"When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it's called hospitality."
- Al Capone
ABOUT BOOTLEG STEAMER
Ahoy, and welcome to Bootleg Steamer – your gateway to high-stakes smuggling adventures! Immerse yourself in a world of clandestine operations as you take the helm of a smuggling freighter, navigating treacherous waters to transport illegal moonshine from one port to another.
In Bootleg Steamer, you're not just a player; you're the captain of your destiny. Your mission is
clear: outsmart the relentless Coast Guard patrols that scour the seas, all while building
your empire of underground trade.
Starting with a humble smuggling vessel, you'll embark on a journey across the map,
venturing into neighbouring US cities to acquire precious contraband. It's all about buying
low and selling high, with American metropolises like Chicago offering the promise of immense profits.
PC / Steam
Unreal Engine 5
Strategy / Rouge-lite
AYE! AYE! CAPTAIN
Embark on your Prohibition Era adventure by selecting
your Captain from a diverse lineup of six charismatic
leaders. Each Captain brings their own distinct traits,
unlocking exclusive perks and advantages for your epic
journey through America's prohibition underbelly.
Choose wisely, for your Captain will shape the destiny of
your bootlegging empire!
A Captain is nothing without their trusty vessel! Begin your bootlegging empire by selecting the perfect vintage budget ship from a range of options, each with its own unique price, properties, and upgrade slots. Navigate the treacherous waters of Prohibition Era America with a ship tailored to your ambitions and watch your criminal empire rise!
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
It's the fuzz! Beware the relentless pursuit of the US Coast Guard! As you advance into the 1930s, their tactics become increasingly sophisticated, deploying advanced ships, equipment, and abilities, alongside more frequent patrols.
Brace yourself for alarms, rocket flares, and cunning net traps designed to thwart your every move. When a Coast Guard ship closes in, a high-stakes minigame ensues, offering a thrilling opportunity to outwit capture - your success hinges on the cargo you carry, making each encounter a pulse-pounding showdown for survival!
Enhance your crew's abilities, improve your ship with essential upgrades, and secure lucrative Mafia contracts to bolster your escape strategies when facing capture. Explore a diverse range of advanced vessels, each offering unique tactical properties and customisable upgrade slots, enabling you to tailor your ship's Cargo Handling, Propulsion, Amenities, and more to match your preferred playstyle with precision.
JOIN THE BOOZE CRUISE
Explore your surroundings by navigating mooring locations, from sneaky Smugglers Hideouts to bustling Shipyards and teetotal prohibition cities to moonshine-producing industrial hubs.
Time is of the essence, so chart your course wisely to stay one step ahead. Dive deep into the criminal underworld, forging alliances with the local Mafia to employ cunning tactics, sabotage rivals, execute bribes, and master the art of manipulation to carve your path to unparalleled success.