RuneFest 2015 was the 5th annual RuneScape convention, and was held on 3 October 2015, again at Tobacco Dock in London. It shared a steampunk theme, based on the elite skill Invention, along with a vampyre theme. It was announced on 16 June 2015.
RuneFest 2015 was the third RuneFest held at Tobacco Dock, in London (50 Porters Walk, London, Greater London E1W 2SF).
Tickets and Accommodation
Tickets cost £99 each. They were also available to buy through bonds.
|1 ticket||35 bonds|
Accommodation for the nearby Guoman Tower Hotel could also be bought through bonds.
|Twin room - night before (2nd October)||55 bonds|
|Twin room - night after (3rd October)||55 bonds|
Flights to London could also be bought with bonds. The amount of bonds required to pay for a flight depended on where the person is flying from and when they arrived and departed.
Zemomarks were the currency for RuneFest 2015, bought in-game with bonds. They could be bought before or during the event, collected from the bank area.
|1 bond||15 zemomarks||Worth £3|
|5 bonds||75 zemomarks||Worth £15|
|10 bonds||150 zemomarks||Worth £30|
The Night Before
The Night Before RuneFest party was held at Namco Funscape, London (Riverside Buildings, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB). Tickets could be bought for £15 and attendees received a drinks token upon arrival.
The doors opened at 10am, and closed at 11pm. The whole event was livestreamed on twitch, hosted by Darren Jeffries and Matt Littler.
Attendees received a goodie bag upon arrival, which included:
- RuneFest 2015 lanyard
- RuneFest 2015 marker pen
- RuneFest 2015 bag
- RuneFest 2015 pen
- RuneFest 2015 notebook
- RuneFest 2015 pin badge
- Code for a RuneFest dragonling
- Vampire fangs
- A rubber duck named Monty, with a leaflet
- A bottle of water
- Food and drink tokens
- Hero's Welcome spot the differences picture
- Penguin Hide and Seek leaflet
- Hunt the JMods booklet
Revealed future updates
- Kindred Spirits
- Fate of the Gods II
- Heart of Gielinor
- Gower Quest
- A new high-level solo boss
- Mining and Smithing reworks
- More Raids bosses
- Nomad's Elegy
- River of Blood (Myreque VII)
- Sliske's Endgame
The ground floor contained:
- Chronicle: RuneScape Legends room - available to play, including on Oculus Rift
- Grand Exchange - could buy zemomarks, and merchandise
- Main and secondary stages
- NXT room - available to play
- Photo booth - green screen, props available
- PC room
Mod Conor hosted the main stage for the day.
|11:00||RS3 Combat Showcase||Mod Avatar, Mod Daze, Mod Deg, Mod Ollie, Mod Pi, Mod Ramen, Mod Timbo|
|12:00||Invention & Elite Skills||Mod Moltare, Mod Osborne, Mod Timbo|
|13:00||RuneScape NXT||Mod Dark, Mod Lordgit, Mod Philip, Mod Samy, Mod Titus|
|14:00||Chronicle||Mod ThatJim, Mod Fox30, Mod Merchant|
|15:00||Old School Reveals||Mod Alfred, Mod Archie, Mod Ash, Mod Ghost, Mod Ian, Mod John C, Mod Kieren, Mod Mat K, Mod Ronan|
|16:00||RS3 Reveals||Mod Mark, Mod Osborne, Paul and Andrew Gower|
|17:00-19:00||Golden Gnome Awards||Mod Alfred, Mod Archie, Mod Ash, Mod Balance, Mod JD, Mod Lee, Mod Luna, Mod Mac, Mod Mat K, Mod Mark, Mod Osborne, Mod Pips, Mod Ronan, Mod Whalefis,|
|11:00||Ninja Q&A||Mod Chaose, Mod Hunter, Mod Kelpie, Mod Manti, Mod Timbo|
|12:00||Old School Q&A||Mod Alfred, Mod Archie, Mod Ash, Mod Ian, Mod John C, Mod Kieren, Mod Ronan|
|13:00||How to get your ideas in game|
|14:00||Old School Streamers Q&A||Mod Archie, B0aty, iamkeeferz, ianspam, Lord Kirk, Skiddler, MmorpgRS, RajjPatel, ROBBOsickdog|
|15:00||Quest Q&A||Mod Jack, Mod Ollie, Mod Osborne, Mod Raven, Mod Rowley, Mod Stu|
There were various bits of RuneScape and RuneFest merchandise available to buy from the Grand Exchange.
|Poisoned dragon dagger|
|RuneFest beanie hat||£7.50|
|RuneFest mouse mat||£5.00||30|
|RuneFest shot glass||£7.50|
|RuneFest skilling chips display box||£10.00||50|
|RuneFest small bag||£2.50||10|
|RuneScape word fridge magnets||£7.50|
The lower level had a vampyre theme, decorated with cobwebs and gravestones. it contained:
- Audio room - see how sound effects are made, make your own
- Broken Home mansion
- Crypt resting area
- Food vendors and band
- Hero's Welcome spot the difference
- Hook a Mega Duckling
- Invention room - make a bobblehead
- VR and Art room
VR and Art Room
The room also had a table full of concept art able to take away, and a giant board to sign.
As with previous RuneFests, various skilling chips were awarded for completing various activities around the venue. This years chips represented God factions.
|Armadyl||Find all the penguins and figure out the anagram.
Present the sheet at the Bank once complete. The word was Inspiration.
|Bandos||Visit the Invention Room and create an origami RuneScape monster.|
|Brassica Prime||Hunt down and collect 8 JMod signatures in your signature book and present it at the Bank.|
|Guthix||Find the Stone of Jas and take a selfie with it!|
|Tuska||Successfully Hook a Mega Duckling.
Hook and unhook a vampire rubber duck wearing a cape.
|V||Spot all the differences between the Hero's Welcome picture in your goody bag, and the one set up downstairs.
Present the sheet at the Bank once complete.
|Zamorak||Locate an assassin who changes location every hour. Clues can be found in the Old School computer area.|
|Zaros||Dare to traverse the Broken Home Manor and face what lies within.
The skilling chip could be obtained from one of the dark holes in the wall in the manor.
|RuneFest 2015 logo||Show the other eight skilling chips at the Bank.|
The after party featured dancers, Beat a Maxx, and a balloon drop party. Codes for merchandise and membership could be won inside the balloons.
|Summer Beach Party||
|Cryptic Clue Fest||
|Christmas Advent Calendar||