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Well, I don't see any fossils at all.

In fact, I don't see anything but only hear a roar suggesting some big creature (perhaps the ancient horror).

Draongkin probably creates dragons but horror logically ties to Xau-Tak. Hmm.. can't really tell much from the vid at this point.

21-May-2019 22:35:05

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Cinderlynn said:
Dilbert2001 said:
Well, I don't see any fossils at all.

In fact, I don't see anything but only hear a roar suggesting some big creature (perhaps the ancient horror).

Draongkin probably creates dragons but horror logically ties to Xau-Tak. Hmm.. can't really tell much from the vid at this point.
Well if we're mincing details the artist rendering at the start appears to show pterodactyls! Also come on the name is the land out of time! I'm actually curious as to what the differences will be between jagex's interpretations of dragons and their interpretations of dinosaurs! The foggy thing is an island though that you can tell!


Pterodactyls have very short legs, long neck and large head. The flying thing Jagex shows looks more like a dargonfly. Perhaps the dragonkin was able to cross a dragon with a fly? :P:P:P

Anyway, the dragokin is already a race out of time. They certainly don't have to look like dinosaurs in our imaginations nowadays. Perhaps the real dinosaurs actually look like dragonkin? Nobody can tell really. :)

21-May-2019 23:04:17

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We only got bones from the dinosaurs from the past. We only got some rough scratches but there is no guarantee there might be some missing parts.

I told you the "pterodactyl" you see doesn't resemble what the modern time scientists think at all. It looks more like an insect (small head, long thick abdomen, wings and such).

Of course, this is based on modern point of views in real life. Jagex doesn't have to be scientific in their own fictional game at all. They also don't have to have dinosaurs on the land out of time especially when dragonkin is already the bona fide race out of time themselves. Actually I want to see something more creative than plain old dinosaurs.

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Cinderlynn said:
Dilbert2001 said:
We only got bones from the dinosaurs from the past. We only got some rough scratches but there is no guarantee there might be some missing parts.

I told you the "pterodactyl" you see doesn't resemble what the modern time scientists think at all. It looks more like an insect (small head, long thick abdomen, wings and such).

Of course, this is based on modern point of views in real life. Jagex doesn't have to be scientific in their own fictional game at all. They also don't have to have dinosaurs on the land out of time especially when dragonkin is already the bona fide race out of time themselves. Actually I want to see something more creative than plain old dinosaurs.
Yeah I look it up and there were a lot of different terasaurs of different shapes and sizes so no one really knows what they fully looked!It said some had structures like pelicans I was using pteradactyls because when most think of flying dinosaur they think of that and archaeopteryx! And that does not look like a dragonfly Those are pointy wings dragonflies have rounded ovaly wings not to mention 2 sets of four wings and those in the picture only have one


Dragonfly = Dragon + Fly ... Obviously a pun. :P:P:P

The whole point is Jagex doesn't have to put a tyrannosaurus on the new island as they put on the original concept art. They don't even need to put a dinosaur there a tall.

See the tyrannosaurus on the OSRS Fossil Island? I can't even with my ring of visibility on. :D

21-May-2019 23:57:21

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Cinderlynn said:
I knew it was a pun but you seemed to be trying to convince me that was dragonfly! I know what a dragonfly looks like! Dinosaur fossil are some of the most famous I merely meant the dinos in the pictures might be clues!


I am not trying to convince you of anything, especially when we already know Jagex did not use the dino on their concert art in a game where the place is exactly named Fossil Island. :)

22-May-2019 00:11:12

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Cinderlynn said:
I just looked at the darn world map for old and while fossil island in osrs and the land out of time aren't in the exact same spot they are in about the same area! So the the whole not the same spot so not fossil island theory is tenuous at most!


Not just the locations but almost everything from climate, mobs, landscape, plants are different.

Land out of Time looks like sunny and tropical with gigantic mobs like at least the flying serpent-like mob shown on the picture and the earth shaking roaring "terror" at the end of the vid.

I don't think it has the damp moist shady habitat for tiny mushroom men to grow or swarm or wastelands for lizardmen.

23-May-2019 02:17:10

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Cinderlynn said:
And your mixing up areas lizardmen are on zeah not fossil island! This game has a type of lizard on every climate except snow! Tropical climate are perfect for lizards and mushrooms to thrive! darn buttons sorry for the double post!


Murhroom men grew on damp moist darker region of Fossil Island.

