Learn How CRITICAL ROLE Came to Be with THE WORLD OF CRITICAL ROLE This September

Critical Role is on a roll. The other day, they announced that they’ve teamed up with Penguin Random House to release a nonfiction book called The World of Critical Role all about the show’s journey from humble home game to the most popular tabletop RPG livestream. The book will feature brand-new interviews with the cast and illustrations by Oliver Berrett that span both campaigns: Vox Machina and the Mighty Nein. The World of Critical Role is being written by Liz Marsham along the cast of Critical Role which includes Laura Bailey, Taliesin Jaffe, Ashley Johnson, Matthew Mercer, Liam O’Brien, Marisha Ray, Sam Riegel, and Travis Willingham.

Dive deep into the history of the world’s most popular fantasy RPG livestream with the cast of Critical Role in this definitive guide featuring never-before-seen illustrations and photos.
From its unassuming beginnings as a casual home game between friends to the role-playing phenomenon it is today, Critical Role has become the stuff of legend. These pages chronicle how a circle of friends who all happen to be talented voice actors built the most-watched tabletop role-playing livestream of all time.

Discover dazzling new illustrations and richly written insights into the locations, characters, and adventures featured in the hundreds of episodes across Critical Role’s two campaigns, Vox Machina and the Mighty Nein. Go behind the scenes with archival photos and exclusive interviews with Dungeon Master Matt Mercer and the entire Critical Role cast as they explore their characters’ most triumphant moments and darkest hours. And celebrate the massive community of Critters who support and expand the show’s world through a highlighted tour of the crafts, cosplay, and art they create every day.

Featuring a foreword from the cast, lush illustrations, and the inside story you won’t find anywhere else, this book is your indispensable guide to Critical Role. The adventure begins!

If you’re interested in The World of Critical Role, it’ll be released in the U.S. and Canada on September 15. You can pre-order the book from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or anywhere you like to buy books and some fans in the United States will even have the chance to have their name printed in the endpapers.