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Hello i was wondering what people use to keep there data safe online specifically all data related to rpg maker game development . Google cloud seems popular in general but is that the best option ? if anyone can let me prices for hosts to save data too that will be helpfull , i currently have less than a gig of data that i want to keep safe incase my hard drive ever is damaged or lost .
 

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Cloud Storage MEGA is 50GB, free.
External drive is another option.
 

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What I periodically save is just the data files. That is the core of your game. Because when the data files corrupted, all is over. But if the resource files are lost, I can still use the placeholder. And the data files only took a few kb/mb.

I personally use Dropbox (2 GB ) and that is enough for me to keep one project (I only have one project after all)
 

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Make sure you DO only use it as storage - don't develop your game in the same location that is syncing to the online storage - that is prone to file corruption issues.
 

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I use github. Getting it set up and overcoming the learning curve might seem daunting to some, but once you're past it, backing up your project is as simple as opening github desktop and clicking like 2 things.

One advantage of github over manually backing things up is that it has version control, so if you want to revert to an earlier version, you can with relative ease.
 

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Thanks everyone!
 

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