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    Default Runescape Double XP weekend

    On the weekend of the 12th of March 2010, we will be running a "bonus XP weekend" for RuneScape members. This has been officially announced in our newsletter (if you haven't already, then sign up for it here).

    We've put together this blog as more of an FAQ to answer any questions about the weekend and we will be around on the forums to answer any questions that come up.

    More info here: http://services.runescape.com/m=devb...edium=nl&lc=21

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    "for RuneScape members"

    I don't think many people here are that :/
    Thanks for sharing though I suppose

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    Unbelievable. I played that game for 7 years and they never helped us out in the slightest. Probably trying to revive the game after their removal of Wilderness and Fair Trade.
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    Wow i bet the servers are going to be OVERLOADED to shit, double exp that's like.......TWICE the ammount you usually get!
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    I don't know if that's sarcasm or whatever, but Runescape 2x XP is really nice :/
    I don't play RS though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Schysm View Post
    Unbelievable. I played that game for 7 years and they never helped us out in the slightest. Probably trying to revive the game after their removal of Wilderness and Fair Trade.
    "Revive" heh the game is FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR FAR from dead.

    Quote Originally Posted by hotyman View Post
    I don't know if that's sarcasm or whatever, but Runescape 2x XP is really nice :/
    I don't play RS though.
    It was sarcasm, but not aimed at making runescape or anyone sound bad, just general lol.

    I agree, i wish when i used to play we had double EXP weekends, id at least have one 99 by now (or close to it)
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    First time seeing this happen at Runescape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuakeStriker View Post
    First time seeing this happen at Runescape.
    They're not giving back to the community or being a good company, they just want more money. They're encouraging players to train the skills they haven't trained.. There aren't many members who haven't trained all their member skills. They want F2P players to buy P2P and train their P2P skills. Just saying, jagex isn't trying to make our gaming experience any better.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Kluey View Post
    They're not giving back to the community or being a good company, they just want more money. They're encouraging players to train the skills they haven't trained.. There aren't many members who haven't trained all their member skills. They want F2P players to buy P2P and train their P2P skills. Just saying, jagex isn't trying to make our gaming experience any better.
    Wow....if you read on the site this is just a test and if all goes well it will be given to F2P people as well.

    And jagex ARE a company not a public service fool, so what if they encourage people to buy their product.

    If anything they ARE rewarding their paying cust****s by giving them first access to the bonus EXP weekends.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kluey View Post
    They're not giving back to the community or being a good company, they just want more money. They're encouraging players to train the skills they haven't trained.. There aren't many members who haven't trained all their member skills. They want F2P players to buy P2P and train their P2P skills. Just saying, jagex isn't trying to make our gaming experience any better.
    Yeah, I kind of figured out the MMO industry quite a while ago. Thanks for sharing your thoughts though. :-)

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    Wow....if you read on the site, this is just a test and if all goes well it will be given to F2P people as well.

    And jagex ARE a company not a public service retard, so what if they encourage people to buy their product.
    Silly sam, it all benefits their wallets one way or the other. If they give it to the F2P people as well, then surely people would start playing Runescape again thus increasing their chances of becoming P2P people.

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    So.. how is that pvp world thing or whatever they added sometime ago.. I loved low lvl pvp in wilderness... if I get really bored might buy an account just to play for the double exp then quit lol.. Im not cheap like you all :/ who arent even willing to pay $1.00 to try darkfall


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    Quote Originally Posted by Powster View Post
    So.. how is that pvp world thing or whatever they added sometime ago.. I loved low lvl pvp in wilderness... if I get really bored might buy an account just to play for the double exp then quit lol.. Im not cheap like you all :/ who arent even willing to pay $1.00 to try darkfall
    Yeah I'm cheap, spent 550 euro's from my paycheck to buy a better gaming PC. The fact with Dark Fall is that it's an utter fail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuakeStriker View Post
    Yeah I'm cheap, spent 550 euro's from my paycheck to buy a better gaming PC. The fact with Dark Fall is that it's an utter fail.
    Its a fail for people like you who are allods/wow type game lovers... but not for non carebear pvpers..


