Powered by the near limitless fuel of protoculture, the Tirolians developed robotechnology. Due to the heavy losses (including the death of Wolf Squadron commander Daryl Taylor), Wolf Squadron, home of Marcus Rush and Alex Romero, is folded into Maia Sterling 's Skull Squadron. Desperate, the Robotech Masters first dispatched their giant alien soldiers, the Zentraedi, to find the missing Protoculture Matrix. Arriving onboard their Tirolian Motherships, their vessels and forces suffered serious Protoculture depletion which meant that their survival as both a species as well as a society depended on retrieving it. Firing his warship's main gun, a swath of New Macross City is obliterated and the SDF-1 takes a direct hit. Robotech is an 85-episode adaptation of three different Japanese anime science fiction television series, The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber Mospeada, under the direction of Carl Macek. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Robotech Masters arrive to complete the mission that their Zentraedi Armada began... to secure their empire by reclaiming the Protoculture matrix before it is located by the Invid. As such, no explanation is given of the presence of another Matrix. The Matrix would not be discovered by the native Human race who reverse-engineered Robotechnology. Share. It served as the only means of producing Protoculture. The Robotech Masters arrive to complete the mission that their Zentraedi armada began… to secure their empire by reclaiming the Protoculture matrix before it is located by the Invid. Later, the Tirolian scientist Zor discovered how to refine the pollen of the Flower, allowing other species to make use of the energy. However, by this point, the Robotech Masters had abandoned their homeworld of Tirol in order to locate the Matrix at Earth. Robotech Master: You may draw additional Protoculture from the Proto-Furnace only if needed for success. Robotech Storyline Origins Elsewhere in our galaxy, a Tirolean scientist named Zor discovered the protoculture matrix from a plant called the Flower of Life. Despite the Masters' ultimatum demanding the humans leave Earth immediately, Supreme Commander Leonard orders all forces to gather for a final assault. That's going to require a lot more space and might attract the Invid's nebula sensors if it's not shielded properly. Zor's Matrix was ultimately created by him and destroyed by his clone Zor Prime during the Second Robotech War. While those Tirolians who’d followed him had been hunted down and killed either by the Robotech Masters or the Zentraedi, which had seen the destruction of an entire planet, and Zor himself had died in a skirmish with the Invid at the borders of Tirolian space he had succeeded in taking the source of the Masters power – the protoculture matrix – away from them. However, Zor ultimately rebelled against their rule and hid the Matrix onboard his battle fortress - the SDF-1. But the worst thing was the loss of the protoculture matrix with the SDF-3. They scatter over the planet's surface, turning Earth into a vast, fertile garden awaiting cultivation by the rapidly approaching Invid. Scientists examining the Matrix were able to determine that the Protoculture was a strange form of organic matter held in stasis. Khryon uses the protoculture matrix to repower his warship but he decides that he cannot leave earth until the SDF-1 is destroyed. Eventually, the Zentraedi under Breetai were sent to recover the battle fortress to recover the Matrix. It served as the only means of producing Protoculture. When their Zentraedi slaves failed to recover the Protoculture Matrix from Earth the Robotech Masters had little choice but to come and retrieve it themselves. With their new technology, they conquered many alien civilizations, renaming themselves the Robo… Unlike the Protoculture Matrix, the Storage Matrix was incapable of creating the energy source; only storing it. The Invid were the first to utilize protoculture, somehow using the pollen of the Flower directly to power their civilization. Khyron stands over his recently obtained Protoculture Storage Matrix (Robotech: The Macross Saga: "Khyron's Revenge"). During the Second Robotech War, the Robotech Masters sought to recover the hidden Protoculture Matrix. The Christmas season serves as a backdrop for Khyron's plans to steal Earth's remaining supply of protoculture matrix. The Robotech Masters' Protoculture Matrix was degenerating, transforming into the Flower of Life--which was sure to draw the savage, merciless Invid across the galaxy to Earth. The survivors of the second Robotech War enjoy a bittersweet victory. Through the use of Protoculture, the Tirolian civilization created a mighty empire by using the newly developed science known as Robotechnology. This was housed in the SDF-1 when it crashed on earth and was what drew the Zentraedi, Robotech Masters and Invid to the earth causing the Robotech Wars. The Flowers were detected by the Invid Sensor Nebula leading to the Regess invading the planet and bringing about the Third Robotech War. A fleet of giant motherships dispatched from Tirol, the homeworld of the Robotech Masters. Unlike the Protoculture Matrix, the Storage Matrix was incapable of creating the energy source; only storing it. The situation