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Monster of the Week: "Hello, things that go bump?"

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Monster of the Week: "Hello, things that go bump?"

Monster of the Week on Roll20, Discord

Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts


  • Duration: 3 to 3 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: Open to all
  • Price per player-session

    About the adventure

    Monster of the Week is a standalone action-horror RPG for 3-5 people. Hunt high school fiends like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, travel the country to bring down unnatural creatures like the Winchester brothers of supernatural, or head up the government investigation like Mulder and Scully. Heck, you can even get a bit FRINGE about it. Hunt down monsters like Balkan vampires, Werewolves, and other-dimensional creatures. Use hunter types like "the crooked" and "the spell-slinger". Grab the fireplace poker and get your spell book. Those monster's are going down! Each mission is a stand alone but, I welcome returning players to use established characters who have survived past missions.

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    45 Reviews


    40 years as a TTRPG player

    37 years as a Game Master

    189 games hosted

    Brings Dragonbane, Call of Cthulhu, ALIEN, Monster of the Week, Band of Blades, Scum and Villainy, Blades in the Dark. I use Roll20 and voice chat over Discord. to the table

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    Additional Details

    How to prepare

    You will not need a web cam but you will need a microphone and working speakers or headset. You will need a working monitor. You will need a discord account and a Roll20 account, both of which are free. Play will be through Roll20. You may create a character or use a pre-generated character. Please review the "Playbooks" to see what kind of character you might want to play and review the "Hunter Reference Sheet" as well for your core game mechanics.

    What I provide

    A movie's worth of action and adventure in a one of a kind session. No two games will play the same.

    Gameplay details

    Every mission is different but, generally speaking, the hunters will get a tip that something strange is putting "normies" in danger. It's up to them to research what the cause might be, figure out how to fight it and save the day. As the "keeper" I will put challenges out there for you but I never roll the dice. This game really works a lot on player interaction. Your rolls and descriptions really drive the action. Rule of cool is very much in play.

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    How will character creation work

    We can whip a a character right at the top of the session, it goes fast, you talk it out with the other players over the discord and figure out the team dynamic you want OR grab a pre generated hero and rock on.

    Players can expect

    • Combat/Tactics: Medium
    • Roleplay: High
    • Puzzles: Medium
    • Experience Level: Open to all

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