Skip Nav
Geek Culture
Harry Potter Tattoos That Would Make J.K. Rowling Proud
Gift Guide
30+ Fun Tech Gifts That Cost $50 or Less
Digital Life
This Math Problem Will Make You Question Everything You Ever Knew About Algebra

Game of Cones

Summer Is Coming: Play the Game of Cones

The third season of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones is coming to a dramatic end on Sunday, June 9, at 9 p.m., but just because Winter is over doesn't mean the battle over the Iron Throne has to be.

Since Summer is coming, HBO and location-based app Foursquare are teaming up to bring you Game of Cones, an intense challenge between ice cream parlors (or should we say . . . houses) for the Iron Throne, er, Cone.

The most popular destinations for sweet creamy treats in San Francisco and New York are participating, including Bi-Rite Creamery and Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream. Support your favorite local jaunt by checking into your ice cream shop of choice between June 7 and the first day of Summer, June 21, and include the hashtag #GameofCones. The shop with the most check-ins will win the Iron Cone.

Find leaderboards, house sigils for your favorite parlors, and more at gameofcones.foursquare.com. But before you join in on Foursquare's fun summertime festivities, answer this: if each house in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series could only be represented by one flavor of ice cream, what flavor would it be? Tell us your thoughts in the comments.

Game of Thrones Behind-the-Scenes Moments
Viral YouTube Math Problem
Where Does Hate Speech Happen the Most?
Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery Mobile Game Details
From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds