You can play electronic backgammon anywhere and anytime
You might remember the feeling. Bored, nothing to do and nothing interesting to watch
on the television. You would really love an interesting game of backgammon, but is
raining cats and dogs outside and you don't want to go out to your club, and you don't
expect anyone to come to you.
That is all history, of course. One of the benefits of the internet revolution is that now
you can play electronic backgammon anywhere and anytime.
Backgammon has always been popular as a thinking person's game. Played for more than a
millennium, it was always regarded as a game that requires an in depth knowledge of
strategy, a logical chain of thought and an infinite level of patience to enjoy the game
and to win consistently.
Its transition to the internet has been smooth, with software developers doing this
grand old game the justice it deserves, by providing state of the art three dimensional
software to recreate the authenticity of a live atmosphere as closely as possible. Now
electronic backgammon can be played for fun or for real money in online tournaments and
leagues taking place all over the world.
Online friendships can be formed where you can chat on a variety of subjects, sports,
politics, cars and anything that comes to mind.
Electronic backgammon has made the world a very small place for many people, none more
so than the regular international traveler. Stuck many miles from home, they can while
away many a long hour by linking up their lap top computer to their favorite backgammon
site. This is a scene being repeated either in an airport lounge or a lonely hotel room
from anywhere in the world, by playing through Flash animated software. Who would have
imagined, just a few short years ago, what electronic backgammon could bring?