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. Robotech Master: You may draw additional Protoculture from the Proto-Furnace only if needed for success. The Second Robotech War began with the end of the first. The true threat to Earth and the protoculture matrix derives from the approach of another alien race, the parasitic Invid. The Robotech masters decide to capture human beings to determine if they can be reprogrammed to pilot … Robotech Saga Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. The maintenance of the protoculture matrix would never be something the Robotech Masters would ever trust to the Zentraedi. 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. In their way stands the Army of the … Following the first battle between RDF forces and the Zentraedi, the SDF-1 used it's Space Foldengines to warp away to Pluto. Through the use of Protoculture, the Tirolian civilization created a mighty empire by using the newly developed science known as Robotechnology. The Protoculture Storage Matrix was a piece of Robotechnology used for the long term storage of Protoculture energy. 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. He seduced the Regess and learned the secrets of the Flower of Life. 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. TACTICAL TABLE- Robotech RRT was a 1/285th scale game. 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. 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. 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. S1:E36 | Apr 21, 1985 | 24m. After a failed attempt to ransom Lynn Minmay and Lynn Kyle for a protoculture matrix, his forces launch an assault on New Macross City in December 2013 and successfully steal a matrix. 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. When the Tirollian Zor discovered their world, the Regess was curious and took the form of a humanoid to interact with Zor. Khryon uses the protoculture matrix to repower his warship but he decides that he cannot leave earth until the SDF-1 is destroyed. 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. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Khryon and his forces later launch a full-scale assault on Macross City. 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. Scientists examining the Matrix were able to determine that the Protoculture was a strange form of organic matter held in stasis. 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. 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 Christmas season serves as a backdrop for Khyron's plans to steal Earth's remaining supply of protoculture matrix. All of their technology was powered by protoculture. 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. 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. The Matrix would not be discovered by the native Human race who reverse-engineered Robotechnology. But the Army of the Southern Cross vowed to fight to the bitter end. Firing his warship's main gun, a swath of New Macross City is obliterated and the SDF-1 takes a direct hit. 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. 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' Protoculture Matrix was degenerating, transforming into the Flower of Life--which was sure to draw the savage, merciless Invid across the galaxy to Earth. At the heart of ASS-1 was the vessel's unique power source, the Protoculture Matrix. After being mortally wounded during an Invid ambush, Zor sends the space fortress on a random space fold , and passes away. The Protoculture Matrix was an advanced device of Tirolian design created by the scientist Zor following his discovery of 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. Robotech Storyline Origins Elsewhere in our galaxy, a Tirolean scientist named Zor discovered the protoculture matrix from a plant called the Flower of Life. Print Settings Printer Brand: XYZprinting. However, Zor ultimately rebelled against their rule and hid the Matrix onboard his battle fortress - the SDF-1. Despite their super-science and best efforts, they could not get the Flower of Life to grow from seed. 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. When he took this information and examples of the Flower of Life, the full … A fleet of giant motherships dispatched from Tirol, the homeworld of the Robotech Masters. S1:E35 | Apr 18, 1985 | 24m . The Robotech Masters themselves became the instigators of the Second Robotech War. But the Army of the Southern Cross vowed to fight to the bitter end. The best that could be achieved were a variety of mutant strains, all of which lacked the vital properties of protoculture. They scatter over the planet's surface, turning Earth into a vast, fertile garden awaiting cultivation by the rapidly approaching Invid. Unlike the Protoculture Matrix, the Storage Matrix was incapable of creating the energy source; only storing it. During the Second Robotech War, the Robotech Masters sought to recover the hidden Protoculture Matrix. 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. Robotech / Roboverse / Encyclopedia / Reflex Point Reflex Point, also known by the code name SX Point 83, was the location of the containment complex where the remains of the SDF-1 were buried after the Battle of New Macross City in 2014. While they had been aiming for the Moon, they were now forced to trek back across the solar system. In their way stands the Army of the Southern Cross! Powered by the near limitless fuel of protoculture, the Tirolians developed robotechnology. Khyron stands over his recently obtained Protoculture Storage Matrix (Robotech: The Macross Saga: "Khyron's Revenge"). 