Tigris (Mastermind Creations)

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Tigris
Mastermind Creations character
Tigris-box.jpg
Mastermind Creations Tigris box
Created by

Mastermind Creations
Release number

R-06
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Affiliation

Ferocicons
Alternate mode

Mechanical tiger/arm
Function

Mercenary/Shock Trooper

Tigris is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Rampage made by Mastermind Creations in 2014.

Mastermind Creations

Tigris is a third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Rampage created by Mastermind Creations.

Tigris is part of a combiner team who become Feral Rex.

Other third-party homages to Rampage include TFC Toys Phlogeus and Unique Toys Violence.

Development

The Feral Rex combiner was designed by Cassy Sark for Mastermind Creations, then revised by Eric Chan.[1]

A teaser image of Tigris was displayed at the third-party panel at TFcon 2012.[2].

The Tigris prototype was displayed at the Captured Prey Third Party at Botcon in June 2013.[3]

Art of Tigris was previewed at TFcon 2013's Third Party Panel.[4]

Tigris went up for preorder in March 2014.

Tigris was released in September 2014.

Reception

In the Radio Free Cybertron podcast for January 30th, 2013 pictures of the combined form of Feral Rex were part of their Third Party Roundup.[5]

In the TF Beyond podcast for February 7th, 2013 Feral Rex was covered as a topic.[6]

The [email protected] podcast for April 4th, 2013 selected color pictures of Feral Rex as one of the New Picture Picks. They mentioned Sixer and the April Fool's joke by Mastermind Creations.[7]

In the moonbase2 podcast for April 10th, 2013 Feral Rex, Sixer and Azalea were one of the topic discussed.[8]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for April 23rd, 2013 the hosts talked about images of Feral Rex.[9]

The [email protected] podcast for May 10th, 2013 selected prototype pictures of Tigris and Feral Rex as one of the New Picture Picks.[10]

The moonbase2 podcast for May 14th, 2013 covered prototype images of Tigris, Fortis and Feral Rex in the news.[11]

The Back from the 80s podcast for May 17th, 2013 talked about Mastermind Creations Feral Rex and Tigris in the news.[12]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for June 24th, 2013 discussed Mastermind Creations Azalea, Eupatorium, Felisaber, Leo Dux, Zinnia, Salvia Prominon and Tigris in the news.[13]

The moonbase2 podcast for June 24th, 2013 covered Mastermind Creations Azalea, Eupatorium, Leo Dux, Parapax Zinnia, Salvia Prominon and Tigris in the news.[14]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for July 1st, 2013 discussed pictures of the Ferocicons prototypes at BotCon 2013.[15]

Tigris and the other Feral Rex combiner team members were featured in an article in the September 2014 issue of 模魂志 magazine.[16]

Toys

  • Mastermind Creations R-06 Tigris (2014)
An original mold by Mastermind Creations. Turns from humanoid robot to robotic tiger. Combines with the other Ferocicons to form Feral Rex. His sword combines with the other weapons of the Ferocicons to become a giant sword.

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.mmc-hub.com/interview-mmcs-griffith76/
  2. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/tfcon-2012-third-party-panel-coverage-175610/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13608
  3. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/sponsor-news-19/3rd-party-news-from-botcon-2013-captured-prey-third-party-event-177858/
  4. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/conventions-15/tfcon-2013-3rd-party-panel-slides-178113/
  5. 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. 
  6. TJ Duckett (February 7th, 2013). "TF Beyond". http://kumastyledesigns.com (Podcast). Kuma Style Designs. http://kumastyledesigns.com/tf-beyond-podcast-episode-12-sly-stallone-approx-132-min/. 
  7. Vangelus (April 4th, 2013). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/865569-wtf-tfw-246-april-4-2013-a.html. 
  8. Dave (April 10th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-237. 
  9. Craig (April 23rd, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/04/episode-107-april-23-the-denizens-of-ponyville/. 
  10. Vangelus (May 10th, 2013). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/906812-wtf-tfw-251-may-10-2013-a.html. 
  11. Andy (May 14th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-242. 
  12. Dreadwing (May 17th, 2013). "Back from the 80s". http://btte.libsyn.com/ (Podcast). Back from the 80s. http://btte.libsyn.com/episode-150. 
  13. blunghole (June 24th, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8KqNaaczOI. 
  14. Andy (June 24th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-248. 
  15. blunghole (July 1st, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sh6DvIv6oUA. 
  16. "MMC Feral Rex". 模魂志: p. 92-98. September 2014. 

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