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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Udgivelsesdato: 11. jul 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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12. januar

Looking for the servers?

The simple way to find a multiplayer server is via the Steam Client > View > Servers > The Ship. Hey presto, you're done! :)

Here's a more detailed way of adding a server manually: http://steamcommunity.com/app/2400/discussions/0/613940477638201994/

On behalf of the team at Blazing Griffin, we hope you enjoy The Ship.

We have a couple of other games on sale this week that you might be interested in:

The Nightmare Cooperative
A quirky little turn-based rogulike puzzler, currently reduced to £1.67 / $2.03.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/310070/

Gentlemen!
A frantic local coop game, currently reduced to £1.74 / $2.49.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/253570/

Also, not on sale, but just launched on Early Access at an early price of £4.99 / $6.99 is our new roguelike meets space-RTS:

Distant Star: Revenant Fleet

http://store.steampowered.com/app/335830/

- the Blazing Griffin team

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18. december 2014

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.

UPDATED - 19/12/14

Hi everyone,

I've read through your comments and passed them onto the team. We appreciate your frustrations with this and will certainly try to give you more heads up if there are changes in the future.

Just to explain, our goal for 2015 is to do what we can to improve the experience players have with The Ship. There's a lot of things we can't do - see here for a background on our licencing constraints.

But one thing we can do is to try to increase the average number of people playing at any one time (and if you check Steam Charts, this has been improving lately). This improves the experience of the multiplayer game for everyone that's playing.

The main feedback we had from players was that the price was too high, so that's why we've dropped it by 50%. It wasn't an easy decision as this could siginificantly impact our revenue, but it was the right thing to do and we're confident that the price is a good one.

With regards the gift copies, our data shows that very few of them were redeemed. It wasn't having a significant impact on the number of people playing the game - in fact we believe that the higher priced "5 pack" was putting off more people playing than it was attracting new players.

We'll look at introducing an additional 3 or 5 pack for people who want that option. (Valve needs to set this up so it's unlikely to be before January).

Thanks,
- the Blazing Griffin team

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Anmeldelser

“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

Om dette spil

The Ship er primært et online multiplayer-mordspil med et særligt regelsæt.

Skibet ejes af den mystiske Mr X, og som én ud af mange "heldige" modtagere af en gratis billet ankommer du ombord på Skibet kun for at opdage, at der er en hage ved dit luksuskrydstogt.

Du bliver tvunget ind i en brutal jagt for at tilfredsstille Mr. X's fantasier under dødstrusler ikke bare imod dig selv, men også imod din familie. Din eneste chance for at redde dig selv og din familie er at spille med i jagten og vinde.

Systemkrav

    Minimumskrav: 1,8 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM, DirectX 8-kompatibelt grafikkort (1024 x 768), Windows 2000/XP/ME/98, mus, tastatur, internetforbindelse, DirectX 9.0c
    Anbefalet: 2,8 GHz processor, 1024 MB RAM, DirectX 9-kompatibelt grafikkort (1024 x 768), Windows 2000/XP/ME/98, mus, tastatur, internetforbindelse, DirectX 9.0c
Helpful customer reviews
171 af 186 brugere (92%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
7.1 timer bogført
Indsendt: 27. oktober 2014
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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127 af 133 brugere (95%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
7.1 timer bogført
Indsendt: 29. oktober 2014
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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402 af 531 brugere (76%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
18 personer fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
1.9 timer bogført
Indsendt: 15. november 2014
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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264 af 339 brugere (78%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
5 personer fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
22.4 timer bogført
Indsendt: 20. oktober 2014
Wore a kilt and killed people with a mannequin arm, also died in the shower...from dehydration.
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85 af 91 brugere (93%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
4.8 timer bogført
Indsendt: 27. oktober 2014
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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85 af 97 brugere (88%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
3.6 timer bogført
Indsendt: 15. oktober 2014
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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161 af 217 brugere (74%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
6 personer fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
2.8 timer bogført
Indsendt: 19. oktober 2014
killed all the people on the server at once with an exploding purse, got kicked instantly - 11/10
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44 af 53 brugere (83%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
4.8 timer bogført
Indsendt: 31. oktober 2014
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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35 af 40 brugere (88%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
2.6 timer bogført
Indsendt: 6. oktober 2014
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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93 af 143 brugere (65%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
2.1 timer bogført
Indsendt: 24. oktober 2014
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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29 af 36 brugere (81%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
17.1 timer bogført
Indsendt: 13. oktober 2014
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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83 af 129 brugere (64%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
10.2 timer bogført
Indsendt: 19. oktober 2014
*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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33 af 44 brugere (75%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
54.4 timer bogført
Indsendt: 30. oktober 2014
The Ship: Murder Party- The point of the game is to.. kill your target. Big whoop, right? WRONG ♥♥♥♥♥.
SEE THIS KNITTING NEEDLE? IF YOU KILL YOUR TARGET WITH IT WITHOUT GETTING CAUGHT THE GAME WILL GIVE YOU 12k$ WITH WHICH YOU CAN BUY NEW CLOTHING, FOOD, DRINK, LOYALTY OF THE SECURITY OFFICERS AND MUCH MUCH MORE. Just don't get caught. Or get fsked up the patonkus with legal fees and charges for having a ♥♥♥♥ing cane on your person because all of a sudden it is a potential murder weapon... not that you were going to use it for that or anything... Try being more discreet next time. The piranas will eat your quarry alive. Utilize your environment! Utilize your sneaking skills! Utilize your eyeballs! Because someone else has every reason to kill you on the ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ with a knitting needle.

