April 10, 2018
After more than a year of patient waiting, Game of Thrones fans came out in force for the return of the hit HBO show on July 15. According to Variety, the Season 7 premiere netted an amazing 16.1 million total viewers, shattering the network’s previous record and improving on last year’s ratings by 50 percent.
While those numbers are proof enough that Game of Thrones has become a massive part of popular culture, many fans have taken their love of the show to another level by throwing special viewing parties. Featuring specialty drinks, food, and games inspired by the series, these gatherings are the perfect way to bring your friends together each week for a bit of fantasy fun.
A quick online search will reveal hundreds of unique ideas to bring the drama of Westeros to your living room, but here are some suggestions for how you can upgrade your weekly Game of Thrones viewing party with a fast and reliable Internet connection.