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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

Spider-Man Crawspace Reviews @Marvel Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #7

Here is today's Guest Review from the guys at Spider-Man Crawlspace for Marvel's Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #7. 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.

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Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #7 - The "Superior" Six: Sinister Once More?

How did everything go so wrong, and how is it the Superior Spider-Man's fault?!

Every single person in New York City is going to die at the hands of Spider-Man's new teammates, aka the SINISTER SIX.

With Great Arrogance Must Come Great Consequences.


The Conclusion to the Sinister Six Arc.


In somewhat jarring beginning from where we left off last issue, The Sinister Six has already captured Octo-Spidey, Sun Girl is presumed dead and Lightmaster is back and an emotional wreck because of his daughter’s presumed death; and they are all on top of the Empire State Building.


The interpersonal relationships are really well written but the action scenes are a total mess. The opening is so jarring I thought I had missed an issue by third page and went back to dig up last issue and check the issue numbers before I continued reading. I also have no idea what Sun Girl’s powers are. Like my assumption until this issue has been she had no powers just gear (namely a jet pack and laser gun) she stole from her dad. Now she may or may not be turning into energy. The art is vague and the narration doesn’t fill us in. Did the teleporter last issue energize her? Is that why everyone thought she was dead at the start issue? Did she then reform and thus the gizmo gave her energy transformation powers? This has happened to her dad before (most famously in the Dazzler team-up) so it’s possible. But it is also possible she was just thrown from the scene of the explosion and fell from the sky when she reappears in this story. The art is vague and there is no narration to clue us in.  Speaking of vague powers Sandman and Mysterio are suddenly manifesting powers I've never seen them have before with no explanation. The art is unclear in several scenes involving the villains. Mysterio and Chameleon also fill similar roles in several scenes.

In addition the ending implies the whole city is going to be mad at Octo-Spidey. But how will anyone know he mind-controlled these guys? Even if the villains said he did it, why would anyone believe them.

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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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