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by furdell
Tue Jan 16, 2007 11:21 pm
Forum: Hardwood Backgammon
Topic: Playing the lower die only
Replies: 22
Views: 22196

It's wrong to do it, because it's against the rules of backgammon...it would be like letting a bishop in chess move like a knight. If you're willing to do that, you're not really playing chess anymore. But the real problem is that the AI doesn't have any such moral compunctions, and will gladly bend...
by furdell
Tue Jan 16, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: Hardwood Backgammon
Topic: Two Ways H.B. Breaks the Rules of Backgammon
Replies: 9
Views: 8920

Two Ways H.B. Breaks the Rules of Backgammon

I love backgammon, so naturally I enjoy this game...but sometimes the rules of backgammon get broken, and that upsets me. Is it even a valid game if the first roll is technically illegal? Anyway, here are three changes I'd like to see in H.B.: 1.) In backgammon, the players decide who rolls first by...