About Minesweeper Game Starting

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About Minesweeper Game Starting

Post by abiu » Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:08 am

I think a new style starting: when u click smiley or press F2, the game can give u a beginning that is AUTO , RANDOM, with Openning, instead manual first left click, and time counter also starts at once.
it is more fair than current version for player's beginner score ;)

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Re: About Minesweeper Game Starting

Post by EWQMinesweeper » Tue Sep 22, 2009 10:07 am

nice suggestion, but 'unfortunately' it'd be cheating or just unfait towards current and historic sweepers scores on beginner

also i think it has already been realised in a few versions of minesweeper (minesperfect, hi-games, minesweeperlive)

and btw, imho beginner is not really that unfair - patience to wait for an easy board and eventually having to finish thousands of boards shouldn't be underrated (and still i wouldn't mind one day seeing all lucky 1s games removed from the rankings...)
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Re: About Minesweeper Game Starting

Post by KamilSaper » Tue Sep 22, 2009 11:42 am

I agree with [name removed], usually I don't play Beginner because it's quite pointless, but every time I want to get 1s, I get at least one in a few hours playing. And notice that only 1 of my 58 1s games was lucky clicking :D
0.49 - 7.03 - 31.13
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Re: About Minesweeper Game Starting

Post by RonnyDeWinter » Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:44 am

I agree. It would give an unfair advantage, so an option like that wouldn't result in official records.
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Re: About Minesweeper Game Starting

Post by Tjips » Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:15 pm

Imo, beginner doesn't mean anything anyway. But I am glad that I have a 1s :D , and that it wasn't a lucky solve :D
The number of minesweeper boards:
Exp: 140055249834355336357264746443955277014822625680974475320364702381803619892657792049596418323789908370400 (1.4e104)
Int: 13115156192346373485000211099954895788134532256 (1.3e46) &
Beg: 18934455246 (1.9e10)

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