Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The Lich King's Helmet



As Arthas used to say in WCIII-TFT: AT LAST!

There are some broken pieces inside the helmet that are actually remains of Arthas' head. I could not remove it entirely so please forget them, because they were removed from the project's pages and will not disturb your building work.

The Arthas model as all new models are not built the same way as the older ones... they are one-piece only with 2 textures, thus making them too hard to unfold as papercrafts... but we don't give up so easily.

Size: 50 cm high
Pages: 22
Rar size: 12 MB
Difficulty: HARD
Formats: PDO + PDF
3 textures: Default Lich king color, Dark with green eyes, Lighter with green eyes.
Download it HERE

EDIT: Michael pointed some tricky flaw when building it: The helmet's "back rows" are INDEPENDENT pieces, they are not connected together. What to do now? Just build them all first. Then, following their positions in the 3D window in Pepakura, you must attach one to another and to the helmet by using some pieces of paper in the backside, as you were taping it. You can paint the paper pieces black after building, they are inside the helmet and will not make it ugly. Sorry guys, that's the way to do it, the 3D model was made this way :S

This helmet was intended to be life-sized but in fact it's a bit smaller.
Sorry but it won't be reworked for now.

Michael has just finished building the Helmet and sent us some pics. Great work!





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17 comments:

PMF said...

Freaking hell, I'll end up giving you the key to the city soon o_0

Barbarian said...

XD This one took me more than a month... still test building it but it's working! Hope u like it :)

Anonymous said...

now just make some shoulders and the rest of it and call it a day lol

IHateBrownies said...

Im so stoked. This will go great with my life-sized Frostmourne.

Jim said...

This character is my fovorite one when I play WOW, Thanks for sharing.

Cery said...

Barbarian and Michael, this is absolutely awesome! :)

Spöökes said...

Thx. That was a lot of work the last 4 days :) But it looks great on my cupboard.
by the way, Michael = Spöökes :)

Mr X said...

Exelente!!

I publis a note at Modelos de Papel of yor incredible helmet.

the link: http://www.modelosdepapel.com.ar/foro/index.php?showtopic=5136

IHateBrownies said...

I've noticed while building this that the "tricky part" is easy if you discard the inside back pieces and just print a second copy of the outside back piece pages, and just reverse the folds. Then you don't have the problem of the pieces not fitting together.

You could also just glue outside as one whole piece first, using the bottom flaps to connect to the next piece, then glue the inside ones later, but I think the first is a better option for continuity.

Von Anka said...

Its seems the .pdo file is password protected..why ? Would like to change the size of it and do some folding settings.

Lightz said...

Yeah, I agree it doesn't fit too well on the head. An increase in size would help.

Anonymous said...

So smal :(

Anonymous said...

Would someone please put it again on rapidshare or on mediafire. I can't download it and im preety sure that no one else can. Thank you very much! Same begging for Frostmourne and all the other life-sized weapons. Thank you again!

maille artist said...

it is pretty nice, untill some moron thought: hey lets start a larp battle by smashing into your helmet.

from a distance apparently it did look real.

well, make a new one, but yes, a bit scale up would be fine.
then my coif will fit in :P

but it's incredible, 8 / 10

Ralkai said...

Ouch! Too small for my head...
Still great! XD

Anonymous said...

How do I put this thing together., though?

Anonymous said...

As awesome as this helmet is, we can't resize or modify the file (delete extra parts and rearrange the existing parts more efficiently)due to the password protection, ohh people and their need for propriety...