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“Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina” Gets Amazon Prime Pick-Up

With an “origin story” that’s sure to spawn a new wave of hopeful Kickstarter campaigns, Amazon Prime has signed a first-look deal with media and content provider Critical Role. To that end, the streaming service has given a greenlight for two, 12-episode seasons of Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina-based on narratives and original […]

Wendy's Launched Their Own RPG Campaign At NYCC

Wendy’s Launched Their Own RPG Campaign At NYCC

The folks at Wendy’s have launched their own tabletop RPG this week at NYCC called Feast Of Legends, in partnership with Critical Role and Fandom. The PDF version of the adventure was loaded online, totally free for anyone to download, along with a physical version at the convention that included dice. The game itself has […]



Watch Stephen Colbert Play D&D With Matthew Mercer for Red Nose Day

Watch Stephen Colbert Play D&D With Matthew Mercer for Red Nose Day

Finally, after a couple of weeks of promotion and waiting, the D&D session with Stephen Colbert and Matthew Mercer for Red Nose Day is live. As we talked about earlier, fans were able to make donations to choose everything about the campaign from Colbert’s character all the way to the bad guy at the end […]

Dark Horse to Publish Critical Role Art Book

Dark Horse Comics Adds Tommy Gun Wizards and Critical Role To Returnability

Dark Horse Comics came to Diamond’s Retail Summit, held in Las Vegas this weekend, adding to the tally of comic book publishers pushing returnability for a number of their new titles, joining DC Comics and Boom in that endeavour. So that Tommy Gun Wizards — the first mainstream comic written by Eisner Award-winning artist Christian […]

Dark Horse to Publish Critical Role Art Book

Dark Horse Comics to Publish Critical Role Art Book

Dark Horse Comics came to Diamond’s Retail Summit, held in Las Vegas this weekend, to promote their upcoming politics to comic book retailers across the USA – and beyond. Dark Horse has the comic book license to the web TV series Critical Role in which a group of professional voice actors play Dungeons & Dragons. […]

Stephen Colbert Partners with Critical Role

Stephen Colbert Will Go Adventuring With Critical Role for Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day is coming up this week on May 23rd, and for D&D fans you’re going to get a special game featuring Stephen Colbert and Critical Role. To be more specific, Matthew Mercer will be guiding Colbert through a mini one-on-one adventure in which people made donations to Red Nose Day and choose what […]

Critical Role Officially Crosses $10 Million Mark on Kickstarter

Critical Role has just set a benchmark for whoever may try to climb the Kickstarter ladder in media fundraisers for the future. This morning their campaign officially crossed the $10-million dollar marker, making them not just the single most profitable media campaign, but one of the most successful campaigns in Kickstarter history. Up until this […]

Critical Role Successfully Funds Their Kickstarter Campaign at $8.8 Million

During this evening’s episode of Critical Role on Twitch, the group’s Kickstarter officially reached full funding at $8.8 million for their animated series. The crew came back from the break to offer a toast to the community for their help and efforts, as they achieved full funding in just over 30 days with (as of […]

Critical Role Offers Animatic “Sneak Peak” of The Legend of Vox Machina

As their Kickstarter currently sits at $8.5 million, Critical Role has decided to treat their fans to a surprise animatic video. In reality, it’s an April Fool’s Joke that came out a couple of days ago, as they have a more Hanna Barbera era Scooby-Doo take on the series, but it serves as a nice […]

Critical Role Surpasses MST3K Kickstarter Record at $5.79 Million

Critical Role is on a run this week to seemingly break as many Kickstarter records as they can, and overnight they achieved another milestone. At around 4am PST, their campaign reached $5.79 million becoming the all-time highest fundraising TV/film project on the website. They beat the now former record holder, Mystery Science Theater 3000, started by […]

The Legend of Vox Machina Kickstarter is LIVE!

Critical Role Launches a Successful Kickstarter in Under An Hour

Well, that didn’t take long. The crew at Critical Role launched a Kickstarter today to help fund an animated special, and the show was funded in under an hour. If you weren’t already aware from watching the show attempt to break Twitter this morning, the D&D podcast of voice actors launched a campaign to do […]

Critical Role Announces Split From Geek & Sundry

In a somewhat surprising move today, the popular D&D show Critical Role announced they were officially splitting from Geek & Sundry. Starting this Thursday, February 21st, both the primary show as well as their talk show Talks Machina will move from the website and their Twitch channel over to their own official channel. The news kinda […]

Critical Role to Bring Back Vox Machina for One Live Event

Critical Role will be bringing back (most of) the crew from Vox Machina for a one-night live show to fulfill a very specific one-shot episode. “The Search for Grog” will take place on January 19th, 2018, at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, with tickets being sold between December 15th-16th to attend. The show will feature […]

From Dungeon Making to LEGO Playing: A Chat With Matthew Mercer

To say Matthew Mercer has been having a hell of a year is an understatement as he’s currently serving as a major influence on several properties at once. First, Critical Role returned at the start of the year with an amazing new campaign with new characters. Then, we find out he had a hand in crafting […]


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The Cast of Critical Role Will Voice Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Critical Role‘s Matt Mercer has done a few voices for the cast of Obsidian’s Pillars of Eternity, and he will be returning for sequel Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. This time, however, he’s bringing the rest of Critical Role with him. The confirmation came to us thanks to the Critical Role PAX East panel yesterday. For those of you not […]

Jon Heder Becomes Surprise Guest On 100th Episode ‘Critical Role’

Yesterday we posted an interview with some of the members of Critical Role as they approach Episode 100. But today we have some quick news to add to that as the show will be getting a very special guest to cap off the event. Jon Heder (Napolean Dynamite, Blades Of Glory) will be joining the […]

‘Critical Role’ Is About To Throw A Nat 100 On Episodes

Critical Role is about to dive into a dungeon to achieve one of the most sought-after treasures of any online show: the fabled Episode 100. The Twitched-based Dungeons & Dragons web series led by Matthew Mercer and his group of nerdy and talented voice acting friends has gained much acclaim in the two years they’ve been campaigning. […]