Battleship. The way it's meant to be played. (writing)

Discussion in 'The Creative Corner' started by jadin, Nov 22, 2004.

  1. jadin

    jadin The Mad Hatter

    Feb 18, 2004
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    Down the Rabbit Hole.
    Putting politics into Battleship sure makes it interesting. Perhaps even making it all too real...

    Player 1: Who starts?
    Player 2: I do. I presume you to have weapons of mass destruction, and I premptively strike you at B6.

    Player 1: That's a miss. I send a small boat filled with explosives to G3.
    Player 2: That's a hit. I attack A10.

    Player 1: That's a hit.
    Player 2: I use "shock and awe" and attack A5-A10, A10-E10, and everything in between.

    Player 1: Well you sunk my tiniest ship. But missed everything else.
    Player 2: I don't care which ship, we don't do body counts.

    Player 2: I land a jet on my aircraft carrier and declare "Mission Accomplished!"
    Player 1: Isn't that a little premature?

    Player 2: Of course not. My ministry of information declares major combat over.
    Player 1: Whatever, we still got a long way to go. I attack G4.

    Player 2: 'Nother hit.
    Player 1: Not a sink though?

    Player 2: Nope. My spies reveal to me that you have forces located at...
    Player 1: Hey! No peeking in the reflection. I execute your spies.

    Player 2: They were on your submarine.
    Player 1: Gah. I just executed one of my own men on the battleship then.

    Player 1: There. Now he's dead.
    Player 2: Muhahah! I had no spies. You killed your own soldiers!

    Player 1: You little...
    Player 2: I attack A9 with depleted uranium shells. The whole boat sinks with the one hit.

    Player 1: Have you no morals?
    Player 2: We'll do whatever it takes to make you free.

    Player 1: Isn't that ironic. Your occupation stirs up thousands of gurilla soldiers who want to fight back. Suicide bombers attack F5, I7, and A9 simotaneously.
    Player 2: That's a hit.

    Player 1: A sink?
    Player 2: Well it is, but my ministry of information doesn't announce it.

    Player 1: Yeah, yeah, whatever. It's still a sink.

    Anyway the game was cut short so no winner could be declared. It's just too bad that our game of battleship represented something with much more serious consequences.

  2. Alison

    Alison Swiss Army Friend Supporting Member

    Jun 21, 2004
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    Wow Jadin, I really like this. Great work.
  3. Aga

    Aga TPF Noob!

    Sep 8, 2004
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    ^^ Ditto. Great work. :)

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