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Slideshow: Gen Con 2012 

Mike Allee
Participation in Friday evening’s annual Zombie Walk seemed to be down slightly from 2011, but enthusiasm of those zombies in attendance remained high.
Video and role playing board game characters were a popular theme for many outfits and makeup.
Warrior princesses were a popular fantasy made manifest.
A pixelated head, worn in homage to early 8 bit graphic systems from Nintendo that many gamers played growing up.
Girl with sequin bedazzled respirator mask.
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DJ Dead Mouse
A trio of attendees in horse heads play a round of rock, paper, scissors.
An interpretation of Emma Frost, aka White Queen, from the popular X-men series.
Costumes represented many easily recognizable film and fantasy characters, and some that were a bit more obscure.
A Wookie
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Each year the number of costumed figures grows, as more participants surrender to the spirit of the event.
A stormtrooper poses for photos at the Corner of Capitol and Maryland.
Cornelius from Planet of the Apes
Some costumes allowed those wearing them to walk the Convention halls in total anonymity.
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The Joker and Associates
Heartless, from the action role-playing game “Kingdom of Hearts”
Video and role playing board game characters were a popular theme for many outfits and makeup.
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