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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.

Selected Covers

Mines Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Mines
Mole Control Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Mole Control

Selected Screenshots

In the middle of a level
Screenshot from Mines
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 menu
Screenshot from Mole Control