Enigma Box (vol.1) "Arcanum"

Men vs Cosplay: 2014 Gaming Calendar Project

A project in Phoenix, AZ by Anabel Martinez

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We're celebrating the talented male costumers of the cosplay community with a video game-themed calendar for 2014!
Backers: 421
Average Pledge Per Backer: $24

Funded: $10,075 of $4,500
Dates: Aug 7th -> Sep 6th (30 days)
Project By: Anabel Martinez
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Latest News

Final Stretch: Reached!

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, Quick update: We are over $9000! We have nailed our final stretch goal:  Everyone's calendar will be upgraded to the deluxe 12x12" (12x24" spread) size!  I am so happy we can provide everyone the biggest calendar available through our... (Read More)

24 hours to go!

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, 24 hours to go, and we have almost reached our final stretch goal! :D I am absolutely elated. Here are some quick updates! Shoot Updates Kevin Bley fit in his Alistair photoshoot over Dragon*Con weekend. I previewed it, and it looks... (Read More)

Arkham City Guest Arrives, in Style

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! With the recent Batman movie/actor news, I wondered; what about my favorite version, the Arkham game series Batman? Luckily, an amazing cosplayer and not Ben Affleck (sorry, easy joke - I love ya, Ben) responded to my cries for help:... (Read More)

Visitor from Limbo!

September 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, I am happy to announce that Garett Desmond is coming on board the project as Dante from DmC!  "Garett Desmond (AKA Nerd Swagoo) is an analytical artist currently wrapping up his bachelors in Human Biology, and plans to transition into... (Read More)

Mock-Up for Calendar Upgrade - Our Final Stretch Goal

September 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, The next few days are gonna be a little crazy! ;) Confirming new cosplayers to post (waiting on bios from some dudes), got new calendar images coming in, and getting the final push in for our last stretch goal.  Here is a mock-up of... (Read More)

Tick tock + status updates!

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
HI everyone, Only five days to go! If you need an extra calendar for the holidays, just pledge an extra $15 and I will include it in your package. :)  If you're not sure about adding an extra right now, others WILL be available in limited supply,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 - Reached!

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, Stretch Goal #1 Reached!!!!Woo hoo! We've hit $6500, which means that we are good to go for an upgrade to 18 months. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I am hitting up the men who offered their gaming cosplay work for the extra 6 months.... (Read More)

10 Days to Go!

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, Things have been quiet.. too quiet! Let me remedy that. One cool thing about the project is that it's been inspiring cosplayers who visit our page - novice and advanced. This actually started applying to the guys involved in the... (Read More)

New Cosplayer Announcement: Suit up with Danquish!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! I'd like to give a warm welcome to our newest cosplayer on the roster; Dan Sarkar, AKA Danquish! Here he is pictured in his phenomenal Sam Gideon armor from the game Vanquish. I'll let him introduce himself. :) Hello! My name is... (Read More)

First shoot done!

August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone,  This past week has been: shoot planning and working to recruit more guys for the first stretch! Sylar Warren (with his partner, Shelia Santa Maria, of Aicosu) are officially the first to get their calendar picture done. Here is a... (Read More)

We've funded!!

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU! We are completely blown away at your support this past week. We have funded! Stop what you're doing and hi-five yourself; you have made sure that this project will become reality! We still have a lot to... (Read More)

A new challenger (cosplayer) appears!

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone,Please welcome Raul Eduardo Porras to the calendar! He's coming on board as Scorpion (Mortal Kombat). Raul Eduardo Porras is the owner and operator of a game truck. Six years ago, Raul was was dared to make a transforming Optimus Prime... (Read More)

Our First Update!

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone- $1376 backed in 12 hours! 50% funded in 24 hours! Early Backer Edition is sold out! Currently 67% funded! Listed as a popular project on the Kickstarter homepage! We’re doin’ it!Thank you so much for coming on board to back this... (Read More)

Local ‘Men vs Cosplay’ Kickstarter aims to invade your calendars with videogame gents

August 7th - via: blogs.evtrib.com
PHOENIX, AZ - Calendars featuring cosplayers are generally nothing new these days with thousands of conventions happening every year, but a local costuming team is attempting to change things up with their project calendar featuring an all-male cast of costumers. (Read More)

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