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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

Dark Avengers #183 - The End Is The Beginning Review

Dark Avengers #183 Review

Cover - 4/5

- 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 - 4/5

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

Colors/Ink/Lettering - 5/5

- Does the work blend well with the artist? Is the coloring/inking enjoyable and easy to distinguish what's happening? Can I easily read the lettering?

Layout/Flow - 4/5

- 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 - 3/5

- Weighted Triple. How well did the issue further develop the current story? How well did the issue further develop the characters? Did I enjoy reading the issue?



Verdict - 3.7

- The cover itself is the second half of Dark Avengers #182 - Nothing Stops Justice! and combines to form a larger image. Overall the art, colors and flow of the issue seemed fine but a little rushed. Because of the rushed pace the story doesn't flow as well. It seems all over the place at first. You really don't get a good sense of the issue until the farewells are said. In the end Luke Cage resigns as leader, the Dark Avengers are taken into custody and Man-Thing teleports the Thunderbolts to their ideal locations. The issue ends with Toxic Doxie taking control of Skaar and causes the transport plane to crash in Manhattan. Will be interesting to see how this plays out in Thunderbolts' and Dark Avengers', Marvel NOW! relaunch.

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