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On your turn, do one of four things:
 
  
'''1. Assign reporters'''<br/>
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== Game play ==
Click on the arrow next to a story, and pick how many meeples (reporters) should go from your player mat onto that story.
 
  
'''2. Reassign a reporter'''<br/>
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* On your turn, do one of four things:
Click on one meeple on the board, then click on another story on the board. The meeple moves to the new story.
 
  
'''3. Recall reporters'''<br/>
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=== Assign reporters ===
Click on any of your meeples on the board (as many as you want) that will go back to your player mat.
 
  
'''4. Go to press'''<br/>
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# Select the arrow next to a story.
You have to lay out the stories where you have the majority of meeples (shared majority counts) and lay out a newspaper page with them. Make sure you can fit in the available free spaces, and around the advertisement. All top stories (highest News Beat Value) have to be placed first, and as many as possible have to touch the top of the page.  
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# Select how many meeples (reporters) to move from your player mat onto that story.
  
'''The end of the game''' is started when one player publishes their 3rd (4-5 players) or fourth (3 players) newspaper.<br/>
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=== Reassign a reporter ===
- Each other player gets one more turn, but they can only move one meeple on that turn.<br/>
 
- Then each other player gets a mandatory publishing turn.<br/>
 
  
'''Scoring:<br/>'''
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# Select a meeple on the board.
For each paper you publish, you score:<br/>
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# Select another story.
- the News Beat Value for every story on your page (see the arrow on the board!)<br/>
 
- The negative values on your page that are visible.<br/>
 
- double News Beat Value for one non-top story that touches the top of the page (your exclusive)<br/>
 
- You never score less than zero for a front page.<br/>
 
- You lose News Beat Value in points for every story that doesn't fit.<br/>
 
  
Other ways to score points:<br/>
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=== Recall reporters ===
- If someone publishes a story that you have meeples on, you score the lower value of that News Beat (scoop points).<br/>
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- At the end of the game, whoever has the most stars of one News Beat gets the bonus points (see the track on top of the board) for that News Beat. All ties get awarded the full amount.
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* Select any number of meeples on the board to return to your player mat.
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=== Go to press ===
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* You must pick up the stories where you have the majority of meeples (shared majority counts) and lay out a newspaper page with them.
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* Make sure you can fit in the available free spaces, and around the advertisement.
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* All top stories (highest ''News Beat Value'') have to be placed first.
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* As many top stories as possible have to touch the top of the page.
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== Game end ==
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* Triggered when a player publishes their third (4-5 players) or fourth (3 players) newspaper.
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* Each other player has one last turn, but they can only move '''one''' meeple on that turn.
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* Then each other player gets a mandatory publishing turn.
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== Scoring ==
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* For each paper you publish, you score:
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** The News Beat Value for every story on your page.
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*** ''See the arrow on the board!''
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** The negative values on your page that are visible.
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** Double News Beat Value for one non-top story that touches the top of the page (your exclusive).
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** You lose News Beat Value in points for every story that doesn't fit.
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** You never score less than zero for a front page.
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* Other ways to score points:
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** If someone publishes a story that you have meeples on, you score the lower value of that News Beat (scoop points).
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** At the end of the game, whoever has the most stars of one News Beat gets the bonus points (see the track on top of the board) for that News Beat.
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* All ties are awarded the full amount.
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=== Tiebreaker ===
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* In the event of a tie for overall score, the player with the most stories wins.

Latest revision as of 13:47, 28 December 2021

Game play

  • On your turn, do one of four things:

Assign reporters

  1. Select the arrow next to a story.
  2. Select how many meeples (reporters) to move from your player mat onto that story.

Reassign a reporter

  1. Select a meeple on the board.
  2. Select another story.

Recall reporters

  • Select any number of meeples on the board to return to your player mat.

Go to press

  • You must pick up the stories where you have the majority of meeples (shared majority counts) and lay out a newspaper page with them.
  • Make sure you can fit in the available free spaces, and around the advertisement.
  • All top stories (highest News Beat Value) have to be placed first.
  • As many top stories as possible have to touch the top of the page.

Game end

  • Triggered when a player publishes their third (4-5 players) or fourth (3 players) newspaper.
  • Each other player has one last turn, but they can only move one meeple on that turn.
  • Then each other player gets a mandatory publishing turn.

Scoring

  • For each paper you publish, you score:
    • The News Beat Value for every story on your page.
      • See the arrow on the board!
    • The negative values on your page that are visible.
    • Double News Beat Value for one non-top story that touches the top of the page (your exclusive).
    • You lose News Beat Value in points for every story that doesn't fit.
    • You never score less than zero for a front page.
  • Other ways to score points:
    • If someone publishes a story that you have meeples on, you score the lower value of that News Beat (scoop points).
    • At the end of the game, whoever has the most stars of one News Beat gets the bonus points (see the track on top of the board) for that News Beat.
  • All ties are awarded the full amount.

Tiebreaker

  • In the event of a tie for overall score, the player with the most stories wins.