Battleships (Hex) by Takeya Saikachi

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Battleships by Takeya Saikachi

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Theme: Triple Groups

Author/Opus: This is the 26th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Takeya Saikachi.

Rules: Standard Battleships rules (with a hexagonal grid). Use the indicated fleet.

Difficulty: 2.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:00, Master = 3:30, Expert = 7:00

Solution: PDF and solving video.

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.

  • Rick Kaye says:

    In Chrome, the battleship inventory did not display correctly when solving the puzzle in Penpa+. Safari and Firefox displayed it correctly.

    Mac OS 12.6
    Chrome 106.0.5249.119

  • M says:

    Fun puzzle. This is probably the farthest I have seen a hex puzzle diverge from its square version when it comes to the kind of logic used.

    I am a bit triggered by the fact that the fleet below doesn’t quite align with the grid and if you try to highlight used fleet, it somehow intersects in an odd way, but that’s just my OCD

  • skynet says:

    Nice puzzle.Answer check didn’t work for some reason on Mac OS

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