Vega Strike is a Linux action space simulator designed to bring 3d space combat to a whole new level of graphics, gameplay, and customizability.
|Tags||Games/Entertainment Role-Playing Simulation multimedia Graphics 3D Modeling 3D Rendering Scientific/Engineering Artificial Intelligence Sound/Audio Players MP3 Arcade|
|Operating Systems||Windows OS Independent POSIX BSD Linux Mac OS X|
Release Notes: GLSL shaders now support normal mapping glossiness, specular mapping, and soft self-shadowing on starships. Initial multiplayer support is included, with the ability to host your own servers for online play. The physics system has been revamped to support thousands of ships at once, giving the star systems a more lively feel, with lots of civilian craft. Support for DXT1 and DXT5 textures has been added, so load times are much smaller. esd and arts configuration can be avoided with this version, as it has an integrated soundserver.
Release Notes: A Superlinear Faster-Than-Light Spec Drive for real time transit was added. Some new base and starship art was added. There is a better mission system and a storyline campaign.
Release Notes: A better AI and a new UI were included. The dynamic universe was changed, better models and animations were included, and star systems were added from NASA data. Stars are now positioned correctly with proper brightness. Meshes are now animated, point defense works, better bartenders were provided, ECM was improved, a dynamic news system was included, rescue missions were added, an entirely new upgrading system that tracks parts was implemented, and more.
Release Notes: This release adds Mac joystick and sound support and minor bugfixes.
Release Notes: This version fixes the source RPM's default path, works around a segfault when using the December 11 nVIDIA drivers, fixes problems with repairing merchant ships causing NaN mass, fixes problems with repair costing money, and fixes problems with the bounty mission spawning too close to the jump.