Pointless Minesweeper Clone
March 26th, 2006


My roommate, a grizzled veteran of Cornell’s CS 211, made an announcement a week or two ago. It was something along the lines of, “gee whiz, I’m glad they didn’t make us write minesweeper as a project. It looks impossible.” To prove my vast intellectual superiority I made a winforms clone in about six or seven hours, including the time it took to draw the graphics and perform extensive “QA.”

You can start the clickonce app from this link.


Screenshot of Minsweeper++

The source will be forthcoming. Bugs and so forth, feel free to contact me. The rendering is a bit on the slow side for my tastes, so you needn’t mention that.