Posts Tagged ‘Minesweeper’

Bombs Away: An Enormous Game Of Minesweeper

“Bigger is better,” opined the zeitgeist of the ‘eighties. “More is more,” the people cried back. “Let us wear ever-larger shoulder pads that we may be better people and construct ever-larger temples made from Minesweeper to our new digital gods.”

Today I learned that either that has been a real ongoing project for the last three decades or that a company called CineMassive really wants to promote the fact that they have HD video wall technology. Maybe both. Either way, “Minesweeper Super Challenge” now exists. It spreads across 24 screens with a total of 38,799 mines to deal with on expert mode.

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Here’s Every Feature That’s Being Dropped In Windows 10

Here’s everything you should know about Windows 10‘s “feature deprecation” – That’s techno lingo nonsense for “Stuff wot is dropped” from previous iterations of the operating system:

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The End Times: Achievements For Minesweeper

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Until today, I’ve been of the opinion that anyone proclaiming the Mayan apocalypse will strike in 2012 was a half-witted knobhead, but now I too have the incontrovertible proof of impending doom for all humanity.

Windows 8 is odious for many reasons – specifically because it’s an inept mangling-together of three different interfaces, a disturbing attempt to turn the PC into a walled garden and it stealths a shopping channel into the heart of the OS – but hearing that PC game stalwarts Minesweeper, Solitaire and Majong will be re-released and infected with Achievements as part of it drove to me true despair. All hope is lost. The Earth will burn.
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