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Vega Strike is a Linux action space simulator designed to bring 3d space combat to a whole new level of graphics, gameplay, and customizability.

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2003-01-10 12:51
0.3.0

This version features a 45 minute full-featured orchestral score, privateer-like plot missions and bar patrons to talk to, polishing of the engine to be more user friendly, new 3D models and sounds, a more realistic physics-based flight engine, per-pixel lighting capability in the 3D engine, better trading and an upgraded interface, Wingmen for hire, and an autodocking feature.
Tags: Major feature enhancements

2002-08-21 13:01
0.2.9.4

Added unique rendered bases that have different times of day and a bartender that a player may chat with. News and bar tips were added, which actually affect the course of the game while the player is building up their starship. New starships and bases were added for the Aera and Rlaan races, so the player can trade with the enemy. Special anomalies and phenomena were added around black holes, along with mysterious aliens. A map can be accessed with shift-M.
Tags: Major feature enhancements

2002-06-27 15:09
0.2.9.2

This version fixes some endless money loops, an autopilot speed bug, and a half-speed new ship bug, which applies to enemies too.
Tags: Minor bugfixes

2002-06-18 07:35
0.2.9

This release of Vegastrike Space Sim allows players to engage in an RPG style sequence of combat, missions, and making money to upgrade their starships and become more powerful in the universe. Split screen action and duels are supported out of the box and allow players to quickly engage in coop gauntlets or fierce head-on-head duels.
Tags: Major feature enhancements

2002-03-12 01:30
0.2.1

This release has music, joystick, docking, many more missions, bugfixes, and improved graphics.
Tags: Minor feature enhancements

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