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             <h2>Welcome to the Flashpoint Database!</h2>
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             <h2>Welcome to the Flashpoint Wiki!</h2>
             <p>This is still a work-in-progress; please leave any questions in the #help-me-please channel in our [http://discord.gg/S9uJ794 Discord].</p>
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            <h6>Looking for the main website? [https://bluemaxima.org/flashpoint/ Click Here]</h6>
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             <p>This is still a work-in-progress; please leave any questions in the #flashpoint-help channel in our [http://discord.gg/S9uJ794 Discord].</p>
 
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         <h1>General Project Information</h1>
 
         <h1>General Project Information</h1>
 
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             <li>[[Game Master List]] - All the games in the latest release of Flashpoint.</li>
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             <li>[[Searching the Collection]] - How to view and search for games and animations in Flashpoint.</li>
            <li>[[Animation Master List]] - All the animations in the latest release of Flashpoint.</li>
 
 
             <li>[[Extended FAQ]] - A frequently-expanding FAQ about all aspects of the project.</li>
 
             <li>[[Extended FAQ]] - A frequently-expanding FAQ about all aspects of the project.</li>
 
             <li>[[How Flashpoint Works]] - An explanation of the basic concepts behind how Flashpoint functions.</li>
 
             <li>[[How Flashpoint Works]] - An explanation of the basic concepts behind how Flashpoint functions.</li>
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             <li>[[Curation Tutorial]] - Read this page before curating!</li>
 
             <li>[[Curation Tutorial]] - Read this page before curating!</li>
 
             <li>[[Curation Format]] - How to set up the curation itself.</li>
 
             <li>[[Curation Format]] - How to set up the curation itself.</li>
             <li>[[Submitting a Curation]] - How to submit a curation once you've zipped it up.</li>
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             <li>[[Curate Tab]] - A visual guide to each button and checkbox on the Curate tab.</li>
 
             <li>[[Platforms]] - A table of all the web game technologies we currently support, with links to curation tutorials for each technology.</li>
 
             <li>[[Platforms]] - A table of all the web game technologies we currently support, with links to curation tutorials for each technology.</li>
 
             <li>[[Tags]] - A list of tags that you can apply to games you curate.</li>
 
             <li>[[Tags]] - A list of tags that you can apply to games you curate.</li>
            <li>[[Downloading from Wayback]] - How to download and curate games from Wayback Machine.</li>
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             <li>[[MAD4FP]] - How to use this mode of Flashpoint Core or Infinity to easily download games from the Internet.</li>
             <li>[[MAD4FP]] - How to use this special mode of Flashpoint Infinity to easily download games from the Internet.</li>
 
 
             <li>[[YAML Format]] - How to use YAML-formatted metadata in your curations.</li>
 
             <li>[[YAML Format]] - How to use YAML-formatted metadata in your curations.</li>
 
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             <li>[[Extracting Flash Games]] - General info about working with SWF files.</li>
 
             <li>[[Extracting Flash Games]] - General info about working with SWF files.</li>
 
             <li>[[Troubleshooting Antivirus Interference]] - How to get Flashpoint running if you have Avast or AVG antivirus.</li>
 
             <li>[[Troubleshooting Antivirus Interference]] - How to get Flashpoint running if you have Avast or AVG antivirus.</li>
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            <li>[[Downloading from Wayback]] - How to download and curate games from Wayback Machine.</li>
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            <li>[[Server Scripting]] - How to handle scripts that return different data depending on a query string.</li>
 
             <li>[[Recovering Files from Browser Cache]] - How to find lost web games in a computer's browser cache.</li>
 
             <li>[[Recovering Files from Browser Cache]] - How to find lost web games in a computer's browser cache.</li>
 
             <li>[[Translation Guide]] - How to help translate Flashpoint Launcher into your preferred language.</li>
 
             <li>[[Translation Guide]] - How to help translate Flashpoint Launcher into your preferred language.</li>
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             <li>[[Help Wanted Games]] - A list of some (not all!) of the games we need help adding to Flashpoint.</li>
 
             <li>[[Help Wanted Games]] - A list of some (not all!) of the games we need help adding to Flashpoint.</li>
 
             <li>[[Technologies to Add]] - A list of web game technologies that we need help adding support for in Flashpoint.</li>
 
             <li>[[Technologies to Add]] - A list of web game technologies that we need help adding support for in Flashpoint.</li>
             <li>[[Linux Support]] - Information about Flashpoint support on Linux systems. This is a work in progress, and we could always use help with testing and making new packages!</li>
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             <li>[[Linux Support]] - Information about Flashpoint support on Linux systems, and how you can help improve it.</li>
             <li>[[Mac Support]] - Information about Flashpoint support on MacOS. This is a work in progress, and we could always use help with testing and making new packages!</li>
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             <li>[[Mac Support]] - Information about Flashpoint support on MacOS, and how you can help improve it.</li>
 
             <li>[[Testing Results]] - If you've successfully completed a game or found a bug, report that here.</li>
 
             <li>[[Testing Results]] - If you've successfully completed a game or found a bug, report that here.</li>
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            <li>[[Metadata Edits]] - How to submit fixes or alternate versions of games/animations.</li>
 
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             <li>[[Save Data Locations]] - A list of all the locations of game save files in Flashpoint.</li>
 
             <li>[[Save Data Locations]] - A list of all the locations of game save files in Flashpoint.</li>
 
             <li>[[Shockwave Xtras]] - List of all of the Shockwave Xtras added to Flashpoint.</li>
 
