Backgammon Live!

Quick Look: Backgammon Live plays exactly the same as you would with the traditional board. You can play Live, Local or against the Roku. The object of the game is move all your checkers into your own home board and then bear them off. The first player to bear off all of their checkers wins the game. The backgammon link above gives detailed information and strategies for playing the game.

To move a piece, click on it and then click the spot you want to move it to. If you change your mind, click the back button and make a different move.

The game starts out with asking you to create a family-friendly ID, assess your skill level, choose your opponents skill level and add your location (Roku profile used). The game offers the following playing options:

  • Play Live
  • Play Local
  • Play the Computer
  • Tutorials
  • Review Past Games
  • Stats
  • Change Player
  • Friends
  • Schedule
  • Play Other Games: Minesweeper, Solitaire and Sudoku

Another version of backgammon on Roku is available here.

-- Information is current as of June 8, 2017

Developer's Channel Description: Play a relaxing game of Backgammon, in Paradise! Play online with family, friends, or other Roku users - or just play locally with your favorite couchmate. Includes special features like review and playback of your games and the ability to send invitations to your friends. Great fun! (HD/UHD).

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DEVELOPER: PC-Magic Software, LLC

FEES: None