Making the leap from hobby into fan project was definitely a scary experience and yet, when I look back at my current situation Buy OSRS Gold, and the support I've received since establishing Games by Malcs as an young and promising studio, it's certainly been for the best."
Despite the close connection between Melvor Idle and RuneScape, and the direct involvement of Jagex The publisher decided to maintain the game as an original IP and not create an officially-licensed RuneScape spin-off. This was in part acknowledgment that Malcolm was successful in the place Jagex itself had failed.
"We were actually looking at the idea of creating the idle RuneScape game a number of years ago in the form of RuneScape: Idle Adventures," Pfeiffer elaborates. "In Alpha, we stopped development to focus our efforts on the core RuneScape games.
We have always believed that RuneScape's game has potential in the empty space. Melvor Idle is a great proof that RuneScape can inspire a brilliant idle game. However, Melvor Idle stands up on its own merits too, and we wanted to remain faithful to the idea of it that Brendan initially had when he began designing this game."
Pfeiffer also mentions the popularity of Melvor Idle to show that talent can be found in any game's community as Jagex has already discovered. "We've always found this RuneScape communities to be a great source of talent for Jagex and not just in terms of game developers but in all the various positions within a studio for games Cheap RS Gold," he says. "RuneScape has over 300 million accounts created over 20 years, which means the amount of talented people who have played the game is staggering."