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3DFibs / Re: Convert *mat backgammmon files to *.log with 3DFIBS animation.
« Last post by Eleanora on September 12, 2018, 05:11:01 PM »
thank you so much i didn't knew how to convert it thanks a lot mate
Fibsleagammon / Re: FLG league needs more players! (Silver offer)
« Last post by stog on August 04, 2018, 12:59:19 PM »
New Season beginning
message Tom if you are interested or Register at

thx Tom for all your work
F.I.B.S. general support / .
« Last post by Ashi on July 10, 2018, 12:58:45 AM »
Using backgammon software / Re: Fibs on a Chromebook?
« Last post by Saison on July 04, 2018, 07:01:03 PM »
Thanks Maria, no luck with Crossover. ParlorPlay is not the best but it works on a Chromebook. Hate to stop using fibs but cannot buy a computer just to play ;(

If you hear of anything else please let me know?

Fibsboard Forum Matches / Re: How do 'luck' calculations work..
« Last post by jools on July 04, 2018, 03:22:33 PM »
I know this is really old but I stumbled onto something interesting...

Yesterday I was feeling hard-done-by at my terrible luck, so I logged out and went for a bike ride.  I got about 3km before a car driver took me out. Now my left leg, right arm and, strangely, both thumbs are pretty banged up - so I'm recuperating and reading old threads on backgammon.

I have learned three things...

1. I don't need thumbs to play backgammon, although dressing and feeding myself are pretty tricky.
2. Suddenly, I'm pretty happy with my dice.
3. I have a much better grasp of what bad luck really is.
Using backgammon software / Re: Fibs on a Chromebook?
« Last post by maria on July 02, 2018, 10:56:40 AM »
I'm sorry to hear that about ParlorPlay.  Not because I use it.  I did try it and found it to be the WORST FIBS client I've ever tried, and trust me, I've tried them all.  But I think the GammonBots use it, but I could be wrong.
I know very little about Chromebooks but I found out there is an app called CrossOver that will run Windows programs.
I don't know if it's free of if you have to pay for it, but it might be a solution.
Here is a link to an article about it:

Good luck in your search.
Using backgammon software / Fibs on a Chromebook?
« Last post by Saison on July 01, 2018, 09:29:03 PM »
Looks like Parlorplay is going down. Does anyone have any ideas on how to use Fibs on a Chromebook?

Did you try it out on macOS?

Curious if it's really as bad as the reviews say.
General Chit Chat / Re:
« Last post by Bertold on June 01, 2018, 05:22:28 PM »
It's down for me as well...
Backgammon problems / GNU bg Increase screen font size
« Last post by snowflake on May 14, 2018, 04:06:01 PM »
In GNUbg, how can the font size be increased eg hints / pips on screen (I don't want to put on glasses just to read the pip count). Thanks!
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