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    Quote Originally Posted by Powster View Post
    Its a fail for people like you who are allods/wow type game lovers... but not for non carebear pvpers..
    My favorite game is RF Online, which is heavily PvP based with 3 factions who can raid each other anywhere anytime (except the nooby starter map). But that's the best excuse you Dark Fall players can come up with isn't it? Calling other people CareBears.

    Anyways, keep this on topic we're starting to zone off here. ;/ PM instead or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuakeStriker View Post
    Yeah, I kind of figured out the MMO industry quite a while ago. Thanks for sharing your thoughts though. :-)



    Silly sam, it all benefits their wallets one way or the other. If they give it to the F2P people as well, then surely people would start playing Runescape again thus increasing their chances of becoming P2P people.
    Which is a good thing, as i said they are a company.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thedudesam View Post
    Which is a good thing, as i said they are a company not a public service.
    Well I agree with you on that then. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by thedudesam View Post
    Wow i bet the servers are going to be OVERLOADED to shit, double exp that's like.......TWICE the ammount you usually get!
    OMG, I NEVER knew that double meant TWICE the amount! Hahaha, kidding. But yeah, I was a member for years and this never happened. Too bad I won't be a member now. I don't feel like putting more pressure on my bank account right now.

    Quote Originally Posted by Powster View Post
    So.. how is that pvp world thing or whatever they added sometime ago.. I loved low lvl pvp in wilderness... if I get really bored might buy an account just to play for the double exp then quit lol.. Im not cheap like you all :/ who arent even willing to pay $1.00 to try darkfall
    Why bring up darkfall when this is CLEARLY a runescape thread. Get back on-topic and get over the fact that no one wants to play darkfall. People have their own tastes in games.
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    I don't play RS anymore, but remember, if more people become paying members, that means more money which could mean more employees which could lead to more content. I see no problem with x2 XP for members

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mxerdude View Post
    OMG, I NEVER knew that double meant TWICE the amount! Hahaha, kidding. But yeah, I was a member for years and this never happened. Too bad I won't be a member now. I don't feel like putting more pressure on my bank account right now.


    Why bring up darkfall when this is CLEARLY a runescape thread. Get back on-topic and get over the fact that no one wants to play darkfall. People have their own tastes in games.
    lol.. guess you cant read cuz I was on topic there when I mentioned darkfall.. I said I was thinking about getting a member account of runescape to enjoy the double weekend.. I know people have their own tastes... I dont play darkfall and havent for a long time..


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    This is only game where most of my friends agree that this game has the best quests of any other MMORPG. (That isn't dead)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Powster View Post
    lol.. guess you cant read cuz I was on topic there when I mentioned darkfall.. I said I was thinking about getting a member account of runescape to enjoy the double weekend.. I know people have their own tastes... I dont play darkfall and havent for a long time..
    You were on-topic at first but then you mentioned darkfall from no where. Which was totally pointless.

    Anyway, Runescape already has a pretty good player base so I don't think they need worry about that too much. Double exp is good though and it already isnt really that hard to level skills unless you're farming which I never really liked.

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    to bad you cant no-life it, you only get double xp for 10 hours gameplay time after that its 1.1x

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    Dude farming is the best.

    The bad thing is the people who play those facebook games call and Runescape stupid.

    I'm all like "So, what ya doing on Farmville?"
    "Oh, clicking seeds, clicking ground, waiting for them to grow."
    "Really? You know you do the same thing on Runescape but instead can do other things while your crops are growing"

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    eh it got moved to runescape forums.. thread should now be shot and considered dead. and farming isnt bad at all takes like 5 mins total and you can make 500k+ off that 5 mins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiger1526 View Post
    eh it got moved to runescape forums.. thread should now be shot and considered dead. and farming isnt bad at all takes like 5 mins total and you can make 500k+ off that 5 mins.

    Yup, and all those Mabinogi threads didn't even get moved at all.

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