Monster Cafe

Bard Rock Network

The world is ripe with monsters, and when you have a monster problem, you need the professionals. Unfortunately, the best you're going to get is the VanHellmans family. Join us as we play Monster of the Week by Evil Hat Productions in this TTRPG Actual Play Podcast. read less
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Episodes

Hunt 1: Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Oct 10 2023
Hunt 1: Are You Afraid of the Dark?
An ominous closed-door mystery at a hole-in-the-wall diner called the Bard Rock Cafe in upstate New York attracts the attention of the VanHellmans family. Can these descendants of the monster hunters who slayed Dracula crack the case?Our Cast:Paul as The KeeperKenny as Archie VanHellmansStephanie as Eddie VanHellmansTensei as David VanHellmansMarty as Dominick VanHellmansLove what you're hearing? Join our network Discord community!What does Eddie sell when it's too early for grilled cheese? We are now affiliated with Many Worlds Tavern. Use our affiliate link to get fantasy themed tea and coffee, and use code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% on your order. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!Want to support the Show and pick up some sweet dice? We are now partnered with FanRoll by Metallic Dice Games. Just use our affiliate link and code BARDROCKCAFE at checkout to save 10%. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!We are also now affiliated with Minva RPG! Pick up journals for your players, a TTRPG campaign planner template for your DM, and a myriad of other cool tools for your campaign. Just use our affiliate link to support the show and code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% off your order!We were featured in Podchaser's top podcasts to check out February 2022!Monster Cafe is a TTTRPG actual play podcast, Playing Evil Hat Productions' "Monster of the Week" brought to you by Dragon Master Games and viewers like you via our network Patreon and Ko-Fi. Monster Cafe merchandise coming soon to our network merch stores on Redbubble and Teepublic!
Hunt 2: Clowning Around
Oct 24 2023
Hunt 2: Clowning Around
The Vanhellmans family embarks to a carnival near Atlantic City who has been leaving behind a trail of missing people in all of the towns it visits. Our Cast:Paul as The KeeperMarty as Dominick VanHellmansKhadeja as Gigi VanHellmansStephanie as Eddie VanHellmansTensei as David VanHellmansLove what you're hearing? Join our network Discord community!What does Eddie sell when it's too early for grilled cheese? We are now affiliated with Many Worlds Tavern. Use our affiliate link to get fantasy themed tea and coffee, and use code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% on your order. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!Want to support the Show and pick up some sweet dice? We are now partnered with FanRoll by Metallic Dice Games. Just use our affiliate link and code BARDROCKCAFE at checkout to save 10%. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!We are also now affiliated with Minva RPG! Pick up journals for your players, a TTRPG campaign planner template for your DM, and a myriad of other cool tools for your campaign. Just use our affiliate link to support the show and code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% off your order!We were featured in Podchaser's top podcasts to check out February 2022!Monster Cafe is a TTTRPG actual play podcast, Playing Evil Hat Productions' "Monster of the Week" brought to you by Dragon Master Games and viewers like you via our network Patreon and Ko-Fi. Monster Cafe merchandise coming soon to our network merch stores on Redbubble and Teepublic!
Hunt 6: On the Road Again
Mar 12 2024
Hunt 6: On the Road Again
The van Hellmanns family makes their way back to London, Ohio. Surely there won't be any strange detours THIS time, right?Our Cast:Paul as The KeeperMarty as Dominick VanHellmansKhadeja as Gigi VanHellmansStephanie as Eddie VanHellmansTensei as David VanHellmansLove what you're hearing? Join our network Discord community!What does Eddie sell when it's too early for grilled cheese? We are now affiliated with Many Worlds Tavern. Use our affiliate link to get fantasy themed tea and coffee, and use code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% on your order. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!Want to support the Show and pick up some sweet dice? We are now partnered with FanRoll by Metallic Dice Games. Just use our affiliate link and code BARDROCKCAFE at checkout to save 10%. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!We are also now affiliated with Minva RPG! Pick up journals for your players, a TTRPG campaign planner template for your DM, and a myriad of other cool tools for your campaign. Just use our affiliate link to support the show and code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% off your order!We were featured in Podchaser's top podcasts to check out February 2022!Monster Cafe is a TTTRPG actual play podcast, Playing Evil Hat Productions' "Monster of the Week" brought to you by Dragon Master Games and viewers like you via our network Patreon and Ko-Fi. Monster Cafe merchandise coming soon to our network merch stores on Redbubble and Teepublic!
