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Archive for: Props & Replicas

MOA, Warframe

14 Aug 2019 / in

The Moa, a customizable robotic companion in Warframe, was constructed for Tennocon 2019. Built as a highlight piece for fans to see in person during their own convention for all things Warframe, we built and shipped this sculpture in 4 weeks for his Canadian debut! Our Moa is constructed of roughly 250 digitally sculpted components, […]

Benares, Honkai Impact 3rd

14 Aug 2019 / in

Benares is a nine foot tall, ten foot wide, smoke breathing armored dragon built in 20 days for her debut at Anime Expo 2019. As one of the main boss battles in Honkai Impact 3rd, Benares is a massive and imposing opponent, capable of crushing the player character with massive claws or swatting at them […]

League of Legends MSI Opening Ceremonies Mask

14 Aug 2019 / in

A combination of traditional eastern art and a splash of futurepunk were mashed up to create the center stage violinist’s mask for the Riot Games’ 2019 Mid Season Invitational. Created with lightweight epoxies and foams, comfort and visibility for the musician was key in creating this piece. Since the artist was on the other side […]

WRATH Shotgun

09 Apr 2019 / in

Our third project for 3D Realms after a sentient robot arm and a glowing sci-fi crossbow followed the established trends of subtlety, restraint and delicate form that this publisher has become known for. Naturally, a four foot long 2-bore shotgun with glowing etched runes was next on the list. This replica debuted alongside the game […]

Blizzcon 2018 Replica Weapons, Diablo 3

09 Apr 2019 / in

For Blizzcon 2018 and the release of the Diablo 3 Eternal Edition for Nintendo Switch, we were tasked with bringing seven iconic weapons from the Diablo universe to life. Each weapon represents one of the classes in Diablo 3 – from Barbarian to Wizard, they’re all here! Creation of the weapons was specific to the […]

Ion Maiden Crossbow

08 Apr 2019 / in

As a follow up to our 2017 Bombshell project for 3D Realms, we were asked to produce one of the weapons from Ion Maiden, a prequel to Bombshell and the second title in the series from the development studio Voidpoint. This crossbow first debuted alongside Ion Maiden at PAX South 2019. Finished in a dark […]

The Samaritan, Hellboy

18 Jan 2019 / in

Created as an ultra-precise replica of the weapon used in the 2004 version of Hellboy, the Samaritan was modeled 100% from scratch based on screenshots, illustrations, stunt-used copies of the hero weapon and references provided by memorabilia collectors with access to the genuine article. The finished prop features a moving trigger, hammer and break release […]

Arby’s SOULCALIBUR VI Nightmare

06 Dec 2018 / in

For the release of SOULCALIBUR VI, our partners Bandai Namco and Arby’s requested a special piece: an entire Nightmare and Soul Edge built from Arby’s boxes! To fit with Arby’s phenomenal branding team, this piece was built out of cardboard and Arby’s food packaging. Designed by Wooden Leg Studios, an entirely scratch built 3D model […]

Curse Employee Helmet

Continuing the theme from our previous awards for the team members at Curse, this helmet was created as the 2018 Curse Employee of the Month Award. Penned by┬áZach Fischer Illustration┬áto build on design elements from our 2016 Broadsword and 2017 Shield, this piece was first modeled by Wooden Leg Studios prior to rapid prototyping. In […]

Axe of the Black Labyrinth, Amid Evil

18 Jun 2018 / in

To promote their upcoming title Amid Evil, New Blood Interactive contracted Volpin Props to replicate their feature weapon from the game, the elaborately titled “Axe of the Black Labyrinth” The axe was showcased at PAX East 2018 and used in photo opportunities with attendees. Two flexible foam copies were also produced for future convention appearances […]