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How old were you when you first started?
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Posted 18 January 2015 - 12:38 PM
idk how old i was, started in 7th grade which was '04
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Posted 23 January 2015 - 01:04 AM
Originally introduced to the game through a very close childhood neighbor back in 8th grade (mid-2009). We went to the same elementary school and middle school... even his parents got together with mine for holiday dinners and such. As of now, we haven't talked in years since attending different high schools and universities. We're not so close now I guess. I remember going over to his house every week in middle school. First thing we did after opening the door was bantering about whose levels were higher. Good times, we were both still F2P.
He quit the next year, but I still continued because it was a nice time sink. While he was exploring/buying all the games on PSN, I kept on training. I became immersed in the game and bought membership 1.5 years after joining. You should know I also had a PS3, but stopped playing on that for the sake of more RS. The downfall is that I never familiarized myself with all the new games in the industry, and that kinda limited some talk at the lunch table. Unlike my friends, I can't name all the Pokemon or the anime characters or the guns in CoD/Battlefield (sometimes I feel alone in that sense), simply because I spent that time in this game. It's a price, but I'll live. It's really okay... I was never the outgoing or talkative guy anyway.
Throughout my entire high school career, I've kept quiet in terms of playing RS. Honestly, I was embarrassed to let it out because everyone was either talking about sports or new games. I started to be less afraid of that when I started college a few months ago. My floor is filled with gamers (Leaguers + Minecrafters + retired Scapers) anyway. Do I regret talking to the people I met through Runescape? Not one bit. I take it as a fact that I played and I'm proud to accomplish the goals I set for myself.
I joined after the supposed 'glory period'. High graphics existed, the GE was a thing, and people killed each other on PvP worlds. I was 13 when I started, now 18... a freshman in college. Although I feel my time in the game is approaching an end, this is a part of my life I will never forget. Maybe my old friend will come across these posts some day, and he'll understand why I kept myself attached to this game.
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Posted 23 January 2015 - 02:29 AM
Nobody told the sheep, that they outnumber the wolves.
Posted 31 January 2015 - 11:16 AM
Also in 2007 the player-base was young, that was when Miniclip and MTV were advertising the game heavily.
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Posted 29 March 2015 - 09:29 AM
Now the playerbase mostly consists of veterans who grew up playing the game. All of the 11 year olds in 2006 are now 20. Most people who played Runescape in 2006 have since quit the game years ago.
Edited by Spikedude35, 29 March 2015 - 09:30 AM.
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Posted 17 October 2016 - 04:57 AM
I was 13 when I started in 2006. I knew about RS much earlier though, since most of my friends played it at some point.
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