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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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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
Title screen
Screenshot from Minesweeper
Title screen. (I like the "Bought to you by...")
Screenshot from Relentless Logic