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Star Wars Transformers
« on: July 18, 2005, 01:16 PM »
We all heard the rumors before Comic-Con, but Hsbro was silent and playing coy.

Rebelscum however claims to have more info (please take this as purely rumor for now):

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While it's still very early in the development stages, and a lot depends on if retailers are willing to pick it up, here's a list of toys in the works (of the 12 that are planned):

Luke Skywalker / X-Wing Fighter
Darth Vader / TIE Fighter
General Grievous / Wheel Bike
Obi-Wan Kenobi / Jedi Starfighter
Boba Fett / Slave 1
Darth Maul / Sith Infiltrator
Anakin Skywalker / Jedi Starfighter
Snowtrooper / AT-ST
Clone Trooper / ARC-170 Fighter
Emperor Palpatine / Star Destroyer
Jango Fett / Slave 1

If all goes as planned, these should begin appearing early in 2006.



Egad, that sucks!  Isn't Toy Biz trying/tried this with the Marvel figures?   :-\

Figures that transform into vehicles?  Since when was Luke of Anakin a robot?    ::)

If this pans out, there is no way I'll buy these.  No way, no how. 

IMHO, yet another lame ass concept coming from Hasbro - stop trying to force new lines on us and use that development money for NEW 3.75" stuff!   >:(
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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2005, 01:20 PM »
Just as bad as the GH X- Wing Racer!  ::)

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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2005, 01:38 PM »
Sigh.  Hasbro will never learn.  You don't transform people into vehicles.  ::) You take the best of two popular franchises and merge them - Star Wars vehicles that turn into giant ass ******* robots.  I'd actually buy those if done right.  And don't tell me about licensing issues or **** like that.  Hasbro has already done something similar to what I proposed.  They made a Transformer called Snowcat.  Transforms from a robot to the old GIJoe snow vehicle.

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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2005, 01:42 PM »
It's not just a spaceship, it's a Transformer!


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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2005, 01:43 PM »
Not something that I am particularly interested in personally, unless they are much cooler than I think.  I agree with Mikey, if Hasbro is to do something like this....they should take the vehicles (X-Wing, etc.) and have them turn into robots.  If they want to include Luke, Boba, etc., just have a figure packed in that can pilot the ship.  If they turn Luke and all the rest into "robots", that will be lame.

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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2005, 02:46 AM »
EGADS!
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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2005, 07:44 PM »
It wouldn't be the first Star Wars transformer. Takara had a Transforming X-Wing out in the 70's.


I think this one is kind of cool. I don't much care for the Hasbro proposition.

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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2005, 11:39 PM »
What the heck is it supposed to transform INTO? lol
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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2005, 12:48 AM »
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It's not just a spaceship, it's a Transformer!

I was trying to think of a witty way to word this, but you can fill in your own joke about Hasbro finding a way to go from "suck to blow" here.  :D

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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2005, 06:57 PM »
I can't get over the nuttiness of the old "transformer"

It doesn't really become anything! lol, you just move the wings around!
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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2005, 08:46 PM »
I'm not as down on this transformer idea as some of the others I'm hearing like the choppers, ugh!

I think this idea could work if done right.  and it's funny I'm saying this becasue i never liked the old real transformers.  Surer the vehicle part of the toy looked great but the robot part always sucked.
 
AS far as that GH dune buggy/X-wing thing, I didn;t like it either but I saw it at Wal-Mart, it's actually not all that bad.
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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2005, 01:45 AM »
A friend of mine got to see the early prototypes for these things - and they're definitely real... I was a skeptic until he told me about it today...

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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #12 on: July 23, 2005, 07:15 AM »
I can't get over the nuttiness of the old "transformer"

It doesn't really become anything! lol, you just move the wings around!

I love the cheezy Takara stuff.

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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2005, 02:03 AM »
Well I started writing a new topic in the Saga 06 section, but then realized I should check here first. So here's what I was going to say...  :D

At first I thought this idea was freaking ridiculous, but giving it some thought on the drive to work this evening and I thought it might be doable. I think it would only work though if it were Transformers characters who's vehicle modes were Star Wars ships. I think RS suggest it would be SW characters who transform into their ships, and I just think that's retarded, I can't imagine anyone buying into that concept. But going on the thoughts of TF's who turn into SW ships, here's what I think they can come up with...

Autobots
* Optimus Prime (Millenium Falcon)
* Bumblebee (Landspeeder)
* Jetfire (X-Wing Fighter)
* Jazz (A-Wing Fighter)
* Hot Rod (Jedi Starfighter)
* Ironhide (Republic Gunship)
* Prowl (Snowspeeder)

Decepticons
* Megatron (Star Destroyer)
* Soundwave (Darth Vader's TIE Fighter)
* Starscream (TIE Interceptor)
* Skywarp (TIE Fighter)
* Ravage (AT-AT Walker)
* Laserbeak (AT-ST Walker)
* Shockwave (Slave 1)

And of course the most obvious piece they could make...
* Unicron (Death Star)

What do you all think? Any other ideas for TF characters to turn into SW vehicles?

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Re: Star Wars Transformers?
« Reply #14 on: September 25, 2005, 12:45 AM »