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 (20170415 · 15 Apr 2017 · 237.3 MB)
  • Mac OS X (20170504 · 4 May 2017 · 267.5 MB)
  • Linux 64 (20170415 · 15 Apr 2017 · 237.1 MB)
  • Windows (20170415 · 15 Apr 2017 · 210.1 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 May 2017. Full changelog.

  • New Features

    • In-space indicators have icons and let you select collapsed ones (#3995)
    • Show combat target pro- and retrograde velocities (#4007)
    • New ship added Mola Ramsayi (#4006)
    • Simple atmospheric crush pressure (#4005)
  • Internal Changes

    • Remove unimplemented method declarations (#4010)
    • Make Propulsion a component (#3989)
    • Upgraded Assimp to v.3.2.0 in Xcode project (#4011)
    • Make FixedGuns a component (#4012)
  • Fixes

    • Restore correct mouse position after MMB/RMB movement (#4004)
    • Remove remaining legacy camera button (#4014)