At the time of writing, there are always at least 50,000 people playing the game at any one time — with at least 20,000 on Runescape 3 and 30,000 around OldSchool. This is a marginally impressive number already, however at peak times the amount nearly RS gold— with close 58,000 playing OldSchool and 35,000 on Runescape 3.
This stat was obtained through MisplacedItems, which counts the amount of active players each five minutes. It may not be 100% true, but it’s the nearest thing we’ve got to an actual statistic with respect to how many men and women play the sport.
Gold farming has Venezuelans targeted at old-school Runescape
Times are quite difficult in Venezuela. There is no other way to place it. The cost of food and medication has dropped buy OSRS gold under the nation’s runaway inflation.
A lot of people in Venezuela have turned into gold farming in old-school Runescape that a newspaper there published a post on the best way to do it about three weeks ago. Now this week, someone published a guide on the old-school Runescape subreddit that efficiently made anybody from the country a target in the match, whether they had been gold farming.