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{{seealso|Tip-Top}}
 
{{seealso|Tip-Top}}
 
{{seealso|Heater (Transformers)}}
 
{{seealso|Heater (Transformers)}}
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{{Infobox fictional organisation
| image = groundshakers-box.jpg
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| name        = The Ground Shakers
| caption =The Ground Shakers box
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| image       = groundshakers-box.jpg
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| caption     = The Ground Shakers box
| team_name = The Ground Shakers
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| universe    = [[MasterShooter Collectibles]] fictional universe
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| foundation  = 2013
| creators = MasterShooter Collectibles
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| key_people  = Pinnacle and Firebox
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| technologies =
| members = Pinnacle & Firebox
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| powers      = * [[Oxygen independence]]
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* [[Shapeshifting]]
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* [[Superhuman durability]]
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* [[Superhuman longevity]]
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* [[Superhuman strength]]
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| affiliations = Deceptive Constructs
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| subsid      =
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| website      =
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| enemies      = Automated Robots
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'''The Ground Shakers''' are [[fictional character]]s made by [[MasterShooter Collectibles]] in 2013 as [[third party Transformer]]s. They are homages to the ''Generation 1'' [[Transformers]] characters Hairsplitter and Singe.
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'''The Ground Shakers''' are [[fictional character]]s and [[third-party Transformer]] homages to Hairsplitter and Singe made by [[MasterShooter Collectibles]] in 2013.
  
 
==MasterShooter Collectibles==
 
==MasterShooter Collectibles==
The Ground Shakers are a third party Transformer homage to the Transformers characters Tip-Top and Heater.
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The Ground Shakers are a third-party Transformer homage to the characters Tip-Top and Heater.
  
 
===Development===
 
===Development===
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In May 2013 MasterShooter Collectibles put finished images of The Ground Shakers on their Facebook page.  
 
In May 2013 MasterShooter Collectibles put finished images of The Ground Shakers on their Facebook page.  
  
The Ground Shakers were released in August 2013.
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The Ground Shakers were released in August 2013. The original biographies were ignored by Captured Prey and new insert cards were produced.<REF>http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/threads/mastershooter-collectibles-targetmasters-update.527028/page-10#post-10706972</REF>
  
 
===Reception===
 
===Reception===
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Subject: Pinnacle<BR>
 
Subject: Pinnacle<BR>
 
The Tip-Top Target Tracker!<BR>  
 
The Tip-Top Target Tracker!<BR>  
Deathly afraid of hights, PINNACLE once attempted to serve with several aerial partners, hoping to overcome his acrophobia...
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Deathly afraid of heights, PINNACLE once attempted to serve with several aerial partners, hoping to overcome his acrophobia. The tactic failed, instead tending to result in the unplanned ejection of incompletely processed fuel from his intake port onto his partners, causing paint damage and premature rusting around his attachment port. Having resigned himself to ground-based partners, Pinnacle has become much more effective, though his aim can still become shaky if fired from above waist height.
  
 
Subject: Firebox<BR>
 
Subject: Firebox<BR>
 
The Heiney Heater!<BR>
 
The Heiney Heater!<BR>
One of the rare few female Deceptive Constructs, there are few others whom Firebox can relate to, leading to her cover her insecurity with empty bravado and cruel taunts to her targets...
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One of the rare few female Deceptive Constructs, there are few others whom Firebox can relate to, leading to her cover her insecurity with empty bravado and cruel taunts to her targets. Unknown to her partners, she holds a long smoldering affection for her counterpart, PINNACLE, whose courage when being above waist height is battle makes her lubricants boil. Unfortunately, this can sometimes lead her to daydreaming instead of tracking her targets, allowing the team's enemies to escape.}}
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===Toys===
 
===Toys===
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<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
image:tiptop-heater-robot.jpg|''Generation 1'' Tip-Top and Heater in robot mode
 
image:tiptop-heater-robot.jpg|''Generation 1'' Tip-Top and Heater in robot mode
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image:groundshakers-art.jpg|The Ground Shakers art
 
image:groundshakers-robot.jpg|The Ground Shakers in robot mode
 
image:groundshakers-robot.jpg|The Ground Shakers in robot mode
 
image:groundshakers-gun.jpg|The Ground Shakers in gun mode with ''Generations'' Warpath
 
image:groundshakers-gun.jpg|The Ground Shakers in gun mode with ''Generations'' Warpath
 
image:Aftershock-art.jpg|Charticon Aftershock with Pinnacle and Heater
 
image:Aftershock-art.jpg|Charticon Aftershock with Pinnacle and Heater
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image:groundshakers-boxback.jpg|The Ground Shakers card back
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
[[image:groundshakers-art.jpg|The Ground Shakers art]]
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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*[http://www.capturedprey.com/store/browsebycompany/co_mastershooter/mastershooter_shooter_masters_pinnacle_firebox The Ground Shakers at Captured Prey]
 
