285 episodes

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 • 10K 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.

    C3E91 True Heroism

    C3E91 True Heroism

    Chaos reigns as Bells Hells attempt to find each other and leave Kreviris, but an old enemy complicates their attempted escape...

    Twitch Subscribers and YouTube Members gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, 4-Sided Dive, Candela Obscura, and Exandria Unlimited. But don't worry: 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 and YouTube Members also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges.

    "It's Thursday Night (Critical Role Theme Song)" by Peter Habib and Sam Riegel
    Original Music by Omar Fadel, Hexany Audio, Ghiya Rushidat, Karam Salem, Neal Acree, and Colm R. McGuinness
    "Welcome to Marquet" Art Theme by Colm McGuinness
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm
    Character Art by Hannah Friederichs
    Animated Introduction by Kamille Areopagita, Kevin Areopagita, Mark Adams and Peggy Shi

    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

    • 4 hr 31 min
    Witch Sesh | 4-Sided Dive | Episode 22: Discussing Up To C3E90

    Witch Sesh | 4-Sided Dive | Episode 22: Discussing Up To C3E90

    Ashley Johnson, Liam O’Brien, Laura Bailey, and Marisha Ray fill us in on their latest Ruidus discoveries, discuss character dynamics, and pull questions from the Tower or Inquiry!
    And as an extra special treat, these four will be competing in a party game guanlet with three different Ravensburger party games: That’s Not A Hat, Pinata Blast, and Strike!

    4-Sided Dive airs one Tuesday a month on http://twitch.tv/criticalrole and http://youtube.com/criticalrole

    Twitch Subscribers and YouTube Members gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, 4-Sided Dive, Candela Obscura, and Exandria Unlimited. But don't worry: 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 and YouTube Members also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges.

    "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 46 min
    C3E90 Mission Improbable

    C3E90 Mission Improbable

    Bells Hells split the party in order to take on two different missions to prove themselves to the Volition, but as the stakes rise, so does the danger...

    Twitch Subscribers and YouTube Members gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, 4-Sided Dive, Candela Obscura, and Exandria Unlimited. But don't worry: 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 and YouTube Members also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges.

    "It's Thursday Night (Critical Role Theme Song)" by Peter Habib and Sam Riegel
    Original Music by Omar Fadel, Hexany Audio, Ghiya Rushidat, Karam Salem, Neal Acree, and Colm R. McGuinness
    "Welcome to Marquet" Art Theme by Colm McGuinness
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm
    Character Art by Hannah Friederichs
    Animated Introduction by Kamille Areopagita, Kevin Areopagita, Mark Adams and Peggy Shi

    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

    • 4 hr 6 min
    C3E89 Divisive Portents

    C3E89 Divisive Portents

    Bells Hells join the Volition rebellion, where they learn about the inner workings of Kreviris and its leaders known as the Weave Mind...

    Twitch Subscribers and YouTube Members gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, 4-Sided Dive, Candela Obscura, and Exandria Unlimited. But don't worry: 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 and YouTube Members also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges.

    "It's Thursday Night (Critical Role Theme Song)" by Peter Habib and Sam Riegel
    Original Music by Omar Fadel, Hexany Audio, Ghiya Rushidat, Karam Salem, Neal Acree, and Colm R. McGuinness
    "Welcome to Marquet" Art Theme by Colm McGuinness
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm
    Character Art by Hannah Friederichs
    Animated Introduction by Kamille Areopagita, Kevin Areopagita, Mark Adams and Peggy Shi

    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

    • 3 hr 24 min
    C3E88 Seeking Sedition

    C3E88 Seeking Sedition

    While seeking contact with the Volition rebellion, Bells Hells find themselves cornered with no way out of their underground hideaway as enemies close in...

    Twitch Subscribers and YouTube Members gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, 4-Sided Dive, Candela Obscura, and Exandria Unlimited. But don't worry: 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 and YouTube Members also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges.

