This is not a detail history. It does not mention all changes in detail.

6.1.0 (5.22.15)

- improved compatibility with Yosemite
- fixed any known problems
- check out the other 6 board styles and sizes at http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

6.0.7 (10.21.14)

- improved compatibility with Yosemite
- fixed any known problems

6.0.5 (2.15.14)

- fixed a problem that could cause a crash when rolling the dice with a piece on the BAR

6.0.4 (10.23.13)

- minor change to make it more compatible with Mavericks

6.0.3 (10.19.13)

- version 6.0.2 didn't work with OSX 5. Should now.

6.0.2 (10.16.13)

- if Click After Move (for you) was selected, the Done button would appear prematurely. Pressing it could end your turn without making all of your moves. Fixed.
- fixed any know problems.

6.0.1 (8.5.13)

- depending on how you quit the game (there are more than 4 ways) your changes to preferences and stats might not have been saved. Fixed.
- fixed any know problems

6.0 (7.22.13)

- NEW - can now select to display the pipcount all of the time on the board. Select it in Preferences/Misc tab
- NEW - can now select to have the dice rolled automatically if the cube is not being used
- improved cube handling with the Jacoby rule selected
- improved play with no backgammons selected
- improved play and cube handling in general
- fixed several minor problems
- made several minor interface enhancements
- the password scheme was changed for this version, requiring a new password.

5.9.3 (10.3.12)

- works with 10.5 (Snow Leopard) and later including Mountain Lion
- Apple's sound routines don't work correctly on all machines so had to make a workaround
- check out the other 6 board styles and sizes at http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

5.9.2 (10.1.12)

- works with 10.5 (Snow Leopard) and later including Mountain Lion
- replaced the sound (piece/dice/etc) routines due to problems with Mountain Lion
- made several minor interface enhancements
- with acey deucey variant, the possible move lights did not always show when the cursor was over the pieces off the board at the start of a game. Fixed.
- check out the other 6 board styles and sizes at http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

5.9.1 (9.14.12)

- works with Lion and Mountain Lion
- no changes except for code-signing the game so that it can started up with Mountain Lion as a trusted developer

5.9 (9.5.12)

- works with Lion and Mountain Lion
- added option to play beep sound or not when speech it turned off
- a couple of test messages was accidentally left in v5.8.9. They are gone now.
- with the Offer Concessions selected (in backgammon), the points was zero. Fixed.
- fixed several other minor problems- fixed any known problems

5.8.9 (9.2.12)

- works with Lion and Mountain Lion
- several interface changes
- fixed a couple of problems that could happen at the end of an acey deucey game with 1-2 roll
- fixed any known problems

5.8.8 (8.20.12)

- in 5.8.6, the dice were not showing until after the roll sound finished. They now show.

5.8.6 (8.11.12)

- v5.8.5 was accidentally set for OSX 10.6 and above instead of 10.5 and above. Now works with 10.5
- several other minor improvements
- fixed any known problems

5.8.5 (7.31.12)

- added Dice Rolls Distribution and analysis to the Stats menu
- improved the select multiple move method
- fixed any know problems

5.8.1 (4.4.12)

the Take Back Move button could show up at inappropriate times. Fixed

5.8 (4.4.12)

- improved the cube handling logic for the computer opponent
- several other minor interface enhancements
- fixed any know problems

5.7.8 (2.8.12)

- the right-click/Control-click was not working properly to take back a move. Now is.
- fixed a potential problem with multiple pieces selected from the bar
- check out other board designs and sizes at: http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

5.7.7 (2.8.12)

- same as the version now in the app store
- made it more compatible with many-core processors

5.7.6 (1.5.12)

- when used with Lion, the game could display a message it shouldn't (Button Check). Fixed.
- this version requires a different password/activation code. Don't replace your previous version (before 5.7.5) until you know you want to upgrade.
- fixed several minor potential problems

5.7.5 (12.14.11)

- modest improvement in computer opponent skill and cube action
- fixed several minor potential problems
- made it more compatible with Lion
- fixed any known problems

5.7.2 (6.28.11)

- in the help dialog, the piece movement speed slider wasn't working correctly when the dialog was opened using the H key

5.7.1 (2.2.11)

- made changes to accommodate new boards that work with both Absolute Backgammon and Absolute Acey Deucey
- added the Seven Seas board by Marco Olivares that can be used with both games. It requires this version or later
- the new boards can be found at: http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm
- fixed any known problems

5.7 (12.24.10)

