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PostPosted: August 12th, 2019, 5:02 pm 
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If you like pina coladas... or getting caught in the rain..

Then tough luck! This week's Summer Escape is no island getaway - you'll be hacking and slashing your way to those 99's, with a fair few bonuses on the way.

Read on to find out more!

Summer Escape: Combat & Slayer

This week is all about Combat & Slayer. Bash some rats, mage some dragons, and range a whole range of beasties! From 00:00 on August 12th to 23:59 on August 18th, you can enjoy the following bonuses:

  • Increased chance of rare drops and enhanced lucky items
  • All charm drops give one more charm than normal
  • Shattered Worldsgrants 100% extra shattered anima
  • Ability to loot from Mazcab Raids once per day
  • 25% increased drop rate of torn grimoire pages from Solak
  • All Slayer assignments are treated as using a Slayer VIP ticket
  • 25% increased Slayer experience (includes reaper assignments)
  • Choice of boss slayer assignments
  • 10% increased Ushabti catch chance
While you're travelling around from dungeon to dungeon, keep an eye on those lodestones. Once every hour, certain lodestones will receive balloon drops containing Silverhawk feathers, summery snacks, and more!

Don't forget that from 12:00 on Friday to 11:59 on Monday the following boosts will also be in effect:

  • One free clue reroll a day
  • Double skill outfit fragments
  • Double Menaphos rep
  • Double thaler
  • Double slayer points
  • Half boss instance cost
  • Chance of mystery boxes when skilling/killing
And if that's not your thing, you'll find a variety of buffs in place on the Player Owned Farm:

  • 10% increased chance of breeding animals
  • 5% increased chance of shiny animals
  • 10% happiness and health increase from feeding
  • Double item yield from harvested animals
  • 10% more beans from selling animals
  • 10% Increased drop rate of animals from combat
  • Honeycombs are 50% more effective when used on animals

Patch Notes

We've implemented over 100 different changes and fixes this week! Read on to find out what they are.

Twitch Prime

We've once again partnered with Twitch to bring you a whole lot of exclusive in-game rewards as part of the Twitch Prime loot! And this month, each and every one of you who's a Twitch Prime member can grab a free Umbral Pack (Umbral Waraxe, Umbral Akh and Umbral Wings). How to redeem your gains? Simple, follow the link below and make sure you follow all steps of the process:

Claim your Twitch Prime loot here.

RuneFest 2019

RuneFest 2019 will be a blast from the very distant past as visitors take a dangerous journey into The Land Out of Time. Expect dinosaurs! And carnivorous player-eating plants! As you're travelling around a real-life slice of the island you can look forward to hands-on time with new content, talks and meetups with the JMods, loads of panels, a dedicated LAN area, an art area for meeting the creative teams and of course some very big surprise announcements on the main stage. We're also bringing back skill chips!

Tickets available

If you're in need of tips and suggestions on everything from travel to accommodation, you can also join our dedicated Discord channel, head to the official RuneFest forum or the community-owned Facebook Group.

The Official RuneFest 2019 Tees and Hoodies are also available for pre-order (until Sunday August 18th)!

This year's explosive design is inspired by the majestic volcano that can be found on both Fossil Island and the Land Out of Time. It's the perfect thing to wear while you're roaming the prehistoric jungle and excavating fossils at RuneFest- or while you're hacking through the weeds in your own back garden. We don't judge.

If you've already bought your ticket for RuneFest 2019, we've sent you an email with further instructions. Check your mailbox! If you haven't bought your RuneFest ticket yet, you'll be able to add your chosen items to your order before checkout.

Pre-ordering saves you money on non-personalised tees (£2 off event RRP) and hoodies (£5 off event RRP). It's also the only way to get your tee personalised and guarantee a tee or hoodie in your size. XXS, S and XXL and XXXL non-personalised tees are only available to pre-order.

Got any question on your pre-order of the RuneFest merch? Check out this FAQ.

Player Gallery Competition

Entries for the LOoT Player Gallery competition have now all been sorted and the results are in! We would like to thank all of you who entered the competition. We have never seen such amazing entries and choosing winners has never been so difficult. So without further ado, here are the winners:

  • 1st place:


Magenixy
     - You win 1 Month RS Membership, the RS Official Soundtrack Vinyl, and a Map of Gielinor Deskmat!
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  • 2nd to 5th places:


Mavrick882, Well Miller, Calcarb, Milc
     - You all win 1 Bond & RS Goodies!
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  • Honorary Mention:


Enkoro
     - You win RS Goodies!
ImageYour name has been called as one of the lucky winners? Then congratulations!! Next step for you would be to send us an email to [url=mailto:competitions@jagex.com?subject=LOoT%20Player%20Gallery%20Winner]our competitions mailbox.[/url]

And if your name has not been selected, don't worry. There'll be plenty more opportunities in the near future to celebrate all your artistic talents. In fact, if you've got the eye for capturing in-game screens, you can head to our Twitter channel (@RuneScape) right now and enter our weekly RSScreenies competition!

