Webcomic profile: Buying Time
Buying Time
A Cyberpunk Romance
Last update: 24th Jan 2016, 5:54 AM
Frequent Frontal Nudity Strong Sexual Themes Frequent Strong Language
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Buying Time is a sci-fi cyberpunk romance. Set in the future megalopolis of Hyperion City where all forms of entertainent, including our own personal social lives are regulated by a micro-transaction monetary system called Daily Leisure Credit. When Vinnie Smalls, a lonesome welder working for the Hyperion City Core finds he has a crush on a fellow co-worker, he finds he must break away from his usual loner lifestyle and dive headfirst into the inner workings of the Daily Leisure Credit system. Our story deals with the ups and downs of his relationship in the midst of system that makes staying in contact with someone a financial battle.


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“Use this btowser”
You can use the browser Waterfox classic and install the plugin. Use at your own risk though. Make sure to only use it with a separate email and access and not to use it for other stuff like banking.
Whew. I read Buying Time years ago as a teen, probably up to its 4th chapter, and then somehow lost track of it. Just managed to relocate it, because my sieve memory lost the title...
It's been great reading the whole story, it's as good as I remember -read the whole thing in two days. Super fun to look back both on webcomics as they used to be, and on the way my younger self interpreted things differently.

As for Flash Player related inconveniences, there are flash emulator plug-ins available. They won't always display everything correctly (mine has issues with transparent layers, and I think I'm missing almost all transition animations), but you'll be able to read the story just fine.
This city seems to run on pure Order.
This is why Chaos is better than Order.
“Buying Time - Fan for Life”
This comic series was so impactful on me, that I even found the two (commissioned?) music tracks on YouTube and downloaded them and listened to them over 300 times each!

However, since 2021, "Adobe strongly recommends all users immediately uninstall Flash Player to help protect their systems."

Chrome has already removed flash support… would you consider making this web-comic series HTML5 compliant, or archivable/viewable in some way other than Flash?