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Battleships Game Online - Play Free Battleship Board Game

Play Battleship board game for free here at PlayBoardGameOnline.com. This version of the Battleships is an online board game from Miniclip. We wish you Good luck sinking those battleships! Have Fun!

Play Battleships online - The Classic Board Game

Do you like to play strategic battles, and do you also enjoy to play free online games? If you are in the same mood as us today, you probably would like to play our free Battleships board game online right now. Am I right? ;)

How to play the free Battleships game online

Use your mouse to interact. Choose where to position your ships on the game screen. Use your computer mouse to deploy your battleships by left clicking on them and pointing at the board. Use the arrow keys on the keyboard to turn / rotate a ship before you place it on the board. After you have selected the right position for the battleship, left click to set it in place. The second board is your opponent's (computer) board. Select the position on that board and left click with your mouse to shoot. If you have hit the computer's ship, you can try to hit it once more until you miss or sink it's ship. Sometimes, the ships can be positioned adjacent to each other on the playing board.

The History of the Battleship board game

The game of Battleship is thought to have its origins in the French game L'Attaque played during World War I, although parallels have also been drawn to E. I. Horseman's 1890 Baslinda, and Battleships is also said to have been played by Russian officers before World War I. The first commercial version of the game was Salvo, published in 1931 in the United States by the Starex company. All of these early editions consisted of pre-printed pads of paper. In 1967 Milton Bradley introduced a version of the game that used plastic boards and pegs. In 1977 the same company released a computerized Electronic Battleship, followed in 1989 by Electronic Talking Battleship.

Battleship - The Movie Based Upon the Game

Battleship is a 2012 American military science fiction war film inspired by the classic board game. The film was directed by Peter Berg and released by Universal Pictures. According to the IMDB the story line of the Battleship movie is a fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and that their destructive goals.

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