Final Fantasy XIV’s Director Wants a Game of Thrones Collabo…But Only If the Books Are Done First

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Final Fantasy XIV—the second MMORPG in the long-running JRPG series laden with drama, swords, spells, and enough hair product to pollute multiple planetary biomes—is no stranger to crossovers. While so far they’ve mostly been with other games, its director has been thinking about another teamup he wants…with a very…

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Game of Thrones’ Final Season: A Definitive List of Everyone Who Lived or Died

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Our watch has ended, and now my walk of shame begins. The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones is over, and the final death count has been tallied (Valar Morghulis). We started off the season with so many characters. Some of them died, but others lived—frankly, way more than I expected.

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Drogon Knew

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The miraculous births of Daenerys’ dragons changed Game of Thrones’ balance of power and brought true magic back to the lands of Westeros and beyond. With the trio of mythical creatures by her side, Daenerys was all but certain that she would be able to claim the Iron Throne and revolutionize the Seven Kingdoms. And…

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George R.R. Martin Just Set a Very Peculiar Winds of Winter Deadline Threat for Himself

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Now that Game of Thrones is over for good, the focus is on when George R.R. Martin is finally going to complete his side of the story. Thanks to an airline’s offer to fly Martin out so he can have some peace and quiet to finish The Winds of Winter, he’s jokingly promised a deadline. If he doesn’t meet it, New Zealand…

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