The Guild is back, ready to arm themselves with a new expansion to their game.

Cast and Crew Information

Felicia Day as Codex
Sandeep Parikh as Zaboo
Jeff Lewis as Vork
Robin Thorson as Clara
Amy Okuda as Tinkerballa
Vincent Caso as Bladezz
Michele Boyd as Riley
Wil Wheaton as Fawkes
J. Teddy Garces as Bruiser
Mike Rose as Valkyrie
Teal Sherer as Venom
Alexander Yi as Kwan
Brett Sheridan as George

Written by Felicia Day
Directed by Sean Becker

Availability Information

The DVD release is an Amazon.com exclusive. The online version is available for everyone.

Premise

Codex hopes the new expansion pack to their game will help mend the issues they’ve had because of the party that ended season two. When the expansion also pits them against a new guild led by Fawkes (Wil Wheaton), things get much worse before they get better.

High Point

“Run in a Z, sweetie!”

Low Point

The wrong Guilder took down Bruiser.

The Review

Again this is an original season. As each season runs about 90 minutes, they basically have a year to come up with a new episode, which is enough time to set up something that they haven’t done before. I give it 5 out of 6.

The effects are pretty minimal. As from the final episode, I can’t think of any, and even that episode had very little. I give it 4 out of 6.

The story was well set up. Clara’s arc is set off by the trigger we knew was coming, but it didn’t play out as expected. The introduction of another guild was a nice touch, and we’ve seen some genuine character development taking place that is very well done. I give it 5 out of 6.

The acting again works well. The core leads were all instrumental in the development of their characters, and the guest stars are similarly well cast. I give it 5 out of 6.

The production was accomplished on a budget. The editing is decent, though it could be a little tighter in places. I give it 4 out of 6.

The emotional response is good. The relationship between Riley and Zaboo is highly amusing, and Wil Wheaton plays out his character very well. I give it 5 out of 6.

Overall, it’s a stronger season than the second, but I still don’t think anything matches the first. I give it 5 out of 6.

In total, The Guild: Season Three receives 33 out of 42.