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Game of Thrones: Episode 4 "Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things"

BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
edited May 2011 in Singularity Engine++
THE COOLEST OPENING CREDITS EVER


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What is Game of Thrones?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PxLidxnAE8


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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Bale you have made a good OP, it is known

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I want to make out with whoever designed those credits, for serious

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  • NiryaNirya My name's Bo Rida and I'm here to sayRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I have this on the DVR, waiting to watch it.

    Also I want to bang that first girl. Just sayin.

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  • NechriahNechriah Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Balefuego wrote: »
    I want to make out with whoever designed those credits, for serious

    Yesss. That title sequence is fucking beautiful.

    On reflection, I think I'm more excited about it than anything else from the pilot because it's entirely new to someone who's read the books as many times as I have.

    I mean, the show was great but that title sequence is so wonderful that I can't stop gushing about it.

    EDIT: Music's nice too!

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  • BalefuegoBalefuego Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Someone mentioned it in the last thread, I think it was KalTorak?

    The rings around the sun in the opening credits depict the history of Westeros. The first ring shows a dragon breathing fire over the continent. The 2nd ring shows the same dragon wrestling with a stag, a lion, and a wolf. And then the 3rd ring shows the stag triumphant with the wolf and lion to either side of it.


    As if that shit wasn't already badass enough

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    The fact that the opening credits will be different for each episode gives me the weirdest boner

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  • VivixenneVivixenne Remember your training, and we'll be just fine. Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    The fact that the opening credits will be different for each episode gives me the weirdest boner

    yes, yes this

    I realized that this would be the case when I saw the opening credits for the first episode

    and I was just "holy shit that is AWESOME"

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Viv why do I feel like I haven't seen you post in forever and a damn day

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  • cabsycabsy the fattest rainbow unicorn Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    so this is making me want to re-read the series

    however I know I will also want to re-read them before DwD comes out

    oh god what do

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  • NechriahNechriah Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    So which locations are people most excited about seeing pop up in that wonderful clockwork-y style?

    I'm looking forward to Dragonstone and Harrenhal myself. It'll be nice to get an idea of the size of the latter compared to every other castle.

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  • VivixenneVivixenne Remember your training, and we'll be just fine. Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    Viv why do I feel like I haven't seen you post in forever and a damn day

    because you haven't :P

    I've not been around very much lately

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  • MVikingMViking Registered User
    edited April 2011
    Nechriah wrote: »
    So which locations are people most excited about seeing pop up in that wonderful clockwork-y style?

    I'm looking forward to Dragonstone and Harrenhal myself. It'll be nice to get an idea of the size of the latter compared to every other castle.

    The Eyrie, because mountaintop fortresses are sweet, and Braavos for the Titan.

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  • Lord DaveLord Dave Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Can I rent the DVDs yet?

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  • Metzger MeisterMetzger Meister Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    WHY DON'T I FUCKING HAVE HBO

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  • BucketmanBucketman Dyslexic Puppy Skraggle RockRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    is it Sunday yet?

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  • BrainleechBrainleech Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    WHY DON'T I FUCKING HAVE HBO

    Because Cheyenne Sucks
    I don't have it because I am not going to pay $50 a month just to see something I am going to buy when it comes out in DVD or whatever

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  • Metzger MeisterMetzger Meister Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    man cheyenne sucking has nothing to do with me not having hbo.

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  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    So, estimates on the tits per minute for episode 2?

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Five

    Five tpm

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  • GoatmonGoatmon I'm nodding. Is everyone else nodding?Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Wait, is Boromir in this?

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  • Metzger MeisterMetzger Meister Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    what was the TPM index number for the first show?
    yes i just made that up.

    edit: me and grey ghost are collaborating on a scientific system of measurements for TPM in any given media.

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Goatmon wrote: »
    Wait, is Boromir in this?

