The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning HBO series Game Of Thrones is gearing up for their fourth season, which kicks off April 6th. Knowing how rabid GOT fans are, HBO created an expansive exhibit that brings the show to life at this year's SXSW in Austin, Texas. The exhibit's got over 100 original artifacts, including costumes, weapons, armor, set miniatures, story boards and model dragons. The displays cover the last three seasons, with a few surprises from the fourth season thrown in for good measure.
And yes: You now have the opportunity to sit on the highly coveted Iron Throne, and pretend you're Joffrey, and pretend to order people to die and pretend to order your tricks to make out with each other. If you're into that kind of thing.
Fans can also further immerse themselves by engaging in the one-of-a-kind Interactive "Ascend The Wall" Experience. The 4D virtual reality simulation places them right in Westeros on a journey to the top of the Wall, by stepping into a physical recreation of the Castle Black elevator, wearing the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and a pair of headphones. We speak from first-hand experience: Shit feels real, bruh.
Also, if you haven't checked it out already, the folks at HBO put together a proper mixtape entitled Catch The Throne. Tapping artists that are fans of the show, the tape features Big Boi, Common, Wale, Bodega Bamz, Kilo Kish and more. Check out the video above of Complex News' coverage of the grand opening of the exhibition. If you're in Austin, and you're a fan, you need to make your way out to the installation, at the Austin Music Hall. And not that you'd forget, but the newest season of Game Of Thrones starts on April 6th.
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