Expensive Plastic Guns Look Like the Real Thing in UK Military Cosplay wired.com‘s headline proclaims. Buried in the otherwise innocuous (for us) photo gallery of Simon J David‘s thesis project on Airsoft tacticoolery: this little jihadist gem. “I don’t want people to think I’m passing judgement,” David says. “I wanted to give the people in the photos a platform to express themselves. I’m not out to paint them in a bad light.” Sure, I believe that.