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Gimbal is the multiplayer shooter with buildable vehicles. Customize your weaponry, engines, and accessories, and then take to the skies against other pilots in real time. - Top-Down 2D Gameplay - Real Time Multiplayer - Rigid Body Physics Engine - Completely Customizable Vehicles

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Gimbal EXPANSION ONE Header Graphic - May 2003 - RACE - DEATHMATCH - CTF - PARTS

It is with great pleasure that I announce the release of Gimbal Expansion One ! It has taken many months of Beta testing and development, but Expansion One is now here. Thank you, Beta Testers!

This is the largest release of Gimbal features since Gimbal's original launch in August 2012. Expansion One has new game modes, weapons, and features which work together to bring Gimbal in line with my original vision.

It's a free update to Gimbal, so all you have to do is launch Desura and let the automatic updater do its thing.

26 Indispensable New Parts

  • Linear Extenders
  • Winches
  • The Repair Bot
  • Repulsor and Tractor Force Fields
  • Captive Bolt Guns
  • Drone Missiles
  • Huge Naval Cannons
  • Stealth Armor
  • Bumpers
  • Smarter Stabilizers
  • +More

New Maps

  • The Cyber World will challenge your senses
  • Build with friends in Multiplayer Flight Test
  • Enhanced Classic Maps

Racing Mode

  • Mach 3 ships welcome!
  • Race your friends or race the clock
  • All weapons legal
  • Superspeedway and "road" courses available


  • Spammy gun barges welcome!
  • Mindless fragging action
  • EVERYTHING is legal in deathmatch

Elimination Deathmatch

  • Where death is real
  • Are you a bad enough dude to survive?

Capture The Flag

  • Where true teamwork is rewarded
  • Defend or Aggress - YOU CHOOSE!
  • Grab possessions that are not yours
  • Terrorize your enemies by activating your flag holder relict

Custom Avatars

  • Force your friends and enemies to look at your avatar
  • Look Fresh
  • Look Cool

Gimbal is not just a game- it's a community. Here are places where players are trading ships and doing Gimbal-type stuff.

Gimbal Forums

Gimbal Chat (#gimbal on Rizon.net)

Gimbal Steam Greenlight Page

Gimbal Subreddit

Gimbal Facebook Page

See you in the servers!


Smoother Yummier Gimbal

Smoother Yummier Gimbal

2 years ago News 1 comment

Today, the V1.16 patch for Gimbal goes live! Enjoy bug fixes, enhancements, and a smattering of new features for the build-iest space shooter there is!

Gimbal Released on Desura

Gimbal Released on Desura

3 years ago News 1 comment

A multiplayer shooter with buildable vehicles where you can Customize your weaponry, engines, and accessories.

Gimbal - Official Launch

Gimbal - Official Launch

3 years ago News 0 comments

Gimbal, the multiplayer shooter with buildable vehicles has finally launched! Gimbal has online matchmaking, realistic physics, and a ship designer. Build...

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azmordis Dec 13 2013 says:

No news on steam keys for desura buyers?

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VegBerg Jan 17 2014 replied:

I sent him an e-mail about it and got a key a couple days later, so either he's putting them out now, or you will have to request it from him manually.

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star_something Nov 21 2013 says:

any chance that it will be on mac or something will make it run on make

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dehydra Nov 20 2013 says:

A quick question for the devs. As Gmbal is now on Steam, will owners of the Desura version be receiving Steam keys also? Thanks in advance.

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dathasii Nov 25 2013 replied:

I have the same question. :)

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PaveMentman Nov 24 2013 replied:

More than likely you'll need to contact the devs directly with the proff of purchse/gift.
Here's the email: support@gimbalgame.com

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HeySteveJoe Oct 29 2013 says:

Is this game only online? No single player? I read a review that said it was online only, but I couldn't find anything to back that up other than it mentions multi-player in the description, but plenty of games are single player with a multi-player option, which is this?

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VegBerg Nov 19 2013 replied:

This is a multiplayer-only game. However, you could of course host a game yourself (from the game client), and throw in some bots!

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habitdasher#2 Dec 25 2013 replied:

well then it's not multiplayer only is it? HeySteveJoe you can play offline and single player to your heart's content because that's all I play to do with this game. And if your machine can somehow handle it, you can even play with 63 bots and yourself!

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letsmaybeLP92 Oct 16 2013 says:

edit scratch that I thought you were greenlit

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Highest Rated (2 agree) 10/10

Fantastic game with amazing depth due to extremely customizable craft and a great leveling system. Physics and FX are also top notch. Great community - see if the ship you build can conquer the online community

Must Buy!

Dec 5 2012 by Player_Review

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