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

Brain Power Supervision Front Cover
Front cover for Brain Power
Minesweeper TurboGrafx CD Front Cover
Front cover for Minesweeper

Selected Screenshots

Starting a new game
Screenshot from Bits
Starting with a new board
Screenshot from DOSMINE
The start of a game
Screenshot from Landmine
Title screen.
Screenshot from Brain Power
Screenshot from AMines
Game group created by Kabushi (202447), additional games added to group by CalaisianMindthief (8163), piltdown_man (149514), Rwolf (14902), Victor Vance (9911), Jo ST (24110), ZeTomes (36419), Sciere (505963), Alaka (53483), vileyn0id_8088 (20336), General Error (4364), Игги Друге (46463), JudgeDeadd (20606), vedder (29659), Macs Black (80156) and Phil Strahl (164)