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Soul Force


Soul Force The Soultron star system has been at peace for millenniums, the echoes of warfare long faded, its people living in hope for a never-ending peaceful existence.

Yet some had looked out into the skies, wondering what lay beyond, and what dangers could descend upon their peaceful worlds. In secret they developed project Soul Force, an advanced space fighter designed to defend the Soultron system from an outside threat.

And from the darkness of deep space comes a terrible bio-mechanical fleet swarming into the Soultron star system, monstrous creations descending upon the peaceful planets, tearing into the ground for reasons unknown. Communication attempts remain unanswered, the invaders obliterating any ship brave enough to approach...

We have chosen you to launch and pilot the new Soul Force space fighter against this terrifying threat and liberate our star system. Learn our enemy’s plans and put a stop to them for good. The fate of our star system lies in our hands. You are our last and only hope...

Features:

  • 20 adrenaline filled horizontal shoot’em up levels, each with their own distinct graphical theme
  • A dedicated bitmap screen and music for each level
  • Seven in-game bonus items to collect
  • Four individually upgradable weapon systems
  • General ship upgrades
  • Lots of boss fights
  • Four difficulty settings
  • Password and flexible save game system
  • Progress automatically saved to cartridge
  • Fully PAL & NTSC compatible

Ordering the game:
Boxed Edition
Digital Download



Development status:
Available


Credits:
Coding: Sarah Jane Avory
Graphics: Sarah Jane Avory, Gergely Sinkó, Paolo Pomes
Box artwork: Gergely Sinkó
Manual: Sarah Jane Avory, Lobo
Additional help: Tim Jakob Chen-Voos, Milo Mundt, Benedikt Schäfer

Gallery:

Title Screen
Entering...

...the battle!
Galaxy View
Water Planet Alpha
Attack
Asteroid Belt

Approach the flagship
Attack
Inside the flagship

Status updates:

Soul Force updated for greater compatibility
Written by Protovision on 03.01.2021

Sarah Jane Avory has been working hard over the holiday season to ensure that gamer’s can fully enjoy playing her great new horizontal shooter – Soul Force, by providing support for a wider range of devices. The set of digital images for the game have been updated in order to improve compatibility with THEC64 (Mini & Maxi), along with the Ultimate 64 / 1541 Ultimate II+ as well.
We recommend that you use the newly added GS64 version for the THEC64 while Ultimate 64 / 1541 Ultimate II+ users should use the updated EasyFlash version. To access the updated digital file images, customers can simply re-download Soul Force from our respective shop! Also, make sure to check out the included readme file for further instructions.
Haven’t bought the game yet? Well, you can grab your copy right now from the Protovision Shop or alternatively, our itch.io page!



Soul Force – Full Version Now Available!
Written by Protovision on 31.12.2020

We know that you have all been eager to finally play our latest space shooter – Soul Force by Sarah Jane Avory. There have been some hiccups in bringing this to you over the past few days but the good news is that you can now download the full digital version from our shop. Also don’t forget that you can still order your Collector’s Cartridge edition of Soul Force (includes the digital download) from here. Let’s see how far through you get – after all the future of the Soultron System is at stake!



Soul Force Status
Written by Protovision on 24.12.2020


We were looking forward to bringing you Soul Force for this Christmas Eve – unfortunately some glitches slipped through with the latest build and the game is not quite ready. These are being worked on at this very moment. So keep watching this space!



NEWS FROM THE C64 SCENE: Vandalism News #71
Written by Protovision on 30.11.2020

Vandalism News is a C64 disk magazine by Onslaught and Offence. Issue 71 was recently released! Find the latest news, reports and background about different aspects of the C64 scene. All is presented in an advanced outfit, for you to enjoy on your C64.

As usual, a chapter called “The Market” gives developers the opportunity to tell what is new about their projects.

Protovision wise you can find the following here:

  • An overview about recent titles such as MW Ultra (co-op with Psytronik) and Planet X2.1
  • News about upcoming games like Soul Force, Outrage and latest hardware
  • Insights to Briley Witch Chronicles and Wild Wood by their creators

Download Vandalism News #71 from CSDb!

Getting started…
After the intro and an opening image, chose your article in the menu. This is more detailed now and spread over 5 screens. To navigate to “The Market”, switch to page 3 (cursor right), select respective chapter (Cursor down and Return), insert requested diskside (5), and there you go!

Happy reading!



Soul Force – Pre-orders Open Now!
Written by Protovision on 16.11.2020

The long awaited release of Soul Force, Sarah Jane Avory’s epic horizontal shooter, is nearly with us! While we take some time to put the finishing touches on what will be one of the greatest SHMUPs for the C64, the Protovision Shop is now taking pre-orders for the game. Make sure that you are part of the first batch to receive Soul Force by placing your pre-order here.



Soul Force coming out soon
Written by Protovision on 06.11.2020

Soul Force, the epic horizontal shooter from Sarah Jane Avory is coming soon for the C64 via Protovision. The game will be released on a 512K cartridge that will be filled with great arcade action, plenty of levels, gorgeous bitmap screens and pumping music. Find out more over here.




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