Thirty-year cosplayer shows how he built the perfect Borg outfit.
Eric Allan Hall has been working on his Borg costume since 1993. Over the years, he’s added more and more to it and won several costume contests along the way. StarTrek.com invited him to share his method with his fellow Trekkies.
While the article doesn’t contain comprehensive, step-by-step instructions for building a Borg costume, Hall goes through each section of his award-winning outfit and details what it’s made of and how he goes about building and refining it.
Some of the basic things Hall writes you need are:
Read Eric Allan Hall’s full guide on how to build a budget Borg costume at StarTrek.com.
Once you’ve got those things, you’re ready to add your own personal flair to your Borg outfit. Hall’s costume includes things like a neck fan, battery-operated plasma disc, hologram sticker of a spring, voice modulator, leaf blower tube, snow boot, toys, and more odds and ends that Hall has collected over the years.
You can get parts for your Borg costume pretty much anywhere, so long as you…
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