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Welcome to Critical Role, home of a bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors playing tabletop roleplaying games! Enter a world of glorious imagination and improvisation with a group of the finest collaborative storytellers around.

Here you’ll find our TTRPG and adjacent shows, including Critical Role, Exandria Unlimited, 4-Sided Dive, and a growing selection of one-shots.

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    • 4.9 • 8.7K Ratings

Welcome to Critical Role, home of a bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors playing tabletop roleplaying games! Enter a world of glorious imagination and improvisation with a group of the finest collaborative storytellers around.

Here you’ll find our TTRPG and adjacent shows, including Critical Role, Exandria Unlimited, 4-Sided Dive, and a growing selection of one-shots.

    C3E22 Promise and Potential

    C3E22 Promise and Potential

    This episode is sponsored by Quip. Get 25% off sitewide at http://getquip.com/CriticalRole25 or with code CriticalRole25.

    Now returned to Jrusar, Bells Hells meet with old and new allies to catch up on the city news and determine their next mission...

    Due to the improv nature of Critical Role and other RPG content on our channels, some themes and situations that occur in-game may be difficult for some to handle. If certain episodes or scenes become uncomfortable, we strongly suggest taking a break or skipping that particular episode.
    Your health and well-being is important to us and Psycom has a great list of international mental health resources, in case it’s useful: http://bit.ly/PsycomResources

    Watch Critical Role Campaign 3 live Thursdays at 7pm PT on https://twitch.tv/criticalrole and https://youtube.com/criticalrole. To join our live and moderated community chat, watch the broadcast on our Twitch channel.

    Original Music by Omar Fadel and Hexany Audio
    "Welcome to Marquet" Art Theme by Colm McGuinness
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm
    Character Art by Hannah Friederichs

    Twitch subscribers gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, Exandria Unlimited, and 4-Sided Dive. But don't worry: Twitch broadcasts will be uploaded to YouTube about 36 hours after airing live, with audio-only podcast versions of select shows on Spotify, Apple Podcasts & Google Podcasts following a week after the initial air date. Twitch subscribers also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges and the ability to post links in Twitch chat!

    • 4 hr 12 min
    Party of NPCs | 4-Sided Dive | Episode 2: Discussing Up to C3E21

    Party of NPCs | 4-Sided Dive | Episode 2: Discussing Up to C3E21

    Laura Bailey, Taliesin Jaffe, Liam O'Brien, & Sam Riegel chat about the events of Campaign 3 thus far... and battle it out playing Street Fighter V!

    4-Sided Dive airs the first Tuesday of every month on http://twitch.tv/criticalrole and http://youtube.com/criticalrole

    Twitch subscribers gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, 4-Sided Dive, and Exandria Unlimited. But don't worry: Twitch broadcasts will be uploaded to YouTube about 36 hours after airing live, with audio-only podcast versions of select shows on Spotify, Apple Podcasts & Google Podcasts following a week after the initial air date. Twitch subscribers also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges and the ability to post links in Twitch chat!

    "Let's Roll (4-Sided Dive Theme)" by Peter Habib and Sam Riegel
    Original Music by Omar Fadel and Hexany Audio
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Dignity: An Adventure with Stephen Colbert to by Critical Role to Benefit Red Nose Day

    Dignity: An Adventure with Stephen Colbert to by Critical Role to Benefit Red Nose Day

    Help us at Critical Role Foundation and our friends at Red Nose Day to provide much needed assistance to children living below the poverty line. Donate and learn more: http://critrole.com/rednoseday

    Game Master Matthew Mercer guides an adventure shaped by your donations to CRF’s Red Nose Day fundraiser! Players Ashley Johnson, Marisha Ray, and Sam Riegel reprise Level 5 versions of their Mighty Nein characters (Yasha, Beau, and Nott respectively), alongside the one and only Stephen Colbert!

    MEET THE CAST
    Special Guest Stephen Colbert: https://twitter.com/StephenAtHome
    Game Master Matthew Mercer: https://twitter.com/matthewmercer
    Ashley Johnson: https://twitter.com/TheVulcanSalute
    Marisha Ray: https://twitter.com/Marisha_Ray
    Sam Riegel: https://twitter.com/samriegel

    Character art by Kasia Brzezinska: https://twitter.com/avatarkasia

    Due to the improv nature of Critical Role and other RPG content on our channels, some themes and situations that occur in-game may be difficult for some to handle. If certain episodes or scenes become uncomfortable, we strongly suggest taking a break or skipping that particular episode.
    Your health and well-being is important to us and Psycom has a great list of international mental health resources, in case it’s useful: http://bit.ly/PsycomResources

    Twitch subscribers gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, Exandria Unlimited, and 4-Sided Dive. But don't worry: Twitch broadcasts will be uploaded to YouTube about 36 hours after airing live, with audio-only podcast versions of select shows on Spotify, iTunes & Google Play following a week after the initial air date. Twitch subscribers also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges and the ability to post links in Twitch chat!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    C3E21 Fight at the Museum…

    C3E21 Fight at the Museum…

    This episode is sponsored by CashApp. Download Cash App in the App Store or Google Play Store and use code CRITROLE for $15 free. Terms Apply.

    This episode is also sponsored by Pirahna Bytes and THQ Nordic:
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    D&D Beyond is the official digital toolset of Critical Role. Save 20% off Books and Dice for a limited time - https://dndbeyond.link/CRsale. Sign up Free - https://www.dndbeyond.link/critters

    Bells Hells may have located their quarry, but the heist is far from over as they face down freshly formed formidable foes...

