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Wacky Wizard Games Imprint and Three New Games Announced by @wwizardgames

Wise Wizard Games announced the launch of Wacky Wizard Games, a new brand imprint focused on family-friendly, lightweight games. Three games are planned for release in 2024 as part of this new brand imprint: Star Realms Academy, Caution Signs, and Pack the Essentials. If you are interested and attending PAX Unplugged they will have prototypes of Caution Signs and Pack the Essentials. "We are super excited to be adding this new family friendly product line to our catalog. We wanted to maintain the focus of Wise Wizard Games on strategy card and dice games with geeky themes, and have created Wacky Wizard Games as an umbrella for lightweight games with a more whimsical, cute vibe," shared Debbie Moynihan, COO of Wise Wizard Games. Star Realms Academy Forge your own star realms, overloaded with cuteness! A kid friendly but still fun for grown-ups version of the popular Star Realms deckbuilding game for 2 players. A little less math, no reading necessary, but still tons of fun! 

Imagination Centre Reviews @Marvel X-Men #6 @JohnMcCubbin3

Here are today's Guest Reviews by John McCubbin from Imagination Centre for Marvel's X-Men #6. I have also added my rating after each review. 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-Men #6 - Battle of the Atom Chapter 7


CHAOS AT THE JEAN GREY SCHOOL as the X-Men and Future X-Men are attacked!

Rachel Grey is the only X-Man qualified to defeat the mystery opponents!


Going Home

So far Battle of the Atom has been a very entertaining crossover, and although it took a while to become really exciting, that changed with the last installment, showing that the story has a lot more to it than it originally showed.


The future X-Men return to the Jean Grey School of Higher Learning with the three younger X-Men, but when they learn that the younger Beat and Iceman are gone their attitude changes dramatically.


This was yet another brilliant issue in this crossover, and it followed from last weeks installment perfectly. Over the two issues that Brian Wood has written he has done a fantastic job of managing to both continue on from the crossovers story, whilst also keeping the same tone and feel of this series. Wood also in this issue managed to add a lot of tension and excitement throughout, as although it didn't give too much story development, it made up for that by being action packed. I did however feel that the pacing of the issue was slightly inconsistent, with it being slow, and then suddenly speeding up, though overall it managed to be a very fun and entertaining issue, being much better than the last issue in this series.

The art was also fantastic in this issue, though David Lopez didn't do quite as good a job as he has in the last couple of issues. The detail throughout the issue was very impressive however, as although the backgrounds were a bit plain at times, the character detail was very consistent throughout. The main problem I had with Lopez' art in this issue was how he draws mouths, as although I have never liked his style, it stood out more in this issue, feeling very awkward at times. I did however like the way he showed character emotion in the issue, and especially when Wolverine gets angry at one point. I also liked how Lopez showed that Jubilee was still a vampire in this issue, something that have been wanting to see.

Read the rest of John McCubin's Review on Imagination Centre

Images Unplugged Rating

Cover & Solicit - 3
Art, Colors & Inking - 5
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.7 (9.5/10) - 
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John McCubbin is a blogger at http://imaginationcentre.blogspot.co.uk/ and a comic book reviewer at Comic Vine. The use of this review has been authorized by the original author.


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