Blindfire (Maketoys)

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Blindfire
Maketoys character
Blindfire-box.jpg
Blindfire box
First appearance

"Nameless Planet" by Maketoys
Created by

Maketoys
Release number

MTCM-03A
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Affiliation

Shensin
Alternate mode

Space fighter

Blindfire is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Strafe made by Maketoys in 2014.

Maketoys

Blindfire is an homage to the Generation 1 character Strafe. He turns from robot to jet, or becomes the arm of Quantron.

Development

In April 2013 Maketoys released art of Blindfire, Celeritas and Metalstorm on their web site.[1]

Quantron was released in September 2014.

Blindfire sold individually went up for preorder in December 2015.

Blindfire was released individually in January 2016.

Reception

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for September 7th, 2013 covered Maketoys Blindfire in the news.[2]

The Cybercast podcast for December 21st, 2013 discussed the TFsource Christmas catalog pictures of the Quantron team in the news.[3]

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for May 3rd, 2014 mentioned Maketoys Blindfire and Celeratis in the news.[4]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for May 5th, 2014 discussed Blindfire and Celeritas in the news.[5]

Fictional biography

Blindfire forms the right arm of Quantron. He is the only Quantron member that has flight ability in his robot mode and he can transform into a sci-fi style space fighter. Blindfire has a broad range of weapon options: two fusion-cannon graded rifles and two laser-bladed swords. His weapons are interchangeable and can be combined into a complex weapon system. With the laser-bladed swords installed on his back, Blindfire can achieve a flight mode.

Fiction

Blindfire, Metalstorm and Sonic Drill appeared in "Nameless Planet".

Blindfire, Celeritas, Metalstorm, Overheat and Sonic Drill appeared in "The Ripper". In this story Blindfire returned to base after drinking too much enerhol and was attacked by Ripper. When he got back to base no one believed him.

Toys

  • Maketoys MTCM-03 Quantron (2014)
A new mold by Maketoys. Quantron is made up of 5 robots who each turn into vehicles. He stands 28 centimeters tall in combined form.
Blindfire turns from robot to a apace fighter and forms the right arm. Blindfire was recolored into Ripper.
Celeritas turns from robot to car and forms the right leg.
Metalstorm turns from robot to bomber jet and forms the head and torso.
Overheat turns from robot to motorcycle and forms the left arm.
Sonic Drill turns from robot to drill tank and forms the left leg.
  • Maketoys MTCM-03A Blindfire (2016)
Blindfire was also sold individually. Turns from robot to jet. Becomes the right arm of Quantron.

Gallery

References

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