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Legion Papercraft by DaiShiHUN Legion Papercraft by DaiShiHUN
Legion from Mass Effect 2 with an M-98 Widow Anti-Material Rifle. The model is approximately scaled to Xenonray's ME2 paper models for consistency.

I've used the alternative appearance textures that you get after finishing Legion's Loyalty mission. Original and alternative textures are both included in addition to legs that are not standing on a box.

Also my build has LED lights installed in it.

Difficulty: VERY HARD
Download [HERE]

Original texture and model belongs to Bioware
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Acidwarp514 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  New member
love this model currently building it. what kind of paper do you use? I see no white lines on it so smooth. How do i make it so my models don't have white lines?Do you have any tutorials ? Thanks in advance 
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DaiShiHUN Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014
for that one I used 180gsm plain paper.
to avoid white lines I use marker pens (mostly shades of gray) to color the paper edges before assembly.
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Acidwarp514 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  New member
thanks so much for the reply.
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Axel3601 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014
wow, awesome

as soon as i've time i think i build it
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blackholefairy Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014
are there any tips you can give or show the parts you used for the led lights inside? I'm not mechanically inclined but I would love to try. Thanks so much, your papercrafts are amazing :D
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DaiShiHUN Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014
Actually there's an electronics shop where I live where the owner is really helpful an i just chose the LEDs I want and he calculated what kind of resistors (or what they are called) I need, and also sold me the battery box too. I had one for 2AA batteries but he said i should use 3 batteries because ... reasons i cant remember but it made sense at the time (I'm not very electronics inclined myself :P).

So basically I used 11 white LEDs + appropriate resistors wired in parallel and a 3 AA battery box, can't really tell you what Ohm resistors or what type of LED sorry.

The eye piece has a bit of red plastic in front of the LED to color the light, as for the pipes:
They are made with 2 layers the outer one is the standard 180gsm paper with the pattern printed on it and the glowing holes are cut out.
The 2nd layer is red colored paper that is not cut out anywhere. the 2 layers are think enough so they stop the light of the LED inside the tube but the red color paper in itself lets it trough nicely.

Hope it helps.
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blackholefairy Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014
I think it would help if I was more electronically inclined lol. Did all that weight help weigh it down? Thanks for the reply though. If I do get around to building this papercraft, I will definitely ask a more electronic person to help with the LEDs. :)
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Wesker86 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Incredible!!
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Devvicchi Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013
Hey ^_^'
I've got a little problem >_>
I cant download base from your page o.o''
What should i do? >o<
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DaiShiHUN Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013
There was a problem with the links for a few days, it should be fixed now.

If not send me a note and I'll see what can be done.
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