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Blossom Server
Blossom Server Logo
blossom-server.com's logo.

Owner

Jiggmin

URL

http://blossom-server.com

Type of Website

Gaming

Release Date

2009-05-22

Discontinued

Late 2011

Blossom Server was an open-source server for online multiplayer video games developed by Jacob Grahn that was released on 2009-05-22 and discontinued in late 2011. A spiritual successor known as Jiber was released in November 2017.[1]

Name

Blossom Server began as Multiplayer Awesome Server before being combined into MultiPlawesome when it was publicly announced.[2] Multi was dropped in the next revision, then it was further simplified into Plossom before receiving its final name.[3]

History

Jiggmin first hinted at a "new multiplayer server" in a 2008-12-01 blog before its official reveal five days later under the "MultiPlawesome" name.[4] More news began appearing the following year, announcing that Platform Racing 3 would run off it, any form of account information could be saved to a database, its final name and how it would be made of two servers to split the work.[5][6]
Blossom-Server.com - Homepage

blossom-server.com's homepage.

Blossom's website was launched on 2009-04-04, although the server wasn't downloadable until May 22nd.[7][8][9] Version 1.1 was released in July or August, 1.2 in March 2010, and the final 1.3 revision between March and April 2011.[10][11]


Discontinued

While not announced on his website, Jiggmin posted a bulletin on Blossom's homepage between March and April 2011 stating that a 2.0 version would be out soon and the original would remain downloadable in the meantime, though it would no longer be officially supported.[12] However, the update was never released and the website was shut down later that year for unknown reasons.

The server can be set up if a user still has the files, though it's no longer possible to receive free hosting from Jiggmin.

Known Games Run with Blossom

  • Colony
  • Platform Racing 2
  • Platform Racing 3

References

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20171129033655/https://grahn.io/faster-multiplayer-with-jiber/
  2. http://web.archive.org/web/20081208012022/http://jiggmin.com/forum/tags.php?s=bbf2a4983473b94fae26b20fea4c4572&tag=comhippy+waz+here.
  3. http://web.archive.org/web/20110711172613/http://jiggmin.com/entries/181-pr2-and-pr3
  4. http://web.archive.org/web/20081208012022/http://jiggmin.com/forum/tags.php?s=bbf2a4983473b94fae26b20fea4c4572&tag=comhippy+waz+here.
  5. http://web.archive.org/web/20110711172613/http://jiggmin.com/entries/181-pr2-and-pr3
  6. http://web.archive.org/web/20150417210358/http://jiggmin.com/blogs/1?blogcategoryid=43
  7. http://jiggmin.newgrounds.com/news/post/292572
  8. http://web.archive.org/web/20120128114454/http://jiggmin.com/entries/1375-Blossom-Server
  9. http://web.archive.org/web/20090709051801/http://blossom-server.com/news.php
  10. http://web.archive.org/web/20090805114306/http://blossom-server.com/downloads.php
  11. http://web.archive.org/web/20100402065515/http://blossom-server.com/downloads.php
  12. http://web.archive.org/web/20110411170139/http://blossom-server.com/