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Akropolis by Gigamic and Hachette BoardGames Coming Soon

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Hachette Games and Gigamic announced the upcoming tile placement game Akropolis will be coming to the US on July 1st 2022. "Construct the most prestigious Akropolis and develop cohesive districts for your citizens. As you create new buildings, you will expand your city - either spreading out or building up. The higher your stacks of tiles, the more valuable the buildings! Just make sure you don't run out of stone; it's a finite and valuable resource for every architect!" Gameplay Overview Take on the role of an architect and build your own akropolis in ancient Greece. Try to construct districts of similar buildings and stack them high to increase their value. Add plazas as multipliers for even more points! Each turn, choose an available tile and add it to your city. The further down the construction site the tile is, the more stone you'll need to pay to take it. Immediately add the tile to your city, either expanding outward or stacking higher. Once all tiles hav

X-Men #38 - The Boneyard, Part 1 Review

X-Men #38 Review


Cover - 5/5

Would I pick-up the comic based on the cover alone? Are the alternate covers appealing? Does the cover portray what happens in the issue?

Art - 3/5

Do I personally like this artist's style? Does the artist stay true to the characters appearance?

Color/Ink - 5/5

Does the work blend well with the artist? Is the coloring/inking enjoyable and easy to distinguish what's happening?

Layout - 5/5

Does the layout of the issue make it easy to read? Does the issue have a good flow of the plot and keep me engaged?

Story - 4/5

How well did the issue further develop the current story arc? How well did the issue further develop the characters?

Verdict - 4.4

What I think: While the cover isn't the best, Domino is one of my favorite characters so I would definitely give this a look. Not sure what it is about the art in this issue but it really didn't impress me. Otherwise this was a great issue. After that last story arc it's nice to see a change of pace. Domino is perhaps one of the more interesting characters and Marvel could do a lot to expand on her back story. Unfortunately this will probably be another filler issue along with the second part and will probably have no lasting impact on the books or Domino as a character.

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