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RuneScape WWW

RuneScape 2, RuneScape 3

RuneScape by Jagex Software is one of the most popular MMORPGs of all time. The developing team decided to make their production first and foremost simple, which is evident by the plot, controls, visuals and soundtrack.

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RuneScape cover

developer: Jagex Ltd.

publisher : Jagex Ltd.

Official website

Game mode: massive online multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

game language: English

game release date for WWW:

28May2003

RuneScape is a MMORPG, developed over the years by Jagex. It utilizes a free-to-pay model. The game is constantly updated and new expansions are still being released. Once in a few years, RuneScape is also thoroughly revamped. The current version, RuneScape 3, features improved visuals, many gameplay changes, and support for mobile devices thanks to the HTML5 standard. The game is very popular—up to 2012, 220 million accounts were created.

Plot

RuneScape is set in the fantasy land of Gielinor and features many elements known from other games of the genre. You play as an adventurer, who traverse the world to fight monsters, develop their skills, and gather better equipment. What makes this game distinct compared to other MMORPGs is its sense of humor, user-friendlies and accessibility. RuneScape and be played in any web browser, and, since its third version, the game is also compatible with mobile devices.

Mechanics

The game starts with a short intro mission, which explains the gameplay basics. Later, you are free to go anywhere and try completing the quests you want. The in-game world is full of quests, challenges, and monsters. As the game progresses, you gather experience points and develop your skills, divided into four categories (from fighting to crafting). They include combat abilities, magic, mining ore, fishing, cooking, or creating items. Like in many other MMO productions, interacting with other players is an important aspect. RuneScape features co-op minigames, trading, and the option to fight others in an arena.

Technical aspects

The latest update brought many changes, the most important of which is implementation of HTML5 technology. This allowed for the smartphone and tablet edition of the game to be released, significantly enlarging the potential player circle. The update also added improved visuals and sounds, and made the game more stable. Jagex also implemented better weather effects, an option to change the interface settings, controller support, and dozens of changes in the gameplay mechanics (regarding skills, character statistics, etc.).


Game score 8.2 / 10 calculated out of 500 players' votes.  

Age Rating

age requirements: everyone

System requirements

RuneScape 3 Game Guide

game guide 09 November 2013

In the guide to RuneScape you'll find all information necessary for start playing in the world of Gielinor.

RuneScape has got Menaphos: The Golden City, the biggest update so far

News 06 June 2017 11:52

RuneScape players can finally explore the city of Menaphos thanks to the latest update for this popular MMORPG. There is also a free weekend incoming, letting everyone experience everything that the expansion has to offer.