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Equestria and beyond: rev 8.1 by vikonaut Equestria and beyond: rev 8.1 by vikonaut

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People seem to be having trouble downloading the full version, so here's the link to it: fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/f/201…

Want to use my map for a fic/video/etc?
You don't need to ask my permission. If you'd like to use the map for anything non-commercial, you may. Let me know though, I love seeing what people do with it.

See how it's evolved:
* Revision #5
* First revision

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Thanks to TotalOverflow for the hoof-strap-revolver sketches.
Thanks to :iconpupuchaku: for drawing Fable's Hideaway
Thanks to :iconstinkehund: for the wonderbolts poster
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:iconrookie-pilot:
Rookie-Pilot Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
hmmm is anything known about "The Echo" because i wanted my OC to be from somewhere unknown, or very far away
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:iconhuntern05:
hunterN05 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Methinks I shall use this for my story on FIMfiction.
Awesome job you guys, awesome.
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:iconalpha-q-dragon:
Alpha-Q-Dragon Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like this map.
For my fanfic, The PONICLE, I'm making the pony world map base on the future Earth--either about 100,000,000 years or so, or when Pangea Ultima is around.
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:iconrainbowblitz267:
rainbowblitz267 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  New Deviant
If you don't mind, what program did you use or what did you use to create this map?
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:iconvikonaut:
vikonaut Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015
Nothing special. Just photoshop and a mouse.
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:iconthatguyontheinterweb:
ThatGuyOnTheInterweb Featured By Owner Edited Jun 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOL! How long did it take you to make all those wordplay'd cities?

Gotta ask what is: "The Echo", "The Breach", "The Lost World", "Ley Line" and everything  beyond the Ley Line.
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ChaoticNote Featured By Owner Edited Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I've asked Vikonaut about the Ley Lines before, so I'll give you guys a direct quote from him.

"It's probably not so relevant now, but the gist of it is that they're ley lines. In the map's canon (at the time it was made) they were impassible walls of magic that wreak havoc on the climate and topography of the surrounding geography. 

In the new incarnation of the map's canon, they are simply points of interest; points of no return. Mysteries and anomalies. No two explorers will give the same account of what the areas are like, and no one that have ventured further has ever returned. As such, they're regarded as if they were the end (or edge) of the Earth."

As for the Lost World, we can assume that it's called as such because the Ley Lines are very dangerous to cross, enough so that everything behind the Lines are unknown.
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:iconplzgimmicookie:
PlzGimmiCookie Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015
I'm so curious too! I wanna know!!
excited happy Squee! Scootaloo Intensifies 
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:iconchaoticnote:
ChaoticNote Featured By Owner Edited Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I've asked Vikonaut about the Ley Lines before, so I'll give you guys a direct quote from him.

"It's probably not so relevant now, but the gist of it is that they're ley lines. In the map's canon (at the time it was made) they were impassible walls of magic that wreak havoc on the climate and topography of the surrounding geography. 

In the new incarnation of the map's canon, they are simply points of interest; points of no return. Mysteries and anomalies. No two explorers will give the same account of what the areas are like, and no one that have ventured further has ever returned. As such, they're regarded as if they were the end (or edge) of the Earth."

As for the Lost World, we can assume that it's called as such because the Ley Lines are very dangerous to cross, enough so that everything behind the Lines are unknown.
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:iconplzgimmicookie:
PlzGimmiCookie Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2015
Sounds creepy.
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:iconrunese000:
Runese000 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015
May I use your map for a fanfic I am writing?
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:iconjoaomordecaimapper:
JoaoMordecaiMapper Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Student Digital Artist
This include the little village in Season 5 (Equals Smiling Horses Village?)
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:iconmathadar:
Mathadar Featured By Owner May 30, 2015
I don't know how many times I have wanted to use this map, and finally in my next Fallout Equestria campaign I can put it to good use!  Love your maps!
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:iconchibikonata:
ChibiKonata Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Student Digital Artist
This is really cool. I had been using it as a map for my MLP rp group. Though I just came up with some currency for a country on the map. 

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Daley1987 Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  New Deviant
Hmm if your still updating this, perhaps there cool be a spot for Hoofland [Holland] With as main city Manesterdam ^^
It the location i use for my OC
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:iconraridash121:
RariDash121 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Or the Neighterlands, maybe?
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:iconepiccheesesandwich:
EpicCheeseSandwich Featured By Owner May 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really cool!
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:iconhinokaze:
Hinokaze Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015
really good map, a lot of details and thing to see! I didn't read your fanfic but it make me want to! Nearly died of laught when I see th Prance!
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:iconthewanderingearth:
TheWanderingEarth Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015
Hi, i used your map in my picture, thank you.
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:iconkain161:
Kain161 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
Hi man. What is your ambition on this fanfic? How many pages do you hope to write?
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:iconfreekzero:
freekzero Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
The work you put into this map is just mind blowing, even more so considering how early on in the fandom this was. If your writing is half as impressive as your planning... you'll have a classic of the mlp era to your name.

