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A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« on: April 12, 2010, 01:14 AM »
It's Official!



And I'm excited!
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2010, 12:00 PM »
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2010, 08:31 PM »
I know this is a thread for the series (which looks nifty from the short preview), but how are the books?  I know a number of people here have read them, and I've sort of been looking for a new series to try out.  Is it along the lines of LOTR or other fantasy-type books, or something totally different?  Sorry for my ignorance, I really don't know anything about it other than what I've read here.  Sorry if this is the wrong thread, I think there is one for the books somewhere here too, but I didn't have time to look right now.

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2010, 08:59 PM »
but how are the books? 

book thread

I love them and Scott loves them.  More in the thread. ;)
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2010, 09:22 PM »
The books are fantastic, but VERY adult-oriented.  Not like LOTR at all in that respect.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2010, 10:26 AM »
but how are the books? 

book thread

I love them and Scott loves them.  More in the thread. ;)

Thank you sir :).

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2010, 12:34 AM »
HBO's 'Making of' Website

Follow the linky for a cool behinds the scenes video...  Man, I'm really looking forward to this show.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2010, 12:10 PM »
EW on the set of Game of Thrones and accompanying pictures from the set.

I love the fact that they actually came up with a new Dothraki language.  It's also amazing to me how 90% of the characters look almost exactly like they should and haven't been monkeyed with too much.  ;D
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2010, 01:48 PM »
They do look good, even if Daenerys has on far too much clothing... 

It's going to be really interesting to see how true they'll stay to the source material.  That's some bleak, disturbing ****.  HBO is about the only place they could get away with most of it.

Still waiting on the next book in the series... damnit.  At this rate the show will be finished before the books!
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2010, 09:22 AM »
Is there any magic or monsters in this thing, or is it more of a reality based period piece? All the pics I saw were just humans. No goblins, wizards, dragons, etc.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2010, 11:11 AM »
There are monsters.  Dragons.  The undead.  Though the large focus for most of the books has been on the conflicts among humans.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #12 on: December 7, 2010, 04:27 AM »
April 2011  :D

Although I'd much rather have the next book :P
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #13 on: December 7, 2010, 08:44 AM »
I picked up the first book at the this esteemed groups recommendation.  Not sure when I'll sit down to read it though.  I'll probably wait and check out this series on blu-ray after its completed.

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire: A Game of Thrones (HBO)
« Reply #14 on: December 7, 2010, 09:06 AM »
I picked up the first book at the this esteemed groups recommendation.  Not sure when I'll sit down to read it though.  I'll probably wait and check out this series on blu-ray after its completed.
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We have a thread here to discuss the books but careful, there are spoilers there