Coordinate Grid Battleship

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This is a Battleship game played on a coordinate grid with both axes x and y ranging from -5 to 5. The x axis runs horizontally, and the y axis runs vertically. Together, the two axes can name any point on the grid.

In order to play, each player will need to take turns with the computer, making sure the other player cannot see the screen.

First, each player will place their five ships. Then players will take turns, launching attacks at various coordinates on their opponent's ships. The first player to destroy all five of their opponent's ships wins.

Be sure to check out my book of weekly 4th grade Scratch/math lessons. http://goo.gl/pHF6Hd

Notes and Credits

Thanks to opengameart.org user illad-prasad for the ship sprites which were published under a creative commons license. Thanks also to user yd for the sound effects which are cc-licensed and originally from freesound.org. Also thanks to opengameart user chabull for the nifty explosion animations.

The photos and captions that follow the title page are also from Wikipedia, and therefore published under a CC license. The maps that announce each player's turn are from the Military Battles and Campaigns Collection at The Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division, and are in the public domain.

From Wikipedia:
"Battleship (also Battleships or Sea Battle) is a guessing game for two players. It is known worldwide as a pencil and paper game which dates from World War I. It was published by various companies as a pad-and-pencil game in the 1930s, and was released as a plastic board game by Milton Bradley in 1967."

Shared: 2 Apr 2014 Modified: 20 Jan 2017
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