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What it's like to design catapults for the Mother of Dragons

Game of throwns.
game of thrones catapults

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Dunne designed an adaptable siege weapon for the episode "Breaker of Chains".

When I build a catapult, a trebuchet, a ­giant crossbow, it looks and feels authentic. I look at all the historical references I can dig up. I

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