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PDXCON 2017 Costume Contest

Dress to Impress for the PDXCON 2017 Cosplay Contest!

 

It is time to answer some of the most important fashion questions of our time: Who looks better in a tricorn hat - You or Napoleon?  Could you defeat Catherine the Great in a battle of the ball-gowns?

We at Paradox love dressing up and letting ourselves look a little bit silly, so it's a good thing we make games full of old fashioned clothing that most people never get a chance to wear. Top hats, frock coats, red coats, togas, long flowing robes. History is the best and most diverse closet imaginable.

So why not have a costume contest to see how creative and in character you can be?

At PDXCON 2017, we are inviting all of our guests to participate in a cosplay competition. The best 3 costumes will be chosen by a Paradox jury and announced on the evening of May 13, as the convention celebrations hit their crescendo. We ask that guests wear something with a historical theme. You are not required to wear a costume explicitly connected to a Paradox game, but considering how much fashion history we cover, we are hard to avoid!

Now, what will be your rewards for this journey into historical fashion?  Read on!

  • 1st Magicka Robe (So you can cosplay whilst you cosplay!)
  • 2nd Prize related to an unannounced project (Mysterious, yes.  Cool?  Most definitely!)
  • 3rd 1 Paradox Game ($45 value) from our catalogue.  Because who doesn't want to play more awesome games?!

Registration will take place at the event venue, Gamla Riksarkivet on Saturday 13th of May. Sign up info will be revealed closer to the event.

For questions about the contest, please email pdxcon@paradoxplaza.com

Guidelines: Competitors are encouraged to choose costumes within the boundaries of good taste. Avoid overtly sexual costumes, and no nudity please. Military uniforms are OK, however no nazi symbols e.g. swastika.