Backgammon

Moby ID: 121904
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Backgammon is a computer adaptation of the board game. It's for one player who competes against an AI opponent. The game uses text based graphics with asterisks and pluses representing the checkers. The game is played with the keyboard. First the player enters the letter of the starting point and then the destination point. The player is allowed to cheat which means that the checkers can be moved forward in any way regardless of what the dice show. There are no limits on number of moves or length of each move. Once all moves have been made the space bar is pressed and the AI will make its moves.

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Classic Backgammon
Released 2002 on Windows
Color Backgammon
Released 1981 on TRS-80 CoCo
Computer Backgammon
Released 1977 on Dedicated console
Dames & Backgammon
Released 1999 on Windows
Backgammon & Checkers
Released 1986 on Apple II
Backgammon 5.0
Released 1983 on PC Booter
Hardwood Backgammon
Released 2005 on Xbox 360, 2015 on Xbox One
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Backgammon Deluxe
Released 2003 on Windows

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Game added by Kabushi.

Game added February 9, 2019. Last modified January 31, 2024.