The Ship is a murder mystery alternative to traditional FPS multiplayer games - hunt and be hunted! Package includes multiplayer, single player and tutorial.
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Date de parution: 11 juil 2006

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"A great game in the Source Engine which has a very interesting multiplayer mode with a pretty decent Singleplayer mode to match, worth to get in a sale."

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18 décembre

Changes to The Ship packages

Hi everyone,

We've made a few changes to The Ship packages on the Steam store, which I've outlined below.

Single Player
The single player game was previously sold as a separate package, as well as being included in the Complete Package. However, a number of users reported problems with the single player as a standalone game and as we were unable to resolve these issues, we've remove the option to buy the single player by itself.

Anyone who purchased the single player game without the multiplayer game, now should be able to claim the Complete Package for free (which should resolve issues playing the single player).

If you have any problems with this, the please leave a comment here.

Free Copies
Previously, if you purchased the Complete Package, you received additional gift copies to send to friends. While we understand that some people made full use of these, our stats show that most people didn't.

For this reason, we've removed the free copy promotion from the package - when you buy The Ship now, you'll only get 1 copy of the game.

Price
To reflect these changes, we've permanently reduced the price of the Complete Package from $19.99 to $9.99.

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20 novembre

Blazing Griffin Update

A quick update on the goings-on with Blazing Griffin!

We're Growing
Our team has expanded over the past few months, with several new team members joining us.

Fans of The Ship will be excited to know that one of our new recruits is Jason Kocemba, who was Technical Director with Outerlight and worked on The Ship (including the original Half Life mod) and Bloody Good Time! :)

More info...

Distant Star: Revenant Fleet


We've also just launched alpha access to our new space RTS and we're now on Steam Greenlight. You can check out the trailer and game info over on our Greenlight page: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=341433138

- Blazing Griffin

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Articles

“its gameplay and design draw on everything from Poirot to Quake, with even a slightly unhealthy dose of The Sims thrown into the mix - but the game is much more than the sum of its well worn parts”
8 – Videogamer

“Unlike a lot of its hybrid predecessors, this multigenre multiplayer game really is something completely different. While the game draws on identifiable sources such as Quake, The Sims, and Clue, it mashes these elements together with a few new ideas to create an innovative experience that doesn't play like any of its inspirations.”
8.3 – Gamespot

“the game twists around the Clue formula to make it a little more interesting. Instead of having to uncover a killer, The Ship makes you the killer. The main gameplay mechanic revolves around finding your target, called your quarry, and breaking their face as stealthily as possible. To do so there are plenty of lethal odds-and-ends to wield, and even some environmental traps. It's certainly a quirky take on first-person gaming, but it's an entertaining one once you get the hang of it.”
7.4 – IGN

À propos de ce jeu

The Ship est principalement un jeu d'assassinat multijoueur en ligne aux règles uniques.

The Ship appartient au mystérieux Mr. X et, comme tous les « heureux » gagnants qui ont reçu un billet de croisière gratuit, vous vous rendez vite compte que la vie à bord du vaisseau est bien moins idyllique qu'on ne pourrait le croire.

Vous êtes ainsi obligé de prendre part à une chasse brutale afin de distraire le sadique Mr. X, le prix du refus étant votre mort, mais aussi celle de toute votre famille. Votre seule chance de vous sauver ? Jouer le jeu...et gagner !

Configuration requise

    Minimale : processeur de 1,8 GHz, 512 Mo de mémoire vive (RAM), carte graphique compatible avec DirectX 8 (1024×768), Windows 2000/XP/ME/98, souris, clavier, connexion à Internet, DirectX 9.0c
    Recommandée : processeur de 2,8 GHz, 1024 Mo de mémoire vive (RAM), carte graphique compatible avec DirectX 9 (1024×768), Windows 2000/XP/ME/98, souris, clavier, connexion à Internet, DirectX 9.0c
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19 personne(s) sur 20 (95%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
4.3 heures en tout
Posté le : 19 juillet
Jeu assez fun entre pote ou même tout seul . Le but est simple démonter tout les autres passager sur le bateaux et être le dernier survivant sur le bateau . Mais pas aussi simple quand on a des caméras et des garde dans les couloirs . De plus font trouver de quoi tuer quelqu'un ( poêle , couteau, armes a feu , rasoir , ...) . Mais vous devriez aussi penser a vos besoin : Manger , boire , se laver , dormir ) Bref.. si vous voulez vous amuser avec des potes , prenez le !
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12 personne(s) sur 16 (75%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
3.4 heures en tout
Posté le : 7 juillet
cluedo mais sur un bateau
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4 personne(s) sur 5 (80%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
4.5 heures en tout
Posté le : 1 octobre
Ce jeu est extrêmement original parce que rappelons le encore une fois c'est le premier qui aborde un thème aussi plaisant.

