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This page serves as an archive of reviews and press about Sillysoft available online.

American History Lux Reviews

Ancient Empires Lux Reviews

Lux DLX Reviews (iphone and ipod touch)

Interviews with Dustin

Lux Delux Reviews:

Things That ... Make You Go Hmm:
"Lux Delux is a solid, satisfying computer version of the game Risk with an impressive number of player options, plugins and tweaks."

Out Of Eight gave a 7/8 score:
"Lux is easily the best Risk clone available for the PC."

SurfBits says:
"the really cool part of Lux [is] the downloadable plug-ins"

NZGamer says:
"The low price and entertaining Risk-like gameplay makes Lux a game that is definitely worth your time." Score: 8.3

Joystiq says:
"if you're a Risk fan, drop everything and download this game immediately"

A lengthy review and commentary from drunkenbatman:
http://www.drunkenblog.com/drunkenblog-archives/000615.html

Escape Magazine review from 2005 IGF with a score of 8/10:
http://www.escmag.com/v5/reviews/review.cfm?rv=436

GameTunnel says:
"if you're a serious Risk enthusiast who is looking for a like-minded community to interact, cooperate and compete with, this is a perfect game for you." Score: 70%

GameSpy says (in their Download This! column):
"Best of all, Lux has a huge following, so it's never very difficult to find an human opponent or three somewhere on the Internet."

Macteens did a review with a score of 4/5 stars - "great":
http://macteens.com/index.php/features/fullstory/review_lux/

Download.com says (about version 4.0):
"this deceptively simple title is highly addictive and quite challenging". Score: 4/5

bytten.com review with a 90% and chosen as the Best AI in their awards:
http://www.bytten.com/game092a.html
http://www.bytten.com/art010a.php

A nice write-up on canoe.ca:
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/TechNews/McMurray/2004/11/19/721918.html

A write-up by gaming blog Tea Leaves:
http://www.tgr.com/weblog/archives/000248.html

MacOSXHints.com Pick of the Week selection (in 2004):
"What I really like about [Lux] is the speed with which you can play a game." Score: 9/10

Inside Mac Games did a review with a score of 7.25:
http://www.insidemacgames.com/reviews/view.php?ID=650

A review on the silverorange stuff blog:
http://stuff.silverorange.com/archives/2005/september/luxarisk

A review on Low End Mac:
http://lowendmac.com/lab/05/0829.html

DIYgames did a review scoring 3/5 stars, and also mentioned Lux as part of their 2005 IGF preview:
http://diygames.com/index.php?p=778&more=1
http://diygames.com/index.php?p=917&more=1

Gamer's Info did a review:
http://gamersinfo.net/index.php?art/id:225

A review from Killer Betties with a score of 3/5:
http://www.killerbetties.com/Lux_Review_PC

An excellent write-up on tigsource, link is now broken with no cache found =(
http://www.tigsource.com/2005/01/my-take-on-lux.html

Lux was featured in 2 strips of Little Gamers:
http://www.little-gamers.com/index.php?comicID=994
http://www.little-gamers.com/index.php?comicID=995

http://elyon225.wordpress.com/2008/04/18/linux-gaming-review-1-lux-delux-571/

Lux Alliance diplomacy game is a simultaneous-turns team strategy boardgame. Diplomacy meets Axis & Allies game.

Lux Delux advanced Risk game with over 800 maps, hard AI, and online multi-player.

American History Lux takes you through the wars of USA history. — Ancient Empires Lux spans Babylon to the Roman Empire.

Lux Touch iOS risk game, and Lux DLX let you conquer the world on your iPhone, iPod, and iPad. Lux DLX android risk game

Meowzers Action Cats is a feline fun mobile game. Romp with cute cats on your phone and tablet.

Sillysoft makes games for Mac OS X, Windows XP/Vista/7 and Linux. Also mobile games for iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch.

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