Backgammon is one of the most popular board games around. It’s one of those games that require strategy and some luck to succeed in. There are plenty of Backgammon applications available for iPhone, but not too many come with an AI that can keep advanced backgammon players on their toes. Backgammon NJ is such an app. It’s a very good looking backgammon application that can be very tough to beat.
Backgammon NJ is not your average board game. While you can reduce its strength to play with it, it will push you off the board at its highest level. The AI will give you openings, but it does not make serious mistakes. So every throw counts if you intend to beat this game.
The graphics are quite impressive and the animation is very smooth. The game’s settings can be easily customized too. The game offers 4 levels of play and types of games (regular or Nackgammon). You can play it against the computer or a friend right on your iPhone. If you are just learning the ropes, the hint feature can teach you a few things.
Backgammon NJ keeps track of your stats and shows you how you have been faring against the computer. It also lets you customize the look and feel of the app (colors, boards, …). It’s a very solid application for anyone interested in playing some serious backgammon.
- Roman Backgammon
- Backgammon Classics
- Backgammon Pro
- 6 Top Backgammon Apps for iPhone w/ Video
- Backgammon PlayGem HD for iPhone & iPad