<3
~color
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51 af 80 brugere (64%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
11.7 timer bogført
Indsendt: 13. oktober 2014
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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20 af 27 brugere (74%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
4.5 timer bogført
Indsendt: 8. november 2014
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.

EDIT: Even though there's apparently no servers anymore, this game is still really fun to play on Arcade Mode.
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11 af 11 brugere (100%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
2.9 timer bogført
Indsendt: 4. oktober 2014
The Ship is a unique blend of hilarity and tension, especially when played online with friends. It's a small install size, it has low system requirements, it can be found for cheap and buying a copy actually nets you five copies to share. Start murdering now and you won't regret it.
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34 af 53 brugere (64%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
13.2 timer bogført
Indsendt: 26. oktober 2014
Türkçe
Harika bir oyun. Tüm oyun boyunca her defasında yalnız bulup öldürmek için başka birini avlıyorsunuz, ancak biri de sizi avlıyor. Kim sizi avlıyor hiç bir fikriniz yok. Kimseye güvenemiyor arkanızı dönemiyorsunuz bile. Saklan, kaç, avla oyun bundan ibaret. Oyunu öğrenmekte oynamakta gayet basit. Öldüğünüzde yada hapise girdiğinizde baştan başlıyorsunuz ancak dolaplardan eşyalar, silahlar bulmak çok kolay. Ayrıca yemek yemek, tuvalet gibi ihtiyaçlarınız var onlarıda karşılamanız gerekiyor. Gerçekten eğlenceli.

English
Great fun and suspense game. In different maps you hunt and get hunted. But you have no idea who hunts you. Most of the time nobody trust no one and you spend your time following and running. It is very easy to play and learn. Whenever you die or get into the prison (because you tried to use your weapon while people were watching) you start over, but you can find weapon and other stuff you need in the closets very easily. You basically gear up from scratch every time and start hunting. So easy and fun.
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24 af 35 brugere (69%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
1 person fandt denne anmeldelse sjov
3.0 timer bogført
Indsendt: 17. oktober 2014
Hunt your friends and collect steam trading cards!
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9 af 9 brugere (100%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
4.6 timer bogført
Indsendt: 12. januar
Really fun at all. It is challenging when your rival is disguise himself so you can't find him easily and it is more difficult when you have to avoid witnesses or police officers.

Totally worth my money.
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12 af 15 brugere (80%) fandt denne anmeldelse brugbar
4.3 timer bogført
Indsendt: 15. oktober 2014
A really nice game, i found it very addicting. If you like to play murder in g mod, or troubles in mineville this is the game for you!.
The only down side is you cant join a game in the actual game, you have to go through steam to do it. But so far a very good surprise.
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