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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Tamar
Tamar neighboring systems
Tamar neighboring systems
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -15.391 : 314.863[e]
Spectral class G6V[1][2][3]
Recharge time 187 hours[2][3]
Recharge station(s) None (3025)[1]
Zenith (3076-3079)[2][3]
Tamar
Planetary flag
Planetary flag
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1][2][3]
Jump point
distance
7.01 days[3]
Moons 2 (Karachi, Islamabad)[2][3]
Surface gravity 1.2[2][3]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2][3]
Equatorial temperature 36°C (Temperate)[2][3]
Surface water 32%[2][3]
Highest native life Plants[1][2][3]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3079[3]
Infrastructure
Ruler Duke of Tamar (3025)[1]
Khan Vladimir Ward (3076)[2]
Capital Tamar City[3]
Population 879,000,000 (3025, apocryphal)[4]
2,194,686,000 (3076-3079)[2][3]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-B-D-C[2][3]
HPG (Representative) A[1][2][3] (Precentor Virginia Hoppe) (3025)[1]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary InfoEdit

The planet has four major landmasses, Dilis, Amirani, Kopala and Zadeni. The capital city, Tamar City, is located on Dilis.[3]

Planetary HistoryEdit

ExodusEdit

Following the coup launched by Robert Marsden in 2375 that saw him installed as sole ruler of the Lyran Commonwealth, 22 worlds including Tamar were still opposed to his rule in 2378 and had withdrawn their support of both him and his new government. Many of these worlds were cowed into line through naval blockades that starved them into submission, but eight self-sufficient worlds - again, including Tamar - continued to hold out, and as a result were subject to full and bloody military invasions by Marsden's forces.[39]

Star League EraEdit

Tamar served as the headquarters world of the XLII Corps of the Star League Defense Force in the final years of the Star League.[40]

Although two regiments of the Lyran Guards were garrisoning Tamar in 2765 - the Forty-first and Forty-fourth Lyran Guards - only the Forty-first was considered a full-time garrison for the planet; the Forty-fourth was expected to do service as a strategic reserve for the local region, deploying as needed.[41]

First Succession WarEdit

In late 2790 the Draconis Combine Admiralty raided Tamar, striking with a WarShip group that broke through Tamar's orbital defenses and destroyed the Bolson-Tamar Shipyards.[42]

Third Succession WarEdit

2915Edit

3022Edit

Tamar was under attack by forces from the Draconis Combine in 3022, and the LCAF deployed additional units to reinforce the weak defense forces on the planet. Among these additional units was the mercenary unit Snord's Irregulars. The Irregulars' initial deployment went poorly, with the irregulars being dropped into the heart of Vrance, several kilometers away from their planned drop zone. At the time, Vrance was under the control of Combine forces headed by General Askam, but Cranston Snord used various unorthodox tactics to capture and then hold the city. Aksam was impressed enough with the Irregulars performance to attempt to sway them to the Combine's service, offering a contract paying twice what the Commonwealth was paying the Irregulars, but balked when Snord's contract demands included being allowed to select his own targets "for collecting purposes". Aksam attempted to counter the demand by offering more money, but negotiations ended when Archon Katrina Steiner announced that she would be increasing the Irregulars base pay.[43]

JihadEdit

Tamar was the subject of a damaging attack from Word of Blake forces on the 28th of December 3070. The Blakists didn't land ground forces; instead, the attack consisted of nuclear strikes aimed at a number of heavily populated areas, including the Clan Wolf headquarters. The attack on Tamar, capital world of the Clan Wolf Occupation Zone, coincided with an attack on Arc-Royal, the capital world of Clan Wolf-in-Exile.[44] On the 1st of April 3080 Tamar was re-established as the capital world for Clan Wolf in the wake of the Jihad.[45]

Military DeploymentEdit

2764Edit

2765Edit

  • Forty-first Lyran Guards[41]
  • Forty-fourth Lyran Guards[41]

2786Edit

2821Edit

3025Edit

3028Edit

3038Edit

3050Edit

3054Edit

3085Edit

3145Edit

GeographyEdit

Planetary LocationsEdit

  • Barbale: Location of the War College of Tamar on Dilis.[3]
  • Dali: Location of the OZ-1 and W-8 manufacturing facilities; located on Amirani.[57]
  • Red Hook: Birth place of Duke Selvin Kelswa III.[58]
  • Tamar City: the planetary capital city, located on Dilis.[3]
  • Vrance: a city and site of a notable battle during the Third Succession War.[43]

Industrial CentersEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Kandis 11.53 Weingarten 15.38 Moritz 17.52 Memmingen 23.11
Thannhausen 24.26 Volders 25.01 Kufstein 26.97 Skokie 27.40
Sevren 29.27 Stanzach 30.26 Laurent 31.44 Hohenems 33.76
Kobe 33.91 Basiliano 34.29 Maestu 35.02 Gunzburg 37.69
Hyperion 38.54 Karston 38.69 Bessarabia 39.92 Engadin 41.77
Vorarlberg 41.78 Heiligendreuz 42.11 Cusset 46.51 Hainfeld 47.00
Feltre 47.69 Ridderkerk 47.91 Shaula 48.67 Dell 48.82
Vulcan 51.93 Svarstaad 52.60 Unzmarkt 52.71 Biota 52.81
Wheel 52.81 Mozirje 52.95 Colmar 53.53 Rastaban 55.76
Thun 55.87 Ferleiten 56.82 Radstadt 57.40 Satalice 58.89

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 172, "Tamar"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 120-121, "Tamar"
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 Objectives: The Clans, p. 28, "Tamar"
  4. MechWarrior (1989 Video Game) (apocryphal)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Tamar Pact world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  16. 16.0 16.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 79, "Tamar"
  17. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii, "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 90, "The Continuing Alliance"
  20. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War . [3030] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  23. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42-43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  31. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  32. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  34. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  35. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  36. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  37. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  38. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  39. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 13, "Marsden in Power"
  40. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 153, "259th BattleMech Division"
  41. 41.0 41.1 41.2 Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 13, "Lyran Guards"
  42. 42.0 42.1 First Succession War, p. 61, "The War of Raids: House Steiner's Succession War"
  43. 43.0 43.1 Cranston Snord's Irregulars, p. 6
  44. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  45. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 61, "The Jihad In Review"
  46. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 255, "SLDF - Lyran Commonwealth Military Command Map"
  47. 47.0 47.1 47.2 47.3 47.4 47.5 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  48. 48.0 48.1 48.2 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p.44, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
  49. Historical: War of 3039, p. 138 "Deployment Table"
  50. Historical: War of 3039, p. 137, "Deployment Table"
  51. 51.0 51.1 20 Year Update, p. 26, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  52. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, pp. 43-45, 64
  53. 20 Year Update, p. 71, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  54. 54.0 54.1 Objective Raids, p.32
  55. 55.0 55.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 126, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  56. 56.0 56.1 56.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. 167, "Clan Force Deployments - Clan Hell's Horses"
  57. 57.0 57.1 57.2 Objectives: The Clans, p. 28, "W-8 Facilities"
  58. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth) - "Selvin Kelswa III profile", p. 155
  59. Experimental Technical Readout: Primitives, Volume 4, p. 11, "Sturmblitz Assault Gun"

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