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Game of Thrones
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Posted 19 April 2011 - 08:42 AM

Yeah if I remember correctly there wasn't much magic at all.

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 08:50 AM

Less magic, more mythology. The Wall & Beyond is fairly magical, and the Maester story lines include some stuff that eludes to magic. Oh, and the Faceless Sect, but that isn't until much later in the books, and who knows how far this will go. If they wrap up each book in a season (which is doubtful), then it COULD happen. We will see. Either way, there is a lot of fodder for the show, almost too much. I imagine the screen writers will have to do a fare bit of trimming to make it work.

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 08:58 AM

Watched, i hope there's more magic and less drama.


I am of the opposite opinion. There are certain fantasy elements, but I don't think there is any magic in Martin's books, if there is then it's minor. It's all about the intrigue and drama. Sword & sorcery fantasy is gay anyways. Stick to your cartoons, dude.


intrigue, is another word for soapy drama.

+ if they keep things flowing and don't trim the budget, i'll stick with it. we'll see.

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 08:59 AM

i liked the bits where the women took their clothes off

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 09:01 AM

Yeah, they hired some nice naked ladies.

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 09:01 AM

Less magic, more mythology. The Wall & Beyond is fairly magical, and the Maester story lines include some stuff that eludes to magic. Oh, and the Faceless Sect, but that isn't until much later in the books, and who knows how far this will go. If they wrap up each book in a season (which is doubtful), then it COULD happen. We will see. Either way, there is a lot of fodder for the show, almost too much. I imagine the screen writers will have to do a fare bit of trimming to make it work.


I believe that the idea is to cover one book per season and with Martin's involvement it could be possible.

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 09:35 AM

so far it seems like Lord of the Rings without the action scenes.

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 02:41 PM

I have quite a bit of faith in this show now

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 11:24 PM

It's been renewed for a second season too. Seems like HBO is going balls out with this one.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 02:06 PM

23-year-old Michael Podniestrzanski arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery because of a "altercation" over the new HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 03:02 PM

i really like to watch the game of throns, it has me always on the edge of my seat

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 03:52 PM

23-year-old Michael Podniestrzanski arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery because of a "altercation" over the new HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones.

man i can believe it, i've been watching it with a few other people, all of whom have read the books, and the arguments they get into are fucking heated, it's ridiculous. plus they've spoiled like everything for me.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 04:32 PM

Loving it. Even though King Robert does fucking awful Tesco adverts over here.

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 04:47 PM

Second episode was good. Really wish they would have cut out Dinklage's shit accent though.

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 11:39 AM

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 12:23 PM

Second episode was good. Really wish they would have cut out Dinklage's shit accent though.


I haven't seen the second episode yet, but those that had seen the whole series said it was the weakest episode. And yes, Dinklage half-assed accent bugged me in the first episode, but how many dwarf actors are there that have some acting chops?

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 01:31 PM

Just biked in to say Boromir = The Tuss

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Posted 01 May 2011 - 08:38 PM

yeah, I am loving the shit out of this!

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Posted 02 May 2011 - 07:29 AM

maybe because i was really fuckin high but the second ep seemed odd to me. i started re-reading a game of thrones just before it started to air so i guess i'm finding the switching from scene to scene quite jolting. unavoidable, i know, considering the amount of book each ep has to cover.

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 07:18 AM

so i started reading the books and got hooked on them, just started the third book.

i think the show makes more sense having read them. yeah they change some stuff but it still works.
my only gripe with what they've altered is i thought ser rodrik shaving his crazy-ass sideburnsbeard because he kept puking all up in it was a hilarious touch, they completely glossed over that on the show. HOW DARE THEY

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 07:37 AM

Not a big fan of how they depict the Maester's chains, but whatever. Now I am nitpicking. Good third episode.

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 08:01 AM

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Surely I'm not the only one who immediately went there.

but puzzlingly, in the book he's described as "bald... with a great beak of a nose"
i prefer the fro, though. leave the baldness to varys.

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Posted 06 May 2011 - 08:06 AM

Mmmmm.. Daenerys Targaryen.

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Posted 12 May 2011 - 03:10 PM

watched all 4 episodes so far last night. very engrossing show.
i wouldnt read books about this kind of thing but i like the show

its weird recongising all the actors from other things.

the king was in the full monty!
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the dwarf was liz lemons boyfriend in 30 rock
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^^ best i could find

sean bean was lady chatterleys lover
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lets see what else....





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this guy was out of a different show it seemed.
it felt like league of gentlemen for a few seconds.



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