XG Mobile Backgammon

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About this game

Learn how to play the classic game of backgammon like a pro with the strongest backgammon program in the world. The app endorsed by the US Backgammon Federation (USBGF) and featured in Primetime Backgammon Magazine is available for FREE in the App Store!
XG Mobile is the portable version of the acclaimed program "eXtreme Gammon" for PC. You can now have the power and accuracy of eXtreme Gammon in the palm of your hands.
XG Mobile is the perfect app for all strengths of players:
• Are you a beginner? no worries, XG Mobile will let you know when you make a mistake. That’s a fun and efficient way to improve your skills
• Are you an expert player? You can practice against a world class opponent.

XG Mobile features:
• The strongest backgammon program on Android (and also on iPhone and iPad).
• Play against computer opponents ranging in skill from Beginner to World Class.
• 2-player mode: play against friends using XG Mobile as a portable board (please note: live play, not online).
• Play unlimited sessions or matches.
• Choice of Backgammon or NackGammon Variation.
• High Quality Graphics (optimized for Retina displays) , choice of multiple boards and checkers.
• Share positions on Facebook, twitter etc...
• Ask the computer for hint at any time.
• Tutor mode analyzes your choice as you play and warns you of any mistake you made, allowing you to reconsider your choice.
• Training mode also analyzes your choice as you play and lets you know of any mistake you made. You cannot reconsider your choice
• Setup a position, analyze it or even start a session from this position.
• Games are Saved and can be copied using iTunes or emailed for later analysis on your Mac or PC.
• Extensive profile information tracking your level of play, your results and dice statistics.
• Competition mode allows you to play in live tournament conditions (no help, no pip count, etc...).
• Integrated help, including backgammon rules.
If you’re looking for the best backgammon app on the market, download XG Mobile Backgammon now and enjoy the program players trust
Updated on
Jul 10, 2017

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2.68K reviews
Howard Blum
May 25, 2022
It's a good app in some respects, but you need extreme patience. The app is RIGGED to win. It's just not possible for the app to randomly getting the perfect roll of the dice as often as it does. It's a great tool to learn the game, to practice and to fill time. Just don't get disheartened when it wins too often. Also, when in training mode if you think the suggested move is wrong, you will win more often if you take the move you think best.
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Glenn Zorpette
June 2, 2022
Best backgammon program. It's the only one I've found (I've tried more than a dozen) that does not cheat. However, it crashes occasionally and apparently has not been updated in almost 2 years. Hence 4 stars rather than 5. Update, 6/2/22: it crashes more than occasionally. It's so unstable it's basically useless.
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A Google user
September 15, 2019
In most ways this app is fantastic. It's the mobile version of some powerful software that serious backgammon players use. If you use the tutor mode at the highest level (you have to get the premium version for that) it's a bit like being taught by a backgammon master., albeit one that teaches by yelling out "huge blunder" every time you, well, make a huge blunder. The problem? The app regularly CRASHES, sometimes crashing my tablet in the process. Fix this and it's an easy 5 stars.
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What's new

- Added an easy way to set the computer strength on the new game screen.
- Show Pip count when showing hint no matter what the Pip count setting is.
- Added Threshold and option for Tutor/Training Mode (Options>>Game Options)

- Not starting in Airplane Mode
- Minor fixes.