Celestia is a reimagined version of Cloud 9, where players join an adventurous journey through the mythical cities of Celestia to gather treasures. It's a game of risk, strategy, and decision-making, set in a whimsical and perilous airspace.

Gameplay Overview

  • Adventure Setting: Players travel in an aircraft, facing various airborne challenges to collect treasures.
  • Role of Captain: Each round, a player becomes the captain, rolling dice to reveal challenges like fog, lightning, or pirates, and must play the right cards to navigate these dangers.
  • Risk and Reward: Players decide whether to stay on board for potentially greater rewards or exit the aircraft to secure current victory points.

Special Features

  • Decision Making: Players constantly assess risk, deciding whether to stay aboard for better treasures or disembark to ensure points.
  • Challenges and Equipment: The captain uses specific equipment cards (like a compass or foghorn) to overcome challenges. Players can also use special items to influence the journey.
  • Victory Conditions: The game ends when a player accumulates treasures worth fifty points, declaring them the winner.


Celestia offers a delightful blend of adventure and strategy, suitable for players who enjoy making calculated risks and navigating through exciting challenges. With its engaging theme and dynamic gameplay, it promises a fun and immersive experience for all adventurers on board.

Nominated for 2 awards.

  • 2 - 6 Players
  • 30 Minutes
  • 8+ years old
  • Immediately playable

Video reviews, ratings, Let's Plays and tests for Celestia

  • YouTube Review for the game "Celestia" by Shut Up & Sit Down
    Video is in English

We like Celestia so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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