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7 predictions for Game of Thrones Season 7

Blastr Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Blastr

Wherein we make reasoned guesses based on the books, the TV series thus far, and a magic crystal ball.

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16 Most Awesome Moments in Game of Thrones Season 6

Geek & Sundry Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Geek & Sundry

16 Most Awesome Moments in Game of Thrones Season 6

Season 6 of Game of Thrones brought more awesome to television than most shows do in their entire run. I’m not just saying that as a fan of the series: I’m saying this as a reader of George R.R. Martin’s novels, the A Song of Ice and Fire series. The TV show caught up to […]

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9 Unbelievable Moments in Game of Thrones Finale, ‘The Winds of Winter’

Geek & Sundry Posted on Jun 27, 2016 in Geek & Sundry

9 Unbelievable Moments in Game of Thrones Finale, ‘The Winds of Winter’

You know the expression, “Go out with a bang, not a whimper?” Game of Thrones has ended season 6 with a bang, several of them. And the only whimpering here are the sounds of our self-pity. After all, we have to wait ten more months until season 7. That’s a lot of whimpering. Here’s how season 6 of Game of […]

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Ultrasabers Lightsabers are the Most Fun You Can Have Without Using the Force

Geek & Sundry Posted on Jun 26, 2016 in Geek & Sundry

Ultrasabers Lightsabers are the Most Fun You Can Have Without Using the Force

You would think that lightsabers are merely an elegant weapon of a more civilized age, but they’re also a great tool for exercise, and lightsaber combat groups have sprung up over the world, giving padawans a chance to flaunt their fandom and get fit at the same time.  They’re also used as a cool prop for […]

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A Military Officer Reveals the History Behind Game of Thrones Battle Tactics

Geek & Sundry Posted on Jun 21, 2016 in Geek & Sundry

A Military Officer Reveals the History Behind Game of Thrones Battle Tactics

Game of Thrones has taken from legal history (Tyrion’s trial by combat) and medical history (Ser Robert Strong is the reanimated corpse of Ser Gregor Clegane). In episode “Battle of the Bastards”—the fight between the armies of the Starks and the Boltons—we got to see writers D.B. Weiss and David Benioff showing off their military […]

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Board games have raised $265 million on Kickstarter, putting the fun in fundraiser

Geek & Sundry Posted on Jun 20, 2016 in Geek & Sundry

Kickstarter has been raising money for entrepreneurs and wannabes since 2009, funding such fascinating projects as an ostrich pillow and, um, potato salad. All told, Kickstarter has put the fun in fundraiser by raising $2.4 billion since its inception. And it turns out a large wedge of that cheddar comes from boardgames. According to News-Republic, crowds […]

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8 Strangely (Un)predictable Moments in Game of Thrones ‘Battle of the Bastards’

Geek & Sundry Posted on Jun 20, 2016 in Geek & Sundry

“Battle of the Bastards” is the penultimate episode in Game of Thrones’ season 6, and what a spectacle it was. Fans were treated to one of the most remarkable battle scenes on television, complete with scutums as an offensive weapon. But because this is television, and many of the events here have been set up […]

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9 Best Lines and Unspoken Moments in Game of Thrones ‘No One’

Geek & Sundry Posted on Jun 13, 2016 in Geek & Sundry

Game of Thrones has been bringing the pain and the joy for every episode in season 6. But some episodes are more quotable than others. The most recent episode, “No One,” was filled with some great one-liners–most of them delivered by the Hound. (In the case of Daenerys, she didn’t need to speak a word […]

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What’s up, Doc? Nine rabbits to test your videogame knowledge

Geek & Sundry Posted on Jun 7, 2016 in Geek & Sundry

How well do you know your digital bunnies? If you play a lot of games, you may have encountered one or two of them, innocently nibbling on the digital grass, perhaps laying in wait to cause some comic mischief when you least expect it. Some bunnies are more recognizable than others. Check out our quiz, […]

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7 Predictions We’re Making After Game of Thrones ‘The Broken Man’

Geek & Sundry Posted on Jun 6, 2016 in Geek & Sundry

Game of Thrones broke away from George R.R. Martin’s novels A Song of Ice and Fire long ago, so the past performance of the books does not guarantee future results. After the goings-on in episode 7, “The Broken Man,” I don’t know precisely where the story is headed. But I can make some educated guesses. […]

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