Vega Strike

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Vega Strike
Vega Strike - Final Docking Approach.jpg
Final docking approach
GenreSpace simulation game
Latest release0.5.1 r1
Release dateApril 1st, 2012
Code licenseGPL v2
Media licenseGPL v2
P. languageC++, Python, XML

Vega Strike is an action space simulation game. The game, including its media, is licensed under the GPL.[1][2] The latest stable release is Version 0.5.1 r1 on April 1st, 2012.


In the game, you are a space pilot. You can fly around the universe trading supplies and metals, turn bounty hunter and hunt down enemies of the state, rescue pilots, or patrol a system. To carry out these missions, you must have an upgraded ship complete with powerful guns, a fast engine, cloaking devices, shields, and ECMs.


There are several types of species in Vega Strike. First there are the three major powers in the universe:

  • Humans
  • Aera (unfriendly aggressive species)
  • Rlaan (methane breathing aliens)

There are also several lesser powers:

  • Uln (power brokers)
  • Klk'k (extremely friendly to humans)
  • Shmrn (former slaves)
  • Dgn, Mishtali, and Purth (client factions of humans)
  • Bzbr (client factions of Aera)
  • Lmpl, Nuhln, and Saahasayaay (client factions of Rlaan)


  • Aeran Ascendancy
  • Confederation of Inhabited Worlds
  • Forsaken (The Union of Dispossessed Settlers)
  • Hunters
  • ISO (Interstellar Socialist Organization)
  • Interstellar Church of True Form’s Return (Luddites)
  • Human Pirate Groups
  • Rlaan Assembly
  • Shmrn
  • Uln (Sul-Gatwa Celestial Domain)


There are several mods and total conversion for the Vega Strike game.


  1. Vega Strike data copyright file
  2. Vega Strike game code copyright file
  3. Privateer Gemini Gold homepage
  4. Privateer Remake's FAQ
  5. Pi Armada at the Vega Strike forum
  6. Privateer Parallel Universe's FAQ
  7. Vega Trek homepage
  8. Vega Wars forum

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