Before I began RuneScape Classic, it was the 2nd to last year before they closed RSC to new members. JaGeX had stated, "You must be a RuneScape Member if you wish to log into RuneScape Classic". At the time it was re-released, I was still currently a f2p member, not having enough money to buy membership. But, I was fascinated over what this "OldSchool Runescape" is; so I saved up my 'Online' money just to purchase this me a one month's worth of membership. The Re-opening date when I joined RSC was on June 1 of someodd year. Something drived me to play this game... I'm not sure what it is now, but my mind thought it would be intriguing to play RuneScape without a Grand Exchange.
Currently, I'm in-active on RSC but I do play Old-School RuneScape 2007 from time to time.