- the Help menu items were blank in the Universal version. Fixed.
- when using manual dice rolls, a message could be given that was incorrect in Acey Deucey. Fixed
- in Acey Deucey, the pieces were coming onto the board too fast. Not now.
- several other minor interface problems were fixed.
- be sure to check out the new beautiful large wooden board at http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm
5.6 (11.4.10)

- made changes to handle a gorgeous new large wood board by Marco Olivares
- the new board can be found at: http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm
- improved piece movement in the universal version
- fixed several interface problems
- made several minor enhancements
- fixed any known problems

5.5.2 (9.14.10)

- the 2 fixes below are only for the universal version - the PPC version is okay.
- in preferences, the voice, for speech, couldn't be changed. Fixed.
- in the File/Language menu, it did not show the languages supported. Currently, only English is supported.

5.5.1 (9.810)

- the Help button didn't work in the PPC version of the game. Now okay.
- in the Universal version, the move lights were not re-lit after the cursor was moved off the game window and back. Now are.
- now, the cube is not passed until the mouse button is released. Before it was passed when the button was pressed.

5.5 (3.29.10)

- several minor fixes/changes
- fixed any known problems

5.4.2 (3.26.10)

- improved the dropping of new board styles on the game to use them
- several minor fixes

5.4 (12.10.09)

- made changes to accommodate the new large leather board
- added author and board name to the about dialog
- fixed a problem with save the dice rolls to a file
- several other minor enhancements and fixes

5.3 (12.10.09)

- have made the changes (lots!) required to get the 1st universal version
- added a Help button - check it out
- several minor interface enhancements
- fixed any know problems
- works with Snow Leopard (this version requires Rosetta)
- there is a beta universal version on the games website (doesn't require Rosetta in Snow Leopard)

5.2.3 (11.4.09)

- drag and drop for other boards was not working. Now is.
- saved games are now saved in the Absolute Acey Deucey Stats folder in the Documents folder
- made many changes to the code working toward a universal version
- fixed any known problems
- works with Snow Leopard (with Rosetta Installed)

5.2.1 (7.17.09)

- made minor changes to the code and text

5.2 (5.7.09)

- made a change to the logic when more than one piece is selected and de-selected.
- with Easy Moves, can now use ctrl-click to use the right die first. should make Easy Moves easier to use.
- with Easy Moves, on the first roll, the selection was not the order they are displayed. Are now.
- fixed any known problems

5.1 (3.15.09)

- added the ability to concede the game (for backgammon only)
- version 5 includes 6 versions of backgammon: international backgammon, nackgammon, dutch backgammon, shesh besh, american acey deucey and european acey deucey
- several other minor interface enhancements
- fixed any known problems

5.0.2 (12.23.08)

- Shesh Besh and European Acey Deucey have been added to version 5. Now includes backgammon, nackgammon, dutch backgammon, shesh besh, american acey deucey and european acey deucey
- the Club Champ skill level has been added to backgammon in version 5
- taking back turns did not always work correctly, depending on which game and the situation. Should be okay now.
- changed some of the help text
- works with Leopard and Intel macs
- check out the other attractive board styles/skins that can be used with the game at: http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

5.0 (12.19.08)

- Shesh Besh and European Acey Deucey have been added. Now includes backgammon, nackgammon, dutch backgammon, shesh besh, american acey deucey and european acey deucey
- the Club Champ skill level has been added to backgammon
- several other minor fixes
- works with Leopard and Intel macs
- check out the other attractive board styles/skins that can be used with the game at: http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

4.0.2 (11.18.08)

- 4.0.2 fixes a problem with the dialog at the end of a game with Leopard
- New in version 4 - Added the ability to play against another person on the same machine. Great for vacation.
- Now includes Acey Deucey, Backgammon, Nackgammon, and Dutch Backgammon
- OS9 is not supported in version 4 or subsequent versions
- works with Leopard and Intel macs
- check out the other attractive board styles/skins that can be used with the game at: http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

4.0.1 (11.18.08)

- this version tried to fix the problem fixed in 4.0.2, but did not completely fix it.

