What If…Luke bought Glitch (Metal Arms) instead of R2-D2?

What If...Luke bought Glitch instead of R2-D2?

How would the Star Wars Universe be impacted?
How would the Star Wars Saga be different (since the entire story revolves around R2 and C-3PO)?
Would Glitch obliterate C-3PO?
What else would Glitch influence?

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24 Comments on "What If…Luke bought Glitch (Metal Arms) instead of R2-D2?"

  1. Baron Somebody January 17, 2009 at 1:56 pm -      #1

    Hmmm…lets see…if Glitch was Luke’s droid I think a bunch of stuff would get pwned…

    The Tusken Raider scene would have never happened, Glitch would kill them all

    If when Luke and Obi Wan went into the bar the stormtroopers were looking for C3PO and Glitch then they would get obliterated

    Glitch would man one of the Millenium Falcon’s turrets and destroy and Tie Fighters that came towards them

    Once they get into the Death Star that’s when things would really start going crazy…Glitch would kill all the stormtrooper in the area (he could slap them and they would die seriously lol)

    Once more come it’s the same thing, lather, rinse, repeat

    Then they go into the holding cells and get Princess Leia, but they don’t have to go into the garbage chute because Glitch kills all the stormtroopers

    Darth Vader and Obi Wan probably would still fight, witht the same outcome

    Once they get out of the Death Star and they go to plan the attack then Glitch gets inside the X Wing droid unit carrier thing and blasts both of the TIE pilots along with Darth Vader (Luke blows up the Death Star and Darth Vader floats away)

    Glitch would get a metal instead of Han Solo and then Episode 4 is done…

    Now for Episode 5 and 6…MWHAHAHAHAHA….

  2. Baron Somebody January 17, 2009 at 2:08 pm -      #2

    Now for Episode 5…

    Well I don’t think Glitch would go out during the blizzard, so Luke would get attacked and Han would go looking for him

    Once it’s morning Luke and Han would come back all that boring diologue happens again except Glitch and the medical droid are talking in the background

    The Battle of Hoth starts…Glitch gets into his own Snowspeeder blasts the shit out of all the At STs…finally he ejects from the Snowspeeder and makes it crash into one of the AT ATs…it falls over as well and blows up

    The Imperials still blow up the shield generator but a whole bunch of Stormtroopers die in the process

    So then Luke and Glitch go to Dagobah…well if Yoda annoys Glitch enough I could see Yoda being killed, but I doubt that Luke would probably tell him not to…anyway Glitch and Luke leave Dagobah to go to Cloud City

    Luke fights Darth Vader and gets his hand chopped off but Glitch goes off to find the others…in the process he finds Boba Fett putting Han into his ship so Glitch tries to blast Boba with his Scatter Blaster but gets Ion Cannoned…Boba leaves and they repair Glitch because he wasn’t as susceptible to the Ion as most droids are

    Last but not least Episode 6 now…

  3. Baron Somebody January 17, 2009 at 2:29 pm -      #3

    Ok Luke sends both Glitch and Threepio to Jabba’s palace…once they get in everything gets obliterated because Glitch pwns them all…Jabba would have a bunch of bulletholes in him, Bib Fortuna (the guy with balls on his head) would be killed instantly, and since there isn’t much room I could see Boba Fett being pwned as well, unless he escapes…anyway the Sarlaac scene would have never happened and they rescue Han…

    Now if he didn’t pwn them all instantly and he waits until Luke and Leia and Chewie get there then they go to the Sarlaac…Glitch kills everyone on the sail barge and goes out to help Luke, Han and Chewbacca…everyone dies they get Lando and fly away

    Glitch goes with Luke back to Dagobah then they go to Endor

    Once on Endor they go walking around and they get captured by the Ewoks in that net…Glitch rips open the net and they all fall…with the Ewoks around them…Luke tells Glitch not to kill them but he just pwns the sh!t out of them anyway, ridding the Rebel Alliance of those annoying teddy bears…

    Instead of the Ewok getting the speeder bike Glitch blows the ass out of the Scout Troopers with his Scatter Blaster

    They go in, then more Imperials come but they just get pwned by Glitch again

    The Battle of Endor starts and the Rebels win again but mainly in part to Glitch…Glitch and Chewbacca get inside of an At ST and blow sh!t up…the battle is won but when Luke goes to confront Darth Vader Glitch follows him a short way behind…he hides in the Transport and then they get to the Death Star

