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

Combat Engineer Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Combat Engineer
Microsoft Minesweeper Windows Phone Front Cover
Front cover for Microsoft Minesweeper
Mines Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Mines

Selected Screenshots

This is the game splashscreen (ExEn version 128x128)
Screenshot from Bomb Squad
Partly completed game - normal mode
Screenshot from Combat Engineer
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
Game group created by Kabushi (156702), additional games added to group by Rwolf (10398), Victor Vance (6166), Jo ST (22968), Sciere (365958), vileyn0id_8088 (15572), General Error (4131), Игги Друге (44993), JudgeDeadd (15141), Macs Black (77759) and Phil Strahl (161)