Hunt 7: The Devil You Know
Apr 16 2024
Hunt 7: The Devil You Know
As the VanhHellmans family make their final preparations to face off with the Devil, they decide to make a phone call and announce their coming arrival. What does the Devil have to say?Our Cast:Paul as The KeeperMarty as Dominick VanHellmansKhadeja as Gigi VanHellmansStephanie as Eddie VanHellmansTensei as David VanHellmansLove what you're hearing? Join our network Discord community!What does Eddie sell when it's too early for grilled cheese? We are now affiliated with Many Worlds Tavern. Use our affiliate link to get fantasy themed tea and coffee, and use code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% on your order. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!Want to support the Show and pick up some sweet dice? We are now partnered with FanRoll by Metallic Dice Games. Just use our affiliate link and code BARDROCKCAFE at checkout to save 10%. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!We are also now affiliated with Minva RPG! Pick up journals for your players, a TTRPG campaign planner template for your DM, and a myriad of other cool tools for your campaign. Just use our affiliate link to support the show and code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% off your order!We were featured in Podchaser's top podcasts to check out February 2022!Monster Cafe is a TTTRPG actual play podcast, Playing Evil Hat Productions' "Monster of the Week" brought to you by Dragon Master Games and viewers like you via our network Patreon and Ko-Fi. Monster Cafe merchandise coming soon to our network merch stores on Redbubble and Teepublic!
Hunt 8: Baby Shark Saves the Day
Apr 30 2024
Hunt 8: Baby Shark Saves the Day
The VanHellmans family are ready for round two with the werewolves in London. Can David perform the Baby Shark song before the Devil gives them their due?Our Cast:Paul as The KeeperMarty as Dominick VanHellmansKenny as Archie VanHellmansStephanie as Eddie VanHellmansTensei as David VanHellmansLove what you're hearing? Join our network Discord community!What does Eddie sell when it's too early for grilled cheese? We are now affiliated with Many Worlds Tavern. Use our affiliate link to get fantasy themed tea and coffee, and use code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% on your order. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!Want to support the Show and pick up some sweet dice? We are now partnered with FanRoll by Metallic Dice Games. Just use our affiliate link and code BARDROCKCAFE at checkout to save 10%. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!We are also now affiliated with Minva RPG! Pick up journals for your players, a TTRPG campaign planner template for your DM, and a myriad of other cool tools for your campaign. Just use our affiliate link to support the show and code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% off your order!We were featured in Podchaser's top podcasts to check out February 2022!Monster Cafe is a TTTRPG actual play podcast, Playing Evil Hat Productions' "Monster of the Week" brought to you by Dragon Master Games and viewers like you via our network Patreon and Ko-Fi. Monster Cafe merchandise coming soon to our network merch stores on Redbubble and Teepublic!
Hunt 9:  Brothers Weekend
May 14 2024
Hunt 9: Brothers Weekend
Another week, another premonition. Gigi has seen the gnashing of teeth and a baby in grave danger. She is unable to join the hunt this time, which means the VanHellmans brother are free from any oversight as they head out to the small town of Mannford, Oklahoma.Our Cast:Justin as The KeeperMarty as Dominick VanHellmansStephanie as Eddie VanHellmansTensei as David VanHellmansLove what you're hearing? Join our network Discord community!What does Eddie sell when it's too early for grilled cheese? We are now affiliated with Many Worlds Tavern. Use our affiliate link to get fantasy themed tea and coffee, and use code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% on your order. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!Want to support the Show and pick up some sweet dice? We are now partnered with FanRoll by Metallic Dice Games. Just use our affiliate link and code BARDROCKCAFE at checkout to save 10%. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!We are also now affiliated with Minva RPG! Pick up journals for your players, a TTRPG campaign planner template for your DM, and a myriad of other cool tools for your campaign. Just use our affiliate link to support the show and code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% off your order!We were featured in Podchaser's top podcasts to check out February 2022!Monster Cafe is a TTTRPG actual play podcast, Playing Evil Hat Productions' "Monster of the Week" brought to you by Dragon Master Games and viewers like you via our network Patreon and Ko-Fi. Monster Cafe merchandise coming soon to our network merch stores on Redbubble and Teepublic!
