Hero Complex Quiz
April 02, 2014 | 2:57 p.m.
The fourth season premiere of HBO’s hit fantasy series “Game of Thrones” arrives Sunday after a 10-month hiatus, bringing the world of Westeros back to the small screen. The third season ended with quite a few shake-ups in the Seven Kingdoms, not least of which was the so-called Red Wedding, a massacre that left the Stark clan decimated. Season 4 is expected to bring more of the events included in the latter half of “A Storm of Swords” — the third book in George R. R. Martin’s bestselling “A Song of Ice and Fire” series, on which the sprawling show is based. As the action opens, Jon Snow prepares to defend the Wall against a Wildling invasion, maimed Jaime Lannister struggles to find his place back in King’s Landing, cruel King Joffrey plans to wed Margaery Tyrell despite Cersei’s objections, and […]
March 20, 2013 | 6:00 a.m.
HBO’s lavish fantasy “Game of Thrones” returns March 31 to once again transport audiences to the land of Westeros, where the fight for control of the Iron Throne continues and death lurks around every corner. To help test your Westeros know-how, we’ve put together a “Game of Thrones” quiz — what better way to help you brush up on your High Valyrian? The series’ third season will be loosely drawn from the first half of “A Storm of Swords,” the massive third book in George R.R. Martin’s long-running “A Song of Ice and Fire” series, which takes the sprawling narrative in some surprising, unexpected directions. For their part, show runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are keeping plot details close to the boiled leather vest, but in a recent interview with Hero Complex, they did drop a few hints about […]
Dec. 27, 2010 | 3:35 p.m.
“It’s too hard! Make it easier!” Fine, you people said we were just too intense with our previous trivia challenges, so for this installment of QUIZZAM we put some training wheels on the TARDIS and tapped the brake to drop it down out of hyperspeed. (Why are we expecting a chorus of the Moaning Myrtles who have a new complaint: “It’s tooooo easy! Make it harder!”) This edition of the quiz was written by Michael Farr, but if you think you can do better maybe we’ll make this an open feature. CLICK ON THE LOGO TO TAKE THE QUIZ TAKE OUR OTHER TRIVIA CHALLENGES Quizzam No. 1 Quizzam No. 2 Quizzam No. 3
Sept. 28, 2010 | 4:10 a.m.
What do the four images above have in common? Well, not a whole lot (unless one of you intrepid readers can link them), except that they are part of our third installment of The Hero Complex Quiz! , our pop-culture quiz with the fanboy tilt. We got great response to The Hero Complex Quiz No. 1 and The Hero Complex Quiz No. 2, but this is the best one yet. So — are you a hero or a henchman? TAKE THE QUIZ NOW AND SEE HOW YOU RANK
Sept. 21, 2010 | 1:17 p.m.
The first edition of The Hero Complex Quiz, our pop-culture quiz with the fanboy tilt, was a big hit with readers. Here’s the second installment, and this time around the questions have a greater range of difficulty. Essentially, we wanted to provide a better mix — accessible challenges along with playfully esoteric stumpers. Take the quiz and see how you rank. Are you a hero or a henchman? TAKE THE NEW QUIZ NOW — Geoff Boucher
June 02, 2010 | 6:01 p.m.
Click on the logo below to take HERO COMPLEX QUIZ No. 1