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Flashpoint Core - BlueMaxima's Flashpoint Core Distrbution

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11.0 | Updated: 18 Jan 2022



Downloads of v 11.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Flashpoint Contributors

Flashpoint Core - BlueMaxima's Flashpoint Core Distrbution 11.0

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Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Exemption for this package version only:

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Flashpoint Core - BlueMaxima's Flashpoint Core Distrbution, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Flashpoint Core - BlueMaxima's Flashpoint Core Distrbution, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Flashpoint Core - BlueMaxima's Flashpoint Core Distrbution, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade flashpoint-core -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade flashpoint-core -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install flashpoint-core
    name: flashpoint-core
    version: '11.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'flashpoint-core' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '11.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller flashpoint-core
    Name     = "flashpoint-core"
    Version  = "11.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'flashpoint-core':
  ensure   => '11.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


This package is exempt from moderation. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.


BlueMaxima's Flashpoint is a webgame preservation project dedicated to preserving as many experiences from web
platforms, including but not limited to Adobe Flash, as possible, so that they aren't lost to time.

Flashpoint utilizes a strong selection of open-source software. By combining the power of Apache, a custom-built
launcher, and our own application called the Flashpoint Secure Player, we can play web-based media in a quick,
user-friendly environment without leaving permanent changes or security holes on your computer.

Flashpoint Core is a distribution of the Flashpoint Launcher (FPL) that is tailored specifically to project
contributors and contains example entries for each platform.


Package Parameters

The following package parameter can be set:

  • /AddToDesktop - this puts a shortcut on your desktop to Flashpoint.

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of --params.
For example: --params "/AddToDesktop".

To have Chocolatey remember parameters on upgrade, be sure to set choco feature enable -n=useRememberedArgumentsForUpgrades.


  • Flashpoint Core is targeted at project contributors. If you are just looking to access the preserved content you are
    most likely looking for Flashpoint Infinity.
  • You may be prompted by the Windows Firewall to allow the Apache HTTP Server on first execution
  • This package is automatically updated using the Chocolatey Automatic Package Update Model (AU).
    If you find it is out of date by more than a day or two, please contact the maintainer(s) and let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$desktopPath  = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
$shortcutPath = Join-Path $desktopPath 'Flashpoint Core.lnk'

if (Test-Path $shortcutPath) {
  Remove-Item -Path $shortcutPath -Force | Out-Null
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDir   = (Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
$installDir = Join-Path (Get-ToolsLocation) $env:ChocolateyPackageName

$packageArgs = @{
  PackageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  UnzipLocation = $installDir
  Url           = ''
  Checksum      = '0b11f904320bcb6ac0e6fffc9d7a8aa2acc10fd4fb00f287aefb4f43b5d3a0b9'
  ChecksumType  = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

$files = Get-ChildItem $installDir -include *.exe -recurse

foreach ($file in $files) {
  New-Item "$file.ignore" -type file -force | Out-Null
  if ($file.Name -eq 'Flashpoint.exe') {
    $executable = $file

# generate a launcher command for the application binary.  The application is not well-behaved and
# will not run correctly if it is not launched with the working directory being the same as that
# containing the application binaries.  This secondary launcher is a way to support that while
# working around a chocolatey shimgen feature - a command line parameter --shimgen-use-targetworkingdirectory
# would be required on every launch without this work around as opposed to being able to simply
# launch via the shim flashpoint.exe

$applicationBinary = $executable.FullName
$workingDirectory  = $executable.FullName.TrimEnd($executable.Name)
$launchScript      = Join-Path $toolsDir "Flashpoint.cmd"
$launchCommand     = "@ECHO OFF$([Environment]::NewLine)cd `"$($workingDirectory)`"$([Environment]::NewLine)`"$($applicationBinary)`""

Set-Content -Path $launchScript -Value $launchCommand

Install-Binfile -Name 'Flashpoint' -Path $launchScript -UseStart

# ensure that the contents are not read-only to avoid issues on package uninstall.  When the package
# was constructed this was the case with FPSoftware\BrowserPlugins\Vitalize\Clickteam\Vitalize\v2
# and Chocolatey seems to have an issue with the uninstall of a package containing a directory
# where the ReadOnly attribute is set

Get-ChildItem $installDir -Recurse -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Where-Object {
  $_.PSIsContainer -and $_.Attributes -match "ReadOnly" } | foreach-object { $_.Attributes="" }

$pp = Get-PackageParameters

if ($pp.AddToDesktop) {
  $desktopPath  = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
  $shortcutPath = Join-Path $desktopPath 'Flashpoint Core.lnk'

  $shortcutArgs = @{
    ShortcutFilePath = $shortcutPath
    TargetPath       = $applicationBinary
    WorkingDirectory = $workingDirectory

  Install-ChocolateyShortcut @shortcutArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'Flashpoint' -Path 'Flashpoint.cmd'

$packageArgs = @{
  PackageName = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  ZipFileName = 'Flashpoint Core 11.7z'

UnInstall-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

$installDir = Join-Path (Get-ToolsLocation) $env:ChocolateyPackageName

Remove-Item $installDir -Force  -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Out-Null

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Flashpoint Core - BlueMaxima's Flashpoint Core Distrbution 10.0 116 Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Exempted
Flashpoint Core - BlueMaxima's Flashpoint Core Distrbution 9.0 190 Friday, March 5, 2021 Approved

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