Community Round-Up 06/02
Posted 06 February 2013 - 07:16 PM
As Sinkholes surface in Gielinor adventurers across the globe are heading down into the depths of Daemonheim to reap rewards. We're celebrating this with a Dungeoneering XP tracking contest! It doesn't matter whether you gain XP via traditional Dungeoneering floors or from the lamps received in a Sinkhole - there's prizes on offer for the most XP gained so you won't want to hang around! You can sign-up for the contest here.
Continuing last week's new fansite trend, ChromeRune has opened its doors! A new fansite specialising in guides, reviews and community, ChromeRune certainly looks like one to watch!
It's a busy month for the community over at Tip.It as they host weekly events throughout February. Taking down Hati, the King Black Dragon and the Zamorak God Wars bosses – there's something for every combat fanatic to get involved with.
Prefer your RuneScape news in a bitesized format? RuneZone have you covered in their new video video feature – RuneScape Round-Up! Spanning over just two short minutes, it'll provide you with all of the weekly RuneScape news you'll need!
Community Support Videos
We've been gathering community-created support videos over on our Official Jagex Support YouTube channel and have compiled a list of our favourites which you can check out here. Ranging from account security tips to contacting support – there's sure to be something you'll find interesting!
DeviantART user Valhelsing2 strikes again with yet another incredible piece of art, this time focusing on one of Bandos' most loyal followers, General Graardor!
Veteran video maker WillMissIt takes a first look at Sinkholes and provides you with some great tips on playing this new Dungeoneering D&D!
If you want to see your RuneScape creations featured in the weekly Community Round-Up, send it over to us at [email protected]!
That's all for this week's Community Round-Up! We'll see you again next week – don't forget to plunder those Sinkholes!
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Posted 06 February 2013 - 10:03 PM
Posted 06 February 2013 - 10:44 PM
Boss-hunting entails lower risks and much higher reward potential. I mean, people can still fight one another in safe minigames and get something out of it (like XP rewards), but out in the Wilderness, they're more like "Oh HELL no!" There's not much justification to go into such a high risk area for such little reward. Until Jagex comes up with a way to make the Wilderness have an exponentially higher earning potential that matches the Wilderness's risk factor, there's no point in going out there. If we're forced to go out there for something like a clue scroll, we obviously bring nothing but what we need to complete our task and nothing more. Otherwise, what's the point in risking like 300k-500k worth in gear and supplies every single time you want to go warring? That's one reason why most warring clans these days stick to CWA instead of doing things the old-fashioned way in the Wilderness (although there is also the matter of the toggle to take into account).
Personally, I'd much rather go boss-hunting with my clan than go PKing because not only is the risk factor extremely lower, the chance of making profit is MUCH higher. I mean, a drop that has either a Zamorakian spear, Subjugation robes, or something like the Zamorak hilt far outweigh what you can expect from a trip of PKing. Of course, there IS the matter of the "rush" you get when you're fighting someone else instead of an AI, but that small rush to me isn't worth risking my own stuff. There's also the matter of efficiency these days. Most RS players are hung up around efficiency and PKing not only entails as XP waste (because post-EoC, PvP activities don't reward XP anymore), it also entails high risk for possibly minimal reward.
Edited by TS Togusa, 06 February 2013 - 10:49 PM.
Posted 07 February 2013 - 01:27 AM
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Posted 07 February 2013 - 12:08 PM
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