A Critical Look

I play a lot of video games, and often throw some video onto the secondary monitor to watch while I grind away at some MMO, explore in a sandbox, or craft in a Minecraft clone. I’ve been getting into a number of D&D live streams lately. I’ve been watching the Penny Arcade/PvP/PAX games since before I could literally “watch” them and I dug Titansgrave, which led me to Critical Role. And now I’m watching Dice, Camera, Action, quickly adding it to my viewing as it launched, so I don’t need to repeat my Vox Machina problem of having to binge through 40+ episodes to catch-up.

The problem with this is it mean’s I’m continually holding my own gamemastery abilities up against the very high standards set by Matthew Mercer and Chris Perkins: respectively a renowned voice actor, and a professional game designer & writer. They’ve put the bar pretty darn high…