//thank you, ok the welcome(); is

void welcome()
{
char op ; // opereation
printf("\n");
printf(" // COPYRIGHT Jose Peeterson - 2011 \\\\\n\n");

printf("Welcome to MINESWEEPER in C >>.....\n");

printf("Enter <<\n");
printf(" i for instructions\n");
printf(" any other key to enter game\n");
scanf("%c",&op);

if(op == 'i')
{
printf("OH DEAR, what a shock you are unfortunatly in the midst of a\n");
printf("mine field.\n");
printf("The 8 coordinates surounding a cell can have mines.\n");
printf("when a coordinate is typed the number of mines surrounding \n");
printf("that cell is shown. e.g. when 5 is seen in the cell of the \n");
printf("chosen coordinate it means that 5 mines are likely in the \n");
printf("first neighbour cell in N,NW,NE,E,W,S,SW,SE,the eight \n");
printf("directions,NOW\n");
printf("Enter the coordinates of the x and y plane between 1 to 4\n");
printf("Are you destined to DIE or Live ?\n");
printf("HA ha ha hah, GOOD LUCK\n\n");
return;
}
else
return;

return;
}