(sorry if this shows up on your dashboard again, just bumping it back up to the top)
Welcome to Moonstuck! Moonstuck was a reader-driven adventure story based on characters from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, although it takes place in an alternate universe from canon (and is set in Luna’s childhood, not during her banishment). It’s suitable for most ages, aside from some minor swearing in the early pages.
The story officially completed on November 4th, 2012, and no more commands will be accepted — though it remains up for reading. You have a few options on how to read it:
1 - read it on the tumblr page (newer posts shown first)
2 - read it chronologically on the tumblr page (by clicking either here or on the ‘read chronologically’ button on the sidebar) — I recommend this method as it’s much less confusing than reading it backwards!
Please keep in mind that Moonstuck’s odd format means that it reads choppily in places — I’ve been told it’s fine as long as you keep that in mind, so just remember that 99% of it was made up on the fly based on reader commands and so the pacing is pretty hit-and-miss.
If I had to split it up into chapters, I would probably go like this:
1-13 - Prologue
14-69 - Observatory I
(The above were back when Moonstuck first began, when I was still figuring out where I wanted to go with it. From here on out it becomes much more focused.)
70-201 - Lunar Maria
202-280 - Bat Ponies I
281-344 - Maze I
345-411 - Bat Ponies II
412-434 - Maze II
435-479 - Observatory II
480-536 - Changelings I
537-595 - Rocs I
596-639 - Changelings II
640-666 - Rocs II
667-704 - Lunar Waterways
705-751 - The Smooze
752-781 - Tower of Jam
782-840 - Final Boss I
841-873 - Final Boss II
874-889 - Final Boss III
890-904 - The End
905-908 - Epilogue
Even though Moonstuck is over, feel free to leave comments (not commands) through disqus! Please keep comments in good taste and to a G/PG level; I do still keep track.
For more Moonstuck, here are the relevant tags for my tumblr and deviantArt. For my current pony project, you can check out Slice of Life, an ongoing timeskip comic about the Cake family - although please keep in mind that it doesn’t take place in the same universe and has nothing to do with Moonstuck.
I wasn’t going to go back and change anything, even actual mistakes, but this was my One Big Regret about Moonstuck and was bugging me so much that I went ahead and just did it anyway. Panel 840 has been updated; the complete archive and 801-904 have been reuploaded to Mediafire (the mirrors are currently out-of-date for those two).
So, that’s that! Moonstuck is over. It’s been a great ride, almost a year to the day. :D
To answer a few questions I’ve already gotten on the subject: I may continue to draw Moonstuck-related stuff (I’ve drawn these characters for 900+ panels now, old habits die hard!), but there will be no more Moonstuck proper. There will not be a sequel, continuation, Celestia or adult-Luna version, or anything else along those lines, nor will I be “handing the reins” over to someone else. I have no plans to do any spin-offs or another command-based blog, and Average Woona will not be continued. There will not ever be a print version, for sale or otherwise. I have nothing to do with the dubs and I can’t tell you anything about them.
For extra Moonstuck, here are the relevant tags on my tumblr and deviantArt. For my current pony project, you can check out Slice of Life, a mostly-comics/semi-askblog about the Cakes. c:
A zip of the entire story will be available soon, along with a general info post for new readers and (possibly) a Q&A post. Right now I need to get some sleep though!
Thanks for the ride everyone, it’s been awesome. ♡