An initiative facilitating and directly executing multiplayer and collaborative games and collaborative functionality on an open source platform. It’s developed specifically to be flexible in enabling diverse play dynamics. Inherent in its structure is sophisticated use of underlying data for use in play/collaboration dynamics and also exposure of that data via credible analytics. The lux platform is built upon node.js, with emphasis on supporting integration with most front-end technologies. lux is being developed under a permissive MIT license.