Minesweeper variants

Group Description

Games inspired by the logic puzzle game Minesweeper. Gameplay typically revolves around systematically selecting boxes on a grid with most boxes revealing a number. Each number reveals how many mines are located in the adjoining boxes. The goal is to identify all the mine locations before setting one off accidentally.


1001 Video Games

The Microsoft Windows version of Minesweeper appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Related Sites

Selected Covers

Hive Sweeper PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Hive Sweeper
Mines Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Mines
Combat Engineer Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Combat Engineer

Selected Screenshots

A game in progress
Screenshot from Bomb3D
In the middle of a level
Screenshot from Mines
This is the game splashscreen (ExEn version 128x128)
Screenshot from Bomb Squad
The start of a game. The player's score starts at 100 and counts down for every cell they examine
Screenshot from Black Box Chess
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