is Pipninja77 back in 2007-ish
That’s an awesome picture with the Sangheili. Biker Scouts cool too, they were always my favorite Star Wars costumes.
 

MoNut

New Member
Hello All! Our former Introduce Yourself thread has grown to a massive 421 pages so it is time to lock that one down and start fresh!

First of all - welcome to all of our new family! We want to know all about you, but let's start with these few questions!

First Name:
Profession? Student?:
Age:
Favorite Hobby:
Favorite part of Halo:
Favorite Halo:
Favorite Video Game:
Other Interests:
Favorite Food:
Favorite Band:
Favorite Movie(s):
What do you hope to learn here?:
Have you built/made a costume before?:
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?:
Other:
First Name: Telmo (Mo)
Profession? Student?: Computer nerd
Age: 50
Favorite Hobby: 3D printing
Favorite part of Halo: All of it?
Favorite Halo: 2
Favorite Video Game: Moon Patrol
Other Interests: Cosplay, food, electronics
Favorite Food: Solid
Favorite Band: Gee, so many to name
Favorite Movie(s): Again, too many to name, but Pump Up the Volume was fun
What do you hope to learn here?: How to create Halo armor?
Have you built/made a costume before?: Nope
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?:
Other:
 

Deltaraven

Member
First Name: Telmo (Mo)
Profession? Student?: Computer nerd
Age: 50
Favorite Hobby: 3D printing
Favorite part of Halo: All of it?
Favorite Halo: 2
Favorite Video Game: Moon Patrol
Other Interests: Cosplay, food, electronics
Favorite Food: Solid
Favorite Band: Gee, so many to name
Favorite Movie(s): Again, too many to name, but Pump Up the Volume was fun
What do you hope to learn here?: How to create Halo armor?
Have you built/made a costume before?: Nope
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?:
Other:
Wow, I remember pump up the volume with Slater, great movie
 

MathieuCryptid

New Member
First Name: Mathieu

Profession? Student?: Machinist

Age: 23

Favorite Hobby: Cosplay or Lego collecting

Favorite part of Halo: Definitely the memories I have playing it with my friends and my cousin

Favorite Halo: Probably Reach but I definitely have a soft spot for Halo 2 as it was my first

Favorite Video Game: If it's not Reach or Halo 2 it's Skyrim lol

Other Interests: I do other cosplays, I collect Lego, and I make Youtube videos on Lego

Favorite Food: This local restaurant has these incredible wings with a cinnamon chipotle dry rub that I'd kill for lol

Favorite Band: Depends on the day but probably Candlemass, Cannibal Corpse, or Wu-Tang

Favorite Movie(s): The Thing or Scream

What do you hope to learn here?: Definitely trying to get advice and tips to improve my costumes but mostly trying to meet other Spartans and make some friends!

Have you built/made a costume before?: Many lol, but my only Halo costume so far is my ODST! I'm also working on an EOD Spartan now!

Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Nope
 

JSLund

Jr Member
Hello All! Our former Introduce Yourself thread has grown to a massive 421 pages so it is time to lock that one down and start fresh!

First of all - welcome to all of our new family! We want to know all about you, but let's start with these few questions!

First Name:
Profession? Student?:
Age:
Favorite Hobby:
Favorite part of Halo:
Favorite Halo:
Favorite Video Game:
Other Interests:
Favorite Food:
Favorite Band:
Favorite Movie(s):
What do you hope to learn here?:
Have you built/made a costume before?:
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?:
Other:
First Name: Johnathan (John)
Profession? Retired (veteran)
Age: 39
Favorite Hobby: Aviation
Favorite part of Halo: I like the lore, and the community.
Favorite Halo: Infinite
Favorite Video Game: Initial Dv3
Other Interests: Fatherhood, Fishing, Hunting, Aviation, Gaming, Cosplay, Streaming, Football, Nascar,
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Band: Pink Floyd
Favorite Movie(s): Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan
What do you hope to learn here?: I want to incorporate all of the cosplay techniques to make the perfect cosplay! Someday!
Have you built/made a costume before?: I have been cosplaying as minor characters and Star Trek Characters for over 20 years. My infinite chief was the first spartan I have done.
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: I dont think so?
Other:
 

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Snootyhighbye

New Member
First Name?: Tylor

Profession? Student?: High school senior

Age:
17

Favorite Hobby: Playing guitar,

Favorite part of Halo:
The story Bungie had created for ODST and for Halo reach, as well as infected with my cousins

Favorite Halo: Gotta be HALO ODST for me

Favorite Video Game:
big fan of titanfall 2 but halo will always be my main chick
Other Interests:
I'm on my way to becoming an Irl marine, once i graduate im off for basic, besides that fot the past few months, foam making has been all I've been thinking about. I've decided that by the time I"'m done1+ wit school I will have my own personal ODST gear and maybe it will count as my senior project

Favorite Food: This local restaurant has these incredible wings with a cinnamon chipotle dry rub that I'd kill for lol

Favorite Band: Depends on the day but probably Candlemass, Cannibal Corpse, or Wu-Tang

Favorite Movie(s): The Thing or Scream

What do you hope to learn here?: Definitely trying to get advice and tips to improve my costumes but mostly trying to meet other Spartans and make some friends!

Have you built/made a costume before?: Many lol, but my only Halo costume so far is my ODST! I'm also working on an EOD Spartan now!

Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Nope
 

GhostInAShell

New Member
A big thank you to Fangs for helping me get on to the forums.

First Name: Jonathan \ Jon
Profession? IT Manager
Age: OLD (39)
Favorite Hobby: 3D Printing
Favorite part of Halo: The early day Lan Parties
Favorite Halo: First
Favorite Video Game: Could not day
Other Interests: Electronics, programming other boring things
Favorite Food: Can't go wrong with lasagna.
Favorite Band: Between Linkin Park and The Prodigy
Favorite Movie(s): Short Circuit
What do you hope to learn here?: To join a community of like minded people and get some assistance with my cosplay build.
Have you built/made a costume before?: Not without trying, no.
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: No.
Other: I had fully printied a Halo 4 suit but never finished it (still in a box), Started printing the Halo Infinite Multiplayer suit but didn't want it for the next con so started printing the Master Chief Infinite suit and I now have 2 months to complete it.
 

Mimic

New Member
First Name:Melanie or Pebbles
Profession? Student?: Mother
Age:too old
Favorite Hobby:gaming , cosplay
Favorite part of Halo: Everything
Favorite Halo:2
Favorite Video Game:Halo, Gears, LoL
Other Interests:Books, Music,Warhammer,Star Wars
Favorite Food:Tacos , Ramen
Favorite Band:Infected (games inspired Metal:they have Halo Songs )
Favorite Movie(s):A new Hope, Deadpool..
What do you hope to learn here?:3d print , paint, build etc
Have you built/made a costume before?:Star Wars:Shadow Scout, Jawa
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?:
Other:501. Legion
 

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