Lux Delux is now on Steam! |
May 02, 2015
Lux Delux is now available on the Steam gaming platform! Sillysoft Games is very excited to be bringing the game of universal domination to a new audience of gamers. We're launching with a 25%-off sale on steam, so now is a great time to share the game with your friends.
All previously registered Lux Delux users can get your steam key here. Thanks for all your support over the years Luxers!
Steam includes user-reviews of games. If you have a steam account, we would very much appreciate you reviewing the game.
Lux Delux has been updated to version 6.44 to co-incide with the steam release. The main changes are:
• The 2 expansion campaigns of Ancient Empires Lux and American History Lux are now included inside Lux Delux.
• An enhanced Record Book window, keeping track of more stats for you and displaying them better. Access it under the File menu.
• The map will now flash visually when your turn starts. You can turn this off in the Preferences if you don't like it.
Upgrade your Lux through steam, or from Sillysoft here.
We're also discounting the mobile versions of Lux DLX to just $1.99 this week, for both iOS and Android. Find them on the app stores inside your device.
Mayday online tournament events continue throughout the month of May. Come welcome our new steam users and destroy them with your skills!
The internet is a great big place. Please help us spread the news about Lux Delux on Steam far and wide, to twitter, facebook, reddit, and your friends. Luxtopia's next phase begins here!
"Because taking over the world is fun!"
Mayday Lux tournaments! Steam launch on May 1st
April 23, 2015
Lux Delux is launching onto the Steam game platform on May 1st! We are hard at work adding final updates, and are having a series of online tournaments to celebrate. Check out the Maydays Tournament Schedule.
The upcoming steam release of Lux Delux will feature new Achievements, and include the 2 Lux expansion campaigns of American History Lux and Ancient Empires Lux. If you use the Steam game platform already, registered Luxers can get your steam key here.
There's a new AI in town! Oponn is an open-source AI that uses Monte Carlo Tree Search algorithms. You can download him from inside the plugin manager.
There's also some new maps available, including this stunning adaption of the Hundred Years War:
Lux DLX for Android devices has been updated with more language translations. We're sitting at a 3.9 star rating, and a Google rep has told us they generally only feature apps that are 4 stars or above. If you've enjoyed Lux DLX on Android, we would really appreciate you rating Lux DLX on Google Play.
To support our Steam launch, there's an updated Lux Delux video trailer. World Domination never looked so good :)
Hope to see you online during the upcoming May tournaments.
yours in world domination,
March 21, 2015
Lux Delux 6.4 has been released for Mac/PC/Linux. This update adds exponential card options, designed to effectively match high continent increases in longer games. Look for the new options inside of Lux's Preferences, Game Options, Card Sequence setting. Or join an online network game to see them in action.
Update to Lux Delux 6.4 for free here. The 6.4 update also fixes a few graphics glitches on some systems, and contains numerous tweaks. See the Help menu Version History command in the new version for a full list of changes.
Infinite Castles !
The CastleInfinity map generator has also been updated with enhanced graphics, and a larger 'fullscreen' size option to maximize the size of the castle maps! Download it from the Plugin Manager inside Lux Delux.
Here's a peak at an epic CastleInfinity map from the generator:
The Sillysoft SDK has been refreshed to build properly with the latest Java environments. The SDK contains everything you need to program an AI or Map Generator for Lux Delux, including API documentation and ample examples. Programmers grab the SDK here.
We've re-focused the rotating online Map of the Week showcase into a Map of the Month feature. This month's map is Napoleonic Wars HD, an incredible map of historic Europe. Come join us online to play versus other worldy Luxers. This coming Thursday there's going to be more fast-turn TWITCH games happening for quick movers
These fun updates are part of our preparations to launch Lux Delux on the Steam distribution platform. Things are coming along nicely, and we expect to launch Lux onto Steam in late April. All existing registered users will be given a steam key for the game when that launch happens!
yours in world domination,
Lux in Space!
February 21, 2015
Cosmic Clash HD, a new space-based hex map has just been released for all versions of Lux! You can download it from inside Lux. Here's a preview, click to see the full size:
Remember that you can make your own maps for Lux! Use the Map Editor, available under the File menu to get going. There's a detailed Map Creation Tutorial online to help guide you.
The Android version of Lux DLX has now been translated into German, French, Dutch, and Danish. If you would like to translate mobile Lux into your language, please translate this file and send it back to us.
The 2015 online Castles Tournament was a great success! Stay tuned for news about forthcoming multi-player online tournaments, as we gear up for the release of Lux Delux on the Steam platform!
yours in domination,
Lux is coming to Steam! Plus news for a new year
January 29, 2015
Sillysoft is thrilled to share the news that Lux Delux has been approved on Steam Greenlight. Multiplayer Online Lux will be coming to the largest PC games distribution platform! We plan to provide Steam keys for all existing customers. More details coming soon...
The online Castles Tournament is ongoing! Check the network games inside Lux Delux to see what all the hype is about :)
Mac OS X Yosemite users have reported some graphics flickering issues. If you're seeing this issue, try the updated Mac version now available here, and let us know how it works for you:
The new map '6 States of California' was just released on all platforms, take a look:
We could use a couple more map testers as we gear up for the Steam release. If you're interested in testing new maps as they are submitted, please write to email@example.com telling us what you like best and worst about a recent map(s).
The recent release of Android Lux DLX is going well so far. We're preparing for an international push into the mobile world. Can you help us translate Lux DLX into your language? Download this file, translate everything on the right side into your language, and send it back to us. Thanks!
Here's looking forward to a great 2015 for Luxtopia!