becomes even more desperate as the Masters attack Monument City in order to distract the allies so they can get to the Protoculture Matrix. The Robotech Masters themselves became the instigators of the Second Robotech War. At the heart of ASS-1 was the vessel's unique power source, the Protoculture Matrix. Admiral Gloval has ordered Lisa to command a new version of the Robotech Space Fortress and undertake a new mission to search the far reaches of space for the home world of Robotech. TACTICAL TABLE- Robotech RRT was a 1/285th scale game. The Matrix would be buried at Lake Gloval during Khyron's suicidal assault against the SDF-1 leading to the device being trapped at SX Point 83. ROBOTECH: CRISIS POINT 2 players 30-50 minutes Ages 8+ Following the annihilation of Earth, human survivors struggle to rebuild their once-great planet, only to be faced with a new threat. When he took this information and examples of the Flower of Life, the full … The maintenance of the protoculture matrix would never be something the Robotech Masters would ever trust to the Zentraedi. When the Tirollian Zor discovered their world, the Regess was curious and took the form of a humanoid to interact with Zor. Back on Earth, Scott is surprised to find that Ariel has stayed behind. Print Settings Printer Brand: XYZprinting. The Invid started out as an agrarian species which knew nothing of hate, war, greed, deception, or manipulation. Southern Cross Unnamed Government Bureaucrat: Citizens of Earth, a dire emergency confronts us. Zor Prime vows to destroy the Robotech Masters and the protoculture matrix once and for all. It's fate and the fate of the SDF-3 are unknown. The Robotech Masters finally arrive at Earth to reclaim the lost Protoculture Matrix. The Robotech Masters' Protoculture Matrix was degenerating, transforming into the Flower of Life--which was sure to draw the savage, merciless Invid across the galaxy to Earth. This allowed the elite of the Tirolian people to declare themselves the Robotech Masters who intended to ensure the survival of their Robotech continuum. The mechanism used to extract protoculture was called the Protoculture Matrix. Robotech: The New Generation 1: The Invid Invasion, Robotech Genesis: Legend of Zor 1: The Thirsting, Robotech: Prelude to the Shadow Chronicles 1: The Enemy Within, Robotech: The New Generation: The Invid Invasion, Robotech: The Masters Saga: The Southern Cross, https://robotech.fandom.com/wiki/Protoculture_Matrix?oldid=51040. The majority of the conflict took place withing the general vicinity of the SDF-1. The Protoculture Matrix was an advanced device of Tirolian design created by the scientist Zor following his discovery of Protoculture. S1:E35 | Apr 18, 1985 | 24m . D… However, his death was in vain as instead of destroying the Flowers of Life - he had allowed them to spread from the site where they took root throughout the planet. The Robotech Master motherships are enormous constructs that form the most technologically advanced known civilization in … Following the annihilation of Earth, human survivors struggle to rebuild their once-great planet, only to be faced with a new threat. At the climax of the conflict, Zor Prime regained his memory and intended to destroy his creation to prevent its evil from inflicting the universe anymore. The Christmas season serves as a backdrop for Khyron's plans to steal Earth's remaining supply of protoculture matrix. In their way stands the Army of the Southern Cross! Ash's Boomstick said: Odds on they know because the Matrix ended up on the SDF3 anyway, the UEEF commanders would have been given the full reports on the who, what, when, where, why and how of the finding. The Elders are desperate to recapture the matrix before their civilization collapses around them, but too many of their bioroid pilots have been injured in battle to mount an effective attack. The Robotech masters decide to capture human beings to determine if they can be reprogrammed to pilot … After being mortally wounded during an Invid ambush, Zor sends the space fortress on a random space fold , and passes away. However, a Quarian gunship captain by the name Zala’Nal Vas Bosha ordered his crew to abandon ship (though most ignored the order) before charging the Masters’ Flagship and firing every weapon on board at it’s engines. Casualties on both sides are heavy, with Leonard and General Emerson both being killed in action. Robotech: The New Generation 1: The Invid Invasion, Robotech Genesis: Legend of Zor 1: The Thirsting, Robotech: Prelude to the Shadow Chronicles 1: The Enemy Within, Robotech: The New Generation: The Invid Invasion, Robotech: The Masters Saga: The Southern Cross, https://robotech.fandom.com/wiki/Protoculture_Storage_Matrix?oldid=41956. The Protoculture Matrix was an advanced device of Tirolian design created by the scientist Zor following his discovery of Protoculture. Despite this being the case, another Protoculture Matrix was located aboard the SDF-3 which the Haydonites intended to destroy during the events of the Fourth Robotech War. Khyron stands over his recently obtained Protoculture Storage Matrix (Robotech: The Macross Saga: "Khyron's Revenge") The Protoculture Storage Matrix was a piece of Robotechnology used for the long term storage of Protoculture energy. In the years that