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March 4, 2015

Vintage Papercraft Lone Ranger Frontier Town

In the 1940's, Cheerios did an advertising tie-in with the Lone Ranger radio show. On the backs of Cheerios boxes were printed papercraft templates for the various buildings of the Lone Ranger's frontier town. There were nine different box backs in all. Additional buildings, along with four base maps, could be ordered by mail. Scans of each and every part of the frontier town may be viewed at the Trilling Days memorabilia website. According to the site's author, when fully assembled, the base map of the town covered nearly 15 square feet!

February 27, 2015

Pixar Papercraft: Mike Wazowski

Monsters Inc. was Pixar Animation Studios fourth computer animated film to be released by Walt Disney Pictures. This paper model is of Mike Wazowski, one of the lead monsters in the movie. Mike's job (as with all the monsters in his world) is to scare children in their bedrooms at night. The model of Mr. Wazowski was created by DeviantARTist, LordBruco. The template may be downloaded here.

February 25, 2015

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Papercraft

Released in 2010, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is the third installment in the Assassin's Creed video game franchise. Pictured here is a paper model of the main character of the game, Ezio Auditore da Firenze, a 16th century assassin. This excellent model was created by Sanek94cool. A download of the Pepakura PDO template is available here. Build photo by DeviantART member BRSpidey.

February 24, 2015

C&C Overlord Tank Papercraft

In the Command & Conquer: Generals video game, the US and China cooperate to eliminate a terrorist organization that seeks to eliminate the military forces of both superpowers. This paper model is based on a 3D model of the Chinese Overlord tank seen in the game. The PDF template for the tank may be downloaded at Command and Conquer Papercrafts. The download includes several different accessories for the tank including a radar dish and a Gatling cannon.

February 19, 2015

League of Legends Paper Toy: Ziggs

This paper toy of the League of Legends character, Ziggs, was created by artist Jarrett Quon. The toy is intended to be able to balance on string or wire, using the two bombs as ballast. Jarrett based his design on Sal Azad's "Acrobat Monkey" paper toy. A download of the template for the toy may be found here. In the League of Legends video game, Ziggs is a demolitions expert who invents a line of powerful bombs he calls "hexplosives".

February 16, 2015

Taekwon V Inspired Papercraft Robot

Building this detailed paper model of a samurai-like robot is not for the faint-of -heart. The model has 493 parts contained on 54 pages, yet the finished piece stands only 22" (55 cm) tall.  Papercraft designer Gwijang found the inspiration for his creation in the 1970's South Korean cartoon, Robot Taekwon V. PDF and Pepakura PDO templates may be downloaded from Gwijang's Youtube page. Build photos by Sinsis.