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Prep Yourself for GAME OF THRONES Season 4

When it comes to emotionally steeling oneself for an episode HBO’s epic series Game of Thrones, it’s every man, woman, and child for themselves—that is, if it’s even possible to adequately prepare yourself for the potential deluge of feelings. Prepping for Season 4, however—ex. re-watching Seasons 1-3, reviewing recaps, and poring over trailers for any/every hint of what’s to come—now that is something I can help you with….
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Watch HBO2’s #TakeTheThrone Marathon

60 hours. 3 seasons. 1 throne.

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© 2014 HBO

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Peruse HBO’s Game of Thrones Viewer’s Guide

Need a quick reminder of who is what to whom and why? Check out the Game of Thrones Viewer’s Guide for family/House trees, character bios, episode recaps, and exclusive video content.

GAME OF THRONES – Viewer’s Guide

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Check out the new Google Play Info Cards, accessible while watching Game of Thrones on your tablet or phone
[Press Release, Google & YouTube Communications & Public Affairs (March 26, 2014)]

How it works: When you’re watching an episode on your tablet or phone, simply press pause and cards will pop up with information about actors on screen. You can tap on an actor’s face to learn more about him, like his age, place of birth, his character on the show, and his recent work, or scroll through the info cards to learn more about the episode or soundtrack. When you resume the episode, the cards will disappear.

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Source: Google & YouTube, Communications and Public Affairs

Google Play – GAME OF THRONES Info Cards, Digital Exclusive + Book Deals

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New Zealand’s SKY TV #bringdowntheking
[Press Release, Giant Media (April 2, 2014)]

When the city is under siege, he cowers with the women.
As the food withers away, he orders one lavish wedding after another.
As winter approaches, the city has few friends.
We are cold. We are wet.
The wolves are at the door and a sadistic child sits on the throne.
He does not listen to the voice of his people. Let us make him hear it.

In anticipation for the new series of the world’s most popular show reaches fever pitch, SKY TV New Zealand have decided the time has come to give the people the one thing they all want – the chance to bring down King Joffrey and make him pay for his wrongs.

On April 3, Aucklanders will be surprised to find a giant 7m statue of Joffrey in their largest public square. As the statue gains attention in real life and online, a large, medieval winch will be attached to the statue, with a rope around Joffrey’s neck, along with the appearance of the hashtag #bringdowntheking.

From there, fans who’ve had enough of Joffrey’s nonsense can use the tag #bringdowntheking, and with each use of it, the rope will pull tighter around Joffrey’s head. It takes millions of voices to bring down a king, so anyone who wants to see him get his comeuppance is encouraged to lend their voice.

www.bringdowntheking.com

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Declare Your Allegiance with Made to Measure Blinds UK – Game of Thrones Blinds

With only days to go until season 4 of Game of Thrones hits our screens, fans everywhere are bracing themselves to find out what will happen next in Westeros. After the shocking Red Wedding towards the end of last season, the new series promises to keep us on the edge of our seats. So, to celebrate the return of our favourite fantasy series we’ve created some Game of Thrones inspired blinds. With designs based on the sigils of the 9 Great Houses, it’s time to show your allegiance!

Available House designs: Arryn, Baratheon, Greyjoy, Lannister, Martell, Stark, Targaryen, Tully, and Tyrell.

Made to Measure Blinds UK – GAME OF THRONES Blinds

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Watch (& Re-Watch) the Game of Thrones Season 4 Trailers

Watch the first Season 4 Trailer below. Then head to the GAME OF THRONES YouTube Channel for additional trailers and exclusive behind-the-scenes content.

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Relive Screen Invasion’s 2013 Game of Thrones Week

Check out the #GOTInvasion for: the Screen Invasion Team’s favorite GoT characters, relationships, and S1-3 episodes; a Book vs. TV Series feature; an interactive map of the Realm; words of wisdom from the ladies of GoT; and a special Game of Thrones drinking game! (Please drink responsibly.)

GAME OF THRONES Week Archives – Screen Invasion

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HBO’s Game of Thrones returns for Season 4 on Sunday, April 6 at 9|8c.

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Connect with Game of Thrones:
@GameOfThrones....Facebook....G+....Instagram....Pinterest....Tumblr....YouTube

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Have other Game of Thrones S4 prep plans? Share them in the comments below!
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