The game Battleship is a guessing game played by two people. Paper and pencil games are Games that can be played solely with Paper and Pencil. A guessing game is a Game in which the object is to guess some kind of information such as a word a phrase a title or the location of an object Although popularized in the United States as a commercial board game, first published in 1931 by the Starex Novelty Company of New York under the name of "Salvo", it is known throughout the world as a pencil and paper game and predates World War I in this form. A board game is a Game in which counters or pieces that are placed on removed from or moved across a "board" (a premarked surface usually specific to that game Year 1931 ( MCMXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Paper and pencil games are Games that can be played solely with Paper and Pencil. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All It was published by Milton Bradley Company in 1943 as the pad-and-pencil game "Broadsides, the Game of Naval Strategy". The Milton Bradley Company is an American Game company established by Milton Bradley in Springfield Massachusetts, in 1860 Year 1943 ( MCMXLIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. 
The game is played on four square grids, two for each player. Classification A square (regular Quadrilateral) is a special case of a Rectangle as it has four right angles and equal parallel sides A player of a Game is a participant therein The term 'player' is used with this same meaning both in Game theory and in ordinary recreational Games 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. A ship /ʃɪp/ is a large vessel that floats on water Ships are generally distinguished from Boats based on size On the other grid, the player records own shots.
Before play begins, each player arranges a number of ships secretly on the grid for that player. 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. , at most 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.
Here is a typical complement of ships:
After the ships have been positioned, the game proceeds in a series of rounds. An aircraft carrier is a Warship designed with A battleship is a large heavily armored Warship with a main battery consisting of the largest Calibre of Guns Battleships were In naval terminology a destroyer is a fast and maneuverable yet long-endurance Warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, Convoy A patrol boat is a small naval vessel generally designed for coastal defense duties A submarine is a Watercraft that can operate independently below water as distinct from a Submersible that has only limited underwater capability In each round, each player has a turn. During a turn, the player announces a list of target squares in the opponents' grid which are to be shot at. If a ship occupies one of the squares, then it takes a hit. When all of the squares of a ship have been hit, the ship is sunk. After the target list has been given, the opponent then announces which of his ships have been hit. If at the end of a round all of one player's ships have been sunk, the game ends and the other player wins.
The number of target squares that a player may shoot at in a given turn is determined by the condition of the players' own ships at the beginning of the round. Each player has many shots as he or she has vessels afloat in each turn. Thus each time a player's ship is entirely destroyed, that player has one fewer shot on all subsequent turns.
In The Dillinger Days, historian John Toland writes that prisoners in solitary confinement in the Indiana State Penitentiary played a version of Battleship during the 1920s, marking squares on their cell floors and calling out attacks from cell to cell. "For years the more obtuse guards wondered what was being plotted when they heard men calling: 'B-7. ' 'Miss. ' 'C-8. ' 'Destroyer sunk!'"
Electronic Battleship Advanced Mission is an advanced version published by Milton Bradley. Electronic Battleship Advanced Mission is a commercial variant of the classic game Battleship published by Milton Bradley. Milton Bradley ( November 8, 1836 – May 30, 1911) an American game pioneer was credited by many with launching the
Various Battleship variants for home video game consoles have been produced, including Battleship for the Nintendo Entertainment System (with a port to the Sega Game Gear), Battleship for the Nintendo Game Boy (different from the NES version) and Super Battleship for the Super Nintendo. The Nintendo Entertainment System (often abbreviated as NES or simply Nintendo) is an 8-bit Video game console that was released by The Sega Game Gear is a Handheld game console which was Sega 's response to Nintendo 's Game Boy. The is a handheld video game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System or Super NES (also called SNES and Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit Video game console that was RNASoft created Naval Attack based upon Battleship for Toshiba SPANworks which was also used as a technology demo for Toshiba SPANworks' ImmediaNet SDK for WiFi based devices like laptop, PDAs, Windows Mobile and users could play across the platform. These alter the rules, including the size of the grid (8 x 12 in the NES version, 8 x 8 in the Game Boy version), size of ships (it is common to feature a submarine that takes up only a single square) and special shot missiles for each ship (for example, in the NES version the cruiser has a 5-shot missile which strikes 5 squares in an X pattern on the grid in one turn. Submarine-tracking sonar and aerial reconnaissance to spot ships are also features). Reconnaissance (also scouting) is a military and medical term denoting exploration conducted to gain information