Silver Lightning Software


Silver Lightning Software (SLS) was a video game developer established by Paul Turbett in Perth in 1991. The company developed games for PCs, initially on MS-DOS and later moving to the Windows platform. Before closing down in 1998, the company released several shareware games before being published by Roadshow Interactive and releasing several retail games, include Rally Challenge and Ancient Evil, both in Australia and overseas.


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  • Years active: 1991-1998
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  • Silver Lightning Software was one of Western Australia’s first game developers!


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  • They also published “Star Hammer”, a top-down space shooter which plays like Wing Commander in 2D. I’ve been looking for the registered version for ages, please post if anyone knows!

  • Silver Lightning Studio is now known as Black Lab Games, and they continued the Star Hammer series with Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy You can also find the older Star Hammer: Tactics game on Xbox

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