RuneScape is a 3D MMORPG-game, developed by Jagex Ltd in 2001. The game can be played in two different ways: Pay-to-Play (P2P) and Free-to-Play (F2P). RuneScape was created out of its predecessor DeviousMUD. The game is played by approximately 12 million F2P- and P2P-players worldwide.
At first, RuneScape was released under the name DeviousMUD. The game was developed by Andrew Gower. In 1999 the game was remastered. The first playable version of RuneScape, called ‘RuneScape Classic’ was released at the beginning of 2001. Since 2005 RuneScape was only available for gamers who paid to play this game.
In 2002 RuneScape 2 was released. This version of the game had more elaborate game options. This version was expanded with a Player Own Houses option, among other features. In 2008 RuneScape HD was launched by game developer Jagex; the graphics of this game were improved tremendously.
In 2013 RuneScape 3 got its release. This version was well-equipped with better gameplay, innovative content, improved visuals and upgraded with better audio and visual effects and also new technological gadgets.
RuneScape is often compared to popular games such as: World of Warcraft, EverQuest and Guild Wars.
RuneScape takes place on the planet Gielinor: a planet dominated by gods, monsters, bizarre creatures and magical powers. The goal of the game is to collect XP points by using several options which result into different skill levels.
Since 2008 additional game worlds were introduced by Jagex. These worlds can be used by gamers as battlegrounds. Besides (group) battles players can also go on quests and execute tasks. Tasks can be executed in famous worlds like: Lumbridge, Ardougne, Varrock, Karamja and Falador. Moreover, players can participate in several ‘activities’ such as: Barbarian Assault, Brimhaven Agility Arena, Castle Wars, Fishing Trawler and more…
RuneScape is an all-round browser game which can be played with almost any device which has access to the internet. Do you like RPG-games, than RuneScape is a must have!