New York, NY, January 30, 2020 — Penguin Random House is pleased to announce their first book in partnership with Critical Role. The World of Critical Role, written by Liz Marsham and the cast of Critical Role (Matthew Mercer, Ashley Johnson, Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe, Travis Willingham, Sam Riegel, Laura Bailey, and Liam O’Brien) will release from Ten Speed Press in the U.S. and Canada on September 15, 2020, with information on additional territories to follow.
Based on all-new interviews with the cast and featuring over 100 new illustrations by Oliver Berrett, The World of Critical Role will give readers a behind-the-scenes look at how a circle of friends’ home game became the most-watched fantasy RPG livestream of all time. With insights into the events, characters, and locations of the adventures of Vox Machina and the Mighty Nein, fans will hear from the players themselves about their most triumphant moments and darkest hours. This indispensable guide to Critical Role will also celebrate the massive community of Critters who support and expand the show’s world, through the crafts, cosplay, and art they create every day.
In addition, U.S.-based fans will have a limited opportunity of getting their name printed in the endpapers of the book with proof of pre-order. See the full terms at CriticalRoleBooks.com/Preorder. [U.S. Residents, 18+. Ends March 12, 2020.]
For more information, visit CriticalRoleBooks.com
About Critical Role:
Critical Role is the most popular story-driven and world-building digital media brand in the world. What started in 2012 as a roleplaying game between friends has evolved into a multiplatform entertainment phenomenon with a variety of shows, including the flagship show Critical Role, comic books, graphic novels, animation, live performances, podcasts, fan art and more. A passionate and engaged community tunes in each week to watch their favorite storytellers take on new adventures led by veteran voice actor Matthew Mercer and composed of other well-known voice actors Ashley Johnson, Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe, Travis Willingham, Sam Riegel, Laura Bailey and Liam O’Brien. Engrossed in the stories, characters and camaraderie, over half a million regular viewers watch every week and hundreds of thousands more per month continue to discover Critical Role for the first time. For more information on Critical Role go to www.critrole.com.