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

Mines Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Mines
Fine Sweeper Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Fine Sweeper
Ultimate Mahjongg 15 Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Ultimate Mahjongg 15
Combat Engineer Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Combat Engineer

Selected Screenshots

In the middle of a level
Screenshot from Mines
Title Screen
Screenshot from Fine Sweeper
The main menu screen. As the mouse passes over each game type a brief description is displayed.
Screenshot from Ultimate Mahjongg 15
Partly completed game - normal mode
Screenshot from Combat Engineer
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