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Open Channel: Share Your Best Memory of Watching Game of Thrones

Watercooler TV shows are more than just TV shows. They’re cultural moments. Shared experiences.
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Looking at Game of Thrones, in Old Norse

The endtime is coming. The night is very long indeed; sun and moon have vanished. From the east march the frost-giants, bent on the destruction of all that is living. From the south come fiery powers, swords gleaming brightly. A dragon flies overhead. And, terrifyingly, the dead are walking too. Heroes are ready and waiting; representing the best of mankind, they have trained in anticipation of the greatest of battles. Now the two mighty forces lock together in apocalyptic combat. Who will emerg...
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How to Live in a World That's Obsessed With Game of Thrones

One more episode of Game of Thrones left. A lot of people are gonna have some postpartum feelings. I’m going to feel relieved. I’ve spent eight years deciding not to watch our decade’s defining TV show. For a while I felt like an outcast, like Jon Snow, or Arya Stark, or Theon Greyjoy, or Tyrion Lannister. Okay so I…Read more...
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Game of Thrones: Plotlines from the books that played out differently (or not at all) in the series

It isn't easy to adapt a massive saga for the screen. Here are some of the plot points from George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire novels never happened in Game of Thrones or played out differently on the screen. The post Game of Thrones: Plotlines from the books that played out differently (or not at all) in the series appeared first on Digital Trends.
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At Least One of the Game of Thrones Spinoff Series Is Truly Dead

The Kingsman prequel is still on, despite the Disney-Fox shakeup. Legends of Tomorrow is adding an interesting new character for the rest of the season. Get a look at what’s to come from Game of Thrones’ next big battle, Riverdale teases, and good news for Roswell. To me, my Spoilers!Read more...
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Last Night's Game of Thrones Song Might Be More Important Than You Think

The second episode of Game of Thrones final season brought with it a sense of calm before the storm—unless you so happen to be A Song of Ice and Fire theorist, because the episode’s use of a particular element from the books might have got your head spinning a little bit.Read more...
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George R.R. Martin Talks ‘Game of Thrones’ Ending, Says His Book Conclusion Won’t Be That Different from the Show’s

The eighth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones has begun, leaving only five episodes until the ending of the epic story is unveiled. That story originally began in 1996 when George R.R. Martin published the first book in his A Song of Ice and Fire saga, and as the final season of the show kicks off, the author has weighed in on the parallels between the two endings: the show’s and his planned conclusion for his novels, which is still years away. Read on for his quotes and to find out where he think...
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You can’t turn away from the 10 most memorable Game of Thrones death scenes

Game of Thrones is famous for its brutal, bloody, and shocking death scenes. Get ready to relive the misery with our list of the 10 most surprising (and satisfying) fatalities in HBO's epic fantasy series. The post You can’t turn away from the 10 most memorable Game of Thrones death scenes appeared first on Digital Trends.
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George R.R. Martin Says There May Be 'Discrepancies' Between the Game of Thrones Finale and His Books

Yes, George R.R. Martin is still working on The Winds of Winter. Yes, that means A Dream of Spring will come eventually. But before that happens, we’re getting the eighth and final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones. What will this spoil for fans of the A Song of Ice and Fire series? Hopefully: not everything.Read more...
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George RR Martin Explains Why Writing The Winds of Winter Is So Hard

The saga of the Iron Throne is slowly winding its way to closure, though the next book in A Song of Ice and Fire, The Winds of Winter, is still just a gleam in the eyes of long-suffering fans. Read more...
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This Giant Fan-Made Tabletop Game Puts 33 Players in the Middle of Aegon's Conquest

Playing A Game of Thrones: The Board Game was one of the most intense experiences of my life—it remains the only board game I’ve ever stormed away from out of anger, sorry family. But if I thought that was an extreme Game of Thrones experience, I too know nothing, Jon Snow. Because there’s a new Song of Ice and Fire …Read more...
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Here's When We Think Game of Thrones' New Age of Heroes Spinoff Should Take Place

Game of Thrones may be ending in 2019, but the song of ice and fire will continue. HBO has greenlit a prequel series about Westeros’ Golden Age of Heroes, helmed by Jane Goldman (the Kingsman series, Kick-Ass) and A Song of Ice and Fire creator George R.R. Martin. This age spans thousands of years, and there’s no way…Read more...
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A Game of Thrones Script Has Seemingly Settled That Big Ice Dragon Debate

It’s been over a year since Game of Thrones last aired, but the mystery of Viserion still lingers like a chilly breeze on a gross muggy day in midtown Manhattan. Now, thanks to a look at the script, we know the answers behind a couple of those key questions: Is he an ice dragon or a wight? Does he breathe fire or ice?…Read more...
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Those 4 Other Potential Game of Thrones Prequels Are Dead, But the Fifth Is Good to Go

HBO has been hard at work figuring out how it’s going to continue the Game of Thrones legacy. This included commissioning a whopping five potential spinoffs set within the A Song of Ice and Fire universe. Now that one has been approved, it looks like the other ones have gotten the Ned Stark treatment.Read more...
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Please Try to Be Surprised: George R.R. Martin's The Winds of Winter Is Definitely Not Coming in 2018

The sun rises in the east, and sets in the west. Everything has its time, and everything dies. These are constants in life on the planet Earth. Another constant: The next chapter in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire saga, The Winds of Winter, has been delayed.Read more...
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A Brief History of George R.R. Martin's Annoyance at Lady Stoneheart's Exclusion From Game of Thrones

