Roar (Toyworld)

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

Toyworld
Release number

TW-D01
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Robotic stegosaurus

Roar is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Snarl made by Toyworld in 2014.

Toyworld

Roar is a third-party Transformer who turns into a robotic stegosaurus. He is an homage to the 1985 Transformers character Snarl.

Other third-party Transformers inspired by Snarl include FansToys Sever, Gigapower Guttur, JustTIoys Desert Warrior Snarl and Keith's Fantasy Club Bladeback.

Development

Toyworld first posted toy images of their Sludge and Snarl homage on their web site in July 2014.[1] He was scheduled for release in September.

Roar was released in October 2014.

Reprolabels released a set of stickers for Roar in April 2015.

Reception

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for August 2nd, 2014 covered the teasers for Toyworld's Orionvil, Sludge and Snarl homages, as well as the second release of Hegemon in the news.[2]

The TransMissons podcast for August 11th, 2014 discussed Toyworld Sludge and Snarl homages in the news.[3]

The Star To Star Toys News podcast for September 23rd, 2014 discussed Roar in the news.[4]

The Star To Star Toys News podcast for October 8th, 2014 discussed Roar in the news.[5]

The Cybercast podcast for October 11th, 2013 discussed Roar in the news.[6]

Roar was featured in an article in the January 2015 issue of Chi Soul Die (模魂志) magazine.[7]

Toys

  • Toyworld TW-D01 Roar (2014)
A new mold by Toyworld. Turns from humanoid robot to robotic stegosaurus or becomes the leg of a combiner. Comes with a rifle and sword.
  • Reprolabels Roar (2015)
A set of stickers for Roar, including Autobot faction symbols.[8]

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/toyworlds-snarl-and-sludge-prototype-images-combiner-tease-180847/?catid=searchresults
  2. 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. 
  3. Charles Shelton (August 11th, 2014). "TransMissions". http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/ (Podcast). TransMissions. http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/2014/08/transmissions-episode-61-first-anniversary-show-featuring-mairghread-scott/. 
  4. Chris and Ash (September 23rd, 2014). "Star To Star Toys News". https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6PGk5W0pSKfwbXpIahKObw (Podcast). Star To Star Toy News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISQfsv6rPiU/. 
  5. Chris and Ash (October 8th, 2014). "Star To Star Toys News". https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6PGk5W0pSKfwbXpIahKObw (Podcast). Star To Star Toy News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsyjaCR4Im4. 
  6. Craig (October 11th, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RP7yjq7QtI. 
  7. "TW". Chi Soul Die (模魂志): p. 106. January 2015. 
  8. http://toyhax.com/mainmenu/mp-scale/1276-labels-for-tw-roar.html

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