The Ship (Windows)

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Description

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.

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The Ship Windows Stylin'  Changing clothes=quick disguise.
The Ship Windows Poison syringe title menu
The Ship Windows Never knew what hit him!
The Ship Windows A new round has started.

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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Critic Reviews

Out Of Eight Aug 20, 2006 7 out of 8 88
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Aug 02, 2006 83 out of 100 83
PC Action Sep 15, 2006 81 out of 100 81
GameCola.net Aug 01, 2006 8.1 out of 10 81
PC Games (Germany) Nov 27, 2006 80 out of 100 80
CanardPC Jul 19, 2006 8 out of 10 80
2404.org PC Gaming Nov 26, 2006 7.6 out of 10 76
4Players.de Nov 23, 2006 72 out of 100 72
Gamer.nl Nov 22, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Gameslave UK Aug 17, 2006 5.5 out of 10 55

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Trivia

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