Do you read most books? Are you a book reader type of person? If so probably begin via the books? If not the show?You can always read the book first, then watch the first season (or the other way around) and relying on what you liked much better then you could proceed on that means.I"ve constantly been a fan of watching the movie/show of a thing first and also then analysis the book. I feel like (through a great movie) I acquire my maximum emotional appeal out of the film suffer and the book is an excellent "but additionally THIS was happening as well." But that"s simply how my brain works.I likewise hear tell the later season of the present diverged sufficient from the publications they aren"t specifically the exact same anymore.

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There are a lot, much better publications to spfinish your time through. A Game of Thrones is pretty great however each book gets significantly worse. Just watch the display.


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#3nickhead

I watched the first two seasons initially (had never heard of the books) then read them all automatically and also finimelted as much as book 5 before seakid 3 aired. I really liked reading first and seeing exactly how the show differs - still choose the present too. I was trying to wait to read Winds before watching this past seachild but I couldn"t wait. Since the present is diverging I"m still super pumped for the book.

I suggest doing both if you have the time/interemainder.


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#4 Edited By csl316

If you carry out both, most likely books initially. In the show, tright here are SO MANY CHARACTERS. If I didn"t have actually my book friends to assist me through, I would"ve been so lost. I honestly had actually my messenger open as I watched episodes until perhaps seachild 3 (and also even then, I had questions).

At the incredibly leastern, could be worth analysis the first one to learn the major players and also the people.


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I"d definitely review with the books initially.


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#6Humanity

For me reading initially is constantly better. I"m way also far right into the display now to start reading the publications though, and because the storylines are diverging anymeans it"s moot suggest by currently.


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#7SSully

I say the books, at leastern as much as 3. After the 3rd book the high quality dips a lot.


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hunkulese said:

There are much, a lot much better books to spfinish your time via. A Game of Thrones is pretty great however each book gets progressively worse. Just watch the show.


Nailed it


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hunkulese: The display gets really bad in the later periods also. The OC personalities are straight out of Xena the Warrior Princess and also the CGI additionally. That and also the books" problem of going from character actions dictating the plot to plot dictating character actions still exists. The show likewise suffers a lot more strongly from vital characters dying than the books.

I"d a lot quite recommfinish analysis the publications and completely skipping the show than vice versa.


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#10cat_herder

I"d say be honest via yourself about if you actually intend to read the publications, it"s a vast time commitment. If you gain reading absolutely go through the books initially. If you have actually a job/task that permits it I also very recommend the audio-books as well, they"re exceptionally well narrated.

If you understand in your heart of hearts that you"re going to have actually a difficult time sitting about and also dedicating that many type of hours to analysis the books then simply hop into the present.


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#11 Edited By newmoneytrash

I don"t think it matters really, yet it can be a small harder to commit to the publications if you currently know what"s going on


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#12ripelivejam
hunkulese said:

Tbelow are much, a lot better publications to spend your time through. A Game of Thrones is pretty excellent however each book gets increasingly worse. Just watch the show.


Matter of opinion. The display has actually never got to the nuance of character or depth that the publications have; granted it is a different beast. But they"ve adjusted so a lot in the show and hardly ever before for the better, or also to make it more amazing. Also the thrid book is primarily considered the high suggest of the series so far so don"t know what you intend around significantly worse (and also for the document i rather took pleasure in the last book, however i do agree when/if GRRM ever gets about to releasing a new one he needs to begin gaining points moving a little faster).

All things said initially seachild was a really well done adaptation; sad things kinda dropped apart after that.


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hunkulese said:

Tbelow are much, a lot better publications to spfinish your time via. A Video Game of Thrones is pretty good yet each book gets progressively worse. Just watch the show.


But the show also increasingly gets worse, and also tbelow are MANY other good mirrors out there to invest your time in.

I"d say read the books, probably dont also bother through the show? It"s top quality dipped much quicker than the publications imo, and also in terms of book quality the just low point was Feastern for Crows and also that"s dvery own to the piss bad decision of placing all the fan favourite personalities pov chapters right into book 5.


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#14probablytuna

I"ve watched the shows first then I started analysis the books. I find that once I carry out this I acquire to appreciate the lore even more, as it feels favor the book expands on points that the mirrors can"t, it renders the endure a entirety lot richer.


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#15 Edited By Nardak

The difficulty with the books is that George R Martin is a pretty sluggish writer. It has actually taken him much longer each time to write the next book than the previous one. All in all about 15 years have passed since he began this series. Think he was expected to end up the series through 7 publications but i think he has actually said that it will take 3 even more publications after his latest one to complete the series. If this is correct it would certainly suppose that it will take at least 6 even more years for him to complete the series. There can additionally be a chance that Martin might not have the ability to finish the series as he is 67 years old at the moment.

The tv series on the other hand also will certainly probably end up in around 3 more years or so. HBO has actually kinda implied the they would certainly prefer to have actually more seasons yet hopetotally the creators of the tv series wont stretch it out. So I would recommfinish watching the tv series if you want to complete the story in a reasonable amount of time. You can likewise read the publications yet in that instance be prepared for the long haul. There is one more long fantasy series called wheel of time. All in all it took around two decades to finish and also the original writer (Robert Jordan) passed away after which one more writer finimelted the series.

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That is probably the reason why I havent read the books and have just watchted the tv series. The advantage of that is that my impressions of the tv series arent coloured by the publications so I am not nearly as disappointed via the plotlines as some human being have been (for instance the books have much more personalities than the tv series has actually yet due to budget constrictions you cant have actually that many actors members in a tv series). I can read the books myself after the tv series has actually finished so i deserve to obtain a little even more depth right into the characters and also the background of the world.