Alright, external (notable and trustworthy) sources.
I can find some
. It's not the New York Times, and I've skipped all the blog posts on Wordpress by 14-year olds.
The following look rather valid:Killscreen
"Founded by a former Wall Street Journal culture reporter", “the TED of videogames.” (This one was deemed a good source on the previous Wikipedia page):
Overview and description: https://killscreen.com/articles/warlight-tweaks-the-rules-of-war/
"An online newspaper featuring [...] articles that examine [...] games and other elements of pop culture media" (according to AV-clubs own Wikipedia page).
Overview and review: https://games.avclub.com/november-1-2010-1798223519
(scroll down a bit)Ghacks
Ghacks is a technology blog that was founded by [...] a journalist from Germany who is interested in all things technology. Five authors and more than 230,000 user comments. (According to own site).
Overview and review: https://www.ghacks.net/2011/11/26/warlight-risk-like-game-with-advanced-options/Digital Trends
Owner "chosen as finalist for EY's Entrepeneur of the Year and named Portland Business Journal's "40 under 40"". 100 employees and 30 million global monthly unique visitors. (According to own site).
Overview and recommendation: https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/where-to-play-risk-online/
(scroll all the way down). Appgrooves
co-founded by [...] former CEO at Crowdstar, "over 100,000 companies actively using our solutions" (According to own site).
Out of 19k reviews Warzone has a rating of 3.9/5 (It also claims 500k downloads, just for good measure).https://appgrooves.com/app/warzone-risk-by-warzonecom-llc
I also find the The AI Games
contest to be interesting, and possibly a valid Wikipedia source to show "notability" of the game, since there are external companies (and external money) involved. I'm not personally familier with the contests, though.http://theaigames.com/competitions/warlight-ai-challengehttp://theaigames.com/competitions/warlight-ai-challenge-2
Edited 9/6/2018 07:45:10