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Backgammon Masters is a faithful recreation of the classic board game. It improves upon the original game by offering variants and a lot of match-making options.

What's New

- Added Elo rating calculation before match for win/loss
- Game does not count if a connection timeout occurs and one of the players has not rolled the dice (for all games except tourneys) or one of the players has made a forbidden move (for all games except tourneys). Player who made the forbidden move is banned for 60 minutes.
- Changed experience algorithm. Now experience is being summarised from length of all matches not depending on the result of the match
- Fixed game mode with no time limit. Now it will always be enabled only when inviting friends
- Fixed Bluetooth game
- Fixed bug when game does not launch upon push notification
- With one click mode bigger dice will always be displayed first
- Fixed crashes

App Description

BACKGAMMON #1 IN RUSSIA AND TURKEY!

"The game is exactly what a backgammon app should be. It has a great look, detailed instructions, and is faithful to the original game. The number of match-making offerings is impressive and the controls are easy to use." -- 148apps

"To put it simply, Backgammon Masters is one gorgeous looking application." -- TheiPhoneAppReview

Backgammon Masters is a wonderfully executed game of backgammon in medieval style. It has very simple and easy to use interface for real fans of this popular board game! Backgammon is one of the oldest board games in the world, beginnings of which date back to more than 5000 years. Despite its old age millions of people all around the world enjoy this game up to this day. Play with friends, organize tournaments and improve your skill! One match will only take you 5 to 30 minutes.

Features:
● 5 backgammon styles: Backgammon, Narde, Nackgammon, Old English and Tawla
● 5 game modes: Online game, Bluetooth peer-to-peer, against AI, Hotseat and Game Center
● 100% fair and completely random dice rolls
● Option to check dice fairness in the game
● 6 beautiful boards: Classic, Metal, 10,000BC, Profi, Casino and White Crocodile!
● 2 difficulty levels in game vs AI
● Full Game Center Support (16 achievements, ability to play with friends and a leader board)
● Daily tournaments in backgammon and narde
● Extensive match statistics.
● Share your success on Facebook or Twitter!
● Find new friends and opponents in global chat!
● Elo score support and skill levels for players. Can you reach the top?
● Free updates!
● Highlighting available moves, Undo function, Online Chat and much, much more.
● DICE+ support 

You can get Backgammon Masters HD with Retina support here:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/backgammon-masters-hd/id584330665?mt=8

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App Screen Shots

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App Changes

May 31, 2014 New version 1.6.5
April 09, 2014 New version 1.6.4
April 03, 2014 New version 1.6.3
January 25, 2014 New version 1.6.2
December 20, 2013 New version 1.6.0
December 13, 2013 New version 1.5.11
August 17, 2011 Initial Release

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