The second Robotech War ended without victors. Second Robotech War; Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, a computer game; See also. $54.99 Used. DIRECTOR. With the disruption of the Japanese centers of Robotech research and the military and economic infrastructure of North America severely crippled, the defensive capabilities of the surviving United Earth Forces (UEF), including the elite Army of the Southern Cross, swiftly degraded from advanced mecha and starships to late 20th century (pre-SDF-1) technology. The attacks result in numerous civilian deaths since many had been unable to reach the shelters in time. The Second Robotech War had left the Earth's defense forces weakened and leaderless with both Supreme Commander Anatole Leonard and Major General Rolf Emerson being killed. They retreated for a time, but in 2029 they attacked again. The Second Robotech War (The Masters) focuses on the arrival in Earth orbit of the Robotech Masters, who have come seeking what turns out to be the sole means in the universe of producing protoculture. 9 In a subsequent assault on the Masters' fleet by the Army of the Southern Cross, the Masters' defensive capabilities easily enable them to achieve a quick victory, while the Southern Cross loses over 400 of its best pilots. Robotech Shadow Chronicles and Love Live Alive PAL Region 2 DVD Watched Once. 2030 June. 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/Second_Robotech_War?oldid=54379. Zor Prime's death takes a heavy emotional toll on Dana as she had fallen in love with him. However, the Masters, despite their initial successes soon realize that their situation is becoming more and more dire. Among those who would lead the defense of Earth against the Robotech Masters are Lieutenant Dana Sterling, Private Louie Nichols, Private Bowie Grant, Major General Rolf Emerson, GMP officer Nova Satori, and Lieutenant Marie Crystal. The Second Robotech War ended in a Pyrrhic victory for the Army of the Southern Cross, weakening the Earth's defense forces and providing the motivation for the Invid who were seeking the Invid Flower of Life to invade less than a year later in the spring or summer of 2031. However, the Masters pay a heavy cost - with only half their forces remaining in space to protect the motherships, the UEF forces that had been dispatched to space easily overwhelm them and begin attacking the now defenseless motherships. The destruction of the Robotech Masters ship released into the air the Flower of Life, which alerted the Invid of Protoculture on Earth. The Second Robotech War began in January of 2029, shortly after the graduation of the first graduating class of the United Earth Forces Military Academy. The final battle of the Second Robotech War is fought as Zor goes on the rampage to destroy the entire culture created by the Robotech Masters before the arrival of … In June 2030, the final battle of the Second Robotech War caused a release of the spores of the Invid flower of life across Earth, which soon attracted the Invid. Season 2. Earth's military consisted of the United Earth Forces (UEF), including the elite Army of the Southern Cross, and local militias. The Second Robotech War was fought between the Army of the Southern Cross and the Robotech Masters. The conflict began on January of 2029. With the bulk of UEF forces sent into space, the Masters' forces quickly overwhelm the remaining defenders, seizing control of the ruins and devastating Monument City and its surrounding military installations and leaving most of Monument City in flames. The Second Robotech War was a conflict between the forces of Earth, primarily between the Army of the Southern Cross and the Robotech Masters, in and around the planet itself. The Second Robotech War traces its roots to the end of that conflict; specifically to the defeat of Supreme Commander Dolza's Grand Fleet. The Second Robotech War left Earth's military leaderless, with Supreme Commander Anatole Leonard, Major General Rolf Emerson and much of the senior leadership being killed. Also, next update should see the beginning of my second site, my Robotech RPG site which feature number 2644 of the Robotech RPG rules (because Paladiums just didn't do it all). It played an important role in exposing US audiences to Japanese-style animation and cartoons, not unlike U.F.O. The Robotech Masters, the people who sent the Zentraedi to retrieve their lost ship, arrive in a fleet of gigantic motherships intent on succeeding where their giant soldiers failed. His hope was that it would prevent the Invid from coming to Earth, but he was sadly mistaken. The second war is alitte slow and focuses on a small group of people and doesn't give you much in the overall story of roboculture, but it is still a big part of the series, at the amazon price it's soo worth it! Second Robotech War The arrival of the Robotech Masters heralds the start of the Second Robotech War as the alien invaders will stop at nothing to recover the secrets of Protoculture hidden on Earth. Afterwards they learned