Step 3: Parts and Materials

OK so before we begin, I must warn you that this papercraft is HUGE, and that's not metrying to be boastful or anything.  It took a total of 233 pages to build her, and that's not even counting the personality cores (5 pages each, so 253 total).  Be prepared to end up going through at least one color or black ink cartridge for this build.  Also, my Papercraft building tip 101 here, I always use Elmer's Glue All when putting together any paper model.  I know some people use Pritt gluesticks or Resin but I always liked using Elmer's since it is just as strong and durable and it's drying speed is moderate enough so I can make any final adjustments if necessary.

- Pepakura (Don't have it?  Then go download it here. Like right now.)
- Elmer's Glue-All (Or for that matter, your preferred Papercraft adhesive)
- Straight Edge/ Ruler
- At least 6 Glue Sticks (I'm partial to UHU and Permanent Glue Stic by Avery)
- Comfortable Scissors (the lighter the better, the sharper the safer- should be able to glide against the paper when cutting).
- At least 255 pages Recycled Card Stock (I wanted GLaDOS not only to look great, but also be environmentally friendly).
- Color Ink Cartridge/ Black Ink Cartridge
- Hot Glue Gun
- Xacto Cutting Knife

- Black yarn (For Final Step)
-Clear Packaging Tape

and finally, the original GLaDOS papercraft model + personality cores.  I saved you the trouble of putting all of the pdf files compressed on a .rar, but the GLaDOS .pdo model was unfortunately too large and will still be needed to be downloaded through Billybob's deviantart

GLaDOS' Addendum: No one will blame you for giving up. In fact, quitting at this point is a perfectly reasonable response.
GLaDOS Addendum=WIN!
<p>Love your picture, mikitakas.</p>
<sup><sub><em>Tha<strong>n</strong></em></sub></sup><strong>k </strong><em>you</em><strong> for</strong> <em>hel</em><sup><sub>ping</sub></sup> us <sup>he<sub>l</sub></sup><sub>p</sub><strong> you</strong> <sub>help</sub> <em>us</em> all.
You just made a WIN comment. You become an internet noob.<br>:P
This is a triumph, I'm making a note here: HUGE SUCCESS!
Thanks Mikeasaurus! It's hard for me to state my satisfaction :)
Aperture Science:<br>We do what we must because we can.
Except the ones who are dead. But there's no use crying over them, am I right?
<p>You know those aren't the lyrics, right? &quot;But there's no sense crying over every mistake.&quot;</p>
You just keep on trying till you run out of cake. Which is soon since that cake on the chair is almost gone!
This was just mentioned on Vsauce's<a href="http://youtu.be/9mnsWoKiSx0"> Game Lut</a>, way to go!
Wow, I did not even know this happened. Thanks for the heads up Mike!
GLaDOS. Awesome.
<p>HOLY SHIT THAT IS SO FUCKING BOSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!</p>
<p>&quot;Build a cool gun for the people who are alive&quot;</p>
<p>&quot;Build a cool gun for the people who are alive&quot;</p>
<p>&quot;Build a cool gun for the people who are alive&quot;</p>
Where is the download for the different cores? I've just spent ages resizing and rescaling the ones on the original .pdo model Dx
The original cores for this model were different. i can give them to you if you wish. <br>
<p>please! please do that!!!</p>
<p>Found the file after some searching. hope it works!(it's the cores) http://www.freewebs.com/chamoo_papercrafts/halflife.htm</p>
<p>hey, i cannot find the personality cores you used for yours. not to mention, the pep file won't work. any help?</p>
<p>YOU HAV JUST BLOWN MY FRICKIN MIND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!</p>
<p>Hey could you post more images of the mini GLaDOS like on the sideway, front, it would make everything easy. Just like what you did with the cores. Its more of a guide. So please make it!</p>
<p>I can't seem to get the Pepakura to work PLEASE help me</p>
I've never seen this game before so thar song was really creepy!
I hate Aperture Bakery! I ordered a cake, and...
OK GLaDOS, i know you kiled him. Just got an idea. <br>GLaDOS+Electro-Sapper=??
Nobody can make a full scale GLaDOS, just her head is the size of Chell!
Everyone should build one.. <br> <br> <br>For Science... <br> <br>You monster.
Aperture Science - We do what we must, because we can!
Amazing - When I build this. I'll probably add some speakers and a button to GLaDOS &quot;head&quot; or to one of the cores and upon pressing said button, it would trigger a music chip playing &quot;Still Alive&quot;.
now if we could just make a real glados, complete with her annoying, narcissistic, hateful, spiteful, sarcastic, and finally epic personality. just make sure not to give her access to neuron toxin...
Do you choose to cut with scissors or a hobby knife?
2 questions: (Sorry if they were already answered) <br> <br>1. How many sheets of paper does this take in total? <br> <br>2. How long did it take to cut out?
Hi 4lifenerdfighter!<br /><br />1. 250 +/- I built her a year and a half ago, so I don't know the specifics. I do remember having to go through at least one ink cartridge :P<br /><br />2. Cutting out took me the longest: 3.5 days. I was on a major time crunch to finish her along with BMO for the first game.life contest.
WOW. That's dedication. Good job. Is she still in one piece?
its hard to state my satisfaction.
WOW... I missed this the first time around!!! <br> <br>Excellent work, SHIFT! <br> <br>However DID you accomplish that CrAzY script and what's it called? I'm still in a state of amazement!!!
wow now to make her work and go rouge hmm
What I really need are <strong>Test Subjects</strong>. &nbsp;Any volunteers?
I will HAPPILY do it for NO pay
got the organe jumpsuits i guess wait is it a joke or real life
Nice work... kinda small for &quot;life-size&quot; as everyone else pointed out... but still awesome. I want to see someone with a large house build a actual full size version and use it as pseudo chandelier of sorts.
Thanks Pull And Twist! If you're interested, stick around on my page for a while. I cant make any promises, but I may be working on something similar to your idea- via Portal 2 version.
Dude I love your creativity to go outside of the box and be orignal and all these great things!
has anyone noticed that glados (just the glados core) is a lot different than the one in portal 2?
yes I was thinking isn't that wheatly from the end
Acording to you im still alive.<br>:p
and Im your robot slave lol

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