Old 06-11-2019, 05:46 PM   #1
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Exclamation MacGravel Needs Our Help!

Hello, everybody.

For more than 15 years, StepMania has held a special place in my heart. And, even though I don't play the game anymore and haven't been actively involved in pack development for a long time, this community has given me the opportunity to make long lasting friendships that continue to this day.

For those of you that are not familiar with MacGravel, he has had a significant role in the development of the StepMania community. From leading and being directly involved in major community-driven pack releases such as the Video Game Mega Pack series, SMGroove packs, Red Fraction, Dark Chancellors, among many others, to developing the beloved Orbular noteskin and pioneering X-mod charts, MacGravel's love and selfless contributions to this community have positively impacted StepMania as a whole. Most importantly, MacGravel is a loving husband and amazing father to a beautiful baby girl and a 3-month old baby.

Recently, due to events out of his control, MacGravel is being forced to relocate his mobile home within 30 days. Blindsided and with limited funds, this task seems impossible to accomplish, leaving MacGravel and his family with a very real possibility of becoming homeless in the near future.

I am reaching out to the StepMania community with the aim of helping MacGravel, a member that has devoted so much love and time to this community, and his family during this terrible times.

Below is the link to the GoFundMe campaign that has been set up for this purpose. I you can't donate, please consider sharing this post and the link to the campaign.

Thank you so much for your time.

Stay strong, MacGravel!

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Old 06-14-2019, 10:57 AM   #2
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MacGravel is/was indeed a pillar in the development in parts of the game we have seen over the last 10-15 years. I've used the Orbular noteskin since it was created. We also cannot forget the creativity in his excellent xmod simfiles. He always contributed one file to each pack I made over the years, but each file was excellent.

I donated $40 to the cause. I know three days have gone by without much reaction to this thread. We were all poor when we all played at the height of our playing era, but now more of us should have the means to do something. I also ask for people in the FFR/SM community to consider a donation. Not much money from a decent number of people can go a long way.
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Old 06-14-2019, 12:16 PM   #3
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Gave some now, will likely give some after the month's bills are squared away.

Justice was telling me about this very scenario a few weeks ago becoming common; that landlord's where evicting trailers with the hope that the trailer becomes abandoned (moving trailers is exspensive as fuck)and then they can rent it out at higher prices. Apparently it's perfectly legal and becoming common in the southwest or something.

It fucking sucks anyone has gotten caught in that, but more so now that one of our own has now. Even if we can't earn the money to move his trailer, I'm sure we can get enough 5 dollar donations to get them renting someplace else
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can't donate myself but bumping thread for posterity because it's pretty important.
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thanks for the bump - I'd missed this. seconding rebirth's call to action; any of us who can, should.
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