Shanty is an OSRS project that has been under development for over a year, slowly but surely shaping into the next top-quality RSPS experience to feature the best of Oldschool while also putting something new on the table.
...surely there have been many projects that have said similar things. Let's just set the theme and let the rest of the thread speak for itself.
• Arham - Owner, Developer, Game Designer
• Sino - Lead Developer
• Greed - Developer
• Maximax - Game Designer, Model Designer
• King Waldo - Map Designer
• Update #1 - The Abattoir, the Warriors' Guild, and the Abyssal Sire - January 30th, 2022
• Update #2 - Vorkath, Demonic Gorillas, many more Slayer monsters, and God Wars Bosses - February 27th, 2022
• Update #3 - Fishing Haven, Woodcutting Haven, more work on GWD, and some QoL improvements - March 29th, 2022
• Update #4 - Village of Shadows, Custom Slayer Tower, Barrows, Duel Arena, and the Kalphite Queen - May 10th, 2022
The overworld of Shanty is currently under construction and areas shown in this thread may change in the future.
In this server, your journey will take place in Shanty Island, a custom-made landmass of a similar span to F2P OSRS (wilderness nonwithstanding). This new miniature world will group up all of Gielinor's most worthwhile features in an organic yet compact arrangement.
Shanty Island - Home (Shanty City)
Shanty City features a number of useful facilities ranging from the usual shops and thieving stalls, to an all-new rooftop agility course, means of transportation around the island, and more.
Spoiler for Shanty City:
Shanty City has two sides: the west and east.
West: Town square
Welcome to Shanty City!
West: Cave transportation system
An underground railway can be accessed right by the town square. This transportation network will take you to or near all major cities and locations.
West: Wilderness crevice
The vastness of the Wilderness is a little too vast to exist as part of Shanty Island, which is why the Wilderness has been shoved underground. We might just take a look down there in the near future...
West: Central bank of Shanty
West: Main street; from left to right - Cemetery, Zamorak mage's tent, marketplace, general store & city park
West: Custom rooftop agility
East: Shops - Weapon, armour, magic, ranged, and fishing shops, along with the makeover mage
East: Port Shanty
Side note: Listen to this and look at the above and below pictures. Epic feeling.
East: Shanty's Pub
Be careful not to be near a drunk pirate, or else he might bump into you and start fighting you as well!
Shanty Island - Town of Luce
Shanty Island's desert town features plenty of minigames, a new rooftop agility course, and hosts the conflict against the invading Slayer monsters (see Slayer Enhanced below).
Spoiler for Town of Luce:
A new Slayer area, also known as the slaughterhouse. Read the "Slayer Enhanced" section below for more details!
The Warriors' Guild
Our new desert-themed Warriors' Guild brings the features you know to a new light.
The Duel Arena still exists in Shanty and is just like you know it is. We have reduced the amount of fighting stage areas to just 1.
More will be posted about the Town of Luce soon!
Shanty Island - Village of Shadows
Shanty Island's swamp village features the center of an enticing lore coupled with regular RuneScape activities like Barrows.
Spoiler for Village of Shadows:
Custom Crafting Guild
The Crafting Guild hosts an enhanced pottery wheel, spinning wheel, and furnace (for up to gold ore). If you have suggestions for more features here, let us know!
Krystilia is an exception to our Slayer enhancements and will be her own separate master staying true to RuneScape's Slayer system. The Corrupt fairy ring system can be seen here as well.
Tyrant's Damnation Pub
Ganlow's Garment Grove (left) and Werton's Gemstones (right)
Our Custom Debonair Costumes from Ganlow's Garment Grove
Shanty Island - Skilling Havens
In traditional RSPS fashion, gathering nodes will be grouped together in dedicated areas for skilling. These areas will be lively and ensure all our players can have a grand time training their skills.
Spoiler for Skilling Havens:
Fishing Haven - Main Dock
Fishing Haven - Captain Janaway's House
Fishing Haven - Fishing Master
Woodcutting Haven - Cutting Trees
Woodcutting Haven - Redwood Trees
Woodcutting Haven - Perry's Chop-chop Shop
More havens will be posted soon!
Shanty Island - Here Be Crabs
Here, sand crabs are spread across our beautiful miniature beach. Newcomers can venture here to train their initial combat skills!
Spoiler for Here Be Crabs:
Listen to this Sea Shanty 2 crab rave music for the vibes.
The route to get to Sand Crabs involves taking a cart to the Fishing Haven, then walking down to the shore.
