Game of Thrones actors Amrita Acharia (IRRI) and  Kristian Nairn (aka Hodor) take a picture inside the cockpit of the Full-Scale Falcon project's Millennium Falcon model.

Hodor pilots a full-scale Millennium Falcon (gallery)

Upon looking at the photo above, you may ask yourself, first if this is real (yes) and second, “In what universe did the fellow who plays Hodor from Game of Thrones make it into the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon?” Well, that would be this universe, specifically the one that held the Geek Media Expo last weekend in Nashville, Tenn.

Review: Should you buy Star Wars: The Old Republic?

Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft could soon be feeling a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of subscribers suddenly cried out and started heading for a galaxy far, far away. Star Wars: The Old Republic is an impressive and easy to play new competitor from Electronic Arts that makes great use of the Star Wars license. It is the most promising new massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) since World of Warcraft claimed the genre’s throne seven years ago.