Play Candela Obscura With Our New Quickstart Guide!

Heed the call, investigators: join the secret society Candela Obscura to confront occult horrors from beyond, keeping hidden the true nature of magickal incursions besetting our world!

All you need to play is your imagination, some friends, and nine 6-sided dice. Over in our Critical Role shops (US, CA, UK, EU, and AU) and Darrington Press Guild stores, you’ll find our gorgeous Candela Obscura Dice Set made specifically for this game!

Download this newly-released and FREE quickstart guide to dive in to our new investigative horror TTRPG Candela Obscura, which will also be your first look at the Illuminated Worlds System!

The full Candela Obscura Core Rulebook will release later this year, so stay tuned!

And if you’re a visual learner, watch this How to Play: Candela Obscura video to receive a walkthrough of the system from Lead Game Designer Spenser Starke!

Watch the Candela Obscura Series Premiere Tonight!

Tonight, four investigators wade into the occult depths of Candela Obscura in the new monthly horror anthology series on Critical Role! This first chapter of Candela Obscura will be 3 stand-alone episodes starring Robbie Daymond, Laura Bailey, Anjali Bhimani, and Ashley Johnson with a story led by Matthew Mercer.

Read more about the show here, and be sure to tune in to the first episode tonight at 7pm Pacific on Twitch and YouTube!