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Run Your Own Newspaper: The Westport Independent

I'd run a whole paper of Garfield strips

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The news you report can █████ ███████ ██ the world, which of course changes the news you ███ report on. ████ staff are all people with their own █████ ███ concerns, though, so some mightn't ████ ███████ ██ risk their lives by covering ███████ stories.

"Whose truth will you print?" ask developers Double Zero One Zero.

They started making The Westport Independent in a game jam earlier this year, and you can still play that old version online. No release date yet ███ ███ ████ ████ ██ ██████ ██ Windows, ███, and Linux.

"█████ ██████ and instantly brought Republia Times to mind, which I always forget about until something like this reminds me," said Adam Smith, ██, of ███ █████. This ███████ week.

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Alice O'Connor

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