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Tsukude

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Tsukude
Tsukude nearby systems (3151)
Tsukude nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 20.153 : 119.374[e]
Spectral class F1IV[1]
Planets 7[1]
Tsukude
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 2[1]
Jump point
distance
20 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 1.01[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 41°C[1]
Surface water 57%[1]
Highest native life Fish[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Daniel Jaranto, Governor (3130)[1][2]
Takeda Fuchida Legate (3130)[1][2]
Capital Ogawa City[1]
Population 1,045,000,000 (3130)[1][2]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary HistoryEdit

From orbit Tsukude looks like a tropical paradise. Thirteen large island continents are scattered across the planet's surface, with easy access to water, plants, and fish. The problem is that Tsukude's plants and animals don't use the same carbon dioxide/oxygen cycle that humans need. Instead the wildlife draws energy from nitrogen based sources in the planet's atmosphere. As a result the plants and animals are much more acidic than humans can tolerate. This meant that Tsukude's inhabitants have had to import most of their food ever since the world was settled.[1] Planetary laws required that all foreign organisms be segregated, and as a result not only was Tsukude heavily reliant on imported food even at the height of the Star League, but the food itself was horribly over-processed and subject to so much chemical reconstitution that visitors were often shocked by the results.[46]

By contrast, the fossil fuels and natural gas that are abundant in the crust can be used anywhere. Tsukude's economy was based on these exports, as well as exported precious metals and some pharmaceuticals as well. Tourism also became a large part of the economy, with sport fishermen making up the largest demographic. The fish that were caught were (and are) inedible, but big game fishers love the challenge of landing a Tsukude seacat.[1]

First Succession WarEdit

Tsukude was conquered by the Draconis Combine between 2786 and 2790, one of seven worlds to be captured in attacks that had frequently begun as raids, as the Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces began to crack under the pressure of continuing efforts to annex the Bolan Thumb while also attempting to maintain a defensive posture against both the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery and the Free Worlds League Military.[12]

Later Succession WarsEdit

After the fall of the Star League the DCMS often used Tsukude as a staging area for raids and assaults into the Lyran Commonwealth. The Commonwealth in turn raided Tsukude frequently. As a result of the near constant warfare of the Succession Wars the tourism industry declined rapidly, and the raids quickly damaged the productivity of the refineries and mining operations.[1]

Planetary GeographyEdit

Tsukude has thirteen continents that include: Ikadae, Soto, Nakaru, Liam, Domashimi, Opana, Yoshetsu, Weng-Li, Taris, Kuyuna, Shobenwa.[1]

Military DeploymentEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 48 systems (45 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Talisker 14.0 Juniper 16.9 Alnasi 17.6 Altais 19.6
Alya 23.6 Rukbat 24.4 Kaus Borealis 24.6 Kingtribel 26.2
Vega 27.0 Cebalrai 28.4 Eltanin 29.8 Shionoha 29.9
Shimosuwa 30.4 Aubisson 31.4 Kannon 32.5 New Wessex 33.1
Buckminster 35.4 Kaus Australis 38.7 Shitara 38.7 Accrington 39.6
Kaus Media 41.2 Gram 42.3 Phalan 42.8 Chimpaw 43.1
Minakuchi 43.8 Port Moseby 44.2 Ascella 45.0 Konstance 46.4
Kessel 48.8 Camlann 50.2 Nai-Stohl 50.5 Baxter 51.9
Algedi 52.0 Kuzuu 52.8 Trolloc Prime 53.4 Dabih 53.6
Elix 54.7 Sakhalin 54.7 Alrakis 54.9 Glenlivet 55.5
Eaglesham 55.6 Moore 57.2 Osumi 57.3 Corridan 58.2
Kimball 59.2 Dalkeith 60.3 Dove 60.7 Komephoros 60.8

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 21, "Tsukude World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Dark Age: Republic of the Sphere, p. 6 "Prefecture I"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding - [2319] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth at their founding in [2341]"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  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. 12.0 12.1 First Succession War, p. 61, "The War of Raids: House Steiner's Succession War"
  13. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  19. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. vii, "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii, Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - 3030"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  34. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map
  37. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  38. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  42. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  45. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  46. 46.0 46.1 Field Report 2765: LCAF, pp. 18-19, "Skye Rangers" - Regimental Status
  47. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  48. Daughter of the Dragon, Chapter 3"

BibliographyEdit