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A poster for the Mighty Nein Reunion Echoes of the Solstice event with the characters of the Mighty Nein on the poster

The Mighty Nein's Next Challenge Is The Echoes of the Solstice, Live Show In Cinemas

Critical Role is back putting on live shows with their next event taking place at the Ovo Arena in London. This event, titled The Mighty Nein Reunion: Echoes of the Solstice will see the party from…

September 21, 2023 | 02:42 EDT

The Tombtakers, Cree, and Obann grouped together outside of their boxes

Critical Role WizKids Miniatures: Tombtakers, Cree VotP, and Obann The Punished Review

I really enjoy getting a chance to look at some of the heroes of Critical Role Wizkids miniatures in physical form, but there's something so satisfying about getting my hands on the villains. So…

July 19, 2023 | 05:48 EDT

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Critical Role's Candela Obscura Quickstart Guide Released Ahead of Premiere

Update: Today on May 25th the QuickStart Guide was released for Candela Obscura including a video giving viewers a brief rundown of what the character sheet looks like and how to make sense of it.…

May 9, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Critical Role Announces Two RPG Systems in Darrington Press State of the Press 2023

Darrington Press has just concluded its State of the Press, an event hosted by Matthew Mercer, Critical Role DM and CCO, and Mica Burton. Darrington Press, the Tabletop and publishing arm of Critical…

April 20, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Metapigeon and Critical Role Purchase Semi-Improvised Audio Drama Series Midst

Today Critical Role's development and production company, Metapigeon, has announced the acquisition of the narrative podcast Midst. Midst is a semi-improvised audio drama that already has two seasons…

March 29, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Vox Machina minis in the Critical Role Wizkids line

Wizkids Vox Machina, Monsters of Exandria 3, and Critical Role Unpainted Wave 4 Review

Wizkids are back at it once again creating a variety of Critical Role themed miniatures. After previously releasing miniatures for Bells Hells, the campaign 3 party, this release comes with Vox…

March 9, 2023 | 12:00 EST

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Critical Role Critmas Sale Brings Discounts

Critical Role has made it easier to holiday shop for tabletop players in your family. The studio that began with the Critical Role actual play show has turned into its own entertainment studio,…

November 21, 2022 | 07:10 EST

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New Album Beckons To Critical Role Fans "Welcome To Wildemount"

Today, Scanlan Shorthalt Music has released a brand new album containing tracks from the incredibly popular Dungeons & Dragons Actual Play show Critical Role. Not long after the release of…

November 15, 2022 | 12:00 EST

An image of the Mighty Nein in their official winter outfits from the end of Critical Role Campaign 2

Critical Role's Mighty Nein Are Back For A Two-Shot

Today Critical Role announced that The Mighty Nein will be returning for a special two-shot adventure. The Mighty Nein was the moniker given to the cast of party members from Critical Role's second…

October 18, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Wizkids Critical Role Bells Hells Miniatures Review

It has now almost been a year since we said goodbye to the Mighty Nein and hello to Bells Hells. Critical Role's Campaign 3 has already seen its fair share of interesting combat encounters, new and…

October 24, 2022 | 01:34 EDT

A photo of all of the different collections of Critical Role Unpainted Miniatures in Wave 3 from Wizkids

Wizkids Critical Role Unpainted Miniatures Wave 3 Review

Everyone DMs differently. Whether you use paper tokens, VTT, theater of the mind, or miniatures no two tables are the same. What helps shape these tables isn’t just the preference of the DM and the…

October 5, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Wizkids Critical Role Painted Miniatures Wave 3 Review

Wizkids and Critical Role are back once again. Only shortly after their release of Wave 2 of their Critical Role Unpainted Miniatures they've now released the third wave of Critical Role Painted…

June 9, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Darrington Press and Critical Role Celebrate Free RPG Day With One-Shot; A Familiar Problem

Free RPG Day is coming up soon, being held in North America on June 25th and on July 23rd outside of North America. All manner of large publishers in the tabletop world are working together to…

June 2, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Critical Role Visits The Past in Exandria Unlimited: Calamity

The world of Exandria that Matthew Mercer, CCO, and DM of Critical Role, has built is expansive and highly detailed. From the tropical shores of Rumblecusp to the bustling streets of Emon Exandria is…

May 12, 2022 | 04:45 EDT

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Tonight Critical Role asks How Do You Want To Do This, Stephen Colbert?

