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Creative Dad Crafts the Ultimate Daddy-Daughter Mechwarrior Costume

Mechwarrior Costume by Griddlock Cosplay

For many, Halloween is their favorite time of year because they get to show off their creative side. From spooktastic makeup and elaborate costumes to pumpkin carving and frighteningly fun DIY projects, it’s definitely the season to get crafty. One creative who recently pulled out all the stops is a father and uncle who goes by the name Griddlock Cosplay. For the “ultimate daddy-daughter costume” he created an incredible Mechwarrior costume that requires both an adult and child to wear it.

While the artist powers the “Mechdaddy” robot legs at the back of the construction, the front features a hinged doorway that allows kids to enter and sit at the controls. In a YouTube video posted by Griddlock Cosplay, his daughter and niece can be seen taking turns climbing into the “cockpit” and marching into battle. If that wasn’t cool enough, there’s also a fully-functioning fan and Arduino-controlled LED lights, making the experience even more realistic. The clever creator says, “I built this costume for the Edmonton Comic Expo 2018, but also because I have kids, nieces, and nephews, and a costume like this scores mega points, doesn’t it?”

You can check out more of the artist’s innovative projects on YouTube.

This dad created an incredible Mechwarrior costume that requires both an adult and child to wear it.

Mechwarrior Costume by Griddlock Cosplay

While the artist powers the “Mechdaddy” robot legs at the back, the front features a hinged doorway that allows kids to enter and sit at the controls.

Watch as the creator’s daughter and niece march into battle.

Here’s a closer look at the design.

Griddlock Cosplay: Facebook | YouTube
h/t: [Design You Trust]

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Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.

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