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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 You can trap your quarry in a sauna or freezer for an unconventional murder.
The Ship Windows A new round has started.
The Ship Windows Don't disturb my friend...he's dead tired.
The Ship Windows Talking to a crew member.

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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The Press Says

Worth Playing Jun 08, 2007 8.9 out of 10 89
Just Adventure Oct 17, 2006 B+ 83
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Aug 02, 2006 83 out of 100 83
PC Action Sep 15, 2006 81 out of 100 81
Fragland.net Nov 01, 2006 80 out of 100 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Yet Another Review Site (YARS) Oct 11, 2007 8 out of 10 80
2404.org PC Gaming Nov 26, 2006 7.6 out of 10 76
Maximum PC Dec 07, 2006 7 out of 10 70
1UP Jul 26, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65

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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 (1015) added The Ship (Windows) on Jul 16, 2006