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EARTH, 2017.
We didn't listen to the warnings.

We decided to ignore the decline of our bee population,
and now their guardians have arrived.

You must pilot the 1981 Galencia Fighter and restore order.
Before its too late!

Galencia is a Galaga inspired action game from Jason Aldred.

Minimum system requirements:
C64 or C128 in C64 mode, 1541/1571 Floppy, Joystick.

Also compatible with:
1541 Ultimate
This game is PAL and NTSC compatible.

We are proud to say that Galencia has already received
20 ratings to date (September 15th, 2017) and got 5 out of 5 stars... Amy announcement

Development status:

Design, graphics & programming: Jason Aldred
Additional graphics & sound effects: Saul Cross
Music & sound effects: PulseBot
Physical cover art: Flemming Dupont
Additional Support & Special Thanks: 'Indian' Nic Winder


Title Screen Story Screen Starting Level Asteroid field Get Ready Intro Boss fight

Media voices:

Galencia is a Zzap64! Julian Rignall Sizzler.


Rob says: The best Modern C64 Shmup?


  • 50 Action Packed Levels
  • Asteroid Fields
  • Challenging Stages
  • Boss Battles
  • Ebb and Flow difficulty curve
  • Siren enemy with Tractor beam for Double Ship Action
  • Introduction, Launch and Completion sequences
  • 6 Brand new SID tunes, unique to this project
  • Load, Save and Reset High Scores
  • Extensive CRT options including 3 levels of Starfield Brightness
  • Three different Score Palettes
  • Tournament Mode (one life only for quick party gaming)
  • Music and Simultaneous Sound Effects or Sound Effects only

Galencia Galencia

And now, ladies and gentlefighters – get your joysticks ready and snitch the playable demo of the game!

A playable demo version is available as a download, of course at no cost. PAL and NTSC compatible!

Short notice on game controls:

  • Use Joystick Port 2 to rescue the world
  • F1 on title screen for options menu
  • SPACE to pause current game
  • Q to quit current game

Status updates:

New combo for Galencia now available – Disk & Cassette
(News written on 23.09.2020)

Galencia is one of the best action shooters to come across the C64 in the last 30 years and you now have the option to pick up a special edition of the game featuring both the diskette and cassette in one box from the Protovision Shop. But be quick to place your order as stock are limited.

Galencia back in stock!
(News written on 15.02.2020)

The highly popular C64 shooter Galencia that won Game Of The Year in 2017 is still a hot product – all versions of the game are available again from Protovision now. Buy here.

Sam’s Journey and Galencia available again
(News written on 10.06.2019)

All editions of Sam’s Journey and Galencia are back in stock! This includes the cartridge edition of Sam’s Journey – it is now available again from our online shop.  Buy here

Galencia Included with theC64 Mini with Firmware Upgrade 1.2.0
(News written on 12.01.2019)

If you want to play Galencia, the colourful Galaga inspired shoot-em-up, on your theC64 Mini there are no complicated procedures necessary. Just upgrade to the new firmware 1.2.0 and Galencia shows up in the Games Carousel of you theC64 Mini.

Get the update here

Buy the boxed version here

A Short History of Galencia
(News written on 30.09.2018)

If you want to know where the developers of Galencia got their inspiration and how Galencia differs from its predecessors, then the first episode of New Retro is what you should watch:

Galencia Khaos Sphere will be published by Protovision
(News written on 28.07.2018)

And in case you missed the successful Kickstarter there is a limited time to still get the Special Backers Version including extras via IndieGoGo.

Galencia available on tape
(News written on 28.06.2018)

We produced a new batch of Galencia tapes.
The C64 shooter is now available on all mediums: tape, disc or cartridge.

You can get the tape version by itself or in a protovision carboard box.

NEWS FROM THE C64 SCENE: kernal64 with gmod2 support
(News written on 22.06.2018)

The C64 emulator kernal64 now supports our standard cartridge format, gmod2.

This means that Sam’s Journey and Galencia cartridges will now run with the emulator as well.

Galencia, Sam’s Journey, The Bear Essentials and Rescuing Orc available again
(News written on 01.05.2018)

We have restocked Sam, Galencia and Bear. Also Rescuing Orc is available.

We are working on restocking Heroes & Cowards and D42-Adventure System with a multi-lingual box design (the old one was German only).

We are close to completing the long list of orders we’ve had, and shall be returning to faster delivery times soon.

Sam’s Journey *and* Galencia are Games of the Year!
(News written on 26.01.2018)

We are very proud that BOTH games that we have published in 2017 have been selected as ‚Game of the Year‘ by different juries.

The C64 platformer Sam’s Journey was crowned GOTY by the (very informative!) portal Indieretronews and the C64 action shooter Galencia got first in the poll of the Reset magazine, with Planet Golf and Sam’s Journey right behind.

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