RuneFest 2015 was the 5th annual RuneScape convention, and was held on 3 October 2015, again at Tobacco Dock in London. It shared a steampunk theme, based on the elite skill Invention, along with a vampyre theme. It was announced on 16 June 2015.
Introduction[edit | edit source]
Venue[edit | edit source]
RuneFest 2015 was the third RuneFest held at Tobacco Dock, in London (50 Porters Walk, London, Greater London E1W 2SF).
Tickets and Accommodation[edit | edit source]
Tickets cost £99 each. They were also available to buy through bonds.
|1 ticket||35 bonds|
Accommodation for the nearby Guoman Tower Hotel could also be bought through bonds.
|Twin room - night before (2nd October)||55 bonds|
|Twin room - night after (3rd October)||55 bonds|
Flights to London could also be bought with bonds. The amount of bonds required to pay for a flight depended on where the person is flying from and when they arrived and departed.
Zemomarks[edit | edit source]
Zemomarks were the currency for RuneFest 2015, bought in-game with bonds. They could be bought before or during the event, collected from the bank area.
|1 bond||15 zemomarks||Worth £3|
|5 bonds||75 zemomarks||Worth £15|
|10 bonds||150 zemomarks||Worth £30|
The Night Before[edit | edit source]
The Night Before RuneFest party was held at Namco Funscape, London (Riverside Buildings, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB). Tickets could be bought for £15 and attendees received a drinks token upon arrival.
The event[edit | edit source]
The doors opened at 10am, and closed at 11pm. The whole event was livestreamed on Twitch, hosted by Darren Jeffries and Matt Littler.
Goodie bag[edit | edit source]
Attendees received a goodie bag upon arrival, which included:
- RuneFest 2015 lanyard
- RuneFest 2015 marker pen
- RuneFest 2015 bag
- RuneFest 2015 pen
- RuneFest 2015 notebook
- RuneFest 2015 pin badge
- Code for a RuneFest dragonling
- Vampire fangs
- A rubber duck named Monty, with a leaflet
- A bottle of water
- Food and drink tokens
- Hero's Welcome spot the differences picture
- Penguin Hide and Seek leaflet
- Hunt the JMods booklet
Revealed future updates[edit | edit source]
- Kindred Spirits
- Fate of the Gods II
- Heart of Gielinor
- Gower Quest
- A new high-level solo boss
- Mining and Smithing reworks
- More Raids bosses
- Nomad's Elegy
- River of Blood (Myreque VII)
- Sliske's Endgame
Ground floor[edit | edit source]
The ground floor contained:
- Chronicle: RuneScape Legends room - available to play, including on Oculus Rift
- Grand Exchange - could buy zemomarks, and merchandise
- Main and secondary stages
- NXT room - available to play
- Photo booth - green screen, props available
- PC room
Main stage[edit | edit source]
Mod Conor hosted the main stage for the day.
|11:00||RS3 Combat Showcase||Mod Avatar, Mod Daze, Mod Deg, Mod Ollie, Mod Pi, Mod Ramen, Mod Timbo|
|12:00||Invention & Elite Skills||Mod Moltare, Mod Osborne, Mod Timbo|
|13:00||RuneScape NXT||Mod Dark, Mod Lordgit, Mod Philip, Mod Samy, Mod Titus|
|14:00||Chronicle||Mod ThatJim, Mod Fox30, Mod Merchant|
|15:00||Old School Reveals||Mod Alfred, Mod Archie, Mod Ash, Mod Ghost, Mod Ian, Mod John C, Mod Kieren, Mod Mat K, Mod Ronan|
|16:00||RS3 Reveals||Mod Mark, Mod Osborne, Paul and Andrew Gower|
|17:00-19:00||Golden Gnome Awards||Mod Alfred, Mod Archie, Mod Ash, Mod Balance, Mod JD, Mod Lee, Mod Luna, Mod Mac, Mod Mat K, Mod Mark, Mod Osborne, Mod Pips, Mod Ronan, Mod Whalefis,|
Secondary stage[edit | edit source]
|11:00||Ninja Q&A||Mod Chaose, Mod Hunter, Mod Kelpie, Mod Manti, Mod Timbo|
|12:00||Old School Q&A||Mod Alfred, Mod Archie, Mod Ash, Mod Ian, Mod John C, Mod Kieren, Mod Ronan|
|13:00||How to get your ideas in game|
|14:00||Old School Streamers Q&A||Mod Archie, B0aty, iamkeeferz, ianspam, Lord Kirk, Skiddler, MmorpgRS, RajjPatel, ROBBOsickdog|
|15:00||Quest Q&A||Mod Jack, Mod Ollie, Mod Osborne, Mod Raven, Mod Rowley, Mod Stu|
Merchandise[edit | edit source]
There were various bits of RuneScape and RuneFest merchandise available to buy from the Grand Exchange.
|Poisoned dragon dagger|
|RuneFest beanie hat||£7.50|
|RuneFest mouse mat||£5.00||30|
|RuneFest shot glass||£7.50|
|RuneFest skilling chips display box||£10.00||50|
|RuneFest small bag||£2.50||10|
|RuneScape word fridge magnets||£7.50|
Lower level[edit | edit source]
The lower level had a vampyre theme, decorated with cobwebs and gravestones. it contained:
- Audio room - see how sound effects are made, make your own
- Broken Home mansion
- Crypt resting area
- Food vendors and band
- Hero's Welcome spot the difference
- Hook a Mega Duckling
- Invention room - make a bobblehead
- VR and Art room
VR and Art Room[edit | edit source]
The room also had a table full of concept art able to take away, and a giant board to sign.
Skilling chips[edit | edit source]
As with previous RuneFests, various skilling chips were awarded for completing various activities around the venue. This years chips represented God factions.
|Armadyl||Find all the penguins and figure out the anagram.
Present the sheet at the Bank once complete. The word was Inspiration.
|Bandos||Visit the Invention Room and create an origami RuneScape monster.|
|Brassica Prime||Hunt down and collect 8 JMod signatures in your signature book and present it at the Bank.|
|Guthix||Find the Stone of Jas and take a selfie with it!|
|Tuska||Successfully Hook a Mega Duckling.
Hook and unhook a vampire rubber duck wearing a cape.
|V||Spot all the differences between the Hero's Welcome picture in your goody bag, and the one set up downstairs.
Present the sheet at the Bank once complete.
|Zamorak||Locate an assassin who changes location every hour. Clues can be found in the Old School computer area.|
|Zaros||Dare to traverse the Broken Home Manor and face what lies within.
The skilling chip could be obtained from one of the dark holes in the wall in the manor.
|RuneFest 2015 logo||Show the other eight skilling chips at the Bank.|
After party[edit | edit source]
The after party featured dancers, Beat a Maxx, and a balloon drop party. Codes for merchandise and membership could be won inside the balloons.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]