• Nightly Roundup #586

    There sure has been a lot of Alicorn Twilight artwork due to the finale and so much of it is fantastic. Just look at how much fun she is having? So cute!

    As for the Roundup, I'm going to actually be adding a little something to it from now on. In the comments of my Blast from the Past article earlier today someone suggested putting the This Day in Pony History in the Roundup each day. And I agree! Look towards the bottom of the post for your daily dose of history.

    Now, on to the news!

    Starting With a Snack

    Give Rainbow Dash a Little Smack

    For our bit of randomness today please follow the link here.

    IRL Ponies Compilation

    Another compilation of a bunch of those IRL pony videos has surfaced for your enjoyment!

    BBBFF and Winter Wrap Up Guitar Lessons

    One of my best friends plays guitar and I have always loved listening to him play songs on it. For you guitarists out there you can now get some advice on how to make your own pony music! Follow the links below for the instructional videos.

    Winter Wrap Up


    Artist Alley Brony Show Presents MLP Abridged Episode 1

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    Pony 411 - Episode 27

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    It's time for a new episode of Pony 411! This week, we only have two news items to talk about. One of them is the new spin-off series called Equestria Girls. You know, the thing that has unnerved the fandom. A lot.

    Speaking of unnerving things, the season 3 finale has aired, and Nemesis, LordFunkyFist and Artfan are here to discuss it. Listen in as they talk of the length of the episode, the implications for season 4, and quite a bit more. Including a crazy theory that Nemesis has. Then again, his last crazy theory was the existence of alicorn Twilight... Anyway, they also talk a little about season 3 overall. So tune in, and remember, everything's gonna be fine.

    Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgVldzIg6Dg
    Download: http://pony411.libsyn.com/pony-411-episode-27-her-wings-are-so-pretty
    Twitter: http://twitter.com/pony411


    Successful Meetups

    Indonesian Meetup

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    On February 16th, the Indonesian Bronies society held a meet up which included a screening of the Bronies documentary and third season finale.

    Besides watching them, the event was filled with art workshops, birthday celebrations and also gathered money for charity.

    Event highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1Hh7Z-RC0E
    Brony Hunters Extraordinaire

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    I am Jason, and I go by the name of Lord James Huntington in my persona as one of the Brony Hunters Extraordinaire!

    The Brony Hunters consist of myself and a friend (Sir Alan Carverdish) who travel to conventions in England, and find Bronies and Pegasisters, and hunt them down. By which we mean we all group together to have a laugh and maybe a big photoshoot. Attached to this e-mail are photographs from our most recent hunt, the MCM Expo at Telford. This took place on Saturday the 16th of Feb, the same day as the Season 3 finale! 

    We got a lot of people together, and a great time was had by all. A few people even suggested we submit photographs to Equestria Daily, so, here we are. 

    We always like to make sure people know we are not haters, too. I think this is important to stress. Our whole intention with this is to have some light-hearted fun, and most people do take it that way, but if someone is not amused by it we tend to just leave them alone, we don't want to upset or annoy anyone. Lots of people turned up for the big "battle" however, and we even took photos for two different outcomes, Brony Hunters winning, and MLP overcoming us! It was great fun and we hope to participate in a number of meet-ups in future.

    We also have a facebook page and youtube channel, available here:

    Boston Bronies Finale Meetup

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    Over 40 of us from the Boston Bronies meetup group met at Boston College to watch and celebrate the end to Season 3. It was a great time had by all and after the finale we celebrating by eating cake inspired by Equestria's newest princess.

    Please check us out at http://www.meetup.com/Bronies-Boston/ for a list of upcoming events in the Boston area including PAX East next month and Anime Boston in May. We are approaching 600 members and continuing to grow rapidly, and we look forward to meeting you!
    South Australian Finale Meetup

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    On Sunday Feb 17 2013, the South Australian Bronies group celebrated Twilight's Coronation/Season 3 finale at the Boatshed Cafe at Hallett Cove. It was a really warm day at 37C/100F on this side of the planet. Lots of pizzas, burgers, chips and liquid pride were consumed at the event. We'll just have to wait another long several months until Princess Twilight and her friends come back (possibly as humans?). After the screening an auction for pony merch was held and we screened the Bronies Documentary which was a lot of fun. Thanks for coming everypony!