George R.R. Martin has two strong consistencies in his professional life. One is writing infuriatingly mouthwatering food descriptions. The other is repeatedly reminding the world that he’s still not over Game of Thrones cutting one of his favorite characters from the novels: Lady Stoneheart.Read more...
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An AI just beat George R.R. Martin to writing the latest 'Game of Thrones' novel

Software engineer and 'Game of Thrones' fan Zack Thoutt has created an AI with the goal of predicting events in the as-yet-unfinished sixth novel in the series, The Winds of Winter. The post An AI just beat George R.R. Martin to writing the latest 'Game of Thrones' novel appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Game Of Thrones, Ai, George Rr Martin, A Song Of Ice And Fire, Emerging Tech, George R R Martin, Movies & TV, Neural Network, Zack Thoutt


An AI read all the previous ‘Song of Ice and Fire’ books, and then wrote its own

Software engineer and 'Game of Thrones' fan Zack Thoutt has created an AI with the goal of predicting events in the as-yet-unfinished sixth novel in the series, The Winds of Winter. The post An AI read all the previous ‘Song of Ice and Fire’ books, and then wrote its own appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Rest Easy, George R.R. Martin, a Computer Program Has Written The Winds of Winter For You

Looks like George R.R. Martin can take a breather. An engineer set up a neural network using all of the books in the A Song of Ice and Fire series to write part of the next installment, The Winds of Winter. It may not make a lot of sense—or any sense, really—but hell, neither did that whole Sansa and Arya murder…Read more...
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Here's What Happened the Last Time the White Walkers Invaded Westeros

The stage has been set for Game of Thrones’ final season, as a terribly divided Westeros faces an invasion by the White Walkers... but this won’t be the first time they’ve tried to eradicate humanity. Here’s everything we know about the first war between humans and the Walkers—and what it can tell us about the war to…Read more...
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Yes, George R.R. Martin Still Watches ‘Game of Thrones’ [Updated]

Update: You know it’s easy to get your wires crossed when you read things on the internet? Well, it happens to the best of us. Anyway, it turns out that George R.R. Martin does watch Game of Thrones – he’s just behind on the current season. Our original story, which also includes a nutty conspiracy theory that you should read about anyway, continues below. *** Now that Game of Thrones has sped long past where A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin last left us with A Dance With Dragon...
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Book Purists, It's Finally Time to Give Up and Start Watching Game of Thrones

Hello, folks! Remember how I thought I was going to turn in a mail column last week after working 10 days in a row, most of which were spent covering the San Diego Comic-Con? Oh, to be so young and naive again. Hopefully this week makes up for it by answering why Fantastic Four movies don’t and can’t work in the…Read more...
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GRRM Says The Winds of Winter May Arrive in 2018 or Early 2019, and It Might Not Be Alone

Remember at the start of the year, when George R.R. Martin told the world he really thought Winds of Winter would be out in 2017, and for a brief moment, your heart was filled with hope that soon the continuation of A Song of Ice and Fire would finally be here? Oh, my sweet summer children. Read more...
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What Would It Take to Kill Daenerys' Dragons?

When Daenerys hatched three dragons from what seemed to be petrified eggs during the finale of Game of Thrones’ first season, the balance of power between the contenders for the Iron Throne began to shift. Thanks to her ever-growing, ever-more powerful “children,” Daenerys has transformed from one of the show’s…Read more...
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I Have Waited 20 Years for This Season of Game of Thrones

This is not an exaggeration. These are not the whining words of a nerd who hated the year-plus wait between seasons six and seven of Game of Thrones. I have literally waited 20 years for Daenerys to get her Targaryen ass to Westeros and for the final battles of George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy to begin.Read more...
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What Game of Thrones House Are You In?

[Warning: spoilers ahead!] Brace yourselves: the new season of Game of Thrones is coming. Which leaves us wondering…George, where’s our next book? If you’re a crazy Thrones fan like me, you can’t wait for some new content to devour. When that season airs, I’m going to pop popcorn, make House Stark themed cupcakes, and settle into a blissful Westerosi coma. I’m House Stark all the way. Jon and Sansa better bring their A-Game this season. That throne is Jon’s, and ain’t nobody gonna tell me otherw...
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A New ‘Game of Thrones’ Short Story Is Arriving This Year

2017 is shaping up to be quite a year for A Song of Ice and Fire fans. HBO’s Game of Thrones will return this summer for its penultimate season; the sixth novel, titled The Winds of Winter, may actually be near the finish line; and now author George R.R. Martin has revealed that a new short story titled “The Sons of the Dragon” will be released to fill in gaps in Westeros’ increasingly complex history. Early word about the story arrived a few days ago, but Martin took to his blog to reveal t...
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The Upcoming A Song of Ice and Fire Short Story Is a Tale of Two Targaryens

Last week, we learned that a new short story set in the world of Game of Thrones would be out this year as part of Gardner Dozois’ fantasy anthology Book of Swords. But now the author has revealed what the story is about—specifically, a lot of intriguing history for House Targaryen.Read more...
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George R.R. Martin Thinks Winds of Winter Will Be Out This Year: 2017 Edition

Friends, a new year is upon is, and that means new opportunities—opportunities like a fresh chance to hear beloved author George R.R. Martin tell us that he thinks the latest book in the A Song of Ice and Fire saga will be out this calendar year. Maybe. Possibly. Perhaps. Who knows?Read more...
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