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All the Best TV of 2020 was Streaming, esp YouTube and Twitch: OPINION (Images: Twitch/YouTube/Critical Role/Babish Culinary Universe)
But it's streaming shows on Twitch and Youtube, specifically Critical Role and Binging With Babish, that made the top of my year-end list. I'm a big believer in the adage that Wayne Gretzky followed that made him such a great hockey player: skate to where the puck is going, not where it is And the TV[...]
G FUEL Reveals Two New Mortal Kombat Inspired Flavors
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[...]
Sideshow Collectibles Announces Two Upcoming Critical Role Statues
As the second campaign for Critical Role begins, Sideshow Collectibles announces that some characters from The Mighty Nein are getting their very own statues With the overwhelming popularity of Critical Role, it is no surprise that these character designs are finally coming to life right before our eyes We recently saw Funko releases their own,[...]
Critical Role and Sideshow Kick Off Second Campaign With Art Print
Sideshow Collectibles announces a very special collectible art print just in time for the second campaign of Critical Role Fans will now be able to bring home the Mighty Nein and all their glory with this beautiful 22.5 x 18.5 portrait The picture showcases your favorite adventures in the local tavern building their friendship, studying[...]
CoupleofKooks Draws New Critical Role Comic, The Tales of Exandria
Dark Horse Comics has published several comic books based on and created by it with the talent behind the Critical Role web series, featuring voiceover artists playing Dungeons & Dragons Such as the new Critical Role: The Tales of Exandria by Darcy Van Poelgeest (Littlebird), Critical Role fan artist CoupleofKooks, and covers by Helen Mask[...]
Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina Offers a Little Animation 101
Hey, critters! If you're a fan of Critical Role — that self-described "bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors who sit around playing Dungeons and Dragons" on Twitch and YouTube — then you know they've been hard at work bringing the story of their first campaign to life in their animated series The Legend of Vox Machina[...]
Thank FOC It's Sunday
Because this represents the comic book industry returning to comic book stores en masse… Home Sick Pilots Have A Critical Role – Thank FOC It's Sunday Traditionally FOC is the date when retailers have a last chance to amend their advance orders for comic books without penalty A final chance for publishers to promote books while orders[...]
Dark Horse Announce New Line Of Critical Role Original Graphic Novels
Dark Horse Comics has announced a new line of graphic novels with the gaming web series Critical Role, under the banner Critical Role: The Mighty Nein Origins, focusing on characters Jester, Caleb, Fjord, Mollymauk, Yasha, Beauregard, Nott, and Caduceus Critical Role: The Mighty Nein Origins will be launching with volumes about Jester Lavorre and Caleb[...]
Interview: Ivan Van Norman Briefly Chats About Darrington Press
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[...]
Critical Role Launches New Publishing Wing Darrington press
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 Announces The Launch Of Non-Profit Organization
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[...]
We Review Dungeons & Dragons: Explorer's Guide To Wildemount
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[...]
Critical Role Releases A New Look At Their Upcoming Animated Series
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[...]
Critical Role Vox Machina Gets Their Own Funko Pop Wave
The hit Dungeons & Dragons web series Critical Role is getting their own wave of collectibles from Funko Vox Machina has banded together once again for a quest to get to your collectibles rooms There will be 7 Funko Pops in this Critical Role wave with one of them being a Special Series Pop The[...]
In Praise of Lo-Fi Television (Image: NBCU)
Putting a further wrinkle into their show, YouTube has vowed to demonetize any content mentioning COVID, so instead Dan Avidan and Arin Hanson refer to the ongoing outbreak as "The Backstreet Boys Reunion Tour" as code for their viewers. I've previously opined that shows like Critical Role (and Critical Role specifically) are the future of television,[...]