Yasser believes there is also a cognitive disconnect at play. "I am certain that if you [told] people that, somehow, it is possible to help individuals affected by [hurricanes] Harvey and Irma just by playing Runescape, they would do RS gold," he said. "But if you inform them that by killing a player, they'll be harming a family in a little country that nobody cares about, they will not mind killing that player."
From its low-poly graphics to its point-and-click interface, Old School is about as barebones as it gets, but simplicity isn't always a bad thing. There's no fat on Runescape, and it works as, more than anything else, it is a game about setting and accomplishing goals.
It's about improving your account by reaching the end lines you set for yourself, whether that is earning enough cash to buy an expensive thing or training a skill to 99. You choose what you want to do, and with every milestone you strike, you unlock new items to do. It's a hugely engrossing cycle for the right sort of player, but it is not always a fun one.
I went to Old School with a clear short-term goal in mind: complete Recipe for Disaster, Runescape's most difficult and famous pursuit. To do this, I'd need to complete dozens of different quests and train multiple abilities to adequate levels, making it a great way to find a great deal of the game in a short time. For new players, it is also the ideal means to learn the way Runescape handles quests.
There is no defined effort or main plot in cheap OSRS gold. Rather, its world is fleshed out through quests which are structured like stories. Runescape's quests are not disposable jobs such as the fetch quests you pick up from random NPCs in several MMOs--at least, the majority of them are not. They're filled with branching dialogue, unique puzzles and endearingly janky cutscenes.