2017 marks the 4th anniversary of the release of Old School RuneScape.
The following is an archive of news and updates from 2017, which are copied verbatim from the. Updates in bold indicate game updates.
December[edit | edit source]
- 22nd - Dragon Slayer II Competitions
- 20th - In Retrospect: Wilderness Rejuvenation II & W345
- 19th - Deadman Winter Winners
- 14th - King of the Skill Winners
- 11th - It's Christmas Time
- 9th - Deadman Spring Season 2018
- 7th - The Corsair Curse and Wilderness Chaos Altar
- 4th - Deadman Winter Finals 2017 Live!
November[edit | edit source]
- 30th - Buffs, Deadman and Mythical Cape Designs
- 29th - Winter Sweepstake
- 24th - Old School Premier Club 2018
- 23rd - Mage Arena II, Revenant Caves & Deadman Beta
- 21st - DMM Beta Playthrough
- 18th - OSRS Mobile - An Update
- 17th - Abbey Road Studios Competition
- 16th - Buy 50, Item Changes and QoL
- 15th - Protecting Game Integrity
- 14th - Dragon Slayer II Dev Update, Design Competition & Changes
- 13th - Revenant Cave Rewards: Poll Blog
- 10th - Deadman Winter Finals 2017
- 9th - The Queen of Thieves & The Depths of Despair
- 7th - Revenant Cave Rewards
- 6th - Dev Blog: Fossil Island Improvements
- 1st - King of the Skill, Grotesque Guardians Changes and QoL
October[edit | edit source]
- 30th - Grotesque Guardians: Feedback Tweaks
- 27th - King of the Skill - Coming 1st November
- 26th - Grotesque Guardians
- 25th - Dev Blog: Wilderness Rejuvenation II
- 19th - Halloween 2017 & Make-All
- 17th - Dev Blog: Deadman Winter Finals
- 12th - Dragon Slayer II reqs, QoL and a look at the coming weeks!
- 5th - Soundbank, HP bar, and QoL changes
- 4th - Barbarian Assault, Leather Shields, New Quests & General QoL
- 3rd - Deadman Autumn Prize Money
September[edit | edit source]
- 28th - Volcanic Mine Tweaks & Make All Preview
- 27th - Deadman Autumn review
- 24th - The Deadman Winter Season is now live!
- 23rd - Deadman Winter Season
- 23rd - Dev Blog: Dragon Slayer II
- 21st - RuneFest Shield and the Halloween reward poll
- 18th - Deadman Mansions: Day One
- 18th - The Deadman Autumn Invitational is live!
- 15th - RuneFest 2017 and Golden Gnome Awards
- 14th - Dev Blog: OSRS Mobile TLI
- 14th - Fossil Island changes
- 12th - We've reopened the OSRS Mobile sign-ups!
- 8th - The Deadman Autumn Invitational, and Winter Season.
- 8th - Fossil Island Feedback
- 7th - Fossil Island
- 5th - Vote for the Fossil Island Log In Screen Winner!
August[edit | edit source]
- 31st - Fossil Island Kudos Display, the Champion's Cape, and much more.
- 26th - Deadman Mansions
- 26th - Wilderness Wars: Some Final Tweaks
- 24th - Remember username, tooltips, and Wilderness Wars!
- 22nd - Sulliuscep Mushrooms
- 17th - Runes and Ammunition & Log In Screen Competition!
- 16th - Dev Blog: OSRS Mobile
- 13th - Wilderness Wars
- 13th - The PvP Championship continues!
- 12th - The PvP Championship is finally here!
- 10th - Fireworks and karambwan!
- 10th - Dev Blog: Fossil Island (Underwater and Mushroom Forest)
- 3rd - Inferno slayer task, Tournament worlds, and Poll 56!
July[edit | edit source]
- 27th - Last chance to register interest for Old School Mobile beta!
