How many Calories are needed when running in Old School RuneScape?

Rajvir Flora


This paper aims to calculate the energy needed in the form of Calories when running in the game of Old School RuneScape. A value of 27 Calories was calculated to be needed if the in-game character were to run from 100% run energy to 0% run energy. This was under the assumption the in-game character had a mass of 83.6 kg and that act of running for a male of this mass requires 17 Calories per minute. Then the energy needed to run without stopping from the beginner town to various cities was calculated and summarised in table 1. A key result found that 32.3 Calories are needed to run from Lumbridge to the Grand Exchange.


Computer game; Biology; Metabolism; Runescape

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