Brought to Shanty from the depths of Jagex's scrapped concepts, this new skill will enable players to create a variety of magical items from utility trinkets to new combat gear. Dozens of hours of ideation and reiteration have gone into filling in the blanks and making due adjustments around the differences between OSRS and RSPS, all to bring you a never-before-seen piece of skilling content that will serve as a platform for yet more unique additions to Shanty as development moves forward.
Existing skills will be touched up to some extent or other in Shanty. As of yet, Slayer is our most prominent example.
Spoiler for Slayer:
The basic gist of Slayer is just as it was before: a slayer master assigns you a task and you kill mobs accordingly.
In Shanty, we have moved aside a large portion of the more boring mobs, with the in-game narrative of it being that some species have settled on Shanty Island while others haven't had as much success. In conjunction with revamped task lists, this should make Slayer a great deal more fun than it's ever been!
For yet more added spice, we will not be delegating all Slayer Master duties to poor ol' Vannaka, but will instead feature multiple masters to receive tasks from.
Settled monsters can be found either in dungeons (just like regular RuneScape's) or the revamped Slayer tower. Slayer masters will tell the player where to find each and every monster and how to get there.
This new facility acts as a centralized access point for all of the "large portion of the more boring mobs" that serve little purpose outside Slayer tasks. Pyrefiends? Find them in The Abattoir. Minotaurs? Also in The Abattoir.
In an effort for more variance, Shanty has most Slayer masters available. They are all available at the same location.
The NPC residing in the slayer master hut is player-sided; player A could see Vannaka, but player B could see Duradel on the same tile.
The Regular RS Good Stuff
In case it needs saying, Shanty's original features will indeed coexsist with all the usual good stuff.
Spoiler for The Regular RS Good Stuff:
Yes, Arham absolutely sucks at PvM. But hey, give him a break, he's using a laptop and all.
God Wars Dungeon Bosses
Fossil Island Wyverns
Currently, we have support for all waves, but we may shrink it down for your convenience.
Just a casual massacre of men and women.
We appreciate those who support us. So, we want to give a thank you to each individual who puts us in their signature. All users who have the support signature will also get a special Supporter rank in our Discord server.
At this time, the Discord server is private, so please send a PM if you would like to join.
Upon release, 3 random people will be chosen to receive a special reward for having us in their signature.
• Thanks for the very early support Suic!
• Thanks for the early support Nozemi and the enthusiasm for Shanty Island!
• Thanks for the support broski112 and for your excitement!
• Thanks for the support Monk, we hope we meet your expectations and more!
• Thanks for the support Wayne! We love seeing supporters like you, very supportive.
• Thanks for the very early support SilverNova and for always being willing to help out and offer new ideas and perspectives.
• Thanks for the support 2Wavy! We wish we could host the server right now for you to play.
• Thanks for the support Zak! We hope you enjoy our updates.
• Thanks for the support Pita! Hope the Discord is nice to you.
• Thanks for the support Kirazo! You look awesome too, and we can't wait for you to play in our server soon.
If you don't know how to change your signature, we have a guide in this spoiler below now!
Spoiler for Become a supporter:
How to change your signature
1. Log in to your Rune-Server account.
2. Find a signature you like from the options below. If you're not sure, go with option A.
3. Select the text and copy the Code for the signature.
4. Click this link. Alternatively, you can click Settings on the top right, then click Edit Signature under My Settings on the left.
5. Paste the code in your signature!
5a. If you chose option B or option C, paste the signature at the end of your existing signature, then cut-and-paste everything
from your existing signature to replace the "YOUR EXISTING SIGNATURE HERE" portion. Here's a GIF to illustrate that:
6. Click Save Signature.
7. Comment on this thread so we can see your beautiful new signature!
Option A) Add our logo to your signature:
Spoiler for preview:
Option B) Add our logo to your existing signature side by side, with our logo to the left:
Can't believe I got the honor to be the first poster on this amazing thread. Let me just tell you that this project has some of the brightest developers, game designers that shine the brightest of all, and the best community you'll ever meet.
Here's what the project has:
Latest Oldschool Content? ✓
Unique Additions? (Warding, New Maps, etc.) ✓
Hard working developers? ✓
Amazing, uplifting and positive community? ✓
No Pay-to-Win Content? ✓
Quests, Minigames, Achievements, etc. ✓
With that being said, I can assure you that this server will be one of the most impeccable ones that will go down in RSPS history.
So come, join the discord and be a part of this insane community while the chance is still yours!
Working on the world for months now has become a labour of love. As someone who hasn't played a private server since OSRS released, I'm extremely excited to play this once it's out. I can attest that Arham, Maximax, and Sino have put a lot of thought into making a whole lot of unique content that feels like OSRS without compromising on what people enjoy about private servers.
Here's how the world looks... for now. There are a couple more planned islands, so stay tuned for more!