I'm sure that reader Michelle agrees with me, since she sent in this picture of her little pony from Star Stable. "It's April Fool's Day," she writes, "and this is my character Lili Wolfwood and her horse Everdream after having clicked on an NPC Bunny. My horse is usually brown and black."
Why do I keep forgetting that there's an entire MMO about horses? Why haven't I done an extensive six-week article series on it yet? While I deal with the shame of neglect, you may proceed on to our other excellent player-submitted screenshots.
If you change just a couple of those words, Zyrusticae, you could make a fortune in the Valentine's Day card industry. Don't you all agree?
"Heya, my in-game name is Poika Pureda and I took this little shot without really knowing it. It seems my Guild Wars 2 Ranger's bloodhound was shocked to his very core about something. Either that or he wants some Scooby Snacks."
"Since this MMO's transition to F2P, I haven't been able to put it down," reader Justin writes, "and I just had to capture this moment as we were waiting for a boss to spawn in a mid-game dungeon. It's a beautiful game with great atmosphere and because of that even the most simplistic of architecture can evoke a sense of awe in me. Or maybe it's because said architecture is floating thousands of miles above ground."
"Fear is the mind-killer," she muttered. "Fear is the... ooh! Rare ore node!" She skidded to a halt and took out her pickaxe. "It's worth a corpse run."
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