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GamesCom: Cosplayers attempt to break Guinness record

Saturday, 22nd August 2009 16:07 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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GamesCom had loads of cosplayers in attendance, so much so that the group was trying to break a Giuness world record for The Largest Gathering of Games Characters.

Over 400 cosplayers are expected to gather at the event today, to try and break the MCM London record of 376 characters.

Guinness representatives were dispatched, and planned to make each one count by having people write the name of the character and game they are from on a form, get a photo taken, and wait until the rest are counted.

Sounds fun. Waiting in a queue is always fun. Especially one that is over 400 people strong. Hopefully there is a rollercoatser ride at the end of the line. Doubtful though.

Thanks, Joystiq.

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  1. Stephany Nunneley

    If you want to see the full picture. Here it is.

    http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm34/Ragnor144/Demotivators/Cosplay.jpg

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Michael O'Connor

    Girl in Storm Tropper outfit = Best. Thing. Ever.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Jadeskye

    Aww i was at the london mcm dressed up when they broke the record last time. damn you!!

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Stephany Nunneley

    What were you dressed as?

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Jadeskye

    @stephany: Kaname from vampire knight.

    http://media.photobucket.com/image/kaname%20kuran/coolmark10/ranmarukuran.jpg?o=12

    I like anime but the Ex-gf was far more into it. let it be heard guys, don’t let your girlfriend dress you up as an anime character then take you on the subway on a saturday morning.

    People in suits will laugh at you >_>

    #5 5 years ago
  6. endgame

    still, i bet u enjoyed the experience overall. ;)

    #6 5 years ago
  7. endgame

    oh and yeah, that girl looks awesome! :D

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Tonka

    You forgot to insert the blogs name where it says “your blog”. No pay for you susan01.

    #8 5 years ago