that the Masters had already left for Earth, but their predicament prevented them from returning to the planet. This plan was prevented when their ship was knocked out of orbit and their databanks downloaded were left corrupted. Robert Axelrod. For the original Japanese animated series that it adapted, see. The Jack McKinney Robotech novels state that even if the birth rate dropped to zero and all resources were devoted to construction of spacecraft, it would take at least 10 years to evacuate the planet. The war originally goes well for the Masters, whose superior technology and numbers inflict heavy losses on the Earth's military. The war also left the industrial and military infrastructure of the Earth in tattered shape. Her first order as the Squadron's commander was to send her men on a routine patrol of Monument City, which Angelo Dante objected to. The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, https://annex.fandom.com/wiki/Second_Robotech_War?oldid=184796, The United Earth Forces (UEF), including the elite, Unknown number of personnel, a fleet of over one hundred and fifty space warships and an unknown number of combat mecha, Nine motherships, unknown number of smaller vessels, unknown number of Bioroid combat mecha, Unknown number of personnel, Complete destruction of the cities Newton and Manville, Severe damage to the capital of Monument city, Severe damage to primary and secondary military bases, Severe damage to industrial facilities, Extreme losses in personnel and spacecraft, unknown civilian casualties, The Robotech Masters entire space fleet, virtually their entire military, and most of their civilian population aboard the space fleet, Carl Macek and Tommy Yune, "The Second Robotech War,". 2. Robotech: The Movie, also known as Robotech: The Untold Story, is a 1986 animated science fiction film created by Carl Macek, based on Robotech, the original television series and franchise created by Harmony Gold. The final battle of the Second Robotech War is fought as Zor goes on the rampage to destroy the entire culture created by the Robotech Masters before the arrival of the Invid. It was also, in a way, the start of the second. Fighting would rage for several years before Zor Prime would betray the Robotech Masters and detonated their ship above the remains of the SDF-1. The Masters had been defeated, but the Army of the Southern Cross had suffered devastating losses, with Earth's cities reduced to rubble. In the final stages of the war, both sides resort to desperate tactics. The Masters planned to use a clone spy of B. D. Andrews to order the SDF-1's databanks be sent to a satellite where the Masters could intercept the information. This, combined with the political fragmentation of the planet following the war, made any evacuation nearly impossible. In 2031, the Invid, under the control of the Regis, invaded Earth. This society, evolving out from the 70,000 survivors of the Zentraedi holocaust of 2011, had survived seemingly insurmountable odds against alien forces that had sought their annihilation, and were willing to trade freedom for security. Earth's people soon became more focused on fighting each other than preparing for the Invid Invasion. In doing so, however, he unknowingly put humanity in gr… The new graduates, few of whom were over the age of 20, had pledged to defend Earth but had never expected to face war so soon. At the same time, and, unaware of this development, the Robotech Expeditionary Force – which comprised most of the Robotech Defense Force and loyal Zentraedi forces, led by Admiral Rick Hunter and Admiral Lisa Hayes with the SDF-3 as their flagship – departed from Earth in December 2022 to confront the Robotech Masters in their home star system. The film was created using footage from two unrelated anime, the film Megazone 23 - Part I and Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross. For the Earth forces, every available resource was thrown into the battle, including all reserve and militia units and every piece of machinery capable of aiding the fight. The Third Robotech War (Invid Occupation) by Tim Wing (For a full list of sources, please see below.) The devastation caused by the war was compounded by another problem. They begin with the first battle between the SDF-1 and Zentradi (First Robotech War) and continue after the Robotech Masters try to Invade Earth (Second Robotech War). (Macross Saga: The Robotech Masters, Robotech II: The Sentinels), The newly formed REF were able to predict that the Robotech Masters might come to earth, but presumed it to be long enough off that that in 2022, they prepared an expedition to Tirol to negotiate with the Masters. $150.00 Used. The Masters also resort to setting adift on smaller ships all of the clones that are unable to fight in order to conserve power. The series was actually a mishmash of several early 1980s animé series, to reach syndication length. Thus, one year after the Second Robotech War ended, the Third Robotech War began, a war which would last for 13 years, during which