[4:30 PM] More Minsweeper Madness In The Form Of A Public Beta
In what is turning into a bonanza week for Minesweeper fans, another Minesweeper game has hit the market. Carrot Software has released a public beta of their version called Mega Minesweeper. Mega Minesweeper is a feature packed collection of Minesweeper games, and the company even provides a list of reasons for you to try it. ;-) According to Carrot Software:
Carrot Software is pleased to announce the availability of Mega Minesweeper in a public beta release. It is now available for download. This game is being released to the Macintosh community as freeware!
Some of it's features:
Supports fields sizes of up to 32,767 x 32,767
Thousands of colors for great looking graphics!
Fully optimized for Appearance Manager (proportional thumbs, theme compliant dialogs, live scrolling, etc.)
Offscreen drawing to support flicker-free updates and FAST scrolling.
Allows user interaction while playing.
Save and Open Games via Navigation Services or Standard open/save boxes.
Floating Window containing Statistics.
Floating Navigator window.
Choose from Small, Medium, or Large field sizes.
Customize the appearance of Mega Minesweeper with Theme based plug-ins.
Customize the sound effects with plug-ins.
System Requirements: - PowerPC running 8.1 or newer (8.6 recommended) - Monitor that supports thousands of colors (16-bit)
Reasons to try it:
"Ah, I can finally get rid of Virtual PC!"
"Perhaps the most convincing argument to date against running Windows"
"The best of Windows is now available on the Mac... FREE!"
"The best of Windows is now available on the Mac. Only better. As usual."
"Because Mac users have down time, too. Sometimes."
"One less reason for PC Weenies to bash the Mac."
"Do not exceed daily dosage without a prescription."
"Warning: Contents may be extremely addictive."
"For people who want to have even less of a life than they do now."