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

Selected Screenshots

Screenshot from AMines
This is the size of an expert game. 
Note the clock in the upper right
Screenshot from Cheat Mine
Title screen (v2.0)
Screenshot from Demineur
A game in progress
Screenshot from Bomb3D
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