Moby ID: 78252
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The classic board game of Backgammon. The game board is displayed from a top down perspective and is laid out horizontally. The game can be played in one or two player mode. In single player mode the player competes against a computer opponent. The objective of the game is to be the first player to move all fifteen of their pieces off of the board.

The typical rules of Backgammon apply. Players roll two dice (if a pair is rolled it becomes four for that turn with the extra two being a copy of the original pair) to move their pieces to an empty slot, a slot occupied by their own pieces, or a slot that contains only one of their opponents pieces. Doing that will send their opponents piece back to their own home base. While it's a players turn, they can take back a move they made.

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Related Games

Backgammon Royale
Released 1990 on DOS, Amiga, Atari ST
Tommy's Backgammon
Released 1987 on DOS
Released 1977 on TRS-80
Backgammon & Checkers
Released 1986 on Apple II
Color Backgammon
Released 1981 on TRS-80 CoCo
Backgammon Classics
Released 2008 on iPhone
Pro Backgammon
Released 1999 on PlayStation
Backgammon Deluxe
Released 2003 on Windows
Hardwood Backgammon
Released 2005 on Xbox 360, 2015 on Xbox One

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Game added by robMSX.

Game added April 24, 2016. Last modified February 22, 2023.