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An Idea for a Mlp Video Game "My Little Pony Derby Racers"

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Let me Begin by Saying

I'm not much of a game designer however I know a oppertunity when I see one and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is full of them. Given it's popularity I am actully a little surprised that it never got anything in the way of video games, I mean sponge bob did. So I thought I would take this time and tell you about an idea that I came up with for a game that seemed rather obvious to me and that if they for some reason made it today, I would probably play. In order to understand what I am talking about let's go over the inspiration and where we could take it from there.

My Little Pony Derby Racers

Yeah it's a kart racer

Yeah it's a kart racer

the screenshot above accurately conveys my idea for a MLP:FIM game sure we could have done something that follows the events of the first season or something but that's to easy and no fun. My Little pony Derby Racers is a kart racer not to dissimilar to Mario kart or Crash Team Racing. Kart racers are a big medium I understand but I think our little ponys have what it takes to compete with the previously mentioned Mario and Crash they got the fan base that's for certain but do they have the other requirements the others had in bulk, I think they but what are they?

Racers

they have the cast

they have the cast

One of the most important things in any multiplayer game is the cast and MLP has it in bulk even just the mane six is actually comparable to Mario Kart 64 and Diddy Kong Racing back on the N64. We couldn't include all of them but we need enough to compare to kart racers today Mario Kart 8 deluxe has 42 characters i think we can get something comparable to that, so here is a list of potential racers.

1. Twilight Sparkle

2. Rainbow Dash

3. Applejack

4. Fluttershy

5. Rarity

6. Pinkie Pie

7. Spike

8. Sweetie Belle

9. Applebloom

10. Scootaloo

11. Discord

12. Starlight Glimmer

13. Sunset shimmer

14. Yona

15. Gallus

16. Ocellus

17. Sandbar

18. Silverstream

19. Smolder

20. Lord Tirek

21. Cozy Glow

22. Princess Chrysalis

23. Princess Celestia

24. Princess Luna

25. Shining Armor

26. Princess Cadence

27. Big Mac

28. Granny Smith

29. Spitfire

30. Soarin

31. Bon Bon

32. Lyra Heartstrings

33. Octavia Melody

34. DJpon3

35. Zephyr Breeze

36. maud Pie

37. Marble Pie

38. King Sombra

39. Storm King

40. Tempest Shadow

41. Star Swirl the Bearded

42. Rockhoof

43. Mistmane

44. Flash Magnus

45. Somnambula

46. Mage Meadowbrook

47. Zecora

48. Grogar

49. Doctor Hooves

50. Muffins


This list obviously bypasses that of Mario kart 8 deluxe and yet leaves out some other characters such as Thorax, Princess Ember or Donut Joe. My point being that even if you where to leave out some of them for just background appearances there is more than enough pony to go around espacally if some of them had alternate skins like Twilight Sparkle pre Alicorn or Daring having A.K. Yearling.

Tracks

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Whether you have only a few or allot of racers, it doesn't mean allot without a good set of tracks. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has 48 tracks not counting battle mode maps, I am not going to make a complete list of tracks like I did for the roster but between the Everfree forest, Ponyville, Canterlot, Manehatten. Sweet Apple Acres, Appleloosa and many others seen throughout the series I think we might be able to imagen a good number of creative tracks and that is not putting in a little magic along the way such as racing through the Golden oak library or the Carousal Boutique dodging Rarity's cat Opal as you drive.

Story?

You could argue whether or not you need a story for a kart racer but I can say you don't need much of a excuses for these pony's to have a good time. It could be something like they are ushering a new year and Twilight thought a derby race would be good idea or maybe Filthy Rich is founding the Pony 500 and the grand prize is like 10,000 bits, Twilight just wants a good time Applejack wants the bits for the farm and Rainbow sees another trophy to add to her shelf and Fluttershy wants the bits for her animal sanctuary and so on and so fourth. The story wouldn’t be anything great but it would get the job done.

My last thoughts

We never got a big game during the peak of their popularity and we probably won't be getting one now, but I think it would be a great idea and who knows. Supposedly Generation five will be bringing back the mane six from the previous generation and with My Little Pony: Pony Life keeping them alive and current who knows what might happen. but what do you guys think do you like the idea of the pony's getting a counsel game or perhaps the should reman on smartphone. Please leave me a comment in the section below, I'm Wanderin Jim and I hope you all have a super happy day.

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