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Locals capture first glimpse of a Stand-in for a Dragon on House of The Dragon set

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Getting Ready For House of The Dragon : Meet The Dragons – Part 2

Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon has created a huge hype amongst fantasy lovers. HBO is leaving no stones unturned in the marketing of the fantasy series. In the last few days, they’ve released several photos of some of the key characters in costume. The locals at Cornwall have done their part as well, leaking a few pictures of the filming every now and then. However, it is a well-known fact fans are the most hyped up about one expected element – the Targaryen dragons. The show promises to provide the audience with a larger number of dragons, and we can’t wait to see them all.

Last week, locals at Cornwall spotted the crew filming at one of the sites. And it seemed a lot like a stand-in for one of the dragons. It looked a lot similar to how dragons were filmed in crucial scenes on Game of Thrones. Check it out yourself!

Game of Thrones actors had to use a lot of imagination when it came to acting alongside the dragons. Picture yourself acting in front of someone waving a ball on a stick at you pretending it is a fearsome flying fire-breathing dragon.

House of the Dragon will have a lot of dragons, far more than Game of Thrones. Which dragon do you think they are filming in the Tweet? Talk to us in the comments below!







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Game of Thrones’ Digital Board Game Has A New DLC That Makes You Wanna Play As A Bolton

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Game of Thrones’ Digital Board Game Has A New DLC That Makes You Wanna Play As A Bolton

A Game of Thrones: The Board Game has successfully incorporated the elements of the fantasy show into a video game. The game launched its mobile version recently. Last month, it released a new DLC that makes you want to play as a Bolton.

The DLC is called A Dance With Dragons, named after the fifth novel in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books. Just like in the books (and later seasons of the show) this new mode of play reflects a change of power in Westeros. Lannister players begin with control of King’s Landing, Baratheons are on the Wall and have Jon Snow on their team, and the Boltons control House Stark. The flow of gameplay itself is also dramatically changed, giving players only six rounds to conquer the most territories or lose the Game of Thrones.

You can still choose House Stark in the Dance With Dragons expansion, but their deck is now stacked with characters from House Bolton. Fans will remember that dark period when the Boltons took over Winterfell, where Ramsay Bolton tortured Sansa Stark and broke Theon until he turned into Reek. Ramsay and Reek feature as playable cards, and together they make a deadly combo.

Ramsey comes at a solid three power and can have four power if Reek is in your hand. Having Reek around also lets him kill three enemy units. That’s a brutal move that pretty much ensures you’ll rip a territory from enemy hands without fear of reprisal. Reek, who has zero attack, lets you return Ramsey from the discard to your hand. Furthermore, if you lose that battle (which you will because of zero power), you get to return Reek to your hand instead of discarding him. So if you play it well, you can keep cycling Ramsay and Reek for several rounds in a row.

So, watch out for this deadly combo! And tell us what you think about the game in the comments below!







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‘Fire Cannot Kill A Dragon’ is now available in Paperback Edition

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Game of Thrones was one of the biggest hits of the 21st century. The fantasy epic that went on for almost a decade still has a massive fan following. No wonder HBO has opted to expand the Game of Thrones universe with the help of prequel shows such as House of The Dragon. However, there were many behind-the-screen secrets from the show that still remain a mystery. Entertainment Weekly Editor James Hibberd attempted to bring them to public eyes with his book Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon. The book is now available in the paperback edition.

'Fire Cannot Kill A Dragon' is now available in Paperback Edition

Last October, Dutton released Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Official Untold Story of the Epic Series, an excellent tell-all book all about HBO’s landmark fantasy drama. The book is filled with hundreds of great interviews with cast and crew, studio executives and others associated with the show. A paperback version of the book went on sale Tuesday, June 8.

The book is a wonderful resource for any Game of Thrones fans. It traces the history of the show from the early days when creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss tried to sell HBO on a story that was supposed to be unfilmable. Through the initial stumbles of the original, unseen pilot episode. It provides many perspectives on the show’s biggest episode. And a look at the show’s divisive final season; and finally a preview of the TV shows to come.

Have you read the book? Tell us what you think about it in the comments below!







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Maisie Williams says People who aren’t Feminists should be called Sexist

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Maisie Williams says People who aren’t Feminists should be called Sexist

The showrunners of Game of Thrones used it as a platform to project atrocities against women that even occur to this day. Game of Thrones showcased some of the most powerful and strong female characters on-screen. From Daenerys, Cersei to Arya and Sansa, they are an inspiration to feminists all around the world. However, there’s not a single notion of feminism, for different people it means different things. Recently, The Female Lead, a feminist front, released a quote from Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams. And it has caused quite a stir on the internet.

The statement reads as follows: “I feel like we should stop calling feminists ‘feminists’ and just start calling people who aren’t feminist ‘sexist’. You’re either a normal person or a sexist.”

Her Game of Thrones co-star Carice van Houten posted the quote on her Facebook story in support of her. Carice played Melisandre on Game of Thrones. However, the reactions generated on the internet were quite dissimilar.

Maisie Williams says People who aren’t Feminists should be called Sexist

One follower on Twitter wrote, “No. This assumes that all liberties sought by feminist efforts are now achieved & are “common sense” This assumes that feminist & sexist are understood terms. It assumes the conversation about societal morality is over EVERYwhere, cos it’s been won SOMEwhere. The work is not done.”

Another said, “Yes!!!! I’ve been saying this! We shouldn’t need to identify as being a feminist. By doing so we are simply saying “I’m not a dick by the way.”

What do you think of Maisie Williams’ statement? Do you agree with her? What are your ideas about Feminism? Talk to us in the comments below!







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