JULY 26, 2017
It came as a surprise to me to hear that Adobe and many modern browsers would discontinue support and development of Adobe Flash Player at the end of 2020. Given that so many Robloxian television channels use Flash Player, through Original Livestream, to operate their channels, this saddened me and many others at the RTNG. Without Flash support, many Robloxian television channels, from the biggest channels to the smallest startups, would be simply unable to operate. We had seen this coming from afar for a while, as Original Livestream, as a service, had been declining over the past few years, and we were already concerned about moving to a new platform. The now-
Therefore, from this point on, we’re expanding our efforts to future-
In addition to our main goal of protecting the industry, we’d also like to improve it, and this period could also be used as a time to introduce high-
As broadcasters, the discontinuation of Flash Player threatens the majority of our broadcasting ecosystem. And due to this, it is our duty to protect the future of our industry, and to improve upon our system when possible. At this unstable time, we need to place the utmost focus on saving the Robloxian television industry as we know it, as this will be a task more important than anything else we do as broadcasters, creators, and as players.
Founding Primary Member, Roblox Television Networks Group
The Roblox Television Networks Group is a Robloxian alliance dedicated to the advancement of the Robloxian television industry. Through its initiatives, services, and programs, the RTNG has furthered interest in the industry, and helped develop groundbreaking new ideas and projects for the benefit of the community. The RTNG can be found at rtng.tk, @theRTNG on Twitter, or at Roblox Group ID 804406.