Pioneer is a space adventure game set in the Milky Way galaxy at the turn of the 31st century. The game is open-ended, and you are free to explore the millions of starsystems in the game. You can land on planets, slingshot past gas giants, and burn yourself to a crisp flying between binary star systems. You can try you hand at piracy, make your fortune trading between systems, or do missions for the various factions fighting for power, freedom or self-determination.

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For August. Full changelog.

  • New Features

    • Hide mouse pointer when GUI is not drawn (#4066)
    • Make all main menu button tooltips translatable (#4072)
    • Setspeed indicator, larger hud size, more frame info (#4065)
  • Internal Changes

    • Change laser to weapon in some core en.json (#4069)
  • Fixes

    • Additional sort order fix (#4062)
    • Fix occasional nil dereference (#4073)
    • Hide mouse pointer when GUI is not being drawn (#4066)
Pioneer "April 2017" 20170415

Pioneer "April 2017" 20170415

News

Hi Folks! o/ Here is another build for you to try out, changelog below. More bug fixes for this month from the Pioneer Dev Team and, I am pleased to say...

Pioneer "March 2017" 20170304

Pioneer "March 2017" 20170304

News

Hi folks here is news of the latest build hot from the Pioneer Dev Team. :)

Pioneer "November 2016" 20161129

Pioneer "November 2016" 20161129

News

Hi Folks! It's that time again, another monthly update for Pioneer from it's every busy dev team. More tweaks and fixes for this month, details below...

Pioneer "October 2016" 20161028

Pioneer "October 2016" 20161028

News

Welcome to the October build of Pioneer! :) For this month upgrades to thrusters, bigger hyper-drives and a whole host of improvements by the Pioneer...

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Pioneer "August 2017" 20170813

Pioneer "August 2017" 20170813

Full Version

Here is the Windows build for this months release of Pioneer. Change log below. Have fun with it folks! :)

Pioneer "April 2017" 20170415

Pioneer "April 2017" 20170415

Demo

Hello Folks o/ Back again with another Pioneer update for you and this month, the ModDB download is back! :) Changelog (as usual) below, have fun out...

Pioneer "November 2016" 20161129

Pioneer "November 2016" 20161129

Demo 1 comment

Welcome folks to the "November" release of Pioneer. More fixes and tweaks to the game for this month so please check out the change log below. Have fun...

Pioneer "October 2016" 20161028

Pioneer "October 2016" 20161028

Demo

Hi Folks Here is the "October" release of Pioneer. Many changes to the build for this month so please do check out the change log. Fly safe out there! o/

Pioneer "August/September 2016" 20160907

Pioneer "August/September 2016" 20160907

Demo

Hi Folks o/ Here is the slightly late August (with a bit of September in there too ;) ) release of Pioneer. Change log below Have fun out there! :)

Pioneer "July 2016" 20160724

Pioneer "July 2016" 20160724

Demo

Hi there folks! :) This is the "July 2016" build for you. Change log as usual is in the news section. Fly safe out there! o/

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Johnyliltoe
Johnyliltoe

A bit hard to understand, but I still had a lot of fun with this. Posted a quasi-review over on my Youtube.com

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Miggy4000 Creator
Miggy4000

Hi Folks o/
I little update. I am waiting for the latest build from the devs but they have hit a nasty bug and are presently at work on it. Once its ready I will upload it. In the meantime, there is still a stable build from August the 14th on the Pioneer site if you wish to try that out. You will find it here :http://pioneerspacesim.net/download

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Opinionator
Opinionator

Anyone know a money cheat?

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Miggy4000 Creator
Miggy4000

Hi Opinionator. In the earlier builds extra cash was possible via the "Ctrl M" cheat keys, but the devs later removed this. Scout Plus does have loans available on the message board if you want to give that a try? This stand alone Pioneer mod is available here: Spacesimcentral.com

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HappyLarry129
HappyLarry129

When is the next Mac update coming out?

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Miggy4000 Creator
Miggy4000

Hello again HappyLarry129. I asked the devs and yes they do at present have a newer Mac build up and running. However they are still to create an install package. I don't have any news yet unfortunately when that will be done. When it is done I will update the news page.

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Miggy4000 Creator
Miggy4000

Hi HappyLarry129. Yes I can see the last update for the Mac was on the 2nd of February. I will ask the devs for you. :)

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Sir_N
Sir_N

Hey, any tutorial ?

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Miggy4000 Creator
Miggy4000

Although there is a readme included with the game you could also check out this Scott Manley video which goes through the basics of the game: Youtube.com

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saints_v
saints_v

simply amazing game

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Next release packs both new ship and new UI. Sneak preview: Spacesimcentral.com and Pioneerwiki.com

May 9 2017

New release is out, featuring an autopilot restored back to working condition.

Apr 15 2017

New build is out! If your computer used to be too old to run pioneer, now just set "RendererName=Opengl 2.1" in pioneer configuration file.

Mar 4 2017

After a year in limbo, exclusive Mac OSX build is out.

Feb 20 2017

New stable build is out, get it while it's fresh! Packs bug fixes, plugged memory leaks, and several optimizations.

Nov 30 2016

New build is out, that fixes the previous version's unfortunate tendency to crash. Pilots beware: you are no longer auto refueled. Fly safe!

Nov 10 2016

In-game, work in progress, footage of what is to come T.co

Aug 29 2016

New build is out, with fixes for bugs in Search and Rescue missions, plus optimizations making rendering of cities faster

Aug 14 2016

Latest news from Kaluri shipyard: The Bowfin medium fighter is now available at your local ship market. T.co

Mar 11 2016

We are currently looking to update our homepage with some nice screenshots. Contributions are welcome: Spacesimcentral.com

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