    "It's Thursday Night (Critical Role Theme Song)" by Peter Habib and Sam Riegel
    Original Music by Omar Fadel, Hexany Audio, Ghiya Rushidat, Karam Salem, Neal Acree, and Colm R. McGuinness
    "Welcome to Marquet" Art Theme by Colm McGuinness
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm
    Character Art by Hannah Friederichs
    Animated Introduction by Kamille Areopagita, Kevin Areopagita, Mark Adams and Peggy Shi

    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

    • 3 hr 12 min
    C3E87 Arrival at Kreviris

    C3E87 Arrival at Kreviris

    Bells Hells reach the city of Kreviris, where they explore the surface details of the Ruidian capital…

    Twitch Subscribers and YouTube Members gain instant access to VODs of our shows like Critical Role, 4-Sided Dive, Candela Obscura, and Exandria Unlimited. But don't worry: 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 and YouTube Members also gain access to our official custom emote set and subscriber badges.

    ""It's Thursday Night (Critical Role Theme Song)"" by Peter Habib and Sam Riegel
    Original Music by Omar Fadel, Hexany Audio, Ghiya Rushidat, Karam Salem, Neal Acree, and Colm R. McGuinness
    ""Welcome to Marquet"" Art Theme by Colm McGuinness
    Additional Music by Universal Production Music, Epidemic Sounds, and 5 Alarm
    Character Art by Hannah Friederichs
    Animated Introduction by Kamille Areopagita, Kevin Areopagita, Mark Adams and Peggy Shi

    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

    • 4 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
10K Ratings

10K Ratings

Bullwinkle's bull ,

Fun way to connect with the game of my childhood

I have not been able to play since my GM passed away when we were in high school. Listening to the good times, inside jokes, and friendships in this podcast takes me back.

paul payl paul ,

A Lifeline in the Chaos: My review of “Critical Role”

Rating: ★★★★★

In a world often overwhelmed by uncertainty and stress, "Critical Role" has become my perfect mental sanctuary. As an emergency department registered nurse, my days are fraught with the weight of trauma and life-altering decisions. The pressure is unimaginable, and the need for an escape, vital. That's where this podcast has become not just a show for me, but a lifeline.

"Critical Role" is a unique blend of storytelling, humor, and camaraderie, masterfully woven together by a group of incredibly talented voice actors. What sets it apart for me is how Matt Mercer's creative genius, Sam Riegel's unending humor, and Travis Willingham's infectious enthusiasm come together to create an experience that's as calming as it is captivating. It's a rare find: a podcast that can truly transport you to another world, offering a brief respite from our often harsh reality.

Listening on my commute, I find myself not just a listener but a participant, imagining myself at the table with them, dice in hand, embarking on epic adventures. It's here, in these moments, that the stresses of my job begin to fade, giving way to laughter and a sense of belonging. On my days off, the show becomes the perfect companion for hiking, allowing me to unwind amidst nature while being engrossed in the magical realms of D&D.

"Critical Role" is much more than just entertainment; it serves as a reminder of the beauty of storytelling and the power of imagination. It's a podcast that consistently manages to brighten even my darkest days, bringing smiles when they are needed the most. Despite having never met them, I feel a deep sense of gratitude towards the entire cast for their authenticity and the joy they've brought into my life.

To those out there who find themselves fascinated by the allure of D&D or simply in search of a storytelling experience that can carry you away from the trials of everyday life, "Critical Role" is the podcast for you. Forget the internet trolls; this show is a gem, capable of offering both a laugh and a moment's peace in the midst of chaos. I am proud to be a listener and will continue to be one as long as the show runs, which, hopefully, will be indefinitely.

Lumpyboris ,

Fully immersive and consistent

This cast, these friends, they are consistent in their high quality performances and storytelling. The characters are lovable and complex and the plots are fully immersive. The best of the best.

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