Old School Runescape is a kind of reproduction of the now discontinued classic Runescape which was first released in 2001. runescape google sites
, also known as ORS or OSRS is the successor of the original game and is a port of the 2007 build of Runescape. In February 2013, its developer Jagex Games Studio announced that this version of this online game will be released. Thereafter, the interest within the players was measured based on a poll by Jagex Games Studio. The poll was also created by the game developer to gauge if the Old School Runescape shall be released as a pay-to-play game. Old School Runescape was then released the same month and, until this time, has remained free-to-play although also has a pay-to-play feature.
It seems that Old School Runescape is an imitation of the very first Runescape for the average player. Still, the game added new yet exciting components that have effectively made it a standalone game. Some of the most notable modes are the Ironman Mode where players are not allowed to conduct economic transactions and even as far as being barred from using the bank, the Deadman Mode which is a seasonal event where players gain in experience, the Leagues - another seasonal event where players must complete tasks at a limited period and unlocking relics when completed, and the Great Kourend, the most significant maps in the game.
Out of all these improvements, having a mobile version of Old School Runescape is its most significant feature to date. Only two weeks after its release in October 2018, Old School Runescape became by far the most downloaded mobile games. On https://www.pinterest.com/oldrunescape_pc/old-school-runescape/
and the App Store, Old School Runescape’s mobile version enjoys incredibly high ratings and thousands positively nostalgic reviews. Old School Runescape mobile, unlike some mobile game ports of MMORPGs, has enabled cross-platform access that enables its players to open their accounts on both platforms, whatever is accessible.
Usual MMORPG modes such as quest completion, crafting and enhancement of items and equipment, player-versus-player or doing tasks in parties are added with new modes. The fusion of old and new in Old School Runescape contributed to a well-loved and well-rounded game which is acknowledged world-wide. The popularity of Old School Runescape is marked by five million plus downloads and more than a hundred thousand active players at any given time on its servers.
Its success is well-recognized especially by prestigious gaming bodies like the BAFTA or British Academy Games Awards, Develop:Star Awards, and the Pocket Gamer Mobile Awards. Several of the awards that it has received are “Best Mobile Game” and “EE Mobile Game of the Year”. These acknowledgements are a testament of Jagex’ success in developing and capitalizing on a well-loved game and improving it to even greater heights.
Demonstrably, Old School Runescape proves that complicated and sophisticated qualities is not necessarily the recipe of a game’s success. Despite its simple and two dimensional graphics, Old School Runescape was able to achieve what most MMORPGs could not.