The Ship (Windows)

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Trapped on a luxury cruise ship run by the nefarious Mr. X, the only way to save yourself and your family is to participate in the Hunt. Mr. X gives you a quarry, a person you must find and kill in any way possible without being located. But beware: there is another person hunting you too.

The Ship is primarily a multiplayer game, but unlike other deathmatch games it requires the player to maintain a normal sense of behavior and only kill their quarry when undetectable by security. It is set in a 1920s art-deco cruise ship with a cartoony art style, all powered by Valve's Source engine.


The Ship Windows Identifying another player.
The Ship Windows Poison syringe title menu
The Ship Windows Raifucu Maru is a small boat, so most of the action takes place in the lagoon resort where it's docked.
The Ship Windows Adding items to my inventory.

Alternate Titles

  • "The Ship: Остаться в живых" -- Russian spelling
  • "The Ship: Murder Party" -- French title
  • "The Ship: Mörder Ahoi" -- German title

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Out Of Eight Aug 20, 2006 7 out of 8 88
Cheat Code Central May 08, 2007 4.3 out of 5 86 Aug 01, 2006 8.1 out of 10 81
PC Action Sep 15, 2006 81 out of 100 81
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Yet Another Review Site (YARS) Oct 11, 2007 8 out of 10 80 PC Gaming Nov 26, 2006 7.6 out of 10 76 (UK) Aug 14, 2006 7 out of 10 70 Oct 05, 2006 14 out of 20 70
Gameslave UK Aug 17, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55


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The game was originally developed as a free mod for the original Half-Life, but when Half-Life 2 came out, it was reworked for the source engine and eventually released as a standalone commercial product.

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Zack Green (1013) added The Ship (Windows) on Jul 16, 2006