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This is still a work-in-progress; please leave any questions in the #wiki 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.
  • Broken Games - A list of games known to be broken in Flashpoint Infinity or Flashpoint in general.
  • 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 to easily download games from the Internet.
  • 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.
  • Scraping S3 Buckets - How to list and download all files from an open S3 bucket.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Content Patches - How to submit game data changes for existing titles.
  • Metadata Edits - How to submit metadata changes for existing titles.
  • 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.
  • Game indexes - Pages documenting historical and alternate versions of specific games.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Launcher Themes - A list of community created themes for Flashpoint Launcher.
  • Launcher Extensions - Third party extensions for the Flashpoint Launcher created by the community.
  • Launcher Logo Packs - Logo Packs that can be changed in the launcher.
  • Playlists - A list of community created playlists for games and animations.
  • You can also view pages by category or view every page on the Wiki. (Some of them may be outdated.)