Help us secure funding for the hosting of Bluemaxima’s Flashpoint

Fundraising campaign by Dominik Jochec
  • €6,459.00
    raised of €5,000.00 goal
129% Funded
183 Donors
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BlueMaxima's Flashpoint is a webgame preservation project.


https://bluemaxima.org/flashpoint/

Internet history and culture is important, and content made on web platforms including, but not limited to Adobe Flash, make up a significant portion of that culture. This project is dedicated to preserving as many experiences from these platforms as possible, so that they aren't lost to time. Since early 2018, Flashpoint has saved more than 100,000 games and 10,000 animations running on 35 different platforms.

Flashpoint was started in January 2018 by BlueMaxima in an attempt to outrun the disappearance of content prior to the death of Flash. It has since evolved into an international project involving over 100 community contributors, encompassing both webgames and animations created for numerous internet plugins, frameworks, and standards.

This collection of webgames has reached nearly one terabyte, and with tens of thousands of monthly players, we need a powerful server to serve the project data to our users, be it the on-demand version (Flashpoint Infinity), or the full package downloaded at once (Flashpoint Ultimate). Renting such a server is not cheap, and so far, it was all paid out of my pocket, which I cannot afford to do anymore.

This campaign aims to retroactively pay for the server costs and to secure server payments for the future. We also will be switching to a cheaper (but unfortunately, slower) server to save as much as possible and to keep this project available for our users for the following years and decades.

More discussions and the future server invoices will be posted in our discord server. http://discord.gg/S9uJ794

Rewards

You will receive a donator Discord role with a shiny role icon.

137 Backers

Organizer

  • Dominik Jochec
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  • Campaign Owner
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  • CZ

Donors

  • Scott Peck
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
  • You are preserving entertainment history. just like we can view movies from decades ago we should be able to play games from the past as well, & thanks to Flash Point that is possible. Thank You.

€15.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
€5.00
  • Sope A
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
  • Thanks BlueMaxima and crew for synthesizing such a massive archive for us to enjoy! You've done so much in preserving all these webgames and animations so I and other people could enjoy them beyond Flash's and other programs' years. I've been more than happy to contribute to the project and I'll be more than happy to continue so. You guys keep up the amazing work!(Discord ID: Megajala#7648)

€2.00

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183 donors
  • Scott Peck
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
  • You are preserving entertainment history. just like we can view movies from decades ago we should be able to play games from the past as well, & thanks to Flash Point that is possible. Thank You.

€15.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
€5.00
  • Sope A
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
  • Thanks BlueMaxima and crew for synthesizing such a massive archive for us to enjoy! You've done so much in preserving all these webgames and animations so I and other people could enjoy them beyond Flash's and other programs' years. I've been more than happy to contribute to the project and I'll be more than happy to continue so. You guys keep up the amazing work!(Discord ID: Megajala#7648)

€2.00
  • Yeetori F
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
€8.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
  • Thank you for preserving all this web content made with several technologies as well as keeping it playable and hosting the project.

€10.00
  • Felix Garcia
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
  • Happy to help with this project! Discord ID: Yoshi400#1326

€50.00
  • Anonymous
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
€20.00
  • Daniel Backteman
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
€30.00
  • Felys Chang
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
€5.00
  • Riadomir P
  • Donated on Feb 18, 2022
  • Your work here will last for generations. Thank you.

€22.00
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€6,459.00
raised of €5,000.00 goal
129% Funded
183 Donors