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Lightforce (Commodore 64)

Lightforce Commodore 64 Main menu and starting level 1


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The Regulus system has been attacked by alien forces, and you are the only Terran fighter in place to clear the area and rescue the captured hostages.

The game is a vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up with 5 levels. The first of these involves clearing their defences to reach the alien sector, then you face the jungle, ice and desert planets, before reaching the final alien compound. The game's enemies have a variety of attack patterns and formations, as well as varied and colourful appearance.


Lightforce Commodore 64 Forging a path through the third level.
Lightforce Commodore 64 The high scores.
Lightforce Commodore 64 And we're off to destroy the enemy.
Lightforce Commodore 64 They got me.

Alternate Titles

  • "Faster Than Light" -- Working title (became name of label instead)

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The Press Says Jul, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Computer Gamer Feb, 1987 70 out of 100 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1989 7.8 out of 12 65
Happy Computer 1986 63 out of 100 63


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LepricahnsGold (92980) added Lightforce (Commodore 64) on Nov 25, 2007
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