The Great Wall Armor Showcase and Giveaway!

Norm suits up in a set of black Bear Corps armor from The Great Wall to show the similarities and differences between the various Great Wall Nameless Order armors that are up for auction right now at Prop Store. Like Adam’s Tiger Corps armor, this costume is comfortable to wear, is packed full of convincing sculptural detail, and is wonderfully painted and weathered. Perfect for wearing at the next convention!

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52 thoughts on “The Great Wall Armor Showcase and Giveaway!

  1. Looking good, Norm. Will you be wearing it at the next convention? Whether I win the shield or not, it is always a pleasure to catch up on the Tested.com doings. Thank you!

  2. This armor looks amazing. Weta Workshop did an amazing job
    with all of these costumes. Already browsing Propstore to see what’s out there for
    the auction. 🙂

  3. Awesome video (as always). The the props from the movie look amazing. I can’t believe how many fine details they put into these pieces of armor.

  4. I already have a fantasy sword gallery for the day I eventually have a man-cave, or rather man-barn, so why not add a shield to go with it? Consider me added, and thanks for the continued great content!

  5. Add me to the list for a chance to win a cool shield. I must admit Norm you had my hopes up it was going to be the entire outfit!

  6. Wow, I think the black Bear Corp. might be even more stunning than the set Adam tried on in the other video! The subtleties in the painting and weathering are beautiful!

  7. Looks fantastic! I have a spare mannequin just crying out for one of these suits, such detail and care given to each individual set. Im loving the two tone shield aswell 🙂

  8. Absolutely incredible craftmanship from the Weta Workshop. I’ve watched the film but you can’t appreciate the detailing until you see the costumes up close. Thanks for sharing them with us!

  9. The Great Wall was one of those movies for me that I didn’t care for much when I first saw it. But, it really grew on me upon subsequent viewings. It’s now developed into a “I watch it for the nostalgia” flicks.

  10. I watched Great Wall in the theaters just to see the props Weta made, no other reason.

    Keep having fun for the rest of us Norm!

  11. Man, the level of detail that the folks at Weta put into those pieces is incredible. Such a great source of inspiration for the rest of us to strive for. I’d love to put some of their work on my wall to stare at while I’m problem-solving on my own projects!

  12. Looks incredible! Wonderful craftsmanship. I would love to be able to display this centre stage on my wall. I love spending time on tested and learning from the best. Thank you for the endless inspiration and introducing me to the film world.

  13. I have had the great privelage to visit the Great Wall and Xian, the home of the Terra Cotta Army. While there I did a couple of small sketches of individual warriors.

    I know I would look awesome in that armour and think I am about the same size as Norm having spoken with him at SDCC

  14. Will Norm, it looks like your ready for Halloween this your… or to defend your home for monsters on Halloween. Either way, you look great. Thanks for the video.

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