Phlogeus (TFC Toys)
Phlogeus is a third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Rampage. He becomes the right arm of Ares.
Phlogeus is named after one of the fire breathing horses of Ares in mythology. Phlogeus is Greek for "flame".
Other third-party Transformer homages to Rampage include Mastermind Creations Tigris.
TFC Toys teased five outlines of the Ares members in robot mode on their weibo page in March 2013.
In August 2013 TFC Toys put prototype images of Conabus and Phlogeus on their weibo page.
Phlogeus shipped in April, 2014.
The Fwooshcast podcast for August 20th, 2013 talked about TFC Toys Conabus and Phlogeus prototypes in the news.
- TFC Toys Ares 02 Phlogeus (2014)
- An original mold by TFC Toys. Turns from humanoid robot to robotic panther or becomes the right arm of Ares. He can also become the torso of any Power Core Combiner. Comes with a tail/whip and fist for Ares.
- Andy (July 15th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-251.
- Craig (July 202nd, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/07/fwooshcast-119-july-22nd-ma-crossover/.
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- Charles Shelton (January 21st, 2014). "TransMissions". http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/ (Podcast). TransMissions. http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/2014/01/transmissions-episode-24/#more-553.
- Mathew Robert Ignash (August 2nd, 2014). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). RetroRobotRadio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31IQyQLyx-I.
- "TFC". Chi Soul Die (模魂志): p. 90-97. November 2014.