So why no Autobot drones in the movies?

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  1. optimusdestruction

    optimusdestruction THIS IS SPARTA!!!!

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    If Megs and co can get drones here from cybertron why can't the Autobots? At least we could see some drone on drone beat downs.
     
  2. Sso02V

    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    Because mindless slaves aren't really the kind of things the good guys deal in.
     
  3. RebelMan

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    Decepticon Protoforms were on the Nemesis in ROTF = how Protoforms show up on Earth

    unknown amount of Decepticon Protoforms still on Nemesis at ending of ROTF/buried on the Moon before the beginning of DOTM = how Protoforms show up on Earth

    closest known Autobot Protoforms to back up Optimus & Co. in DOTM = stasis lock/dead on The Ark; all other closest Autobot Protoforms that arrived between the end of TF & beginning of ROTF/ending of ROTF & beginning of DOTM have already taken Earth-Modes
     
  4. bigkid78

    bigkid78 I MAKE SHIT HAPPEN!

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    and with that youve won this thread! :lol 
     
  5. Sideswipe91

    Sideswipe91 Autobot warrior

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    the autobots are the miniority remember, chased from cybertron and the few that are left are now all on earth i would presume
     
  6. King of kings

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    This. Case closed.
     
  7. seekerblackout

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    there are no ''mindless drones'',only protoforms
     
  8. Overlord Balder

    Overlord Balder Voices Slugslinger!

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    Also, Full-fledged Transformers, trained and experient in war, are on stasis lock on the moon, so that's a small army of elite soldiers at your service, and they're waiting for you two steps away from your target.

    Also, 'Cons always had the edge on the Movie-verse war, they always had more knoweledge and resources about EVERYTHING [probably because they had one of the GODDAM THIRTEEN ORIGINAL ONES to lead them and teach them the secrets, while the Autobots had not].
     
  9. Anguirus

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    It really is interesting how unfamiliar we as a board are with the conventions of action movies, considering that our favored franchise is about to issue it's third entry into the genre since 2007.
     
  10. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout SANTARN IS COMING AGAIN TFW2005 Supporter

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    The Autobots need to appear as the good guys, so when having the obviously more evil looking Decepticons blow shit up isn't enough, the odds need to be visibly skewed against the Autobots by having the Decepticons gain an advantage in numbers.

    I say "visibly skewed" in that there are physically more Decepticons than Autobots. Obviously in combat there are going to be a lot more Decepticons getting faces ripped off then Autobots getting ripped in half or performing hari-kari.
     
  11. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Hasbro needs to sell toys. Specifically, they need to sell good guys since they are the focus.

    What better way than to have them gun down armies of the bad guys and look really cool doing it? Unfortunately you only have Megatron, Soundwave and Starscream with any character to them, and you cant just kill them off in 10 seconds to make New Character A (Available in stores now!) look cool.

    Thats where the other Decepticons come in. Meet the redshirts.

    It gives the bad guys the strength of number to appear like they might be a threat. The illusion is spoilt though when 1 human soldier equipped with the macguffin guns can take out multiple decepticons without breaking a sweat. A for Effort, E for execution.
     
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    They are dead, Prime.

    Remember the flashback in the first movie? Those towers were filled with dead hanging Autobots. Megatron speared one for sport.

    Though from the prologue description we'll see Cybertronian Autobots duking it out with the Decepticons.
     
  13. Lock Cade

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    This.
     
  14. dmomhs2k14

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    autobots are 2 gangster 4 drones
     
  15. Shockwave69

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    there not even drones, there just cybertronians that dont have an alt form
     
  16. Overlord Balder

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    When the hell that happened in the movies?
     
  17. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    I'd like to know where people think there are 'drones'.
     
  18. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Ummm... ok?
     
  19. Cyber-Scream

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    It would seem too much like the video game. And unless they were all colored people wouldn't be able to tell the Bot drones from the Con drones.
     
  20. cnic

    cnic Decepticon

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    Decepticons = Don't care about an alt mode

    Autobots = Lets find the most random unbelievable disguises we can find to hide
     

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