Code (FansProject)

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FansProject character
Code box
Created by

Release number

Function-X1, Function-X0
Species Transformer
Gender Male

Alternate mode


Code is a fictional character and third party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Chromedome made by FansProject in 2012. In 2013 a Virus edition of Code was released and in 2015 a version of Code was released in colors closer to Generation 1 Chromedome.



Code is a homage to the Autobot characters Chromedome and Stylor created by FansProject.


A prototype for Code was teased privately for a few people at BotCon 2011.

FansProject first teased their Function-X line of toys at TFcon 2012.[1]

In December 2012 Big Bad Toy Store announced they would give $20 worth of toys to Toys for Tots for every preorder of FansProject Code made before December 16th 2012.[2] TFsource offered a similar deal benefiting the Salvation Army.

The first images of the FansProject Code toy were posted to the internet in December 2012.[3]

Code started to ship after Christmas 2012.

Code Virus version shipped in June 2013.

In 2014 Reprolabels made a set of labels for Code to make it look more like Chromedome.


In the Fwooshcast podcast for December 14th, 2012 the hosts talked about teaser images of the Function-X toys.[4]

In the WTF@TFW podcast for December 15th, 2012 Aaron selected the charity preorder offer on Code as one of the New Picture Picks.[5]

In the Radio Free Cybertron podcast for December 26th, 2012 Code was one of the topics for discussion. The hosts of the show had a mixed reaction, which some loving it, and other not liking the head and feet.[6]

Code was featured in the 2013 toy reference book Transforming Collections by Philip Reed.[7]

The WTF@TFW podcast for January 10th, 2013 discussed Code in detail after two of the hosts bought it.[8]

In the TF Beyond podcast for January 13th, 2013 Code was covered as a topic by host TJ Duckett.[9]

The WTF@TFW podcast for January 17th, 2013 discussed the transformation of Code in detail when another host bought it.[10]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for March 4th, 2013 one of the hosts talked about the Code he recently purchased.[11]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for June 2nd, 2013 one of the hosts talked about the FansProject Code he recently purchased.[12]

In the Cybercast podcast for June 30th, 2013 the hosts talked about the Virus recolor of Code in their BotCon 2013 coverage.[13]


A new mold by FansProject. Turns from a car to robot. Comes with a Soleron driver and two guns. The car's driver becomes the head of the robot.
The head of Code has a similar, but different mechanism for attaching to his body as the Generation 1 Chromedome has. The result is that while Codes' head can fit on a Generation 1 Headmaster body (without activating the tech spec meter), a Generation 1 head cannot fit on the Code body.
The Soleron driver was recolored into the Soleron trainer for Positum.
A black and red recolor of Code
A set of labels intended to make Code look mode like Chromedome. Includes Autobot faction symbols.[14]
A minor recolor of Code in colors more accurate to Generation 1 Chromedome.



  4. Craig (December 14th, 2012). "Fwooshcast". (Podcast). The Fwoosh. 
  5. Vangelus (December 15th, 2012). "WTF@TFW". (Podcast). TFW2005. 
  6. Brian Kilby (December 26th, 2012). "Radio Free Cybertron". (Podcast). TFRadio. 
  7. Reed, Philip (2013). Transforming Collections. ISBN 978-1-62620-496-6. 
  8. Vangelus (January 10th 2013). "WTF@TFW". (Podcast). TFW2005. 
  9. TJ Duckett (January 13th, 2013). "TF Beyond". (Podcast). Kuma Style Designs. 
  10. Vangelus (January 17th, 2013). "WTF@TFW". (Podcast). TFW2005. 
  11. Craig (March 4th, 2013). "Fwooshcast". (Podcast). The Fwoosh. 
  12. Craig (June 2nd, 2013). "Fwooshcast". (Podcast). The Fwoosh. 
  13. Craig (June 30th, 2013). "Cybercast". (Podcast). Josh. 

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