Gall Force: Eternal Story (FDS)

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Gall Force: Eternal Story
Gall Force Eternal Story - FDS.jpg
Platform: FDS
Year: 1986
Developer: HAL Laboratory, Inc.

Gall Force: Eternal Story (ガルフォース:イターナル・ストーリー) is a vertical shooting game based on the Japanese anime "Gall Force". In this game, you play as Rabby. Your objective is to rescue the other pilots Rumy, Pony, Lufy, Patty, Eluza and Catty. You must also clear the boss at the end of each stage. The game is unique, because at the end of each level is a series of platforms, which all take you to different levels, so you must choose the right platform in order to advance or else the game will either loop the stage you're on or send you to a previous level.


Screenshots

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The title screen.

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Blasting away at enemies.


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Music

Even though this early title contains such a short soundtrack, the music is very good. Hideki Kanazashi and Hiroaki Suga both worked on the soundtrack. The Famicom Disk System adds another channel which greatly improves the fidelity of the soundtrack.

The title screen music sounds similar to the title screen music in Air Fortress (NES) which was also composed by Hideki Kanazashi. The in-game tune (which can get annoying since it's the only song you'll hear throughout the course of the game) sounds very identical to Mach Rider (NES).

Some of the other HAL games on the Famicom credited a program called Music Maker, which is probably an alias for Music Editor: MUE. The music would be written on a staff on the MSX Computer, and then converted to the NES.


Recording

# Title ComposerProgrammer Length Listen Download
01 Title Screen Hideki Kanazashi, Hiroaki SugaKayoko.Love 1:05
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02 In-Game Hideki Kanazashi, Hiroaki SugaKayoko.Love 1:58
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03 Pilot Rescued Hideki Kanazashi, Hiroaki SugaKayoko.Love 0:02
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04 Ending Hideki Kanazashi, Hiroaki SugaKayoko.Love 2:50
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Credits

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Kayoko.Love is credited as the sound programmer, though he may have just programmed the audio into the game, and not designed the sound driver. Kayoko.Love's real name may be Kayoko Kon.

Game Rip

Formats

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Size

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The NSF file only contains the four songs and no sound effects. The music was played back in VirtuaNSF.

Releases

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Gall Force Eternal Story - FDS.jpg
Title: ガルフォース (Gall Force: Eternal Story)
Released: 1986-12-10
Publisher: HAL Laboratory, Inc.


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