*[http://www.capturedprey.com/store/browsebycompany/co_mastershooter/mastershooter_shooter_masters_pinnacle_firebox The Ground Shakers at Captured Prey]
  
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[[Category:2013 toys]]
 
[[Category:Captured Prey exclusives]]
 
[[Category:Captured Prey exclusives]]
 
[[Category:Deceptive Constructs]]
 
[[Category:Deceptive Constructs]]
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[[Category:Female third-party Transformers]]
 
[[Category:Fictional characters introduced in 2013]]
 
[[Category:Fictional characters introduced in 2013]]
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[[Category:Fictional characters with superhuman oxygen independence]]
 
[[Category:Fictional characters with superhuman durability]]
 
[[Category:Fictional characters with superhuman durability]]
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[[Category:Fictional characters with superhuman longevity]]
 
[[Category:Fictional characters with superhuman strength]]
 
[[Category:Fictional characters with superhuman strength]]
 
[[Category:Fictional duos]]
 
[[Category:Fictional duos]]
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[[Category:Fictional organizations]]
 
[[Category:Fictional robots]]
 
[[Category:Fictional robots]]
 
[[Category:Fictional shapeshifters]]
 
[[Category:Fictional shapeshifters]]

Latest revision as of 21:28, 25 December 2017

The Ground Shakers
Groundshakers-box.jpg
The Ground Shakers box
Universe MasterShooter Collectibles fictional universe
Founded 2013
Key people Pinnacle and Firebox
Powers
Affiliations Deceptive Constructs
Enemies Automated Robots

The Ground Shakers are fictional characters and third-party Transformer homages to Hairsplitter and Singe made by MasterShooter Collectibles in 2013.

MasterShooter Collectibles

The Ground Shakers are a third-party Transformer homage to the characters Tip-Top and Heater.

Development

The Ground Shakers went up for preorder at Captured Prey in January 2012.[1]

In May 2013 MasterShooter Collectibles put finished images of The Ground Shakers on their Facebook page.

The Ground Shakers were released in August 2013. The original biographies were ignored by Captured Prey and new insert cards were produced.[2]

Reception

Fictional biography

Subject: Pinnacle
The Tip-Top Target Tracker!
Deathly afraid of heights, PINNACLE once attempted to serve with several aerial partners, hoping to overcome his acrophobia. The tactic failed, instead tending to result in the unplanned ejection of incompletely processed fuel from his intake port onto his partners, causing paint damage and premature rusting around his attachment port. Having resigned himself to ground-based partners, Pinnacle has become much more effective, though his aim can still become shaky if fired from above waist height.

Subject: Firebox
The Heiney Heater!

One of the rare few female Deceptive Constructs, there are few others whom Firebox can relate to, leading to her cover her insecurity with empty bravado and cruel taunts to her targets. Unknown to her partners, she holds a long smoldering affection for her counterpart, PINNACLE, whose courage when being above waist height is battle makes her lubricants boil. Unfortunately, this can sometimes lead her to daydreaming instead of tracking her targets, allowing the team's enemies to escape.

Toys

  • MasterShooter Collectibles ShooterMasters The Ground Shakers (2013)
The Ground Shakers share the a common design with most of the ShooterMaster toys, although designed specifically to homage Tip-Top and Heater. Turn from robots to guns. Comes with connector two adapters, a black chainsaw, a purple crossbow and a black gun.
A Captured Prey store exclusive. The Ground Shakers were limited to 150 sets initially. 50 of those pieces packaged in with Charticon Aftershock. Several more sets were made from extra parts after the initial run sold out.

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/news/mastershooter-collectibles-exclusives-nitpicker-firebrand-pinnacle-firebox/23716/
  2. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/threads/mastershooter-collectibles-targetmasters-update.527028/page-10#post-10706972

External links