Backgammon [Model CX2617]

The Atari 2600 Cart. by Atari, Inc.

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[CONSOLE] Atari 2600 Cart.

Backgammon © 1979 Atari, Incorporated.


The backgammon board is divided into two halves or tables. The divider is called the bar. The inner table is the portion at the bottom of the playfield; the outer table is the portion at the top of the playfield.

Each table is also divided into halves. The red player's home or inner table is on the lower right side of the playfield; the white player's home or inner table is on the lower left side of the playfield. The red player's outer table is on the upper right side of the playfield; the white player's out table is on the upper left side of the playing field.

Each player's inner and outer table has six points. The point is the area on which you rest your you pieces as you move around the board. Each point is numbered for reference starting in each player's inner table. The white side is number 1 to 12 starting at the bottom right side of the board.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Model CX2617

TRIVIA

Export releases:
PAL "Backgammon [Model CX2617P]"

STAFF

Programmer: Craig Nelson

PORTS

Consoles:


Microsoft XBOX usa (nov.16, 2004) "Atari Anthology [Model 26084]"
Sony PlayStation 2 usa (nov.22, 2004) "Atari Anthology [Model SLUS-21076]"
Microsoft XBOX japan (aug.4, 2005) "Atari Anthology [Model B7X-00001]"

Handhelds:


Nintendo DS usa (mar.8, 2011) "Atari Greatest Hits Vol.2 [Model NTR-BR7E-USA]"

Others:


Atari Flashback 3 usa (sept.16, 2011) by AtGames
Atari Flashback 4 usa (nov.13, 2012) by AtGames
Atari Flashback 5 usa (oct.1, 2014) by AtGames

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on October 13, 2014