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 (20141029 · 29 Oct 2014 · 177.9 MB)
  • Windows (20141029 · 29 Oct 2014 · 155.6 MB)
  • Linux 64 (20141029 · 29 Oct 2014 · 171.7 MB)
  • Linux 32 (20141029 · 29 Oct 2014 · 171.5 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 October 2014. Full changelog.

  • Art

    • Lunar Shuttle facelift (#3230)
    • Apsis icon and crosshair polish (#3223)
  • New Features

    • We now have a build script for NixOS Linux (#3208)
    • Flying with gears down increases drag (#2509, #3207)
    • New Trade Analyzer ship component (#3200)
    • Added Horizon Culling for planets (#3216)
    • Second Hand ship equipment advert for BBS (#3220)
    • Google Breakpad (MSVC only) (#3211)
  • Fixes

    • Remove detail changes (#3213)
    • Replace #pragma once by traditional include guards. (#3215)
    • Fix #3224 (#3225)
    • Re-init the cockpit when we buy a new ship (#3226)
    • Fix ObjectViewer crash for non-planets (#3228)
    • Fix alpha blending and render to texture (#3229)
    • Fix the crosshair rendering (#3232)
    • Match the BeginFrame with an EndFrame (#3235)