Game of Thrones’ David Peterson Discusses Using Language to Help Create the World of Ice and Fire

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Game of Thrones is finally back for its eighth and final season, and with it comes a journey back into one of the show’s coolest non-dragon elements: Its use of language. David J. Peterson has spent years crafting the Dothraki and High Valyrian languages for Game of Thrones, and may or may not have been approached…

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Game of Thrones’ New Opening Credits Show How Dire Things Have Become in Westeros

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Each season of Game of Thrones has featured an animated opening credits sequence that provide an excellent overview of the general state of the show’s universe. The sequences have shifted and evolved from season to season, but the new opening that debuted during for the season eight premiere was so drastically…

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Game of Thrones Returns With No Time to Spare (Literally)

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It’s taken nearly two years, but the game is finally entering its final round. Last night’s long-awaited eighth season premiere was full of moments fans have been dying to see since the series began, and it advanced the story with ruthless efficiency towards its epic conclusion, too. So why did it feel so…

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Game of Thrones Language Builder David Peterson Is Working on Denis Villeneuve’s Dune

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The man who crafted the languages of Essos for HBO’s Game of Thrones is heading to Arrakis. Dothraki and Valyrian language builder David J. Peterson is doing language work for Denis Villeneuve’s highly-anticipated Dune. Now, how do you say “the spice must flow” in High Valyrian?

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George R.R. Martin Says There May Be ‘Discrepancies’ Between the Game of Thrones Finale and His Books

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Yes, George R.R. Martin is still working on The Winds of Winter. Yes, that means A Dream of Spring will come eventually. But before that happens, we’re getting the eighth and final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones. What will this spoil for fans of the A Song of Ice and Fire series? Hopefully: not everything.

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