‘Old School Runescape’ is receiving a speedrun recreation mode

A brand new Old School Runescape replace provides one other problem mode to the sport, this time within the type of speedrunning. 

To be particular, the speedrunning pertains to the sport’s Quests, which “takes place on members-only worlds with separate save files”.

A weblog submit on the Old School Runescape web site explains that “upon logging on to a Speedrunning world, you’ll be prompted to select the quest you’d like to run.” Once a quest has been chosen, “the game will automatically adjust your stats to the recommended levels for the quest you’ve chosen, as well as providing all the relevant items.”

Old School RuneScape. Credit: Jagex.
Old School RuneScape. Credit: Jagex.

Although gamers don’t must be consistently engaged in a speedrun when in one in all these worlds, XP can’t be earned in them, so expertise can’t be leveled up. However, taking part in speedruns will present gamers with “reward points which will transfer across to your main account in the normal game mode.” These reward factors will scale relying on how effectively a participant finishes a quest, with a most of 320 factors being obtainable from a single quest.

The speedrunning worlds are clearly aimed toward gamers who’re already skilled with Old School Runescape and on the lookout for a change, as they supply no tutorial or buying and selling, with elements comparable to PvP and minigames together with Castle Wars and Soul Wars being disabled.

As with any good speedrunning mode, statistics comparable to the present time throughout a speedrun, private finest time, and international finest time will all be viewable, in addition to the occasions wanted for every of the rewards.

Old School RuneScape. Credit: Jagex.
Old School RuneScape. Credit: Jagex.

The replace will launch with 5 early recreation quests – Cook’s Assistant, Ernest the Chicken, Demon Slayer, Vampyre Slayer, and Dragon Slayer 1. Additional quests will probably be added every month, with the primary 5 months at present being roadmapped.

Old School Runescape speedrunning will start with a beta obtainable on September 14 and can final for 2 weeks with the workforce taking up suggestions forward of its full launch.

In different information, Konami will announce a brand new recreation in a “loved” collection at this 12 months’s Tokyo Game Show.

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