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'The Great Kingdom' details the creation, success of Dungeons and Dragons

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Fantasy Game Films released a trailer offering a first look at The Great Kingdom, a documentary about the origins of tabletop role-playing franchise Dungeons and Dragons.

The Great Kingdom is about "the story of the people that created Dungeons and Dragons and how its success affected their lives and families." The film traces the game's beginnings from 1969, when co-creators Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson met and began collaborating. You can watch the trailer above for a taste of the film's interviews for more on the its origins and legacy.

Christopher Haifley is directing the film, while James Sprattley and Andrew Pascal are producing. A release date for The Great Kingdom has not yet been announced.

For more on Dungeons and Dragons, check out our piece on how the tabletop game has helped video game designers tell their stories.

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