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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

Quick Ratings: @Marvel X-Men, X-Factor & A+X

X-Factor #250 CoverX-Men #40 CoverA+X #4 CoverAstonishing X-Men #58 Cover

Here are today's "Quick Ratings". Included are Marvel's X-Factor #250 - Hell On Earth War Part One, X-Men #40 - Tin Man, Part 1, A+X #4 - The Beast + The Amazing Spider-Man - Planet of the Beasts!; Captain America + Quentin Quire - The New Deal?!, and Astonishing X-Men #58. If you have any questions about my rating or want to discuss anything just leave me a comment.

See the Review Rating Overview page for more information on how I rate each comic

X-Factor #250 - Hell On Earth War Part One


A year of X-FACTOR stories culminates here in the first part of "HELL ON EARTH WAR"!

The various Hell lords battle for domination in a war that was triggered by the seven billionth soul born on Earth, and only X-Factor can avoid the entire world going up in flames!

This is the beginning of the end for X-Factor as you know it...

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Rating


Cover & Solicit 5/5

Art, Colors & Inking 4/5

Layout & Flow 5/5

Story 4/5

Verdict 4.3


X-Men #40 - Tin Man, Part 1


The end of an era!


What happens to a team when they lose the trust that binds them?


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Rating


Cover & Solicit 4/5

Art, Colors & Inking 4/5

Layout & Flow 5/5

Story 4/5

Verdict 4


A+X #4 - The Beast + The Amazing Spider-Man - Planet of the Beasts!; Captain America + Quentin Quire - The New Deal?!


Storm and Black Panther's first post-AVX encounter! Avengers vs X-Men torn their union asunder, but can they put their past aside to take down a major threat in the present?

Note the solicit for this issue is more appropriate for A+X #3


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Rating


Cover & Solicit 4/5

Art, Colors & Inking 5/5

Layout & Flow 5/5

Story 5/5

Verdict 4.9


Astonishing X-Men #58


Warbird is on the run, labeled an enemy of Earth as well as of the Shi'Ar! The X-Men must choose whether to help her or bring her in. What's the secret of the alien artifact she's uncovered?


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Rating


Cover & Solicit 4/5

Art, Colors & Inking 3/5

Layout & Flow 5/5

Story 5/5

Verdict 4.3

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