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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.

Screenshots

The Ship Windows Adding items to my inventory.
The Ship Windows Kill too many people, you'll get depressed and lonely.
The Ship Windows You can trap your quarry in a sauna or freezer for an unconventional murder.
The Ship Windows Sauna

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The Ship Screenshot

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
Cheat Code Central May 08, 2007 4.3 out of 5 86
GameSpot Jul 26, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
GameCola.net Aug 01, 2006 8.1 out of 10 81
Yet Another Review Site (YARS) Oct 11, 2007 8 out of 10 80
CanardPC Jul 19, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Aug 14, 2006 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Oct 05, 2006 14 out of 20 70
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 05, 2006 13 out of 20 65
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2006 60 out of 100 60

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Development history

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 (1186) added The Ship (Windows) on Jul 16, 2006