I just hope it actually happens, given it is 4 years since you started, and most mlpverse creators don't seem to last that long.
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:iconink-25:
Ink-25 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
...just wow.
hehehe all these puns ^^
Is that an error on the edge of the Forgotton Sea between the red/white area and the "blank" area (just above the sheet "Where the world ends")?

I'm sorry if my english is bad, I'm not a native speaker, but I try to be understood.
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:iconnatekiksace:
natekiksace Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm drawing the line at hosstralia
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:iconnatekiksace:
natekiksace Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I was wondering if I could use this for my fic?
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:iconnovastarling:
NovaStarling Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, I'm wondering if I can use this map for an extension fic to Fallout: Equestria. Like a side shoot story. Just for locations and such. But if you know a better map for Fallout: Equestria I'd be very grateful if you pointed me in the right direction. Also I have to say that this map I amazing. Is should be cannon! :)
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:iconvikonaut:
vikonaut Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
Thank you! And certainly, feel free to use it. I haven't looked for FoE maps though, so I'm afraid I can't recommend any.
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:iconcristal-soul:
Cristal-Soul Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015
CAn i use this map to  place my new mlp species for a fanfic series/rp group i'm going to be starting?
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:iconvikonaut:
vikonaut Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015
Certainly, feel free.
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:iconicelance669:
Icelance669 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I can still see more land for other nations to have.
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:iconnatekiksace:
natekiksace Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm assuming the echo is an area in which noponyreturns from and their screams are still heard from.
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:iconaltairvxsub115:
altairVXsub115 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Is it possible for me to add a location on this map for a comic I am making

giving you full credit of course
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:iconvikonaut:
vikonaut Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
Certainly, feel free.
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:iconaltairvxsub115:
altairVXsub115 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Student Digital Artist
thanks
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:iconfiredrakelord:
FireDrakeLord Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015
Hi there! My friend TheMyth showed me this map and we decided on using it for a new series of fanfics we're writing together called The Arcane, which actually makes many parts of the series a lot easier to write; so if you wanted more info or just wanted to talk to us about the map in case there was anything important about it, that would fantastic!
The first book of the series, with any luck of school not interfering with my schedule, should come out in the next few months, and as a final note, thank you for making such an amazing map!
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:iconchryyis:
Chryyis Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015
such a shame I can't find any mapped hives.
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:iconvikonaut:
vikonaut Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
Aye, the map was made before Changelings were introduced.
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:iconchryyis:
Chryyis Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015
I hadn't noticed, thanks for responding.
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:iconokami-sarachi:
Okami-Sarachi Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015
I was thinking...Novel game using this map?
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:iconiwantcoal:
iWantcoal Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is it allowed for someone to make their own map based off a section of this?
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:iconvikonaut:
vikonaut Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015
Certainly! Feel free.
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:iconchargedbowl:
chargedbowl Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014
the only question is what is the echo? and what happened to it?
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:iconokami-sarachi:
Okami-Sarachi Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015
Nobody know...may somepony or someone has cause this.
unless wait for few year to get new update the story.
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:iconrise-of-the-republic:
Rise-of-the-Republic Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! This is a wonderful map! Ah, it's so beautiful! I was wondering, since you have some remarkable skill in making maps, I was wondering if I could get a custom map made. It's for my story. There are a few races that I need to sort out where their homeland would be, and I just can't seem to find a way to do so...
Note me and I can give you more detail if you're interested in taking the offer.
Thank you so much,
~Temper
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:iconstopped245:
Stopped245 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Student Filmographer
snow golems in pingwin
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:iconchaoticnote:
ChaoticNote Featured By Owner Edited Nov 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You know what I just realize? North America would at least take up 1/4 of this map, if your map scale is true.
EDIT: Wait nevermind. Even bigger. More than half.
The reason why I have a problem with this is that I can't call those Oceans when America is 10x the size of the "Antlertic Ocean."
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:iconiwantcoal:
iWantcoal Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It doesn't have to be North America. It can be its own, based off nothing nation.
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:iconchaoticnote:
ChaoticNote Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I want to use this map for my story, Equestrian Earth, and I'm curious about that Pink border surrounding the map. I already have an idea of what to make of it, but I want to know your canon idea of that leyline.
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vikonaut Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015
Sorry for the late response. It's probably not so relevant now, but the gist of it is that they're ley lines. In the map's canon (at the time it was made) they were impassible walls of magic that wreak havoc on the climate and topography of the surrounding geography.

In the new incarnation of the map's canon, they are simply points of interest; points of no return. Mysteries and anomalies. No two explorers will give the same account of what the areas are like, and no one that have ventured further has ever returned. As such, they're regarded as if they were the end (or edge) of the Earth.
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ChaoticNote Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
My canon follows similar ideas, although leylines can also be tapped into by magic users to release incredible power, as well as means to travel faster. A capable magic user could use the leylines to travel within it and wander through it to another place where the leylines connect to. However, this is considered incredibly dangerous and one using the leylines to travel cannot stay there for too long, otherwise they would be lost within its currents forever.
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Raptor1701 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
Got some use out of this in a video. thanks. :D www.youtube.com/watch?v=IktXlb…
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