The Ship: Remasted has been delayed by a week

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The Ship Remasted

Can we all please just take a quick moment to appreciate the use of the word ‘Remasted’ in the title of a remake of a game called The Ship? Remastered… remasted… a ship has a mast… Get it?  Ha!

Ok, moment’s over. Move along. MOVE ALONG!

Right, so what exactly is The Ship: Remasted? It’s a remake of the 2006 murder-mystery FPS title of the same name, which was meant to hit Steam Early access yesterday. Sadly, it’s now been delayed (via RockPaperShotun):

Hi everyone,

We listened to what you’ve been saying and have put off launching for a week.

Hold the phones! Why delay the launch? Is there something significant that needs to be added to the game?

As a matter of fact, yes. The Ship: Remasted was initially going to launch with only LAN support, with proper dedicated servers being added at a later stage. Considering it’s a multiplayer game, having no online support right off the bat would be pretty damn dumb.

Thankfully, the developers have been listening to the community. There won’t be any dedicated servers just yet, but there is some form of online support in the works…

Today, we’ll release relay server functionality to closed testing players. This service is isn’t entirely functional right now as there are bandwidth limitations (with Unity Cloud Services) meaning that games are capped at 4 players (otherwise they would just time out quickly). We’re discussing this with Unity just now and hope to have this cap increased soon. However, it will mean that our test group can play online matches without the need for 3rd party services and we’re also hoping to get some good feedback on this.

Truth be told, I’ve never played, or even heard of The Ship in my life before today. It does have a rather interesting premise actually:

A multiplayer game, set aboard a series of 1920’s cruise ships, you are tasked by the mysterious Mr X to kill or be killed. Each player is given the name of another to stealthily (or not-so-stealthily) kill and you must do so while avoiding your own hunter and tending to your basic needs.

Having a game like that without proper online support is just plain silly. I’m really glad the developers, Blazing Griffin, have decided to delay the game, if only for a week, in favour of adding some sort of additional multiplayer functionality.

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Diehard fans need not wait too much longer at least. The Ship: Remasted will be out on early access on the 22nd of February. Will you be getting it?

Last Updated: February 16, 2016

Matthew Figueira

Defence of the Ancients? More like Defence of the cabbages! Have you seen my head? I look like a Merino Sheep on pole. NO SHANGE only SHAPPIES! :D

  • Alien Emperor Trevor

    As a mast-er of terrible puns, I approve.

    • GITS

      • Alien Emperor Trevor

        How? By walking the plank?

        • No, by doing what you did in Greece, by going down… 0_O

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            How many times must I tell you? It was traditional Olympic wrestling!

          • No need for you to have to bend over backwards to accommodate them!

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            I’m flexible!

          • Well you seem pretty cocksure about that!

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Sometimes you just have to grab the bull by the horns.

  • Alien Emperor Trevor

    Those diehard fans must feel under siege.

  • Hammersteyn

    Mast not make puns….

    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      That ship has sailed.

      • Commander Admiral Chief

        How women are not flocking towards you, is really amaz……lol nope cannot complete that!

        • Alien Emperor Trevor

          Like seagulls?

          • Commander Admiral Chief

            Another winged creature comes to mind

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Pegasi?

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            …because they have… wait for it… LONG FACES!

          • Hammersteyn

            Neigh

          • Hammersteyn
          • Commander Admiral Chief

            Nope, cannot be, since I’m quite fond of this particular beer

          • Hammersteyn

            Sure. In a tall glass filled with ice, because it’s like Oros

          • Commander Admiral Chief

            IKR? I like the apple one, a 6pack disappears faster than ladies away from Trev, it tastes refreshing, and it gives a lovely wobble to my step

          • Captain JJ ‘saurus

            I mean to tell me this is not a cooldrink? ;P

          • Hammersteyn

            Yes, you can tell yourself what you want XD

          • Captain JJ ‘saurus

            Then I will tell myself to have decent beer tonight.

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            I would’ve expected Three Ships.

          • Hammersteyn
          • Captain JJ ‘saurus

            That’s funny because they used to call a girl a bird.

          • Jan Prins
          • Captain JJ ‘saurus

            The only Seagal.

          • Jan Prins

            You got some gall there pal!

          • Captain JJ ‘saurus

            Don’t call me pal, friend! 😉

          • Hammersteyn

            The one from the 80’s could fly like Superman. The one whose turned 80… not so much

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            I’d already made a Steven Seagal reference. :/

          • Jan Prins

            Oh I am vewwy sowwy Twevow. Did not know there was a one a day limit.

          • Captain JJ ‘saurus

            Awien Empewow Twevow XD

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Welease Wodewick!

          • Captain JJ ‘saurus

            LOL

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Oh yours is fine. I meant me, so I couldn’t use it again.

      • Hammersteyn

        Apparently it only sails next week

  • Pieter Kruger

    All those anti always online chums must be kakking themselves right now….????????????

  • Captain JJ ‘saurus

    Your punniness knows no bounds.
    Trevor would say puny-ness, but what does he know?

    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      Because he had to point it out! The whole point of a bad pun is just leaving it out there & seeing how many people groan.

      • Commander Admiral Chief

        Are you talking about yourself in the third person now?

        • Hammersteyn

          I’m not even surprised

        • Alien Emperor Trevor

          Do as I say, not as I do.

          • Captain JJ ‘saurus

            No

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Unless I say I do, which is extremely unlikely.

          • Captain JJ ‘saurus

            Like buying a Ubisoft game.
            Do you want to install Uplay?
            I do not.

          • Hammersteyn

            I did as you do do. Instructions weren’t clear.

          • Commander Admiral Chief

            Request denied, on both counts

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Counting? Now we know you’re joking.

          • Commander Admiral Chief

            Indeed, I just look at things and know the answer

      • Captain JJ ‘saurus

        I thought it was a lagz thing to try and understand their audience better ;P

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