Publishing a Newspaper (Guide)
Once you have your own newspaper (i.e. An Editor of Newspapers at least 10), you can work on publishing a new edition. See the An Editor of Newspapers page for a guide and the requirements to get your own newspaper.
Start the process by going to Doubt Street and Get those blasted things running, which will give you 12 x Hour before the Deadline (it costs 1 x Whirring Contraption which are usually obtained in Wilmot's End searching for a Missing Woman). See below for various options you can try at different levels of this quality. Based on the options, you'll start collecting 3 types of Copy: Meritorious, Outlandish, and Salacious.
Once Hour before the Deadline reaches 1, it's time to Start the presses! and choose the type of edition you want to print. The edition types available to you will depend on how many of each type of Copy you've managed to collect.
Each action here drops Hour before the Deadline by 1.
Research on a Morbid Fad
With 60 Meritorous copy, one may instead make an edition on bones. This requires Research on a Morbid Fad.
For acquiring all possible research, you need:
- 150 Watchful
- University Laboratory
- Your own stall at the Bone Market
- Debonair Palaeontologist or Buccaneering Palaeontologist
- The opportunity card A Public Lecture (requires access to the bone market)
All options in total provide 6 research with a potential reward of 98 Survey of the Neath's Bones. In addition, you will earn several bones.
In addition to the below rewards, the options requiring 104 of a specific type of Copy will give 1 CP to Defender of Truth, Prophet of the Gutter, or Cardinal of Conspiracy, depending on the type of edition.
While reading the table below, please note:
- Some Newspaper editions require specific qualities or companions to maximize the payout. If that is the case, two reward values are listed in the last column:
- The Min reward is the best result you can achieve without any of the required qualities or companions.
- The Max reward is the best result you can achieve if you unlocked all required qualities and companions.
- When calculating rewards that require Salacious Copy it is assumed that:
- At 4 x Hour before the Deadline we always use A column revealing certain facts about an acquaintance (the option costs 2.5E to use, but adds 6E to reward). Make sure you have 5 x Scrap of Incendiary Gossip and an acquaintance or an alt to slight.
- At 2 x Hour before the Deadline:
- EPA is calculated assuming 18.5 actions are required to make a newspaper (11 / 2 to earn one 1 x Whirring Contraption at Wilmot’s End, 13 to print a newspaper).