Celestial Impact is a team based multiplayer first person shooter (FPS) for PC taking place on various asteroids floating in space. Celestial Impact differs from other multiplayer FPS in that the whole landscape is destructible in any direction, each impact on the landscape affecting it differently depending on the weapon used. But it is not limited to destruction; the players will also have the ability to add terrain to the landscape in the middle of combat using a special tool. So as the teams are battling, the landscape receives vast changes opening up for various tactical approaches each team can use.

Each landscape (map) is a sphere-like asteroid with gravity pointing towards the center of the asteroid. This means that players can take round trips around the asteroid assaulting the enemy from any direction. Since the landscape is fully destructible, players could even approach from underneath by digging tunnels through the asteroid.

Apart from the regular weapon arsenal (a melee weapon, a minigun, a shotgun, a grenade launcher and a high-energy precision weapon) each player is equipped with the ‘Dirt Gun’. This gun has two modes. The first is the dig-mode. When using dig-mode the ‘Dirt Gun’ removes large chunks of terrain from the landscape in front of the player making it excellent for digging tunnels or breaking barriers. The second mode is the build-mode. When using build-mode the ‘Dirt Gun’ adds terrain in front of the player.

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.
Build and dig your way around the landscape in various strategic ways as you seek out and kill your opponents.

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1 comment by Dracus on Jun 6th, 2008

This patch should solve the problems some people had with not beeing able to see or connect to any server. While this patch is not needed to still be able to play Celestial Impact online, it is recommended that everyone download it since it also contains some other bug fixes. A full changelog is included with the game.

The patch also brings a few gameplay changes:

  • Grengun has bigger explosion radius and slightly higher damage.
  • Grengun fire delay is higher.
  • Hitting someone with the railgun now requires slightly more precision than before.
  • Players drop their current weapon when killed.

These changes will be in effect for all players on a 1.10b server, even for those still using 1.10.

Get the new version here as a patch or full version. Please report any problems or suggestions on our forum.

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Celestial Impact 1.10 to 1.10b

Celestial Impact 1.10 to 1.10b

Jun 6, 2008 Patch 0 comments

This is the a optional patch from version 1.10 of Celestial Impact. This patch should solve the problems some people had with not beeing able to see or...

Celestial Impact 1.10b

Celestial Impact 1.10b

Jun 6, 2008 Full Version 1 comment

This is the full version of Celestial Impact. Just download, unzip and play! Want something to deform?

Celestial Impact 1.00 to 1.10 Patch

Celestial Impact 1.00 to 1.10 Patch

May 28, 2008 Patch 2 comments

This is the a patch from version 1.00 of Celestial Impact. First patch that brings us alot of bug fixes and some new content. Want something to deform?

Celestial Impact 1.10

Celestial Impact 1.10

May 28, 2008 Full Version 0 comments

This is the full version of Celestial Impact. Just download, unzip and play! Want something to deform?

Celestial Impact 1.00

Celestial Impact 1.00

May 15, 2008 Full Version 4 comments

This is the full version of Celestial Impact. Just download, unzip and play! Want something to deform?

Celestial Impact Promotional Video

Celestial Impact Promotional Video

Jul 4, 2007 Movies 0 comments

The promotional trailer made for the Swedish Game Awards (www.gameawards.se). It shows the gameplay with the deformable world and some action shots.

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MahtXL
MahtXL Apr 16 2010, 5:42pm says:

Great game, even alone i enjoy digging tunnels!! So sick!

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MOST
MOST Jan 26 2010, 5:21pm says:

that bad, no have bots ...... I hope that the next patch put bots

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theoneandonlyone
theoneandonlyone Jan 24 2010, 12:11pm says:

I get some sort of render error concerning opengl and it tells me to update to latest graphic card drivers even though i already have...

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creamola Creator
creamola Jan 24 2010, 2:16pm replied:

Could you PM me the complete error log that was generated?

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Shadow-Marine
Shadow-Marine Jan 21 2010, 5:13pm says:

i just played this game its great
sadly the lack of players kept me to a solo game just fooling around with the weapons
reminds me a lot of red faction just a better morph able environment
hope to find some players online soon

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tbsweeny96
tbsweeny96 Jan 17 2010, 2:50pm says:

I would like to start a weekly play time. Saturday at 2pm Central?

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DOLBYdigital
DOLBYdigital Jan 9 2010, 4:08am says:

I just started a social modding group to play all these great online mods that don't have huge user bases. There are some mods that deserve to be played more and this is one of them :)
I have an event on Saturday to play this mod so look for some gamers online and join us.

Moddb.com

Feel free to join and look forward to weekly events
to play all kinds of sweet online mods with fellow members/friends!

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creamola Creator
creamola Jan 13 2010, 6:06am replied:

Cool! I threw up a news post about the group on the CI-homepage as well.

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Metalspy
Metalspy Jan 2 2010, 4:46pm says:

I like the concept of this game, it's a shame there's nobody online. I don't really like the UI though, it's too big and IMO very annoying. Can't believe I haven't heard of this game before.

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DOLBYdigital
DOLBYdigital Jan 7 2010, 10:35pm replied:

write cg_hudStyle 2 in the console to use a smaller HUD which looks better in my opinion :)

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