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    Many video games have encouraged aspiring developers to create their own. It's very rare to find an original work picked up by the company that made the original title.

    This was the case with Brendan Malcolm, the one-man team of Australian producer Games By Malcs, whose idle RPG Melvor Idle is now being published by Jagex who is the creator of RuneScape -- a game that was core to Malcolm's motive behind his own venture.

    Melvor Idle strips away the visuals and 3D environments of RuneScape and similar MMOs and distills it down to a simple idle game that relies on menus, where players manage their abilities, inventory and quests. Combat encounters are fought with a winning streak earns players XP as well as loot that can be put into any upgrade tree players choose, while repeating tasks like crafting or woodcutting can bring benefits.

    Malcolm has been playing RuneScape since he was a kid, and has also dabbled in the top idle games, like Clicker Heroes, Cookie Clicker and NGU Idle. Although he enjoyed them but felt this genre could offer something more that would be enjoyable in a manner similar as Jagex's flagship RPG.

    "So I decided to challenge myself to design my own game, but never really thinking it would be launched, let alone becoming so well-known," he tells GamesIndustry.biz. "I was trying to come up with something that was not in the traditional idle game mold with a feature-rich game and allowed players to have a option in the way they would progress in their game, rather than just increase numbers on a constant treadmill.

    After playing with it for bit in a closed room, I started meshing concepts and gameplay mechanics from classic MMOs along with the well-known idle game strategy, creating something that could be enjoyed casually, on the go and fit in the player's hectic life."

    He goes on to say: "While the numbers and stats stuff isn't what all players love about MMOs However, it's what fans of the most dedicated players tend to stick to after exploration has been completed. Because it's usually so important to what long-term players' focus is it makes sense to adopt this as an essential element of the game's design. It also blends well with the common design elements found in the majority of games that are not played."

    While he was influenced by other MMOs but the design that was the basis of RuneScape was one he studied closely, making around the world created by Melvor Idle in a parallel world with the 20 years old RPG cheap osrs accounts for sale. "RuneScape became a crucial reference point for the game since it was such a foundational game for me," he explains."