(PRWEB) October 1, 2005
Sillysoft Games announced the start of the second annual Luxtoberfest contest, in support of the downloadable strategy game Lux. The month-long festival features multi-player tournaments every weekend of October, including a Tournament of Champions between the highest-ranked players, team play tournaments, "Twitch Lux," "Memory Lux," and more.
The grand finale of Luxtoberfest will be an award ceremony held on October 31st looking back on the past year. Players will be recognized in categories such as: most wins, best host, best map, best AI, rookie of the year, and most sportsmanlike player.
Full details about Luxtoberfest including the schedule, event descriptions, award categories, and prizes can be found on the web at: http://sillysoft.net/contests/.
More info about Lux including screenshots and a free demo download can be found at: http://sillysoft.net/lux/.
The 2005 tournament schedule:
Saturday 1st - Luxtoberfest 2005 opening night and Tournament of Champions.
Sunday 2nd - Team-play tournament.
Saturday 8th - Luxtoberfest 2005 map review: play the best maps of 2005.
Sunday 9th - Twitch Lux tournament: 8 second turn time games.
Saturday 15th - Team-play tournament.
Sunday 16th - Hexathon tournament: featuring all your favorite hex maps.
Saturday 22nd - Memory Lux tournament: all players have the same color.
Sunday 23rd - History night: a journey through the historically based maps of Lux.
Saturday 29th - Tournament of Champions.
Sunday 30th - Luxtoberfest 2005 award ceremonies.
All events will take place at 9 PM GMT time / 4 PM Eastern time / 1 PM Pacific time. Each event will be hosted in a public internet game of Lux marked with Luxtoberfest, available from the Show Network Games button inside Lux.
Luxtoberfest Award Categories:
Luxtoberfest Rankings Winners
Most 6 Human Wins
Most 6 Human Wins on Non-Classic Maps
Most Sportsmanlike Player
Most Entertaining Player
Rookie of the Year
Most Strategic Players (Lifetime Achievement)
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ABOUT SILLYSOFT GAMES
Sillysoft Games in an independent developer of downloadable computer strategy games. Their flagship game Lux was one of the 2005 Independent Games Festival finalists. For more info see http://sillysoft.net.