On ne fonce plus dans le tas pour tuer les gens d'une manière sadique et rempli de mauvaise foie.

Non dans The Ship on mène la vie d'un passager sur un bateau qui est pris dans un piège a la battle royale!

Et c'est la que rentre en jeu toute la particularité du jeu, sous le mode Chasse, chacun se voit attribué une cible.

Mais la cible en question ne peu pas être celle qui nous prend pour cible.

Alors dans ce jeu "il faut savoir tué sans se faire tué"

Et pour ça il faut quelques fois faire des concessions comme rester dans un lieu sur le temps que les recherches changent de personne(imaginez que celui qui vous prend pour cible a un magnum et vous une petite dague insignifiante?) Alors vous décidez de rester sur le lieu a la place de vous faire tué inutilement cela va de soit.

Le prochain round c'est a dire toutes les 160 secondes je crois bien les cibles changent, il faut en profité pour sortir parce que la personne précédente ne peu plus vous tué! sauf si elle veut "perdre la partie".

Alors a ce moment la rentre en action les états:
-Envie d'aller aux toilettes.
-Envie de manger.
-Envie de se divertir.
-Etc...

Mais gérer les états et gérer sa cible en esquivant son agresseur devient une tache difficile et là le jeu prend toute son ampleur !

On vie une vie de passager d'un bateau comme si de rien est... Et on en profite pour éliminé sa cible discretement.

Au final oui ce jeu n'est pas très bourrin mais il accorde une grande dose de délire partagé entre les plaisirs de la vie quotidienne dans un bateau et le secret diabolique de devoir survivre...

Un Must dans son genre exact!

Malgré tout ça il y a un léger problème au niveau du gameplay plus précisément sur notre cible, on peut a tout moment savoir sa position ou par la carte ou par une indication positionné en dessous de l'avatar de la cible.

Donc si on se retrouve seul dans les toilettes même si notre "agresseur" n'a pas encore découvert notre visage il ne fait aucun doute que sa cible c'est votre personnage parce que sa cible se trouve dans les toilettes et que votre personnage est le seul dans les toilettes; Ce qui serte enlève énormément du plaisir au jeu, sa enlève du temps a chercher a monté une stratégie pour avoir sa cible en douce, la découvrir au fur et a mesure de l'aventure, la recherché pendant 3/4 d'heures en essayant de passer inaperçu.

He bien non dans ce jeu on sait directement ou se trouve notre cible ! Donc pour moi c'est un petit défaut ;)


