A cursory Google search for the term results in hundreds of websites many of them with one of the terms in their URL, offering the currency of RuneScape that can be exchanged for real money. This came after the announcement on the 13th of October OSRS Gold, that Jagex announced that it was ending for "real-world trading". In a post on its blog "The RuneScape Team" clarified that "gold that is bought via RWT real world trading can be a problem in any online game that has a traded currency."
Jagex promises to send "messages to players that we've identified who are involved with RWT" within "the next few hours". "For those who have been involved, we want to be clear : this is the single und only caution," Jagex added.
The announcement also included the news that the game's PvP game mode Duel Arena, would undergo major changes that include the stricter enforcement of the game's code of conduct, in order to encourage positive game play. Jagex says the feature "has been a trigger to this kind of toxic behavior".
Prior to that what the publisher calls "short-term measures" will be taken "until our development teams are able create a major update which fully replaces the Duel Arena in the coming year."
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