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bug #42078: No option for counting triple games?!

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 09 Apr 2014 09:19:05 AM UTC  
 
Originator Name: Daniel BOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Item Group: Feature RequestCategory: Other
Release: 1.01-ReleasePrivacy: Public
Operating System: Windows 7OS Type: 64Bit
Processor Type: IntelSeverity: 3 - Normal
Open/Closed: OpenAssigned to: None
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None

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Fri 11 Apr 2014 04:40:55 AM UTC, comment #3:

I doubt this is a bug. I have a hunch about what you are experiencing. You said " I had an easy gammon but it had 2 chances to move it's last counter out of my inner board and didn't do so. The cube was at 4 and I got 8 points".

My question is this. What was the match length you were playing to? And was the 8 points you were given enough to win the match?

Michael Petch <mdpetch>
Project Administrator
Fri 11 Apr 2014 04:31:47 AM UTC, comment #2:

Ok, well in that case it was a bug that it didn't count it. :D The odd thing was the AI didn't even attempt to avoid it. I had an easy gammon but it had 2 chances to move it's last counter out of my inner board and didn't do so. The cube was at 4 and I got 8 points rather than 12. But I haven't been able to duplicate the bug since then...

Anonymous
Wed 09 Apr 2014 09:36:31 AM UTC, comment #1:

GNUBG counts triple games (also known as BackGammons) and Double games (also known as Gammons). Double and triple games are actually the norm, so it is actually standard to count them. Since they are a part of the standard Backgammon, and that is how GNUBG plays there is no option to turn them off.

You'll need to provide more information about the type of positions where you see this or you can save a match/session as an SGF file and attach it to this bug report for me to make a definitive answer.

Michael Petch <mdpetch>
Project Administrator
Wed 09 Apr 2014 09:19:05 AM UTC, original submission:

Ok, I realize it's popular to not count these, but since they officially are part of the rules (and since gnubg includes several options which are not), I'm quite surprised and slightly annoyed that they aren't even an option in the game.

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