Backgammon Premium 2.6.0
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Turn-Based Online Multi-Player Now Available! Connect with your friends on the Plus+ Network and play Backgammon with them over the Internet! We've added new Leaderboards for Online games for each Game Types. Based on the FIBS algorithm, the leaderboard rankings start at 1500 and go up with every victory and down with every loss. Who will be the top ranking Backgammon player in the world?
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Play the #1 Backgammon game on the App Store! Now with Plus+ integration! Win awards, compete for leaderboard glory and challenge your friends with the Plus+ network.
**Nominated for "Best Dice Game" of 2009 in the 2009 Best App Ever Awards hosted by bestappever.com!**
With 6 unique board designs and a host of great features, including support for the Nackgammon and Old English game variants, Backgammon Premium offers the best Backgammon experience on the App Store. Let us know what you think! Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org to give us your opinion on the latest update!
Play the *ONLY* backgammon game on the App Store with integrated Bluetooth Peer to Peer support. Play with your friends over Bluetooth with no network required! You can also play against the computer in either Easy, Medium or Hard difficulties.
What reviewers have to say:Backgammon Premium is the creme-de-la-creme 'gammon, 9 out of 10 Stars AppAddicts.com
- Play with one of 6 great board designs. Playing on the history of the game, we've included designs for 5 major periods in history. The board choices are: Egyptian, Roman, Medieval, Victorian, Modern and Classic.
- We also support Matches. You can now play single games or play to 3, 5, 9 or 15 points. The Match support is implemented using the Crawford rule.
- We've improved our AI's algorithm, both for doubling decisions and for moves. Pegging the new AI against our previous Hard implementation, it wins over 70% of the games.
- Multiple moves support. You no longer need to move each dice, one at a time, you can now move to the final point in a single tap.
- New setting to invert the game board.
- New setting to disable the dice roll animation.
- Custom numerical-theory-based random number generator with multiple independent sequences for each die to maximize randomness and ensure fairness.
- Doubling games
- Move-assist - highlights available moves
- Single player games against the computer
- On the phone Multi-Player and Blue-tooth peer to peer games.
- Optionally plays sound effects during game play.
- Three levels of difficulty : Easy, Medium and Hard.
- Game statistics, including Dice rolls.
- Play as either Black or White Tokens.
- Indicates current Pip count for each player.
- Unlimited undo functionality in single-player games
Plus+ is a division of ngmoco that brings externally developed titles to the App Store. The Plus+ Network is a social play service free to players that harnesses the iPhone OS 3.0 technology and enables players to create a persistent profile, challenge friends via social channels, compete for leaderboard glory, participate in game events and discover new games.
What's New in version 2.6.0
Now with 100% enhanced graphics for Retina displays! Backgammon has never looked so good on your iPhone 4!
This update also includes several bug fixes and improvements based on customer feedback.
- Requires iOS 3.1 or later