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Old 08-12-2012, 05:05 PM   #1
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Overview
- Estimated achievement difficulty: 1/10
- Offline: 4/4 (50)
- Online: 0 (0)
- Approximate amount of time to 50: 10 minutes (Luck & Skill based)
- Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 4
- Number of missable achievements: None
- Do cheat codes disable achievements?: No Cheats
- Does difficulty affect achievements?: No
- Glitchy achievements: None
- Unobtainable achievements: None
- Extra equipment needed?: Windows 8

Introduction
Minesweeper comes back in Xbox LIVE for Windows 8, with brand new graphics and sound effects. A nice and sweet 50, just in a coffee break time!

Abbreviated Walkthrough
Let's just start with Happens to Everybody 5. Start a game on any difficulty and click on a mine intentionally.

Next, aim for Good Memory 20. Start a new game on easy difficulty, complete the game without marking mines but reveal all other blocks. This also grants Good Start 10.

Finally go for Savior of the World 15. Win a game on both medium and hard difficulty, that's it!

Conclusion
Old school Minesweeper game, free from Windows 8 Marketplace. Why don't you have a try?
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Old 08-12-2012, 05:08 PM   #2
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Savior of the World (15)
Win a game on each board size

Win a game on both medium and hard difficulty.

Good Start (10)
Complete a minefield for the first time

Start a new game on easy difficulty, complete the game.
You will possibly unlock Good Memory along the way if you complete it without marking any flags.

Happens to Everybody (5)
Trigger your first mine

Start a game on any difficulty and click on a mine intentionally.

Good Memory (20)
Complete a minefield for the first time without using any flags

Start a new game on easy difficulty, complete the game without marking mines but reveal all the other blocks.
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Old 08-15-2012, 10:34 PM   #3
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Savior of the World (15)
Win a game on each board size

Win a game on both medium and hard difficulty.
Is this achievement glitched? Won a game on all 3 boards, but it did not unlock for me.

Edit: Won on small and medium again and achievement unlocked.

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Old 08-16-2012, 04:15 PM   #4
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I had to win medium two times.

Also the requirements of the achievement are different than in the game. In the game it says "Win in each board size".

Also2, this is game is very buggy and freezes a lot.
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:33 AM   #5
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You can replay the same board when you fail. I took a picture of each board with my phone after failing and then when you replay it, you know exactly where each mine is.
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:14 AM   #6
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For anyone that wants to get all achievements in less than 20 minutes:

1 - Play a board and try to hit a mine as fast as possible.
2 - Choose View Board and then hit Alt + Print Screen to save a high quality picture to your clipboard.
3 - Open up paint and press Ctrl + V to paste the picture, then hit F11 to go full screen.
4 - Choose Play Same Board in Minesweeper then just Alt + Tab between Paint and Minesweeper.

Your mouse should line up perfectly on both so you can just put it over a mine in paint, Alt+ Tab and you'll be on the same square in Minesweeper. Probably the easiest game to get all points in regardless of skill.
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:09 PM   #7
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You can replay the same board when you fail. I took a picture of each board with my phone after failing and then when you replay it, you know exactly where each mine is.
haha I did the exact same thing!
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