• Nightly Roundup #213 + 100 Million Hits Closure Post!

    Wow Trixie, you were such a dork in school.

    I guess this closes off our big 100,000,000 hits day.  Thanks to everyone that participated!   And thanks again to all of the people in this community that make EQD awesome! We wouldn't be here without the creative STORM that constantly shakes the very foundations of the internet twenty four hours a day.  This fandom continues to break all sorts of ground in terms of innovating what exactly an online community is capable of.  Barely a year old and we already have multiple conventions, hundreds of meetups all across the world, and millions of pieces of fan content invading just about every corner of both real life and cyberspace. 

    Not to mention the kick ass staff over at The Hub, Hasbro, Studio B, Top Draw, and everywhere else that brought us this crazy show that sparked it all.  I doubt any of them thought it would grow to the scale it has, but I'm glad they threw caution to the wind and put their all into making this amazing cartoon!

    I'm going to stop blabbering and give you guys some roundup news though! It's a pretty big one tonight, so I hope you are in the mood for some reading/video watching!


    Also one last reminder for those wondering where the comment box went - Blogger added a really obnoxious commenting system that doesn't work for a site with our traffic, and the only way to lose it was to remove the embedded box.  You can click "Post a Comment" right above where it used to be at the bottom to comment via popup.  Hopefully this is just temporary!




    Last Minute 100mil Stuff! 

    A few stragglers popped up for our big 100mil celebration! check them out below. 

    Big Brother Comics


    Brigada Brony Shoutout! 

    Have a translation: 

    I doubt it's much still news to the majority of us who stick around the Brony comunities... but it's still something worthy of mentioning in our blog!
    Equestria Daily, the largest and most visited blog in the MLP fandom reached 100,000,000 pageviews at 9:23 a.m. toay (Wednesday, January 11th), time of México City.

    With all that EQD has brought to Brony comunities worldwide, and being example of structure and function for our own blog, it's only right that we extend a congratulation to them though late and even if they never know about it.


    CONGRATULATIONS EQUESTRIA DAILY!


    Big Mac in Caverns of Minos iOS Game









    How ridiculous! Watch whenever the ship lands for some Eeeeyup and a quick bigmac head pop up.

    And an article about it.


    Bronytalk Episode 1

    Have some copy paste!
    Hi everypony, we’d like to invite you to come watch Brony Talk, a show where we feature new brony music, art and let our viewers call in!

    This week on the show we are interviewing Omnipony, a musician who recently played at BroNYcon with Alex S!

    Tune in to http://www.livestream.com/bronytalkshow on January 12th at 8pm CST and maybe we will have you on our show!


    Reddit SOPA Blackout Day Art Contest

    The bronies over at the MLP Reddit are planning to run an all day, no technology, art event in honor of the internet blackout day being held on the 18th of January.

    Check out a full list of rules here, along with a bit of explanation on what exactly is going down across the internet next week.


    Dan Vs. Friendship is Magic

    I actually watched an episode of this the other day, it's pretty entertaining! I wouldn't mind an actual official crossover.

    Anyway, check out the video here!


    My Little Pony RPG: Omega Adventures



    Another new JRPG Is in the very early creation stages. It looks like the battle system is pretty close to finished, along with various sprites.  Hopefully we will see something awesome come from this in the future!

    Check out the dev blog here, and the video below.













    Ponies Invade Xplay









    I used to watch this show! I kind of miss those old episodes where it was pretty much all hardcore reviews done in completely ridiculous ways. 

    I have no clue if they are serious, but we can dream I guess!


    Bronyplayer

    A new radio player style site is available, where you create your own playlist and music away.  Check it out here for more information!


    Sound Mods: Left 4 Dead / Skyrim

    Crazy modders and your sound fixing! Have some:

    Twilight Sparkle Smoker Sound Pack for Left 4 Dead 2

    Skyrim Granny Smith Shout Mod


    CAKE

     That's not a pony!



    Dutch Newspaper Posts Pony! 


    No newspaper is safe! Have a translation courtesy of Patrick:


    Bronys Furrys & real men.

