For the Torn City Times stock, see the Stock Market page.
The Torn City Times, TC Times, Torn Times, or simply 'the Newspaper', is the official newspaper for Torn City. Its articles are updated regularly, and you can view it by simply clicking on the Sidebar.
On the front of the TC Times, you are presented with two main articles and one gossip article. These articles are created and published by Reporters of the Torn newspaper. Prior to the release of RESPO, users were able to submit an article which if published would grant the user with an honor and 500 points.
You are now able to send sugarvalves a mail should you want to write an article. Just explain your idea and he'll give you the go ahead to write an article!
Applications to become a reporter used to be opened periodically, the first wave of reporters were chosen prior to the release of RESPO by mailing Clansdancer an article showing that they had the ability to publish high quality reports for the paper.
Hall of Fame
Clicking this link will take you to the Hall of Fame, where you can view the top factions, top players and many other personal statistics like offences or your total networth in comparison to others.
Full article: Hall of Fame
Available in the Freebies section of the newspaper, are dozens of Torn City wallpaper images free to download.
Here you can place an advertisement in the newspaper. The fee for listing one is $250,000.
If you're looking for a spouse, in the Personals section of the newspaper you can place an advertisement for the price of $10,000.
You can place a bounty on another player for a cost. Other players can then look in this section for current bounties standing and can claim them by hospitalizing the bountied player for the reward posted.
Full article: Bounties
In this part of the newspaper you can read the comics submitted by other players that have been accepted.
You can submit a comic here yourself. Simply select "Submit" at the bottom of the page and follow the guidelines carefully. If your comic gets accepted you will be rewarded with an honor and 250 points.
The Chronicles encompass much of Torn City's past. It chronicles major events that have taken place and many parts of Torn in general.
- The ability to submit a chronicle has been closed for some time.
Along with the Classified Ads, you can also submit a banner, advertising your services or what you're buying, that will be shown--randomly--around the site at the bottom of pages of the newspaper.
Placing a graphical advertisement
The cost for placing one is $2,500,000 and it will stay in rotation for 7 days. It will need to be accepted before it can be shown.
If you have invested in Yazoo, and are receiving stock benefits, you can place graphical advertisements in the paper for no fee at all.
- Note: with the stock benefit, you are still required to have the funds on-hand as the cost is refunded when the banner has been accepted, or declined.
- Prior to the release of RESPO users were able to view horoscopes from the paper.
- Prior to the release of RESPO there was a local gyms section to the newspaper.
- Prior to the release of RESPO users were able to submit articles to the newspaper for a reward.
|Articles relating to City locations|
|West Side||Education · Gym · Travel agency|
|North Side||Points Building · Points Market · Item Market · Auction House · Church|
|Red-Light||Casino · Loan Shark · Race Track · Dump|
|City Center||City Stats · Committee · Community Center · Hospital · Museum · Jail · Staff · Visitor Center|
|Financial||City Bank · Donator House · Message Inc · Stock Market|
|East Side||Big Al's Gun Shop · Sally's Sweet Shop · TC Clothing · Estate Agents · Bits 'n' Bobs · Jewelry Shop · Torn Super Store · Cyber Force · Torn City Docks · Post Office · Pawn Shop · Pharmacy · Nikeh Sports|