Pure magic

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 03 August, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 03 August, 2011, 12:00am


With cosplay, it's all about the taking part and not so much the winning. Wong Siu-lun impressed judges at Hong Kong's Ani-Com & Games fair with her Lineage II-inspired character, but having spent about HK$5,000 on her elaborate homage to the role-playing game, was just HK$1,000 ahead after pocketing the top prize. The extraordinary time and effort invested by contestants in their costumes is obvious but, then again, who can put a price on full immersion in the world of fantasy?