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while we did pay for the hardware, covering on-going costs helps alleviate the financial strain on Drunk Munki.
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 #817  by DrunkMunki
 Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:36 pm
A few people have queried how much everything costs in this community, as they feel they should only donate to the service they play on.. e.g Ark or Atlas..
Please note all financial contributions goes to maintaining the entire gaming infrastructure from servers and hardware replacement to licenses.

All donations are welcome to be sent via paypal to [email protected]

Below is a breakdown in honor of transparency(im sure ive missed some stuff)
One-Off costs
30/01/2016 - $200.00 USD - Master Server
25/11/2016 - $150.00 USD - Master Agent #1
10/06/2017 - $200.00 USD - Master Agent #2
31/07/2018 - $250.00 USD - Master Agent #3
02/03/2019 - $20 USD - Advanced Chat Server Limit: 1 Server
02/03/2019 - $35 USD - Advanced Chat License (1 per Physical Machine): 3 License
10/03/2019 - $20 USD - Offline Raid Protection + Auto Decay
14/03/2019 - $10 USD - Cluster Chat
19/05/2019 - $41.40 EUR - Discord Integrator (PvP)
05/06/2019 - $10 EUR - FeudalTools Map Cleanup Service
13/06/2019 - $41.40 EUR - Discord Integrator (PvE)
02/07/2019 - $32.20 EUR - Make Ark Great Agaain (PvP)
02/07/2019 - $40 EUR - Undermesh Plugin (PvP)
13/07/2019 - $80 EUR - 3x Atlas Discord Integrator
05/08/2019 - $32.19 EUR - Advanced Achievements (PvP)
10/11/2019 - $10 EUR - FeudalTools Map Cleanup Service


Annual Costs
Control Panel Servers/Agents:
Master Server annual renewal - $40 USD
Master Agent annual renewal - $40 USD x 3 = $120 USD
CPanel/WHM License - $164.95 USD
Company Registration - Gaming Alliance Pty Ltd - $267


Monthly Costs:
1st - $10 USD - Battlemetrics
3rd - $103.84 AUD - Amazon AWS EC2's hosting websites and services for games.
7th - $92.40 AUD - GA-SYD-1
19th - $92.40 AUD - GA-BRI-1
21st - $92.40 AUD - GA-SYD-2


Hardware outlay costs:
21/01/2020 - $279 - replacement CPU's for new server [RED]Crom provided
09/01/2020 - $279 - replacement CPU's for server GA-SYD-1
27/12/2019 - $235 - motherboard replacement for failed GA-SYD-1
07/09/2019 - $56.46 - 3x replacement RAM modules for failed RAM
07/09/2019 - $134.83 - Rack rails for server rack - GA-SYD-2
26/07/2019 - $665 - 1x 2TB SSD
17/06/2019 - $238 - 2x 256GB SSD
03/06/2019 - $638 - Dell R610 Server w/ 96GB RAM - becomes GA-SYD-2
16/11/2018 - $250.15 - 1x 1TB SSD
01/07/2018 - $24.98 - IEC C13/C14 power cables for server rack
19/01/2018 - $165 - 2x PSU for GA-SYD-1 which failed
17/11/2017 - $389.30 - 2x Intel Xeon 3.46Ghz CPU upgrade
31/10/2017 - $275 - replacement motherboard as 1 cpu slot had damaged pins
24/10/2017 - $11.45 - 1x 3.5" Drive caddy for Dell R610
20/10/2017 - $12.49 - 1x 3.5" Drive caddy for Dell R610
12/10/2017 - $47.48 USD - 2x H700 Mini SAS cable
12/10/2017 - $11.89 - 1x 3.5" Drive caddy for Dell R610
09/10/2017 - $1224.05 - 2x 256GB SSD & 1x 2TB SSD
06/10/2017 - $180 - H700 RAID Controller
06/10/2017 - $459.98 - 2x Intel Xeon 3.46 CPU upgrade
28/09/2017 - $520 - Dell R610 which becomes GA-BRI-1
27/07/2017 - $195.32 - 1x 256GB SSD
02/05/2017 - $12.45 - 1x 3.5" Drive caddy for Dell R610
28/04/2017 - $49.62 USD - 2x 8GB RAM replacement for server
24/11/2017 - $255.33 - 1x 500GB SSD
23/11/2016 - $24.90 - 2x 3.5" Drive caddy for Dell R610
15/11/2016 - $2150 - Dell R610 which becomes GA-SYD-1