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 for a spin. 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 (20150202 · 2 Feb 2015 · 184.4 MB)
  • Windows (20150715 · 14 Jul 2015 · 194.5 MB)
  • Linux 64 (20150715 · 14 Jul 2015 · 221.6 MB)
  • Linux 32 (20150715 · 14 Jul 2015 · 221.6 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 July 2015. Full changelog.

  • New Features

    • Add first initial support for Arab fonts (#3416)
    • New (smaller) space station added (#3414)
    • Allow custom stations to have realistic orbit heights (#3410)
    • New SensorType API and BodyScanner equipment (#3287, #3396)
  • Fixes

    • Proposed fix for the MINGW32 issue #3409 (#3418)
    • Fixed color of labels starting with empty strings (#3425)
  • Internal Changes

    • Numerous optimisations (#3419)
    • Remove output spamming messages (#3421)
    • Sort terrain gen (#3420)
    • Inactivate BodyScanner equipment testing code (#3422)
    • Drawing optimisations (#3424)
    • Render far away (#3428)
    • Modelviewer refactor (#3429)
    • Cleanup build warnings (#3433)