Game of Thrones - book & HBO miniseries

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Game of Thrones - book & HBO miniseries

Post by ALOberhoulser » Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:27 am

Has anyone either read the book or seen the first season of the series on HBO??

I never got around to reading the book, but am beginning to watch the series. I just thought I'd make a spot to chat about it if anyone has seen it or read the books (or both).

Wikipedia link

HBO:Game of Thrones page
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Post by Clemsy » Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:54 am

Saw the first episode. HBO teased me by airing on another channel. Was quite impressed.

My son is reading the series and is loving it.
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Post by Neoplato » Sat Nov 12, 2011 10:04 am

Ok...so why is the book and TV show so wonderful? How about a quick synopsis?
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Post by ALOberhoulser » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:29 pm

How about this, Neo?

How Game of Thrones‘ Dothraki Language Came to Be
The Dothraki language in Game of Thrones isn't some slopped-together, haphazard gibberish. As the NY Times tells it, it's a full-formed, logical vernacular put together by a linguistics expert inspired by languages such as Swahili and Estonian.
Season 2 trailers are out...

I've only watched the first 3 episodes so far, but I can say that it's a brilliantly built world - with some of the characters deserving of royalty, others, not so much :wink:
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