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This awesome ‘Game of Thrones’ tribute was made with 7,600 individual paper cutouts

Published Apr 22nd, 2016 5:40PM EDT

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Can you feel the Game of Thrones fever? Everywhere you turn, there’s talk about the upcoming premiere of HBO’s sixth season, with fans honoring the show in unique ways. this week came up with a unique way to promote the show: it created the opening sequence using props made out of paper.

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Why is Moleskine remotely interested in promoting a TV show like that? Well, when you sell Game of Thrones themed paper notebooks, you’re probably looking at ways to make them go viral.

According to CNET, Moleskine used 7,600 individual paper cutouts – Earth Day, who? – and filmed the moving parts using stop-motion technology. Yes, the paper castle has moving parts. It probably took a lot of time to do it, and plenty of paper. But the end result is indeed epic:

Even more impressive is the making-of video that shows the Moleskine artists behind this epic performance at work:

Meanwhile, the limited edition Game of Thrones Moleskin notebooks feature symbols from the three dominant families of the show, including Stark, Lannister, and Targaryen.

That said, Game of Thrones returns this Sunday on HBO, and you’ll be able to watch it free of charge – click this link to find out how to do it.

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he brings his entertainment expertise to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises.

Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.

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