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It was at first extensible on platforms that support [[Guile]].
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GNU Backgammon

strong backgammon program

GNUBG is a strong backgammon program (world-class with a bearoff database installed) usable either as an engine by other programs or as a standalone backgammon game. In addition to supporting simple play, it also has extensive analysis features, a tutor mode, adjustable difficulty, and support for exporting annotated games. It can be played either from a GTK+ graphical interface, optionally with a 3D board, or from a simple text console.

It was at first extensible on platforms that support Guile.



Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:gnubg



version 1.06.001 (stable)
released on 16 December 2017

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VCS Checkout

cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.savannah.gnu.org:/sources/gnubg co gnubg


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Leaders and contributors

Philippe Michel Maintainer
Michael Petch Maintainer
Achim Mueller Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gnubg
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/gnubg
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-gnubg
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/gnubg

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitegtk
Weak prerequisitereadline
Weak prerequisitegdbm
Weak prerequisiteguile

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 10 May 2018.


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