Masterarmor

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Masterarmor
Third party Transformer character
Masterarmor-box.jpg
Masterarmor box
Created by

Xovergen
Release number

TF-01
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Combat truck/base
Tech specs

ST09 IN10 SP09 EN10

RN10 CO10 FB10 SK10

Masterarmor is a fictional character and third party Transformer homege to Generation 1 Optimus Prime made by Xovergen in 2012.

Contents

Xovergen

Masterarmor is a third party Transformer trailer homage to Optimus Prime. It's intended to attach to either Generation 1 original or Powermaster Optimus Prime or Classic Voyager Optimus Prime's cabs.

According to his his tech specs Masterarmor has near limitless intelligence, endurance, courage firepower and skill. He's also incredible strong and fast.

Other third party Transformer Optimus Prime trailers include BTS Toys's Mobile Command Base, FansProject's G3 Trailer and Maketoys' Battle Tanker.

Development

The TFWire podcast for October 19th, 2008 had a segment devoted to FansProject Shadow Commander. Ryan said he would like to see Powermaster Optimus Prime inspired armor in the future.[1]

Xovergen first teased the Trailerforce Masterarmor with blurred prototype pictures in October 2011.[2]

In March 2012 Xovergen posted prototype photos to the internet of the Trailerforce Masterarmor in robot mode with both Henkei Convoy and Powermaster Optimus Prime cabs.[3]

In September 2012 Xovergen released color product photos of the Trailerforce Masterarmor with Henkei Convoy.[4]

the Trailerforce Masterarmor went on preorder from Robot Kingdom, with an estimated shipping date of October 2012.

Masterarmor shipped in January 2013.

Masterarmor Vindicator Mode was releasec in December 2013.

Reception

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for October 25th, 2011 discussed early prototype pictures of the Masterarmor in the news. The hosts thought it was a mistake to make a trailer for a 25 year old figure.[5]

The WTF@TFW podcast for March 15th, 2012 selected a picture of Masterarmor as one of the New Picture Picks.[6]

The Radio Free Cybertron podcast for March 28th, 2012 discussed the Masterarmor as part of their Third Party Roundup.[7]

The Radio Free Cybertron podcast for May 31st, 2012 discussed the Masterarmor as part of their Third Party Roundup.[8]

In the TF Beyond podcast for July 5th, 2012 the Masterarmor was covered as a topic.[9]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for January 1st, 2013 discussed the Masterarmor box in the news.[10]

In the Radio Free Cybertron podcast for January 30th, 2013 the Masterarmor shipping was mentioned in the Third Party Roundup.[11]

Toys

An original mold third party Transformer. Turns from trailer to base to robot. Intended to work with the Classic Voyager Optimus Prime or Generation 1 Powermaster Optimus Prime truck. Includes two cannons, two guns, collector card and instructions.
A black recolor of the Masterarmor.


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References

  1. Jesse (October 19th, 2008). [httphttp://tfwire.com/blog/?p=416 "WTF@TFW"]. http://www.tfwire.com/ (Podcast). TFWire. httphttp://tfwire.com/blog/?p=416. 
  2. http://tformers.com/transformers-xovergen-announce-trailerforce-tf-01/16657/news.html
  3. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/xovergen-trailerforce-01-robot-mode-images-174589/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13283
  4. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/xovergen-trailerforce-final-product-images-176026/
  5. blunghole (October 25th, 2011). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMrLdbBDmF0. 
  6. Vangelus (March 15th, 2012). "WTF@TFW". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/568975-wtf-tfw-191-march-15-2012-a.html. 
  7. Brian Kilby (March 28th, 2012). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2012/3/29/radio-free-cybertron-03282012.html. 
  8. Brian Kilby (May 31st, 2012). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2012/6/3/radio-free-cybertron-05312012.html. 
  9. TJ Duckett (July 5th, 2012). "TF Beyond". http://kumastyledesigns.com (Podcast). Kuma Style Designs. http://kumastyledesigns.com/three-doods-3d-podcast-2-july-5th-2012-approx-97-min-2/. 
  10. blunghole (January 1st, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=895GU3zT3ww. 
  11. Brian Kilby (January 30th, 2013). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net (Podcast). TFRadio. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2013/2/2/radio-free-cybertron-1302013.html. 

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