- 27th - Improvements to: Blast Furnace, Blast Mine, and Lighthouse Dungeon
- 21st - Dev Blog: Grotesque Guardians (Revised)
- 20th - F2P Castle Wars
- 19th - Dev Blog: Grotesque Guardians
- 18th - Crack The Clue: Solved
- 17th - Old School on Mobile - coming soon!
- 13th - Lizardman Shaman Improvements
- 13th - PvP Championship 12th/13th
- 6th - Fishing Guild Expansion
- 5th - Dev Blog: Content Poll 54
- 1st - Deadman Autumn Season now live!
June[edit | edit source]
- 29th - Midsummer 2017
- 27th - Australian Servers Now Live
- 26th - The Deadman Summer Invitational Has Begun!
- 22nd - Mining Guild Expansion
- 16th - Dev Blog: Deadman Summer Invitational & Season 6 Changes
- 15th - In Other News
- 14th - Dev Blog: Guild Expansions
- 12th - Graphical Client Update
- 8th - Pest Control & Open Weekend
- 5th - Open Weekend -- Starts 8th June 2017
- 1st - The Inferno
- 1st - Network maintenance
May[edit | edit source]
- 26th - Further Balancing Tweaks
- 25th - World Map & Balancing Changes
- 22nd - Buy Runefest Tickets -- Early Bird Pricing
- 19th - The Summer Special - available now!
- 18th - Imbue Your Sceptre, Double Your Deaths, and get 3 for 2 on membership
- 12th - Old School RuneScape Summer Special – Coming Soon
- 11th - Deadman Summer 2017 - Tickets Now Available!
- 11th - Skillcape Perk Improvements
- 9th - RuneFest | Save the Date – September 23rd
- 8th - Mental Health Awareness Week
- 4th - Deadman Summer Invitational - July 1st
- 4th - Skotos & Dark Claws
- 3rd - Progress Report: The Inferno
April[edit | edit source]
- 28th - Dev Blog: You Are Here
- 28th - Jagex Charity Initiatives 2017
- 27th - Diverse Dungeons
- 24th - Infernal Cape Design Update
- 20th - Client of Kourend
- 13th - Wilderness Slayer
- 12th - Dev Blog: Fossil Island
- 11th - Twitch Prime Offer - Free One Month Membership
- 6th - Easter 2017 Holiday Event
- 5th - New Logo and Company Website
- 4th - April - The Month Ahead
March[edit | edit source]
- 31st - Dev Blog: Slayer & Dungeons
- 30th - Interface Improvement & More
- 25th - Deadman - Season 5 Now Live
- 23rd - In-game Name Changing & Sortable Lists
- 20th - The Deadman Spring Invitational Has Begun!
- 17th - Dev Blog: Mor Ul Rek & The Inferno
- 16th - Quality of Life & Deadman Prep
- 15th - Dev Blog: Brimstone & The Inferno
- 10th - Name Release Begins 13th March
- 9th - General QoL!
- 2nd - Wilderness & PvP Improvements
- 2nd - March - The Month Ahead
February[edit | edit source]
- 23rd - Shift-Click Drop & QoL
- 22nd - Connection Issues
- 17th - Deadman Spring Invitational Tickets!
- 16th - Party Pete's Birthday Bash
- 15th - Deadman Spring Invitational - March 25th
- 14th - Dev Blog: PvP QoL Poll
- 9th - Colourful Golems & Graphical Improvements
- 2nd - Silver Jewellery, Tournament World & QoL!
- 2nd - Developer Blog: PvM QoL Week
January[edit | edit source]
- 27th - Dev Blog: The Poll Poll
- 26th - Prayers Scrolls, QoL & a Quest
- 25th - Mouse Keys - Changes & Clarification
- 19th - Raids Tweaks & QoL
- 18th - Dev Blog: Deadman Overhaul
- 13th - Dev Blog: The Poll System
- 12th - Raids Improvements
- 10th - Credit Card Payments Back Online
- 6th - Chambers of Xeric Tweaks
- 5th - Chambers of Xeric
Old School RuneScape timeline