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:

  • Windows (20180203 · 3 Feb 2018 · 225.6 MB)
  • Linux 64 (20180203 · 3 Feb 2018 · 255.6 MB)
  • Mac OS X (20180203 · 8 Feb 2018 · 203.3 MB)
  • Linux 32 (20180203 · 3 Feb 2018 · 255.8 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 2018. Full changelog.

  • New Features

    • Add flyby camera view (#4355)
    • Add new hold-right-mouse-button menu for autopilot and orbital commands (#4369)
    • Add new in-flight system overview window (F4 while flying) (#4369)
    • F4 screen in-flight, replaced by system overview window and rmb-menu (#4369)
    • New ship Lodos, medium freighter (#4374)
  • Internal Changes

    • Translation updates. running everything through jq, whitespace, sort (#4365)
    • StarTypeInfo cleanup (#4366)
  • Fixes

    • Check for nullptr (#4367)
    • Fix misplaced ships in external view (#4361)
    • Split what needs to be done for pick up mission for cargo run (#4360)
    • Equip ships spawned planet side with atmoshields (#4368)
    • fix crash if user disables AntiAliasing (#4372)
    • Combat mission icon (#4375)
    • Uninvert system map camera (#4373)
    • Do not toggle bindings when in settings view (#4364)
    • Make it possible to change position of flyby camera (#4376)
    • Deny docking request too far from station (#4371)
    • Fix issue 4383 (#4384)