||  

  ||  

Back to News Listing My Little Pony: Cavalry Commander Announced

Posted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 by Bart Schouten

Type: News

We are pleased to announce that the Slitherine Group has gained the exclusive rights to the critically-acclaimed ‘My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic’ license and that we are currently working on a series of games under the My Little Pony Franchise. 

Armed with this powerful license, we are currently working hard to bring you the first game in an exciting  new series. In My Little Pony: Cavalry Commander, the player will have to manage the Pony armies both on a strategic and tactical level for the ultimate My Little Pony experience!

“Signing the My Little Pony franchise was the next logical step in our overall strategy.” Said JD McNeil, Chairman of the Slitherine Group. “We are always looking for new opportunities to expand the wargaming community and reach new markets. With My Little Pony, we can do just that!” 

In MLP:CC, the Golden Valley of Dreams has been attacked by the legions of the Unicornfederacy (Confederacy of Black Unicorns). In response, the Ponies quickly suspend their playtime and organize the Free Pony Militia. While the Ponies have the will and determination to defend their valley, they lack the military organization and technology to effectively challenge the Unicornfederacy. And that is where YOU come in.

As the player, you will be put in command of the Free Pony Militia and you will have to organize your Ponies into an effective fighting force and command them in the many battles against the Unicornfederacy. At the same time you will be in charge of modernizing the cavalry force. Starting with the unarmed ponies, you will have to fund technologies to unlock armoured cavalry units, or ‘Heavy Ponies’ (see pic). Will you be able to command the determined Ponies and save the Golden Valley of Dreams?

Features:

  • Immerse yourself in the world of My Little Pony with the epic story-driven campaign
  • Learn the game with the help of four comprehensive tutorials
  • Improve your tactics in over 20 scenarios
  • Command the Pony nation on a strategic level, manage the economy and prioritize research
  • Fight tactical battles against the hordes of unicorns, use the terrain to your advantage and target them with experimental weaponry to clear the battlefield of the Unicornfederate invaders!
  • Meet all your favourite Pony characters and help them save their world
  • Find new Bronies in the online multiplayer lobby

My Little Pony: Cavalry Commander is currently under development and will be presented at Home of Wargamers. The game is planned for release this fall.

 

More Info

      ( Views : 7540 )


    In Other News..

    Star Hammer Nautilid Preview

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    The Nautilid constitute a dangerous threat for Mankind, but are still a mysterious one. No one really knows about their weapons or what kind of adaptation deep space has forced them to evolve.

    But the Intelligence has collected some data about two classes of them and today they are ready to share them with you!

    The Disruptor and the Sprayer can be very deadly and full of trickery so be careful!

    Read more...

    Scourge of War - The Waterloo Diaries Video Part 1

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    From its announce on, Scourge of War: Waterloo – the upcoming title on the Scourge of War series - has reached a high level of attention by the wargamer community with a lot of questions about its features and gameplay. Now, it's our great pleasure to satisfy your curiosity!

    We have just released on our Youtube Channel the first chapter of the "Waterloo Diaries", featuring the producer of Scourge of War: Waterloo whom is going to share some key elements about the game (scope, main features, mechanics).

    This is an in-game footage, without any post-editing!

    We will publish more videos until the release date in order to give you the best coverage of the game, stay tuned!

    Read more...

    Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon Glory of Macragge DLC is out!

    Thursday, May 21, 2015

    Today will be a bloody day for the Ultramarines, because these highly disciplined and courageous warriors finally will have their hour of glory with the release of an expansion focused on their contribution during the Second War of Armageddon!

    In Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon – Glory of Macragge, you can lead the glorious Ultramarines in a brand new campaign that features 11 challenging scenarios, organized in 3 different Acts. The sons of Macragge who fight in the manner prescribed in the holy pages of the Codex Astartes are known to be versatile and able to master any style of warfare.

    With such powerful reinforcements on Armageddon, the Orks had better watch out!

    Read more...

    Pandora is on sale on Humble Bundle!

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    Hurry up! This is your chance to put your hands on Pandora: First Contact as the game is showcased in the Humble Store with 66% of discount for 48 hours!

    Pandora: First Contact is a science fiction 4X turn-based strategy game on a planetary scale in which you are the leader of one the few factions of brave men and women fighting to terraform the alien environment of the planet Pandora

    Grab the game here    

    Read more...

    Home of Wargamers 2015 Ask us anything!

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Just over one month to the opening of this year’s Home of Wargamers event and we need your contribution!

    As you know, #HoW15 is all about the future of wargames. 30 developers will be meeting in CastelBrando to debate the market, exchange views and put their heads together to make the best games you could possibly play in the future.

    What is it that you really want to see? What would you ask to Matrix Games, Slitherine and their development partners?

    This is your chance to have all your questions answered, live! You can ask your questions by sending us an email to how15@slitherine.co.uk, posting on the forum or tweeting #HoW15 @MatrixGamesLtd.

    Read more...

    Distant Worlds: Universe Version 1.9.5.12 is out!

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    “Humanity has the stars in its future”– Isaac Asimov

    A major new update is available for the critically acclaimed 4x space strategy game Distant Worlds: Universe, bringing the game to version 1.9.5.12 with many improvements, changes and bug fixes! For example, major improvements to the private sector freighter system, AI improvements, fixes to achievements that were not being retained, and bases will now launch fighters at attackers even when they have no other weapons!

    But the list is very long, so be sure to check the whole changelog here

    You can download the patch from here

    Distant Worlds is a vast, pausable real-time 4X space strategy game. Experience the full depth and detail of turn-based strategy, but with the simplicity and ease of real-time, and on the scale of a massively-multiplayer online game.  

    Read more...

    Deal of the Week! Panthers in the Fog 25 percent discount!

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    Our beloved Deal of the Week is back and it is celebrating the recent Steam release of Close Combat: Panther in the Fog with a 25% discount offer at only $ 29.99!

    Command your troops as a German leader in the attempt to take Hill 314, or play by the American side and hold the line until the reinforcement arrive in this epic simulation of one of the turning points of the Western Front!

    Read more...