4.0 (11.6.08)

- New! Added the ability to play against another person on the same machine. Great for vacation.
- Now includes Acey Deucey, Backgammon, Nackgammon, and Dutch Backgammon
- many enhancements to the interface
- fixed several minor problems
- OS9 is not supported in this version or subsequent versions

3.2 (8.8.08)

- NEW in 3.2 - Nackgammon is now included along with Acey Deucey, Backgammon, and Dutch Backgammon
- NEW in 3.0 - Dutch Backgammon has been added
- NEW in 3.0 - Exact Bearoff has been implement as an option for backgammon
- fixed a bug in Acey Deucey when a turn was taken back during the ace-deuce rolls
- several minor interface enhancements
- it works with Leopard and Intel macs
- check out the other attractive board styles/skins that can be used with the game at: http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

3.0.2 (8.6.08)

- fixed a problem with suggestions with Dutch Backgammon
- fixed a problem with scoring in Dutch Backgammon
- it works with Leopard and Intel macs
- check out the other attractive board styles/skins that can be used with the game at: http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

3.0 (7.25.08)

- NEW - Dutch Backgammon has been added to the already included Acey Deucey and Backgammon.
- NEW - Exact Bearoff has been implement as an option for backgammon
- fixed a problem with the 5 max on a row option. It could have caused a crash.
- fixed several other minor problems
- it works with Leopard and Intel macs

2.2.7 (7.3.08)

- can now enter manual dice rolls. Select the option in the Actions menu.
- it works with Leopard and Intel macs
- check out the other attractive board styles/skins that can be used with the game at: http://bestbackgammon.com/aceydeucey/html/otherboards.htm

2.2.5 (5.22.08)

- there was a bug, when using Easy Moves, that would allow bearing off pieces when there was a piece on the bar. No more.

2.2.4 (3.5.08)

- made the piece movement speed more consistent across machines
- for backgammon, improved the doubling cube behavior of the computer opponent and cube advice
- the doubling cube position, on the bottom, was not correct. Fixed
- fixed any know problems
- it works with Leopard and Intel macs

2.2.2 (12.12.07)

- minor changes to improve Leopard compatibility
- fixed any know problems
- it works with Leopard and Intel macs

2.2.1 (8.30.07)

- in a certain unusual situation, the possible move markers could have been incorrect. Fixed.
- minor interface improvements

2.2 (6.27.07)

- added the Jacoby Rule to the backgammon options
- the state (open or closed) of the info drawer is saved when the game is quit. When the game is restarted it is restored
- many minor changes to the program
- fixed any know problems

2.1.1 (4/4/07)

- Print Game could have printed extra pages. Hopefully fixed now.
- be sure to check out the 2 new board styles/skins. Use the Help menu in the game to take you to the downloads.

2.1 (12/29/06)

- made changes to the cube handling logic that should result in better cube handling behavior and advice
- max autodoubles could not be 6 - the highest value. Now is okay.
- added a message on startup if the audio out settings would cause a problem
- modified the sound routines
- many minor changes to improve the interface

2.0.3 (8/29/06)

- Changed the address used to order the game using mail
- Fixed any known problems

2.0.2 (6/17/06)

- When updates were downloaded and used, the stats from previous play were not being used.
- If are using a previous version 2, can copy them from the previous game folder to the update game folder to use them
- If you are updating from previous to version 2, then all should be okay.
- They will now be kept in documents/Acey Deucey Stats.

2.0.1 (6/15/06)

- New to version 2! Added International Backgammon. It can be selected in the Game menu.
- With 5 Max On a Row selected, there was a slight possiblity for a problem. Changed the code to eliminate it.


2.0 (6/9/06)

- New! Added International Backgammon. It can be selected in the Game menu.
- Added an option to allow only a maximum of 5 pieces on a row. Only used with Backgammon.
- Added ability to use random dices rolls from random.org. Can select in the Actions menu. Instructions are in the game folder.
- Can now use the control key to stop the computer from moving when you are blocked on the bar by an innerboard prime
- Fixed several minor problems with Show Possible Moves.
- Made several other minor changes to improve the interface.
- Several other minor improvements and fixes.


1.3 (5/9/06)

- added abilty to drop a board or a folder containing a board onto the board to change board styles
- added abilty to double-click on a board file to use the new board style.
- added abilty to drop a saved game onto the board to restart the game.
- added abilty to double-click on a saved game to restart the game.
- could bear-off a piece while still have pieces not entered yet. Not now
- with Auto Moves selected and only one possible and more dice rolls because of an ace deuce roll, the subsequent moves were taken by the computer. Not now.
- if the cursor was moved fast from off the board to the off row, the show possible moves markers were not always displayed. Now they are.
- several other minor improvements/changes/fixes
- many changes were made to the game to allow other backgammon variations to be added to the game. Future variations include Dutch Backgammon and International Backgammon.


1.1 (1/23/06)

- hopefully improved the aceydeucey skill of the computer player
- several other minor improvements/changes

1.0.1 (12/21/05)

- fixed a registration problem

1.0 (12/20/05)

- this is the first version, no history to report yet