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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

Ratings for @ImageComics Released 11-05-2014 @TopCow @Skybound

I got a little behind so here are the ratings for Image Comics released 11-05-2014;
  • Artifacts #40
  • Birthright #2
  • Spread #4
  • Tech Jacket #5
  • Tooth and Claw #1

Let me know your opinion or if you have any questions and want to discuss anything just leave a comment.

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

Artifacts #40 - $5.39

DOUBLE-SIZED SERIES FINALE! RON MARZ returns to the title he helped launch with a self-contained MAGDALENA story foreshadowing his new MAGDALENA series (coming in January) while wrapping up ARTIFACTS! Also inside are two talent hunt winner stories! One a story of the Witchblade deep in the heart of Africa in 1904, and the other a present day story of Tom Judge trying to help a man afflicted with an ancient curse.

Cover & Solicit - 3/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 3/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 4/5
Story - 4/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 3.6 (7/10)


Birthright #2 - $2.39

What is the line between fantasy and delusion? In the aftermath of last issue, the Rhodes family is looking for answers...and nothing is what it seems.

Cover & Solicit - 4/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 4/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 5/5
Story - 4/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 4.1 (8/10)

Spread #4 - $3.15

Ravello and his raiders on one side, Church of the Risen God on the other, with No, Hope, and Molly in the middle. This probably won't end well.

Cover & Solicit - 4/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 3/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 4/5
Story - 4/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 3.7 (7.5/10)

Tech Jacket #5 - $2.69

Zack Thompson entered the Colossal as Tech Jacket, but what will he leave as? Plus, his parents make a very important decision that could, like, seriously screw things up for him at a time when he REALLY doesn't need it. Seriously.

Cover & Solicit - 3/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 5/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 4/5
Story - 4/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 4.1 (8/10)

Tooth & Claw #1 - $2.69

MARVELS and ASTRO CITY writer KURT BUSIEK returns to Image Comics with rising-star artist BEN DEWEY for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Conan meets Game of Thrones meets Kamandi in an original high-fantasy epic for mature readers, as a secret conclave of wizards brings a legendary champion back through time to save the world, with disastrous consequences. The action begins in a spectacular DOUBLE-SIZED FIRST ISSUE, with forty-four pages of story with no ads for the regular price of just $2.99!

Cover & Solicit - 4/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 3/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 4/5
Story - 4/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 3.7 (7.5/10)

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