Quakewave

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Quakewave
FansToys character
Ft03-box.jpg
FansToys Quakewave box
Created by

FansToys
Release number

FT-03, FT-03T, FT-03C
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Cannon

Quakewave is a fictional character and third party Transformer created by FansToys in 2013 as an homage to the 1984 Transformer Shockwave in Masterpiece scale.

FansToys

Quakewave is a third party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Shockwave created by FansToys.

Other third party Transformer homages to Shockwave include Mastermind Creations Cyclops, TFC Toys Phantom of Screamer Set and Mech IDeas Longblast.

Development

FT-03 Quakewave was announced in July 2012.

Concept images of FT-03 were released in December 2012. They stated it would cost about $150 and was due for release in February 2013.[1]

FT-03 Quakewave was released in February 2013.

Promotional photos for the Dr. Wu P-38C weapon depicted it being held by Quakewave.

Reissue of FT-03 with darker color, toy version FT-03T and limited translucent FT-03C were announced in April 2015.

FT-03T was released in November 2015.

Reception

In the [email protected] podcast for December 7th, 2012 Seth selected FT-03 as one of the New Picture Picks.[2]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for December 14th, 2012 the hosts talked about images of the Quakewave prototype.[3]

In the Radio Free Cybertron podcast for December 26th, 2012 FT-03 was one of the topics for discussion. They commented it could be recolored into the Radio Shack version of the toy.[4]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for January 1st, 2013 discussed Quakewave in the news.[5]

In the Radio Free Cybertron podcast for January 30th, 2013 new images of Quakewave were mentioned in the third party roundup.[6]

The Back from the 80s podcast for February 2nd, 2013 talked about Fanstoys Quakewave in the news.[7]

Toys

  • FansToys FT-03 Quakewave (2013)
An original mold by FansToys. Turns from cannon to robot. This toy is designed to fit in with the Masterpiece Transformers toy line.

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/fanstoys-unofficial-generation-1-shockwave-176445/
  2. Vangelus (December 7th, 2012). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/740715-wtf-tfw-229-december-7-2012-a.html. 
  3. Craig (December 14th, 2012). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2012/12/episode-92-december-15th-the-tragic-sacrifice/. 
  4. Brian Kilby (December 26th, 2012). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net (Podcast). TFRadio. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2012/12/29/radio-free-cybertron-12262012.html. 
  5. blunghole (January 1st, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=895GU3zT3ww. 
  6. Brian Kilby (January 30th, 2013). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net (Podcast). TFRadio. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2013/2/2/radio-free-cybertron-1302013.html. 
  7. Dreadwing (February 2nd, 2013). "Back from the 80s". http://btte.libsyn.com/ (Podcast). Back from the 80s. http://btte.libsyn.com/episode-135. 

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