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Operation Game Costume

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Operation Game Costume

Operation Game Costume

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Costume type:  Costumes for Kids
Category:Halloween Costumes

This homemade costume for kids entered our 2016 Halloween Costume Contest.

A word from Sean, the 'Operation Game' costume creator:

My son Mason is wearing this costume. This is a FULLY FUNCTIONAL operation game with a wireless head/hairpiece.

All the game pieces were hand made. After the board was made, we cut out each opening for the game pieces. Each opening was surrounded with foil tape which conducts electricity. The foil tape is all connected to a wireless remote. When you use the attached tweezers/tongs to try and remove a piece and accidentally touch the sides, the remote is activated. This sends a signal to the headpiece which activates a buzzer AND lights up the nose, just like the game! We also made a covering for the sides/back was well as a neck support.

Although this is my sons costume, I can wear it too! We had fun making this, and all ages love to play it! He won first place in his age group at our local Trunk-or-treat this year!

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#1 comment by Melanie October 8, 2017

I love this!! Can you please tell me what you used for the red plastic border of the gameboard???

#2 comment by Sean October 8, 2017

Is a plastic frame from an old cork board, worked perfect!

#3 comment by Andrea October 10, 2017

How do you do the electric current part?

#4 comment by Melanie October 13, 2017

You rock! I am quite impressed. Last question...how did you blow up the game board? I tried yesterday at Office Depot but they had copyright issues ;(

#5 comment by Sean October 13, 2017

I just saved a picture that I found online of the game board and had it printed at Staples, they didn't say anything about not being able to print it.

#6 comment by Tina October 18, 2017

What size did you have the picture blown up to?

#7 comment by Sean October 19, 2017

Tina the size is 24 by 36.

#8 comment by Tina October 19, 2017

Perfect! That is what we purchased. Thanks!

#9 comment by Cari B July 18, 2019

Where did you find an image that can be blown up so big?

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