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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:

Interview with Protovision and Knights of Bytes [German]
(News written on 20.03.2022)

Jakob (Protovision) and Chester (Knights of Bytes) answered a couple of questions from the German developer magazine ByteGame for an interview recently published. Differences in game development between then and now are discussed as well as the fascination to develop for the C64.

Protovision Titles Excel in BastichB 64K Top 20 Video
(News written on 15.03.2022)

The BastichB 64K YouTube channel is one of the current premier channels for modern day C64 related content. His latest video looks at the Top 20 C64 games from the past decade and we are excited to see that 4 out of the top 5 spots were filled by Protovision titles! If you want to see some of the best new C64 games around then check out this video by BastichB 64K.

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.

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.

Live shots from Galencia
(News written on )

You know why we love making C64 games? Because we have the best customers in the world!
See how these great personalities treat Galencia as they should:

Galencia now available!
(News written on 24.12.2017)

The disk, cartridge and tape versions of the C64 shooter Galencia can now be ordered
to earthly destinations.

This is also the debut of our new cardboard box and we’re anxious to read your reviews and comments about the package.

The first boxes already arrived at various destinations around the world!

We are more than happy that those who received their package are very, very pleased.
See the first photos and comments about Galencia and the full package on our Twitter account and order Galencia from our Shop.

Only in 2017: Free Galencia Posters!
(News written on )

If you use your hard earned coin to get the disk & cartridge box of C64 shooter Galencia,
we are throwing in *two* Galencia posters (different motives) free of charge!

This is a limited offer and is valid only UNTIL END OF YEAR.

Buy Galencia now!

Galencia available NOW in Protovision shop!
(News written on 17.11.2017)

Galencia can now be obtained from the Protovision shop, and we are revealing the
feelies that ship with the game.

Take a look at the glass coaster, the bee key ring, the two available posters and all the different versions of Galencia: disk boxed, cartridge boxed, tape boxed, tape without box, combined disk & cartridge box.

Galencia comes with a full color 16 pages manual that stands out as every page is styled beautifully.

Galencia physical edition coming soon
(News written on 10.11.2017)

The Galaga style C64 shooter Galencia will be available within the next weeks.

Everything is ready, but we are still waiting for the boxes to arrive, before we can make Galencia available to you.

We expect them to arrive in two weeks.
Galencia will be available on disk, cartridge and cassette!

Galencia for C64: New Demo available
(News written on 09.09.2017)

We have a new Demo version of Galencia by Jason Aldred available on our homepage. The new demo is technically updated and is PAL/NTSC compatible. A new PAL and NTSC compatible version is also available at now.

Galencia: Cassette Version Online Poll
(News written on )

As some people voiced the need for buying Galencia on Cassette, we are considering releasing Galencia not only on disk and cartridge, but also on tape.

If you want a cassette version of Galencia, let us know via our poll!

Galencia Cassette Version Online Poll
(News written on 05.08.2017)

As some people voiced the need for buying Galencia on Cassette, we are considering releasing Galencia not only on disk and cartridge, but also on tape.

If you want a cassette version of Galencia, let us know via our poll!





Announcement: Protovision to publish Galencia
(News written on 31.07.2017)

A new and brilliant Galaga inspired shooting game called Galencia is hitting your screens!

Protovision will release Galencia boxed on disk and cartridge soon.

A digital version of the game is already available at

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