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.

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Selected Covers

Hive Sweeper PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Hive Sweeper
Fine Sweeper Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Fine Sweeper
Combat Engineer Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Combat Engineer
Microsoft Minesweeper Windows Phone Front Cover
Front cover for Microsoft Minesweeper

Selected Screenshots

Title screen with option selection
Screenshot from Lamemine
The start of a game
Screenshot from Landmine
Start: an empty board in easy mode
Screenshot from KMines
Starting out
Screenshot from JAY Minesweeper
Title Screen
Screenshot from Fine Sweeper
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