Celestial Impact is a team multiplayer FPS taking place on asteroids with spherical gravity. The game is unique in that the landscape can be deformed in every direction. Players can add or remove terrain during combat by aiming and firing a special tool called Dirtgun. Celestial Impact is a PC game developed in Sweden that started with a few university students having an idea of an unusual and fun game. The idea evolved into a larger spare-time project and has now reached a fully playable version.

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Celestial Impact Beta 8 is now out and available for download. Celestial Impact is the unique multiplayer FPS that combines maps having spherical gravity with completely deformable terrain in all directions. Ran in to a wall that is too high to jump over? No problem, just build a slope and walk over the wall, or maybe dig a path going under it. Need a breather from intense combat? No sweat, dig a cave and go hide inside. Make sure to have your graphics card drivers up-to-date

Posted by creamola on Nov 24th, 2007

The team behind Celestial Impact have been working hard with other tasks lately but now we've finally managed to finish a new beta version. A new public beta version of Celestial Impact is now available for download with these major new features:

  • Rewritten renderer, vast improvement on performance
  • Linux and FreeBSD support for dedicated servers
  • The highly demanded level editor "forge"
  • New Team player-model
  • A melee weapon added to the weapon arsenal
  • Official servers in the US

Make sure your graphics drivers are up-to-date! Images showing the new player model (left) and the dirtgun in action (right)

New design on the Swat Dirtgun beam

For more information, a download mirror and a link to our forum, see Celestialimpact.com

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myles Nov 24 2007, 6:32pm says:

looks intresting :D

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Deathman023 Nov 24 2007, 7:43pm says:

hmm.. I will download this new version but hopefully someone is actually ON it. The other versions have all been dead online, and thats the only way to play.

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creamola Nov 25 2007, 4:04am says:

The curse of most online games. Activity is created by people playing the game, but people are not playing since there is little to no activity.

Gather up some friends to play on a server and you'll make other people join in for sure.

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ultimate Nov 25 2007, 5:41am says:

No official server in Sweden? :(

Anyways great thing that you have released a map editor now! I'll check it out later. I remember the epic things I built by hand (by dirt gun). Time consuming but really fun :)

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creamola Author
creamola Nov 25 2007, 5:50am says:

Actually, the 4 official EU servers are all stationed in Sweden

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stevealmighty Nov 25 2007, 10:46am says:

is this mod independent from any other games?

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Gongong Nov 25 2007, 2:00pm says:

@ Steve, Yes, it is.
Tis mod is really cool, pity that noone plays it.

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Varsity Nov 26 2007, 9:32am says:

I'm getting an error as soon as the renderer starts:

glGetError END CreateDepthStencil: GL_INVALID_ENUM

I can e-mail the full log if the devs like.

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Dracus Creator
Dracus Nov 26 2007, 1:20pm says:

Varsity: Please send the full log to me, dracus@celestialimpact.com . Hopefully we can find out what is the trouble.

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BlackOpsRacoon May 14 2008, 2:14pm says:

this looks pretty good, im just hoping that someone is online!!

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