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

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

2 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...

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...
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V4NT0M Jul 3 2013 says:

This game is a lot of fun, more people need to get onto this game for a truly awesome experience.

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sasasa Jun 10 2013 says:

The game's performance suffers greatly after playing for a while. Even in 3V3 with bots. Any possible fix?

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mike494 May 30 2013 says:

Y is there no 132 update for me on desura I am frusterated the game is pointles if i cant update not happy to see 7 human players playing and i cant join because the update isnt available on desura what the crap

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mike494 May 31 2013 replied:

i though i deleted this ... please all who see this ignore it the game is the best game i personaly have played. there is nothing like it i bought 2 copies worth every penny. the ship building and constomizing is unbeatable. i posted the comment obove out of frustration because i couldnt figure something out. and i should not have . get the game odds are it will become your fav if you like space shooters.

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ne_zavarj May 24 2013 says:

Thank you for your Desura keys donation for my giveaway on the GOG forum .

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liamdawe May 23 2013 says:

Any plans for Linux?

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Maxen1416 May 22 2013 says:

I truely love this game

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clockworkservant May 17 2013 says:

This has a really nice Homeworld / Subspace kind of vibe to it. I wish there was a demo to try out!

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gomi_kuzu Apr 20 2013 says:

Game does not start from the start screen

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Dominicewan Apr 18 2013 says:


It seems people are having issues launching Gimbal, over on the forums they found a fix:

You have to craft a 'Franken-Gimbal' by installing the Demo from the Gimbal homepage (be sure to install the net frameworks and directx updates included) then copy the files across to >C: >Desura >Common >gimbal
don't overwrite anything.
Worked for me and the few other people over in the forums, hope it does for you! enjoy the game :)

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RoccoCorleon Apr 19 2013 replied:

Worked for me. Thanks for the fix.

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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

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Dec 5 2012 by Player_Review

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