The "I want my SWTF mini-pilot back!!" Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Cujo, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. Cujo

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    wtf happened to them.... all the newer SWTF have cockpits for them but they don't come with them anymore.... i mean commander rex has 2 spots for pilots..... it just seems so incomplete w/o them...
     
  2. MegaHavok

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    blame the economy, maybe hts will sell like a bag of pilots one day or something
     
  3. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout SANTARN IS COMING AGAIN TFW2005 Supporter

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    The lack of pilots is actually now a reference to the original G1 toys that came from the Diaclone line (Like Optimus Prime). They had driver seats and such, but nothing to sit in them!

    In all seriousness, I don't mind the lack of drivers and such. Opening cockpits is neat, but I find that actually having someone operate the robot in the cockpit doesn't really make that figure a Transformer (although in truth, the SWTF crossovers never were true Transformers from the start, just morphing battle mechs.)
     
  4. Lumpy

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    yeah, i miss them too...i need to get the last few figures, i'm behind on my SWTF...
     
  5. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    I thought that was the main point of the line, the characters were driving battle mechs.
     
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    My brother misses 'em, I don't really miss 'em or anything though. They are nice for the little micro-machine vibe they give off. It makes me wonder if they have some SWTFs planned that would be in the same price point, but of smaller vehicles. Those not having mini-pilots would make sense.
     
  7. Backscatter

    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    I gave up collecting SWTFs when the pilots stopped. Bad move Hasbro, at least for me.
     
  8. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    People collect SWTFs? Wow, learn somethng new everyday!
     
  9. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    :lolol 
     
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    I miss the little pilots too. They were half the fun.
     
  11. Sokar

    Sokar Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps too many children were eating them...... seriously that might be why
     
  12. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    QFT!

    Seriously, SWTF's aren't that great anyway, so who cares about the pilots. The figures were crap, let alone the pilots! :lolol 

    I don't really give a damn about the pilots. It doesn't affect them much. It's like asking if all gundams should have pilot figs. No.

    Although, i agree with the whole 'they got eaten' theory.
     
  13. SydneyY

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    Yeah I want mini Rex to go with my mini Cody :mad 

    I love the ones I have.
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  14. repair_bay

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    Mhm. I loved those little guys. I don't really wanna buy anymore since they stopped including them.
     
  15. Pravus Prime

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    I too enjoyed them. If they weren't going to go to the lengths of making the SW vehicles transform into carbon copies of the characters, include the pilots! If it were SW vehicles into either TF or original characters, then I probably wouldn't mind so much.
     
  16. SureShot90

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    MicroMachine Star Wars Action Fleet figures from Galoob fits nicely with them. I used them also before parting with my SWTF's and solely focusing on SW AF.
     
  17. Seawing

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    yeah I miss the little guys too. I like to keep them in vehicle mode and the pilots were a great addition.
     
  18. grayman

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    I miss the little guys too. They added play value and general appeal to all of these figures. It would have also been great to get little drivers with the Marvel Crossovers. A tiny, mighty Wolverine and Hulk battle would have been awesome.
     

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