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The Canterlot's Clearest: Morning Edition by Aleph42 The Canterlot's Clearest: Morning Edition by Aleph42
The Canterlot's Clearest: Morning Edition

The Canterlot's Clearest is one of my latest projects, and was intended to be part of the April 1st setup at Mane6.com, with the site's usual layout being replaced (as seen in This Preview).

It includes some small references to the brony community here and there. (Ampersands are best poni currency).

Alas, Blogger was run by Derpy for the day, and constant 503 errors, plus being locked out of the admin panel at times, prevented me from doing the entire, slightly Alternate-Reality-Game-ish arc update, which would've chronciled the meta-story of the Mane6 DevTeam's offices being raided by the Equestrian Goverment (Megaupload, anyone?), and refered to small hints planted a couple of months in advance.

The arc would've progressed through the day, with a back and forth between the NLR "hacking" into the servers and replacing Celestia's OBEY Posters, seen in the preview linked (Thanks to ~Equestria-Election for letting me borrow them), and The Federal Equestrian Government, restoring them back, with subtle changes (not shown here) to the Canterlot's clearest.

Meanwhile, I was supposed to make a few tweets on both my personal and the Mane6 Accounts, completing the story of the team being on the run from the Equestrian government.

The arc concluded (or was meant to, had it ran as planned), with the Team setting base at a "top secret location", (which was at a "5 minutes walk from the old office"), retaking the servers, and continuing development aS normal.

Sometimes, however, things don't go as planned. Better luck next year, I guess.



Notice: This meta-arc update was (and is) non-canon, relative to the game. It doesn't foretell, hint, speculate, nudge, wink or otherwise alude to Fighting is Magic's storymode. It doesn't confirm or deconfirm any characters being in the game's roster. It doesn't leave toxic residues. It doesn't include batteries. Void were Forbidden.
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:iconelbandido321:
Hahaha this is amazing I especially loved the part with Rainbow Dash where she says "AND WHERE THE HAY AM I?" I felt the april fools joke you guys did on the site was way better cause im sure it made everyone jump for a quick second, but this was really well done.
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I'm flabbergasted by the amount of work you seem to have put into this. that was a hilarious read. really sucks the whole thing didn't work out at all. as someone who F5's your website once every half an hour, anticipating every little tidbit you put out there, I'm as pained as you are that this didn't happen the way it was supposed to be happening.
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BurntBacon8r Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Also, I might add that you lot are one of the single most creative devteams I've ever seen. Better luck pulling something like this off in the future!
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BurntBacon8r Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
As High General Commander of The New Lunar Republic Green And Gold Small Dexter Division, in Sector 19, I hearby order RainbowCrash88 and Whitetail released from custody!

Now I run. Very. Very. Fast.

All Hail Luna!
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