             <li>[[Shockwave Xtras]] - List of all of the Shockwave Xtras added to Flashpoint.</li>
             <li>[[Flashpoint Launcher Themes]] - A list of community created themes for Flashpoint Launcher.</li>
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             <li>[[Search Bar]] - Detailed information about how to use Flashpoint Launcher's search bar.</li>
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            <li>[[Trello]] - An overview of our Trello boards for tracking issues in the project.</li>
 
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         <h1>Community</h1>
 
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            <li>[[Request Form]] - Everything you need to know to request content for inclusion in Flashpoint.</li>
 
             <li>[[Requests System]] - An overview of the Flashpoint Requests system.</li>
 
             <li>[[Requests System]] - An overview of the Flashpoint Requests system.</li>
 
             <li>[[Requests Sheet]] - How to use the Requests Google Sheet.</li>
 
             <li>[[Requests Sheet]] - How to use the Requests Google Sheet.</li>
             <li>[[Game Request Form]] - Everything you need to know to request a game.</li>
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             <li>[[Flashpoint Launcher Themes]] - A list of community created themes for Flashpoint Launcher.</li>
             <li>[[Animation Request Form]] - Everything you need to know to request an animation.</li>
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             <li>[[Launcher Extensions]] - Third party extensions for the Flashpoint Launcher created by the community.</li>
             <li>[[Metadata Edits]] - How to submit fixes or alternate versions of games/animations.</li>
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             <li>[[Flashpoint Launcher Logo Packs]] - Logo Packs that can be changed in the launcher.</li>
             <li>[[Trello]] - An overview of our Trello boards for tracking issues in the project.</li>
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             <li>[[Flashpoint Playlists]] - A list of community created playlists for games and animations.</li>
 
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<p style="text-align:center">You can also view every page on the Wiki (some of them may be outdated): [[Special:AllPages]]</p>
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<p style="text-align:center">You can also [[Special:AllPages|view every page on the Wiki]]. (Some of them may be outdated.)</p>

Latest revision as of 05:23, 6 October 2021

Welcome to the Flashpoint Wiki!

Looking for the main website? Click Here

This is still a work-in-progress; please leave any questions in the #flashpoint-help channel in our Discord.

General Project Information

  • Searching the Collection - How to view and search for games and animations in Flashpoint.
  • Extended FAQ - A frequently-expanding FAQ about all aspects of the project.
  • How Flashpoint Works - An explanation of the basic concepts behind how Flashpoint functions.
  • Media - A list of mentions of Flashpoint from around the web.
  • Not Accepted Curations - Games and animations matching the criteria laid out here are not allowed in Flashpoint for any reason.
  • Curating for Flashpoint

  • Curation Tutorial - Read this page before curating!
  • Curation Format - How to set up the curation itself.
  • Curate Tab - A visual guide to each button and checkbox on the Curate tab.
  • Platforms - A table of all the web game technologies we currently support, with links to curation tutorials for each technology.
  • Tags - A list of tags that you can apply to games you curate.
  • MAD4FP - How to use this mode of Flashpoint Core or Infinity to easily download games from the Internet.
  • YAML Format - How to use YAML-formatted metadata in your curations.
  • Other Tutorials

  • Extracting Flash Games - General info about working with SWF files.
  • Troubleshooting Antivirus Interference - How to get Flashpoint running if you have Avast or AVG antivirus.
  • Downloading from Wayback - How to download and curate games from Wayback Machine.
  • Server Scripting - How to handle scripts that return different data depending on a query string.
  • Recovering Files from Browser Cache - How to find lost web games in a computer's browser cache.
  • Translation Guide - How to help translate Flashpoint Launcher into your preferred language.
  • Wiki Formatting - Info about the most common formatting options used in this wiki.
  • Other Ways to Contribute

  • Help Wanted List - Projects, features, and development tasks that we need help with.
  • Help Wanted Games - A list of some (not all!) of the games we need help adding to Flashpoint.
  • Technologies to Add - A list of web game technologies that we need help adding support for in Flashpoint.
  • Linux Support - Information about Flashpoint support on Linux systems, and how you can help improve it.
  • Mac Support - Information about Flashpoint support on MacOS, and how you can help improve it.
  • Testing Results - If you've successfully completed a game or found a bug, report that here.
  • Metadata Edits - How to submit fixes or alternate versions of games/animations.
  • Reference

  • Flash EOL - The roadmap for the end of support for Flash Player, as outlined by the various companies involved.
  • Helpful Tools - Tools that help with curating and archiving websites.
  • Multiplayer Games - An incomplete list of multiplayer games we've found.
  • Save Data Locations - A list of all the locations of game save files in Flashpoint.
  • Shockwave Xtras - List of all of the Shockwave Xtras added to Flashpoint.
  • Search Bar - Detailed information about how to use Flashpoint Launcher's search bar.
  • Trello - An overview of our Trello boards for tracking issues in the project.
  • Community

  • Request Form - Everything you need to know to request content for inclusion in Flashpoint.
  • Requests System - An overview of the Flashpoint Requests system.
  • Requests Sheet - How to use the Requests Google Sheet.
  • Flashpoint Launcher Themes - A list of community created themes for Flashpoint Launcher.
  • Launcher Extensions - Third party extensions for the Flashpoint Launcher created by the community.
  • Flashpoint Launcher Logo Packs - Logo Packs that can be changed in the launcher.
  • Flashpoint Playlists - A list of community created playlists for games and animations.
  • You can also view every page on the Wiki. (Some of them may be outdated.)