What do you find from Jagex's reveal video that are in the OSRS Fossil Island?

Does it have huge flying serpentine creature, the plam like trees, sunny weather, huge earth shaking monster roar etc on the OSRS Fossil Island?

23-May-2019 04:48:42

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JonáStryder said:
Another possibility could be found in the title of the update, 'The Land out of Time'. Perhaps this doesn't mean the island has been separated from the rest of Gielinor, allowing the prehistoric inhabitants to flourish undisturbed in some land-that-time-forgot fashion. But perhaps it means the island itself has literally been pulled out of time from the distant past into the present day. The storm clouds currently shrouding that island could be a manifestation of this temporal anomaly.

The climate and position of the island would then be based on the conditions present in its original time, which would have changed over the intervening millennia through the combined processes of climate change and continental drift. This would also explain the apparent lack of fossils shown in the teaser video as noted by some players, as the island's inhabitants simply haven't died and become fossilised (yet)...

....if only there was an NPC with access to a powerful ancient artifact with time manipulating abilities who was deranged enough to do such a thing. Oh, wait.....


Sure we can't rule out your
possibilities
(or hypotheses because of lack of evidence) of Fossil Island being relocated over time. They can be quite interesting.

If Fossil Island "relocated" in RS3, I think the combined grand map of Gielinor covering both RS3 and OSRS would be thrown away.

23-May-2019 16:36:05

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This is what Jagex actually said through press release yesterday:

"Wednesday 22nd May 2019, Cambridge, UK ľ The roars of creatures long dead are set to sound in RuneScape in July with the arrival of a brand-new landmass ľ and dinosaurs ľ to its world of Gielinor, Jagex today announced in a teaser trailer, available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5dP-vdnT38. Pulled from the ancient past by the recently revealed antagonist Kerapac, the new environment of Anachronia ľ The Land Out of Time ľ sees players arrive on the dino-inhabited island to try and track the dragonkin as he continues working on his mysterious and nefarious plan.

Available for RuneScape members, the islandĺs ancient shores and deadly jungles will be accessible to new, current and returning players alike. Adventurers looking to follow the storyline over future updates require just three skills (Mining, Smithing, and Divination) to be level 50 or above, along with the completion of two quests: The Needle Skips and You Are It.

Promising a host of new and exciting places to explore, along with new skilling activities, more information about The Land Out of Time will be released throughout June towards launch.

- Ends -"


So its name is Anachronia.
Only level 50 in 3 skills and 2 quests required. No Kudos needed (apparently).

New
skilling activies. That's perhaps the best parts regarding just skilling. Good that it doesn't sound like the same old wc, mining or hunting like Menapohs.

Yes, dinos and dragonkin for those who love dinos. Let's see if they really look like what modern scientists think. :)

23-May-2019 17:18:19

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LordáDrakan said:
JonáStryder said:
Not sure what the origins of this screenshot is (perhaps UrekMazino can enlighten us), but copying it here for reference as it may be relevant to the conversation:

UrekMazino said:
Actually, the name has been revealed.


This seems queer. Kerapac somehow bringing fossils back to live without necromancy is plausible. Kerapac making the island appear just now is not, since we know it's been around forever. Hence the Varrock Museum's interest in it, and the canal barge's being constructed.

Kerapac being called the 'new antagonist' worries me, though. Previously, we had Lucien, after whose death the Dragonkin (specifically the Necrosyrtes) took over as the new antagonist. Then we heard absolutely nothing from them as Sliske came on stage. Now after Sliske's exit it's suddenly Kerapac. What happened to the Sakirth, Sithaph and Strisath? What have they done except torch Edgeville and bits of Mos Le'Harmless?

If it's accurate, though, it seems the island will require Desperate Times to access, making its expedition Sixth Age. Hmm. 100 kudos not mentioned. This can't be good.


The common enemies of the dragonkin are the false users, not the Elder Gods or anybody else on Gielinor. Whateve Kerapac is planning now is his own idea to save his race, not what the dragonkin as a whole is going for. You can see him arguing with his son in Desperate Times. The other dragonkin are going for the false users. Noticeably, you see Saradomin and Zamorak missing in action for a long time. They have been bascially hiding in their own strongholds.

