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:

  • Linux 32 (20170304 · 4 Mar 2017 · 237.3 MB)
  • Linux 64 (20170304 · 4 Mar 2017 · 237.1 MB)
  • Mac OS X (20170301 · 1 Mar 2017 · 267.0 MB)
  • Windows (20170304 · 4 Mar 2017 · 211.2 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 March 2017. Full changelog.

  • New Features

    • Orthographic view in modelviewer #3936
    • OpenGL 2.1 support (#3934)
    • Thruster colors can be modified globally or per direction (#3948)
    • Police patrol (#3954)
  • Internal Changes

    • Upgrade of Xcode project for Mac OSX build #3937
    • Resolve the mismatched attribute numbering (#3938)
    • Refactor the Vertex, Index, etc buffers (#3941)
    • Eliminate the evil trailing whitespace (#3942)
    • All white spaces be gone! (#3943)
    • Configure cleanup (#3955)
  • Fixes

    • Fix bug making trade computer un-installable (#3947)
    • Fix PhysRadius calculation for low orbiting bodies (#3957)