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Critical Role is a weekly livestreamed Dungeons & Dragons game set in the fictional world of Exandria, which was created by veteran voice actor and Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer. Mercer's co-stars on the show are also fellow voice actors Ashley Johnson, Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe, Travis Willingham, Sam Riegel, Laura Bailey, and Liam O'Brien.
The group's first campaign ended in November 2017 after 115 episodes and 373 hours of gameplay (via Crit Role Stats).
The show is now in its second campaign, in which the cast begin a new adventure in Wildemount.
Critical Role airs live on Thursdays at 7pm Pacific time at twitch.tv/criticalrole.
In the fall of 2020, the cast of Critical Role made what, at the time to them, was a geek dream come true announcement with Funko. In what some of them have admitted was a fun discussion they never thought would come true, the two companies came together to make a collection of Funko POP […]
Last month, Critical Role announced they were starting their own tabletop wing of the company with Darrington Press. As part of the launch of this new endeavor, the company brought on Ivan Van Norman to help get things going as they ambitiously announced four new tabletop games will be coming throughout 2021. All of them […]
The folks at Critical Role have expanded their business yet again as they have launched a new publishing wing called Darrington Press. For people who may not be aware of the reference, the name comes from the character Taryon Darrington, played by Sam Reigel for a few months in the first campaign while his main […]
Critical Role announced today that they have launched a brand new non-profit organization, aptly named the Critical Role Foundation. The goal of which is to bring together their community to help out other organizations in need, furthering their philanthropic efforts and helping build relationships with other nonprofits. This is an official 501(c)(3) that will operate […]
It's been a minute since the Dungeons & Dragons team released the Critical Role-centric Explorer's Guide To Wildemount back in March. At the time, no one could have foreseen what the world would be going through (and as of when we're writing this, is still going through) with the COVID-19 pandemic. Right as the book […]
This morning, Critical Role and Titmouse released a new video showing off The Legend Of Vox Machina for Amazon Prime. It's been over a year since the Kickstarter ended for the project, and while we haven't heard much about the series since it went into production, we do know the two teams have been working […]
This morning, Wizards of the Coast revealed their next installment to Dungeons & Dragons with Tasha's Cauldron Of Everything. This will be the first set of expanded rules added to the game in nearly three years, the last one being Xanathar's Guide To Everything. Much like that guide, you're getting a little something of everything […]
One of the bigger online shows to go off their air during the COVID-19 outbreak was Critical Role, as the cast and crew went into self-quarantine. While the majority of Dungeons & Dragons or Pathfinder shows are already done over systems like Skype, Discord, and Zoom, the CR crew do live broadcasts from their own […]
Critical Role has a couple of projects coming up that are set to be released, one of them being The Chronicles Of Exandria – The Mighty Nein. This is the latest tome in a series of art books comprised of drawings, paintings, sketches, and more from artists around the globe who are passionate about the […]
This week, Critical Role finally announced the launch date of their new show Critter Hug as it will debut on May 4th, 2020 at 10am PDT. The show was actually announced a few weeks ago on their Twitch channel, but then COVID-19 happened and put the world on hold, and with it went many of […]
This morning, another form of entertainment shuttered its doors temporarily due to the coronavirus, as Critical Role is stepping back for a minute. The show's production company sent out the notice below to their fans, letting them know that their weekly broadcasts would cease for the time being. According to their own schedule, the only […]
Critical Role continues their expansion of media with a brand new book on the way through Penguin Random House called The World Of Critical Role. The book will cover the show, the series, and more with an in-depth guide to everything they have created over the past five years. The book is written by Liz Marsham […]
The world of Critical Role is about to get some official Dungeons & Dragons placement as both parties have announced Explorer's Guide To Wildemount. Since March 2015, the popular streaming show has been using D&D's assets combined with their own creations to bring you their own fantasy world and adventures every week. It seems only […]