SWTF News: No Droids

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Foster, Jan 21, 2008.

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  1. Foster

    Foster Haslab Unicron Backer #10 Veteran

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    http://www.toymania.com/news/messages/9954.shtml
     
  2. KA

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    now we know for sure we'll never get the droids we're looking for.
     
  3. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    So...any news of when more SWTFs will be coming? I know a lot of people don't seem to like them, but I think they've been getting better as the line progresses.

    -Tony!
     
  4. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Hey, I understand where they're coming from.

    It definitely makes more sense for Luke to use the Force to turn into an X-wing than for R2-D2 to transform into something.
     
  5. Foster

    Foster Haslab Unicron Backer #10 Veteran

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    I'm no SW geek so I had to fact-check it. I thought General Grevious was a droid and he has a SWTF toy. But he was a cyborg, kind of like Vader but with even more augmentation.

    Take that, SW nerds. :lol 
     
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  6. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    Bah, Who needs transforming robots?
     
  7. DeathStorm

    DeathStorm Snoochie Boochies

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    SWTF..."Quite possibly the worst idea since Greedo shooting first"
     
  8. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator News Staff

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    A simple "no" would have worked rather than admitting their own geekness!
     
  9. tentagil

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    They are making toys based on a mix of Transformers and Star Wars. Their geekness was admitted long ago, just as all of ours was when we signed on to this forum about collecting toys.
     
  10. RandomFerret

    RandomFerret Fuzzy Forever

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    Well, DUH. When was the last time you saw a droid with asthma?
    (Yes, I know that it was Mace Windu in the clone wars cartoon who crushed his lungs with the force, but clone wars was so awesome I can't accept the two in the same continuity)
     
  11. red00wolf

    red00wolf Insatiable collector

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    what a lost oppritonity.....i cant spell for shit
     
  12. Kickback

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    Yes, but to explain WHY they don't want to make droids as SWTF rather than just say "no" ... and the actual explanation given ... I mean wow.
     
  13. Smokescreen

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    I find their lack of faith in droids disturbing.
     
  14. Ironhide546

    Ironhide546 TFW2005 Supporter

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    You know, now that I think about it, they didn't even do them in the UNLEASHED line.
     
  15. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    The Emperor will not be as forgiving as I am!
     
  16. Drive-By

    Drive-By Eschew Obfuscation...

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    There goes my hopes for an IG-88 SWTF...
     
  17. Prowl

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    Exactly. I've said it before.. The line should have been about Transformers we know turning into Star Wars vehicles... (ie. Starscream. Tie Advance). Thus R2 and 3PO would have been the logical choice.
     
  18. Hiro Prime

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    I dunno, they could have R2-D2 transform into the Escape Pod from Episode IV. All they'd have to do is invert him from one form to the other. There wouldn't be any kibble even. And on the topic, they could make a good Droid Tank out of the normal battle droids. It wouldn't look any worse than half of the bike wheel that sticks out of Grevious' back.
     
  19. Ironhide546

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    C3PO would transform into a sack on Chewbaccas back :p 
     
  20. Noisemaze2006

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    I don't think we'll ever see a regular Tie Fighter either. How could they make that transform into a Tie Fighter Pilot? It's just a ball with 2 large panels.
     
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