Battleship Cover

Battleship

Publisher: Activision

Genre: Action

ESRB/ Pegi: T 13+

Our rating 3.8
user rating 0 0 user/s have rated

Games you may like

Metal Slug Anthology dvd cover

Metal Slug Anthology

More info Wii
The Last Airbender dvd cover

The Last Airbender

More info Wii
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I dvd cover

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I

More info Wii

Battleship Wii Game



Battleship - Short description


Battleship (also Battleships or Sea Battle) is a guessing game for two players. It is known worldwide as a pencil and paper game which predates World War I. It was published by Milton Bradley Company in 1943 as the pad-and-pencil game "Broadsides, the Game of Naval Strategy", and as a board game in 1967.

The game is played on four grids, two for each player. The grids are typically square – usually 10×10 – and the individual squares in the grid are identified by letter and number.On one grid the player arranges ships and records the shots by the opponent. On the other grid the player records his/her own shots.

Before play begins, each player secretly arranges their ships on their primary grid. Each ship occupies a number of consecutive squares on the grid, arranged either horizontally or vertically. The number of squares for each ship is determined by the type of the ship. The ships cannot overlap (i.e., only one ship can occupy any given square in the grid). The types and numbers of ships allowed are the same for each player. These may vary depending on the rules.

There are two typical complements of ships, as given in the Milton Bradley version of the rules:

After the ships have been positioned, the game proceeds in a series of rounds. In each round, each player's turn consists of announcing a target square in the opponent's grid which is to be shot at. If a ship occupies the square, then it takes a hit. The player's opponent announces whether or not the shot has hit one of the opponent's ships; the opponent then fires a shot at the first player's ships. When all of the squares of a ship have been hit, the ship is sunk. After all of one player's ships have been sunk, the game ends and the other player wins.

For the Salvo variation, each player may take as many shots in one turn as that player has ships remaining. The starting player announces all five shots, then the opponent announces which if any are hits. Each time a player's ship is sunk, that player has one fewer shot in subsequent turns. In some versions (e.g. Hoyle Classic Board Games) the aircraft carrier has two shots.

Source: Wikipedia, Game's homepage


Game Screenshots

Battleship  gameplay screenshot Battleship  gameplay screenshot Battleship  gameplay screenshot Battleship  gameplay screenshot

Comments

0 comment/sAdd a comment

Member Login

Forgot your password?

Create account?

Latest news View All

Battlefield 1 Releases Teaser for DLC Reveal Coming Next Week

Electronic Arts and DICE have officially released a short teaser ... Read More

For Honor PC System Requirements Revealed

Ubisoft announced the official minimum and recommended PC require... Read More

Rainbow Six Siege Teases Next Free Update

Multinational publisher and developer Ubisoft has teased the upco... Read More

FROM THE BLOG

Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst

Posted by: Tome

Added on 3 Dec, 2016

The Sims 3: Seasons

Posted by: Sneska

Added on 15 Feb, 2013

Hardware News

Xbox Boss Unsure if Project Scorpio Will Appear Before E3 2017

Xbox Boss Unsure if Project Scorpio Will Appear Before E3 2017

Head honcho of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has revealed on Twitter that he's not sure as... Read more

PS4 System Update Should Improve Performance Quality

PS4 System Update Should Improve Performance Quality

Sony has released Patch 4.07 for the PlayStation 4 which should improve performa... Read more

Customers Mad at Amazon Over $99 3DS Deal

Customers Mad at Amazon Over $99 3DS Deal

Amazon has faced criticism for how it handled a special 3DS deal this Black Frid... Read more

Close

Choose your settings and press CHECK button