Introduce Yourself - The Sequel!


ODST Ike

New Member
First Name: Ike
Profession? Student?: college student working towards a education/art degree to become a art teacher.
Age:19
Favorite Hobby: Gundam Model kit building / drawing
Favorite part of Halo: In Halo 3 on the Ark mission where all the jetpack brutes watch as you solo the gravity hammer chieftain.
Favorite Halo: Halo 3 ODST
Favorite Video Game: Haloooooo
Other Interests: Anime/Fashion
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Band: Daft punk or currently The Garden
Favorite Movie(s):Charlie Bartlett,Whiplash,Scott Pilgrim vs The World
What do you hope to learn here?: just more about lore and costuming
Have you built/made a costume before?: Kinda never went through the full process of making an entire costume tho
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Nope
Other: Howdy
 

KaeSpoon

New Member
Guess its time to finally be active on here, Though a long time Halo fan and cosplayer- I am somewhat new to actually having an account on 405th.
Trust me, I would of joined sooner but I have been suffering from health problems for a good while now which put a lot of my life and hobbies on hold.

First Name: Katherine
Profession? Student?: Currently not in school, but planning to go to college once my health improves.
Age: 20
Favorite Hobby: Art
Favorite part of Halo: The Artstyle and Universe.
Favorite Halo: CE and Reach
Favorite Video Game(s): Team Fortress, Spyro, Halo (duh.)
Other Interests: Music, Equines, 3d modeling.
What do you hope to learn here?: Continue learning and developing my artistic talent and hopefully meet others with the same passion.
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yes
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: I am, but I'm not going to go into details.
 
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OrcsCompany

New Member
I'm new to the 405th site itself but I've worked with the group at many of Portland events, even manning booths at cons. Not as of very recent years as the members I personally know connecting me the the group drifted away from the 405th somewhat.
Right now I'm taking a gander and seeing what's up these days.


First Name: Brandon
Profession? Student?: Security Officer.
Age: 26
Favorite Hobby: Drawing.
Favorite part of Halo: The friends and memories I've made through it.
Favorite Halo: Halo 3, Reach is a very close 2nd.
Favorite Video Game(s): Halo, Mass Effect, Conker L&R, Elder Scrolls, Fallout, XCOM, and a bunch of OG xbox games tbh lol.
Other Interests: I write/draw a web comic, youtube projects, Cosplay and D&D.
Favorite Food: Can't beat a good burger!
Favorite Music Artist: Teflon Sega (Seriously look him up he's so underrated.)
Favorite Movie(s): Lord Of The Rings.
What do you hope to learn here?: Whatever I can, though I'm mostly here to hopefully connect and meet new wierdos clad in foam/plastic like myself.
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yep! Made a cardboard one when I was a kiddo and there's an off-chance a few might recognize my more current "Brute Slayer" spartan.
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Not in any official groups no, just friend circles.
Other: I'm near helpless when it comes to computer modeling and such, I usually make things by eye (Though Pep helps in a pinch!) But I'm working on changing that(y)
 
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Sampsonkennedy

New Member
First Name: Lachlan, but everyone calls me Hutch
Profession? Student?: structural draftsman for a prefab steel company
Age: 25
Favorite Hobby: warhammer
Favorite part of Halo: pretending I'm a super soldier out to save humanity from existential alien threats
Favorite Halo: reach
Favorite Video Game: warframe or dragons dogma
Other Interests: weightlifting, miniature sculpting and tabletop wargaming
Favorite Food: a rogan josh always satisfies
Favorite Band: Gideon and ERRA
Favorite Movie(s): not sure I have a favourite, action/adventure is easily my favourite genre though
What do you hope to learn here?: expand my knowledge of 3d printing and modelling, more advanced textiles work, finishing and painting on this scale
Have you built/made a costume before?: a few very basic pieces for school plays, but nothing noteworthy
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: none at all
Other: i have 2 cats and I'm Australian
 

indigoD0g

New Member
Hey everyone! Introducing myself again!