    Luke goes with Vader but Glitch goes around the halls of the Death Star stealthily and he kills more stormtroopers for fun

    Tons and tons more stormtroopers come but Glitch gets them with a Magma Grenade…they would probably even get some Dark Troopers down there but Glitch destroys them as well…Luke and Darth Vader fight eachother again but Glitch pops in through an air vent and the Emperor gets a Rivet Arrow through his head…Luke cuts Vader’s hand off and he decides to join Luke…so they all get out the Death Star blows up and they go back to Endor…

    Or…Vader gets Luke to join the Empire into which all the Rebels are f#cked and Glitch stays aboard Death Star with them while everything gets blown up


  4. AlphaCommando January 17, 2009 at 3:32 pm -      #4

    Course none of that would happen because episodes 4,5 and 6 are entirely dependent on Luke coming across the droid that happened to have the Death Star plans and because R2 had an insatiable drive to find Obi-Wan.

    So, if he got the useless Glitch (for this scenario), the Empire wins forever, the Rebel Alliance is destroyed and its members killed and the force is unbalanced for a considerable amount of time….Course with alot more detail….

    Plus Glitch isn’t all that great in the SW universe, I would consider him an average combat droid in that universe, not that much of a threat.

    Also; you’re retarded…

  5. Baron Somebody January 17, 2009 at 7:50 pm -      #5

    Dude his guns would go through like 4 stormtroopers before it stopped, his weapons don’t rely on lasers but they are still powerful…anyway lets just say Glitch had the message

  6. Baron Somebody January 17, 2009 at 8:00 pm -      #6


    Most of the people in Metal Arms would totally pwn any Imperials…the Guards in Metal Arms are about the eqivalent of a Dark Trooper and Glitch can kill them easily

    Here’s more info on people from Metal Arms


  7. Baron Somebody January 17, 2009 at 8:02 pm -      #7

    Nevermind they closed down the Metal Arms site but still

  8. Space marine January 17, 2009 at 9:39 pm -      #8

    Lol. Thats why I hate links.

  9. AlphaCommando January 17, 2009 at 10:05 pm -      #9

    I played Metal Arms all those years ago, and it was one of my favorite games and still remains in my heart. Nonetheless….

    Standard issue weaponry (like the E-11) in SW is designed to do thinks like blow 1.5 foot holes in solid duracrete (which is like mega concrete), and basic armor is designed to be immune to most projectile weapons and low-level energy weaponry. And yet beings like the mils (and even Glitch) actually take damage from bullets and saw blades (which have HORRIBLE cutting ability against MODERN metals and plastics), the release of both an EMP and massive energy upon impact of the particle beams in SW would not only toast but also disable droids like Glitch.

    And if you truly believe anything in Metal Arms compares to a Dark Trooper (except maybe Corrosive), you would have to be a lunatic. Their armored carapaces are unbreakable, their strength so immense that they have lifted starships off themselves that where sacrificed in a vain attempt to kill them. Titans, those flying things with four arms, Wasps; all jokes to a basic Dark Trooper, let alone a Mk. 3. The level of technology is on a different scale, a barrage of fire and Glitch would end up like so many droids did during the Droid Rebellions…deactivated…permanently.

    He gets some points for endurance in his universe, but looses so many others relative to SW.

    But back to the actual argument at hand; nothing you said would actually happen because R2 is the key to all the movies starting in the first place. If Luke missed R2 and somehow got Glitch (I would prefer if we kept these cross-universe What If’s to a minimum because they come off as silly), the universe would descend deeper into darkness and a bunch of bad crap would happen. Glitch would make a fine farmhand sure but that’s about it….

