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game-of-thrones-fans-shocked-after-showrunners-admit-they-had-no-idea-what-they-were-doing-3876841 October 27th, 7:28pm October 27th, 7:28pm Palash Volvoikar24. Goan. Technology/Pop Culture journalist since 2013. Editor at Wiki of Thrones.

Game of Thrones was a well-liked shown for most of its run, with the backlash kicking in only towards the end of the show. Most of this criticism went towards the showrunners and creators of the show, David Benioff and Dan Weiss. The quality of writing declined, and while some thought the criticism was unfair, David and Dan might have just proved otherwise. Read on!

They recently did a panel at the Austin Film Festival revealing a lot of details about the show’s making that paints them as really incompetent showrunners, and the fans are shocked. Before we get into it, shoutout to Twitter user Needle & Pen (@ForArya) who attended the panel and tweeted out the details for the rest of us. Let’s take a look.

First off, they admitted to referring to online resources to aid their work, for the maps, because they were “geographically challenged”. That’s fair, but apparently that’s not all they referred to. The pair admitted to discovering Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo) in a fan casting:

They then discussed their early days with the concept, first off with their pitch to HBO, and then their meeting with George R. R. Martin:

Honestly, at this point, we don’t know either. They talked more about what a disaster the pilot was:

Dan went on to give us a metaphor about how bad they were at their job, and that HBO apparently had to push them into writing more scenes:

They also revealed that they let the actors’ personalities shape the characters, and compromised on faithfulness to the source by removing fantasy elements, even more, to try and expand the appeal to beyond the typical fantasy fans. Then there was a revelation that makes no sense:

Dan also admitted that he did not care for fan feedback, while David was upset by it. Their writing process also seemed to have been very unorganised:

There was a bit of highlight on the diversity problem in there, too, which has been highlighted before.

Now looking at this context, their whole run seems like a joke. A lot of the fans are really angry at this. They tweeted out their furious responses to the very baffling reveals that we got from David and Dan:

Welp. There’s no doubt that this Q&A is going to bring more hate to David and Dan than the show’s decline ever did. You might remember that David and Dan were supposed to appear at the San Diego Comic-Con 2019 panel for Thrones, but pulled out at the last moment. Makes sense now, doesn’t it?

What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below, and make sure you check out Needle & Pen (@ForArya) on Twitter for bringing this priceless content to the rest of the Game of Thrones fanbase!

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