A beginners guide to Old School Runescape – 2019

Hello, I’m Josh ‘Strife’ Hayes, and this is a super simple beginners guide to the brilliant ‘Old School Runescape’ on PC.

I hope this guide helps any new players understand ‘Old School Runescape’ a little better.

I’m normally streaming 5 days a week on twitch at : twitch.tv/joshstrifehayes

Timecodes:

BEFORE PLAYING

00:00 intro
00:33 state of the game
01:29 before playing
02:15 downloading the client
02:57 choosing a world
03:35 tutorial island / movement basics

Ingame basics

05:11 User interface
05:15 Minimap
06:02 Chatbox
06:35 Quicktabs
07:01 Combat tab
07:11 Skills tab
07:53 Quest tab
10:00 Inventory tab
11:34 Equipment tab
13:46 Prayer tab
14:40 Magic tab
15:25 Friend / Ignore tab
16:36 Account management
16:56 Clan chat
17:40 Options tab
18:14 Emotes tab
18:43 Music tab
19:03 Intro to gameplay
20:03 Banking

Combat

22:50 Intro to combat
23:14 The combat triangle
23:59 Unseen combat mechanics
24:44 Tick system
25:44 Combat Level
26:38 Defence / Hitpoints
27:19 Melee
31:27 Magic
35:20 Ranged
38:25 Healing
39:44 Death

Skills

41:37 Skills overview
42:52 Attack
43:33 Strength
43:56 Defence
44:19 Ranged
44:50 Prayer
45:17 Magic
46:10 Runecrafting
47:00 Construction (members)
47:06 Hitpoints
47:12 Agility (members)
47:27 Herblore (members)
47:43 Thieving (members)
48:00 Crafting
48:21 Fletching (members)
48:36 Slayer (members)
49:03 Hunter (members)
49:20 Mining
49:39 Smithing
50:07 Fishing
50:32 Cooking
50:58 Firemaking
51:24 Woodcutting
51:48 Farming
52:02 General economy

Getting around

52:36 getting around
53:40 getting a basic teleport to varrock
54:03 home teleport

TRADING AND THE GE

54:21 Trading basics
55:04 Grand Exchange interface
56:14 Trading other players

PLAYER VS PLAYER

56:44 pvp overview
57:30 The Wilderness
58:07 Getting Skulled

MEMBERSHIP

58:40 Membership

IN CONCLUSION

59:13 Outro

Combat level formula: