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 (20161129 · 29 Nov 2016 · 210.9 MB)
  • Mac OS X (20170220 · 20 Feb 2017 · 266.9 MB)
  • Linux 32 (20161129 · 29 Nov 2016 · 236.9 MB)
  • Linux 64 (20161129 · 29 Nov 2016 · 237.0 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 February 2017. Full changelog.

  • New Features

    • Slowly position ship to landing tag when landing on planetary bases (#3901)
  • Internal Changes

    • Remove the LineMaterial as it is unused (#3929)
    • Collision with docking surface entirely moved on SpaceStation (#3920)
    • Choose enemy ships by role, not hull mass (#3906)
    • Generous Minimum PhysRadius (#3491)
    • GLEW resurrection, initial code and project changes (#3925)
  • Fixes

    • Destructor on AICmdKill ensure no gun fire (#3926)
    • Avoid CTD when trade ship try to decide hyperjump (#3919)
    • Fix some orbital data in Sol system (#3889)
    • Avoid jousting when docking on orbitals at high time steps (#3933)