Publishing giant Penguin Random House has announced they have a Critical Role book coming out later this year.
Written by Liz Marsham and the cast of Critical Role, The World of Critical Role is available on pre-order for hardcover, ebook and audiobook.
The illustrated guide follows the rise of Matthew Mercer, Ashley Johnson, Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe, Travis Willingham, Sam Riegel, Laura Bailey, and Liam O’Brien’s home game to the worldwide Dungeons & Dragons phenomenon. Both campaigns, Vox Machina and the Mighty Nein, are covered with behind the scenes archival photographs and interviews.
The book will write up the characters in the game, their adventures and the locations. It’ll also cover the community of Critters, their art and even the cosplay inspired by the popular game.
The news comes on the back of a somewhat controversial Critical Role book from Wizards of the Coast. The original 5e Critical Role hardback is the Tal’dorei Campaign Setting from Green Ronin and Matt Mercer. However, this month Mercer announced his next book will be the Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount, and it will be Wizards of the Coast publishing it.
Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount looks to be the most pre-ordered D&D book outset the core rules. It’ll be available in March while The World of Critical Role is due out in September.
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