Questions tagged [minesweeper]

This challenge is directly related to solving, generating, or otherwise working with the minesweeper game.

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What surrounds my Minesweeper tile?

Minesweeper is a puzzle game where mines are hidden around a board of nondescript tiles with the goal of identifying the location of all mines. Clicking on a mine loses the game, but clicking on any ...
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Minesweeper Wars [closed]

We've had problems to generate minesweeper games. We've had problems to solve these minesweeper games. Now... It's time to battle other people on a minesweeper game! Your program must be run in Java....
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Can I sweep the mines?

Minesweeper is a popular puzzle game where you must discover which tiles are "mines" without clicking on those tiles. Instead, you click on nearby tiles to reveal the number of adjacent mines. One ...
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Fill in the Minesweeper clues

Minesweeper is a popular puzzle game where you must discover which tiles are "mines" without clicking on those tiles. Each tile is either a mine (represented by *) ...
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Minesweeper At Work

Everyone knows the old minesweeper game that shipped with Windows XP. It's a simple grid with a 9x9 matrix of cells containing either a number (indicating how many mines are adjacent to it) or a mine. ...
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Calculate the 3BV of a Minesweeper Board

The 3BV of a Minesweeper board represents the minimum number of left clicks required to solve the board if you already know the solution. It stands for "Bechtel's Board Benchmark Value". Here's his ...
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Invert a Minesweeper Board

Minesweeper is a popular computer game that you have probably wasted time playing where you try to reveal the cells that are mines in a rectangular grid based on hints of how many neighboring mines ...
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Verify a Minesweeper board

Your goal is to check whether a completed Minesweeper board is valid. This means that each number is a correct count of mines in cells adjacent to it, including diagonals. The board does not wrap ...
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Optimal Minesweeper on the Largest Board

Overview: Your challenge is to write a program that will play minesweeper optimally, giving the best move in any position. Moreover, you must do this on the largest board possible. Game details: ...
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Minesweeper Solver

We already generated Minesweeper fields, but someone really has to sweep those generated mines before PCG blows up! Your task is to write a Minesweeper Solver that is compatible with a slightly ...
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Working Minesweeper

Similar to generating minesweeper grids, although the challenge is to make a working minesweeper grid. This will be longer code than normal (I think). more information on minesweeper. Minesweeper ...
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Generating Minesweeper grids

Minesweeper is a logic game found on most OS's. The goal of the game is to determine where the mines are on a grid, given numbers indicating the number of mines around that spot. Given a grid size, ...