Starsector 0.95a Release

Update #4 (03/29/21, 6:00pm EST): a hotfix for one more save loading crash, and some other tweaks/adjustments/fixes; full list here). Please re-download using the links below.

Update #3 (03/29/21, 6:00pm EST): a hotfix for another save loading crash, a fleet interaction crash, a soft-lock in a specific conversation, and some other issues (list of changes here) is out.

Update #2 (03/27/21, 7:30pm EST): another hotfix for a savefile loading crash, free d-mod removal bug, and several other issues (list of changes here) is out.

Update (03/26/21, 9:30pm EST): a hotfix for several issues, most notably graphical and input issues caused by the memory management launcher option (list of changes here) is out.

Starsector version 0.95a is now out! Here are some of the new things you can do in this release:

  • Complete story missions and uncover some of the mysteries of the Sector
  • Face new endgame enemies and acquire their technology, including new weapons and a unique capital-class ship
  • Make playstyle-altering choices using a revamped skill system
  • Customize your playthrough – mentor officers, specialize colonies, make permanent alterations to ships, and more
  • Raid the core worlds for what you need using a targeted raid system
  • Improve your colonies using lost technology
  • Build relationships with contacts and gain new opportunities
  • Take on many new types of bounties, choosing the challenge level you want
  • Incorporate automated ships into your fleet

Some of the other additions and changes in this release include:

  • UI scaling and support for 4k monitors
  • Ship AI and combat balance/gameplay improvements
  • Several new ships
  • Mercenary officers that temporarily increase the strength of your fleet
  • Many modding-related improvements
  • Numerous quality-of-life and other improvements

This is by far not an exhaustive list. The full patch notes, and the comment thread, areĀ here. You can download the new version here:

(Alternate download links, please try the above first: Windows Mac Linux)

As always, thank you for your support! I couldn’t do this without you.

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