Logically it doesn't need Kudos to go to Anachronia because it is not Kudos Island and Jagex clearly expressed the content is for all players including new players. New players don't have kudos. :(

23-May-2019 19:45:02

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LordáDrakan said:
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Logically it doesn't need Kudos to go to Anachronia because it is not Kudos Island and Jagex clearly expressed the content is for all players including new players. New players don't have kudos. :(

It can't not be Kudos Island since you see in the trailer it involves the barge, and it's talked about in the recent Digsite rework. If it isn't Kudos Island, why is Varrock even involved...

And, well, it can't be for new players if it requires Desparate Times, which has a whopping requirement of three level 50s, including a members' skill. Getting 100 kudos is a lot easier (natural history quiz + cleaning finds is 78 and then 5 novice quests).


Kudos Island was just what the players called it like when? At least 10+ years ago. I think Mod Mark probably had the idea of no longer made Kudos a requirements in 2012 when he changed its name to Fossil Island.

"Available for RuneScape members, the islandĺs ancient shores and deadly jungles
will be accessible to new, current and returning players alike
. Adventurers looking to follow the storyline over future updates require just three skills (Mining, Smithing, and Divination) to be level 50 or above, along with the completion of two quests: The Needle Skips and You Are It."


To me it sound like access to Anachronia is granted to new players (don't need kudos) but to follow the storyline further (quests, I believe) one will need level 50 in 3 skills.

23-May-2019 20:43:03

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Well, you need to realize quests are the story mode content of the game but World Events are in the live event mode.

Do you think it makes sense when the living game world is desperately in needs of ready, willing and able heroes of all levels to participate in a historic world saving living event in the Land Out Of Time, the lowly Varrock museum guys stand in their ways and demand a kudos payment? If I was King Roald, I'd say get the hell out of my way of my heroes. :)

Besides, we have been through this no requirement World Events several times already. Remember Defender of Varrock? Were we supposed to have gone through all every previous Varrock and Mahjarrat content before we could attend that event to defeat Zemouregal? I believe King Roald said the hell no... and therefore everybody, any level, could attend that event.

Regarding kudos, they are far from useless even it they are not needed to access the new island. There are still plenty of achievements among other content which still needs kudos. Besides, content of Land Out Of Time hasn't been fully revealed. There is no saying kudos can't be figure in some new content there in the future neither.

24-May-2019 16:58:22

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Of course nothing about the "World Event" is announced or else we will be discussing it not here but probably in the RGU forums. However, in this FGU forum and also from other social media, most users are anticipating a World Event, hence the discussion and speculation.

Sorry, I meant to say Defender of Falador or Port Sarim among other similar events. They have lore tied to it but no requirement to know anything to participate.

The reason why live events don't have requirements is because Jmods said when we players log in the game now, we are in present time Gielinor where the events are applicable. That means even if players haven't done anything from the past or know any lore of it, we can still enjoy the ongoing events and activities.

That said, when (and if) we have that World Event in Anachronia, players in the game are already assumed to be at the time of the World Event (which is after Desperate Times) and therefore it only makes sense all new, current and returning heroes are supposed to save Gielinor without paying a stupid kudos price.

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Cinderlynn said:
That's another example of Jagex changing their minds they originally said they weren't interested in making more world events! ( probably because of the complaints about the tuska world event) The sarim and falador things aren't considered world events!


Call these live events whatever you want but it really doesn't matter in the big picture.

For instance, Port Sarim Invasion was an introduction event to a big new content - The Arc. Logically the participants would have completed a lot of POP journeys and the Meg's Cases event. Obviously, if these were the requirements, a lot of players would have missed Port Sarim Invasion. So, Jagex said no requrement and free admission for all.

Although Port Sarim Invasion and subsequent the sail to The Arc did not require a lot of things to be completed, it did not mean POP requirements were not required to complete many things in The Arc Journal.

I can see even if the initial sail to the new island does not require kudos, kudos may still be involved in future content in the new island the same way as POP requirements in The Arc.

24-May-2019 23:49:10

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JonáStryder said:
The difference here is that the mechanism (Kudos) has been established within the game for years, with the express implication that if you do 'X' you will be rewarded with 'Y'. Just speak to the NPCs in the museum and they will explicitly state that if you gain enough Kudos you will earn passage on the barge to this new Island they have discovered.

The Port Sarim Invasion community event however carried no such relationship to the Arc, neither explicitly stated nor implied. It was merely a teaser for the future content. Players were free to partake in the event or not as they saw fit, and their performance did not assist or impair their subsequent ability to travel to the Arc. (The only requirement was a miniquest which remained in-game long after the Invasion had run it's course.)

