Music is a bit backed up at the moment. I blame... Sunset Shimmer. Yep. She strolled in on one of our meetings, distracted everyone, and left with one of the most active people. Lucky guy.
Get your music of the day below!
So for those of you who adore strategy games and ponies, the Ponies Ascendant mod for 0 A.D. has just released a new update including pegasi and unicorns. Head over to here for all the news and how to get the game running so you too can show the innate superiority of [insert species here]! We featured this mod in its fledgling stage almost a year ago and you can find that here. This game is sorta obscure next to the bigger names in the field, but that just means it's super easy to convince your friends to get in before it gets huge.
Beware the night when these two are about! You don't want to have your blood taken, do you? At least it looks like Vinyl brings her own so that's a plus.
Evening guys, ready for some chatting this lovely Tuesday?
I guess the explosive force of the Yaks helped with last weekend's ratings. Anything low would not have been perfect for them after all. Numbers for this week totaled to 369,000 viewers, an increase of 109,000 viewers over Princess Spike which had 260,000 viewers.
With no real change in how Discovery has been advertising the episodes lately (meaning little to no advertising) it looks like Father's Day weekend in the US the week before was what possibly hurt ratings for Princess Spike the most.
One thing to remember guys is that these viewer numbers don't reflect us and how closely we follow all show news. These are just simple Neilsen Families that are affected a lot by advertising, holidays and other things, so don't take viewer numbers as evidence of individual episode quality.
Thanks to Andy G. for the info!
Typically with the Equestria Girls chapter books, they are based around the events that happen in whatever movie is airing around the time they release. This one is breaking off from that trope with something that sounds a bit different.
An 80 page chapter book has appeared titled "My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Canterlot High Tell All (Replica Journal)" with a 2016 release date over on Amazon. From the description, it sounds like mainly a supplement to Equestria Girls as a whole, though there is always a chance it has some hints at a 4th movie.
Get the description below!
We are splitting off one more Fallout Equestria fanfic for all of you to delve into. Treasure Hunting has been recommended to us by a team of people representing the community as a whole. Hope you all find something new to follow to get that fallout fix here!
Description: Hidden Fortune and her sister grew up in the Wasteland, learning its dangers and doing their best to stay out of sight and out of mind of the larger world. During a treasure hunt they discover a Stable, and a chance encounter changes their world. Now the sisters must travel out of their element, learn how to survive all over again, and hopefully, discover the one true treasure of the Wasteland.Fallout Equestria: Treasure Hunting (New Part 26!)
Additional Tags: Fallout Equestria, heed those tags!
Trixie says we haven't been meeting our monthly allotment of Trixie quota for a while now. Clearly this is due to the lack of her amazing magic in the last two seasons. She had that brief stint as a human, but humans don't have cute ears. Without cute ears, the impact isn't anywhere near as lasting.
And so, we present a Trixie header image to satisfy our overlord.
Get your art below.
For all of you still grinding away at the MLP game, Discord looks to finally be making his way over there. No other details have been revealed as of yet outside of him joining in on the next update, but I'm sure we will see some soon!
Thanks to CentralMan for the heads up.
Author: Raugos[Slice of Life]
Description: In the aftermath of her battle against Tirek, Twilight Sparkle is unwell. She wants more. She needs more. And she is afraid of what others might think of her. But even in the midst of her growing despair that she has betrayed everything she stood for, she learns something about friendship and what it means to be an alicorn.
Withdrawal (New Part 12!)
Additional Tags: Twilight has become a thaumophage
If you are like me, you have probably tried to draw ponies quite a few times over the years. The lack of complex body parts makes them an excellent entry point for general artistic skill gaining. With the Artist Training Ground returning at the end of August, It's time to start preparing to learn again!
A new unnofficial book titled "Little Pony Drawing Book: How to Draw and Create Magical Friends" has appeared over on Amazon, complete with all sorts of really cute OC pony art, along with guides on everything from materials to anatomy. It is probably the most extensive look at drawing every single possible thing imaginable with cartoon horses we have ever seen, and we have an entire tutorial section on the side bar.
24 of the 123 pages are available in preview form if you are interested.
And going along with that, there are two more coloring books that give an idea on what you'd be learning in the drawing guide. Have those too:
Little Pony Fashion Coloring Book
Little Pony Coloring Book
Finally knockoff merchandise on Amazon that isn't creepy!
Thanks to Stardreamer for sending these.
We've seen it time and time again over the years. A Spike episode airs, and the fandom is torn between a faction of people that loved it, and a faction that didn't. Quite a few bring up the way he is written when the spotlight is focused his way.
Princess Spike was a bit mixed in the world of reviews, which makes this the perfect time to dive into his character! Surely ideas are flowing around in those heads of yours on how he should be handled!
Fandom, this is your chance to drop your favorite Spike usage off for the world. How would you use his character in the show? What changes would you make?
Hit up those comments!
Head on down below the break to check them out!
Comic: Quantum Pony / One A.M. / Foreseeable Future / Recall the Time 12 / Twilight Knows Best 56 / Alien Gameby Calpain
Now that is one dangerous spell Twilight, you should probably keep that one under the strictest security measures.
Comic time! click for full!
Rugged pony is rugged. I can imagine many years in the future, after protecting the Crystal Empire and the rest of Equestria for so long, that Shining could develop a really grizzled look to him. He doesn't look half bad that way I must say! Very regal!
