GNU Backgammon - Le Bottin des Jeux Linux

GNU Backgammon

Specifications

Title: GNU Backgammon Type: Linux Game
Genre: Puzzle Status:
Category: Puzzle ➤ Board Game ➤ Backgammon Commercial:
Tags: Puzzle; Board game; Backgammon Demo:
Released: Latest : 1.05.002 / Dev : Revision 1.2631 Package Name: gnubg
Date: 2016-07-16 Extern Repo:
License: GPL v3+ Deb Repo: Debian
View: Third person Package: ✓
Graphic: 3D Binary: ✓
Mechanics: Turn-Based Source: ✓
Played: Single & Multi PDA:
Quality (record): 5 stars Quality (game): 5 stars
Contrib.: Goupil & Louis ID: 11283
Created: 2010-08-20 Updated: 2016-08-01

Summary

[fr]: Un moteur et une interface de Backgammon mettant l'accent sur le jeu et l'analyse des positions. Son moteur - pouvant être utilisé avec d'autres interfaces, est basé sur l'algorithme des réseaux neuronaux, son niveau est celui d'un joueur de championnat (1900 à 2000, le classant dans le top 5 / 6000 des joueurs humains sur FIBS). [en]: A world class backgammon application, and it works on many operating systems. It can play, analyse and teach backgammon. Its evaluation engine is based on artificial neural networks. It rates from around 1900 to 2000 on FIBS, the First Internet Backgammon Server -- at its strongest, it ranks in the top 5 of over 6000 rated players there, and is gradually improving; it should be somewhat stronger than this when released.

Videos

Trailer / Gameplay [en] / [en] / [fr] :

Links

Website & videos
[Homepage 1 2] [Dev site 1 2 3] [Features/About] [Screenshots] [Videos ht(o) ht(o) g g ht g g g[ru] g[jp] g] [WIKI] [FAQ] [RSS] [Changelog 1 2 3 4]

Commercial : (empty)

Resources
[FIBS (First Internet Backgammon Server)]
Technical informations
[Open Hub] [FFBG [fr]]

Social
Devs (GNU Backgammon Team [en]) : [Site] [Forums] [twitter] [YouTube] [Interview 1 2]
Game : [Blog] [Forums] [twitter] [YouTube]

On other sites
[Wikipedia (Backgammon) [fr] [en]]
[Debian]

Reviews


News / Source of this Entry (SotE) / News (SotN)

Description [fr]

Un moteur et une interface de Backgammon mettant l'accent sur le jeu et l'analyse des positions, par la GNU Backgammon Team.

GNU Backgammon (gnubg) est un moteur et une interface mono (IA) et multijoueur (1 vs 1 en local ou sur FIBS) permettant de jouer et d'analyser les positions de Backgammon.
Son moteur - pouvant être utilisé avec d'autres interfaces, est basé sur l'algorithme des réseaux neuronaux, son niveau est celui d'un joueur de championnat (1900 à 2000, le classant dans le top 5 / 6000 des joueurs humains sur FIBS).

GNU Backgammon Team :
Joseph Heled, Oystein Johansen, Jonathan Kinsey, David Montgomery, Jim Segrave, Joern Thyssen, Gary Wong, Christian Anthon, Michael Petch, Philippe Michel & contributors.



GNU Backgammon est une application de backgammon de classe mondiale, et il fonctionne sur de nombreux systèmes d'exploitation. Il peut jouer, analyser et enseigner le backgammon. Son moteur d'évaluation est basée sur les réseaux neuronaux artificiels.

Description [en]

GNU Backgammon is a world class backgammon application, and it works on many operating systems. It can play, analyse and teach backgammon. Its evaluation engine is based on artificial neural networks.

GNU Backgammon (gnubg) is for playing and analysing backgammon positions, games and matches. It's based on a neural network. In the past twelve months it has made enormous progress. It currently plays at about the level of a championship flight tournament player. Depending on its parameters and its luck in recent games, it rates from around 1900 to 2000 on FIBS, the First Internet Backgammon Server -- at its strongest, it ranks in the top 5 of over 6000 rated players there, and is gradually improving; it should be somewhat stronger than this when released. Since almost all of the CPU time required during supervised training is spent performing rollouts, and rollouts can easily be performed in parallel, it is hoped that users will be able to pool rollout results and collectively train it to a level stronger than any individual could obtain.

You may play GNU Backgammon using the command line or a graphical interface (based on GTK+). GNU Backgammon will run on many operating systems. Currently you can enjoy playing on:

• GNU/Linux
• Free BSD
• Sun Solaris
• MacOS X
• MS Windows Win2000 SP4, XP, Vista, Win7, and Win8

Features

☑ Jeu vs humain ou humain vs humain,
☑ dés automatiques ou manuels,
☑ effets sonores,
☑ interface vectorielle,
☑ mode professeur,
☑ aspect du plateau paramétrable (couleurs, thèmes, type de bois, 2D ou 3D, effets de lumières, ...),
☑ et une myriade d'autres options non détaillées sur cette fiche, ...


☑ A command line interface (with full command editing features if GNU readline is available) that lets you play matches and sessions against GNU Backgammon with a rough ASCII representation of the board on text terminals.
☑ Support for a GTK+ interface with a graphical board window. Both 2D and 3D graphics are available.
☑ Tournament match and money session cube handling and cubeful play. All governed by an underlying cubeless money game based neuralnet.
☑ Support for both 1-sided and 2-sided bearoff databases: 1-sided bearoff database for 15 checkers on the first 6 points and optional 2-sided database kept in memory. Optional larger 1-sided and 2-sided databases stored on disk.
☑ Automated rollouts of positions, with lookahead and race variance reduction where appropriate. Rollouts may be extended.
☑ Automatic and manual annotation (analysis and commentary) of games and matches.
☑ Record keeping of statistics of players in games and matches (both native inside GNU Backgammon and externally using relational databases and Python).
☑ Loading and saving analyzed games and matches as .sgf files (Smart Game Format).
☑ Exporting positions, games and matches to: (.eps) Encapsulated Postscript, (.gam) Jellyfish Game, (.html) HTML, (.mat) Jellyfish Match, (.pdf) PDF, (.png) Portable Network Graphics, (.pos) Jellyfish Position, (.ps) PostScript, (.sgf) Gnu Backgammon File, (.tex) LaTeX, (.txt) Plain Text, (.txt) Snowie Text
☑ Import of matches and positions from a number of file formats: (.bkg) Hans Berliner's BKG Format, (.gam) GammonEmpire Game, (.gam) PartyGammon Game,
(.mat) Jellyfish Match, (.pos) Jellyfish Position, (.sgf) Gnu Backgammon File, (.sgg) GamesGrid Save Game, (.tmg) TrueMoneyGames, (.txt) Snowie Text
☑ Python Scripting ability.
☑ Native language support; 13 languages complete or in progress: cs_CZ, da_DK, en_GB, en_US, fr_FR, de_DE, is_IS, it_IT, ja_JP, ro_RO, ru_RU, es_ES and tr_TR

Test [fr]

Test (GNU Backgammon 0.90.0 Feb 5 2012) de goupildb :
(testé 5 min).
Une interface très complète comportant une quantité énorme d'options. Les effets sonores sont également de la partie.
Plusieurs volets permettant d'afficher différentes informations peuvent êtres activés ou non.
N'ayant aucune connaissance dans le jeu, je n'ai pas poussé les tests très loin, néanmoins l'interface est mature : à la fois complète et claire.
Excellent!