Download Pioneer

We regularly produce builds of Pioneer to make it easy for players to try out recent developments and to get feedback and ideas. We'd love for you to take Pioneer spind. These are unfinished development snapshots, and are lots of fun!

Binary builds

Pre-built copies of the game are available for the following platforms:

  • Mac OS X (20141121 · 21 Nov 2014 · 177.9 MB)
  • Windows (20141120 · 19 Nov 2014 · 155.6 MB)
  • Linux 64 (20141120 · 19 Nov 2014 · 171.7 MB)
  • Linux 32 (20141120 · 19 Nov 2014 · 171.6 MB)

Source code

Complete source for the game, including assets, is always available from our GitHub repository.

See the compiling guide to find out how to get it up and running.

Changelog

For November 2014. Full changelog.

  • New Features

    • Update to use OpenGL 3.2 (#3219)
  • Script and UI API changes

    • Added random number from Poisson distribution (#3242)
  • Minor changes and tweaks

    • Introduce special footer when player is in equipment market, fixes #3117 (#3238)
    • A smarter ShipMarket in SpaceStation (#3243)
    • Fix Anti-Aliasing (#3246)
    • Remove defunct shader programs (#3258)
    • Extra checking for program creation (#3253)
  • Fixes

    • Update deprecated gun tag on Lunar shuttle (#3245)
  • Internal Changes

    • The OSX build showed these might be shadowed (#3248)
    • Json ship definitions (#3252)