Critical Role Abridged

Critical Role Abridged is series of edited down campaign episodes of Critical Role, narrowing them down to around 60 to 90 minutes. The series began airing in early May 2024, starting with Campaign 3, and releases every Tuesday at 10:00am PT. Beacon subscribers were able to watch the first twelve episodes of Campaign 3 immediately upon Beacon's launch with new episodes released on Beacon on Tuesdays and Fridays.[1]

Critical Role Abridged
Official art of the logo for Critical Role Abridged, by Critical Role.[art 1]
StarringLaura Bailey as Imogen Temult
Taliesin Jaffe as Ashton Greymoore
Ashley Johnson as Fearne Calloway
Liam O'Brien as Orym
Marisha Ray as Laudna
Sam Riegel as Fresh Cut Grass
Travis Willingham as Bertrand Bell / Chetney Pock O'Pea
Matthew Mercer as the Dungeon Master
Theme music byCampaign 3 opening music
Hosted on
Running time60 to 90 min
First airedMay 2024

The episodes are accompanied by illustrations, lore explanations, and further brief character and story descriptions.[2]

Credits edit

The crew is credited as follows:[3]

Episodes edit

No. Title Artwork by Beacon release Public release Link Runtime
1 "The Draw of Destiny" (3x01) Hannah Friederichs, Shaun Ellis May 9, 2024 May 10, 2024 VOD 1:23:50
2 "Trial by Firelight" (3x02) Hannah Friederichs, Bree Williams, Shaun Ellis May 9, 2024 May 10, 2024 VOD 1:12:33
3 "The Trail and the Toll" (3x03) Shaun Ellis May 9, 2024 May 14, 2024 VOD 1:03:29
4 "On the Trail of a Killer" (3x04) Lap Pun Cheung, Hannah Friederichs, Shaun Ellis May 9, 2024 May 17, 2024 VOD 1:02:50
5 "The Threat Between the Walls" (3x05) Shaun Ellis, Wesley Griffith, Hannah Friederichs May 9, 2024 May 21, 2024 VOD 1:03:37
6 "Growing Bonds and Teasing Threads" (3x06) Hannah Friederichs, Cris Trinci May 9, 2024 May 28, 2024 VOD 1:03:15
7 "Behind the Curtain" (3x07) Hampus Viklander, Hannah Friederichs May 9, 2024 June 4, 2024 VOD 1:06:30
8 "A Woodworker's Quandary" (3x08) Cris Trinci May 9, 2024 June 11, 2024 VOD 1:00:56
9 "Thicker Grows the Meal and Plot" (3x09) Hannah Friederichs, Wesley Griffith, Deven Rue May 9, 2024 June 18, 2024 VOD 1:11:04
10 "Ghosts, Dates, and Darker Fates" (3x10) Azraelion, Hannah Friederichs May 9, 2024 June 25, 2024 VOD 1:03:22
11 "Chasing Nightmares" (3x11) Hannah Friederichs May 9, 2024 July 2, 2024 VOD 1:12:26
12 "Make It Fashion" (3x12) Shaun Ellis, Hannah Friederichs May 9, 2024 July 9, 2024 VOD 1:09:31
13 "A Dance of Deception" (3x13) Hannah Friederichs, Mike Pape, Azraelion, Shaun Ellis May 10, 2024 July 16, 2024 VOD 1:03:42
14 "In Too Deep" (3x14) Mike Pape, Cris Trinci, Azraelion, Hannah Friederichs May 14, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming
15 "The Tunnels Below" (3x15) Hannah Friederichs, Cris Trinci, Shaun Ellis, Azraelion, Elisa Serio May 17, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming
16 "The Shade Mother" (3x16) Azraelion, Elisa Serio, Cris Trinci, Wesley Griffith, Shaun Ellis May 21, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming
17 "Heart-to-Heartmoor" (3x17) Shaun Ellis, Azraelion, Hannah Friederichs, Bree Williams, Elisa Serio May 24, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming
18 "A Hungry Jungle" (3x18) Elisa Serio, Shaun Ellis May 28, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming
19 "Omens Above" (3x19) Shaun Ellis, Clara Daly, Lap Pun Cheung May 31, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming
20 "Breaking and Entering..." (3x20) Lap Pun Cheung, Azraelion, Elisa Serio June 4, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming
21 "Fight at the Museum..." (3x21) Elisa Serio, Azraelion, Shaun Ellis June 7, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming
22 "Promise and Potential" (3x22) To be added June 11, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming
23 "To The Skies" (3x23) To be added June 14, 2024 Forthcoming Forthcoming

External links edit

References edit

  1. Welcome to Beacon: Is It Thursday Yet? on
  2. "Critical Role Abridged page" on Beacon..
  3. Trial by Firelight — Critical Role Abridged — Campaign 3, Episode 2 at 1:11:56.


  1. Official art of the logo for Critical Role Abridged, by Critical Role (source). This file is a copyrighted work. Its use in this article is asserted to qualify as fair use of the material under United States copyright law.