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Game of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman defends showrunners against Online Criticism

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The 17th of April this year marked the 10-year-anniversary of Game of Thrones. The fantastical drama managed to keep the audience hooked for nearly a decade, until the last season. Showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss were widely criticized by critics and audience who felt the ending was rushed. Many blamed them for being greedy, for pursuing a Star Wars project that was later scrapped. Amongst all the renewed controversy, thanks to the anniversary, Game of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman stood tall for the showrunners.

Cogman wrote on Twitter, “So, I’ll just say this and this is all I’ll say:

Yep, the showrunners are ultimately responsible for the stuff you hated… But the showrunners (and I PROMISE you this is true, cuz I was there) are ultimately responsible for the stuff you loved.”

So, I’ll just say this and this is all I’ll say:

Yep, the showrunners are ultimately responsible for the the stuff you hated…

But the showrunners (and I PROMISE you this is true, cuz I was there) are ultimately responsible for the stuff you loved.

— Bryan Cogman (@cogman_bryan) April 14, 2021

The show look and sound and feel amazing? All hired by, empowered by and in constant creative collaboration WITH the showrunner. That amazing moment from the book you loved? Every last second of that moment from adaptation to execution painstakingly supervised by the showrunner..”

the show look and sound and feel amazing? All hired by, empowered by and in constant creative collaboration WITH the showrunner. That amazing moment from the book you loved? Every last second of that moment from adaptation to execution painstakingly supervised by the showrunner..

— Bryan Cogman (@cogman_bryan) April 14, 2021

Cogman went on to bash the critics and said, “Mm. Responding by listing the stuff you hated? Completely missing the point.”

The heated debate has taken place over and over in the past. There was also a recent incident where fans all over social media were once again demanding a season 8 remake. It was sparked by the following post from the official Game of Thrones Twitter handle on account of the Iron Anniversary.

Winter is coming.

— Game of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) April 14, 2021

What do you think about the everlasting debate? Talk to us in the comments below!

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Innovative minds can be found in the most unexpected of places. The motivation to build something different often arises from an idea one loves dearly. Minecraft is one of the most popular games currently, where you can show off your creative ideas. One particular Minecraft server, Westeroscraft, is dedicated to building stuff related to the world of Game of Thrones. After months of hard work, they have finally managed to create their own Westeros inside the game. And it seriously looks amazing!

Below you’ll find a selection of recent tweets from Westeroscraft, providing some great images and explanations of what is being shown:

[Vikary, Bandallon, Ashwood, Gallowsgrey] pic.twitter.com/tGoLi9i9LF

— WesterosCraft (@WesterosCraft) December 31, 2020

“Gold had made House Lannister rich; trade made it even richer.”

Lannisport, the largest city in the Westerlands, sits along the coast of the Sunset Sea where the Gold Road, Ocean Road, and River Road [email protected] #GameOfThrones #ASOIAF #Minecraft #Minecraftbuilds pic.twitter.com/R0V3qhFd6b

— WesterosCraft (@WesterosCraft) April 12, 2021

The Tor, the seat of House Jordayne in Dorne#GameOfThrones #ASOIAF #Minecraft #Minecraftbuilds pic.twitter.com/Xo1jpAXZe2

— WesterosCraft (@WesterosCraft) April 5, 2021

The official Westeroscraft Twitter account shared yet another screenshot of the work-in-progress Westeroscraft server. There, Minecraft fans who love A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones are recreating Westeros block by block, and the results are truly impressive as the images and videos linked at their official wiki show. We can’t imagine how many hours of work have gone into it!

Last week, One particular Game of Thrones fan created one of the most amazing dioramas of a medieval mini-alley in their bookshelf. It was like peering right into Westeros.

Would you like to play or create something on this Minecraft server? Tell us what you’d like to build or add in the comments below!

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Fantasy has always been everyone’s favourite mode of escape from problems of real life. Be it the vastness of space or the mystical land of dragons, they have kept fans hooked for decades. George Lucas, the man responsible for making Star Wars a household name, celebrated his 77th birthday on 14th this month. And he himself is a great fan of fantastical worlds, as evident from his great love for Game of Thrones. He once visited the set of the highly popular TV show during the filming of the 8th season.

He could have [made a cameo], with the beard!” joked Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth). “That’s not a bad idea. We should have stuck him in.” It was surely a fun experience, having this cinema icon on the set of a show that had become pretty iconic himself. Game of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman made sure to get a picture with George, and shared it on his birthday.

Happy Birthday George Lucas!

Here’s a reminder of the most exciting showbiz meeting/photo of your long and storied career: pic.twitter.com/skxjtIjcfA

— Bryan Cogman (@cogman_bryan) May 14, 2021

George Lucas has a history of showing up on various film and TV sets, whether they’re related to something he created or not. But one thing is for sure, the universe he created and his legacy will entertain the audience for generations to come.

The Star Wars creator deserves all our praise for the amazing world he has created. Send in your best wishes for George in the comments below!

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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!

Novo vídeo das gravações de House of the Dragon hoje na Holywell Bay Beach!

Mais fotos nos comentários 👇 pic.twitter.com/j2qo14Cwjd

— House of The Dragon Brasil (@HOTDBr) May 4, 2021

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!