Stephen Colbert is once again poised to break out a set of dice and play Dungeons & Dragons with Matthew Mercer, CCO and Game Master of Critical Role, as part of their Red Nose Day How Do You…

April 28, 2022 | 12:03 EDT

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Critical Role: Call of the Netherdeep Review

It would be hard to meet someone who regularly plays Dungeons & Dragons that isn't aware of the phenomenon of Critical Role. For those wishing to explore Exandria there's also plenty of published…

April 22, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Critical Role and Colbert Reunite For Red Nose Day

Back in 2019, the tabletop gaming group Critical Role teamed up with The Late Show host Stephen Colbert for a Red Nose Day charity event. Officially titled Choose Stephen Colbert's Adventure, it was…

March 23, 2022 | 02:48 EDT

Critical Role: Call of the Netherdeep

Critical Role: Call of the Netherdeep DM Tips You'll Want To Use

A new adventure set in Dungeons & Dragons means so many things. There are new monsters to add to the 5e bestiary, a new adventure to take players to far off lands, and then returning feeling of…

March 22, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Critical Role Unpainted Miniatures Wave 2

Critical Role Unpainted Miniatures Wave 2 Review

Last September, we got a chance to dive into the first wave of unpainted miniatures from WizKids, based on characters, monsters, and heroes from Critical Role. Now the partnership between Critical…

February 15, 2022 | 01:00 EST

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Critical Role: Vox Machina - Kith & Kin Review

Dungeons & Dragons tell the story of players and their characters working with a Dungeon Master to craft an adventure. It might be one mundane in nature like a party operating a run-down tavern,…

November 16, 2021 | 10:30 EST

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Critical Role Confirms a Video Game Is Coming

Chances are if you're familiar at all with tabletop gaming, you have heard of Critical Role. For many, it was their introduction to Dungeons and Dragons and to tabletop RPGs. But now, it seems that…

October 14, 2021 | 03:53 EDT

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First official D&D Adventure Book from Critical Role's Exandria Releasing in 2022

Fans of Dungeons and Dragons and the joy of interactive collaborative storytelling have plenty to celebrate right now. A brand new pre-written adventure has been announced, and it is an adventure…

October 12, 2021 | 03:03 EDT

The full line of Wizkids Critical Role Primed and Unpainted Miniatures

Wizkids Critical Role Unpainted Miniatures Review

What first began as an excuse for a group of friends to play Dungeons & Dragons has, in the last six years, become somewhat of an entertainment juggernaut in the D&D space. Fueled by a cast…

September 23, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Critical Role Miniatures Coming From Wizkids

Makers of premium, pre-painted miniatures, WizKids, are teaming up with popular tabletop roleplaying brand Critical Role. The new partnership will see characters and monsters from the Critical Role…

January 21, 2021 | 04:49 EST

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MUNCHKIN: Critical Role is Coming to Destroy Your Friendships

Would you like to lose a few friends? Well, the newly-announced MUNCHKIN: Critical Role will be a fine way to do that. This newest version of MUNCHKIN is going down a bit of an odd route. The card…

March 6, 2020 | 02:52 EST

Critical Role Explorer's Guide to Wildemount D&D Book

Critical Role Announces Explorer's Guide to Wildemount D&D Book

Voice actor Matt Mercer has been doing his Dungeons & Dragons thing with Critical Role, a popular Twitch show where he and several other people enjoy fantasy RPG battles. Those adventures are now…

January 13, 2020 | 05:00 EST