# Twelve Minesweeper mines that make twelve 4s

Can you place twelve mines on a Minesweeper grid such that they create twelve 4s? The size of the grid can be arbitrary. The mines may create numbers other than 4s, but those are irrelevant.

Good luck!

## 2 Answers

How about (horrible ascii depiction):

..*..*..
.444444.
********
.444444.
..*..*..

• That's correct! Well done. Sep 17, 2019 at 9:15
• Nice, couldn't figure it out myself. Sep 17, 2019 at 10:09

The answer to this question and its generalizations (more mines in larger grids) can be found in my sequence here:

https://oeis.org/A302928

The actual solutions are here:

https://oeis.org/A302928/a302928.txt