Vintage (1952) second-edition Star Reporter board game published by Parker Brothers.
THIS GAME HAS BEEN INVENTORIED AND IS COMPLETE with all push pins and original instructions.
Game overview: Based on a game originally issued back in 1937, in Star Reporter, players act as reporters for different newspapers all published in the fictional town of "Urbania". Each player attempts to bring in as much news as possible and to be 'on the spot' when a breaking headline story or scoop shows up. The board is broken down into different modes of transportation: car, train, and plane. Each player rolls the dice and moves to a city that matches one of his News cards, thereby scoring the story and gaining the points... each story is worth anywhere from 10 to 25 points.
Inside the box:
- 1 game board
- Deck of 63 NEWS cards (complete)
- Deck of 9 DISASTER cards (complete)
- Deck of 8 CATASTROPHE cards (complete)
- 2 original wooden dice
- 6 colored metal planes
- 6 colored metal telephones
- 6 colored pins with felt holder
- original box insert
- original instruction sheet
Condition of game: The game board and pieces are all in VERY GOOD! condition for a board game from the early 1950s. Metal planes and phones show some wear to the paint. Cards are in good order with NO! rips or tears. Cards show some brown marks, creases and bends. All card text is fully legible and black-and-white imagery is clear and vivid with LITTLE TO NO! fading apparent. The graphics on the game board show VERY LITTLE! fading, board game text is clear and legible and board has a strong, sturdy spine, laying flat, as it should. There are NO! rips or tears to the fabric of the game board. The box has seen better days and is broken along all sides with missing panels.
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