It's the classic naval combat game. Head out on a search for hidden
ships in enemy waters ...
game is for two players but is great for tournaments. Keeping
track of hits and misses helps improve memory skills. It takes
thinking ahead and strategic planning when it comes to hiding
your ships from your opponent. One hit and it isn't too long before
you might hear someone say, "You sunk my battleship!"
for a great game for the car on a road trip? The cases that hold
the pieces and board games are made of a durable plastic which
makes traveling with them easier. Caution for the little ones,
though. There are tons of red and white pegs which make this game
for older children who won't try to eat the pieces or put them
places they don't belong.
of the game: Sink all of your opponents ships before you're
the one swimming in the water!
play the game: Both players carefully and strategically place
all ships on the bottom grid. Take turns calling out a letter
and number that intersect on the vertical grid. If your opponent
has a ship, or not, in that coordinate he or she will let you
know by saying either hit or miss. If it is a hit put a red peg
a red peg in the appropriate spot. If it is a miss put a white
peg. Continue this process until all of one person's ships are
Why parents love this game:
It is a
great generational game
taking and waiting for turns
memory and concentration skill
small motor skills
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