Droid Factory

More Disney Parks: Holographic R2-D2, D23 Droids

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, April 16, 2015

Shannon came through with two more individually carded action figures.  Holographic R2-D2 is exclusive to Star Wars Weekends in the Florida park, so I'll be relying on you guys to help me out.

For D23 is another Droid with a Sorcerer's cap, and in the interest of speedy coverage we present to you this blurry image so we have something to share immediately.   (How do I get these?)

New Droid Factory Figure Pieces Today

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, April 16, 2015

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Surprise!  Pal of mine Shannon Cosman snapped this photo of new figures using the  build-a-droid parts that, we are told, are going up for grabs at Disney parks today.  As to how many there are, and the other finer details, we don't know yet.

Four new hats were also shown.

Surprise! Sorta Stealth Star Wars Episode VII Sneak Preview Figure at Disney Parks

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, April 16, 2015

You may already own an Episode VII action figure - if not, here's how to get it.

The advantages of obsessive completism rarely manifest themselves so clearly.  This morning at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, four new Astromech domes were unveiled for the new movie.  These were said to be for various X-Wings and background elements, but one looked very familiar. 

It turns out that it's because we reviewed something very close to it in 2012!

Amazon Slashes Star Wars Droid Factory Action Figures $30 - Now 50% Off

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, November 29, 2013

If you have been waiting on the Star Wars Legacy Collection Droid Factory Action Figure 6-Pack, the online seller slashed the price by $30 to $29.99! This makes it 50% off. Click through for pricing and availability on this, half-price Black Series figures, and other preposterously fine bargains.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,061: TC-70 (2013 Legacy Collection Droid Factory)

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Check out the movie version of TC-70, Jabba's protocol droid from The Clone Wars movie.  It's pretty nice - it's also the build-a-droid from Amazon's exclusive Legacy 6-pack.  Should you get it?  Read on!

Amazon: TLC Droid Factory Exclusive Pre-order

By Mike — Friday, July 19, 2013

Right on the heels of today's SDCC Hasbro panel announcement, Amazon has posted pre-orders for their exclusive Droid Factory Build-A-Droid Figure assortment, The 6 figures consists of characters that were originally planned to be released for The Legacy Collection Droid Factory, but was

Star Tours Anaheim - Thermos, Droid Factory, Awesome Pill Box, 12 Pics

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, April 27, 2013

Our pal Shannon Cosman hit up Disneyland in Anaheim, CA this weekend to bring us some shots of new park merchandise!  Highlights include New Droid Products from Thermos, several awesome close-up shots of the droid part bins, and what seems to be a Mickey Mouse Pillbox which has to be seen to be believed - seriously, click through and check this stuff out!

Disneyland CA Droid Factory Report

By Mike — Tuesday, April 23, 2013

David Yeh of Endor Express has a great report on the new Droid Factory shop that opened up at Disneyland Anaheim Star Traders recently, to the joy of West Coast fans.

Droid Factory Now at Disneyland

By Mike — Thursday, April 11, 2013

At last! After nearly a year in waiting, Droid Factory has finally launched at Star Traders in Disneyland Anaheim! MouseWait has the photo confirmation and big thanks to Yakface.com for the heads up!

Disney Drops $100 Cover Charge to Collect Droid Factory Action Figures

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, April 6, 2013

Thanks to a tip from our pal and friend to all collectors Chuck, we now know that Downtown Disney's Once Upon a Toy Hasbro store now has the Droid Factory set up.  This means you don't have to pay to get into Disney Hollywood Studios, as Once Upon a Toy has no admission fee.  From the pictures it looks like it's a much better set-up filled with bins on four sides (rather than just one) and best of all, you won't have to shell out $100 to get into the theme park to waste 2 hours of high-quality ride time to attempt to collect them all.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 2,019

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, March 11, 2013

Hey kids, it's a Blue R8-Series Astromech Droid! This is another Star Tours Droid Factory figure.  It's nice.  Were it at Target, you'd merely buy it and enjoy it, rather than have it be the root of acute droid anxiety.  I like it.  Will you?

Hasbro Cancels Droid Factory

By Mike — Monday, January 7, 2013

We have received an update from Hasbro announcing the cancellation of the Droid Factory assortment in 2013, pointing to pricing and value as reasons for the decision. Many of the figures announced last summer for this line will be released in the fall, with further announcements being made at Toy Fair next month. Read Hasbro's official statement after the jump, and stay tuned for more on this and our Toy Fair coverage on February 9th!

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,948

By Adam Pawlus — Friday, November 30, 2012

Let's finish up this trilogy of purple astromech droids while I listen to Freezepop and post the R4-Series Astromech Droid in this lovely coloring.  You'll like it.  Trust me.  Mace Windu would, too.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,947

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, November 29, 2012

It looks like it belongs to Mace Windu, but the Purple R6-Series Astromech Droid is one of many robots you can build at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando.  Well, maybe, getting the pieces you want is something of a trick.

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,946

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Ahh, the Purple R3-Series Astromech Droid.  This Orlando exclusive is a pain in the next to get, but pretty neat because of the crystal-clear colorless dome and the purple detailing.  Should you get one?