This clever theory explains exactly what’s needed to win the Game of Thrones

When you play the game you win or you die, so, yeah, you should probably work out if you're cut out for it first...


What do you need to do to win the Game of Thrones? Have more money than the Iron Bank of Braavos, millions of ruthless fighters at your disposal, a couple of dragons?


It seems, psychologically speaking, that’s not the recipe for success. Sure, money and strength is important, but this clever video has another theory. And it’s all about willpower.  

Basically, ask yourself this. Would you wait ten minutes for two marshmallows if you could have one right this second? The answer reveals a lot about whether you’re headed for that Iron Throne…


Game of Thrones series six starts on Monday at 2am and 9pm on Sky Atlantic