A possible explanation for the Board Cycle Bug of Microsoft Minesweeper

Abstract

The Microsoft version of the game Minesweeper has a known bug that makes sequences of boards appear again after generating thousands of boards, in a cycle, disturbing the random nature of the game. This article exposes the results of a research made in 2004, as well as the subsequent secondary discoveries, like the existence of boards made of combinations… (More)

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@inproceedings{Camargo2006APE, title={A possible explanation for the Board Cycle Bug of Microsoft Minesweeper}, author={Rodrigo Pauperio Soares de Camargo}, year={2006} }