Hello 'all! It's been a while!
This seemed like the best place to post this
Ever wanted to test out an experimental warband fresh from the forums, but weren't willing to sink tons of cash on a boatload of new models or parts? Ever converted a miniature with some awesome looking weapon only to have the character it represents change weapons by the next game? Ever wanted to introduce a new player to the game, but they were too intimidated by the startup workload?
Well, here is my solution to all of the above problems. May I present, the first edition of Paperheim:
The above paper model is roughly scaled to an actual 25mm heroic scale minigure. The base, when folded appropriately should be about the same size as an actual minifig. The only problem is the narrow profile of the figure created. Whenever an opposing player takes a shot at your paper figure, turn your warrior (for the moment) so that he is facing the shooter. Opposing players should be allowed to request this kind of "realistic view" anytime.
Setup is simple.
1) Save the above image to your harddrive
2) Print off as many copies as you have characters in the warband you want to make. (I would recommend putting multiple on a single page in MS Word or OpenOffice or something)
3) Draw whatever weapons or equipment. You can use the bottom squares to keep track of less visible items like lucky charms or spell books. Use pencil if you think you might want to change their equips around.
4) Cut along the solid straight lines using a hobby knife or scissors. Fold along the dotted lines.
5) Start playing!
You might also want to try using a computer image editor if you are really picky about covering up those lines.
Feel free to modify these however you want, just make sure that the CFM on the base remains intact, and that if you repost this paper model or any variant modified from it, that you link back to this original post.
Expect to see some awesome completed warbands by sometime tomorrow! (I am thinking Bretonnian Chapel Guard and Southland Safari'ers) I'd love to see what others do with these as well. If there is enough demand, I can make some scaled to other races. This one should do for humans, elves and the undead.