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Official Site: RuneScape
Studio: Jagex Games Studio
Launch Date: January 4, 2001
Genre: Fantasy Sandbox
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Browser

Massively Overthinking: Designed downtime in MMORPGs

In a Daily Grind not long ago, MOP reader Armsbend said something I thought just cried out for discussion. After noting that he...

RuneScape delays Firemaking updates and previews its Freedom camera mode

Bit of bad news, good news out of the RuneScape camp: The bad news is that the improvements to the Firemaking skill are...
Sand!

Old School RuneScape improves its quest panel while providing plenty of sand storage

Do you need help storing sand in old school RuneScape? Good news, then, as the game's latest patch adds in a new Sandstone...
Everyone likes hunting, everyone likes bounties! Why didn't this work?

RuneScape is yanking the Bounty Hunter system, consolidating shape-changing, and more

Sometimes the best way to improve content in an MMO is to throw it away, remove it from the game, and then pretend it...

The MOP Up: MapleStory goes to the arcade

If you're playing MapleStory, chances are that you're not too prim and proper to enjoy some goofy fun. So pop in a quarter...

Jukebox Heroes: Eldevin’s soundtrack

I can't say that Eldevin has ever risen very high on my MMO radar, but over the past year or so I've noticed...
SO many things.

RuneScape’s lady devs host AMA on getting started in the industry, stream abuse, and rocks

In honor of International Womens' Day, the ladies (and at least one dude) who work at RuneScape studio Jagex have graciously teamed...

The MOP Up: Space Engineers jury-rigs a release

Everyone knows that engineers are the unsung heroes of civilization, and space engineers doubly so! So join us in saluting Space Engineers, the...
Skeleton bows.

Old School RuneScape implements a rollback due to a surfeit of Twisted Bows

Players of the oldest school variety of RuneScape will be losing a stretch of time today. The game's most recent update added a...

Jagex picks up EVE Online vet Nathan Richardsson, is still working on multiple secret MMOs

If you've been reading Massively OP for a while, you're not going to be surprised whatsoever to once again hear the news that Jagex...
snek? heckin snek?

RuneScape launches its third and final Elite Dungeon, the Shadow Reef

All seasoned adventurers in RuneScape are encouraged to dive into the last Elite Dungeon today. This of course means "seasoned" as a synonym...

RuneScape’s latest patch focuses on bug-fixes and quality-of-life improvements

A new RuneScape patch went live this week, but after the last few updates -- which, as you might recall, introduced a new...

The MOP Up: Warframe brings Fortuna to Nintendo Switch

Are you jamming with Warframe on the Switch? If so, then this past week you had an extra reason to jam hard, as...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 207: Bunny girls throughout Eorzea

Justin and Bree discuss Final Fantasy XIV, Guild Wars 2, Legends of Aria, RuneScape, Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, and Warframe, with mailbag topics on MMO endgames and battle royale modes in MMOs.

The MOP Up: FFXIV tickles the ivories

One of the best (of many) features in Final Fantasy XIV is its amazing soundtrack. And just when you think you've heard it...

Jagex reassures players that it’s business as usual for RuneScape as possible sale looms

Last week, we covered the disturbing news that RuneScape developer Jagex was being put up for sale by the Chinese holding company that...

The MOP Up: SoulWorker introduces Chii Aruel

There's a new character on the horizon for SoulWorker, and her name is Chii Aruel. The studio hasn't said much about her just...

RuneScape dev Jagex is up for sale by its struggling Chinese owners after posting record high year

Remember a couple of years back when RuneScape company Jagex was bought out by China's Shandong Hongda, a company known primarily for...

Old School RuneScape outlines proposed Chambers of Xeric adjustments

In the wake of last week's huge Old School RuneScape update, which added the all-new Kebos Lowlands region to the game,
Somebody loves you, and that's good.

RuneScape boots player who streamed himself bullying a suicidal gamer

A game as large and old and multifaceted as RuneScape is bound to collect some bad seeds over time, and as we've seen...

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