Monday, 11 July 2016

Plants vs Zombies Peashooter card

My nephew is 10 tomorrow. His current game craze, when he's not playing Skylanders, is Plants vs Zombies. For those who have not had the pleasure of this "cultural learning opportunity", it's a shoot-'em-up between those afore-mentioned "realistic" characters, and he loves it. DH played against him last time we visited them, and I could hear my nephew directing my gullible man to make his character "go and stand over there, Uncle" which DH obligingly did, and promptly got munched. Several times.

Nephew has got Skylanders cards for the past few years and to be honest, I'm getting a bit tired of asking him who his latest favourite character is, making a fancy card featuring said character, then on the day being told that he has a new favourite. Blow that for a game of soldiers. Or a game of Plants vs Zombies. Time for a new subject!

Pinterest failed me, so I turned to Google for inspiration and found a distinctly uninspiring selection of precisely two P vs Z cards. It was no good, I had to design my own.

It's like punch-art, but using dies. Die-art? No! That really doesn't sound right, does it?

Here is Peashooter, the principal plant character.

Don't care whether it's his favourite or not, it's the only one I could make a realistic version of using my dies, so that's what he's getting. I have to say, I'm thrilled to bits with how this turned out.