Runescape

Runescape

After Tournament Scandal, RuneScape Dev Unsure What To Do With $20K Prize

The game might not be quite ready for primetime competition.
Cameron Kunzelman
9.28.17
virtual pride

'Runescape' Is Having a Pride Event, and Players Plan on Rioting

Thursday's event will send players across the world to make a rainbow-colored scarf. Scandalous!
Leif Johnson
6.7.17
Nostalgia

'RuneScape' Has Survived For 15 Years By Never Forgetting its Past

Unlike 'World of Warcraft' and most other online games, 'RuneScape' lets fans play versions of the game from years ago.
Patrick Klepek
12.14.16
Gaming

We Found Civility on the 'Lord of the Flies' of MMO Servers

'DarkScape' helps us remember what we found so attractive about the genre's emphasis on working with other players in the first place.
Leif Johnson
10.15.15
Reviews

'DarkScape': MMO 'RuneScape' Reinvents Itself as World of Cutthroat Capitalism

DarkScape is inspired by the emergent gameplay of Eve Online.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.17.15
Stuff

This Is How Much the World Has Changed Since the War in Afghanistan Began

As the bombing began in Afghanistan in 2001, social media didn't exist and Barack Obama was a state senator. Fourteen years later, the war is still going on, at least according to the Department of Justice.
Allie Conti
4.29.15
Motherboard Blog

Kids Are Robbing Each Other at Gunpoint For Virtual World Cash

We learn this weekend that a 19-year-old college student is looking at 15 years in jail after robbing one of his classmates at gunpoint. He wasn't after money or jewels or anything like that, though. Humza Bajwa just wanted more "magic" coins for his...
Adam Estes
8.13.12