the remaining survivors on Earth found themselves at the mercy of the Invid who utilized the humans for slave labor and for horrific scientific experiments. However, deciding they could still help in their own way, Rick Hunter allied the REF with the Sentinels, and moved to dismantle the Invid empire before heading home to retake Earth. In the final stage of the war, the Masters, desperate to retrieve the protoculture matrix from the ruins of the SDF-1 at any cost, launch a diversionary assault. By the end of 2031, the back of Earth's civilization had been broken and its remnants were now a pale shadow of the strong and united world that had existed in the years before the First Robotech War. The Masters realize that if they are not victorious soon, they will be defeated. Dana, the daughter of war heroes Max Sterling and Miriya Sterling, is the catalyst for much of the conflict, due to her excellent tactical skills and her half-Zentraedi heritage. The Robotech Masters' first offensive was a surprise attack on forces from Moon Base Luna. The Global Military Police (GMP), also based in Monument City, held considerable power. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. One player takes the lead as the plotting, scheming, desperate Robotech Masters, while the other player commands the valiant and determined Army of the Southern Cross. Shortly thereafter communications between Southern Cross HQ and Space Station Liberty was lost. (Robotech: The Movie). The Second Robotech War, depicted in the second saga of Robotech known as the Robotech Masters' Saga left the Earth's defense forces weakened and leaderless with both Supreme Commander Anatole Leonard and Major General Rolf Emerson being killed. A triumvirate of second level Robotech Masters, after their mothership crashes in Burma at the end of the war, make contact with and take command of remnant Zentraedi Malcontents in the South East Asia Control Zone. Robotech: The Complete Set (DVD, 2013, 20-Disc Set) 4.9 out of 5 stars (24) Total Ratings 24, $169.00 New. With the failure of this fleet to capture the SDF-1's Protoculture factory, the Robotech Masters travelled to Earth to capture it themselves. The exciting, stand-alone sequel to SolarFlare Games’ ROBOTECH: Force of Arms lets you take control of the epic conflict known as the Second Robotech War. Leonard refuses and orders all remaining Southern Cross forces to assemble at Monument City for a last stand. Other units which saw action were the Tactical Air Force, Global Military Police, Civil Defense Unit and Civil Defense Flying Corps. This article is about the second Robotech series. In addition, the war had destroyed most of the UEF's spaceships and severely damaged the industrial base of the planet. Cam Clarke. Before all nations came together as the United Earth Government, all Nations were at war with each other. After assessing the situation, the Masters decide to expand their military campaign and turn their weapons on the cities of Earth. In the war's most important battles, the TASC (including Lieutenant Marie Crystal) and the 15th ATAC (led by First Lieutenant Dana Sterling) inflicted much of the Terran forces' damage upon the Robotech Masters fleet (including one of the six motherships shot down by the 15th). There were battles being fought inside the countries that were at war. These Masters embark on a plan to repair a Zentraedi ship and gather enough Flower of Life seeds to rebuild their empire. The Robotech Masters' fleet fought against Earth's Tristar-class cruisers, destroyers, and other vessels. In some cases, even children took up arms to defend their planet. The second Robotech War ended without victors. The Army of the Southern Cross was devastated to learn that General Reinhardt and Admiral Hunter were unable to send more support, as they were busy fighting the Invid. Third Robotech War. Robotech Saga Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. The Second Robotech War was a conflict between the forces of Earth, primarily between the Army of the Southern Cross and the Robotech Masters, in and around the planet itself. Fokker airfield (named after ace pilot Fokker, the largest military-industrial complex on Earth, is severely damaged in an attack and it is only through the efforts of Dana Sterling and the 15th Squadron that the base is not completely destroyed. The name of the new story arc was soon changed to Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles, and the film … As a result, they lost their Space Fold engines and could not return home to defend it. In the fictional world of Robotech, the First Robotech War (February 2009–April 2011) was a conflict between the earth-based Robotech Defense Force and the alien Zentraedi. He was placed in the brig, and Dana was chosen to be the temporary commanding officer of the squadron, despite her very recent graduation. Many of Earth's cities were destroyed or severely damaged, resulting in a massive refugee crisis. The war resulted in the destruction of the Robotech Masters fleet and the