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. 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. It served as the only means of producing Protoculture. Unlike the Protoculture Matrix, the Storage Matrix was incapable of creating the energy source; only storing it. Without the supply of seeds aboard Zor's vessel, they were doomed! The Robotech Masters' supply of protoculture was finite and becoming exhausted. 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. The Christmas season serves as a backdrop for Khyron's plans to steal Earth's remaining supply of protoculture matrix. The Robotech Master motherships are enormous constructs that form the most technologically advanced known civilization in … Share. Worse, there was the matter of the sealed orders from Reinhardt he really didn't want to think about. The only way to generate more power is with the Protoculture Matrix on board the SDF-3. The survivors of the second Robotech War enjoy a bittersweet victory. But the worst thing was the loss of the protoculture matrix with the SDF-3. The Invid Regent also attacked Tirol in an effort to retrieve the Protoculture Matrix which he believed Zor had stolen from his people. Thus, he sacrificed his life in an attempt to destroy the Matrix by burying it with debris. 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. It's fate and the fate of the SDF-3 are unknown. The Flowers were detected by the Invid Sensor Nebula leading to the Regess invading the planet and bringing about the Third Robotech War. 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. Instead of rendering the protoculture matrix useless, the explosion frees the mutated spores. Episode 36. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. With their new technology, they conquered many alien civilizations, renaming themselves the Robo… Tirol was devastated though the Regess felt it was a wasted effort and showed her scorn … The now weakened Robotech Masters gradually fell and ultimately departed their homeworld of Tirol for the Protoculture Matrix on Earth. The single most important discovery made from the alien space ship was Protoculture, which would become the key to Robotechnology. Desperate, the Robotech Masters first dispatched their giant alien soldiers, the Zentraedi, to find the missing Protoculture Matrix. Eventually, the Zentraedi under Breetai were sent to recover the battle fortress to recover the Matrix. 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. Robotech Saga Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. Through the use of Protoculture, the Tirolian civilization created a mighty empire by using the newly developed science known as Robotechnology. Zor's Matrix was ultimately created by him and destroyed by his clone Zor Prime during the Second Robotech War. Printer: Nobel 1.0A. The renegade flagship of the Robotech Masters has appeared in stationary orbit 30,000 kilometers above our planet. 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. 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. 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 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. The Invid were the first to utilize protoculture, somehow using the pollen of the Flower directly to power their civilization. The height on the items was set at: 1) Protoculture Chamber 35mm 2) Protoculture Storage Matrix 12mm 3) Protoculture Power Unit 16mm. Back on Earth, Scott is surprised to find that Ariel has stayed behind. It served as the only means of producing Protoculture. 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. The Robotech Masters finally arrive at Earth to reclaim the lost Protoculture Matrix. The majority of the conflict took place withing the general vicinity of the SDF-1. 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 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. That's going to require a lot more space and might attract the Invid's nebula sensors if it's not shielded properly. 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. The mechanism used to extract protoculture was called the Protoculture Matrix. D… Casualties on both sides are heavy, with Leonard and General Emerson both being killed in action. All attempts at secretly recovering the Matrix failed due to a form of inorganic sentry guarding it. The attack causes massive damage as Khyron detonates bombs hidden throughout the city. As such, no explanation is given of the presence of another Matrix. 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, by this point, the Robotech Masters had abandoned their homeworld of Tirol in order to locate the Matrix at Earth. Zor Prime vows to destroy the Robotech Masters and the protoculture matrix once and for all. The Protoculture Matrix was an advanced device of Tirolian design created by the scientist Zor following his discovery of Protoculture. Later, the Tirolian scientist Zor discovered how to refine the pollen of the Flower, allowing other species to make use of the energy. 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. Despite the Masters' ultimatum demanding the humans leave Earth immediately, Supreme Commander Leonard orders all forces to gather for a final assault. They were a pretty much sedentary lifeform which used the Flower of Life as food and a narcotic (without ill effect for Invids). 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. Expand Details. Planet and bringing about the Third Robotech War enjoy a bittersweet victory ensure the survival their. 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