Furthermore, because the Invasion was designed as a temporary event which has since been removed, any new players do not even have the option of experiencing it before travelling to the Arc, so any contribution that event made to the lore and narrative of Runescape can only be superficial at best.

It is also worth noting that other large updates, such as Prifddinas and Menaphos, did not have equivalent community events accompanying their introduction. So we cannot take past experience as a guide to infer if such an event will be included with the release of The Land Out of Time. There is no rule of thumb here, instead it seems to be decided on a case-by-case basis depending on what fits the content, and whether developer resources are available to implement them.


Mechanisms of almost everything in this game can and many have changed over time. I don't see why kudos can't change if it makes sense to the game.

Of course, we don't know if there will be a live event regarding this summer content. We are just guessing and most think it will be one and perhaps that's this years "beach" event also. If this is the case.

25-May-2019 02:38:36

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Cinderlynn said:
Dilbert I see your point but here's a good example! The final elf quest! Yes not have quest req would have allowed a lot more people to use elf city but it would have cheapened the work and accomplishment that players put into completeing the elf series! In the elf series finale Jagex knew better then to pull the no req stuff!


You only feel your work is cheapened if you think you are above the others who haven't done the quests. In reality, you still get everything you have spent your time for, nothing more and nothing less. :)

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Cinderlynn said:
not I don't like the idea because of how long it took to do the elf series and Jagex almost decided to let people into elf city without doing anything!You regrow the city in the final quest for pete's sake!I'm not saying there aren't good reasons to do it sometimes but now I think about it case by case basis is a good way to do it!And I don't think I'm above the others but if everyone's equal why shouldn't they be required to complete everything too!


Because new players don't have 18 years to waste to get to the "equal" level we players who started 18 years ago are at now.

25-May-2019 03:34:24

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Cinderlynn said:
Old school still has to do the quests to get elf city too!


Doesn't OSRS also trying to reduce requirements to make it easier for new players to get into Priffdinas too?

"Completion of Fairytale II - Cure a Queen is no longer required to start Song of the Elves."


https://secure.runescape.com/m=news/c=qjLaMzjP-uo/song-of-the-elves-poll-blog-ii?oldschool=1&gsi=e6npgu

25-May-2019 03:52:48

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Cinderlynn said:
yes but most of the elf series still is required and it's still not just free entry


So? The trend is they are also trying to make the game easier for newer players to enjoy in OSRS too.

You don't lose anything at all even if they don't require kudos to go to the new island or someday they want to remove some quests to access Priffdinas in RS3. It is not like you lose things you have accumulated over the past few years when they remove some content in the game.

25-May-2019 04:09:34

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LordáDrakan said:
Okay, let me summarise it as succinctly as possible.

Kudos Island: large island with lots of fossils north of Morytania; has a Dragonkin connection; possibly has dinosaurs; Varrock Museum is building a barge to explore it, but several versions have failed; only qualified archaeologists who passed their exams and have 100 Kudos are allowed to come.

Land out of Time: large island north of Morytania; has a Dragonkin connection; possibly has dinosaurs; Varrock Museum is building a barge to explore it, but several versions have failed; Kerapac's headed there.

They cannot not be the same, having too much in common. It's like describing a crystal city inhabited by elves located west of mountain range and being divided into eight districts...and then referring to something completely new rather than Prifddinas.


The fact that Fossil Island in ORSS has no dinosaurs already showed your are wrong.

25-May-2019 23:57:35

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LordáDrakan said:
Dilbert2001 said:
LordáDrakan said:
Okay, let me summarise it as succinctly as possible.

Kudos Island: large island with lots of fossils north of Morytania; has a Dragonkin connection; possibly has dinosaurs; Varrock Museum is building a barge to explore it, but several versions have failed; only qualified archaeologists who passed their exams and have 100 Kudos are allowed to come.

Land out of Time: large island north of Morytania; has a Dragonkin connection; possibly has dinosaurs; Varrock Museum is building a barge to explore it, but several versions have failed; Kerapac's headed there.

They cannot not be the same, having too much in common. It's like describing a crystal city inhabited by elves located west of mountain range and being divided into eight districts...and then referring to something completely new rather than Prifddinas.


The fact that Fossil Island in ORSS has no dinosaurs already showed your are wrong.