    Link to photo gallery at the event:

    Groups/Meetups/Guilds Looking for More

    Equestria 1010 RPG Game

    Hello there,
    My name is Gabriel. Most people call me, Artie though. I'm an artist that's taking the passion of ponies and turning it into a tabletop RPG Game. My game will have the instructions to not only create a well balanced character, but a fun roleplaying experience without the hassle of having to learn a whole lot. What makes my game different from the other ones is not only is there a story mechanic that influences the campaign, but these mechanics could alternatively give you a different experience each time you play. Also, what the other games lack is a combat system. My combat system is both simple, and easy to understand and use. My game also has multiple breeds and species that you can play as, outside of the main scope of the ponies in the show. Although this game has the apocalypse treatment, it just serves as a guide since it was a spark of the moment thing. You don't have to play the apocalypse setting, if you don't want to. We are currently seeking artists, writers, mathematicians, and even sculptures and artisans for this project. For more info, or to even follow the project, look for the facebook group page entitles "Equestria 1010." Thank you for reading this hope to get a response. For more info and get up to date status, follow this link for more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Equestria1010/. As far as I know, the group is open for anyone to see. Thanks for your time,

    Brony Clan Looking for Friends

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    This is Twilight Starlight of the Equestria Space Command (EQSC) clan inviting fellow Bronies to join us.

    We play Halo 4 and Gears of War 3 in our regular meetups where we play, have fun and make new friends. We are an awesome and friendly community that is always looking for new members.

    If you wish to join and meet new Halo and Gears of War bronies then enlist on our website: http://eqspacecommand.enjin.com/home

    Hope to see you in the EQSC!

    Meetup in Graz, Austria

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    A few bronies from Graz are going to make a brony meetup this weekend.

    Where: Graz, Office Pub
    When: At Saturday 6 p.m. (18:00)
    Why: Cider & Ponies & Lasagne
    Contact: @SchnabsiX
    Discord Fundraiser

    ASDFpony is holding a fundraiser to riase the money to buy a second machine and speed up our pony printing process!  We're giving away an 8-inch tall custom 3D-modeled figure of Discord to one randomly-drawn entrant!

    The printed figure, prior to sanding and painting
    Ready for painting--look at how tall he is!

    But the more exciting part is that if we reach a certain donation goal, I will give the model away as a free download for everyone to use in Gmod, Source, their own 3D printing, or whatever they want!
    Unposed for rigging~
    Posed for printing!

    But what's more--we're going to print out a second copy of the figure to give to John DeLancie in Unicon! We'll be taking tons of pics so show everyone how it goes down too!  Please help us make this a possibility!

    Episode Survey Seeking Participants

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    I'm running a very short poll looking to get an idea of bronies' favorite episodes.

    (Yes, the groupings seem weird. Yes, some episodes are missing, so your absolute favorite might not be here. The poll is "what are your favorite episodes in this specific set", not necessarily "what are your favorite episodes of all time".)

    Thank you for taking the time to respond!

    Drury Brony Club

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    The Drury Brony Club at Drury University in Springfield, MO is about to have its first meeting this Wednesday, Feb. 20! We'll be meeting in Pearsons Hall, room 116 at 5:30. Bronies and non-bronies are invited, so feel free to bring a friend! You don't have to be a student at Drury to attend. We'll be watching an episode of ponies and, this week, there will be a presentation giving a short introduction to the brony fandom for the non-bronies. Meetings will be held weekly. In the future, we plan to have community service opportunities, fundraisers, t-shirts, and social events. Hope to see you there!
    Gaming Brony Community Seeking Members

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    Merch/Ebay Stuff
    Perler Ponies
    Woodcarvings for Charity

    This Day in Pony History - February 19, 2011-2012

    2012 - The Doctor Whooves Adventures Radio Play is first released.

    2011 - The first round of MLP McDonalds toys starts to come to a close