You are probably familiar with Minesweeper for the Microsoft Windows platform. The game got its roots from various games of similar nature that were developed in the 1980’s. You will find the basic Minesweeper structure in a variety of other puzzle games such as Sonic Battle, Mole Control and Vinesweeper.
The object of Minesweeper is to clear a grid without landing on hidden mines that are placed in various spots on the grid. When you uncover a square on the grid, numbers reveal how many mines are in the vicinity of that particular square. Use your deductive reasoning skills to identify all of the mines. To identify the mines, you have to make the square without actually landing on it. If you land on a mine, the game is over and you lose. The game is also a race against time. This should push you to improve your speed as well as strategy as you play more and levels of the game.
The Kindle version of Minesweeper has some great features that will assist you as you play. You can turn on hints that will help you learn the game. It also comes with three levels of difficulty and a wide selection of puzzles to solve. The greater the difficulty level, the larger the grid becomes. The game also records your high scores so you can keep track of them.
Minesweeper is not the most exciting game in the world, but it can be addicting. The Kindle adds portability and allows you to play in so many more places. This game is great for the Kindle platform because of its simple design. Best of all, the application is free and a vast improvement over the Kindle’s built in version. If it’s free, there’s nothing to lose.