Quadruple U

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Quadruple U
FansProject character
Quadrupleu-box.jpg
FansProect Quadruple U box
Created by

FansProject
Release number

Function-X2
Information
Aliases UUUU
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Robotic wolf and trainer

Quadruple U is a fictional character and third-party Transformer created by FansProject in 2013. It is an homage to the 1987 Generation 1 Decepticon Headmaster Weirdwolf.

FansProject

Quadruple U is a third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Weirdwolf. He turns from robot to wolf and trainer.

Development

FansProject first teased their Function-X line of toys at TFcon 2012, where art of Quadruple U was seen.[1]

A Quadruple U figure was displayed at TFcon 2013 by FansProject.[2]

In 2014 Reprolabels released a set of labels for Quadruple U that make it look more like Weirdwolf.

Reception

In the Fwooshcast podcast for December 14th, 2012 the hosts talked about teaser images of the Function-X toys.[3]

In the Radio Free Cybertron podcast for December 26th, 2012 the FansProject Weirdwolf homage was mentioned in their third-party roundup.[4]

The [email protected] podcast for January 24th, 2014 selected pictures of the Quadruple U prototype as one of the New Picture Picks.[5]

The Radio Free Cybertron podcast for January 30th, 2013 discussed Quadruple U as part of their Third Party Roundup.[6]

In the [email protected] podcast for February 1st, 2013 pictures of Quadruple U were selected as one of the New Picture Picks.[7]

The Back from the 80s podcast for February 2nd, 2013 talked about FansProject Car Crash, Quadruple U, Smart Robin and T-Bone in the news.[8]

In the TF Beyond podcast for February 7th, 2013 Smart Robin and Quadruple U were covered as a topic.[9]

In the Cybercast podcast for July 6th, 2013 the hosts talked about FansProject Fangro, Quadruple U, Smart Robin and Tailclub in the news.[10]

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for September 7th, 2013 covered FansProject Quadruple U in the news.[11]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for January 14th, 2014 discussed the Reprolabels for Quadruple U in the news.[12]

Fiction

Sigma L and UUUU are mentioned in the biography for MADLAW.

Comics

FansProject comics

Quadruple U appears in the battle scene on the back of Tusker and Megazero's boxes, where he is fighting along side Shadow Scythe and Shadow Commander.

Toys

  • FansProject Function-X2 Quadruple U (2013)
An original third-party Transformer mold by FansProject. Comes with trainer, who becomes with humanoid robot head, and sword.
  • Reprolabels' Classics Weirdwolf (2014)
A set of lebels intended to make Quadruple U look more like Weirdwolf. Includes Decepticon faction symbols.[13]

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/tfcon-2012-third-party-panel-coverage-175610/
  2. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/conventions-15/tfcon-2013-fansproject-function-x-and-m3-not-motor-master-prototype-on-display-178107/
  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. Vangelus (January 24th, 2014). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/775172-wtf-tfw-236-january-24-2013-a.html. 
  6. Brian Kilby (January 30th, 2013). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2013/2/2/radio-free-cybertron-1302013.html. 
  7. Vangelus (February 1st, 2013). "[email protected]". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/795858-wtf-tfw-237-february-1-2013-a.html. 
  8. Dreadwing (February 2nd, 2013). "Back from the 80s". http://btte.libsyn.com/ (Podcast). Back from the 80s. http://btte.libsyn.com/episode-135. 
  9. 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/. 
  10. Craig (July 6th, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mI_PuJjPTAM. 
  11. Mathew Ignash (September 7th, 2013). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). Mathew Ignash. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhmGixEyWQE. 
  12. blunghole (January 14th, 2014). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Jtxeb9wxQw. 
  13. http://reprolabels.com/Classics/weirdwolf.php

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