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We all remember the much-beloved game Minesweeper, that some of us spent hours upon hours simply playing it. Today we are going to answer some of the frequently asked questions about this game.

What is the trick of Minesweeper?

When you click on a square in it, you will get a number; that number indicates the number of mines around the square; the trick is to open new squares without triggering the mines.

Is Minesweeper a game of luck?

It’s more a game of skill and logic, but a part of it still depends on luck. At some point, you will have a 50/50 chance between two squares being a mine, and you will need your luck to get through.

How do you play Minesweeper?

  1. Open it.
  2. Click on any square.
  3. The goal is to open all squares without triggering a mine.
  4. If you trigger a mine, the game is over.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it good for your brain?

Yes, it is; it helps people improve their logical and hypothetical thinking.

Is there an 8 in Minesweeper?

Although it is extremely rare that you see an 8 into the game, but yes there is an 8.

What does 3 mean in Minesweeper?

Three indicates the number of mines that you need to avoid around the square; it can either be next to it, above it, under it, or even diagonal to it.

Can minesweeper always be solved?

The short answer is yes, every game is solvable. But not every game is easy, meaning it all depends on your logical thinking, probability, and a dash of luck.

How do you use a flag?

You use the flag after confirming that the square is a mine.

Can you hit a mine on the first try?

Usually, the game does not allow the first square you click on to be a mine.

How rare is it to get a 7 in the game?

Yes, it is quite rare to get a 7 in it.




How do I play Minesweeper on Google?

  1. Go to Google’s search engine.
  2. Search for Minesweeper
  3. Click on the first option. Which will be Google’s own game.
  4. Press on the play button, the game will open, and you can begin playing immediately.

Or simply follow this link

What is the Google Minesweeper World Record?

The world record is, 1 second for the easy level, 8 seconds for the medium level, and 29 seconds for the hard level.

Why was Minesweeper removed?

Microsoft removed the old version and added a new version to the Microsoft store that supports ads. 

Minesweepers Google Controls

A left side click from the mouse will uncover the squares. A right-side click will flag the mines. When you run out of flags, a right-click on a flag will toggle it between flagged and un-flagged.

What are the rules to Minesweeper?

  1. Each game starts with a grid of unmarked squares
  2. Click on a random tile to start the game
  3. Safe squares have numbers telling you how many mines touch the square
  4. Use the number clues to solve the game by opening all of the safe squares
  5. If you click on a mine, you lose the game
  6. To flag a mine, right-click on the square
  7. To remove a flag, right-click on the square again
  8. To win the game, click on every square that doesn’t have a mine under it
  9. If you accidentally click a square that has a mine beneath it, the game will be over
  10. The game ends when all safe squares have been opened

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