Pioneer is a Space Combat and Trading Simulation Game inspired from Frontier: Elite 2. Pioneer is under constant development and has a friendly community of players, modders and developers around it.
Pioneer, being an open-ended game, offers a variety of adventures to the user. Whether you are looking for fame or fortune by exploring the millions of star systems, or maybe you prefer to live the life of a space pirate, smuggler or bounty hunger. You can forge and break alliances with various factions whom are fighting for power, freedom and self-determination. The game has a realistic flight and orbital model based on Newtonian physics and a rudimentary atmospheric model with drag and heat build-up.
Pioneer is constantly under development and has a friendly community of players, modders and developers that can assist you. The team releases almost every day a new version on their github repository which the user can compile and enjoy the latest updates.
You can watch the following video to get the gists of the basics of the game.
An open-source, free-to-play hardcore arcade/RPG. You start as a pilot of a small fighter ship on the edge of a star system, and you're free to explore the game world, land on planets, fight with enemies, upgrade your ship and equipment, hire mercenaries, mine asteroids, and more.