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Portal Games announced the 51st State Ultimate Edition is coming soon to Gamefound and will included new content with the crowdfunding campaign The campaign launches in February 2022 with component upgrades, reprints of hard-to-find content, and a new expansion, No Man’s Land, designed by Ignacy Trzewiczek. 51st State was originally published in 2010, and was a breakout success for Portal Games. Set in the same universe as the fan favorite Neuroshima Hex , 51st State offered players a new way to fight for resources in the wastelands of America. The release of the 51st State Master Set in 2016 brought together the core game and both the original expansions, Winter and New Era in one box with an all-new look and improved gameplay. Three additional expansions have since been released for the Master Set, growing the line to a fan favorite. Portal Games wants to give players the definitive experience they deserve with the 51st State Ultimate Edition.  The 51st State Ultimate Edition coming

X-Treme X-Men #6 - You Can't Go Home Again, Part 1 Review

X-Treme X-Men #6 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 - 4/5

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

Colors/Ink/Lettering - 4/5

- 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 - 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 - 5/5

- 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 - 4.7

- I enjoy a good alternate reality book, and X-Treme X-Men so far hasn't disappointed. Similar to Exiles before it we find the team going from universe to universe trying to prevent it's destruction, only this time the mission is to simply kill each Xavier. Nightcrawler has always been one of my favorite characters and anytime I see him on the cover I'm thrilled. I'm not sure what was wrong with the art this time, but it appeared they were going for an Æon Flux feel. While I like the cartoon, I don't think it fits this comic. Overall this was a good issue. We see from X-Treme X-Men #5 that Nightcrawler has ported himself back to his home universe. We also get some insight of what happened and what caused him to port himself out of his universe in the first place. It seems that Danger and the rest of the robots of his world have taken control and humans are now almost extinct. We also see Head Xavier's ultimate motivation is to stop his alternate selves no matter the cost, when the rest of the team wants to go rescue Kurt, he refuses and stays behind. We will have to wait and see how that plays out, and if Kurt and the others make it out alive.

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