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McClarty says Jagex has been laying the foundations for RuneScape on cellular for a long time, together with work on the technology side over the last two decades also simplifies the brand new mobile variations and making them viable options.
"I'd love to think that [Jagex founders] Andrew and Paul Gower might see later on and saw that in 16 years' time cellular would be what it is today and that they picked click and point mechanic because it would lend itself well to phones," says McClarty. "Thankfully those 2 items have aligned and actually the traditional point and click on that we've needed on PC does instantly lend itself to point and click on your finger, which is great.
"The match itself will probably have all the buy runescape 2007 gold content which you can play PC. So it truly is the entire game, it's not a stripped down pocket version or anything like that.