*sigh*

RS3 Fossil Island need not be the same as OSRS. I am basing that statement on the 2012 (I think? May have been 2013 or even 2014) artwork of the island, which shows dinosaurs.

But even if that one thing is wrong, the rest of the argument is still completely fine.


Again, which part of lore suggested dinosaurs are in Fossil Island? Nothing in either RS3 or OSRS. The concept art with dinosaurs was from Mod Mark's initial passion project OUTSIDE the games. Therefore, OSRS doesn't put dinoasuars in Fossil Island.

Mod Mark also just said there would be one dragonkin in his passion Fossil Island, not connection to dragonkin... and again, dragonkin is also not in the lore in the game. It is just Mod Mark's idea OUTSIDE the game.

The only lore about the Varrock Barge is they are building a barge to go to an island north of Mortynia. That's it. It said nothing about dinosaurs or dragonkin at all. :)

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JonáStryder said:
If it helps, think of it like this: OSRS Fossil Island is what the RS3 Fossil Island would have evolved naturally into, if it hadn't been pull through time by a certain Needle wielding Dragonkin.

Dilbert2001 said:
"Pulled from the ancient past by the recently revealed antagonist Kerapac, the new environment of Anachronia ľ The Land Out of Time ľ sees players arrive on the dino-inhabited island to try and track the dragonkin as he continues working on his mysterious and nefarious plan."

Presumably these dinosaurs would have died, and become the fossils that OSRS's Fossil Island is named after. Hence why the archaeologist in the dig site house refers to the Island as "The Island Formally Known as Foss..." Formally as in there were fossils there, but there aren't any more.


I think this is the artwork Lord Drakan is referring to above:


Concept art of [RS3] Fossil Island inhabited by dinosaurs as presented at Runefest 2015





(Besides, as has been stated numerous times by numerous people, RS3 and OSRS have diverged to such an extent that they can be considered separate, independent games. There is no longer any causal relationship between them, and whatever happens in one game does not affect the other. So RS3 Fossil Island need not be the same as OSRS Fossil Island.)


That's just the plan and initial design of Fossil Island. Don't forget they also designed an Elder God quest with Bik waking up from underneath Entrana and talked about it in Runefest. That plan has also been changed.

Have you seen the cutscene with Seren's speech and it shows the arts with Bik and Jas in it? That Bik certainly doesn't look like the Bik shown in Runefest. Jas also doesn't look like the one appeared in Sliske's Endgame neither. Designs can change, and they change often.

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LordáDrakan said:
I give up. I'll just keep my trowel and specimen brush ready and pray.


Actually nothing to give up. Whatever name the new island is won't make any difference to the content and the entertainment it comes with.

We know there will be jungle, shores an dinosaurs. We also know there will be
new skilling activites
. That's already a very promising start since we know it will unlikely to be the same old, same old, boring and uninspiring wc, pickpocketing, fishing, rockslide trapping etc in Menaphos and the OSRS Fossil Island.

Whatever name the island is called doesn't matter much. It is the
content
which matters. :)

27-May-2019 15:56:21

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Anybody notice in the cutscene of Seren's speech in Desperate Times there are 5 Elder God Eggs?

Mah is dead and logically can't lay an egg on Gielinor. As Seren said the Elder God laid the eggs at the heart of Gielinors. We know 4 Elder Gods are sleeping underneath the surface of Gielinor.

4 Elder Gods... but 5 eggs? Who laid two eggs? Or the extra egg actually came from somebody else?

27-May-2019 23:31:41

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LordáDrakan said:
Dilbert2001 said:
LordáDrakan said:
I give up. I'll just keep my trowel and specimen brush ready and pray.


Actually nothing to give up. Whatever name the new island is won't make any difference to the content and the entertainment it comes with.

We know there will be jungle, shores an dinosaurs. We also know there will be
new skilling activites
. That's already a very promising start since we know it will unlikely to be the same old, same old, boring and uninspiring wc, pickpocketing, fishing, rockslide trapping etc in Menaphos and the OSRS Fossil Island.

Whatever name the island is called doesn't matter much. It is the
content
which matters. :)

I hope it's very similar to OSRS though, their island has super fun activities with an archaeology theme (of course the entire island should be about archaeology and exploration). And not similar to Menaphos. If it weren't for the insects, I'd not have touched any of those skill training things (and now that I am done with the insects, I shan't).


