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Cinderlynn
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Dilbert2001 said:
Cinderlynn said:
I don't remember where but either Mod mark or the former Mod MMG (back then I didn't know the difference between the 2) said that it was fossil island (then referred to by players as kudos island! Also suppose to be home to a dragonkin and claimed that we didn't have it because it would require lots of time and developers (equivalent to menaphos or elf city) and the island was an option in a player poll and old school museum was what became rs3 museum so I doubt the osrs museum island is a different island!


Mod Mark said that in 2012 but was proven just a passion project and never being worked on by Mod Osborne in 2014:

"Draconis V - Are there any concrete plans for Fossil Island?

Mod Osborne:Not concrete. It's a Mod Mark passion project, so I can imagine it getting made at some point in the future. For now, nothing is being worked on."


http://www.webcitation.org/6NwfN3ESd

There was later a RS3 poll of The Arc vs Fossil Island.

The players said: "The Arc, I chose you!". So that's the last time Fossil Island was heard outside the game. Inside the game, there has never been a single word regarding "Fossil Island".
Not by name but like osrs that's what getting the kudos and the barge building were for (hence why players called it kudos island for years) It didn't receive an official name till osrs but considering the requirements to get to it is likely referring to the same island! Also the island that mark mentioned was also said to be littered with the bones of long dead creatures! TAPP are passion projects too so passion project doesn't neseccarily mean they don't want to make it and I explained the reason behind it in my post! They gave the same reason for why elf city took so long to make! Ironically osrs will get elf city which mod mark said would the systems only available in RS3!

24-Feb-2019 02:04:56

Dilbert2001
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I am sure Mod Mark did not work on the OSRS Fossil Island. RS3 and OSRS are very different in lore too.

You can hope for whatever you like and wish for Fossil Island in RS3 someday in the future. I don't have comment with that except I just answered the your question about the fate of Fossil Island, Mod Mark's passion project with Mod Osborne's post. :)

24-Feb-2019 02:34:37

Cinderlynn
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I never said he worked on the osrs island and if you want to get technical Osbourne said it was a passion project that he could imagine getting made at some point in the future! It just wasn't being worked on and I stated that in my post! My point was simply to indicate that it has been mentioned at certain points and if you look at streams and forums people have been asking about the island for quite sometime (although I will note the early mention would have referred to it as kudos island) Please read my entire post!

24-Feb-2019 02:59:56

Cinderlynn
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Cinderlynn said:
I never said he worked on the osrs island and if you want to get technical Osbourne said it was a passion project that he could imagine getting made at some point in the future! It just wasn't being worked on and I stated that in my post! My point was simply to indicate that it has been mentioned at certain points and if you look at streams and forums people have been asking about the island for quite sometime (although I will note the early mention would have referred to it as kudos island) Please read my entire post!
and the lore's different because the osrs team actually took the time to make it and actually paid attention to detail! I'm not ragging on osrs and there is plenty of content that years ago they said they had no plans to work on that they have either since made or said they are considering making

24-Feb-2019 03:07:01

Dilbert2001
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Cinderlynn said:
I never said he worked on the osrs island and if you want to get technical Osbourne said it was a passion project that he could imagine getting made at some point in the future! It just wasn't being worked on and I stated that in my post! My point was simply to indicate that it has been mentioned at certain points and if you look at streams and forums people have been asking about the island for quite sometime (although I will note the early mention would have referred to it as kudos island) Please read my entire post!


Mod Mark mentioned Fossil Island in 2012 through a video. Mod Osborne wrote in 2014 about Fossil Island actually wasn't being worked on.

In 2015, Fossil Island was voted against The Arc in Runelab and it lost.

