After playing for over 4 years, and after trying other backgammon apps, I feel pretty confident that this is the best. Yes there are times playing against the computer that you can tell that it is not going to let you win. Yes the rolls are random & prerolled but this is no guarantee of fairness. The game should alternate first player to be more fair. However it by far a better game and more fair than any other backgammon that I have tried.
Still love the app. Still wish I could hide pip count, while still being able to see the stat in match info. Would really help in improving a weak part of my game. Best backgammon app available. Greatly improves your game and fun to play. I bought extreme gammon for my iPad and it pales in comparison - particularly in the areas of graphics and unobtrusive tips. It would be nice to be able to hide pip count with option to view it at "match info" or "hint." Edit: love it. Thanks for the quick response. Most used app (for good or bad) by far.
Needs option for RNG seed to change randomly on each throw like GNU. Because of the lack of this I find the dice generated may be favouring the AI in some way. It also should have a way of evaluating the luck for each match/game. As I often feel it's heavily loaded towards the AI. Overall I feel it's somewhat overpriced for what it is and nowhere near as good as GNU. However in saying that the AI is as good as GNU when using manual dice. I am playing both GNU and NJ on expert level.
Best backgammon game bar none. Would love to see more difficulty levels though. My ELO hovers around 1700-1725 and I find Hard level frustrating at times but Medium makes too many silly mistakes. Keep up the good work!
I bought this way before I knew about xg and have considered switching, but to be honest, expert level is fantastic for a mobile app. I still use xg on my laptop. Well done to the creator. I feel a bit sorry for him (Jimmy Hu), as amateurs seem unable to grasp that this app doesn't cheat.
Frankly it seems rigged. Whenever the computer is on the bar, it "throws the correct dice to come back on even when there is only one or two points open. As soon as you leave a stone open, the computer got a it next roll, yet hitting the computer's open stones is less likely.
- Bug fix for analyzing two matches in a row with different match lengths