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What are the best resources to learn about Game of Thrones?

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    Tyler Murray
    Written on April 15, 2018
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      Ishan Rodrigues
      Written on June 3, 2017
      "I'm a huge Game of Thrones TV series fan and these last months, as we were waiting for Season 7 to air, I decided to give the books a try. I bought this book and I was able to understand better the stories I'd watched on TV and also got to explore the fantasy realm with ease."
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      Bryan Willis
      Written on April 12, 2017
      "I think A Wiki of Ice and Fire is a very good solution. The solution is a direct link which provides an overview of the conflict that exists in the Game of Thrones. It provides an identification of the factions involved and circumstances."
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      Stephen Spencer
      Written on February 7, 2017
      "I wanted to get into Game of Thrones like everyone else. Problem is, I was so far behind. With Interactive Game of Thrones Map with Spoilers control I was able to see where each of the actors in the series went about their storyline. Utilizing the books and the show, this was a great tool to invest in so that you can get caught up to speed with things you may have missed."
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      Sharon Russell
      Written on April 10, 2017
      "The books are a must read for any fan of show of Game of Thrones. This book set is not a quick resource to look back on relationships, kingdoms, and timelines, however. I would look elsewhere, such as wikipedia, for a quick overview of specific information or a refresher."
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      Willie Morales
      Written on April 17, 2017
      "I wanted to catch up on Game of Thrones and I found "Mastering the Game of Thrones: Essays on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire" through a Google search. It has an abundance of tools to help me catch up."
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      Amber Miller
      Written on May 11, 2017
      "The foremost wiki about Game of Thrones, you won't get much better than Wiki of Thrones for finding things out and keeping them actively straight as the series comes to a close. Just be wary of unmarked spoilers if you've fallen behind and missed some episodes!"
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      Cynthia Grant
      Written on February 11, 2017
      "I was given this as a gift to read by a friend who's been trying to get me into Game of Thrones. I was reluctant to read it just because I'm not that into the story. It is an interesting source of facts. I would recommend if you're already into Game of Thrones. I have a feeling though if you're like me and just don't get the hype, it won't be of much interest to you too."
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      Roger Richardson
      Written on May 4, 2017
      "I learned most of the plot from Watchers on the Wall. The whole community was very helpful to me and my concerns about the show. I visit this site everyday for new lore about the show."
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      Mildred Soto
      Written on September 27, 2017
      "A series of books that EXPLAINS Game of Thrones; count me in! While after every episode I head straight to the internet to find out what everyone knows and all of the predictions they have made this series lays out the whole TV show and combines the pieces for you. It will be a great read after finishing the series before you re watch it."
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      Lucy Mao
      Written on May 21, 2017
      "I am a huge fan of Game of Thrones, and this was one of the best things I bought. It is just filled with stories and behind the scenes material. I absolutely love this audio book."
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      Shirley Collins
      Written on July 4, 2017
      "I love the concept of this book. The author has taken details from the Game of Thrones series and used them to generate a larger history of the region. It combines a classic history novel with modern fantasy. It allows fans to explore the world with more depth and knowledge. Very interesting read!"
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      Harini Mehra
      Written on March 11, 2017
      "The Ultimate Game of Thrones and Philosophy: You Think or Die (Popular Culture and Philosophy) is well, just what it says it is, the Ultimate Game of Thrones Guide! I've found no other book that compares to this one in terms of in depth knowledge and expertise. I can watch the show ten times over and not nearly know the show as this book teaches."
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      Ethan Cunningham
      Written on June 30, 2017
      "I love Game of Thrones, and I like the writings of George R. R. Martin. I wanted to know more about him and his books, and Wikipedia didn't have enough information. That's when I happened upon this site through a Google search. This site has all the info I would ever want, and I frequently come back to read from this page."
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      Ignacio Suárez
      Written on June 13, 2017
      "Thank goodness for Tower of the Hand! George R. R. Martin's 'A son of Ice and Fire' is complicated enough to follow; the books have an excess of intricate details spilling over. Even the show's require you to remember minuscule events from time to time. This allows me the ability to have the information at my fingertips, and keep up with any confusion I might encounter."
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      Ralph Kelly
      Written on March 22, 2017
      "I'm almost positive this is the official site for Game of Thrones. Even if it isn't this is full of information, links to learn more and merch if you're into that sort of thing. A fantastic resource."
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      Gabriela Duarte
      Written on April 6, 2017
      "I'm always on the look out for good Game Of Thrones resources. Winter is Coming is my definite go to. They always have the latest news about the series and I love being able to keep up to date."
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      Adam Cox
      Written on May 20, 2017
      "Since it has been becoming more popular, I wanted to learn more about Game of Thrones. While looking for resources to learn about Game of Thrones, I came across "A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook" and this book is great. It has a bunch of recipes from the show where you can make them in real life. Although it doesn't teach me a lot, it's a very well-done book."
