Trace (Toyworld)

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Trace
Toyworld character
Trace-box.jpg
Trace in box
Created by

Toyworld
Release number

TW-T03
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Lamborghini Urus

Trace is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Chase made by Toyworld in 2013.

Toyworld

Trace is a third-party Transformer who turns into a car. He is an homage to the 1987 Transformers character Chase.

Trace combines with Grind Rod, Aurora and his other team members to form a giant robot.

Trace is unrelated to the Transformers character Tracer.

Development

Prototype images of Trace were posted to the Toyworld web site in May 2013.[1]

Trace was released in December 2013.

Reception

The [email protected] podcast for May 3rd, 2013 selected pictures of Brainwave, Trace and their Optimus Prime homage prototypes as New Picture Picks.[2]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for May 6th, 2013 discussed Toyworld TW-02, Trace and Brainwave in the news.[3]

The moonbase2 podcast for May 7th, 2013 covered Trace in the news.[4]

The Radio Free Cybertron podcast for May 8th , 2013 discussed Trace in the news.[5]

The Collector Cast podcast for June 16th, 2013 mentioned Toyworld's TW-02, Trace and Brainwave in the news.[6]

The Fwooshcast podcast for May 12th, 2013 covered Toyworld Brainwave, Trace and TW-02 in the news.[7]

Hardbone and Trace were among the third-party Transformers who appeared in an advertisement by Robot Kingdom on the back cover of Transformers: Timelines issue for Summer 2013.[8]

The [email protected] podcast for November 15th, 2013 selected Trace as one of the New Picture Picks.[9]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for November 18th, 2013 discussed Trace in the news.[10]

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for August 2nd, 2014 covered the release the oversized Aurora, Grind Rod and Trace in the news.[11]

Toys

  • Toyworld TW-T03 Trace (2013)
A new mold. Transformers from robot to car. He can also become part of a larger gestalt robot. Comes with a gun, collector card and instructions.

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/japanese-transformers-40/toyworld-prototype-images-of-tw-h02-brainstorm-tw-t01-throttlebot-3-and-tw-02-idw-optimus-prime-177395/
  2. Vangelus (May 3rd, 2013). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/889685-wtf-tfw-250-may-3-2013-a.html. 
  3. blunghole (May 6th, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkq7Loqr1kM. 
  4. Andy (May 7th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-241. 
  5. Brian Kilby (May 38th, 2013). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2013/5/12/radio-free-cybertron-310.html. 
  6. TJ Duckett (June 16th, 2013). "Collector Cast". http://kumastyledesigns.com (Podcast). Kuma Style Designs. http://kumastyledesigns.com/collector-cast-episode-1-good-to-be-back-aprrox-1-hour-31-minutes/. 
  7. Craig (May 12th, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/05/episode-110-may-12th-shazam/. 
  8. Jesse Wittenrich (w), Josh Burcham & Jimbo Salgado (p), Jesse Wittenrich (let), Brian Savage (ed). "Termination" Transformers: Timelines v2, 8 (Summer 2013), Fun Publications
  9. Vangelus (November 15th, 2013). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/964586-wtf-tfw-278-november-15-2013-a.html. 
  10. blunghole (November 18th, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGAiZSVg_dQ. 
  11. Mathew Ignash (August 2nd, 2014). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). Mathew Ignash. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31IQyQLyx-I. 

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