Hunt 11: The Bone Queen
Jun 10 2024
Hunt 11: The Bone Queen
Every small town has their big secret buried underneath. In the caverns beneath Manford Oklahoma, that secret threatens to swallow up David unless his brothers can convince the locals that tooth fairies are very real, and very dangerous.Our Cast:Justin as The KeeperMarty as Dominick VanHellmansStephanie as Eddie VanHellmansTensei as David VanHellmansLove what you're hearing? Join our network Discord community!What does Eddie sell when it's too early for grilled cheese? We are now affiliated with Many Worlds Tavern. Use our affiliate link to get fantasy themed tea and coffee, and use code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% on your order. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!Want to support the Show and pick up some sweet dice? We are now partnered with FanRoll by Metallic Dice Games. Just use our affiliate link and code BARDROCKCAFE at checkout to save 10%. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!We are also now affiliated with Minva RPG! Pick up journals for your players, a TTRPG campaign planner template for your DM, and a myriad of other cool tools for your campaign. Just use our affiliate link to support the show and code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% off your order!We were featured in Podchaser's top podcasts to check out February 2022!Monster Cafe is a TTTRPG actual play podcast, Playing Evil Hat Productions' "Monster of the Week" brought to you by Dragon Master Games and viewers like you via our network Patreon and Ko-Fi. Monster Cafe merchandise coming soon to our network merch stores on Redbubble and Teepublic!
Hunt 12: It Runs in the Family
Jun 25 2024
Hunt 12: It Runs in the Family
Way way back in the 1890sA secret monster hunting familyGot a visit from a prophetWho told them of their children's destinyOur Cast:Paul as The KeeperIzzy as Ariana Quell VanHellmansNick as Jason VanHellmansStephanie as Doctor Temperance Vigilance Frankenstein VanHellmans IVJustin as Oscar VanHellmansLove what you're hearing? Join our network Discord community!What does Eddie sell when it's too early for grilled cheese? We are now affiliated with Many Worlds Tavern. Use our affiliate link to get fantasy themed tea and coffee, and use code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% on your order. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!Want to support the Show and pick up some sweet dice? We are now partnered with FanRoll by Metallic Dice Games. Just use our affiliate link and code BARDROCKCAFE at checkout to save 10%. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!We are also now affiliated with Minva RPG! Pick up journals for your players, a TTRPG campaign planner template for your DM, and a myriad of other cool tools for your campaign. Just use our affiliate link to support the show and code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% off your order!We were featured in Podchaser's top podcasts to check out February 2022!Monster Cafe is a TTTRPG actual play podcast, Playing Evil Hat Productions' "Monster of the Week" brought to you by Dragon Master Games and viewers like you via our network Patreon and Ko-Fi. Monster Cafe merchandise coming soon to our network merch stores on Redbubble and Teepublic!
Hunt 13: Making History
Jul 9 2024
Hunt 13: Making History
The Victorian VanHellmans are presented with an unprecedented situation: one of the Gorgon sisters who has been gifted with the powers of a Greek prophet and is running rampant through London. In order to confront the situation head on, the family of famed Monster Hunters hole up in their mansion and invent several new cheese-based dishes.Our Cast:Paul as The KeeperIzzy as Ariana Quell VanHellmansNick as Jason VanHellmansStephanie as Doctor Temperance Vigilance Frankenstein VanHellmans IVJustin as Oscar VanHellmansLove what you're hearing? Join our network Discord community!What does Eddie sell when it's too early for grilled cheese? We are now affiliated with Many Worlds Tavern. Use our affiliate link to get fantasy themed tea and coffee, and use code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% on your order. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!Want to support the Show and pick up some sweet dice? We are now partnered with FanRoll by Metallic Dice Games. Just use our affiliate link and code BARDROCKCAFE at checkout to save 10%. A portion of your order goes to support the Network!We are also now affiliated with Minva RPG! Pick up journals for your players, a TTRPG campaign planner template for your DM, and a myriad of other cool tools for your campaign. Just use our affiliate link to support the show and code BARDROCKCAFE to save 10% off your order!We were featured in Podchaser's top podcasts to check out February 2022!Monster Cafe is a TTTRPG actual play podcast, Playing Evil Hat Productions' "Monster of the Week" brought to you by Dragon Master Games and viewers like you via our network Patreon and Ko-Fi. Monster Cafe merchandise coming soon to our network merch stores on Redbubble and Teepublic!