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Prop ID badges Defiance, Umbrella Corp, Torchwood Institute

Prop ID badges Defiance, Umbrella Corp, Torchwood Institute

I’ve been looking for a series of smaller props to add to my portfolio and this is the result, the Nerfenstein prop Agency / Law Enforcement badges for cosplay. I hit a graphics package and designed two badges from the ground up, the Torchwood Institute Special Agent ID badge and the Resident Evil / Umbrella Corporation Special Ops ID badge, the Defiance badge was based on the badge used in the series.

I like the style of the police ID worn around the neck in pretty much every police / agency TV series, so I added a faux leather neck wallet style backing on a ballchain. This gives the right effect and it looks great for cosplay purposes, of course I could do them without that part of the build, but personally I think it makes it look cool!

Police style ID badge props Defiance, Torchwood and Umbrella Corp Special Agents

Need a Special Agent badge prop? Defiance, Torchwood and Umbrella Corporation available!

The Umbrella Corporation seem to like using flimsy laminated ID cards, but oddly, no actual agency badge, so I thought I’d design one and this is the result. It comes in any color, but I like the silver and bronze / gold finishes the best.

Resident Evil Umbrella Corporation Agent Badge props

Agent Badge props designed by Nerfenstein – Umbrella Corp Spec Ops!

Each badge is cast in resin and hand finished. Next up there’s the Defiance Lawkeeper Badge. This is based on the one used in the TV series “Defiance” on the SyFy Channel. I like the modern take on a wild west style badge.

Defiance Lawkeeper Badge prop by Nerfenstein Australia

Howdy Lawkeeper.. Defiance neckchain badge ID

This one can be done in either silver or gold, but it is the gold color that is used in the show, so that one looks more authentic.

Torchwood Institute Agent ID Badges by Nerfenstein

Designed by Nerfenstein, the Torchwood ID badge prop!

The Torchwood Institute is highly secretive, so the idea they would have ID badges might seem silly, but I figure if they drive around in huge black vans with the logo all over it, how secretive can they be! Again I know there’s a few laminated cards around, but I wanted to create something more substantial / realistic.

Torchwood Special Agent Zetan models the ID badge

Torchwood Special Agent Zetan models the ID badge

Above my buddy Zetan models the Torchwood Institute ID badge, he looks very serious, which is odd as he’s usually really chilled, he must have been in character.. he’s such a joker.

Costume Agent Badges Judge Dredd, Defiance, Umbrella Corp and Torchwood

Badges?! We do need some stinkin badges!

These new badges join my Judge Dredd badge and I’ll be adding them to my store in the coming days for anyone who wants to add a little zing to their cosplay outfits. You won’t find these anywhere else because I designed them, so they’re also very limited. I’ll be adding to this little collection also, so let me know if there’s anything you’d like to see.

That’s all lovely people, now go do good things!
Nerfenstein out!

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  1. Very nice, have you considered coming up with a “Time agent” badge (ala pre torchwood captain Jack Harkness).

    • I have a few new badge designs in the works, but that’s not one at the moment.. I’ll see how the present Torchwood one goes 🙂

  2. Good day, I was wondering how I could get a couple of the Torchwood badges?

    • Hi William,
      sorry for the delay I’ve been crazy busy. Check out my Etsy store and if they’re not in stock, just drop me an email 🙂
      Hope that helps.

  3. Very nice badge. I also have a collection of badges but its from girls scout. Unfortunately everything was lost when our house was burned six years ago. Thanks for sharing your collection.

  4. Those Umbrella badges are amazing. I’ve not seen that design before, so cool. I must have one.

    • You’ve not seen them because I designed them in Photoshop. Email me if you’d like one, I have a couple left 🙂

  5. Hi love your work where can I buy two them and how much will It cost plus could I have just the badge without the backing please id love them the touchwood badge and the umbrella corp badge
    And the defiance law keep badge and Gun

    Please if you could give me a quote


    • Hi Britpunkbunny, just msg me of Facebook and I’ll get them sent out to you.

  6. Where can I order the umbrella corp badge from?

  7. Can I buy one if the torchwood special agent cards?

  8. Are you able to customize the umbrella corp badges at all to a specific umbrella element

    • Sadly not, I would need to redraw them, then get them re0cut, it would cost way too much for a single badge 🙁

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