By Trivial Technology
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
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 4.5.5
Thank you for all your wonderful support! This update includes fixes to an issue where the multiplayer dialog could be misaligned on some devices.
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My go-to time waster
I've played thousands of games, and love running up the score on the computer. There's a “flaw” in its program that allows it to accept doubling and even double back when it thinks it's ahead, even though its pieces are trapped deeply behind 5 or 6 point blockades.
Update-- better be well ahead so that when the computer rolls doubles 3 consecutive times (and it will), you'll be ready. Update—it’s not rolling doubles so frequently anymore.
I have been playing the Backgammon since I moved from my Palm Phone to an IPhone. I just moved from the free version to this one. I have noticed an interesting twist.
The computer will say that it doesn't have a move when in fact it does. If a man is covered with one of the two rolled numbers. It will move in such a way that it does not become uncovered. This move not an option to the non-computer player.
It's a form of cheating... Just saying. And stop with the adds on the paid version!
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.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Nov 29, 2017
- Version: 4.5.5
- Size: 86.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Trivial Technology
- © 2016, WildCard Games Inc
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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