Starflight - The Lost Colony is released as free software under the GPL license. This software is not public domain.
Release ver 2.0 alpha (73 MB)
Release ver 2.0 alpha (start with 1 million credits)
(OLD) Release (ZIP) ver 1.03 (58 MB)
Windows XP 32-bit or later
Improvements since 2.0:
Countless game engine improvements
OpenGL requirement removed
1024x768 requirement removed, now supports any 4:3 resolution and widescreen with letterboxing
F = full screen mode for combat
F1-F9 = trigger alien encounters from hyperspace (debug mode)
Improvements since 1.03:
Fixed location of the Shimmering Pyramid artifact
Improvements since 1.02:
Upgraded Allegro to 4.2.3
The number of ships in random encounters has been decreased significantly in most cases
When running from encounter, the ship comes to a full stop first
Disabled debugging function keys, F1-F6 are usable as shortcuts for the menus
Improvements since 1.01:
Tweaks to minerals on planets
Fix for the Nyssian encounter crash
A word picture description of the events at the end of the game given when the player completes the last mission
Default window mode instead of full screen.
Improvements since 1.0:
Numerous typo and minor quest fixes
Alien fleets now have a consistent engine speed that does not increase when the player purchases faster engines
Alien fleet sizes now depend on race.
Should resolve game crashes when orbiting planets.
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