We’ve been working quietly for awhile now on a major project, and today we’re ready to share it with you: RuneLite is coming to Alora! This has been kept under wraps for the past few months, as we wanted to ensure that we were able to meet your expectations before making an announcement. Hundreds of hours of development have gone into this client, and we're now at a point where we can confidently share this news with all of you.
We'd like to highlight why this was an unrealistic task to begin with, and why we decided to focus on it. Initially, the task of making RuneLite compatible with Alora essentially involved rewriting most of the RuneLite client to be compatible with ours. Unlike other OSRS-based private servers which connect to RuneLite right out of the box with minimal changes, the Alora client is unique in that it is quite different than OSRS' client, as it is merged with a high-definition RuneScape client from 2008, which is how we're able to uniquely provide the HD mode. Unfortunately, this made the RuneLite job an extremely daunting task.
Nonetheless, we understand that this feature has been requested time and time again, and many of you have grown accustomed to the features provided by RuneLite, so we made it our priority for the past few months to properly connect most of the plugins with our client. We believe this will change the experience on Alora dramatically, and further cement us as the best option when it comes to RSPS. With our wonderful community and high update frequency, RuneLite is the icing on the cake that will make us stand out even more than we already have.
There is still a decent amount of work to do, so unfortunately we can't provide a guaranteed ETA, but what we can say is that we are working to bring it to you as quickly as possible :)
Without further ado, here are some previews of the functionality that we've already implemented:
We hope that you guys are just as excited as we are about this, and we're looking forward to sharing more details & progress soon :)
Edit: Not an April fools joke btw!