OK. Perhaps OSRS can add earth shaking dinosaurs, jungles and shores and probably live events to their Fossil Island. Then it will make them similar to Anachronia. Oh! Don't forget the
new skilling activities
. :)

28-May-2019 17:15:14

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Well, actually not just "1" elder god died. Most of them died in their eggs before they were even "born".

Zaros's comments regarding the Elder God is cryptic. I think he may mean there were once 6 Elder Gods but one of them is no longer considered an Elder God now... much like Satan or Lucifer or the Morning Star or Son of the Morning is no longer considered an angel.

Under this hypothesis, it is possible the 6th (then) Elder God can also lay an egg too.

However, the 6th Elder God is described as one without form. So, her egg may be laid outside the 3 dimension of Gielinor.

Mah could have laid an egg too, but the lore did not say she ever came to Gielinor, so the chance the 5th egg shown in the Seren Speech is not likely hers.

I like the development of this Elder God storyline a lot more than the false user god story which started with the mysterious Big High War God from the Goblin Book way back when Runescape was still in its infancy stage. :)

31-May-2019 00:03:21

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Satan was never considered an angel in the Bible. Mod Osborne could be right, there were 5 Elder Gods and One Elder Devil.

The story will become much clearer once when we get to the Xau-Tak branch. Who really is Xau-Tak? Is he really Xau-Tak all the time or was he once Xau or Tak? We don't know yet.

Your "Fossil Island" is already dead content perhaps because there is no "Fossil Island" in RS3... and Anachronia will likely feature quests or locked behind at least something which requires 3 skills of level 50.

31-May-2019 01:56:05

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JohanáRayne said:
Dilbert2001 said:
Satan was never considered an angel in the Bible. Mod Osborne could be right, there were 5 Elder Gods and One Elder Devil.

The story will become much clearer once when we get to the Xau-Tak branch. Who really is Xau-Tak? Is he really Xau-Tak all the time or was he once Xau or Tak? We don't know yet.

Your "Fossil Island" is already dead content perhaps because there is no "Fossil Island" in RS3... and Anachronia will likely feature quests or locked behind at least something which requires 3 skills of level 50.


now you are contradicting yourself:

Well, actually not just "1" elder god died. Most of them died in their eggs before they were even "born".


I think he may mean there were once 6 Elder Gods but one of them is no longer considered an Elder God now... much like Satan or Lucifer or the Morning Star or Son of the Morning is no longer considered an angel.


osborne could be right and zaros could be right, however the contradiction states they both can't be right. and if annachrnia is not fossil, then once again "they" got "their" own lore wrong.


Is Jesus God? Is the Trinity God? Or is accepting Jesus as God contradicting the "No other gods before me." Commandment?

Or is Satan an angel?

I'll leave these questions for you or whoever really want to argue answer them yourselves.

You can keep telling yourself what lore you think is right or wrong. Again, Anachronia is Anachronia. If you want to call it "fossil" and insists the lore is wrong so be it... but meanwhile all the rest of us still enjoy the REAL living and breathing Anachronia the way it will be - new skilling activities, dinosaurs, jungles, shores, ancient terrors and many more to be revealed. :)

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We can now see the clearer pictures of some of the "dinosaurs" on the home page.

The closer view of the 2 huge flying "dinosaurs" show they have a long serpentine body and a tail. They look even more like Seiryu with wings and a tail to me now. :)

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"According to Mod Daze on the Tiwtter, the island won't be similar to OSRS's version (i.e. the originally intended version, as designed by Mod Mark and Mod Maz) but focus on Desperate Times instead. Personally I'm very upset by this... Also why does that quest get a sequel within a few months, while The Prisoner of Glouphrie and Elemental Workshop IV have been waiting for over eight years now... ;_;"


The answer is very clear to me and it is... Mod Daze is definitely not Mod Mark or Mod Maz.

Why should different mods have the same idea? Mod Mark might want the barge to go to Fossil Island east of mid Widly but Mod Daze wants the barge to go to Anachronia east of high Wildy. That's why we have 2 different islands with 2 different adventures.

I don't know why should someone be "upset" over the ideas of obviously two different Jmods. Perhaps some female troll in RS3 might be "upset" over My Arm getting married in OSRS too? :D:D:D

Realistically, Anachronia and Fossil Island are two totally different beasts - different in everything including but not limited to location, climate, creatures, story... just about everything you can think of between an apple and an orange? Why be upset that the apple in your hand is not the orange you think it should be?

