Planet Ratis

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Planet Ratis
Composer Miki Higashino
Released 1986-??-??
Title Origin Official
Loops Yes

Planet Ratis is a song from the Life Force / Salamander games. It was composed by Miki Higashino and first heard in the original arcade release of the game. The title comes from the Salamander ~Again~ album.

Games

  • Note: Planet Ratis was not included in the MSX or ZX Spectrum ports; the official soundtrack incorrectly lists it. The Amstrad CPC port has not been verified.

Life Force (ARC)

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Life Force (ARC)
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Arranger Unknown
Released 1986-??-??
Format UNK

The original arcade game features Miki Higashino's composition rendered on the YM2151 and K007232 audio chips. Starfield plays in stage 4. It is not known who arranged Higashino's music for the game.

Life Force Deluxe (ARC)

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Life Force Deluxe (ARC)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1987-??-??
Format UNK

The original arcade game features Miki Higashino's composition rendered on the YM2151 and K007232 audio chips. Starfield plays in stage 4. It is not known who arranged Higashino's music for the game.

Life Force (NES)

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Life Force (NES)
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Arranger Shinya Sakamoto, Satoe Terashima, Hidenori Maezawa, Atsushi Fujio
Programmer Atsushi Fujio
Released 1987-09-25
Length 0:37.16
Format NSF

Planet Ratis was arranged by Shinya Sakamoto, Satoe Terashima, and Hidenori Maezawa. Atsushi Fujio most likely wrote the sound code for the port. Like the arcade game, the song plays in the third stage. The game manual refers to this level as "The Prominence Stage".

Salamander (X68)

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Salamander (X68)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1988-??-??
Format UNK

The music for the Sharp X68000 port was rearranged for the YM2151 and the OKI MSM6258V.

Salamander (TG16)

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Salamander (TG16)
Arranger H. Muraoka
Released 1991-12-06
Format HES


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