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Zarathustra217

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Another call for funding support
« on: November 12, 2016, 11:46:17 AM »
Salutations all beloved and endeared fellow prisoners of the Mists!

It's been two months since we migrated to our new server and while there's still some issues to solve and other things to improve on, we now feel fairly certain that this is where we want to settle for good. One main motivation for the migration was the increasing hosting costs at Google, ending up at close to 70$ per month for rather subpar performance, where we at our new host hetzner.de have superior hardware for just 36 euro per month (roughly 40$).

However, even if it's only half a year since we last asked for your help funding the running of the server and forums, the increased costs at Google as well as some overlapping costs while migrating have meant that we are already in short of the necessary funds to keep us online.

Therefore we once again humbly ask those of you who feel you have enough to be able to contribute, to generously donate a small amount to help us cover the running costs. It's important for us to stress that contributing in this way will always be entirely voluntary, and it will not grant anyone any advantages, claims or other forms of rewards or godlike powers in game - but if you feel you can spare it, we will be very grateful for any donation you might give and it will help assure that Prisoners of the Mists will stay online and available for months (and potentially years) to come.

It doesn't have to be by much as it all adds up, and all donations will go exclusively to fund the running of the server and forums.

To donate, use either of these PayPal links:

Australian Dollar | Canadian Dollar | Danish Krone | Euro | New Zealand Dollar | Norwegian Krone | Pound SterlingSwedish Krona | US-Dollars

Note: Even if you don't have a PayPal account, you can still donate through the above links with an ordinary creditcard.

Our hope is to collect the funds for the running of the server for at least half a year, which will take roughly 300$ (included what we are already behind). I'll keep this topic updated to reflect how the funding goes. And if you have any questions, please feel free to send me a PM.

Thank you in advance,

Most sincerely,

~Søren

(On behalf of the entire server team)

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Re: Another call for funding support
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2016, 02:22:15 AM »
Thanks to the kind generosity of large group of community members, we are now already close to our initial aim of 300$, being at roughly 250$ now. Your donations are very much appreciated. <3

Only a little more to go!

(but of course going above the aim will just mean we are guaranteed to stay online for longer, so don't worry about that ;)  )
« Last Edit: November 15, 2016, 02:27:02 AM by Zarathustra217 »

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Re: Another call for funding support
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2016, 02:20:22 AM »
We've now met our aim and then some! Once again thank you to all those who donated, it's always humbling and encouraging to witness your support.

Long live POTM! Long live our great community without which we would not be...