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Super Backgammon

Packaging for Sinclair QL Super Backgammon Inlay for Sinclair QL Super Backgammon

Super Backgammon is a good implementation of the classic board game, published by Digital Precision Ltd.

It includes all of the standard features you would expect, such as the doubling cube. Full instructions appear both on the insert and as help page from within the game.

Advertised features included:

  • Variable playing strength
  • Full on-screen instructions
  • Obeys all the rules of backgammon
  • A real ego-crusher at top level
  • Randomising features ensure a different game each time
  • Fast response speed
  • Plays an aggressive, challenging and entertaining game
  • Dual clocks
  • Computer vs Computer, Player vs Computer, Player vs Player
  • 6 Levels of play
  • Override function to allow you to throw real dice
  • Computer will suggest a move for you
  • Whilst computer is thinking, choose to see current move considered, and best move so far, with evaluation scores

Screenshot of Sinclair QL Super Backgammon by Digital Precision Limited
Title: Super Backgammon
Language: SuperBASIC Compiled with SuperCharge, then later compiled with Turbo
Author: Ian Robinson
Publisher: Digital Precision Ltd
Year of Publication: 1985
Platforms Suitable for: All Sinclair QLs and emulators
Commercial Status: Commercial
Price as at April 1985: £15.95
Reviews: QL User (June 1985), QL User (December 1985)
Sources Available from: n/a
Latest Version available from: Unknown

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