Darrington Press

Darrington Press LLC is a tabletop game developer and publishing company headed by Ivan Van Norman, with Matthew Mercer as creative advisor. It was announced in October 2020 as a subsidiary of Critical Role Productions LLC.[1] [2] Around April 6th 2023, Darrington Press updated design of their website.[3]

Works[edit | edit source]

Title Description Release date Ref.
Uk'otoa Tactical semi-cooperative card game May 27, 2021 [4]
Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition campaign setting January 18, 2022 [5]
A Familiar Problem One-page TTRPG June 25, 2022 [6]
Till the Last Gasp 2-player game March 14, 2023 [7]
Queen by Midnight Battle royale deck building game August 22, 2023 [8]
Caper Cards: Bells Hells Cooperative card game October 10, 2023 [9]
Candela Obscura Horror RPG system based on Illuminated Worlds November 14, 2023 [10]
For the Queen Collaborative storytelling card game May 14, 2024 [11]
Guardians of Matrimonia Cooperative deck card game Forthcoming, early 2024 [8]
Daggerheart Fantasy RPG system 2025 [12]
Illuminated Worlds Arc-driven d6 RPG system Forthcoming [8]
Syndicult Modern magic roleplaying game Forthcoming (delayed; currently in playtest) [8]
Critical Role Adventures Cooperative legacy-lite campaign game On indefinite hold [8]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Announcing Darrington Press, Our Game Publishing Company on CritRole.com (backup link)
  2. Christian Hoffer (October 27, 2020). Critical Role to Publish Their Own Board Games and Tabletop RPGs. Comic Book. Retrieved on January 15, 2021. (backup link)
  3. Darrington Press (@DarringtonPress) on Twitter: "HYPE: Our new Darrington Press website has a Guild store locator! 📍 Search today for a friendly Darrington Press Guild store near you where you can find our products, plus Critical Role merch and the great feeling of supporting your local shop! " (April 06, 2023).
  4. A Closer Look at Uk'otoa on the Darrington Press official website  (backup link)
  5. Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Reborn Releases January 18th!
  6. Announcing A Familiar Problem: A One-Page RPG
  7. Announcing Till the Last Gasp: a dramatic 2-player game coming in 2023! (December 14, 2022) by Darrington Press.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Big news: Queen by Midnight and two new RPGs.
  9. Announcing Caper Cards: Bells Hells (July 26, 2023) by Darrington Press.
  10. Hype! Candela Obscura – Our new horror TTRPG show premieres May 25th (May 9, 2023) by Critical Role.
  11. Hear ye, hear ye: Announcing For the Queen! (January 23, 2024)
  12. Playtest Daggerheart Starting March 12th! on the Darrington Press official website
  13. Darcy L. Ross (@DarcyLRoss) on Twitter: "!!! I can finally share what I've been working on for the last few weeks: / I am the Publishing Marketing Manager for @darringtonpress, the brand-new tabletop game company by @CriticalRole! / Announcement: / https://critrole.com/announcing-darrington-press-our-game-publishing-company/ / Join my newsletter won't ya? / https://darringtonpress.com" (October 27, 2020). (backup link)
  14. Brittany Walloch-Key's bio (@BWalloch) on Twitter: "Cat Enthusiast / I annoy my husband / I like making you laugh / Director of Events for Critical Role / Director of Retail for Darrington Press". (backup link)

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