Old School Runescape is certainly a blast from the past. It was so popular back in the early 2000s, with kids paying for premium access because the game was just that good.
But what made the game so good back then and why should you download it on your phone again now?
The graphics were simple back then with blocky polygon figures. The advantage now, for users with lower phone specs, this game will run quite smoothly. Even if they look like boxes, there’s still a premium quality feel to the game reminiscent of the first incarnation of it.
This is where Runescape shines, may it be the PC version from before or the mobile version now. It’s so simple to play. Just point and click. Nothing fancy at all, but don’t let the simplicity fool you, there is so much to do in this game. You can spend hours leveling your cooking skill, your combat or magic skills. You can craft all kinds of items and go on the various quests available.
You start out as an adventurer in Gielinor. First off, if you’re a new player or a seasoned one, it’s still highly suggested to focus on the tutorials in Tutorial Island. The tutorials are a very helpful refresher, especially if you haven’t played a while.
Once you passed through the tutorials, you can start your own adventure or follow the quests to have a general idea of where to go. Lumbridge is the first town you go to, you can first follow a cooking quest from the Lumbridge Guide or explore the world on your own.
Overall, the experience is smooth. Even smoother than playing on the browser. There’s no lag present and I can see why it’s received many downloads since it’s release. I highly recommend checking the game out if you haven’t already. It still remains to be one of the best free games created for the computer, and hopefully for the Android soon.
You can download Runescape on iTunes or Google Play.