    Due to the improv nature of Critical Role and other RPG content on our channels, some themes and situations that occur in-game may be difficult for some to handle. If certain episodes or scenes become uncomfortable, we strongly suggest taking a break or skipping that particular episode.
    Your health and well-being is important to us and Psycom has a great list of international mental health resources, in case it’s useful: http://bit.ly/PsycomResources

    Watch Critical Role Campaign 3 live Thursdays at 7pm PT on https://twitch.tv/criticalrole and https://youtube.com/criticalrole. To join our live and moderated community chat, watch the broadcast on our Twitch channel.

    Original Music by Omar Fadel and Hexany Audio
    "Welcome to Marquet" Art Theme by Colm McGuinness
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm
    Character Art by Hannah Friederichs

    Twitch subscribers gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, Exandria Unlimited, and 4-Sided Dive. But don't worry: Twitch broadcasts will be uploaded to YouTube about 36 hours after airing live, with audio-only podcast versions of select shows on Spotify, Apple Podcasts & Google Podcasts following a week after the initial air date. Twitch subscribers also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges and the ability to post links in Twitch chat!

    • 3 hr 39 min
    C3E20 Breaking and Entering...

    C3E20 Breaking and Entering...

    This episode is sponsored by NordVPN. Get your NordVPN plan with a huge discount at https://NordVPN.com/criticalrole

    D&D Beyond is the official digital toolset of Critical Role. Save 20% off Books and Dice for a limited time - https://dndbeyond.link/CRsale. Sign up Free - https://www.dndbeyond.link/critters

    With the heist underway, Bells Hells explore the traps and trinkets of the Twilight Mirror Museum, finding unexpected dangers as they venture deeper into the vault...

    Due to the improv nature of Critical Role and other RPG content on our channels, some themes and situations that occur in-game may be difficult for some to handle. If certain episodes or scenes become uncomfortable, we strongly suggest taking a break or skipping that particular episode.
    Your health and well-being is important to us and Psycom has a great list of international mental health resources, in case it’s useful: http://bit.ly/PsycomResources

    Watch Critical Role Campaign 3 live Thursdays at 7pm PT on https://twitch.tv/criticalrole and https://youtube.com/criticalrole. To join our live and moderated community chat, watch the broadcast on our Twitch channel.

    Original Music by Omar Fadel and Hexany Audio
    "Welcome to Marquet" Art Theme by Colm McGuinness
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm
    Character Art by Hannah Friederichs

    Twitch subscribers gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, Exandria Unlimited, and 4-Sided Dive. But don't worry: Twitch broadcasts will be uploaded to YouTube about 36 hours after airing live, with audio-only podcast versions of select shows on Spotify, Apple Podcasts & Google Podcasts following a week after the initial air date. Twitch subscribers also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges and the ability to post links in Twitch chat!

    • 3 hr 28 min
    C3E19 Omens Above

    C3E19 Omens Above

    This episode is sponsored by Thorum. Enjoy 20% off your Thorum ring with code Criticalrole at http://thorum.com

    Newly arrived in the Heartmoor Hamlet, Bells Hells seek answers to long-sought questions and prepare for the midnight museum heist...

    CAPTION STATUS: CAPTIONED BY OUR EDITORS. The closed captions featured on this episode have been curated by our CR editors. For more information on the captioning process, check out: https://critrole.com/cr-transcript-cl...

    Due to the improv nature of Critical Role and other RPG content on our channels, some themes and situations that occur in-game may be difficult for some to handle. If certain episodes or scenes become uncomfortable, we strongly suggest taking a break or skipping that particular episode.
    Your health and well-being is important to us and Psycom has a great list of international mental health resources, in case it’s useful: http://bit.ly/PsycomResources

    Watch Critical Role Campaign 3 live Thursdays at 7pm PT on https://twitch.tv/criticalrole and https://youtube.com/criticalrole. To join our live and moderated community chat, watch the broadcast on our Twitch channel.

    Original Music by Omar Fadel and Hexany Audio
    "Welcome to Marquet" Art Theme by Colm McGuinness
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm
    Character Art by Hannah Friederichs

    Twitch subscribers gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, Exandria Unlimited, and 4-Sided Dive. But don't worry: Twitch broadcasts will be uploaded to YouTube about 36 hours after airing live, with audio-only podcast versions of select shows on Spotify, Apple Podcasts & Google Podcasts following a week after the initial air date. Twitch subscribers also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges and the ability to post links in Twitch chat!

    • 3 hr 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
8.7K Ratings

8.7K Ratings

M4rgan ,

Hilarious. Comforting. Uplifting.

This show is worth the time. You don’t have to like D&D to enjoy their stories, their characters, their world building, and their genuine heart for leaving the world better than they found it. Wholesome, gritty, exciting content like this is hard to come by and I’d be remiss to not recommend you give it a try after over four years of listening along.

Thanks, CR!

Sister Motoko ,

Better without Talks Machina

While it’s nice to have insight on the players, listening to Brian drunkenly meander through inside jokes was true suffering

Kar Dargo ,

Calling all TTRPG nerds

If you grew up and/or are growing up as a gamer of whatever variety, you will find a fantastic home listening to Critical Role. Took me right back to when I was a kid/teen hanging with my best friends with a case of bawls and a shoebox of miniatures for the weekend. It’s not as fast paced or as funny as some of other real play podcasts but it is fantastically done. Mercer is an amazing DM that rivals Tolkien and Salvatore in world building and immersion and if you love D&D and role play, you HAVE to give this show a listen.

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