Starfighter Origins is a 90`s style space combat simulator inspired by games such as wing commander, Freespace and star wars. Combining a focus on single player action and favouring full space combat simulation over dog-fighting, Starfighter Origins looks and plays great using a Gamepad and also supports HOTAS.
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Release Date:
Apr 25, 2017

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August 2, 2017

Update 1.05 released!

Hi Everyone, Building on previous updates extending mouse and keyboard support and much more, this update improves many things about the game and some feedback we have received on our forums.

Change-log 1.02 - 1.05 (433mb)

*Improved Graphics
*Improved Performance
*Fixed Default Roll - Reverse
*Made Mine - Campaign missions much easier
*Quickened Campaign Mission 1
*Enhanced missions 2 Campaign
*Fixed Misc Campaign Crashes
*Added version Number to Menu
*Improved Menu Graphics
*Fixed up misc. Bugs & Issues

If you have installed the game prior to this announcement and are having problems, please follow these simple steps :

Go to your user folder in windows, make sure "show hidden files and folders" is enabled! This can be done by :

Windows 7

1) Select the Start button, then select Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization.
2) Select Folder Options, then select the View tab.
3)Under Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then select OK.

Windows 8 & 10

1) Navigate to the control panel. ...
2) Select Large or Small icons from the View by menu if one of them is not already selected.
3) Select File Explorer Options (sometimes called Folder options)
4) Open the View tab.

Delete the folder "StarfighterOrigins" located in the Users/Appdata/Local/

Eg : C:\Users\******\AppData\Local\StarfighterOrigins

This folder was created with the old configs and needs to be deleted in order for the new controls and features to initialise. This folder is separate from game install and needs to be deleted. Unless this folder is deleted for people with an old config, you WILL run into problems. Please note that anyone who gets and installs the game after this announcement will not need to perform this action.

If this folder is not deleted!

New binding will not save and set.
New controls and features will not work
Frequent crashes


Thanks everyone and have fun with the new build.
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“If you are a nostalgic as a server and enjoyed titles like Wing Commander , Descent Freespace or the excellent first games of Star Wars , which just centered all their action in the battles between ships is definitely a game that you must play to remember that time where the Space simulators were simple and easy to master.”
7/10 – MegaHunterGameplays

Feature List

Best Played with a controller! Even better with a Flight Stick!

Steam Greenlight

Voted by the community! Thanks to you guys, our Indie space combat sim is now on Steam!

About This Game

Starfighter Origins is a 90`s style Indie space combat simulator inspired by games such as wing commander, Freespace and star wars. Combining a focus on single player action and favouring full space combat simulation over dog-fighting, Starfighter Origins looks and plays best using a Gamepad and also supports HOTAS. Limited keyboard and mouse is also supported

Space Combat Evolved

Starfighter origins builds on the late 90`s space combat simulators with a focus on space combat. Unlike other games which which concentrate on other aspects of gameplay such as trading, infinite universes and dynamic content and multiplayer. Star fighter Origins focuses solely on the space combat and keeps the same feel and diversity of titles it was inspired by such as Wing Commander, Freespace and Star Wars.

Unique Pick up and play control system

Starfighter origins is easy to get to grips with even if you have never played a space combat simulator before. The CDF ships use a gravity drive and magnetic drive which gives much better control over the ship compared to the old rocket propulsion system. While the controls are easy to pick up and get to grips with each ship is different and will take time to master.


*Single player with 4 fun and diverse Game modes
*6 playable ships with different roles/capabilities
*Living Cockpit! All HUD elements are all part of each cockpit
*Unique 90`s Industrial art style of the CDF Universe
*6DOF intuitive control system designed for Space Combat
*Full Game-pad & HOTAS support
*Unique CTA (Combat targeting Aid) Screen for dog-fighting
*Track IR & 4k Support

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 - 10
    • Processor: i5/ i7 or similar AMD
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidea 960 or AMD Equivillant
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 11 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: i7 Haswell/Skylake
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia 10 series card or AMD
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 11 GB available space

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