My concern is with minigame removal in a general sense

They mentioned how they're definitely removing Rat Pits, and they're really considering removing Mobilizing Armies, which I eventually would get over, but my concern is with minigame removal in a general sense. If they're willing to remove any minigame that's dead like Mobilizing Armies, does this mean they could potentially do it for any minigame that people don't play?

 

For example, there's still some minigames that don't require other people to play that are pretty dead as far as I know. Just I like Mobilizing Armies, I like Vinesweeper, and Gnome Restaurant, and many more minigames like them. If the only standard for a minigame to be removed is if its dead or not, I can't say I agree with that. 

 

If minigames can't be reworked to make people play them again, what's the point of designing future minigames? Won't those become dead aswell? I just think solo minigames, dead or alive shouldn't simply be deleted as easily as minigames like Rat Pits/Mob Armies.

 

I don't like the concept of D&D's or mainly the fact that we only get D&D's instead of minigames nowdays. Minigames allow us to have an alternative to training the skill whereas D&D's are too limited for a good amount of play time. 

 

Converting them into D&D's would be a step-down for me; however playing against the clock or an AI system is something I'd be down for with most minigames. Mob Armies could have an AI system, Barbarian Assault could have one, Trouble Brewing, and a load more of them. I just don't think deleting them solves anything. It's going around a problem that eventually they're going to have to fix in the long run.

The issue simply is they released two totally redundant minigames 2014, whose rewards could have been perfectly distributed at existing games. Furthermore they have created several interesting items which could make minigames more interesting, but those had to sacrificed to have them available at MTX (wicked pouch, every single skilling set released the past few years (except the exoskeletton),...). Minigames need to be fun and they need to be rewarding to have them being alive. A D&D on the other hand just needs to give out a certain (more or less good) reward and it is played. And as D&Ds are limited anyway regarding how often you can play them, they can also be more generous just with xp.

Related News

04
Aug

Runescape Smithing Update Feedback

Interesting idea to deal with higher level metals needing large sums to make a single bar. While I don't think it was covered in the stream if it will be a one use then gone.

09
Sep

Runescape - The prayer Chronicle Absorbtion is activated

The main point I'd like to discuss is the rate at which prayer points drain whilst the prayer Chronicle Absorbtion is activated.

18
Sep

I just returned to RS again for the millionth time

The rest of the updates are bringing our once united Runescape, that we all loved just how it was, into little segments and variations of games.

16
Sep

DarkScape updates to lead it into a God Wars II theme?

as OldSchool RuneScape has been confirmed to be non-canon, DarkScape would probably be non-canon as well, which in practice would mean that content here can be developed without having to worry that much about lore and logic

12
Sep

Blighted lands for Old Armour

One way to deal with this would be to give players some way to upgrade Dragon armour to Tier 70 while retaining its decorated status. This, however, could affect game balance, or be too complicated.

17
Feb

Gaining Hope for Runescape Quests

Shortly after the first bonus exp weekend, I ended up quitting RS and coming back about 2 years ago. I was shocked at the lack of quests, and, moreover, the lack of quality in many of the quests.

Leave A Reply

Rsgoldhub Top News

18
Dec

MU Legend Rift Guides for newbies

Rifts exist in numerous places across MU Legend and are very unstable.Once you enter one via a portal, you'll be teleported to an unknown place.Each time you enter the Rift, the map will be determined at random.In other words, even if you enter the exact same Rift portal greater than as soon as, it is possible to play on a various map every time.

15
Dec

MU Legend:News Legend,Has Been Opend

MU Legend's Open Beta Now Reside with New Trailer. The long-awaited addition to the MU franchise launches its worldwide OBT Yesterday.