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

Mole Control Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Mole Control
Combat Engineer Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Combat Engineer
Mines Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Mines
Fine Sweeper Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Fine Sweeper
Microsoft Minesweeper Windows Phone Front Cover
Front cover for Microsoft Minesweeper

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Mole Control
Partly completed game - normal mode
Screenshot from Combat Engineer
In the middle of a level
Screenshot from Mines
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 Fine Sweeper
Game group created by Kabushi (154888), additional games added to group by Rwolf (10344), Victor Vance (6095), Jo ST (22743), Sciere (360791), vileyn0id_8088 (15572), General Error (4142), Игги Друге (44999), JudgeDeadd (14960), Macs Black (77759) and Phil Strahl (161)