September 19, 2020

Papercraft Hatsune Miku Kitsune Mask

Hatsune Miku is the title character in the rhythm video game series Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA. In the game, the video for the song "Close and Open, Demons and the Dead" has Hatsune with a kitsune mask on her head. This full size paper model of her mask was created by DeviantART member Gankutsu-o-taku.  The Pepakura PDO template for the mask may be downloaded here. Kitusne masks are fun fox themed masks worn during certain Shinto festivals in Japan.

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September 10, 2020

World Trade Center Paper Model

Twin Towers Papercraft
Not long after the events of September 11, 2001, paper model designer Joe Cangero created a simple paper model of the twin towers. Joe offered the model to others for free, with the encouragement to donate to one of the World Trade Center relief funds that were in place at the time. In the nineteen years since the loss of the towers, many have found building Joe's model therapeutic. May the world never see such a tragedy again. The PDF template for this model is still available and may be downloaded at cardmodelers.org.

August 31, 2020

Chibi Naruto Papercraft

Cute Anime Paper Model
There's no denying chibi papercraft is cute, but what I like about it is, it is easier to build. ;) Here is a chibi Naruto papercraft by Warzonefury. I really like the figure's stance and facial expression. The finished model is 12" (30 cm) tall. The template is available in Pepakura PDO format only and may be downloaded here. The first Naruto anime premiered in Japan in 2002.

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August 26, 2020

Sonic Paper Toys

Sonic Tails Amy and Shadow 3D Papercraft

I was surprised to find Arby's restaurant is offering free Sonic the Hedgehog paper toys. No kid's meal purchase required! ;) This offer might be a tie-in to the Sonic movie that is in theaters now, however Arby's doesn't seem to mention the movie anywhere on their website. Four different paper toys are being offered: Sonic, Amy, Tails, and Shadow. The PDF templates for the toys may be downloaded here.

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August 20, 2020

Medieval Czech Fortress Paper Model

Medieval Fortress Card Model
This 1:150 scale paper model is a reconstruction of Mstěnice Castle, a medieval fortress that once stood near the town of Hrotovice in the Czech Republic. The castle and nearby village were destroyed when Hungarian forces invaded the area in 1468. Neither the castle nor the village were ever rebuilt. The paper model design is based on recent archaeological findings. A free papercraft template for the fortress in PDF format may be downloaded here. Like every good castle, Mstěnice Castle is thought to have had a moat and drawbridge. :)

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August 14, 2020

Star Wars Papercraft: Moldy Crow

The Moldy Crow is a spaceship that appears in two Star Wars video games: Dark Forces and Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II. In the games, the ship is piloted by Kyle Katarn, a mercenary who eventually becomes a Jedi. This easy paper model of the Crow was created by Goozi. The unlocked Pepakura PDO template for the model may be downloaded here.  After the Moldy Crow is destroyed, Kyle Katarn acquires a new ship named Raven's Claw.

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August 3, 2020

Printable Minecraft Chess

Minecraft Paper Models
The Pixel Papercraft website is chock-full of printable fan-created papercraft based on the Minecraft video game. My all time fav from the site has to be the Minecraft chess set pictured above. Rather than have a black side and a white side like a typical chess game, instead this game is good guys (passives) versus bad guys (aggressives). The good side features Steve as the king with a snow golem as the queen. On the bad side, a creeper and the Enderman, respectively, fill those positions. Templates for the chess board and all the pieces shown may obtained in a single PDF download located here. Build photos by Interestedbystandr.

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July 28, 2020

LoL Papercraft: Battle Bunny Riven

It's been a while since I posted any League of Legends papercraft. Here's a model that tickles my fancy. In the LoL video game, there are different  "skins" that may be purchased for a character. The Battle Bunny skin is one option for the female character, Riven. As you might guess, the skin was inspired by the outfits worn by Playboy Bunnies. This 10" (25.5 cm) tall paper model of Battle Bunny Riven was created by DeviantART member Portaldragon. The template may be downloaded here. The download includes both Pepakura PDO and PDF files. Build photo by Kotlesiu.

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