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  1. Kinda why after my main got banned I stopped playing RS. 25% of the reason I played was for end-level content and 75% was the social aspect. By the time I left in 2011, my friends list was deserted. The name-change ability from 2009 was the beginning of the end. I started playing MW2, by then if i quit for three or four months I'd barely recognize my friends list. I have nothing against higher exp rates, but RS3 takes it too far. The reason people left for CoD/LoL et al. was because these games didn't require MASSIVE time investment to play high level content. When there wasn't much late game content it's not too bad, but now low level/mid level content is deserted as swathes have left.. It's not fun playing on your own in much less populated worlds compared to before. Another example of when Jagex's inaction to a changing gaming market has hurt them. The good thing about OSRS is it has features which people wanted in 2007, more developer interaction and more bosses while keeping familiarity*. Also Micro transactions (non cosmetic) is BS <_< *Yes I know EOC was in beta for a long time. However many RS players return after prolonged period out. A player from 2011 will struggle to transition to RS3. A player from 2006 rejoining in 2011 wouldn't find it so hard.
  2. I feel the demise of traditional fansites has been in tandem with RS evolving. Today everything is about EXP, as it has been for around 5 years. You can google any RS item (pretty much) and get an instant page about it on the RS wiki. Tip it can't compete with that. There was a time long ago when I had to go through the item database on this site and bestiary. Now I can google it. Some of the key things Tip it was used for; Quest guides, Treasure trails have been superseded. Demand has changed and Tip it doesn't have the reach to meet it. PS: It's very sad that Jmod only began to truly interact with the community once it became a fragment of what it once was. I wish they'd talked to us more back in 2005/6 and been responsive to suggestions then (using the forums). I play LoL and Riot are willing to listen to the community unlike Jagex (well where).
  3. ntn

    10 years

    I think I used that guide..I recognised your sig from somewhere. http://forum.tip.it/topic/72654-the-fight-caves/ Was one of the best guides, especially when Youtube was still taking off and my broadband sucked too hard to use it while bossing.
  4. Don't post here often, but like to say on behalf of lurkers galore Arceus you're doing an awesome job!
  5. 2005. Back when DT was a challenge (for most) and skilling actually meant something in the game.
  6. Hey guys 2nd post ever, long time browser - but today if the first time I've posted in what's nearly 5 years!
  7. Hey guys 2nd post ever, long time browser - but today if the first time I've posted in what's nearly 5 years!
  8. Hey first time posting (long time browser :D). If I wasn't banned right now i'd probably say "They deserve it". But after being banned recently (in my opinion unfairly), i'd say this is a good step by Jagex to allow people to buy back their accounts - especially if they've been unfairly banned.
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