Ship Simulator 2008 Image
Metascore
62

Mixed or average reviews - based on 9 Critics

User Score
6.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 7 Ratings

Summary: Ship Simulator 2008 includes the following new features: Dynamic ocean waves, with realistic ship motions. Long distance travels , open ocean voyages between ports. Visible damage system. Thirty new complex and challenging missions. Extensive day, night, and weather systems. Three new environments: San Francisco, Southampton/Cowes/Solent, and Marseille. Six new ships, each with walkthrough functionality and interactive bridge controls. Controllable container crane. Advanced vector graphic sea chart based on realistic 3D seabed models, with full-screen display option, transparency setting, and level-of-detail on text & depth readings. Advanced damage system showing dents and holes in the ships after severe collisions. Free-roam mode where players can choose a ship, an environment, set all weather, day & time parameters and get sailing. Realistic bow splash water, with support from an advanced physics simulation model. Extensive mapping options for keys and joystick buttons. Advanced rope system, which allows you to connect and disconnect player ships to other ships or mooring boulders at will (anchoring is now also possible). Addition of icebergs which cause damage when you collide with them. [Lighthouse Interactive]
Rating: E
Official Site: http://2008.shipsim.com/
Developer: VSTEP
Genre(s): Ship
Number of Players:1 Player
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