|Shadow Guard, The Force Unleashed|
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Description: Shadow Guard, The Force Unleashed
The 501st approval requirements are listed in black.
The Sovereign Protectors Detachment defines two additional, optional levels of costuming excellence: Protector and: Sentential . In the page below, requirements for Protector are listed in blue. Sentinel requirements are in red. Please visit the Sovereign Protectors web site for a full description of these standards.
For 501st membership only the requirements in black need to be met.
|Required Costume Components|
The following costume components must be present and appear as described below for approval .
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Helmet: Painted either in matte or gloss-finished, in a black shade that matches the outer robe, with a red visor that allows maximum visibility, but hides the wearer’s features.
Bodysuit: Bodysuit should be made to resemble that which is seen on the screen. There are no visible pockets on this bodysuit.
Body Armor: Body armor must be either matte or gloss black in color and consist of the following components: Shoulder Bells: Shoulder bells must be shaped to mimic the visual reference and must have a duckbill style based on Storm Trooper shoulder bell.
Chest Plates: Chest plates must be shaped to mimic the visual reference, based on a Storm trooper chest plate.
Back plate: Back plate must be shaped to mimic the visual reference. Based on a Storm Trooper back plate.
Abdominal Plates: Abdominal plates must be shaped to mimic the visual reference.
- Note: All body armor components must be secured to the costumer’s bodysuit by either 1) harness/strapping system, 2) Velcro/Snaps, and cannot hang free.
Vambraces/Gauntlets: Vambraces/Gauntlets must be shaped to mimic the visual reference
Gloves: Black, leather or leather-like, enclosed fingered, non-textured, gauntlet length and fitted. No buckles, straps, decorative stitching, etc.
Belt: The belt should be constructed from a non-textured leather or a leather-like material, approximately 2" (50.8 mm) in width (up to 3" (76.s mm) is acceptable) To the right of the buckle (from the viewer's perspective), a single large snap or rivet should be visible about 1" (25.4 mm) from the buckle.
Buckle: The buckle should be constructed from a horizontally brushed metal, or metal looking material. The size should be 2 5/8" (66.7 mm) high and 4 1/8" (104.5 mm) wide with 0.5" (12.7 mm) radius rounded corners. Canon buckles have a slight horizontal curve. Buckles are adorned with an Imperial Code Disk at the center.
- Costumebase/Costumebay buckles are NOT acceptable
Kama: Must match respected armor color, made of same material as the flight suit and outer robes. (Preferred: Velvet matching the outer robe on the outer layer of the Kama, inner layer of the Kama matching the bodysuit material.)
Leg Armor: Shin armor must be constructed with the same material and color as the armor and reflect the style of Jango Fett shins.
Boots: Calf or knee-high, black, lace-less, non-textured, leather or leather-like material. Rubber is not acceptable. English riding boots are preferred. (Jack boots are not acceptable)
Boot Armor: Spats: to be done in the style of Jango boot armor.
Saberpike: Saberpike is to match the visual reference set by the Hyperspace diagram of the Shadow Guard weapon. MAUL sabers on a stick are not acceptable.
Force Unleashed Shadow Royal Guard costume May have (but not required):
Outer robes: Outer robes should be constructed of black velvet or velveteen; inner lining must be constructed of black cloth material. These robes are to be done in the Episode 2 style: AOTC robes, with the following modifications. A single slit is to be added in the center of the back so as to be able to wrap the back of the robes around the hands, with the front robe section going over the shoulder on right.