This is an implementation of Minesweeper in Emacs.
There's a bug tracker.
There are two ways to install minesweeper:
MELPA -- a package manager for emacs. This is the recommended way to install minesweeper.el
- Follow the instructions under "installing" on MELPA's getting started page.
- Restart Emacs, to make it reload your init file.
- Find this package in the package list, and move point (the cursor) there.
i to mark the package for installation.
x to execute the commands and install the marked package.
You can install the game from source. This is not recommended unless you're changing the code.
- Clone this repository.
M-x load-file, then navigate to the repository, and load
- The goal is to reveal all squares that do not have a mine. If you reveal a mine, the game is over. Play carefully!
- Point can be moved with the arrow keys, p/n/b/f, or C-p/C-n/C-b/C-f.
- To reveal squares, either left-click on them, or move point and press space, enter, or
- When a square is revealed, if it is not a mine, there will be a number indicating the count of mines in the neighboring eight squares.
- If a square with no neighboring mines is revealed, all its neighbors will also be revealed.
- Squares can be marked as having a mine in them. To do this, right-click on the square, or move point to it and press
m. Marked squares are protected from being revealed by any means.
- You can choose to reveal all the neighbors of a square by middle-clicking on a square, or moving point there and pressing