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The Council is both happy and proud to announce a new release!!!

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The Council is both happy and proud to announce a new release!!!


What is it?

Ponies Ascendant is a total conversion mod for 0 A.D. focusing on ponies civilizations. This mod used to be made since 2014 solely by Lordgood recent 0 A.D.’s lead artist. It is based on Alpha 23 release so do not forget to install it first (;)

What is included in this release?

Thanks to Stanislas69, s0600204,leper and Angen doing recent maintenance work with countless fixes that made it possible for you to play this mod on recent alpha version. Stanislas69 our artist did also for this release a new corral for Earth pony faction, new gate for Pegasi, made actors and fixed the geometry, and the texture mapping of the walls, different, existing textures for the Elite javelinist unicorn, file fixes (naming), new ambient occlusion maps for quality, corrections for formations, addition of new units to the fortresses and fixes for roads.


A winged pony faction that has cloud like buildings and winged white ponies to fight with.


New Gate for Pegasi



Is a noble faction that have fairy-tale medieval like buildings with Unicorn halberd knight armies.


Earth ponies

Is a majestic faction that had inspiration from Celtic and medieval styles of buildings with few magic touches.


Many smaller changes were made in this release too, but it would be too elaborate to list them all.

Who are we?

The Council of Modders was formed up of two small modding teams and a few newcomers: Aristeia (about the bronze age), Millennium A.D. (about medieval times), Rise of the East (East civilizations, Current Terra Magna) and Ponies Ascendant (Pony factions) CoM aims to create a umbrella for all wannabee modders and help everyone needed and of course create their own projects.

How to:

  1. Unzip the download but leave the inner archive intact.
  2. Place the unzipped folder into /binaries/data/mods. You'll see another folder there called 'public'.
  3. Launch the game and enable the mod in Options>Mod Selection. Press 'Start Mods'.
  4. Enjoy the mod!


ponies ascendant

ModIO installation:

  1. Main menu -> Configuration -> Mods -> Download -> doubleclick

Pyromod installation:

  1. Download pyromod file, open with pyrogenesis.exe

Zip installation:

  1. Download the zip file from here, drag and drop on pyrogenesis.exe

In the last few years some members retired leaving us shorthanded. We are currently especially in the need of artists. So if you're a talented artist with a passion for history and you would like to help us out, please contact us using a PM or (preferably) in this thread: Thanks in advance!

Our thanks go to everyone that helped us to achieve this mod through contributing, playtesting or in another way!
If you have tips / suggestions, feel free to let us know. Also if you find bugs, let them know too. Support 0 A.D. if you like us:

The main menu background is made by Lordgood. You can find him here:

The soundtracks for the main menu are created by Omri Lahav. You can find more of his work here: , and in-game civilization soundtracks created by Lordgood. You can find more of his work here:

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