    The difference between the latest internet hype and the latest daily activities of the mentally handicapped are me not always clear. Even do I would like to join in in both cases.

    But that is not always even easy. So has there been for a while a online community called Furrys, grown up who dress in furry animal costumes and then join together to roam the streets and ball rooms. I have yet to find my local furry clubhouse but in the meantime I found something even funnier. The bronys. Unfortunately woman cant become bronys because it is something very manly: "Bro's who love my little pony."

    No it is not meant Ironically, not for me and not for the Bronys. There really are lots of adult heterosexual men who are such fans of the brightly colored sparkling magic ponies that they flood forums, dress up as characters from MLP and write entire essays to head pony princes Celestia.

    How it came so far, you ask? It all started with a blogger that wanted to ridicule the new series of MLP "Friendship is magic". But realized during watching that it actually is a very good intelligent series. Filled with interesting dialogue en very deep characters that undergo all kinds of emotional developments and suffer from youth traumas.

    Yes this sounds ridiculous. But after seeing a couple of episodes myself, i have to admit.

    The series is super addicting. The Bronys know what they are talking about.

    Now you should not believe that all bronys are ugly socially handicapped nerds.

    No, we are talking here about social successful, reasonable handsome and for the most part heterosexual men. Even hottie of the moment, Ryan Gosling is in secret a brony. As came apparent out of the saliva stimulating clip in which he heartwarmingly sings the opening song.

    I think (or hope) that this officially means the end of the macho- hetro- and alphaman. Real men in 2012 are hairy, brightly colored, musically in a good mood and listen to forum names like Loganberry Swirl or Lavender Shine. I think it won’t last long before the first fashion line, computer game and perfume of My little pony becomes a fact. So we can all search for our own prince... in a horse suit.



    The Week in Ponies with Fox and Xenon

    Another podcast! Charge!


    Successful Meetups

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    Chilean Meetup


    No writup this time around, looks like they had fun though!

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    Hope Mills, NC


    Apparently this one was primarily people under the age of 17! Crazyness.  We sure do reach into the younger age brackets.


    Groups/Meetups/Guilds Looking for More

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    Texas Brony Group

    Website

    Forums

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    San Antonio Bronies: Winter Wrap Up Mare-A-Thon

    This Saturday We'll be holding a 15 hour pony marathon.

    If that sounds like something up your alley hit up this page
    for more info http://www.meetup.com/San-Antonio-Bronies/events/44631342/

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    Albany Meetup

    Albany, NY "Albronies" January Meetup -- Brony Bowling II: Electric Scootaloo

    Come on out Saturday, January 21st at 4:00PM to the Playdium Bowling Center at 363 Ontario St. in Albany, NY. Since everyone had so much fun the last time we had a bowling trip, we decided to do it again! Everyone gets one free game of bowling, and any additional games are $3/apiece. We'll probably play 2 or 3 games. In addition to this, make sure to bring enough for any concessions that you may want. Shoe rental and parking is free. After bowling, there will likely be some event such as a trip to a restaurant, a toy store, the mall, or some combination of this depending on the desires and wishes of attendees. Regardless of what we end up doing, it's sure to be a fun time for everyone.

    Check us out at www.meetup.com/bronies-albany! We hope to see you there!

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     New Zealand Meetup

    Greetings fillies and gentlecolts,

    It's time once again for the Bronies New Zealand Armageddon meet-up. There will be two events in the coming months, one in Hamilton and one in Wellington.

    Hamilton Meet-up:

    Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of April at the Claudelands Event Center, meet-up will be for Saturday at 1pm, location will be arranged closer to the date (basically, when Armageddon releases their floor plan for the weekend). Post-events are being planned, to find out more, check the page below:

    http://www.facebook.com/events/325923244108640/

    Wellington Meet-up:

    Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of April at the TSB Bank Arena, meet-up will be (again) for Saturday at 1pm, location (again) will be arranged closer to the date, Armageddon crew are busy ponies, they needs time to work their cartograhphy magic. Check out the page below:


    http://www.facebook.com/events/232791566796038/

    If anyone has any questions about the events, you can contact me at: http://www.facebook.com/NighttimeEternal

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