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The creators have shared the news three months in advance so that players have time to say goodbye.

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The multi-user game, set in a fantasy world, was released in and will stop running at 8am on 6 August, Although there'll be no reboots for RuneScape Classic, the current and the versions, called Old School RuneScape, will remain online. Thank you for all the memories, RuneScape Classic. View original tweet on Twitter Newsbeat's been in touch with some of the earliest RuneScape Classic players, who got involved back in the noughties when most people still had dial up internet.

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Jasmine image copyrightJasmine-Olivia Morton "I got in to RuneScape when I was younger because there were a bunch of boys playing it in the computer room of this play centre that I used to go to. They told me that I couldn't play because I was a girl, so I decided that I was going to anyway - and I really enjoyed it," Jasmine explains.

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I loved magic, I loved being the wizard and I liked making metal. He was one of the boys that didn't want me to play, but we just seemed to click in the game.

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We'd message in the game, help each other out and then we ended up becoming friends. View original tweet on Twitter runescape classic is closing down this is going to be just like club penguin where everyone logs in before the servers shut down and meet in lumbridge castle and just say their final runescqpe and guess whos going to be there?