Classic Computer Magazine Archive COMPUTE! ISSUE 73 / JUNE 1986 / PAGE 114

News & Products

Atari ST Backgammon
Hippopotamus Software has introduced HippoBackgammon, a programmable backgammon game which teaches artificial intelligence theory. HippoBackgammon allows users to modify the artificial intelligence of the game's built-in opponents to test strategies and playing styles. The strategy is based on statistics which predict the probability of winning with certain moves. There are three levels for novice, intermediate, or expert play. The game works on the Atari ST with either color or black and white monitor.
    Retail price is $39.95.
    Hippopotamus Software, Inc., 985 University Ave., Suite #12, Los Gatos, CA 95030.
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