backgammon

Description

Provides a two player backgammon board play on your website. Uses an HTML-Anchor element.

Features

  • Backgammon online with friends.
  • Play head-to-head with other real players.
  • Play variations include Nackgammon, Longgammon, and Hypergammon.
  • Download finished matches for self analysis using Jellyfish formats.
  • Supports the standard player ELO rating system.
  • Play single and multi-game Matches.
  • Match-play lengths up to 101.
  • Play with or without the Crawford rule.
  • Play with or without the doubling cube.
  • Play with or without the a play timer. 3 different play speeds supported.
  • Compatible with desktop and mobile devices. Play anywhere, anytime.
  • Integration with WordPress via shortcode or widget.

Screenshots

  • Shows the initial widget view prior to establising connection with the SimplyBG server.
  • Shows the pin-form for creating a new backgammon match with another opponent.
  • Shows an example view of the SimplyBG play-board.

Installation

Dowload the plugin to your WP site.
Enabled the plugin.
Add the [backgammon_playboard] shortcode to a post or page content.

FAQ

Does this include Backgammon Tournament Management?

No. Backgammon tournaments are only available via organized efforts provided by a tournament director person. Please contact simplybg@feweb.net for more details.

Can I play for free?

Yes. Your first few matches are free. The play board is offered via SimplyBG where account registration is free and comes with a free subscription that will allow you to play and try out the board manager. After a few matches, affordable annual subscription packages are available. See https://www.simplybg.com/subscribe for more details.

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Contributors & Developers

“backgammon” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0.0

  • Sep-2014, Initial release