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."
"the really cool part of Lux [is] the downloadable plug-ins"
"The low price and entertaining Risk-like gameplay makes Lux a game that is definitely worth your time." Score: 8.3
"if you're a Risk fan, drop everything and download this game immediately"
A lengthy review and commentary from drunkenbatman:
Escape Magazine review from 2005 IGF with a score of 8/10:
"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":
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:
A nice write-up on canoe.ca:
A write-up by gaming blog Tea Leaves:
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:
A review on the silverorange stuff blog:
A review on Low End Mac:
DIYgames did a review scoring 3/5 stars, and also mentioned Lux as part of their 2005 IGF preview:
Gamer's Info did a review:
A review from Killer Betties with a score of 3/5:
An excellent write-up on tigsource, link is now broken with no cache found =(
Lux was featured in 2 strips of Little Gamers: