Posts Tagged ‘Old School’

Jagex Hides AFK Magic Trainers From New Players

Jagex is very concerned with how new players take in their first few minutes in RuneScape, and they are kind of concerned regarding the impression players are getting from logging in and seeing the starting area full of players in high level armor fighting rats. Magic splashing is a widespread method of training the skill, […]

Old School RuneScape Cans Partnership Poll After Overwhelming Disapproval

Jagex has thrown out a poll after only two days after Old School RuneScape players overwhelmingly rejected the company’s proposal for partnership-integrated items. The poll went up on July 3 and contained over 20 questions asking players if they would approve of various items from emotes to skin colors and teleport animations being added in […]

Old School RuneScape Wins BAFTA Game Award

Old School RuneScape has been named EE Mobile Game of the Year at the 2019 BAFTA Games Awards. Since its launch on mobile in October 2018, Old School RuneScape has been downloaded and installed on 6.4 million devices. Jagex CEO Phil Mansell said: “This is astounding recognition by our players of all the great work […]

RuneScape Celebrates 18th Birthday At All-Time High

RuneScape is officially 18 years old, old enough to vote and in many countries even drink, but Jagex today announced that its flagship title is entering adulthood at an all-time high. According to the Cambridge developer, RuneScape is enjoying its strongest year to date, with more than five million downloads on Old School RuneScape on […]

Old School RuneScape Launches Mobile Today

The world mourns its loss of collective productivity today as Jagex has officially launched Old School RuneScape out of beta in its mobile form. The classic MMORPG hits Android and iOS devices following months of beta testing, with over one million users having pre-registered. Users are able to log in with their existing PC accounts […]

Old School RuneScape Gets New Skill

This weekend marked Runefest, the annual festival of all things RuneScape. While discussing all things past, present, and future, Jagex announced that Old School RuneScape will receive a new skill in the form of warding. Warding aims to fill a gap in RuneScape’s crafting. As the developer blog notes, while melee and range users have […]

Jagex Employee Fired, Police Called In Over Compromised User Accounts

Jagex this week announced that an employee has been fired and police have been brought in regarding “gross misuse of moderator privileges.” While the official post doesn’t go into much detail, reports from the Reddit forum indicate that the employee is Jed Sanderson, aka Mod Jed, and involves the now ex-staffer used his moderator status […]

Old School RuneScape Mobile To Launch October 30

Jagex today announced the official launch of Old School RuneScape mobile will take place on October 30. The launch will bring the popular MMO to both Android and iOS devices, allowing gamers to play cross-platform with players on PC, and will be playable with existing accounts/characters. Conor Crowley, director of game development at Jagex, stated: […]

Old School RuneScape Introduces Taxes On Duel Arena

If Jagex isn’t careful, they’re going to have players throwing tea into Port Sarim. The only guarantees of life in RuneScape are death and, apparently now taxes. This week’s update to Old School sees the implementation of several changes to combat real money trading, and the main headliner is the inclusion of taxes on duels. […]

RuneScape Classic Officially Shuts Down

The earliest commercial version of RuneScape has shut down today after seventeen years of service. RuneScape Classic, previously known just as RuneScape, launched in 2001 with a handful of servers and an even smaller handful of developers, going on to amass far more interest than creator Andrew Gower could have ever anticipated. In 2004, RuneScape […]

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