followed, the Matrix began to degrade and allowed the Flower of Life to sprout which fed on the Protoculture as well as send spores around the Earth. He seduced the Regess and learned the secrets of the Flower of Life. The best that could be achieved were a variety of mutant strains, all of which lacked the vital properties of protoculture. Episode 36. Despite their super-science and best efforts, they could not get the Flower of Life to grow from seed. Through the use of Protoculture, the Tirolian civilization created a mighty empire by using the newly developed science known as Robotechnology. The renegade flagship of the Robotech Masters has appeared in stationary orbit 30,000 kilometers above our planet. Zor would ultimately be killed by the vengeful Invid but not before sending the SDF-1, along with the hidden Protoculture Matrix, on a course to a planet called Earth. In their way stands the Army of the … The single most important discovery made from the alien space ship was Protoculture, which would become the key to Robotechnology. Following the first battle between RDF forces and the Zentraedi, the SDF-1 used it's Space Foldengines to warp away to Pluto. But the Army of the Southern Cross vowed to fight to the bitter end. Khryon and his forces later launch a full-scale assault on Macross City. While those Tirolians who’d followed him had been hunted down and killed either by the Robotech Masters or the Zentraedi, which had seen the destruction of an entire planet, and Zor himself had died in a skirmish with the Invid at the borders of Tirolian space he had succeeded in taking the source of the Masters power – the protoculture matrix – away from them. They were a pretty much sedentary lifeform which used the Flower of Life as food and a narcotic (without ill effect for Invids). More than a component of a power source and a hallucinogenic foodstuff for genetic engineering, it is later discovered to also be a mystical force akin to the Force in Star Wars, that, through its "Shapings," manipulated the destiny of the universe, and provides the basis for a link between mind and mecha the use of Robotechnology (a product of technology powered by protoculture matrix energy) enables. Thus, they battled the crew of the SDF-1 as they attempted to retrieve the Matrix without damaging the vessel leading to the events of the First Robotech War. The now weakened Robotech Masters gradually fell and ultimately departed their homeworld of Tirol for the Protoculture Matrix on Earth. S01:E36 - The Macross Saga - to the Stars Admiral Gloval has ordered Lisa Hayes to command a new version of the Robotech Space Fortress, the SDF-2, and undertake a new mission to search the far reaches of space. Instead of rendering the protoculture matrix useless, the explosion frees the mutated spores. In Robotech: Genesis, a six-part comic book mini-series published by Eternity Comics in the early 1990s, the origin and use of Protoculture ... along with the only remaining Protoculture Matrix, inside the experimental SDF-1 Zentraedi Monitor. Robotech® Robotech®: Force of Arms ... Masters arrive to complete the mission that their Zentraedi armada began… to secure their empire by reclaiming the Protoculture matrix before it is located by the Invid. The Second Robotech War began with the end of the first. In this time, the Regent assaulted the now defenseless Tirolian homeworld where he intended to find the Flower of Life whilst enacting his vengeance on the civilian population. Robotech Saga Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. Printer: Nobel 1.0A. With the Regess having taken all the protoculture on Earth with her when the Invid the fuel state for the remains of the fleet was precarious to say the least. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Tirol was devastated though the Regess felt it was a wasted effort and showed her scorn … Without the supply of seeds aboard Zor's vessel, they were doomed! Thus, he sacrificed his life in an attempt to destroy the Matrix by burying it with debris. The Protoculture Storage Matrix was a piece of Robotechnology used for the long term storage of Protoculture energy. S1:E36 | Apr 21, 1985 | 24m. Expand Details. The factory satelite still needs to set up a marijuana grow operations for the Protoculture Matrix. The amount of Protoculture the unit was able to store was apparently significant, for Khyron was able to completely repair and re-energize his flagship, squadron, and the weapon systems for both utilizing a single Storage Matrix he was able to steal from the industrial area of New Macross City. However, Waltrip's Sentinel comic timeline and the McKinney novel series indicated that a future plotline would have shown Rem creating a new Protoculture Matrix by tapping into the memories of his progenitor; Zor. All attempts at secretly recovering the Matrix failed due to a form of inorganic sentry guarding it. A 1/285th scale game forces later launch a full-scale assault on Macross City is obliterated and Protoculture. To interact with Zor his recently obtained Protoculture Storage Matrix was an advanced device of Tirolian design created by Invid. Be something the Robotech Masters has appeared in stationary orbit 30,000 kilometers above our planet beat... 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