There was no Wikia Game of Thrones panel at NYCC 2015 this year. I happen to live in the New York City area so I didn't need to pay for transportation, but even so, on my own I could only afford a Saturday one-day pass. This meant I missed the other Thrones events entirely, including the main panel. I also missed meeting David J. Peterson or seeing his language panels.
Nonetheless I was able to meet Finn Jones (Loras Tyrell) and Keisha Castle-Hughes (Obara Sand) at the autograph section. I came at a slow point and there was no line, so I was able to talk with both of them for a combined 20 minutes (they were seated next to each other). I said, "Hi, I'm one of the Administrators from Game of Thron…
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New York Comic-Con 2015 starts today, Thursday, and extends through the weekend.
To my knowledge there are no Wikia-sponsored Game of Thrones events as there were last year:
I actually live in New York City (in fact once a week on my way to class I walk past HBO headquarters and the HBO store, at Bryant Park)...however (despite holding a Master's Degree in medieval History) I am unfortunately an unemployed student at the moment, so I couldn't afford full weekend tickets. I was only able to get a one day ticket for Saturday.
I did try to independently submit my own fan panels but they were rejected (I took my notes from one of them and basically rewrote them on here as the "Gender and Sexuality" article series so …Read more >
Update from Wikia staff, February 2016: The app is currently unavailable for both iPhone and Android, but we're working on bringing them back for both systems. We'll put them back up as soon as our negotiations with those who hold the rights to Game of Thrones are done!
- Time to go mobile...
NEW for Season 5:
Game of Thrones Wiki now has a Mobile App!
FREE to download!
Tired of waiting to check Game of Thrones Wiki updates on your bulky laptop during viewing parties?
Now you can much more easily browse our guide pages for new Season 5 episodes, in the palm of your hand! Read through our guide's story notes and behind the scenes information during rewatches!
Or, read Game of Thrones Wiki on the patio, in the car, or on the boat!
Browse the wiki while snu…
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Entertainment Weekly has a big spread on Season 5.
WatchersOnTheWall.com has a full report on it with notes: http://watchersonthewall.com/hbo-wants-more-than-seven-seasons-of-game-of-thrones-new-inside-information-on-season-5/
I have also fully read an illegally scanned copy, though I thought it would be inappropriate to just link to it. Mostly I just read this to confirm or expand upon some points that WOTW.com made, clarifying some issues. (I don't really pay for things - I am after all, a starving unemployed Historian holding only a Master's Degree in Medieval History).
Be that as it may, I made this list to summarize all points of note -- a lot of the other stuff is just "Isn't Season 5 amazing?!" without real content.