First Name: Madison
Profession? Student?: I'm a full time student studying history in SoCal.
Age: 21
Favorite Hobby: Cosplay (sewing, embroidery, foamsmithing, propmaking, etc), playing videogames, traveling, being active, reading!
Favorite part of Halo: Soundtracks / environmental storytelling
Favorite Halo: Reach
Favorite Video Game: Skyrim or Reach
Other Interests: I'm an artist, a baker, a hiker, and I crochet! I love creating things with my hands and learning new skills.
Favorite Food: Beef Stroganoff or any kind of hearty stew
Favorite Band: SZA, Stan Rogers, Fleet Foxes, Periphery, Deftones, August Burns Red, ERRA, anything jazz / bossa nova, Skyrim soundtrack
Favorite Movie(s): Atlantis the Lost Empire, Tron, Stargate
What do you hope to learn here?: How to improve the skills I already have, and how to keep growing as a cosplayer!
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yes, I've made Veronica Dare from ODST, Mjoll the Lioness from Skyrim, and a raider from Fallout. I'm working on a custom Reach era Spartan currently.
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: N/A.
Other: I'm excited to meet you all, and I can't wait to get back to seeing you guys in person!
 

dropper003

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:

Hi all
First Name: Jon
Profession? Student?: Currently work in the restaurant business and just graduated high school
Age: 17
Favorite Hobby: History Nerd
Favorite part of Halo: Lore
Favorite Halo: Reach or ODST gameplay wise, 2 and 3 everything else
Favorite Video Game: Halo Reach purely because that was my first online experience
Other Interests: History, Cooking, Gaming
Favorite Food: Lasagna
Favorite Band: Sabaton
Favorite Movie(s): Star Wars Episode IV or Silence
What do you hope to learn here?: More about the cosplay community and where to find reputable sellers
Have you built/made a costume before?: Nope
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: I have an account with the 501st but never went past that
Other: Dunno what to put but i’ll put a pucture of my Master Chief Helmet, also im curious, whats everyones favorite Halo track? I like No More Dead Heroes alot aswell as Tip of the Spear and Brothers in Arms
 

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drivemywagon

New Member
First Name: Ethan
Profession? Student?: Management at a tech repair company.
Age: 30
Favorite Hobby: guitar, hanging with my daughter, doing crafts with the gf
Favorite part of Halo: Late nights with the boys.
Favorite Halo: Halo reach
Favorite Video Game: I don't game much. Mainly play Mario games with my 4 year old
Other Interests: lots of music
Favorite Food: sushi
Favorite Band: Periphery
Favorite Movie(s): Alfie
What do you hope to learn here?: painting
Have you built/made a costume before?: nope
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?:
Other: I worked in finance for a long time. I know have more freedom to explore hobbies.
 

JetAlone

New Member
Hello everyone c:
First Name: Spencer
Profession: Cafeteria Worker
Age: 22
Favorite Hobby: Building PCs
Favorite part of Halo: Firefight and music
Favorite Halo: Reach for gameplay and story, ODST for atmosphere
Favorite Video Game: League Of Legends
Other Interests: My 1993 Volvo 240 <3
Favorite Food: Takoyaki
Favorite Band: Too many
Favorite Movie(s): Back To The Future (all of them) Drive, Baby Driver, Django Unchained, Anything by Laika Studios.
What do you hope to learn here?: Build knowledge, 3D printing, prop making skills
Have you built/made a costume before?: Yes, Fallout New Vegas NCR Veteran Ranger
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: N/A
Other: Dremel dremel dremel
 

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MrDaftCraft

New Member
Hello all!

