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.

Trivia

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

Fine Sweeper Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Fine Sweeper
Combat Engineer Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Combat Engineer
Minesweeper Flags Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Minesweeper Flags

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from Fine Sweeper
Playing the deluxe version means that although three mines have blown up there is still a game to be played. Shame about the three 20 second time penalties though.
Screenshot from Ultimine
Main screen
Screenshot from NeggSweeper
This is the size of an expert game. 
Note the clock in the upper right
Screenshot from Cheat Mine