Far from seeming like a cheap shovelware cash grab at Game of Thrones fans, the Song of Ice and Fire RPG lets you create a faction, lead your faction and fight for your rightful place on the Iron Throne. If you’re looking for something brand new in an RPG, this might be it.
The SoIaF rules start with a very simple basic mechanic that lets you get on with the business of plotting, betraying, and scheming. It then builds more complex systems on top of that mechanic, systems that dovetail with George R.R. Martin’s rich and often brutal world.
Emilia Clarke, “that hot naked dragon chick from Game of Thrones” cast as Sarah Connor in Terminator: Genesis
The next chapter in the Terminator movie franchise, Terminator: Genesis, will be hitting theaters in summer 2015, and leading the film will be Emilia Clarke, best known up to this point as Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones, also known to those who have never seen GoT as “that hot chick with the dragons that shows her boobs a lot”. Clarke will be playing Sarah Connor, mother of John Connor, the guy who saves humanity from the Terminator menace.
A couple days ago, author George RR Martin joined the legion of breathless Breaking Bad fans in heaping praise on the last season of the series. Martin, author of the Song of Ice and Fire trilogy that spawned Game of Thrones, is such a big fan, the series has inspired him to create an even more evil villain for Westeros, because as he said on his blog, “Walter White is a bigger monster than anyone in Westeros… I need to do something about that.”