First Name: Justice
Profession? Student?: USAF
Age: prefer not to answer
Favorite Hobby: cosplay/gaming
Favorite part of Halo: aesthetic
Favorite Halo: Reach
Favorite Video Game: The Witcher III
Other Interests: cycling
Favorite Food: ramen, but like, actual ramen
Favorite Band: Daft Punk (RIP)
Favorite Movie(s): Star Wars, Studio Ghibli, The Gamers 2: Dorkness Rising
What do you hope to learn here?: Resources for costumes
Have you built/made a costume before?: A few. Attached are my favorites
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Currently the GML for the 501st Legion, Timberline Garrison
Other: I've stopped by the 405th a few times in the past with the intention of building an ODST, but life or other projects always got in the way. Found the Xcoser ODST helmet for cheap which has officially started my journey.
 

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AngelicChaos

New Member
It's time I introduce myself to everyone.
First Name: Janae
Profession? Student?: HS student
Age: 17
Favorite Hobby: Drawing and playing video games
Favorite part of Halo: Challenging myself in campaigns
Favorite Halo: Halo 2
Favorite Video Game: Fallout, Mass Effect and Halo
Other Interests: Camping, swimming, watching YouTube
Favorite Food: Brownies and ice cream
Favorite Band: I just have occasional favorite songs and not a favorite band
Favorite Movie(s): The Lion King I don't watch movies very often
What do you hope to learn here?: the skills and tips for making armor
Have you built/made a costume before?: Nothing like armor but this is the first step
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: Yes I am in some groups on amino
 

Jane117

New Member
First Name: Chelsea
Profession? Student?: I am a Marketing Director
Age: I guess my youth is officially dying in less than a week. I will be 30.
Favorite Hobby: Concerts. I go to a rock festival every year.
Favorite part of Halo: SWAT or headshots
Favorite Halo: Reach
Favorite Video Game: MCC
Other Interests: Photography, Foodie, Coffee (specifically Ethiopian) , Craft Beer (specifically IPAs), Concerts, Football (SEC), Exploring, and any place that has a body of water to swim in.
Favorite Food: Oh man. I am on a big Indian food kick right now. I cannot get enough.
Favorite Band: I love all types of music. My heart belongs to rock and metal. I could talk for hours about this and even have my own shared spotify playlist, but I have been a Shinedown fan since 45 came out. However, I am really into power metal right now and can't stop listening to Powerwolf and Bloodbound.
Favorite Movie(s): Grandmas Boy, Beerfest, etc. Disney: Tron Legacy, Wreck It Ralph
What do you hope to learn here?: I have been wanting to build my own armor for years. I never had the time nor the knowledge. I want to finally check this off my bucket list.
Have you built/made a costume before?: Not yet.
Do you belong to any other costume communities? If so, which one(s)?: I do not.
Other:
 

alphaphox

New Member
Student: Working as a carpenter's apprentice.

Age: 17

Favorite Hobby: Exercise.

Favorite part of Halo: All of Halo Reach, CO-OP campaigns.

Favorite Halo: Halo Reach, hands down. Halo 3 close second.

Favorite Video Game: Halo Reach.

Other Interests: Mechanics, design, manufacturing.

Favorite Movie(s): Pixar's Wall-E

What do you hope to learn here?: I hope to learn how to build and 3D print high-quality armor replicas. I want to learn more about Pepakura models, they seem to be very prevalent here and I've had no experience with them thus far.

Have you built/made a costume before?: Not yet. I will be making a set of CE armor soon, it seems like a good first project. Any tips for 3D printing parts or other miscellaneous tips for EVA foam armor would be much appreciated.
 

Nzane

New Member
First Name: Jake
Profession? Student?: Stock Management at Officeworks
Age: 23
Favorite Hobby: Making things
Favorite part of Halo: Halo Reach characters
Favorite Halo: 3
Favorite Video Game:
Other Interests:
3D printing, electronics, my car
Favorite Food: Pesto pasta
Favorite Band: Two Feet or bbno$
Favorite Movie(s): Interstellar
What do you hope to learn here?: New crafting techniques and skills
Have you built/made a costume before?: Not a costume, but I've made props before. However, I want to make a mk4 suit as my first
Other: I have two cats that will do anything to destroy my workspace
 

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