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Paper Mario : The Origami King - Community Fan Art Competition

Written by StreetPass UK


To celebrate the upcoming release of Paper Mario: The Origami King, Nintendo Players UK will be hosting a fun Community Fan Art Competition!

Get your pens, pencils and paper at the ready! We want you go full ‘Art Attack’ with your creations! You’ll need to use all of your creativity to take on the crafty Origami King!


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Enter with your super-duper artwork. Anything goes; it can be cosplays, drawings, paper crafts, origami or even stop motion animation – the limit is your own imagination. We'll be taking submissions via Twitter… Simply Tweet a photo or video to us by using the hashtag #NPUKPaperMario.

 Submission Deadline: 18:00pm Saturday 11th July 2020.


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 Our judges will assess all entrants and will whittle them down to eight of the finest, most craftiest artworks. The Top-8 will then be put to a public vote, with all artworks posted via @NintendoPlayUK Twitter account.

Public Voting Open: 18:00pm Sunday 12th July 2020 – 18:00pm Thursday 16th July 2020.


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 The two artworks with the most votes will be awarded with a digital download code for Paper Mario: The Origami King. There will be a third winner who will be awarded the illustrious ‘Olney Prize’ – as selected by Alex Olney from Nintendo Life. This winner will also be awarded with a digital download code for Paper Mario: The Origami King. The remaining five finalists will each be awarded with £20.00 Nintendo eShop credit.

Winners Announced via Nintendo Life’s Twitter Account: Tuesday 21st July 2020.


If you're struggling for inspiration, check out Gandakris' Paper Mario themed creations! 


Whether you're new or old to creative activities, we would love for you all to share so much wonderful artwork, it would make even The Origami King himself jealous!

So to all you artists of the Mushroom Kingdom, have fun creating your masterpieces. Stay safe and don't run with scissors or without parent supervision!

Happy Crafting!


Competition open to residents of the United Kingdom and Ireland only.