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Sweeper Genius - Minesweeper-like game (browser game available for testing)

06-02-2017, 11:10 AM
#1
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 101
Sweeper Genius - Minesweeper-like game (browser game available for testing)

EDIT: I've just set up TestFlight for testing so, if anyone is interested, send me your Apple ID and I'll invite you.

Hi everyone,

This is Sweeper Genius, a logic game that combines minesweeper, sudoku and picross.

Basically, you play it like minesweeper: you read the numbers to know how many mines there are in the columns and lines, flag the tiles where you think there's one, and move on. We've added some special tiles to the mix to make things more interesting and dynamic.

Levels are procedurally generated so you can never just memorize it, and it also adds a lot to replayability, of course. This is gonna be a premium, level-based game.

This is me playing an easy level that has a bit of everything just so I can show what the game is about:



So that's it, leave me your email if you wanna try it out. I'm looking forward to hearing your feedback!

And please share with your Minesweeper-loving friends!

Last edited by Felipe MGaia; 12-20-2017 at 09:53 PM. Reason: We now have a TestFlight!
06-02-2017, 07:58 PM
#2
I don't have a non-mobile device to play on but it looks cool and you'd have my support with an iOS version 🙂

06-02-2017, 08:46 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 101
Quote:
Originally Posted by vectorarchitekt View Post
I don't have a non-mobile device to play on but it looks cool and you'd have my support with an iOS version 🙂
Cool, thanks! We just have the browser and android version at this point because we develop on Windows, but I'll let you know when we have the iOS build.
06-02-2017, 10:12 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 3,700
Nice art and Minesweeper variants can be fun. I hope the game play turns out to be good.

Game Center: MarinasideSteve
06-03-2017, 10:52 AM
#5
Hey, just played through the first world and just need to say that this is FANTASTIC!
For once, it's a minesweeper variant that's 100% logical, no guessing required, just pure thought and deduction. As a puzzle fan who has been disappointed with minesweeper variants time and time again, I cannot begin to express how much I appreciate this!

I need to head off for some zzzs but will be playing through the rest of the available levels ASAP. This is really great!
06-05-2017, 02:33 PM
#6
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 101
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheGreatEscaper View Post
Hey, just played through the first world and just need to say that this is FANTASTIC!
For once, it's a minesweeper variant that's 100% logical, no guessing required, just pure thought and deduction. As a puzzle fan who has been disappointed with minesweeper variants time and time again, I cannot begin to express how much I appreciate this!

I need to head off for some zzzs but will be playing through the rest of the available levels ASAP. This is really great!
This is awesome, we're really glad you enjoyed the game this much! It actually took us some tries to get to this design, the original idea was more like a memory than a minesweeper game. Guessing wasn't being as fun as we thought it could be, though, so we started to add thinking to the player's actions... eventually, Genius Sweeper was born. I've just sent you an email answering your PM, btw!
06-05-2017, 02:36 PM
#7
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 101
Oh yes, some people have been saying they can't play the browser version - the best I can do for now is offer an APK with the same build:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/rvlkadfqbk...enius.apk?dl=0

We only have a part-time programmer working on this game so it may still take some time until we set up TestFlight to test the game on iOS, but I'll let you know when it's ready. Meanwhile, anyone interested can already leave their emails here or PM me and I'll invite you as soon as TestFlight is working.
06-10-2017, 11:36 AM
#8
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 101
Another gif for those who couldn't play any of the available versions.

Being a lab sweeper genius isn't an easy task...

12-20-2017, 09:58 PM
#9
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 101
TestFlight

Hey,

For those interested in testing the game, we've just set up a TestFlight.

Just PM me your Apple ID email (or post it here) and I'll send you an invitation to try!