  10. Baron Somebody January 18, 2009 at 12:28 am -      #10

    Well the saw blades aren’t ones us humans make, they are made of metals from iron Star…normal sawblades can’t cut into metal like that…as for the darktroopers I meant the ones on SWBF2…they can be killed by a blaster pistol…anyway Glitch’s weapons might not be lasers but they are still kickass and well have you seen the Battle of Endor? A stormtrooper’s armor breaks from falling over…his shoulder plate gets cracked…the trooper’s armor is only effective against blaster bolts and similar weapons, and even then it doesn’t fare well…so anyway Glitch’s weapons would take them unprepared because most beings in the Star Wars universe have blaster weapons instead…the Purge Troopers (dark troopers on Force Unleashed) can be killed with lightsabers and Force Lightning, I think Glitch’s EMP grenades would shut them down enough for him to blow up with a Rivet Gun…or even possibly his Recruiter Grenades would work on them and he’d have allies…anyway a stormtrooper’s armor isn’t like Boba Fett’s in the way that it can take blaster bolts and physical abuse; a stormtrooper can be killed in one hit by a Gamorean holding an axe…the Guards on Metal arms also have a strong chasis but they get blown apart because Glitch’s weapons are so powerful…Glitch’s Mining Laser is equal to a Star Wars blaster bolt, at least over time…

  11. AlphaCommando January 18, 2009 at 5:29 pm -      #11

    Well the basic design of saw blades makes them not so great at cutting metals, that is what I was referencing, the material in this case doesn’t make a major difference.

    Movies, never, ever use the movies or the games (for the most part) as a reference for anything except storyline. The books are far more accurate because they aren’t as prone to flimsy plot holes, and the games have to be balanced to make it fun and challenging. If the Darktroopers in Battlefront where practically invulnerable it wouldn’t be very fun now would it when somebody got to play as them? And the recruiter and EMP grenades, most SW technology is proofed against standard EMP pulses, requiring the solid power of Ion blasts to take them out. And the recruiter grenade; that was a fun piece of equipment but I don’t know exactly how it intended to work so it becomes an irrelevant subject because you don’t know if droids like Darktroopers would be affected or not.

    And saying something can be killed by force lighting and a lightsaber is like saying it is killable by God; force lightning isn’t electricity but rather pure malevolent life energy being projected out of the body of the user, only other force users can possibly resist its power.

  12. Baron Somebody January 18, 2009 at 7:27 pm -      #12

    The Ripper I know for a fact won’t do much against the Purge Troopers, I think the Rivet Gun (after awhile) could take care of them…even possibly the Control Tether could hack into them and then he could go blowing up whatever he wanted…anyway as for teh Recruiter Grenades they are of Morbot technology and well I’m pretty sure they’d work because well basically nobody knows how they work

  13. AlphaCommando January 18, 2009 at 9:24 pm -      #13

    Problem with the Control Tether is that it requires a specially designed, shaped and avaliable access port. And the Tether isn’t meant to link to SW technology and I’m sure even if a combat droid had an open access point it would be incompatible.

  14. swifterdeath January 18, 2009 at 9:42 pm -      #14

    “ven possibly the Control Tether could hack into them and then he could go blowing up whatever he wanted”

    actually…the control tether requires a D-Port i beleive its called…

  15. Baron Somebody January 18, 2009 at 10:37 pm -      #15

    Oh and when I suggested this I meant what if he took the place of Artoo like with the message and all

  16. Space marine January 18, 2009 at 11:06 pm -      #16

    Anyone here have dow dark crusade, I’d like a BankGambling DOW championship.

    Or something.

  17. spoa January 18, 2009 at 11:29 pm -      #17

    well the sith would have one becouse glitch would have killed look apon activation… thus starwars would suck

  18. Baron Somebody January 19, 2009 at 2:09 am -      #18

    No he wouldn’t have he’d probably try talking to Luke

  19. swifterdeath January 19, 2009 at 7:25 pm -      #19

    “Anyone here have dow dark crusade”

    yeah i have it…

  20. SteelFury January 19, 2009 at 7:32 pm -      #20

    I Gots DOWDC, not currently installed thanks to a critical virus on my preivous computer but, yeah, I gots it.

  21. Locutus January 19, 2009 at 8:13 pm -      #21

    I also have Dark Crusade.

  22. swifterdeath January 19, 2009 at 9:04 pm -      #22

    then shall we? i mean if we have it might as well fight…now if only i had winter assualt…i love playing IG i get owned all the time…

    do you guys have the tyranid mod?

  23. Space marine January 22, 2009 at 6:31 am -      #23

    Hmmm. I don’t have the tyranid mod. BTW my account name is Rustywrench89.

  24. aslan January 30, 2009 at 9:56 pm -      #24

    i think glitch would be more mobile so the whole out come would be different..idk

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