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I'm sorry to announce publicly that after today I will no longer be involved with the official server or any serious Runescape emulation projects. I say that with a heavy heart, and I'm grateful to Tom and Davidi2 for the chance and time we spent together trying to create an emulator for the community. I've been apart of many projects over the years and I've met a lot of great people but I feel as if my time with Runescape emulation has grown beyond that of what can help me grow as a programmer and that I need to move on. Notably I had a great time working on the Moparscape server, both the original and my rendition, PRS06, my creations, and Silabgarza. I wouldn't be the programmer I am today without this community and I don't regret the hundreds of hours I spent trying to push the boundaries of emulators or research new topics.I think this post, as dramatic as it may sound, is speaking to the community. Runescape is growing old, and the excitement that came with trying to discover how Jagex as a company operated at least for me died two years ago with the decline in the games popularity. My passion these past few years were driven by my taste to try and see a rise in the community, and have these adventures once more but I know now that isn't plausible. I was content on working on the server until recently I became involved with a project outside of Runescape emulation. This opportunity opened my eyes to the skills I could possess that are outside of emulation and the choice was simple. I have found that in the past year I have decided I want to get into game development so I can create a similar feeling to how I felt when I first loaded into Runescape about ten years ago with everyone.I suggest to you that you try not to take this all as serious as some of you may, although taking this seriously is wise, I think everyone is really sensitive about how their image stands among people. I wish I spent more of my time instead of getting offended by how people saw me had more fun, and just enjoyed the ride. It went by fast, six years now I've been developing servers since the age of 14 and now looking back I know at least I accomplished much. I had a lot of feuds, I made a lot of friends. Making emulators can lead to skills to land you a job but it's very limited because of the limitations of creativity you constrain yourself to. I found it hard to advance past the level I reached because I simply didnt understand all the nuances of the game client and the architecture of design. People still are learning things today, and I think those skills are better applied to creating instead of emulating. There is a lot of talent here, it just needs better focus instead of wasting effort on something that is too niche.With those remarks, thank you seriously to the following people. Silabsoft for providing a good bounty of information and security testing the server, Tom for helping me get the server to the point it was, Davidi2 for ideas and your dedication to trying to help me move my work forward, Taharok for giving me helpful advice on programming when I needed it, Lothy for bouncing ideas back and forth when we had nothing to do, Zuppers for testing and providing critical information for the server.Thanks.
hey tom Im coming for ur gurl
I'm cool with that, she'd never go for someone who can't finish the job anyway.
"The secret to getting things done is to act" -Dante Alighieri
"Moparscape is the oldest Runescape private server community. We have been active since 2007.- Mitb, Founder"
<_^_> this community has really collapsed<_^_> it is like a shitty version of friendster for washed up nerds
I don't blame Sini. Nobody cares about private servers anymore. Or cheating. Or this game.
Quote from: Tree on September 07, 2015, 08:15:44 AMI don't blame Sini. Nobody cares about private servers anymore. Or cheating. Or this game.Or Tree.