Objective of Battleship Shots
The objective of Battleship Shots is to sink all of your opponent’s ships before they are able to sink yours.
Assembling the Game Board
Open up the Battleship Shots case so both orange side trays touch the table.
Slide the middle blue section up and towards one of the orange side trays.
Flip out the dark blue stands on each side of the blue tray. Insert the blue stands into the orange tray.
Move the other blue tray towards the other side of the board. Flip out the dark blue stands just like the other side of the board.
Insert the Battleship shield into the middle of the gameboard.
Each player takes three gray ships and one yellow life raft. They will choose where they would like to place these ships on their side of the gameboard.
Divide the balls evenly between the two players.
Place the dark blue stand off to the side of the gameboard. Insert the red ball into the stand.
Playing Battleship Shots
Before you start the game both players need to decide whether you will both shoot at the same time or take turns.
Depending on what you choose you will then start the game.
Each player will either bounce or throw one of their balls over the divider in the middle. The goal is to get your balls to land in one of your opponent’s ships.
Should you bounce a ball and it ends up landing on one of your own ships, the ball will stay where it lands. You ended up hitting your own ship.
The Red Ball
The first player to land an orange ball in one of their opponent’s ships or life raft (yellow), takes the red ball.
The player that takes the red ball will have the opportunity to shoot it. If they land the ball into their opponent’s life raft, they will immediately win the game.
If it should land in any other ship, it stays there and acts the same as if any other ball landed on the ship.
Should the red ball not land on a ship, the players will keep throwing/bouncing it until it lands in a ship. The players do not take turns shooting the red ball. Whoever has the ball, shoots it.
End of Battleship Shots
Battleship Shots can end in one of two ways.
Should a player throw/bounce the red ball into their opponents life raft, they will immediately win the game.
Otherwise the players will keep taking shots. The first player to get a ball into each space of their opponent’s ships and life raft wins the game.
To store the game follow the steps in the setup section in reverse order.
Year: 2019 | Publisher: Hasbro | Designer: NA | Artist: NA
Genres: Action, Dexterity, Family
Ages: 8+ | Number of Players: 2 | Length of Game: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Light | Strategy: Light | Luck: Moderate
Components: Gameboard, 14 orange balls, 1 red ball, 6 gray ships, 2 yellow life rafts, 1 red ball holder, plastic divider, instructions
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