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App Specs
File size:
3.66 MB
January 13, 2012
January 9, 2013

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The premier backgammon game for the Mac since 2003. You can choose from more than 30 beautiful board styles created by several graphic artists. It supports game play in 6 languages: English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, and Dutch.

Download the manual from the game's website.

The game contains all of the options and features to play the game your way, including 7 different ways to move the pieces and 5 skill levels for all levels of play. You can even play using your voice.

It also has a Tutor mode that will help players learn to be a better player faster.

Plus much more...

  • Very easy to use
  • Excellent support at absolutegammon@aol.com
  • Mature program - first released in 2003 and has been improved continuously ever since
  • Play against the Computer
  • Play against another person on the same computer
  • 5 skill levels, providing a challenge for all level of players
  • 3 personalities: Normal, Aggressive, or Conservative
  • Supports game play in English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish and Italian
  • Can play a match of any number of games with the match saved so it can be finished later
  • Choice of 7 methods to move the pieces
  • Can use the Speech Recognition built into OS X to play a game
  • Has a Tutor Mode to help beginners to intermediate players
  • Fast computer play
  • Piece movement is animated - pieces DON'T just appear in the new location
  • Can pick up multiple pieces at once
  • Easily take back as many moves and doubles of the cube as you wish
  • Use the voices built into OS X
  • Digitized sound effects
  • Gives suggestions for moves
  • Gives Doubling Cube Advice
  • Save your game to finish later
  • Switch board direction and colors
  • Setup any board situation.
  • Helpful messages during play using speech & text
  • Select from over 30 beautiful board styles and sizes
  • Add comments when saving a game for later recall
  • Concede games
  • Change the speed of piece movement
  • Select number of automatic doubles
  • Beaver option supported
  • Jacoby rule optional
  • Option to not allow backgammons
  • Option to have winner roll first
  • Easily (1 click) display pipcounts and remaining rolls for both players or have it displayed continuously
  • Automatic Rolls of the dice for faster play
  • Choice of shorter dice sound for faster play
  • Instant replay of computers's last move
  • Option to show possible moves when a piece is picked up or when a piece is passed over
  • Select to pick up either 1 piece at a time or multiple pieces
  • Keeps game and sessions statistics as well as running/cumulative statistics.
  • Option to automatically make moves for you if there is no choice.
  • Can take advantage of a 2 button mouse.
  • Can print the details of the game
  • Can save a picture of the board during play
  • Can choose to have the dice, to be used in the game, saved to a file before the game starts
  • Can select to use the computer's dice rolls instead of yours (for those that think the computer gets better dice rolls)
  • Can select to continue a game that has ended due to the doubling cube being declined or the game being resigned/conceded
  • Plus more...

  • What's New
    Fixed several problems including:

  • the sound routines would crash the game program when the computer was woken from sleep mode. Changed the sound routines to fix it.
  • fixed some issues with the Auto Finish feature
  • the "Random Dice Rolls" file did not display the correct dice rolls
  • replaying with the same dice rolls was not always working correctly

  • Absolute Backgammon (com.gammonsoft.absolutebackgammon) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.

    Default Install Path: /Applications/Absolute Backgammon f/Absolute Backgammon.app

    Minimum OS version: 10.5

    Bundle Information: 7.2.5, Copyright 2003-2011, Gammonsoft