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1+ Hours

Battleshots is a drinking game that is a variation of the classic game of Battleship. Instead of trying to sink each other's ships, players attempt to sink their opponent's shot glasses. The game is typically played on a large board with a grid of shot glasses representing the "battleships." Players take turns calling out coordinates to try and sink their opponent's shots, and when a shot is sunk, the opponent must drink the contents of that shot glass

Ways to Play

Theme Battleshots: Change the standard game theme to match a particular event or holiday, such as Halloween or Christmas. You could also use themes like movies, video games, or TV shows.

Mystery Battleshots: Before playing, decide on a mystery shot for each ship on the board, but don't reveal which ship corresponds to which drink. Players must guess which ship holds the mystery shot and take the designated drink upon guessing wrong.

Race Battleshots: Play the game in teams and race to sink all the opponent's ships before the other team sinks yours.

Speed Battleshots: Set a timer for each player's turn, and if the player does not take their shot before the timer ends, their turn is forfeit. This variant adds a sense of urgency and keeps the game moving quickly.

Blindfold Battleshots: Blindfold all players, and they must take their shot without seeing the board or their opponent's ships. This version adds an extra challenge to the game and increases the difficulty level.

Giant Battleshots: Instead of playing on a regular-sized table, play the game on a large board, such as a table tennis table, using oversized cups and ping pong balls. This variant is great for outdoor events and adds a physical element to the game.

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