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HBO Game of Thrones: Winterfell

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    Prepare your desktop for HBO's "Game of Thrones" with this free Windows 7 theme pack that's sure to please Stark partisans.

Winter is coming, and fans of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series are ready. Turn your desktop into the castle of Winterfell for HBO's Game of Thrones, based on the first book in Martin's popular and acclaimed fantasy series. In this Windows 7 desktop theme, you'll glimpse several of the Starks, the ruling family of the North. The loyal and uncompromising Eddard Stark (Sean Bean), Lord of Winterfell, bears the greatsword Ice. His spirited youngest daughter, Arya (Maisie Williams), looks uncharacteristically quiet in one scene. Sympathetic bastard Jon Snow (Kit Harington) teaches wise-eyed young Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) archery. Eddard's elder daughter, Sansa (Sophie Turner), remains poised even as she walks her dire wolf. Throw your lot in with the Starks, and your PC will boot to the sounds of a howling wolf and clashing swords.

For more great wallpapers from the series, download "HBO Game of Thrones: King's Landing."

Note: To install this Windows 7 theme, unzip the downloaded archive and double-click the themepack file within. Windows does the rest. All wallpaper images are courtesy of HBO; sounds are courtesy of Freesound Project members. See the readme.txt file included in the zip archive for full attribution information.

--Laura Blackwell

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At a Glance
  • PCWorld Rating

    Prepare your desktop for HBO's "Game of Thrones" with this free Windows 7 theme pack that's sure to please Stark partisans.

    Pros

    • Great sound effects
    • Nice variety of images

    Cons

    • HBO images only, no candids
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