Regarding why some quests like the dark gnome quest don't have sequels... to me that's really simple and it is they are not too important to the People of Gielinor.

Do you really really think you can make every NPC in Gielinor care about petty gnomes? No, you can't... and that's Xau-Tak.

09-Jun-2019 22:29:32

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Jagex has set up a
Dedicated Website for Anachronia
today:

https://info.runescape.com/en-GB/p/world-out-of-time#land-time

Very interesting reveals there...

The concept art pictures show cactus trees. Well, that's a new specie of plants as cactus don't grow on trees and usually in deserts. But hey! In Gielinor, it is a different story. Perhaps Anachronia was once a desert before it became a jungle?

There are frogs and palm trees too, although not so surprisingly to find them in jungles. Perhaps we also learn that the ancestors of modern days frogs in Gielinor look exactly like the modern ones although their sizes may vary. :)

There are also unfossilized skeletal remains of dinosars too. The one lying on top of a river or ocean has a serpentine body with a propotionally large head - kind of like Seiryu or an oriental dragon. Wouldn't it be one of those "huge water-dwelling reptile" which egg Kerapace created QBD from?

10-Jun-2019 16:34:46

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Rumor has it... Land Out of Time will come with an unannounced new skill.

If this is true, then obviously it is only logical for it to be a generic no-requirement-to-access starting point for the new skill.

Imagine everybody has to get 100 kudos or level xyz in whatever skill to start the new skill? It will be utterly stupid.

19-Jun-2019 00:45:32

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Rikornak said:
Admittingly - a new skill might be an actual reason - depending on how much it actually is interlaced with that island then. Being lazy as hell certainly is not though.

But... elite skills actually would work like this. You need level 80 in multiple skills first to start them.


I don't think elite skills require multiple high level skills. Invention, for instance, doesn't.

I don't think the rumored new skill is an elite skill, even if the rumor turns out to be true.

19-Jun-2019 12:22:33

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Rikornak said:
Dilbert2001 said:
Rikornak said:
Admittingly - a new skill might be an actual reason - depending on how much it actually is interlaced with that island then. Being lazy as hell certainly is not though.

But... elite skills actually would work like this. You need level 80 in multiple skills first to start them.


I don't think elite skills require multiple high level skills. Invention, for instance, doesn't.

I don't think the rumored new skill is an elite skill, even if the rumor turns out to be true.


Invention requires 80 smithing, crafting, divination - that counts as multiple high levelled skills for me. The elite outfits additionally need level 80 in their respective skills, which is a concept not entirely unknown, but at least for direct (not a you need some unrelated skill for a quest that unlocks features) unlocks rather uncommon.

We'll see what that new skill actually will be - neither you nor me could do more than speculate for now.


Level 80 is not really that "high" or "elite" actually. Don't forget Big Game Hunting starts at just level 75. Anachronia is not really a high level place so anything (new skill included) doesn't seem to be designed for just elite players anyway.

BTW, the new skill is just a rumor. It may not be true at all. It is just something maybe interesting to talk about. :)

19-Jun-2019 19:56:05

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Rikornak said:
It really depends on how you define it - I wouldn't consider the range 70-75 as high levelled for instance, but rather as high medium levels, but I consider level 80+ as high levelled, even though it certainly isn't endgame yet, it's basically the area where you start entering it - it's the area in which many players get their final set of everyday armour.

Can we just agree that you don't need to be maxed to be considered 'high levelled'? Of course level 120 skills re-define the scale a bit - but the vast majority of skills ends at 99.


Sure, we don't need to be maxed to be considered "high level".

Yes, for skills that max at level 120, level 90 is actually not that high but for skills that cap at 99, level 80 may be high enough for some players although level 80 combat skills probably won't be considered high level to many players as it is very common to see players with 80+ in those skills.

19-Jun-2019 21:26:10

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RS3's dinosaurs don't have to look like dinosaurs from other games or real world drawings at all. I'll rather see Jagex's own creativity.

I don't think Jagex has shown all the "dinosaurs". They also mentioned those are concept art and may not be what we actually see in the game later.

Maybe we will still see classic dinosaurs that look like Godzilla, Rodan and Gamera on Anachronia, but they will be uninspiring and I'll rather see something totally different.

26-Jun-2019 21:38:55

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