Parce que dans l'ensemble avouons le c'est le premier de sa catégorie et il mérite d'être connu. Donc je le recommande !
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125 personne(s) sur 146 (86%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
4.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 19 août
The Ship: Sims combined Murder/TTT Gamemode. Fukken A++
I spawned in the Deck C, set down in Cafeteria, ate a hamburger, nobody gave a ♥♥♥♥ about a corpse falling down from the Captain's Cabin.
Then, I went into someone's room, took a ♥♥♥♥, and killed it's owner.
I found my Hunter while I was taking a shower, he was stalking me through a glass Door. I killed him with a Polo Stick. His corpse got stuck in the wardrobe and then propelled into a Flowerbed.
After all this, I was Jailed for 1 Minute because I was wielding a Dangerous Weapon ( Polo Stick ).
I bribed a Guard with 50$ so he won't pay attention to my crimes.
I ♥♥♥♥ed up the whole Cafeteria, bought an energy drink and went into Engine room where nobody also gave a ♥♥♥♥ about Scottish 1-eyed Afroamerican ( I spawned like that ) with Camasutra book.
This game is ♥♥♥♥ing 10/10. Buy it now.
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65 personne(s) sur 70 (93%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
7.1 heures en tout
Posté le : 27 octobre
The Ship is an amalgam. It combines gameplay genres in satisfying and entertaining ways. Whereas many games that incorporate multiple genres end up as generic experiments gone wrong, The Ship not only manages to keep from sinking, but sets sails for the high seas of adventure. This is one seriously imaginative game. While certain elements may remind you of other popular games, The Ship manages to combine these elements to create a unique concept in gaming. Essentially a murder mystery, The Ship combines elements of the whodunnit classic board game Clue with shooter elements, in addition to some personal management features not unlike The Sims. There's lots of action, tasks, strategy, and laughs to be had. You can play with others online or offline with bots. Each mode has its own good and bad points, but the good points outweigh bad.The unique part is that this means that you yourself are someone's target, and must avoid being killed by your secret stalker while you're looking for your own target.The basic idea behind The Ship is that you play out a murder mystery on a luxury liner that's decked out in the art-deco style of the 1920s. But this isn't an adventure game, despite the Agatha Christie premise. A first-person perspective and maps loaded with narrow corridors and small rooms make the game feel like a shooter, although instead of blasting everyone in sight, you're assigned to kill a specific victim on the sly for cash, and his or her current location is updated at the bottom right of the screen every 30 seconds. Instead of blasting away with shotguns and BFGs, you mainly do your dirty deeds with improvised weapons such as golf clubs, letter openers, barbecue tongs, and croquet mallets. The Ship brings a hilarious, fun, yet totally odd style to the first person shooter community. When most players are playing along, this game is a blast and there are some really great moments to be seen here. The single player mode leaves a bit to be desired, as it mostly just acts as practice for online play, but it's still actually pretty usable and fun. For its budget price, it won't work if you're looking for great graphics or a lot of all-out action, but once you get into the game's wacky style of play I think you'll find it's wonderful and very satisfying.
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110 personne(s) sur 143 (77%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
1.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 15 novembre
1) Installs The Ship
2) Loads up
3) Enters an ongoing game
4) Finds Gun, decides to shoot Quarry with it
5) Gets arrested
6) Quarry gets arrested later on
7) Quickly searches the cell, finds shiv
8) Quarry decides to go on the toilet
9) Kills Quarry on the toilet, while other cell mates watch
10) Me Gusta

10/10 Would kill people while on the toilet again.
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72 personne(s) sur 96 (75%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
10.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 20 octobre
Wore a kilt and killed people with a mannequin arm, also died in the shower...from dehydration.
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26 personne(s) sur 27 (96%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
7.1 heures en tout
Posté le : 29 octobre
This is a truly awesome LAN party game. Yes, the graphics are a bit dated, but if you put three or four computers in the same room running the game and get people started... there's nothing like killing your friends. "That was you?" It's a fabulous party game.

Really, the only problem with this game is that nobody realized how awesome it was when it came out. Otherwise it's a 10/10 must play awesome game...but not single player.
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24 personne(s) sur 25 (96%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
4.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 27 octobre
Pretty fun with a group of friends, but servers are pretty empty so I don't think it's worth the price of $20. Wait until it goes on sale for < $5.

Pros:
  • first-person suits it well
  • you can interact with pretty much everything
  • health meters
  • funny and sudden events
  • good animations

Cons:
  • few times it is unclear how you were caught
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30 personne(s) sur 36 (83%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
3.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 15 octobre
One of the most underrated games on steam so far.

The game's mechanic is both easy to learn and unbelievable fun, the only downside is the low playerbase.

It's a shame..
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17 personne(s) sur 17 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
2.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 6 octobre
The ship is an interesting game that has a lot to offer. If I had to describe it I would say it's like the Sims and the Assassin's creed multiplayer combined, all along with a rather interesting art style. It is like the Sims in that your character has persistent needs throughout the game that you must deal with, and along with the hunt and hunted type pvp you'll be doing means you have to balance killing your target, hiding from the person hunting you, and making sure your hygene, hunger, tiredness and other statuses are fullfilled. The game also features an ecconomy where you get money for kills and this can be spent on items or supplies to refill hunger or thrist.

