Music

Soundtrack Previews

Shining Force offers several great soundtracks! This section is to preview the soundtracks I'm offering on this page with a handful of songs from each one. You can download these MP3s by right-clicking them and going to “Save audio as”. The full soundtrack downloads are further down the page.

Shining Force 1 OST Download full soundtrack

Armageddon 2.62 MB

Battle 3 2.75 MB

Battle Encounter 724 KB

Castle 1.66 MB

Darksol 1.79 MB

World Map 1.51 MB

Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon OST Download full soundtrack

Armageddon 2.57 MB

Battle Encounter 1.33 MB

Battle Encounter 2 1.78 MB

Prelude 1.51 MB

Solemn Guardiana 2.39 MB

Worthy Rival 2.28 MB

Shining Force Special Sound CD Download full soundtrack

End Theme 2.54 MB

Shining Force 1.66 MB

Swords! Attack! 754 KB

Shining Force OST album cover based on box art Shining Force OST album cover based on the Japanese box art Shining Forc2 OST album cover based on the title screen

Shining Force OST

Download the full soundtrack for Shining Force (for Sega Genesis/Mega Drive) in a variety of formats and grades of quality. The soundtrack doesn't have an official album cover, so I prepared a few custom covers based on the US box art, Japanese box art, and in-game title screen (they're included in the zip files below).

Shining Force OST (MP3 190 KB/s VBR)

The full soundtrack for the game, containing all 62 tracks. These are MP3s encoded at 190 KB/s with a variable bit rate. In other words, these MP3s were compressed to the smallest size possible without any noticeable loss of quality.

Download 33.8 MB
Shining Force OST (MP3 320 KB/s CBR)

The full soundtrack for the game, containing all 62 tracks. These are MP3s encoded at 320 KB/s with a constant bit rate. This collection is for people who want MP3s in the absolute highest quality possible.

Download 65.3 MB
Shining Force OST (WAV)

The full soundtrack for the game, containing all 62 tracks. These are raw WAV files. This collection is for people who want to burn the soundtrack to an audio CD or convert the tracks to another audio format (i.e. OGG). This is compressed in a “7Z” file. You will need a utility such as 7-Zip to extract it (it's free).

Download 120 MB
Shining Force OST (VGM)

This zip contains the full soundtrack in VGM format. VGM music is the actual programming of the songs pulled from the game. With VGM, you can experience the soundtrack in the highest audio quality possible! Learn more about VGM files and how to play them in my Extracted Video Game Music Tutorial.

Download 1.18 KB
Shining Force OST (MIDI)

This zip contains 53 tracks from the soundtrack in MIDI format.

Download 180 KB
Shining Force OST album cover

Shining Force: RotDD OST

Download the full soundtrack for Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon (for Game Boy Advance) in a variety of formats and grades of quality.

Shining Force RotDD OST (MP3 190 KB/s VBR)

The full soundtrack for the game, containing all 62 tracks. These are MP3s encoded at 190 KB/s with a variable bit rate. In other words, these MP3s were compressed to the smallest size possible without any noticeable loss of quality.

Download 54.1 MB
Shining Force RotDD OST (MP3 320 KB/s CBR)

The full soundtrack for the game, containing all 62 tracks. These are MP3s encoded at 320 KB/s with a constant bit rate. This collection is for people who want MP3s in the absolute highest quality possible.

Download 91.4 MB
Shining Force RotDD OST (WAV)

The full soundtrack for the game, containing all 62 tracks. These are raw WAV files. This collection is for people who want to burn the soundtrack to an audio CD or convert the tracks to another audio format (i.e. OGG). This is compressed in a “7Z” file. You will need a utility such as 7-Zip to extract it (it's free).

Download 165 MB
Shining Force RotDD OST (GSF)

This zip contains the full soundtrack in GSF format. GSF music is the actual programming of the songs pulled from the game. With GSF, you can experience the soundtrack in the highest audio quality possible! Learn more about GSF files and how to play them in my Extracted Video Game Music Tutorial.

Download 352 KB
Shining Force OST album cover

Special Sound CD

Shining Force Special Sound CD was a Mini CD that came bundled with a TV-Land Game Guide for Shining Force in Japan, and was the only soundtrack released for that game. The tracks are the same as the original game, but instead of rips they are arranged. The arranger was the same as the game composer, Masahiko Yoshimura.

Special Sound CD (MP3 190 KB/s VBR)

The full soundtrack for Special Cound CD, containing all 9 tracks. These are MP3s encoded at 190 KB/s with a variable bit rate. In other words, these MP3s were compressed to the smallest size possible without any noticeable loss of quality.

Download 20.5 MB
Special Sound CD (MP3 320 KB/s CBR)

The full soundtrack for Special Cound CD, containing all 9 tracks. These are MP3s encoded at 320 KB/s with a constant bit rate. This collection is for people who want MP3s in the absolute highest quality possible.

Download 37.7 MB
Special Sound CD (WAV)

The full soundtrack for Special Cound CD, containing all 9 tracks. These are raw WAV files. This collection is for people who want to burn the soundtrack to an audio CD or convert the tracks to another audio format (i.e. OGG). This is compressed in a “7Z” file. You will need a utility such as 7-Zip to extract it (it's free).

Download 115 MB