Backgammon Blitz

Backgammon Blitz


Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 8 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
2.2.1
File Size:
23.2MB
Date Added:
March 26, 2007
Price:
Free to try (Some features disabled); $23.00 to buy
Operating Systems:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Total Downloads:
11,991
Downloads Last Week:
4
Additional Requirements:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    3.1

    out of 8 votes

    • 5 star: 3
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 1
  • Current Version:

    2.4

    out of 5 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 1
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  • 2 stars

    "Nothing random about the dice rolls"

    March 02, 2011   |   By milogreen

    Version: Backgammon Blitz 2.2.1

    Pros

    Can be fun and challenging but the dice are not random...

    Cons

    If you played backgammon or dice before you can tell this thing is rolling random dice

    Summary

    Like I said it can be fun and challenging but dice rolls are random and bgblitz in not...

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  • 2 stars

    "I counted. Opponent gets many more doubles than I do."

    September 01, 2010   |   By aj611

    Version: Backgammon Blitz 2.2.1

    Pros

    I love backgammon, so I'll play anyway. I enjoy the occasional popup of alternative moves.

    Cons

    I kept track, and the odds are in favor of the opponent, at least as far as doubles go. Just count how many come up in any game. In a series of three games, 15 doubles went to my opponent, and I got five. That was about the worst. Usually its 3 to 2.

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  • 5 stars

    "Strong AI, nice GUI"

    April 21, 2010   |   By dafenil

    Version: Backgammon Blitz 2.2.1

    Pros

    Gives you all the information you need to improve your skill level.
    Nice boards.
    Good value for money - bought my license 5 years ago and still get free updates.

    Cons

    Nothing really

    Summary

    I learned a lot just by playing BGBlitz once in a while

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  • 2 stars

    "Better for Pros"

    May 24, 2009   |   By JohnnyBrigantine

    Version: Backgammon Blitz 2.2.1

    Pros

    Very Strong AI, great graphics, feature laden

    Cons

    lacks basics for average players

    Summary

    Mr. Berger has obvioulsly directed this game to foks who play Bacgammon for a living. It is loaded with statistical features most players would never use or even recognize. Yet such basic features as ratings are missing. As a result there is no way to know if your play is improving. Also most players want a "hint" or "best move" button. This feature is included but you have to first access it through a menu, get a numerical list of best moves and then ask to have it shown to you graphically. When the pieces move they are obsured by the dialog box and move so fast you have no idea of the best move. 3D fibs handles both of these issues very easliy for the avergae player and it is free.
    If you're a pro this program provides a great feature set at a resonalbe price (compaared to Snowie or Jellyfish). However the other 99 % of players shoudl avoid it.

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  • 1 stars

    "waste of time!"

    January 09, 2008   |   By mushroomorange

    Version: Backgammon Blitz 2.2.1

    Cons

    The website tells us it doesn't cheat. Yes it does!! Its like playing against someone who has the perfect game every game. When it leaves itself open you will NOT get the dice you need....ever. Therefore it can play however it likes knowing its safe. Even if you try to play an unorthodox game it will throw the right dice for its benefit. If this consistently happened in a real match you would assume the dice were loaded therefore not a great teaching aid as it doesnt reflect the real game i.e. skill but a large amount of lucky dice!!

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