Monthly Community Fund

Monthly Community Fund


  1. Monthly Operating Costs
    AU$190.00 of AU$243.00
    This is the minimum amount required to cover our community costs each month.
  2. Stretch Goal
    AU$190.00 of AU$350.00
    Anything over $250 is banked for a rainy day when we don't reach our minimum operating costs via donations


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

Overview Donations Comments

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:

Dedicated Server 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)
  • Other Game servers depending on demand
  • Discord bots
Dedicated Server Cost per month = $183.69
Windows Server License for dedicated server per month = $31.90
Total Dedicated Server Cost per month = $215.59

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

  • BigD Gaming donations are used 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: $250.00
  • 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.




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