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Release 2.0 alpha Download

Posted: Thu May 29, 2014 12:31 pm
by Steve

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)

Gameplay Manual

Encounters Starmap

Flux Starmap

Named Systems Starmap


Source Code

(OLD) Release (ZIP) ver 1.03 (58 MB)

System Requirements:
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.

Re: Release 2.0 alpha Download

Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:53 pm
by Blake00
Version 2.0 alpha has been released in 2019. Original post above updated.

(Sticking this bump post here as I fear the 'last post 2014' is throwing people off this thread)