Overall the game is a boat load of fun and it gets even better with friends, if you and some friends can buy this together it should keep you entertained for a while. I've not seen any downsides yet and the only one I could list is if you don't really like this type of pvp multiplayer.
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40 personne(s) sur 58 (69%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
2.1 heures en tout
Posté le : 24 octobre
I played this game a few hours before going on a ferry.
I am now banned from all boats worldwide.
8/10 would recommend.
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58 personne(s) sur 93 (62%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
6.8 heures en tout
Posté le : 25 août
You can have enough weapons on you to give an airport security guard a heart attack. 100/10
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31 personne(s) sur 45 (69%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
11.7 heures en tout
Posté le : 13 octobre
Trust me when i say the following.
This is a Very funny and fun game to Play alone or with friends.
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36 personne(s) sur 54 (67%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
2.3 heures en tout
Posté le : 19 octobre
killed all the people on the server at once with an exploding purse, got kicked instantly - 11/10
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36 personne(s) sur 54 (67%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
10.2 heures en tout
Posté le : 19 octobre
*shoots someone in the face with a military grade rifle*
*target dies in front of guard*
*guard doesn't even bat an eye*
11/10
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14 personne(s) sur 17 (82%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
4.8 heures en tout
Posté le : 31 octobre
This is a fantastic game especially for one that was created all the way back in 2006. You forget that it is 10 years old when you are playing; this is mainly due to the fact that it is a concept that is currently unrivalled when compared to games of today.

Admittedly, it takes a fair amount of effort to create a multiplayer game; the server has to be hosted by a member of your party as there are no public servers available (This requires forwarding of port 27105). Other than that, it's an easy game to get into.

The basic premise of the game is that you have to hunt for your quarry, while being hunted. You get a list of the best priced weapons when pressing M, if you find these and kill your quarry without being detected and therefore detained, you will get a higher amount of money.

There are various maps, all of which are fairly good, these can be selected with console commands. The spare slots in the server are populated with a fairly good AI.

If I can offer one piece of advice, it's keep an eye on the people around you, and watch that eye.

My only complaint is that this game is so old, if it was revamped and brought into today's standards; I could imagine an even greater game would be born.
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11 personne(s) sur 12 (92%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
17.1 heures en tout
Posté le : 13 octobre
Probably in my Top 5 favorutie Multiplayer games of all time. Hunting your friends around a cruise ship stealthily is super fun.
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37 personne(s) sur 60 (62%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
3.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 22 août
The -Mob-Ship

So this is an adventure, you appear by somehow on a ship, when suddenly a meddling that shows everyone on board is on the middle of a survival game for their lifes, you know the hunter and the hunted. (and to vary, everyone loose their ♥♥♥♥ing head by that)

The Ship can´t be more big than it is, 5 covered, and going to end with the same fate of the "Titanic"(looks like big ships can´t coexist without being sunk)

but you have an usefull map which indicates objetives in every moment so you can´t be like a missing turistic in a new country.

But this is not you average boring ship, is a completely ♥♥♥♥ing mafia from the inside, conspirancy ,hitmans, even yakuzas....
Packed with weapons in every corner, lockers, and every single room you can find (i don´t know how this ship was ongoing)

To make thing harder than it already is, your character things he is in some kind of "Sims" game, he has needs...everytime.....Oh God...a ♥♥♥♥ing kid.

10 missions to complete, to get a wtf ending

But despite the negative facts, it has a good dynamic, and good idea from base. Is a good way to go later with the multiplayer (When the fun doesn´t end neither).

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12 personne(s) sur 15 (80%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
4.5 heures en tout
Posté le : 8 novembre
BUY THIS GAME RIGHT NOW! O.O This game is so much fun if you do it right. Just got it today and I've been playing it for like 4 hours, and it's spiffing awesome. If you like multiplayer and/or espionage games, this is for you.
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