A friend and I have been working full time on this for the past six months. It's a first person, multiplayer shooter called "Spocean" that puts you in the shoes of a crew member on board a stylized age of sailish submarine/spaceship. Work with your teammates to batter the enemy ship with cannon shot, and then board it when it's vulnerable!
You can download the free beta here at our website:
We built on the UDK, which has completely blown us away with its ease of use and sheer power. Right now, you can only play on our three official dedicated servers, but we hope to have a wider release once we're able to fix up the rough edges.
Let me know what you guys think. The feedback we need most is on how the game plays with full 8v8 crews, so please grab a friend and hop on our servers to check it out!
W- Move player/ship forward
A- Strafe player left/ Turn ship left
S- Move player/ship backward
D- Strafe player right/ Turn ship right
E- Pickup item/load cannon/fire cannon/activate helm (if you're the captain)/revive fallen teammates
F- Drop item
LMB- Primary fire (punch/shoot rifle/heal player with medgun/repair wall with blowtorch)
RMB- Melee rifle
FAQ -How to Play
How do I choose a class?
Jump down the corresponding hole at the beginning of the game. "Every Man" is engineer, "Shall Do" is Captain, and "His Duty" is medic. The first person down the captain hole is the captain for the game, and only he can fly the ship/be invulnerable to shot/gas damage.
How does my team win?
By incapacitating all enemy players, including the captain.
How do I do that?
Regular crew members can be injured and incapacitated by being hit with cannon shot, which creates explosions and dangerous gas leaks in the ship. The captain can only be killed by small arms/melee (which essentially necessitates boarding combat).
How do you board?
Fire grapple shot at the enemy ship at close range. Grapple shot is placed around the main columns of the gun deck. When a grapple is successful, board the enemy ship by entering the corresponding breached wall next to the cannon that fired the grapple. Be sure to bring your guns!
In short, shoot at the enemy until you feel they've been adequately diminished by explosions/gas damage, and then board them when they're weak. But the enemy is also trying to do the same to you, so keep your ship in fighting condition by healing hurt teammates and fixing breached walls as well.