Backgammon Deluxe Free!
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Backgammon Deluxe Free! is a wonderful version of one of the oldest two player dice board games. Players win by removing all of their pieces from the board. Although luck is involved and factors into the outcome, strategy plays a more important role in the long run. Play against the computer or with a friend. This is a great family game!
3 levels of AI gameplay (easy, medium and hard) lets you keep having fun as you improve your game.
★ 3 levels of AI (easy, medium and hard)
★ Play against the computer or against another person in 2 player mode.
★ Great sounds.
We hope you enjoy Backgammon Deluxe Free! For extra boards and background music you can buy the complete Backgammon Deluxe!.
What's New in Version 1.0.6
Fixed a problem selecting pieces in middle bar.
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I am at best an average player, but at its most difficult setting I can beat this game almost every time - often scoring gammons and occasionally a backgammon. Curiously it doesn’t keep score. If it did I would probably be winning by a ratio of more than 50 to 1. Whoever programmed this does not know much about backgammon tactics. It is absurdly aggressive and does not weigh the consquences of its moves. It will almost automatically hit any open piece in its own home court without regard for protecting its own open pieces in that area. Once you have set up your home court defensively, just open up pieces in its home and watch the slaughter. It just keeps hitting these pieces no matter how many you keep knocking it back The only way it ever wins is with many freaky lucky rolls that keep you off the board - extremely rarely.
If you make a mistake - say you move your first chip, but realize you need to place your chips differently (happens a lot for me when I throw doubles), you CANNOT undo - PERIOD! I’m sure they did this to prevent people from constantly undo-ing to get the roll they want … but there are ways to implement undo so that players cant undo dice rolls or completed moves (so throw in an option for the player to confirm that they are done with their move so that they can undo all they want until they click on DONE - that would be a nice touch) … but I doubt this company will implement any such thing as even their checkers game forces you to jump when you have a jump on the board … no way to turn that off either
Free and well worth it
Talk about getting what you pay for. A monkey could beat this game every time on the hardest level, it doesn’t keep score, the pieces are too touchy and can accidentally move with no undo, and the computer gives itself the first move 95% of the time.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Feb 12, 2013
- Version: 1.0.6
- Size: 12.9 MB
- Languages: English, Spanish
- Seller: SAM L DENHARTOG
- © 2011 by EnsenaSoft, S.A. de C.V.
Compatibility: OS X 10.8 or later