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Console Minesweeper - Kaboom!


Bored of graphics? Annoyed with easy to use interfaces? Prefer to spend longer typing than clicking? Then Console Minesweeper is for you!

I wrote this mainly to increase my knowledge of Visual Basic 2005. It's not meant to be a serious rival to the normal Minesweeper game, it's just an alternative way of playing it.

The size of the board can be changed by specifying a number between 5 and 26 as the first argument.


Console Minesweeper is free and open-source. The code is included with the game.

Download Console Minesweeper (v1.0, Windows, 14kb)


Console Minesweeper requires the Microsoft .Net Framework V2.0, which can be obtained from the Windows Update site.