My brief experience with Runescape must have been more than 10 years ago. A friend played, I guess, and was playing. Maybe he was showing it to me in the hopes that I, too, would play; with him, no less!
Instead, what I did was take over the keyboard, because Runescape is click click click kind of deal, and hurled insults like they were fireballs. I pissed off anyone within earshot, begging them to try and fight "me" as my panic-stricken friend tried to flee from the growing angry mob that wanted to wreck his shit. I do not think I have seen Runescape since and said friend did not try and get me to play it again.
I don't think he still plays, but for the stalwarts hanging on to the 15-year-old, free MMORPG, it has ditched Java and moved onto a new framework, NXT. Aside from the immediate performance and visual upgrade, it "future proofs" Runescape, which can now be more easily updated with higher resolution textures and the like.... read more