Twenty Thousand Leaks Under The Sea
Is that a battleship I see before me? Or could it be a Vodka cruiser? Maybe a submarine sandwich? Okay, let’s dispense with the one-liners, but this has been one of my favourite games from the time I was a kid.
Back then it was called "Battleships And Cruisers" and we played it on square-grid sheets of paper that we kept artfully concealed from our opponents.
Now, of course, it can be played on hand-held consoles and on computer screens, but this board-game version of the old favourite survived a recent cleanout at Casa Authorblog.
I don’t know who invented this nautical game, but I’m sure Jules Verne would be proud of its popularity. Remember, he created the fictional submarine called the Nautilus, long before the world’s navies had fully embraced the concept of armed undersea vessels.
These miniature vessels might look as though they were shot with a macro lens, but in fact I used my 18-125 Sigma lens, the one that is my favourite because it is so versatile.
All right, landlubbers, who’s next in line to play the game with me? Get ready for that old familiar sinking feeling.
Or maybe I should say, "Give it your best shot".
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