Posts Tagged ‘papercraft’

And Then There’s The Minecraft Papercraft

By Alec Meer on October 8th, 2010.

Aww, I want that so much

Look, we do try to write interesting, entertaining or at least semi-legible words about games, not just point and bellow ‘HERE IS A FAN-THING ABOUT A GAME WOT WE QUITE LIKE.’ Sometimes, though, it’s hard not to just go ‘awwww’ and ‘Oh God I want that so much.’

The constructor of the above delight, a man from a land down under is here. Sounds as though there’s a hundred thousand similar projects out there, but a fine starting point to do it yourself would be the ‘standardised papercraft’ downloadable schematics here. See two bigger pics below.

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Paper & Paper Roleplaying: Witcher 2 Fun

By Alec Meer on August 26th, 2010.

You get given a whole lot of junk at games conferences. By junk I do mean junk – nasty pens, ill-fitting t-shirts, mysterious plastic shapes, lanyards, low-capacity flash drives, ugly posters… Most of it doesn’t live past the hotel bin. The CD Projekt RED guys, however, came up absolute trumps, combining splendid form with genuinely useful function. Rather than providing a biro and a CD-R full of screenshots, they decided to create an entire alternate Witcher game, stick it in a box, and give it to everyone who came to see the demo.

This is The Witcher 2: Papercraft Of Kings, and it’s the best press kit I’ve ever been given.
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