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BobbyDigi said:Seriously? A musician is giving up. Happens every day. I couldn't even read that terrible blog post. Maybe he can focus on education now instead of pony music.
Seriously? A musician is giving up. Happens every day. I couldn't even read that terrible blog post. Maybe he can focus on education now instead of pony music.
Notable pieces include:-An official soundtrack release strongly hinted.-A return visit to Manehattan strongly hinted.-“Hasbro loves ponies, a shortened season is no indicator of the future.”-Both season 3 songs we’ve seen so far (Crystal Ponies, Failure Song) are from episode one.-Meghan all but confirmed an upcoming episode that explores the ancient Celestia/Luna conflict.-The villain from the Crystal Empire episodes is named King Somber.-Team all but confirmed the return of Discord (not just DeLancie). DeLancie has lots of unused lines from previously that will probably be in the DVD bonus features.-Meghan used to use the term pegacorn, but after seeing what fans were using, all the writers now use alicorn instead. Jayson says the fact that alicorns have only been seen in positions of power is definitely by design.-Jayson and Meghan were just speculating for the following points but Jayson said he’d really like to visit the griffon kingdom in an upcoming ep, and Meghan said she’d like to see “Luna’s abandoned moon colony.”-Jayson called Star Swirl the Bearded the Merlin of Equestria, but it didn’t sound like they had any immediate plans to do anything with him.-Meghan and Jayson take the world building very seriously. They helped put together that map but intentionally didn’t make it a globe so they’d have lots of future freedom to explore. They said the worldbuilding is there to reward multiple viewings. It’s never going to be a serialized show, and each episode has to stand on its own, Meghan pointed out the Grand Galloping Gala as an early example of doing callbacks and expanding on the show’s universe.-Meghan studied mythology in college and researches myths from many cultures, not just Greece. She says they were going to use a mythological creature at one point and rejected it because it had “human elements” (I’m guessing centaur?)-Jayson says they try to keep pony technology limited, with even the filmstrip projector chosen because it’s not modern. Meghan joked we’d never see Twilight tweeting. Jayson later had to shrug his shoulders about the night-vision goggles seen in the clip.-Hasbro execs were sitting in the audience (right in front of PictishBeast) and Mike Vogel kept looking over at them when answering questions and they would give imperceptible nods. Pictish felt like Mike was disappointed at not giving a S3 release date.-Meghan said she really wants to explore how the monarchy works in an upcoming episode. Not as a joke answer either, she really seemed history-nerd about it. Maybe this will be the Celestia/Luna ep.-Hoofed mammals can talk, other animals generally can’t. (Exception for dragons, etc). This came from Lauren early in development. Hoofed mammals are the “people” of Equestria.-As a joke, Mike/Brian said that season 12 would feature Spike and Rarity as a couple, following the passage of the “Pony-Dragon Marriage Act.”
You guys really make me proud.What started as a long, drawn-out joke has since then turned into a comparatively large project for several members of the community as they worked to formalize my (admittedly poor) language specification and turn it into something that could actually be implemented and used for real applications.Let me be clear on that- the current language specification is Turing-complete as far as I can tell. That's a major feat. You could actually use it for projects if you so desired once full-fledged interpreters have been written, and they're already well on their way to doing so.Thank you all for taking this seed of an idea, planting it, and making something awesome out of it. I'm floored. I've never been happier with our tech-oriented members of the community than I am right now. I could have never done any of this myself, and it shows me how incredibly talented some of you can be if given an idea. I can't take any credit for this. It's all on you guys. You rock.Click past the break for a breakdown on where everyone has headed with this. Trust me, you're not going to be disappointed. As always, if I missed anything major here, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will include it.Just for reference, here's the original post I made.-------------------------------[Syntax Specification] by Digit ShineFirstly, as promised, there now exists a full, professional syntax specification pulling together all the work that's been done up to this point regarding formalizing the language and how it should appear. The designers have decided to go with a Java-style syntax, like my original spec. This massive document covers everything important: basic syntax, variable assignment, comparison operators, class declaration, interfaces, methods, and includes three example programs. Yes, it has Hello World!Though (slightly) incomplete, this document would be an invaluable tool to anyone writing an interpreter. It does a fantastic job of ironing out the kinks present in what I originally presented. If you look at nothing else in this compilation, look at this. It's amazing.-------------------------------[First Forray: 99 Jugs of Cider] by DeftCrowThis was the first comprehensive example program written in the style of the original syntax I laid out, and the first time that some of the original problems were ironed out (excepting the comments section of the blog post) and where the beginnings of a formal BNF specification emerged.This was featured in the original post, but it was such a seminal document I had to include it.-------------------------------[FIM++ Interpreter] by Karol 'vytah' StasiakWhere's the beef? Here's the beef, baby. This is currently the larger of the two FiM++ interpreter projects I have seen thus far. It is available on GitHub and has been released under the GNU General Public License 3. It requires Scala to compile (although JARs are included, though they may be behind the actual source files - see the page for more information) and can do more advanced things like call Java classes within it to bring more power to the language. By itself, it supports integer arithmetic, console output, dynamically growing arrays, and subroutines.A simple GUI calculator and a Brainfuck interpreter have been written with this code. Remember when I said this stuff was getting real? It got real some time ago.-------------------------------[Simple Interpreter] by LambdaDuskThis was the first interpreter I saw, and was shown to me on Twitter, though I am unsure as to its progress at this point. If you're there, @LambdaDusk, let me know and I'll update this entry with more information!As of this moment, though, it's a good example of how the language would be interpreted. It can certainly be extended with any of the above projects, and has the advantage of being web-based, so results are more immediate.
RahnalH102 said:Did you see the EverFree animations he made? First one was typical, the second one was jumping on the line like you mentioned here but not as bad.
Did you see the EverFree animations he made? First one was typical, the second one was jumping on the line like you mentioned here but not as bad.
I'm a fan of MLP. Oh hey, there's MLP on youtube. Hey, man those Icrontic synchtube streams are nice.Man, Gravity Falls (part of Disney) is ALSO a pretty great show. So's Motorcity (part of Disney XD).I can't seem to find them on youtube anywhere, though...'cept for a few clips on the official Disney youtube channel. but those shows are so popular! I wonder why there aren't any episodes of those up on youtube? They'd sure have a lot of folks watching them. Maybe even have synchtubes of them~
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