Johnnie Walker’s limited edition Scotch whisky was inspired by Game of Thrones’ icy zombies. The White Walker “has notes of caramelized sugar and vanilla, fresh red berries with a touch of orchard fruit and features single malts from Cardhu and Clynelish.” Best served chilled.
Game Of Thrones
(PG-13: Language) In A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones, Valyria used to be a powerful empire, thanks to its dragons and magic. But it all ended in a horrible flash known as the Doom. Alt Shift X presents a few theories on how the Doom could have occured.
(PG-13: Language) We barely see the Three-eyed Raven in HBO’s Game of Thrones. But he is more fleshed out in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels. Alt Shift X summarizes this mysterious character’s life story in an attempt to understand what he ultimately wanted.
(PG-13, Gore) “I never dreamed how quick the sweet would turn to sour.” Fantasy historian Alt Shift X charts the life so far of Game of Thrones’ Jaime Lannister. As his physical appearance tips to the other side, so too does his fate, a twist that not even GRRM planned.
(PG-13: Language) Arguably the most important character in A Song of Ice and Fire, Rhaegar Targaryen was the archetypal golden boy. Yet he knowingly condemned millions of people to death. Alt Shift X submits one of the most popular fan theories regarding this insane story.
Raise your mead like a Stark with this unique real ox horn that’s been polished and sealed. Make an impression and enjoy any cool liquid in this naturally-patterned mug. Each one is unique, and ethically sourced. Save 25% off the regular price in The Awesomer Shop.
In Season 7, Ep.4 of Game of Thrones, Arya Stark takes on Brienne of Tarth in an epic sparring match. This video gives us just a taste of the work that went into the thrilling sequence, though we’re still unclear what parts were the actors, and what parts were doubles.
(Spoilers) VFX house El Ranchito shares some sweet behind-the-scenes footage and effects shot breakdowns for Game of Thrones’ Season 7 penultimate episode, Beyond the Wall. That shot with the bony walker from behind is one of our favorite visuals of the entire series.
(Spoilers, PG-13: Gore, Language) The crew of Game of Thrones and the actors who played the warring Greyjoys talk about how they shot the climactic battle at the end of season seven’s second episode. It’s a shame we could hardly see anything in the final cut.
(PG-13: Language, Spoilers) Voice actor Scheiffer Bates turns in a great series of impressions, based on some of the most iconic characters from Game of Thrones. You know it’s good when you can close your eyes and envision each of the characters speaking the lines.
“There are only two emotions – pleasure and pain.” Lessons from the Screenplay gives two reasons why Game of Thrones remains fresh and engaging: its scenes often have a simple flow, but every now and then the show will break from convention to keep us guessing.
Game of Thrones’ YouTube channel keeps the flame of hype alive with this featurette starring the brilliant film composer Ramin Djawadi. He talks about how he makes music for the show, describes some of the songs from different seasons, and plays a few ones as well.
Etsy store OriginArtwork specializes in beautiful layered wooden maps. Most of their products are based on real locations, but they do have the occasional fictional subject, such as this detailed map of the world of Game of Thrones. It’s available in four sizes.
In A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones, weapons made from an ancient and magical metal known as Valyrian steel can destroy the undead. Alt Shift X lists some of these precious weapons as well as their current owners. Now we wish we had something worth naming.
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