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.
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Very Positive (168 reviews) - 82% of the 168 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 19, 2013

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About This Game

Gimbal is the multiplayer shooter with buildable vehicles.

Craft the perfect ship, and then take to the skies with other pilots in real time combat. Cap flags, race ships, and blow each other up in a social multiplayer environment. Gimbal is the shooter you've been waiting for.

Features

  • Fast and Gnarly Top-Down gameplay
  • Real Time Multiplayer for 16+ players over Internet/LAN
  • Super Customizable Vehicles
  • Choose from 142 parts, including engines, turrets, guns, and gadgets
  • Build for power, speed, durability, handling, and awareness
  • Multiple game modes [Battlegroup, Deathmatch, Capture The Flag, Racing]
  • Player hosted servers
  • Rigid Body Physics engine with Aerodynamics
  • Bounty/Money system for player advancement
  • Image-based ship sharing
  • No DLC or fees. You bought the whole game- you get the whole game

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 2.0+ GHz Single Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB, Shader model 2.0, Nvidia GeForce 6600 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 2.5+ GHz Multi Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 9600 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
24.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 16, 2015
No players for like 2 or 3 years now
Though great game
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
51.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 10
Awesome

NOBODY PLAYS IT ANYMORE THOUGH

Don't know if i should reccomend or not reccomend.

Well if u dont like it just refund it.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
152.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 1
Gimbal, a hidden gem in the steam store
Most of the gameplay depends if you want to build or pilot ships

For the newcomers, the public servers is not that great in terms of ranking up
Host your own server, password locked for single player
Or contact me on the forums, i'll try to get a group of people to join my server.
Read the forums, you'll understand why i have said what i have said.
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43 of 51 people (84%) found this review helpful
21.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 20, 2013
Gimbal, is a nice looking 2D space shooter that has a lot going on underneath the hood. At first glance it looks like one of many ordinary space shoot'em up games, but as soon as you unlock the so called hangar option a new dimension opens up.
Within the hangar players are able to construct their own personal space fighter to do battle on one of the many maps. With each level progression the player unlocks new parts which become available at the hangar screen.

Much, if not most, of Gimbal's power is due to this feature and sometimes you're spending more time construting and tweaking your ship than actually playing a map.

The maps which are at your disposal are okay and look nice. Each map comes in 2 versions: normal and mini.

Another good thing about Gimbal is the option to host your own server, add bots to it (This allows for Co-Op and solo play) and to adjust almost any setting to your liking.

Controls are another league of their own. I haven't seen that many games that allow for just "You got a key, button or axis to use? press, jiggle it." That's a very nice feauture, because with the many weapons and construction options at your disposal, controlling that killer ship can become a science of its own.

But, it's not all sunschine with Gimbal, it actually has one huge flaw. And that's the level cap. First of all there're just a hadful of levels/ranks you can gain: about 4. And as a result you're pretty soon done gaining ranks and earning parts. Which is another downer for Gimbal. Although the hangar is just the thing to use, you soon realise that it's not perfect. There're not enough parts. With a game as Gimbal you want 1000 and more parts, 200+ weapon choices and so one and so one. You don't just want to build fighters. You want to construct a Star Destroyer... Not gonna happen, not allowed.
True, it's a lot of work to creat a game with such options, I won't deny that, but a game like Gimbal needs at least some modding support so players can add their own parts and designs. Without that option its life span is rather short.

On the other hand, with the low price tag you can't go wrong with Gimbal.
All things work just perfect, no bugs, just not enough construction parts in the end.
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32 of 37 people (86%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
34.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 13, 2014
Yes, you can create anything.
Yes, you can build a giant blob of guns and engines.
Yes, you can have fun with friends.
Yes, you will be blown up.
Yes, you will laugh.
Yes, you will have fun.
Yes, you should buy this game.

9.89874/10
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