accidental release of a vast number of spores from … Robert V. Barron. As the Earth forces, despite their initially heavy losses, continue to fight, the Masters' protoculture supply continues to decrease, causing their equipment to become inoperable and their soldiers to weaken both physically and mentally. They launched a quick and devastating invasion of the planet, swiftly taking control and marking the start of the Third Robotech War. Status: Killed in Action during the Second Robotech War; Personality. In their stead, The United Earth Forces (UEF), including the elite Army of the Southern Cross, was charged with the defense of Earth, under the command of Supreme Commander Anatole Leonard. The Masters had been defeated, but the Army of the Southern Cross had suffered devastating losses, with Earth's cities reduced to rubble. The unstable feudal society that had evolved on Earth had been held together only by the powerful authority and capabilities of the United Earth Government (UEG) and the Global Military Police (GMP) - but with both of these organizations crippled by the war, Earth began to slide into lawlessness as surviving cities became city-states and warred with one another and men and women rose quickly to positions of power only to fall just as swiftly. Robot Grendizerin other parts of the world. The United States was one of several allied nations fighting in the conflict. Half of their forces are secretly sent to seize control of the ruins of the SDF-1 and destroy Monument City. Democracy had largely ceased to function, and in its place an unstable feudal society had evolved. At Anime Expo 2004, Harmony Gold USA revealed that Robotech: Shadow Force was in production to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Robotech in 2005. While the majority of the conflict was fought between the Southern Cross and the Robotech Masters on Earth and in space, some minor conflicts did occur … In the fictional world of Robotech, the Second Robotech War (2029–2030) was a conflict between the earth-based United Earth Forces (UEF), including the elite Army of the Southern Cross, and the alien Robotech Masters. The Invid took complete control of the planet, and ruthlessly hunted down and destroyed any resistance. The third Robotech War is fought against the Invid, and the Fourth and final war is fought against another alien … Second Robotech War. When the Invid invaded less than a year later in 2031, the few military units that were even combat-capable were forced to fall back on conventional ordinance and a small supply of Nuclear weapons in a battle that they could never hope to win. The 21st ATAC finds itself on the front-lines as one of the enemy's massive motherships takes As a result, the GMP was not merely a police force, but also maintained its own war machinery, combat forces, and intelligence network. Due to the feudal nature of Earth society, the GMP constituted the only truly worldwide law-enforcement organization, and was a check-and-balance on those who had at their disposal the tremendous power of Robotechnology. The Robotech Master's advice - that Earth be evacuated before the Invid arrive - was never a viable option. The final battle of the Second Robotech War is fought as Zor goes on the rampage to destroy the entire culture created by the Robotech Masters before the arrival of … Some humans would ally with the Invid in exchange for power, while criminal gangs, self-appointed leaders and a variety of cults took power in areas not under Invid control while others fled to isolated areas of the planet and reverted to simple hunter-gather societies. However, the resulting explosion inadvertently frees the spores within the Protoculture factory's matrix. The old capital, New Macross City, had been sealed off, due to radiation contamination resulting from the destruction of the SDF-1 in the battle of New Macross City in January 2014, and the survivors were relocated to the new capital of Monument City, located in north-central Montana. Robotech Master armada in Earth space. Dana Sterling and Marie Crystal successfully reestablished communications, allowing the Southern Cross to alert Liberty to the arrival of the Robotech Masters, and Liberty in turn alerted the REF. In addition, several ships managed to escape and rendezvous with the Robotech Expeditionary Force (REF) to inform them of Earth's fate. STARRING. The Masters, now facing critical energy shortages, resorted to even more desperate tactics. Monument City, the capital, as well as the largest and most important city on planet, was left in ruins. The Masters then contact Supreme Commander Leonard and order him to surrender and evacutate the planet. Earth had changed considerably since the end of the First Robotech War in 2011. The elite Army of the Southern Cross was based here as well, with a headquarters consisting of a massive complex, with several large circular towers, located at the centre of the city, and by far the most important structure in North America. 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