Vega Strike is an OpenSource 3d Space Simulator. Work is proceeding on both the Vega Strike game engine and a Vega Strike Universe game data set. Both engine and data are in a playable state, but still under development. Each release serves as a beta for both engine and data.

The Vega Strike engine serves as the foundation for the Privateer Gemini Gold, Privateer Remake, Vega Trek, and Pi Armada projects, whose websites can be seen on the main page.

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11 comments by Henley on Aug 30th, 2013

Welcome young and old to the first fantastical, fabulous - and most importantly free Freedom Friday! The following four fresh releases have flourished their finely honed pieces of art for all to enjoy during the festivities!

Go back to your childhood years with Festival a short story involving discovery, love, and playful imagination. What if your imagination is a little more in the clouds? Maybe Vega Strike is more your style. Power up those inter-space-flight-devices and set phases to trade. Vega Strike is a open world Action-Space-Sim that lets you trade, fight, and explore in a vast universe!

Sloth Patrol is the perfect cure for those afflicted with an itch that slow and methodical just cannot scratch, so apply those thumb braces for the fastest twin stick shooter and the most realistic sloth-based video game ever conceived. After you have your fill of sloth based action slow down and sit down for Battle for Wesnoth a turn-based tactical strategy game with a high fantasy theme!

Come back each Friday as we free even more games for the budget conscious gamer!

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Vega Strike 0.5.0 Mac OSX Full Release

Vega Strike 0.5.0 Mac OSX Full Release

Feb 22, 2010 Full Version 0 comments

Vega Strike 0.5.0 Full Release For Mac OS X 10.2+, DMG Format

Vega Strike 0.5.0 Linux Full Release

Vega Strike 0.5.0 Linux Full Release

Feb 22, 2010 Full Version 0 comments

Vega Strike 0.5.0 Full Release For Linux, RAR Format.

Vega Strike 0.5.0 Windows Full Release

Vega Strike 0.5.0 Windows Full Release

Feb 19, 2010 Full Version 2 comments

Full Release Of Vega Strike 0.5.0 for Windows. EXE Installer.

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Mossman180 Jan 14 2014, 5:56pm says:

I can't wait to download this after my gaming computer is built...

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steveomack Dec 19 2013, 6:55pm says:

I click launch, and a little window pops up for a split second before closing, and nothing happens. :(
I just wanna play, this game looks incredible!

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Goodbuddy Dec 5 2013, 2:17pm says:

Dosent work for me when i open it nothing happens D:

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EliteHunter39 Sep 30 2013, 9:47am says:

The first time I got this, I really didn't pay attention to the manual..

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Devirk Sep 14 2013, 6:03pm says:

does it work on win xp?

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uthegendal Sep 20 2013, 12:02am replied:

It can be played on Linux and windows. Considering it was first released before win7, it should work on xp.

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Bladeanddeath000 Sep 14 2013, 1:56am says:

I need control on Keyboard to know how to fly around while in outer space!
Please help me then I may know how to play this! (Website help, just put website then I may get the game beating!)

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mike494 Sep 3 2013, 1:15pm says:

wow great job at making a intro to a game basicaly red flag it as action tank empty are there even weapons ha

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cjeagle Aug 31 2013, 5:09am says:

it reminds me of an old ish game I have, its called freelancer, it seems more or less the same from what I can find out about it.

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intok May 14 2013, 2:46am says:

I've never had any luck getting this game to actually be PLAYABLE ever since I first tried the version in the repos of Ubuntu 5.04. Currently installing it on Mint 13 I can't access the game's settings menu as that crashes instantly, I'd rather not try to play the game again after reading the comments that apparently the discoverabiility of the controlls is still nonexistant after all these years.

I remember having to drop to a terminal to kill the game from the command line since after 5 mins of trying the game wouldn't quit via the GUI.

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Gallefray May 19 2013, 8:10am replied:

[double post]

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Gallefray May 19 2013, 8:10am replied:

Oh dear. To all the people who can't get started, have you even TRIED reading the manual?
I can't remember if it's in the game folder, or if you have to get it on the website, but please, read it before asking any questions.

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Released Dec 2005
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Highest Rated (4 agree) 9/10

Played this game a few years back and remember it was great, only thing is it was realy time consuming and, like previously mentioned, there are no tutorials or guide lines to help new players get started. Getting the big ships is laborious and figuring out ship controls with the scatered keybindings is, for the least, chalenging... Once you get the huge ship and get decent trade routes that's when I got lost a bit, since there was no online option I found myself wandering arround across the univers…

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