Monthly Community Fund

Monthly Community Fund

Earnings

This month
AU$401.00
Total
AU$19,395.88

Goals

  1. Monthly Operating Costs
    AU$350.00 of AU$350.00 - reached!
    This is the minimum amount required to cover our community costs each month.
  2. Stretch Goal
    AU$400.00 of AU$400.00 - reached!
    Anything over $350 is banked for a rainy day when we don't reach our minimum operating costs via donations

    OR

    used for:
    • community events
    • community promotions
    • upgrades to website software
    • RCON Software licenses
    • Website software
    • other community purposes

Overview Donations

BigD Gaming Community operates purely on the generous donations our community members make available each and every month – without the donations, BigD Gaming would not be able to provide the services it currently does.

The following services are paid with your donations:


Two (2) Dedicated Servers based in Sydney, Australia
  • I7-7700k 4.2/4.5GHz
  • 480GB M.2 SSD
  • 64GB RAM
  • 5TB Data/month
  • Windows Server 2016
What runs on our Dedicated Server?
  • SQUAD Game Servers (licensed, training, modding, matches, etc)
  • ARMA Game Servers (public, events, modding, etc)
  • Insurgency Sandstorm servers (licensed, training, modding, matches, etc)
  • Hell Let Loose servers (future testing and public)
  • Other Game servers depending on demand
  • Discord bots
  • Teamspeak Server
Each Dedicated Server Costs = $1550 per year x 2 = $3100 / 12 months = $258.33 per month
Windows Server License for each dedicated server = $31.90 x 2 servers = $63.80 per month
Total Dedicated Server Cost per month = $322.13



Web Hosting based in Sydney, Australia
  • High Priority CPU usage
  • 300GB Bandwidth
  • Large mySQL processing power
What runs on our web hosting?
  • BigDGaming.net website & forums
  • Custom scripts that manage whitelisting for donators & admins automatically via website permissions
Total cost per year = $323.40



Footnotes
  • BigD Gaming donations for use to cover community operation costs.
  • Donations to BigD Gaming are completed entirely at the users discretion.
  • Donations to BigD Gaming are voluntary and not refundable..
  • We do not require donations to play on any of our servers, or utilise any of our services.
  • Our current monthly donation goal is: $400.00
  • Why is it higher than our monthly costs listed above? Simply to cover the months where donations do not meet the minimum to keep our services alive.
  • BigD Gaming also pays yearly licensing costs for XenForo & associated add-ons.

Earnings

This month
AU$401.00
Total
AU$19,395.88

Goals

  1. Monthly Operating Costs
    AU$350.00 of AU$350.00 - reached!
    This is the minimum amount required to cover our community costs each month.
  2. Stretch Goal
    AU$400.00 of AU$400.00 - reached!
    Anything over $350 is banked for a rainy day when we don't reach our minimum operating costs via donations

    OR

    used for:
    • community events
    • community promotions
    • upgrades to website software
    • RCON Software licenses
    • Website software
    • other community purposes