squad building? am i the only one?

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  1. PORTER

    PORTER energon is just mtn dew

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    What i mean by squad building is like buying 2,3 or 4 of the same figure to use as a special squad of robots.

    you can call it army building if you want, i dont consider it army building until about 6 of the same figure.

    i came across this idea as i saw a few hftd hailstorms and breachers.i want at least two of each and maybe more.

    What figures do you guys reccomend "squad" building?
     
  2. and2ng

    and2ng Examples, Stupid!

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    I normally go for generic-looking figures, say ROTF Insecticon. ROTF Breacher can be a good squad builder too.

    Cost is also another factor to consider. Squad or Army builders are normally cheap so you can afford to buy multiples.
     
  3. Dolza_Khyron

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    well naturally scourge and cyclonus are great for that, and any of the seekers lol
     
  4. justamaze

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    G1_Cindersaur Banned

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    i have 8 botcon sweeps and a botcon scourge to lead them.

    3 hailstorms...

    10 beast machines tankors (as mega tanks) and 10 tank drones as smaller tanks
    with two brown repainted tank drones to lead them and a beast wars returns tankor as the tank vehicon general.

    one energon omega sentinel and three energon omega supremes as his guardian army.

    one gadep omega supreme and three g1 normal colored omega supremes and two omegatrons...The diaclone colored mechabot1 omega supreme guardians...have them with decepticon symbols as dark guardians.

    i love army building!
     
  6. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    This photo is out of date, as I've added a few more since then:

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    Along with the factory BTs, these customs help comprise this unit:

    Backstreet - Alternators - Binaltech Customs - TFW2005.COM
    Outrun - Alternators - Binaltech Customs - TFW2005.COM
    Streetwise (sq7) - Alternators - Binaltech Customs - TFW2005.COM
    Shooter - Alternators - Binaltech Customs - TFW2005.COM



    I "troop build" with others as well. I've got a squad of RotF Legends Tankors :)  I've also got an army of BW Sharkticons that RiD Sky-Byte commands as well as a troop of RiD Prowls.
     
  7. Orodruin

    Orodruin @deathformer TFW2005 Supporter

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    The only TFs I've done this with were the scout-class guys from Energon. I've got something like 7 Skyblasts plus 1 Japanese version, and I think 7 of each of his movie 1 repaints. I don't know why. I just did it.

    I didn't get a full squad of the other guys, but I do have multiples of most of them. 2 or 3 for the most part.

    Now, SW figures... that's another story. :) 
     
  8. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    Let's see some Omega Sentinels turn up here! :drool: 

    On the other hand, I'm contemplating troop building the upcoming Junkion warriors with Wreckgar leading the pack.
     
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    I don't squad/army build my TF toys.

    to me it's a waste of space & waste of money to buy more than one figure of a TF toy.
     
  10. deathsheadx

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    I've Squad built Vehicons and Terrorcons. it's been a while since i unpacted them so i can't remember the exact numbers
     
  11. Manok

    Manok Well-Known Member

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    Im going to squad build predaking.
     
  12. CyberShadow

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    *sigh* MP Seekers! Seriously. :banghead: 

    I really like squad building, and its best to find a figure that is generally not loved by the buying community to keep the costs down. RotF Sideways is my current favourite, and Cybertron Defence Hot Shot.
     
  13. QmTablit

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    I haven't done so yet, but I always planned on getting 1 United Scourge leading 3 Hasbro "Sweeps," as well as one United Wreck-Gar riding atop one Generations Wreck-Gar.

    I do have Henkei Cyclonus, and behind him Universe "his armada" which may get replaced if I decide to get the two-pack.

    I've been meaning to paint up a couple Generic Purple Seekers as well.
     
  14. Grimlock_13

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    Typically repaints are enough of a Troop builder for me. But with that said I'll more than likely get three extra Scourges and if Reflector really is released as rumored I'll definitely get three of them.
     
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    I don't think anything with a whole face can be used for squad building. Faceplates and Shockwave camera heads are gold.
     
  16. Sy-Rein

    Sy-Rein Rogue Stunticon

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    The only TF that I've troop built is TFA ES Soundwave and I only have two of them. Then I searched for an extra Laserbeak to paint up as Buzzsaw so I wouldn't have two Ratbats.
     
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    I've got some Terrorcons and several BM Obsidians.
     
  18. justamaze

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    I also have seven deluxe Barricades and one one those slealth force rpm's.
     
  19. 46+2

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    I'll probably do this with scourge. 2-3 hasbro ones and 1 united along with my challenge 3pk cyclonus.
     
  20. Plastic Man

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