Terminus Hexatron

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Terminus Hexatron
Third party Transformer character
Terminushexatron-box2.jpg
Terminus Hexatron box
Created by

Mastermind Creations
Release number

R01
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

APC/laser pistol/star fighter/tank/winged wolf
Function

Super Gladiator

Terminus Hexatron is a fictional character made by Mastermind Creations in 2013 as a third party Transformer. He is an homage to the 1987 Transformers character Sixshot.

Contents

Mastermind Creations

Terminus Hexatron is an homage to the Transformers character Sixshot. He carried two rifles and two swords.

Other third party Transformer homages to Sixshot include JustIToys Solo Assault Group.

Development

The Hexatron mold was designed by Cassy Sark.

Mastermind Creations teased Terminus Hexatron at TFcon 2011.[1]

Mastermind Creations posted color images on Terminus Hexatron on the Facebook page in August 2011.[2] They also posted art of the recolor of Terminus Hexatron as Grandus Hexatron and Shadow Hexatron.[3]

Mastermind Creations posted prototype images of Terminus Hexatron on their blog in September 2011.[4]

Pictures of another prototype of Terminus Hexatron were posted to the Mastermind Creations Facebook page in March 2012.[5]

A third Terminus Hexatron prototype was displayed at Auto Assembly 2012.[6]

In April 2013 TFscource displayed the box for Terminus Hexatron and announced it was delayed until April.[7]

The first review copies of Terminus Hexatron Super Nova were released in May 2013.

The Terminus Hexatron toy was displayed at the Captured Prey Third Party at Botcon in June 2013.[8]

Reception

In the moonbase2 podcast for August 1st, 2011 a Terminus Hexatron render was mentioned in the news. The hosts doubted it would ever see the light of day.[9]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for August 15th, 2011 discussed color images of Terminus Hexatron in the news.[10]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for September 5th, 2011 discussed Terminus Hexatron color images in the news.[11]

The Twincast podcast for October 26th, 2011 covered Terminus Hexatron in the news.[12]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for December 19th, 2011 discussed images of Hexatron in the news.[13]

The Radio Free Cybertron podcast for February 29th, 2012 discussed in Hexatron as part of their Third Party Roundup.[14]

Terminus Hexatron was featured in the 2013 toy reference book Transforming Collections by Philip Reed.[15]

The WTF@TFW podcast for January 1st, 2013 selected pictures of Terminus Hexatron as one of the New Picture Picks.[16]

In the Radio Free Cybertron podcast for January 30th, 2013 images comparing Terminus Hexatron with other Transformers were mentioned in the Third Party Roundup.[17]

In the moonbase2 podcast for April 17th, 2013 news that Terminus Hexatron was delayed made it into the Crappy Corner section.[18]

Terminus Hexatron was among the third party Transformers who appeared in an advertisement by Tempting Toys & Collectibles inside the Transformers: Timelines issue for Summer 2013.[19]

Toys

An original third party Transformer mold created by Mastermind Creations. Comes with two rifles and two swords, instructions/comic and collector card.
This toy is to be recolored into Grandus Hexatron and Shadow Hexatron.
This version is cast mostly in grey and black colors. Limited to 120 pieces.
This version is colored like Generation 1 Sixshot.

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/post-tfcon-third-party-roundup-173024/
  2. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/mastermind-terminus-hexatron-in-color-173115/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13696
  3. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/mastermind-creations-greatshot-and-shadow-maru-173232/
  4. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/mastermind-creations-terminus-hexatron-prototype-173424/
  5. http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/news/mcc-terminus-hexatron-cyclops-and-air-screech-prototype-images/24428/
  6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2FGV08HrqI
  7. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/sponsor-news-19/mastermind-creations-terminus-hexatron-delayed-until-may-in-package-photo-177240/
  8. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/sponsor-news-19/3rd-party-news-from-botcon-2013-captured-prey-third-party-event-177858/
  9. Dave (August 1st, 2011). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-149. 
  10. blunghole (August 15th, 2011). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpybDIZS3HM. 
  11. blunghole (September 5th, 2011). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ErkFAU0xGk. 
  12. "Twincast". http://www.seibertron.com (Podcast). Seibertron.com. October 26th, 2011. http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/news/twincast-podcast-episode-31-united-again/23090. 
  13. blunghole (December 19th, 2011). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZY8pgitDNZg. 
  14. Brian Kilby (February 29th, 2012). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2012/3/1/radio-free-cybertron-02292012.html. 
  15. Reed, Philip (2013). Transforming Collections. ISBN 978-1-62620-496-6. 
  16. Vangelus (January 1st, 2013). "WTF@TFW". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/761964-wtf-tfw-233-january-1-2013-a.html. 
  17. 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. 
  18. Dave (April 17th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-238. 
  19. Jesse Wittenrich (w), Josh Burcham & Jimbo Salgado (p), Jesse Wittenrich (let), Brian Savage (ed). "Termination" Transformers: Timelines v2, 8 (Summer 2013), Fun Publications

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