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3:13pm July 29, 2014
The second completed collab print between myself and darkflame7​. I did the lineart and he did the beautiful colors. I REALLY love how this one came out, so thank you so much for coloring it, Dark! 8D
Guys, make sure you check out darkflame7 ’s beautiful gallery. And please, be sure to go give him his well-deserved props on his upload of this collab as well! C: And if you’re going to Bronycon, he’s also my tablemate, so be sure to stop by to come and see us!We decided to have something for Big Mac since the big lug’s VA, Peter New, is gonna be there. So we did! Big Mcintosh on his way back to the house after a long day out in the fields, but he stops to enjoy the lovely twilit sky.Also, there’s a cute little easter egg in this image. You get a virtual cookie if you can find it. ;DBut I suppose that’s it. As always, feel free to ask me any questions if you have any. And don’t forget; give Dark his props for the work he did on this. Other than that, thanks a bunch for stopping by!

The second completed collab print between myself and darkflame7. I did the lineart and he did the beautiful colors. I REALLY love how this one came out, so thank you so much for coloring it, Dark! 8D


Guys, make sure you check out darkflame7 ’s beautiful gallery. And please, be sure to go give him his well-deserved props on his upload of this collab as well! C: 

And if you’re going to Bronycon, he’s also my tablemate, so be sure to stop by to come and see us!

We decided to have something for Big Mac since the big lug’s VA, Peter New, is gonna be there. So we did! Big Mcintosh on his way back to the house after a long day out in the fields, but he stops to enjoy the lovely twilit sky.

Also, there’s a cute little easter egg in this image. You get a virtual cookie if you can find it. ;D

But I suppose that’s it. As always, feel free to ask me any questions if you have any. And don’t forget; give Dark his props for the work he did on this. Other than that, thanks a bunch for stopping by!

10:17am July 29, 2014
5kindsofmagic asked: Zombie AU headcanon: Rarity predominately used a bow/crossbow and her arrows/bolts are tipped with the gemstones she finds. Sharper than stone, easier to acquire than metal.

barhandar:

earthsong9405:

THAT is pure genius. Headcanon accepted! O:

Obsidian is sharper and easier to sharpen. Are there volcanoes nearby?

Not really, no. Still, it’s something to keep in mind; I’m sure there’s a city or two that ARE actually near a volcano. o3o

9:52am July 29, 2014
5kindsofmagic asked: Zombie AU headcanon: Rarity predominately used a bow/crossbow and her arrows/bolts are tipped with the gemstones she finds. Sharper than stone, easier to acquire than metal.

THAT is pure genius. Headcanon accepted! O:

2:22am July 29, 2014
thejboy88 asked: You said once that you like the idea of Twilight and Spike having a mother-son relationship. Is that what you have planned for them in your zombie AU?

Absolutely. If it involves Twilight and Spike, it will pretty much always be a mother/son relationship goin’ on between the two of them, regardless of the AU they are in.

12:18am July 29, 2014

Zombie AU question

So does this Zombie AU also feature RariLight (RariTwi, TwiRity. We really need a unified name for the ship…) or is this more about world building than romances? 

It’s a bit of a mix of both. As in, it’s pretty much a worldbuilding zombie story with some romance thrown into the mix (basically how Walking Dead does it), but shipping IS featured in it. So RariTwi is definitely in the story, but it’s one that’s more on how the two’s relationship grows as a result of them tagging along together in such a hellish world, and not so much “OMG RARITWI IASDADADASSADADA…. oh, and also zombies and crap.”

I guess what I’m trying to say is that, yes, the ship is definitely (and the other ships) in it, but I don’t want it to where it’s the only thing driving the story. How you interpret the AU, however, is up to you.

6:50pm July 28, 2014
beautiful-phantom asked: What about Luna and Celestia in that outbreak AU? What happened to them?

archonix:

earthsong9405:

Because I honestly don’t know what to do with them, (since they are basically demi-gods), what happened to them can be:

-They were actually among the first to die, which would probably spiral Equestria out of control far faster than otherwise. (being alicorn does not make you immune from turning)

- They disappeared a little before or after the outbreak. What are exactly happened to them, no one knows, but some of the safe havens are rumored to have the princess sisters with them.

