Relentless Logic has already many gameplay elements of Minesweeper,
but there are some significant differences. The size of the minefield is
fixed (14×9), but you can choose the number of bombs between 10 and 40.
The goal is not to disarm the minefield, but just to cross it safely.
Since no markers are set, this is a whole lot more difficult, unless
you just take a chance, which sometimes works if there are not too many
bombs. The game is played with the numeric keypad. Numlock has to be
Relentless Logic was probably the first game of its type for the PC,
though there had been lots for other platforms before. With
Landmine, Larry Ludwick created a
graphical remake a few years later.
- Concept: Minesweeper
- Developers: Conway, Hong, and Smith
- Year: 1984
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