XPilot, a multiplayer space combat game, was first written in 1991 by Bjørn Stabell and Ken Schouten, and has since branched into several different versions.

Xpilot-AI is a project under the direction of Professor Gary Parker at Connecticut College.

It was originally written by Matt Parker and later improved by David Arroyo '10.

A significant upgrade to the system, resulting in Xpilot-AI 0.9a was made by the HFOSS Xpilot-AI 2011 Team consisting of Evan Gray '13, Jim O'Connor '13, and Jesse Newbold '13.

Xpilot-AI 1.0 and Xpilot-ng-AI 0.9 were completed by Evan Gray '13 and Justin Anderson '14, the Xpilot-AI 2012 Team.