Waldorff

Waldorff
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3151
Waldorff nearby systems
Waldorff nearby systems
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System Information
X:Y Coordinates -131.829 : 358.739[e]
Spectral class G0V[1]
Recharge time 181 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Nadir & Zenith[1]

The Waldorff system was home to at least one habitable world, Waldorff II, and as of June 3152 was located in the Alyina Mercantile League.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Waldorff system is located near the Alyina and Butler systems[2][3] and consists of a class G0V primary orbited by at least two planets. During the twenty-eighth century recharge stations were in place at both the nadir and zenith jump points.[1]

System History[edit]

The Waldorff system was settled before or during the Age of War and was a member of the Lyran Commonwealth by the end of that era.[4]

Political Affiliation[edit]


Waldorff II[edit]

Waldorff II
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
distance
10.43 days[1]
Moons 1 (Nikola)[1]
Surface gravity 0.97[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 28°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 69%[1]
Highest native life Plants[1]
Reference Year 2750[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Baron of Waldorff
Population 875,000,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-C-C-C[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Waldorff II - more commonly known simply as Waldorff - is the second planet in the system and has a single moon named Nikola.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Waldorff was conquered by Clan Jade Falcon during the Third Wave of Operation REVIVAL in June 3050. Defending the planet against the invading Second Falcon Jaegers was the planet's only armed force, the Waldorff City Police Department. Despite consisting of only one company of infantry, two armored cars and an UrbanMech, the police gave a good showing of themselves: four Elementals were killed and an OmniMech was crippled during the fighting due to the police's intimate knowledge of the city, which allowed them to lead the Clan invaders into prepared ambushes before escaping through the city's sewer and storm drainage system. Their heroic efforts were all for naught though, and in the end most of the police were killed or captured and the central precinct house destroyed by the Jade Falcons.[21]

In November 3051, the planet was transferred from the Jade Falcons to the Steel Vipers, after a decision by ilKhan Ulric Kerensky himself. No fighting occurred between the two Clans during this move, and the Triasch Keshik took command of the planet.[39]

Waldorff served as the capital of Clan Steel Viper's occupation zone until 3061. In that year the final battle of the Hegira War between the Jade Falcons and Steel Vipers took place on this planet, with the Vipers defeated and leaving the Inner Sphere entirely.[40]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

2750[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Twenty-first Lyran Guards[42]

3050[edit]

3054[edit]

3061[edit]

3085[edit]

Geography[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Waldorff City: location of the only battle on Waldorff during the Clan Invasion.[21]
  • Daemon: a desolate city, where the final battle of the Hegira War took place.[40]
  • Viper Valley.[47]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Image gallery[edit]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 36 systems (33 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Butler 17.5 Alyina 18.1 Denizli 22.0 Goat Path 23.1
Malibu 23.4 Apolakkia 24.0 Twycross 24.4 Blackjack 25.7
Devin 32.6 Trell 33.4 Beta 34.4 Kookens Pleasure Pit 35.8
Parakoila 35.9 Derf 35.9 Evciler 36.8 Hot Springs 39.8
Pasig 42.4 Baker 3 44.1 Maxie's Planet 46.9 Romulus 46.9
Leskovik 48.6 Seiduts 50.0 Golandrinas 50.0 Mkuranga 50.5
Wotan 50.7 Treeline 50.7 Babaeski 51.2 Persistence 54.0
Roadside 54.2 Blue Hole 55.7 Stonarboi 58.9 Vantaa 59.6
Black Earth 59.8 Zoetermeer 60.7 Antares 61.4 Biegga 62.6

References[edit]

  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 Era Report: 2750, p. 130: "Planet Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39: "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI: "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25: "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13: "Lyran Commonwealth at their Founding - [2341] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158: "Inner Sphere Map - [2596]"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37: "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii: "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. First Succession War, pp. 24–25: "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36: "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122–123: "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  13. First Succession War, pp. 112–113: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40: "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  15. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii: "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47: "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56: "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59: "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132: "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 Jade Falcon Sourcebook, p. 40
  22. Invading Clans, p. 91: "Waldorff (FC)"
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61: "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3052, p. 23: "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3062, p. 27: "Timeline of Events"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 29: "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70: "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43: "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  30. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64: "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  31. Field Report: LAAF, p. 21: "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  32. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63: "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  33. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii: "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  35. Shattered Fortress, p. 103: "Inner Sphere - 3151" (Map)
  36. Tamar Rising, p. 44
  37. Tamar Rising, poster map
  38. Tamar Rising, p. 72: "The Hinterlands June 3152" (Map)
  39. Invading Clans, p. 88
  40. 40.0 40.1 Era Report: 3062, pp. 23–24: "The Bird and the Snake"
  41. Field Report 2765: LCAF, pp. 13–14: "Lyran Guards"
  42. First Succession War, p. 139: "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  43. Jade Falcon Sourcebook, p. 40
  44. 44.0 44.1 Objective Raids, p. 60: "Unit Note"
  45. 45.0 45.1 Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 166: "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
  46. Field Manual: 3085, p. 126: "Deployment Table - 3085"
  47. Falcon Rising, ch. 33 (PDF version)

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