Email Competition

Did you know that our newsletter subscribers get the chance to enter exclusive competitions? And this month, we are offering an official RuneScape tee coming straight from our merch store. So keep a close eye on your inbox!

How to enter? Well it couldn't be simpler: just make sure that you've subscribed to our communication updates (check your account), and wait for the email we'll send starting tomorrow.

This is one of the exclusive perks our newsletter subscribers can start to enjoy, there will be many more coming in the next weeks (#spoilers).

Facebook Companion

Our Facebook fans can now enjoy a whole new RuneScape experience: the RS Companion! Whether you want to get the best out of the Land Out of Time with some quick info, explore helpful Guides displayed in the Grand Library, never miss future announcements around RS Mobile or RuneFest 2019, grab exclusive Membership offers (even free stuff!) or need Support, the RuneScape Companion has your back!

Talk with the RuneScape Companion

The RuneScape Companion is still young and we want to make it the best experience possible with your help! Don't hesitate to share your feedback on Facebook and other channels.

LootScape

Our live streams are always a great opportunity to grab some awesome in-game prizes. And as our first adventurers set foot on Land Out of Time (or as we call it "LOoT"), we thought you'd like an update of the LootScape. Ok, roll the drums and behold... our LOoTScape!

This month, each and every RuneScape stream watched will give you a random drop from one of the following:

Guaranteed:

  • 1 - 2 hunter marks
  • 250 resources in a random Base Camp resource
  • Guaranteed drop from Basic Drop Table (see below)
  • View counter goes up on Orb
Chance based:

  • A random skilling outfit piece (if unowned)
  • Either Nature's Balance or Loots Cape (if unowned)
Basic Drop Table: Prismatic small fallen star, Prismatic medium fallen star, Prismatic small lamp, Prismatic medium lamp, Spirit Ruby, Spirit Diamond, Advanced Pulse Core, Spring, Silverhawk down, Medium DG Token Box, Small DG Token Box, Uncut Dragonstone, Large Cash Bag, Medium Cash Bag or Small Cash Bag.

Exciting isn't it?! So don't wait up - connect your RS account to your Twitch account and find out more here. Once that's done, have fun and watch our streams during the day for a guaranteed drop.

Live streams this week

Each week, we host developer Q&As, exclusive in-game first looks and more. And it's all live on our Twitch channel, join us! Missed a stream? Don't worry, we keep them all on our YouTube channel. Be sure to Subscribe to be the first to know.

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Tuesday, August 13th - 16:00 UTC (Game Time) - Let's Play: 5K Master Clue Scrolls

Time is of the essence when it comes to scaping and we're sure that you'd love to get the most of your second week of Summer Escape (Combat & Slayer buffs!) without getting too much of your head into anything else. That's why for this Tuesday, Mod Poerkie and Mod Shogun have decided to hop on the PCs and host a laid-back 5K Master Clue Scroll opening stream!

Of course, we'll also cover all the other topics that the community has talked about in the last days - Sigils and Clan Cup included - and we'll take questions from the Twitch chat.

LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).

Saturday, August 17th - 12:00 UTC (Game Time) - MsSassyPants Featured Stream

This week, our featured streamer is MsSassyPants! Join her on a full 12h-long adventure filled with community events (GWD2 Boss Masses, Nex Mass, Megaduck Mass, and Skill'n'Chill)!

This featured stream is also an opportunity to grab a LootScape! That's right, you can now receive in-game loot when you watch a RuneScape streamer. It works exactly the same way as our official streams, just watch MsSassyPants' stream on (her Twitch channel) and you'll receive the LootScape the following day.

LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).

Sunday, August 18th - 18:00 UTC (Game Time) - PvM with Mod Lee

Our resident PvM expert Mod Lee knows no fear and he's ready to take you all on another round of boss mass. From Vorago to the Kalphite King, the Corporeal Beast, the Angel of Death, if you've got a set to complete, an achievement to unlock, or simply want to hang out with friends and slay some, this is the place and time!

LootScape will be enabled (see all details above).

Pink skirts Events

Of course, adventures continue in Gielinor even when we're too busy (PKing) creating the adventures of tomorrow. Our PMods are here to welcome you in a range of PvM Boss Masses, Events and Q&As each week. Check out all the community events organised by the Pink Skirts on their official schedule here.

The RuneScape Team

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