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.

Selected Covers

Microsoft Minesweeper Windows Phone Front Cover
Front cover for Microsoft Minesweeper

Selected Screenshots

Playing LazyMines (intermediate level)
Screenshot from LazyMines
Playing on level 1
Screenshot from Find that mine!
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
This is the game splashscreen (ExEn version 128x128)
Screenshot from Bomb Squad