June 18, 2012 in Games (E)
[prMac.com] Luhansk, Ukraine - Backgammon is one of the funniest and oldest games in a convenient format. You can play matches anywhere with your friends and you don't have to carry heavy game board with you. Now the full version is available for your device. You can use this app to play against another person on the same device. Beautiful graphics and animation please the eye. The well designed guide helps you learn the game.
Backgammon is one of the oldest board games for two players. The playing pieces are moved according to the roll of dice, and players win by removing all of their pieces from the board. There are many variants of backgammon, most of which share common traits. Backgammon is a member of the tables family, one of the oldest classes of board games in the world.
Although luck is involved and factors into the outcome, strategy plays a more important role in the long run.With each roll of the dice, players must choose from numerous options for moving their checkers and anticipate possible counter-moves by the opponent. Players may raise the stakes during the game. There is an established repertoire of common tactics and occurrences.
Backgammon playing pieces are known variously as checkers, draughts, stones, men, counters, pawns, or chips.
The objective is to remove (bear off) all of one's own checkers from the board before one's opponent can do the same. The checkers are scattered at first and may be blocked or hit by the opponent. As the playing time for each individual game is short, it is often played in matches, where victory is awarded to the first player to reach a certain number of points.
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