Runescape

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GAME TECH INFO

Computer Platform: PC (Windows)
Produced by: Jagex Ltd.
Price Range: Free
Learning curve time: A few days
Age level: Children (Older)
ESRB Rating: Unrated
System Requirements: Broadband Internet Connection

Reviewed By: Alan
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Overall Rating: ★★★★½>
Genre: RPG
Christian Rating: 4 of 5 (good)
Gameplay: 4 of 5 (good)
Violence: 3 of 5 (mild)
Adult Content: 4 of 5 (barely present)

 

Runescape

Runescape is a fun online RPG that lets you do, almost anything you want. It is updated frequently (average of twice a week). You can train 15 skills as a free player varying from “Attack” to “Range” to “Runecrafting.” As a member (requires $5 a month) you gain access to more places and 9 more skills such as construction. The game never ends, so you can keep going till you want to stop.

The game is set up to where you gain increasing levels of skill as you play. If you are a brave warrior, you can battle creatures from level 1 chickens to level 700’s. You can raise your combat level to 138 and be the master of all.
If you are a gentle peasant you can farm, mine, smith, or pretty much anything. You can chat to friends, buy cool armor, make online friends, or even fly in hang-gliders!
No matter what person, this game has something for everyone.
You start out on a small island full of tutors to teach you the basics of the most important skills. You create your character, pick their clothes, skin color, gender, even hair style. Then, it’s off to the real world.
You start as a level 3. from here you can choose what ever you want to do anytime! The game never ends, so keep working to be the best!

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VIOLENCE
The violence is that of many other games, but not very intense. When attacking others, you just stand in your place and slash at them. No blood is shown, or gore. When the other person dies they just bend over, and disappear. If you die, you do the same, then reappear in a certain city.

LANGUAGE
There is no language at all

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ADULT CONTENT
There is little adult content besides drinking potions or medieval ales.

CHRISTIAN CONTENT
The only real thing here is that the game has gods, but they do spell it with a little “g” and they resemble more of the greek gods.

This Game is a great game its fun, it has no blood, and it allows you to talk to friends.

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Year of Release — 2001




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