Why? If you look at Old School RuneScape from the outside, you have to ask yourself why. "">Why should so many players prefer this old MMORPG when there are other, more up-to-date, pretty alternatives like World of Warcraft, The Elder Scrolls Online or even a modern-day RuneScape.
Exactly this question, I went to RS Mobile Gold the bottom and attended the Runefest 2018, a big fan festival in which players and developers together celebrate their game. "">The Runefest had to move for the first time this year and took place in a larger event hall than before, because so many fans attended - also a sign of growth.
"">Interview to find an answer: At Runefest 2018, I had the opportunity to speak with Mathew Kemp, Senior Product Manager for Old School RuneScape. ">I asked him to give me a deeper insight into the phenomenon.
">I was particularly interested in why so many players would prefer the retro versus the modern version.
Senior Product Manager Mathew Kemp believes in nostalgia: "I can definitely tell you why so many people play. I can not say for RuneScape Mobile Gold sure why some players prefer to play one thing over the other. I've always looked at it like this: In the old days, Old School RuneScape was the relevant game of its time (2005-2007), that's 12 to 14 years ago. "">The players were 12 to 14 years old and are now in their late twenties to early thirties. "