If yahoo fixes these things it should be an excellent server for bg. Some
will think it an advantage that there are multiple "game rooms" (I think so
anyway). There are two social lounges, an intermediate lounge, and an
I've played a few games at Yahoo.
You can undo a turn, but you have to do it before your
It's not a bad place to play. Much quieter than FIBS, as you
don't see shouts, game reports, or log ins/outs.
And yes, I KNOW you can toggle these on FIBS. :)
All Java backgammon games do that. FunCom and PlaySite have the same problem. It
>> The biggest one is that it does not recognize the crawford rule.
>> All Java backgammon games do that. FunCom and PlaySite have the same problem.
IRONY: software defficiencies compensate BG-tournament rules defficiency!
The Crawford convention is only an awkward botch, but no one seem willing to reject
it, less because it's opportune and more because he is used to it, since he plays
(For more see former postings, incl. commentary to Kit Woolsey's posting to this
subject - found in DejaNew or Backgammon Gallore.)
editor & publisher of ESSENTIAL BACKGAMMON
We have upgraded our software to support the Crawford rule now.
Let me know if it works ok.
BTW, I'm the engineer for Yahoo! Games. Anyone here should feel free to send
me an email if you have problems with the backgammon game at Yahoo!.
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