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 (20160330 · 31 Mar 2016 · 261.2 MB)
  • Linux 64 (20161129 · 29 Nov 2016 · 237.0 MB)
  • Linux 32 (20161129 · 29 Nov 2016 · 236.9 MB)
  • Windows (20161129 · 29 Nov 2016 · 210.9 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 January 2017. Full changelog.

  • New Features

    • Toggle cursor position when flying (#3909)
  • Internal Changes

    • Correct and clarify a misleading comment (#3898)
    • Use the gas giant textures RAW instead of Billboard (#3897)
    • MERRY HAPPY 2017 (#3899)
    • Remove IsPlayerShip from Ship (#3904)
  • Fixes

    • Never spawn toothless pirates (#3903)
  • Internal Changes

    • Correct and clarify a misleading comment (#3898)
    • Use the gas giant textures RAW instead of Billboard (#3897)
    • MERRY HAPPY 2017 (#3899)
    • Remove IsPlayerShip from Ship (#3904)