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Developer: Jagex, Jagex Ltd. Games Studio
Publisher: Jagex Ltd. Games Studio
Release date: January 4, 2001
Rating: Teen
Explore a vast, ever-evolving world in this iconic, free-to-play MMORPG. Embark on epic quests, battle foes, and forge your legend in a rich, immersive fantasy universe.

About the game

RuneScape is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Jagex. Set in the vast, medieval fantasy world of Gielinor, players explore and complete quests, train skills, and engage in combat. With its rich lore, RuneScape offers thousands of hours of content, from PvE boss battles to PvP mini-games. Available in both Old School RuneScape (OSRS) and RuneScape 3 (RS3) versions, it caters to a diverse player base, each with unique graphics, mechanics, and content updates.

Reasons to play

  • Immense content: A vast world with various quests and activities provides near-limitless gameplay.
  • Strong community: An engaged player base fosters social interactions, friendships, and in-game events.
  • OSRS and RS3: Two distinct versions cater to different player preferences and nostalgic experiences.

Reasons not to play

  • Grinding: The game requires considerable time investment to level up skills and achieve goals.
  • Dated graphics: OSRS's nostalgic visuals and RS3's dated engine may be unappealing to some players.
  • Pay-to-win aspects: Some aspects of RS3, such as Treasure Hunter, can offer in-game advantages for real money.


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