By Trivial Technology
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Play the #1 Backgammon on the App Store! Now with the best online Backgammon experience with background match-making and two ways to play online: Turn-based gameplay or live games via Game Center. Challenge your friends, play against random opponents, compete for leaderboard glory, and earn achievements.
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** Recommended by MacWorld as a Top Download for your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad in their November 2010 issue.
** “Backgammon Premium is the crème-de-la-crème ‘gammon’” 9 out of 10 stars Appaddicts.com!
** Nominated for “best dice game of 2009 in the 2009 Best App Ever Awards hosted by bestappever.com!
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Backgammon is believed to have started in Persia, eventually finding its way to Britain with the Roman conquest in the 1st century and was played by Emperor Claudius who even had his carriage equipped with a playing board! It became such a gambling mania that it was declared illegal under the Republic.
Playing on the history of the game, there are 6 visually pleasing, rich board designs; Egyptian, Roman, Medieval, Victorian, Modern and Classic.
We also offer, out of the box, two classic game variations: “Old English” and Nackgammon. “Old English” is the most popular game variation in England. Nackgammon is a more challenging variation designed to add more creativity and skill to the game.
With integrated Bluetooth Peer-to-Peer support you can play with your friends over Bluetooth with no network required! You can also play against the computer in either Easy, Medium or Hard difficulties, or play with a friend on a single device.
- Two ways to play online: Turn-based or live with Game Center
- Background match-making: search for opponents while you play!
- Single Player Games (with Easy, Medium, Hard or, soon, with our brand-new Expert player)
- Match support! Play to 3, 5, 9 or 15 points with Doubling. Matches use the Crawford Rule
- On the phone Multiplayer and Bluetooth peer to peer games
- Move-Assist, highlights available moves
- Unlimited “Undo” in single-player games
- Extensive game statistics
- Designed for iPhone & iPad
What's New in Version 4.4.2
Thanks for all your wonderful support! This update includes several bug fixes based on your feedback.
We appreciate every App Review, so keep them coming!
Always my game of choice
This specific backgammon app was the first I downloaded and it's my go-to game. I've played it for YEARS, first on my old desktop computer, then my smartphone as well as iPad. It's provided countless hours of entertainment while waiting for dr appts, during sleepless nights, riding public transportation, and whenever I need a stress reliever. I'm not a backgammon pro; I don't play this expecting to be challenged in a difficult way nor do play just so I can win every time. While some seem to provide great detail and in-depth reviews regarding the technical aspect, I just know what I like. For many years, through many upgrades, I've enjoyed this particular game of backgammon by the app developer. As the saying goes, don't fix what ain't broke! This is a reliable app, it always works, I've never experienced glitches, so I'm sticking with what I know is a winner.
Excellent - if not quite perfect - backgammon.
Love this game - by far my favorite and most played game on either my iPhone or iPad.
My only complaint is that "hard" isn't nearly challenging enough. I rarely lose, and while I know I'm a good player, I know I'm not THAT good.
Other than that very minor complaint, it's a fantastic game. If there were a harder level, I'd give the game the full five stars.
I've been playing this game for a long time. My only complaint is that some of the decisions made by the computer are questionable. Specifically, the decision to accept doubling doesn't take position into account. It is something that I can exploit. Ridiculous complaint though, right? If I can be that nitpicky then that should be a testimony to how good the game is! Get it and enjoy!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Oct 20, 2016
- Version: 4.4.2
- Size: 72.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Trivial Technology
- © 2016, WildCard Games Inc
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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