Phlogeus (TFC Toys)
Phlogeus is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Rampage made by TFC Toys in 2014.
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.
Prototype images and the names of Conabus and Phlogeus were posted to weibo in July 2013.
In August 2013 TFC Toys put prototype images of Conabus and Phlogeus on their weibo page.
Phlogeus shipped in April, 2014.
The moonbase2 podcast for July 15th, 2013 discussed the TFC Toys Conabus, Nemean and Phlogeus in the news.
In the Fwooshcast podcast for July 22nd, 2013 images of the prototypes of Conabus, Nemean and Phlogeus were one of the news topics.
The Fwooshcast podcast for August 20th, 2013 talked about TFC Toys Conabus and Phlogeus prototypes in the news.
The TransMissons podcast for January 21st, 2014 discussed Phlogeus in the news. One of the hosts has trouble with his name, but thought it looked okay.
The Retro Robot Radio podcast for August 2nd, 2014 covered the release of the completed TFC Toys Ares combiner in the news.
The Ares combiner and members were featured in an article in the November 2014 issue of Chi Soul Die (模魂志) magazine.
- 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.
- ↑ http://tformers.com/transformers-tfc-toys-ares-combiner-teaser/19695/news.html
- ↑ http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/tfc-toys-conabus-not-headstrong-and-phlogeus-not-rampage-177979/
- ↑ http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/tfc-toys-conabus-not-headstrong-and-phlogeus-not-rampage-new-images-178236/
- ↑ 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/.
- ↑ Craig (August 20th, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/08/fwooshcast-124-august-20th-i-believe-its-supposed-to-be-a-lion/.
- ↑ 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.