Some pictorial links to clarify what I mean: Motorvator Lightspeed Motorvator Gripper Motorvator Flame I eventually got my hands on the Japanese cartoon DVD sets and when I got to the series that featured Road Caesar (japanese translation to english is always a funny thing), I started to wonder why the characters displayed accessories and a merging ability my toys did not have. So, out of curiosity, I decided to see if they linked together. And they did. So why didn't my releases come with the guns, shields and stuff to merge them into one Combiner Autobot? Basically, they had swords and that was it.