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      Liliana Cervantes
      Written on May 9, 2017
      "It's a quick, entertaining 7 minute guide to Game of Thrones. As a newbie, I found it interesting, but also very confusing. It's a good start to understanding the series, but would need to be considered just a starting point and not all one would need to understand GoT."
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      Jeremy Fox
      Written on April 24, 2017
      "You can easily catch up on highlights from the show on this Youtube page. They have loads of content to check out. It may not be the best source for learning about every little detail, but you can get a good idea of things you may have missed out on or go back and watch some of your favorite clips."
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      Thomas Carpenter
      Written on January 31, 2017
      "Really wanting to learn more about Game of Thrones, I started searching for resources to learn about Game of Thrones. I came across this Youtube channel called, "GoT Academy". This had very interesting videos with very unique viewpoints about the show. It really gives you a new perspective and teaches you a lot."
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      Leonardo Rosas
      Written on April 24, 2017
      "This is a great one-stop-shop resource to learn about Game of Thrones. I read numerous character entries and various locations and battles from this Wiki. I feel that I learned more about Game of Thrones in the half hour I spent reading from this Wiki than I did search about GoT on Google."
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      Wayne Bishop
      Written on April 20, 2017
      "Game of Thrones is complicated. There are hundreds of characters, tons of history, and tons of relationships. It can be hard to follow, especially from year to year or even week to week. For the rest of us, there's the Viewer's Guide - get the most out of this spectacular show with clear and informative explanations of the settings, characters, histories, and extra information. A must-have!"
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      Madison Riley
      Written on March 11, 2017
      "People at my work cannot stop talking about Game of Thrones. I have never watched or read it so I felt I should find out what they were all talking about and if it would interest me. A Blog of Thrones is a great blog that has shown me about the hype. Maybe I will start watching this summer."
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      Gilberto Morán
      Written on March 23, 2017
      "This blog is a great resource for finding more about Game of Thrones. It has information about the politics and history in the books and shows, and discusses how things work in Westeros and Essos. The blog features a very in-depth analysis of individual chapters and characters, and is very detailed. The blog also recommends other blogs and websites for even more information, and is overall a great way to learn more about Game of Thrones."
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      Julia Brooks
      Written on May 13, 2017
      "If you are a Game of Thrones fan like and want to know everything about everything game of thrones, then Den of Geek is a must visit site for you. I like how all that I want to know and am interested in is available in one place in one click."
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      Lauren Turner
      Written on July 16, 2017
      "They are just trying to capitalize on the show. It looks like some clips and clip art thrown together as well as a few show quotes. I don't see how a Game of Thrones "social media site" is of any use to any one."
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      Brandon Hill
      Written on April 27, 2017
      "I quickly ran into a problem while watching Game of thrones, and even more so when I started reading the books. There is tooo many characters to learn about, too many houses to remember and just so much important information to keep track of. There were scenes that I knew were big, but their grandiosity fell flat because I didn't recognize the key characters at first (the Red Wedding for example, who is this Bolton guy?). After searching a bit, I found this Guide and it helped incredibly with my understanding on connected details. It was also very easy to look up things I wasn't sure about. Most importantly it had pictures of faces and who's related to who. This was key, since most of the drama is family & Royal houses drama. Now I can quickly use this resource so every big scene that makes me think 'What just happened to Whom?', I can quickly look it up and be in the know!"
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      Walter Perkins
      Written on April 5, 2017
      "This app seems pretty cool, it's like an indexed reference guide of the series. There are even maps that aren't available in the major books. It does not require you to buy the main series books - while it is about them, it does not sell them."
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      María Acevedo
      Written on November 6, 2017
      "I don't think this page specifically would tell you about all things Game of Thrones but the website itself that it is linked to would help you on your search. Although I still do not think it is the best available as its more related to asking questions and speaking on the topics. I would highly recommend http://gameofthrones.wikia.com/wiki/Game_of_Thrones_Wiki."
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      Jonathan Richardson
      Written on November 5, 2017
      "A lot of people want to see Sandor and Gregor battle. It would be a great ending to a season. They are evenly matched. It would be an epic fight."
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      Arina Katrycheva
      Written on February 19, 2018
      "These infographics are a great way to refresh memory of the events happening in the 6th season."

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    Summary

    Best resources to learn about Game of Thrones
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones Books 651 Paid
    2 A Wiki of Ice and Fire Websites 599 Free
    3 Interactive Game of Thrones Map with Spoilers Control Websites 580 Free
    4 A Song of Ice and Fire Books 548 Paid
    5 Mastering the Game of Thrones: Essays on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire Books 525 Paid
    6 Wiki of Thrones Websites 507 Free
    7 Winter is Coming: The Medieval World of Game of Thrones Books 483 Paid
    8 Watchers on the Wall Websites 453 Free
    9 Inside HBO's Game of Thrones Books 424 Paid
    10 History of Westeros Other 399 Free
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