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:
usa Microsoft XBOX (nov.16, 2004) "Atari Anthology [Model 26084]"
usa Sony PS2 (nov.22, 2004) "Atari Anthology [Model SLUS-21076]"
japan Microsoft XBOX (aug.4, 2005) "Atari Anthology [Model B7X-00001]"
usa Sony PlayStation 4 (oct.18,2016) "Atari Flashback Classics Vol.1"
usa Microsoft XBOX One (nov.1,2016) "Atari Flashback Classics Vol.1"

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

COMPUTERS:
usa Steam (mar.24,2016) "Atari Vault [Model 400020]"

OTHERS:
usa "Atari Flashback 3" (sept.16, 2011) by AtGames
usa "Atari Flashback 4" (nov.13, 2012) by AtGames
usa "Atari Flashback 5" (oct.1, 2014) by AtGames
usa "Atari Flashback 6" (sept.15,2015) by AtGames
usa "Atari Flashback 7" (oct.1,2016) by AtGames

SOURCES
Game's ROM.

Page last modified on January 30, 2017