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Ace of Spades bought out by Jagex, free version shutting down.:

 1 Kitsune Zeta, Thu, 8th Nov '12 7:16:34 AM from somewhere else
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Right, I'm not sure if everyone ended up getting the memo on this, so for starters, here's IGN's article on it. Note CraftDinur's wall-of-text comment below.

Go on, I'll let you read it.

I'm poking around all over trying to figure out what exactly is going on, and it looks like the original devs are no longer involved with Ace of Spades itself. Additionally, Jagex plans on taking down the free version - and the servers along with it - ahead of their (rewritten) openGL version on Steam, referring to the free version as a prototype.

Now, from what I understand, Jagex is basically responsible for the current RuneScape being... well, whatever it is now.
 2 Lemurian, Thu, 8th Nov '12 7:19:17 AM from Touhou fanboy attic Relationship Status: Sinking with my ship
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Jagex is responsible for the creation, development, running and updating of Runescape since it's original launch in 2001, yes. I'll go read the article now, just felt like saying that first.
 3 Geek Code Red, Thu, 8th Nov '12 9:03:09 AM from City of the Damned Relationship Status: I made a point to burn all of the photographs
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Ooo, Jagex. I used to play Runescape, and that game looks amazing. Any chance of a console release? tongue
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 4 Rocket Dude, Thu, 8th Nov '12 9:07:39 AM from AZ, United States
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Well, that sounds like a good game ruined. Shame, too, AOS had potential.
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