Professional child jockeys (as young as 4) in Indonesia (SBS) Virtual racehorses on the game Digiturf sell for $7,000 and $9,000. (ESPN) The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration goes ahead, although welfare concerns knock out some leading competitors. DIg into the comments here. (Tennessean) The number of horses slaughtered in Ireland this year appears to …
Category Archives: Gaming
Brony Heaven: Skyrim
YouTuber and Brony XtremeScope has posted some modified versions of the game Skyrim, keeping in line with the current My Little Pony fetish. Which would you rather, a giant Sparkle Pony Pops… … or one in which the game’s dragons have been transformed into fire-breathing dragons tht attack a village?
Rounding up the Bronies
I’ve kept a weather eye on the “Brony” phenomenon (male geeks who love My Little Pony cartoons) and even done a post about it, although I’m not as excited as the rest of the media who keep bronies constantly in the news and all over the blogosphere. These stories piqued my interest though, so here’s …
This really rather cute internet game was devised by a little girl called Cassie and her dad, who provide the game for free but accept any donations that players would like to make towards Cassie’s college fund. Remember, ponycorns are the best thing in the world cuz they’re like ponies AND unicorns!
Alone in the Woods
Thank you to Mike Orger for sending me a link to this nifty and dark little My Little Pony game – definitely unauthorised. The nerd love affair with pink ponies rages on!
Fan art? Spoof? A My Little Pony fan cut together this video of the trailer for a new computer game called Skyrim with clips from MLP cartoons and created ‘The Elder Scrolls 6: Equestria’. More here from Andy Chalk on The Escapist, who actually knows what he’s talking about (unlike me). It’s almost as good …