RuneScape is important on a personal level for three reasons that are tiny: being the first MMORPG I played, the first game I could be described as addicted to OSRS Gold; and the first game that can be described as 'online' although it's far from being the most enjoyable. But, it's three milestones in gaming that shouldn't be scoffed at.
Following a quick and minimal instruction on the appropriately called Tutorial Island after which I found myself stranded in the uninteresting yet quite pleasant town along the riverside of Lumbridge. Every new player masters the basic mechanics, for example, how to create fire or put money in the bank. It's important to note that, in RuneScape the game, all players begin with the same playing field (weirdly, at level 3).
There's no set classes or predetermined build of skills, instead, you should focus on your strengths, with the aim of making sure that each person reaches the level of 99. Since that's not practical or perhaps even desirable for many of us, it's better to concentrate in just a few. However, the total character or combat level has the maximum of 126 (or an arbitrary number of 123 in RuneScape Classic). I believe I reached the 82 mark before I decided to call it an end. Perhaps school began again.
There are also five attack types for you to learn: knife, smash, slash, magic and ranged. At first, my measly prey consisted in goblins and poultry, though there's a lot of larger and more dangerous food sources available. Predators, too. Certain, RuneScape is a long learning curve beginning. Once I had the basic skills mastered, it was all done and I began to find it difficult to step away from my computer.
In all, 232 in all, scattered over a vast world map with enough variation to satisfy my 12-year-old self. Every is a distinct short story that has a wacky plot and humorous dialogue. Some of my personal favorites are solving the mystery of a missing chicken from Draynor Manor and sneaking into the seemingly inaccessible Black Knights' Fortress on behalf of the adversaries Cheap RuneScape Gold, the White Knights of Falador.