Hidden updates/2013

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December[edit | edit source]

  • 17 December
    • The Grand Exchange has been covered in snow.
    • The VIP star from the Gold premier club has been made darker.
    • The default option for Grand Exchange Clerks is "Exchange" rather than "Talk-to".
    • The Price Checker has had a deposit all button added to it.
    • The border guards next to the Grand Exchange have returned.
  • 11 December
    • The animation for holding the world map has been updated.
    • The agility shortcut east of Draynor Manor has been replaced with a bridge.
    • The border guards near Barbarian Village, Grand Exchange, Draynor Village and both east and west of Draynor Manor have been removed.
    • A new Guidance system hints toggle has been added to the gameplay settings.
    • Cosmetic skulls have been added to those in multi-way combat inside the wilderness.
    • The default amount of an item bought in the Grand Exchange has been reverted to 0.
    • The Wisdom aura has been changed to recharge at 00:00 UTC, instead of having a cooldown period of 24 hours.
  • 3 December
    • The Festive aura and Jack of trades have been changed to recharge at 00:00 UTC, instead of having a cooldown period of 23h 30min for the Festive aura and 21 hours for the Jack of trades.
    • Checking the time remaining of an active festive aura now also informs players of how much bonus experience remains until the cap of 50,000 XP is reached.
    • The picture for the factions hiscores have been changed to display Armadyl and Bandos (though not for everyone).

November[edit | edit source]

  • 26 November
    • A "Donate anonymously" option has been added to the Well of Goodwill.
    • The Lumbridge lodestone has been moved back to its original position.
    • The font used in NPC dialogue boxes has been updated.
    • A cutscene has been added when sailing from certain locations.
    • The log in screen has been redesigned.
    • The members parts of the world map have been greyed out for free players.
    • The locale and characters of The Blood Pact have been graphically updated.
    • Another quest filter has been added.
    • The mining sound effect has been updated.
    • Cows, undead cows, plague cows, dairy cows and the prized dairy cow have been graphically improved.
    • The arrow under your character, pointing to for example the starting point of a daily challenge, has been graphically updated.
    • The Play Now button on the RuneScape splash page leads to a download link for the client rather than just the game now.
    • Snow implings have returned to the game, spawning near the helpful snow imps.
  • 13 November
    • A Distraction & Diversion reset token (daily) can now be used to reset the Big Chinchompa D&D.
    • The animations that play when Guthan and Torag's set effects trigger have been updated.
    • Cosmetic pendants of skill can now be added in Dragon keepsake key.
    • The music that formerly played only when fighting the Barrows Brothers now plays all throughout their crypts.

October[edit | edit source]

  • 30 October
    • The "Last logged in" message in the Player Info section of the login interface no longer displays the IP address of the player.
    • The Super September emote sign in the emotes tab has been changed.
    • The virtus wand and virtus book now have a Server-wide Announcement when dropped by Nex.
    • The shadow changes were reverted.
  • 22 October
    • Mouseover text font has been changed.
    • The mouseover text box has been slightly updated.
    • Players and NPCs now have slightly darker shadows.
    • The Dungeoneering interfaces for selecting a floor and complexity level, the trade interface, Price checker interface, Thessalia's Makeovers interface, Yrsa's shoes interface, the Hybrid Armour awards interface and Photo booth interface have been graphically updated.
    • The Equipment interface button in the bank now has a silver trim around it. Also, the close button and the question mark has been shifted slightly.
    • The Login screen has been updated.
    • Anti-aliasing now affects the minimap.
  • 8 October
    • Bowstrings and unstrung bows now have a left-click String option.
    • The environmental lighting has been changed to change gradually after teleporting, instead of instantly.
    • Changing your Display Name would now inform you of the next possible time you can change to the minute.

September[edit | edit source]

  • 17 September
    • Player IDs (PID) no longer have an effect on whether you complete an action before another player.
    • The Friends List limit has been increased to 400 for members-only players.
    • The clickable area of chronicle fragments has been increased.
    • The food items for the golden chinchompa now have a "Convert" option. Their destroy message has also been changed to: "As the food is no longer needed you can trade it in for gold if you want."
    • Getting a voyage from Surula now adds an extra voyage to the amount of voyages left (only if her Gossip voyage overrides an unused voyage).
    • The Adventurer's Log no longer counts unlocking the Castle Wars kills cape for the first time.
  • 2 September
    • The experience modifiers of the Battle of Lumbridge tokens have all been increased by 0.2.
    • The cosmetic weapon override weapon parts (from the Battle of Lumbridge) have been made available to free players.

August[edit | edit source]

  • 29 August
    • Members' Loyalty Programme outfits have been made cosmetic overrides accessed from the Customisation screen.
    • The Loyalty Programme Shop no longer has anything in stock except for Tier 1-4 auras and Item recolours.
    • Attempting to buy anything from the Loyalty Programme Shop will open up Solomon's General Store so you can buy from there.
    • A tooltip has been added to all items in the Loyalty Programme Shop stating you should buy them from Solomon's General Store instead.
    • The font used in the dialogue, minigame HUDs, the skill tab tooltips and friends and clan chat player lists has been updated.
    • The bank interface has had its button removed to quickly open the equipment interface.
    • The fence in level 64 Wilderness has been given a touch option, resulting in the message "You touch the fence." (In preparation for Super September).
    • The camera can no longer be rotated with the bank interface open.
  • 13 August
    • All the tiers for each species of XP lamps from the Battle of Lumbridge have been merged into a single lamp; all small lamps purchased are the same regardless of tier and so forth.
    • Lucky equipment item kept on death values automatically update to match their tradeable counterparts' grand exchange market price.

July[edit | edit source]

  • 17 July
    • Pressing ` now gives the message: "The developer console can be accessed with ALT-`, ALT-§ or ALT-²."
    • The music in-game now fades in as it begins.
    • The portal at Lumbridge has grown bigger again, and more new NPCs now surround it.

June[edit | edit source]

  • 17 June
    • Clan vexilla have been fixed to once again display clan colours when equipped.
    • The dialogue shown after having bought the full stock of battlestaves from Naff's Knockoff Staves has been changed from "The shop only has 80 left to buy." to "The shop only had 80 left to buy, your order has been adjusted accordingly.".
  • 6 June
    • Toppings from the Squeal of Fortune are no longer tradeable.

May[edit | edit source]

April[edit | edit source]

March[edit | edit source]

  • 25 March
    • While on a Free-to-play world the members stat icons in the stat interface have a yellow background.
    • Total experience now includes the experience of P2P skills that exceed the level 5 cap.
  • 18 March
    • The damage stat of the dark bow has been lowered.
    • Unavailable abilities now show a lock icon on them.
    • When playing the Last Orders random event in a Player-owned port, the displayed glasses now disappear when you serve a patron, instead of becoming empty ones.

February[edit | edit source]

January[edit | edit source]