Game on: how Dungeons & Dragons became a multi-media monster

Trying to predict where the franchise goes next is probably little more than the roll of a 20-sided dice plus ability bonuses.

Premeet Sidhu, University of Sydney

Death, dramatic diversions and dark wizards: the new Dungeons & Dragons film successfully adapts aspects of the famous tabletop game of the same name to the big screen.

Making US$71 million (A$106 million) globally and taking out the top box office spot during its opening weekend, Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is a film that follows a group of thieves who must choose between heroism and riches in order to topple an evil sorceress.

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