Morning everyone! Ready for morning chat to commence?
Twilight doesn't like it cheesy, but you probably do! You do come to EQD after all and some even read these blurbs.
For even more cheese, we have episode reviews from a bunch of people around the fandom below. What did people you all like to listen to think of Party Pooped? Get it below.
Hasbro likes to sneak out all sorts of interesting toys with it's licensees. These in particular actually look really neat on a molded model front. These guys have appeared over on Amazon UK. The set of three is going for £13. Have a description:
Check out these super cute My Little Pony thermochromic bath figures with colour transformation. Put them in warm water to watch their hair magical change colour and their cutie mark appear. Figurines also make fun bathtime squirters. Each pack includes 3 different characters - there are 6 different characters to collect.
Get them over here!
Thanks to Lyra for sending it.
by Pegasus Rescue Brigade
Shifty-eyed Pinkie Pie is keeping an eye out for yaks. If this week's stories aren't perfect, the yaks might destroy them.
If you're brave enough to risk yak themed carnage, grab your weekly prompts below the break, and check out the finished entries for "Princess Spike."
It's kind of terrifying to think that someone you know and love might not be exactly who you think they are. Shining really got the short end of the stick with his whole fiancee being replaced by a changeling and all, something we don't really have to worry about. I think...
Evening guys! How is the start of your week coming?
This post has literally exploded 30 times. No compiler is awful. Expect broken things while I try to fix it! If you sent something for it, there is a chance it was lost so send it again!
And get your art below!
Author: Cold in Gardez
Description: What if pony princesses were actually highly social carnivores?
What if a National Geographic team began following them around to film a documentary?
What if nopony saw anything unusual about this?
National Geographic Presents: Big Princess Week
Additional Tags: Like television but better
Oh boy, you've gone and done it now Luna and friends. You've got one mad Changeling Queen after you now. Will they be able to evade them for long?
Comic updates guys! Click for full!
P.M.V. It seems like a majority of them have migrated over to the world of collabs, but we still get a few solo projects here and there outside of the simple PMV category! Head on down below the break to check out three of them!
1.) Changing [PMV]
2.) PMV - Fair Play
3.)[PMV] Klaypex - Robot Love
Looks like more TV show personalities are getting on the pony wagon! Felicia Day, known for her work as Vi on Buffy, Dr. Holly Marten on Eureka and Charlie on Supernatural (fun fact, Nicole Oliver and Michelle Creber have been on Supernatural as well!) and much more posted up this pic on her Facebook for her bday.
If you're going to have a birthday, it makes sense to invite Pinkie Pie!
Thanks to Bud and Half the Battle for sending it in!
This episode actually had a lot of unique background songs to it. Who knew Cherry Jubilee had her own soundtrack? Cause she kinda does.
Head onm down below the break for a playlist of all the significant background music for Party Popped!
Quite a few have sent this information over these last few days, but unfortunately there aren't any really clear images of it. Instead of waiting longer, we might as well inform. Smarty Pants plays the role pretty well doesn't he?
Anyway, the newly released movie Ted 2 has a bunch of random pony stuff in it, primarily in the background. From Equestria Girls to that Pinkie Pie statue Hasbro drags around to various conventions being used as a weapon, it's pretty Hasbro brand heavy for various reasons regarding the plot.
As for the movie itself, I don't think any of us have seen it!
Thanks to Raul, The Cute Master, Austin, and everyone else for the heads up!
Vylet brings on the deep with some soft vocalization, followed by a much more upbeat pop style song from 174UDSI. Get them both below!
1.) Twilight (Eventide) | Remake (Vocal - Orchestral)
2.) 174UDSI - I'm a Pony In Canterlot (feat. GloryOfTheRainWings) [LDB Album] (Vocal - Electronic)
You have probably seen us toss this one up a few times over the last year or so. Adventures in Equica: Unicorn Training has been in development for a while, starting as a humble little shooter and evolving into what it is now at release. Exact description:
Master powerful magic, venture through dungeons, and explore the monster-filled forest of Equica!
Clover is the unicorn apprentice of Grand Swirllock the Bearded. She needs to learn the 10 basic combat spells every mage must master to survive fights against the monsters of Equica.
Traverse deadly dungeons to unlock more spells and extend your life energy! Beat all the dungeon bosses to prove you’re tough enough to take on any dangerous quest!
- Unlock 10 Different Combat Spells!
- 9 Dungeons Crawling With Monsters & Treasure!
- Plunder Caves For Gems & Items!
- Find Cupcakes, Potions, and Power-Boosting Equipment!
- A Vast & Mysterious Forest Awaits…
If that sounds interesting to you, check out the video below, try the demo, or roll the dice on it for a buck!
[Slice of Life]
I only began living a few weeks ago. Before that, I was... well, it's hard to explain. But what is more important is where I am now, what I am now.
I'm starting over. Rather, I'm just plain starting. I have no power, no one to assist me, no connections to this world. It's just me.
And, of course, my stories.
Additional Tags: All I Have Are Stories
Just some good old Lyra on a bench tonight. Who would have known that a silly sitting background pony from season 1 would turn into one of our most loved characters? Crazy how this fandom works, huh?
Evening guys! Chat time commence!
I just love crocheted ponies! It takes a lot of work to get just a body done for one, let alone clothing for a plush like this. Just look at that Gala dress!
Plushies have come once again to invade your hearts. Get them all after the break!