How come we never get drones?

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  1. Cranckasional

    Cranckasional Well-Known Member

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    Would it be too much to ask for Hasbro to make
    some Transformers prime drones? (zombie, car, and (or) plane)???
    or Movie drones? (make them transform into meteors for all I care, like the Movie 1 preview Optimus, SS)???

    Or am I pretty much the only one who has ever wanted these?
     
  2. Transbot90210

    Transbot90210 Banned

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    I dunno abotu the movie drones but I am prety sure it was announced at Botcon that we will get TF Prime Vehicons.
     
  3. Star Saber

    Star Saber Cybertron 5th Commander

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    Well we got a ton of em during TF Energon, but I dnt think they flew off the shelves like the Cobra Vipers
     
  4. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    We got drones in Beast Machines.
    We're getting Vehicons in Prime.
    You can troop build the movie 1 lens-heads, Dreadwing and Swindle.
     
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    Oh and we got Scourge/Sweeps in TF Generations :) 
     
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    Hardly 'never' now is it?

    We're not going to get zombies because they don't turn into anything, and we're not getting Protoforms since they turn into potatoes. However Crankcase is one of many lookalikes, so he could count as a drone.
     
  7. Ash from Carolina

    Ash from Carolina Junior Smeghead

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    Mostly because drones are so boring compared to characters. If you could only afford one figure that week and your choice was a character or some generic drone robot with no personality or back story then most little kids would pick the character. Even some adult collectors just rather have a character over a drone.

    Transformers Prime is trying something different with making them troops with personalities rather than drones, but it's still too early to say how this will catch on. Perhaps they can catch on like Cobra vipers, minions, or the other forces that people will troop build with.
     
  8. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    we got the insecticon drone in rotf to add to the list
     
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    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Hope we get TFP toys based on the Vehicon's flying and mining modes.
     
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    Were getting a TFP Zombie Cliffjumper
     

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