“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.
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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.
Beyond the Brick shows off Claus-Marc Hahn’s astounding model of the Red Keep from Game of Thrones. He used over 125,000 bricks, and a multiple EV3 servo motors to mechanize the build, so the whole thing turns, its towers move up and down, and their cupolas spin.
(SPOILERS) In Game of Thrones, the Starks have retaken Winterfell from the Boltons, and Jon Snow is now the King of the North. But in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, that hasn’t happened. Yet. Alt Shift X discusses how the North’s revenge could play out in the books.
We’re gonna be waiting a really long time for the final episodes of Game of Thrones to arrive. For now, we’ll have to satisfy our craving with Stjepan and Luka’s powerful and emotionally-charged arrangement of The Rains of Castamere and the Game of Thrones theme.
(PG-13: Language) “While the Watch men walk beyond The Wall, Qhorin falls to Jon to turn his cloak to the Free Folk. So while the Watch are fighting wights and things, Jon’s spooning ginger wilderlings.” Alt Shift X drops wildfire in his recap of HBO’s Game of Thrones.
(SPOILERS) YouTuber Alt Shift X talks about one of the most mysterious characters in Game of Thrones and its source books. What does Jaqen H’ghar – whoever he is or they are – want with Arya Stark? What is the Faceless Men’s ultimate goal? Why wasn’t this dude cast as Gambit?