Around the Web: Matt Mercer’s “Rule of Cool”


 

Probably best known for his voicework in video games and cartoons, Matt Mercer is also a well-known DM in the voice acting community in and around Los Angeles. Geek & Sundry’s Twitch stream featuring Mercer and eight of his friends playing D&D, known as “Critical Role,” is a fast-growing and fun romp through the world of 5th Edition. HERE, Matt shares his thoughts on “The Rule of Cool” – that is the implicit rule that the characters can sometimes play fast and loose with the rules in order to pull off an epic stunt and thus feel “cool” for having done that. We’ll let Matt fill you in on the rest: