Ceramic Backgammon Sets Are Pieces of Art
Backgammon is considered as a very old game dating back to years before Christ. There were reports that this game was first played in the regions of Iran. They used bones and shells. There were some artifacts like these unearthed dating two thousand six hundred years before Christ. Romans have been famous in history for playing games. Claudius a famous Roman emperor had written the history of this game.
There are many sets that could be used for Backgammon. One of the elegant kinds is made of ceramic. The Internet has given many people today the convenience to play without having a set however playing backgammon the traditional way could still be more enjoyable. Playing backgammon via the web has its advantages. It lets the player connect quicker with many players who are playing all over the globe. Players can choose the time they want to play and they sit comfortably at home or wherever they are. However playing this way also diminishes the personal interaction that is an innate desire for humans. People would always want to make a contact with someone else. Being online lets you talk to them but there is no real human interaction happening because players just chat and never meet each other.
A good backgammon set is actually an art on its own. Ceramic sets for backgammon can be quite expensive but for a backgammon game fan this is a collectible. One thing you should know though is that a ceramic set for backgammon is not light at all. Some people even consider them as items for display on the table of their living rooms. A ceramic set is not ideal for someone who wants to bring it with him to travel. These sets are usually heavy. These are things that should not be moved often.
There are different sizes for the ceramic boards. Before buying think of the size you want. There are boards that can be opened and will be twenty one by twenty six inches. There are some that are smaller twenty four by fifteen inches. There are sets that come in combinations. The ceramics can be combined with other pieces made of other materials too. The dice and the cup holder can be ceramic or of another material as well.
Before finally buying that backgammon set made of ceramics try to think of the size of the board and the layout that is best for your room first. If you prefer more colors then think of materials that you can combine with the ceramic set. Owning that backgammon set that you actually like the best is a rewarding feeling and ceramics can be the best choice.