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Paper Waagh!

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Being cheap like I am. I decided that the money needed for a proper waagh was way too much for me.

To that end, I decided that I had more time than money and decided to make myself a paper waagh. Whyle my fellow players initially scoffed at my "Tube" army. They have since come to realize that because of it, I have practically everything in the Ork Codex, then some.

I decided I would share the files with you guys here. Enjoy!
File Folder: http://www.mediafire.com/?2iz1ibjbghluh

All files are in .pptx format. (Microsoft PowerPoint 2007+) You can download the entire zip file, or merely the individual files you want.

Please keep in mind that all figures and models are designed to be simply Print>Cut>Glue>Play. The vehicles ARE NOT designed to mimic the look of a WWG style ork model. They will be recognizable for what they are, but they will not win any beauty contests. This also means that the models are "smooth." The models have textures printed on the pattern. Unfortunately this means unless you have photoshop/ppt skills, you will not be able to add in alot of customization unless you glue on spare parts. However, if you are on the cheap like I am, it works and works well.


Ork Paper Army: Includes tube proxies of every ork figurine in the codex. Base size when rolled and glued should approximate the standard base size. I use tubes instead of paper cutouts because tubes allow for better LOS (I.E. 3d tube vs 2d cutout.) Heights may not be perfect, but the tubes are perfectly usable, just remember if you can see the tube, you can see the model.

Big Gunz: This file contains what amounts to a big metal looking cannon. The original shape WAS an enlarged cannon from a paper galleon. This shape has been re-skinned to give it a metallic look. Its not the prettiest figure on the table, but it will get the job done.

Truck: Yes, its the Ork Trukk! This figure will resemble a flat-bed truck when complete. It actually has enough room to hold 10 25mm tube figures. Not quite the 12 That its supposed to.

Battlewagon: This is probably the most complex of the paper models. Its body comes in 3 sections. And has parts for 3 variations of deffrolla. There is a simple steam-rolla, a 3-rotary saw blade -rolla, and a combine thresher style rolla.

Tank: This model is a fairly simple looking tank. Its mildly comical looking with a gun a bit too big for it, but works well as a Looted Wagon, or as grot tanks.

[/b]Pulsa Rokkit This monstrosity stands over a foot high when complete. Its designed to be free standing, as such, it does not have the launcher as seen in the book. Oddly enough (pure coincidence) it seems to fit pretty well if layed into a Trukk.

While not in this set of downloads, I am also working on an Ork Stompa. :)

I'm redesigning my Deff Dread and my Killa Kans as they just weren't working. I have yet to figure out a decent way to do Bikes, Buggies, or Trakks.

Here are Pics for my Paper Waagh!
Unfortunately some of the pics are out of focus, but here goes!

Vehicle Samples:

All at Once:

My Looted Wagon/Grot Tank

Big Gunzz (i'm Currently sitting at 9 of these things)


The BattleWagonz

Pulsa Rokkit

Tube Boyz

What do you guys think?

PS the Tubes are now in color. But the original print offs were in BW for ink purposes.
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I'd happily play against this kind of army. I mean, granted it doesn't look as good as the real models but mechanically speaking there's very little cause for worry once playing the game itself. Everything is pretty much the right size and as long as you're consistent about who has what (no changing one's mind halfway through the game about a unit of Boyz having shootas or sluggas) then I don't see a problem. Don't worry about people who disapprove of what you're doing. You decide what to do with your time and money so screw anyone who tries to tell you otherwise.
I see. So because someone can't afford models they don't deserve to be a part of the hobby. That makes sense.
Dude, you should seriously change your username to Paper Waaagh!. I swear this is one of the most epic things ever. Also, love how you're sticking it to all the haters. I'd rep you, but then I did that already. :p

Katie D

EDIT: Here's someone else's idea of paperhammer. I actually prefer your tube idea as it gives them some dimension.
im sure if the MODS see anything they are not happy with they will act so no need to worry,
You mean like this?

Oh, and everyone that's flamed Ityb in here... stop being douchebags.
i like boobs like my orks, real ! and green
I like my salesmen honest but you don't see me telling everyone about it.
I think if gw did come across a fully 3d printed army of their IP they would have a go.
Except printing off images of stuff on pieces of paper isn't illegal and that you'd try to get someone in legal trouble for it is really lame. Butthurt "fluff player" is butthurt.
let the thread die people
Why? More downloads for the download god and all. Plus, some people might've missed it the first time around.
I would never play against a "tube" army. it is not wysiwyg by any means. wysisyg is the basis for all of warhammer. Also, unless you are somehow buying GW paper, you wouldn't be anywhere near table-top regulations. Build a monlith out of a necron Battle force box 100% a-ok imho, print out pics of ork boys and glue them to bases, hell no. You are a disgrace to the hobby at best... whats next painting the little plastic army men from the dollar store up as IG? You disgust me.
You disgust me more. Know why? Because somehow building a Monolith out of GW cardboard is better than using the same from a cereal box, according to this post.

I'm surprised there are some people who did not make the necessary logic jump that said "hey, he probably doesnt play in GW-sponsored tournaments, nor attempt to"

As a side note, and I'm actually going to get a little angry here, when the hell did this hobby get so big that anyone in their right minds shoots down a player because he wants to use proxys? You must have hundreds players with fully painted *official* plastic men that line up to play against your also immaculately detailed fully painted plastic men, amirite?

Disgrace to the hobby? Feh. With your kind of attitude, I wouldn't play against you if you had solid gold plated space marines crafted by Michael-fuckin-angello.
+1. I heart this post.
1. How do u fee when you see someone with paper be allowed into a tournament when you know you paid for models, payed for conversions, payed for paint, paid with time and then payed to show up and game. When all you had to do is draw with a black marker on some paper and save 50% of the cost. Does that not bother you a little. (P.S. this is not directed at the individual it is just a generalization and hypothetical for the sake of argument)
Except he's flat out said multiple times that he only plays with his friends. Do you really think any sort of tournament is going to allow paper tube models?

People, think. Please. >_<
Yes and only friends would allow someone to get away with it and even then its more likely they are humouring him so they get a game, even if it means its a game against paper tubes.
If it really takes away from his friend's fun so much, then they'd stop playing him.

As for the whole "but this is a miniatures game!" thing, I agree. It's a miniatures game. But if people are happy playing with paper tubes, then who gives a shit? Unless you're playing against his Paper Waaagh! personally then there's no reason to complain.

Live and let live.
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