Runelab is now closed so you can't check the voting but if you believe in Runesape Wiki, it states:

At RuneFest 2015 Fossil Island was mentioned as a potential contender for an upcoming RuneLabs poll to add a new in-game area.[3] However the poll, which took place in December 2015, was won by The Arc.


https://runescape.wiki/w/Fossil_Island

24-Feb-2019 03:21:32

Cinderlynn
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I know all this but it still could get built eventually! We voted for vampire quest over dungeoneering doesn't mean we won't get the final floors eventually ! And there are things people voted for that Jagex put in the surveys that Jagex now says they can't or won't do! Weather, Pet Park ,THE FULL BANK REWORK, the return of old holiday items etc. (yeah I know that last one was never going to happen but it's the priniciple)!Also if we're putting our trust in the wiki then the osrs fossil island and the thing that the barge is supposed to lead to in rs3 are indeed the same thing read the trivia!
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Dilbert2001
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Cinderlynn said:
I know all this but it still could get built eventually! We voted for vampire quest over dungeoneering doesn't mean we won't get the final floors eventually ! And there are things people voted for that Jagex put in the surveys that Jagex now says they can't or won't do! Weather, Pet Park ,THE FULL BANK REWORK, the return of old holiday items etc. (yeah I know that last one was never going to happen but it's the priniciple)!Also if we're putting our trust in the wiki then the osrs fossil island and the thing that the barge is supposed to lead to in rs3 are indeed the same thing read the trivia!
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Nope and Nope. Following the OSRS Fossil Island lore Bob the Cat is going to die in the 5th Age. We have Bob the RS3 Cat alive and kicking butts still in the 6th Age. I don't think Mod Mark has any passion with a dead cat in OSRS. Lore between RS3 and OSRS are too different. Even dragonkins are different too and in OSRS they don't address the Stone of Jas's influence on Zorgoth and the other dragonkins but in RS3 the dragonkins are all held in check until the Ritual of the Mahjarrat.

You can continue to hope... or wish for Fossil Island in RS3 but keep in mind it lost to the Arc due by majority ruling... and that was in Runelab too.

24-Feb-2019 04:54:28

Cinderlynn
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uh have you look at recent surveys or read the rules for the polls they asked whether we wanted stuff like zeah added into rs3 and they state specifically in the rules for the polls that a option not winning does not mean it won't happen eventually!Perfect example of losers they intend to make eventually rite of passage(and players will never let them forget about that one) and death of chivalry2!Heck the location (underwater city) of the third dungeon creation was supposed to be behind both menaphos and Acheron in the pecking order! And I think you may have misunderstood I didn't mean the 2 fossil islands were the exact same I meant from the perspective of what the barge and kudos in both games are supposed to lead too! Also I know people have been asking for monkey madness 2 in game for ages!

24-Feb-2019 05:08:12 - Last edited on 24-Feb-2019 05:09:20 by Cinderlynn

Dilbert2001
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Cinderlynn said:
uh have you look at recent surveys or read the rules for the polls they asked whether we wanted stuff like zeah added into rs3 and they state specifically in the rules for the polls that a option not winning does not mean it won't happen eventually!Perfect example of losers they intend to make eventually rite of passage(and players will never let them forget about that one) and death of chivalry2!Heck the location (underwater city) of the third dungeon creation was supposed to be behind both menaphos and Acheron in the pecking order! And I think you may have misunderstood I didn't mean the 2 fossil islands were the exact same I meant from the perspective of what the barge and kudos in both games are supposed to lead too! Also I know people have been asking for monkey madness 2 in game for ages!


Again, there is no "fossil island" mentioned whatsoever in RS3. There may be a "Fossil Island" in RS3 and it maybe in the same location of the OSRS Fossil Island but it may not be the ISLAND the Varrock Museum Curator mentioned.

Likewise The Arc exists in OSRS too but there is no lore of it in OSRS similarly so it doesn't necessarily have to be in OSRS. You may say some day The Arc will be discovered in OSRS but shrug... as I mentioned... just no lore so nothing to comment on now. :)

24-Feb-2019 05:17:27

Cinderlynn
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also while it is in a nearby location dragon slayer 2 is not required to get to fossil island in osrs! I was just giving examples of it being mentioned in general not in game ( I was referencing mods saying stuff)I'm not saying it will ever happen but it still could! That's all I mean by this entire post! Plenty of theories are posted on this chat!Also I'll acquiesce they might not be the same island but it's like the mystery prisoner (???) in lord of vampyrium before river of blood was added!It's possible it might not be efaritay but all signs in the quest pointed to it being her! and osrs is getting elf city and we got our mammoths finally is rs3 (another thing people asked for years)!

24-Feb-2019 05:18:43 - Last edited on 24-Feb-2019 05:26:48 by Cinderlynn

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