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RuneReview – Lord of Vampyrium… and DarkScape!

Runescape continued with the next point in the dark, gloomy Myreque series with Lord of Vampyrium. As it is situated within Morytania, it already has the suggestion of being dark and creepy, but this quest put that into a magnified perspective. The majority of the quest is recon work originally, but once that breaks it gets into some more intense moments. If you love lore and how it works together then this quest will tear you up, because honestly after I finished it it felt that it was much more intense than I expected.

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The second (and surprise) update was Darkscape! Apparently this was something long coming, but was kept under the shades by the teams to ensure it was something that would take the playerbase by surprise. And it definitely has thus far, just gauging from the reactions I’ve seen on Twitter and Reddit while getting some more information myself. It has a more serious tone and deathly inflection born into it, but something focused an the reborn aspect of PVP worlds tends to lean towards that. I’ve been able to test it somewhat until I got an error and it bumped me off, but it’s interesting nonetheless. Definitely looking forward to the next updates, maybe could look for something else unexpected? 😮


RuneReview – Flash Demon Mobs Revamp

The Flash Demons got a slight upgrade to their power and loot capabilities, but thus far, they must be misers because from all of the ones I’ve fought I haven’t had much luck yet XD. Now that’s not to say I won’t get anything (although even though I did them before and haven’t gotten much…), but I’ll still try, one of those titles would be awesome to have I think :D.

If anyone is curious on fighting them, I wouldn’t mind joining some groups so we can take’em down together, strength in numbers and all that :P. If you would, just message me in-game, and we’ll get’em!


Sharing Your Adventure Log

You can send your Adventure Log to Twitter to show off your achievements even if you don’t post them yourself. It’s not very difficult to do, and just requires your Adventure Log and a site called www.twitterfeed.com.

The first step is to get your RSS feed URL. You can get this from your Adventure Log activity. First log into your Adventure Log and click on Activity.

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After clicking on Activity, you then click on the RSS Feed button, which looks like an orange satellite wave.

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On getting to this page, you’ll see the URL for this page, that’s your RSS Feed URL.

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Now that you have the URL, you need to create an account at TwitterFeed.

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After logging in, you then start to create your feed.

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Starting your log you insert the RSS URL you obtained earlier and then you name it so you can recognize it in the Feed list. You also can set the interval of how often it checks for updates to it.

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In the Advanced Settings you can set what shows up before and after the link, like #Runescape.

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After you set what’s on the sending tweet, you then link up the services you want it sent to.

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After setting the services, you confirm it and go back to your dashboard, and it’s ready to go!


Mobile Runereview – Ports Update

The addition to the Ports with weapons and new adventurers has freshened up the boating scene, bringing in more methods to access and more story. I haven’t had the ability to try out this new gear yet as I’m still trying to make the Workshop, but rest assured once I can I’ll be enjoying it. I’ve already got an outfit planned to go with the swords :D.


RuneReview – Hati & Skoll and RuneLabs

This ones a toofer scooper :o. As always in the beginning of the year, the wolves Hati and Skoll show up to wreak havoc on the Fremminik province, and it’s up to the players to knock them away. Hati had been the sole attacker for a couple years, until Skoll showed up on the scene fairly recently. They both want to chomp you down, but Skoll requires some coaxing to get him to show. And as always, after defeating the duo, you get some decorative items and bonus XP to boot. Now with Eir added to the mix, some more BXP is added bringing more benefits. The BXP has gotten toned down some, but it is still worth the brawl to get any extra XP for training.

RuneLabs was also released this week as a slight surprise, bringing the minds of the community to bear. I haven’t had a chance to submit anything just yet, but I do have a couple ideas in mind and seen a couple good ones to save and support later on. I do hope that RuneLabs will make for some interesting updates, it could put us in a position similar to IVP so maybe players would feel more secure in what is coming. I appreciate any and all updates Jagex has made, and possibly RuneLabs will enhance that further :o. So here’s to bigger and better updates!


RuneReview – Elemental Drop Tables

Well I have to say the drop tables for elementals and the like was interesting, it did have some differences but all together I didn’t luck out, Killerwatts and Dust Devils are still tightwads XD. I will have to say though that this will help slayers who are just hitting those levels and need some decent loot, I always liked what I got from Dusties, although most of it I definitely did without XD.

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RuneReview – Boss Pets

It’s really late but eh, I’ma get it!

Taking into consideration the boss pets, I myself have had no luck (although all I’ve done so far is kill the KQ once…), but I’m definitely interested in getting some of these. I’m happy that they took a good idea from ’07 and applied it to RS3, even if it didn’t come from it, although I figure it did. I do know there are people who like ’07 better than the present, and seeing all these interesting ideas being implemented into it makes me think someday it’ll come to RS3 too, but you know it just takes time. You never know, we may be seeing even more come our way one day :o. There’s a chance they could apply some RS3 aspects to ’07, but as it’s done in a certain way, they will have to be selective on what they may try.

All in all, good update, definitely looking forward to some more like this in the future :D.


Mains, Irons, and Classics Oh My!

Well I’ve been trying to catch up in Runescape, but work has been pretty busy lately, so I can play when I’m able. My progress hasn’t been too bad, while running my main character, I’m also trying to catch up my two Ironmen and my Classic character. So needless to say I got lots to do XD.

Main Character

Currently I’m working on getting 99 Attack, so I’ll have maxed out melee, then I may get a non-combat 99 next, possibly Firemaking since it’s next up in the amount of XP I’ve gained. I still need to do Broken Home, but I plan on getting that done soon, not to mention the Clue Rewards revamp tomorrow :D. Also there’s something else happening tomorrow, but you’ll see that on Twitter later… ;o

Ironmen

For my ironmen, I need to work on both, but as before, time constraints play a really big part in that :o. My first goal for both is to get probably all my skills to 20 and all the F2P quests finished since they’re F2P atm. Once I do that then I’ll start working on different skills to build up really high, possibly look for membership on one or both. Decisions later 😮

Classic

My Classic character has actually been built up some, and I’m curious on trying to do more with it, I think they’re more Ironmen than the current characters considering they’re hardly used :P. They’re rolling the same way as the ironmen are, just training stats and doing quests. Once I get done with most of the F2P quests I may start with some of the P2P and attempt the partnered ones, I got Shield of Arrav done, so I just need Heroes now :P.

Well aside from this, about all I got for my characters, now lets see if I can keep it going 😮