-They simply don’t exist in this AU. Either that, or they are normal ponies (Celestia probably a unicorn, and Luna maybe a pegasus.)

-They are among the named gods and goddesses of this AU. Unlike the Bodyguard!verse AU, they would probably have far less interaction, if any at all, with the mortals of this world. As such, they do not, or cannot, do much of anything to prevent the zombie outbreak.

What about… they’re infected but because of their alicorn state they aren’t turned? Zapping zombies with their magic isn’t going to achieve much because there are so many and they keep turning up. Instead they’ve isolated themselves to try and research a cure based on their own condition, while they carry on moving the sun and moon and whatnot.

Certainly an interesting alternative, one I can see working just as well as any of the other ones. In the end, though, it all depends on which you guys personally prefer.

6:48pm July 28, 2014
auramagnet asked: Are giant zombie dragons a thing? Or even zombie alicorns perhaps?

Zombified alicorns can be a thing, but seeing as Celestia and Luna are the only living alicorns in this AU, it probably won’t happen. A zombified alicorn would probably be a little more dangerous in that it takes them much slower to decompose, therefore they retain their ability to fly and to run for longer. They are more resistant to damage too. Other than that, though, a shot to the head will easily get the job done, sooooooo.

As for Zombified dragons, I’m sure there are a few lurking about, although they’d probably stay within the mountains or follow after living dragons since they would be the only viable food-source to them (like zombified ponies due to other animals, zombified dragons would generally ignore smaller creatures in favor of a larger, more sustanable creature). Dragons in general probably fled Equestria due to news of the outbreak, since they are not immune from turning either.

6:43pm July 28, 2014
beautiful-phantom asked: What about Luna and Celestia in that outbreak AU? What happened to them?

Because I honestly don’t know what to do with them, (since they are basically demi-gods), what happened to them can be:

-They were actually among the first to die, which would probably spiral Equestria out of control far faster than otherwise. (being alicorn does not make you immune from turning)

- They disappeared a little before or after the outbreak. What are exactly happened to them, no one knows, but some of the safe havens are rumored to have the princess sisters with them.

-They simply don’t exist in this AU. Either that, or they are normal ponies (Celestia probably a unicorn, and Luna maybe a pegasus.)

-They are among the named gods and goddesses of this AU. Unlike the Bodyguard!verse AU, they would probably have far less interaction, if any at all, with the mortals of this world. As such, they do not, or cannot, do much of anything to prevent the zombie outbreak.

6:37pm July 28, 2014
shaleclaw asked: Alright, about the Anthro!Zombie!Verse... What's the status of some of those background ponies like Lyra, Bonbon, and Derpy? They survivors, infected, or..?

Hmmm…. Well, it entirely depends on those who’d like to write a drabble taking place in the AU. I usually isolate the finer details of the AU (such as background, occupation, ect) to the Mane 6, Spike, and the CMC because that’s what the AU focuses on mostly. That said, I’d say some background characters are dead, while others are missing (presumed dead, but not sure), or alive. Which background characters fit what category depends entirely on the writer. O:

6:29pm July 28, 2014
aru90 asked: I wasn't following whole conversation about your zombie AU but in case of food problems it's not so hard to live, even without canned food(heavy, not recommended for travelling much). Depends of how long this zombie apocalypse already is and how many non-zombies sapients survived (like 15% of original population) there should be alot of prey to feed upon. Buut it depends of the zombie type. If they eat only people, no problem animals will crawl around soon after people are gone.

The zombie apocalypse had been going on for about 6+ years (ideally 8 years perhaps), as for how much of the original population survived, it’s ultimately up to those who’d like to write a drabble. Regardless of the number though, there has to be a larger zombie population than there is a living population. So maybe you percent range, perhaps higher, is ideal.

The zombies of this AU generally ignore the meat of animals. If an animal made a sound they’d probably pursue it (but being as slow as they are, wouldn’t actually be able to catch a healthy animal), but other than taking maybe a couple of bites animals are generally in the clear. There have been cases where zombies DO feast upon an animal corpse, but this is usually only when there aren’t any other corpse strewn about.