Quick Hits: Game updates, GRRM talks at TIFF, and more
- Atlus has released a new trailer showing the combat mechanics for the Game of Thrones RPG. Also A Podcast of Ice And Fire recently interviewed some Atlus reps about the game.
- Bigpoint showed off their free-to-play Game of Thrones MMORPG to journalists recently. MMORPG.com has some very positive impressions from this initial demo. IGN has a few more thoughts, and screenshots as well.
- Rittenhouse Archives has announced a series of Thrones trading cards, including cards signed by certain cast members.
- Kristian Nairn was at Wondercon this weekend and visited the Game of Thrones booth and… this was the result.
- Shadowlocked gives their top 10 most anticipated moments of season two (minor spoilers).
- George R. R. Martin gave a talk at the recent Thrones event in Toronto. Here it is in three parts, including Martin reading a bit of Winds of Winter at the end (although there are spoilers for all the books throughout): part 1, part 2, part 3.
- For more on “Game of Thrones: The Exhibition”, check out this video report from The Globe and Mail.
- Matt Zoller Seitz of Vulture wonders what Luck‘s cancellation in the face of a third horse death could mean for Game of Thrones.
- Speaking of horses dying, Conan Stevens addressed the recasting of Gregor at his official site. Basic gist: he would have loved to continue playing Gregor, but the production decided to go in a different direction. However, he is grateful for the opportunity they gave him and is open to returning in a future season, if they want him.