Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina, an Amazon animated collection primarily based on a years-long recreation of Dungeons & Dragons, was promised a second season manner again in 2019. On Saturday followers — who’ve dubbed themselves Critters — bought their first look at teaser footage for season 2. The premiere was unveiled in the course of the 2022 New York Comic Con, and got here with a release window: January 2023.
Critical Role is an precise play troupe based in 2015 and lead by Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer. He and his co-creators — Laura Bailey, Taliesin Jaffe, Ashley Johnson, Liam O’Brien, Matthew Mercer, Marisha Ray, Sam Riegel, and Travis Willingham — are all skilled actors, with credit starting from main movement photos to beloved video video games. The Vox Machina cartoon itself started life as a crowdfunding marketing campaign, elevating greater than $11 million on Kickstarter in 2019 earlier than being snatched up by Amazon. Season 1 targeted on a storyline acquainted to followers, culminating with a battle towards the highly effective Briarwood vampires.
Mercer is presently main the troupe by means of a 3rd season of the precise play D&D marketing campaign. Episodes premiere on Twitch Thursdays at 10 pm EST, with video on demand episodes arriving on YouTube the next week.