or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools; use tab to alternate between ship placement rounded ships and shading modes. In ship placement mode, right click gives sea, left click gives circle/square, left click and drag for rounded ships)
Theme: Rise and Fall
Author/Opus: This is the 13th puzzle from our new contributing puzzlemaster JinHoo Ahn.
Rules: Variation of Battleships rules. Instead of their usual meaning, exterior clues indicate the length of the first ship seen from the corresponding direction.
See also this example:
Difficulty: 2 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:00, Master = 3:00, Expert = 6:00
Note: Follow this link for classic Battleships and this link for Battleships variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Battleships to get started on. More Battleships puzzles can be found in Battleships and Variations, in The Art of Puzzles, and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.