    Yep

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  • ProhassProhass Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    So I just watched this expecting a round the clock tit fest. Ive seen shows way worse, the amount of nudity was pretty standard. I mean the hanging tits in the wedding scene is no different from a strip bar in the Sopranos and the nudity and sex less than in Boardwalk Empire.

    Also I love the "Dothraki are just miscellaneous brown people! I mean what race are they??!? how racist HBO!" - Um, they are a desert/nomadic warrior tribe, consisting of other conquered tribes from other regions, not to mention the guards were from Pentos and not part of the Dothraki horde. Also Westeros is full of miscellaneous white people, outrageous.

    Someone also mentioned that it didnt appear that there were many at the wedding, the opening shot shows hundreds, if not thousands, this isnt a movie people, they cant spend 1 million+ on each effects shot.

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  • Lost SalientLost Salient if I give my soul will he stop my hands from shaking?Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Where is the odd tit coming from?

    Also I guess since this is happening, I should... finish the books or something, finally.

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  • Metzger MeisterMetzger Meister Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    well, obviously the American Standard Titties Over Time Measurement System, or TOTeMS, is not based on the actual numerical value of quantity of titties, but rather is a number determined by averaging the quality, quantity, frequency, and percentage of titties shown.

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  • GoatmonGoatmon I'm nodding. Is everyone else nodding?Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Damn those are some slick opening credits.

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  • NiryaNirya My name's Bo Rida and I'm here to sayRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I just finished the first episode. I've never read the books, but I have the strangest feeling that I will be buying them within a few days.

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  • TheLawinatorTheLawinator Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    First episode was really awesome, can't wait for the second.

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  • LegbaLegba Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I feel this should be in the new thread also:

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  • SolarSolar Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    So i am halfway into episode 1

    Damn Tyrion has the best first appearance ever

    Also Tyrion and Jaime's joking relationship is pretty cool just from that one scene. Tru bros.

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  • TheLawinatorTheLawinator Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    The dire wolf puppies were so cute.

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  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
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  • TurambarTurambar Avocado at law Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Their cuteness is very dire.

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I really like the opening to this, with the gears and the music and all

    Very nicely produced

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  • AvicusAvicus Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Reading the website, it says that Robert is the eldest in his family. I thought that that the whole point of the entire Stannis story is that Robert is the middle child and thus should serve his brother.

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  • RobchamRobcham Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I quite enjoyed this

    I was not expecting that much fucking and cursing in a fantasy based series

    I am quite intrigued

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  • Metzger MeisterMetzger Meister Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Avicus wrote: »
    Reading the website, it says that Robert is the eldest in his family. I thought that that the whole point of the entire Stannis story is that Robert is the middle child and thus should serve his brother.

    No, no.
    As far as I understand it, Robert is the eldest, and the youngest brother is... uh... Renly, I think.

    The gay one.

    Stannis was the middle child, which explains a fucking lot.

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  • SimBenSimBen Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Prohass wrote: »
    So I just watched this expecting a round the clock tit fest. Ive seen shows way worse, the amount of nudity was pretty standard. I mean the hanging tits in the wedding scene is no different from a strip bar in the Sopranos and the nudity and sex less than in Boardwalk Empire.

    Also I love the "Dothraki are just miscellaneous brown people! I mean what race are they??!? how racist HBO!" - Um, they are a desert/nomadic warrior tribe, consisting of other conquered tribes from other regions, not to mention the guards were from Pentos and not part of the Dothraki horde. Also Westeros is full of miscellaneous white people, outrageous.

    Someone also mentioned that it didnt appear that there were many at the wedding, the opening shot shows hundreds, if not thousands, this isnt a movie people, they cant spend 1 million+ on each effects shot.

    Actually those guards, with the spiked helmets, were Unsullied slaves from Astapor.

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  • KalTorakKalTorak Way up inside your butthole, Morty. WAAAAY up inside there.Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Just realized that the glowing thing with the rings around it in the title sequence is the sun over the clockwork land.

    Goddamnit I love this show.

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  • HandfalconHandfalcon Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Dox the PI wrote: »
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    Daaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwww

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