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Thought Eater

By Jeremy “frothsof” Smith
Musings on tabletop role-playing games from Jeremy "frothsof" Smith. New shows Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Frothcast #204: Humpday RPG Show 5.12.21
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:17:28
May 12, 2021
Frothcast #203 : Killer "Big Reveal" Campaign Idea
In which I discuss a killer campaign idea prompted by Free Thrall of the Keep Off the Borderlands podcast. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
13:43
May 7, 2021
Frothcast #202: Humpday RPG Show 5.5.21
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:14:56
May 5, 2021
Frothcast #201: Five Minute Friday: RPGs as an Asset Class
In which I discuss how RPGs behave as an investment. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
08:38
April 30, 2021
Frothcast #200!
In which I celebrate 200 episodes of the Thought Eater Podcast. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
53:20
April 28, 2021
Frothcast #199: Five Minute Friday: Plot Hooks from Real-Life News Events
In which I discuss generating plot hooks from real news stories. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
06:31
April 16, 2021
Frothcast #198: Humpday RPG Show 4.14.21
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:02:36
April 14, 2021
Frothcast #197: Five Minute Friday: NPC Voices
In which I offer some tips on coming up with NPC voices! Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
05:47
April 9, 2021
Frothcast #196: Humpday RPG Show 4.7.21 with Special Guest Tyler Crumrine
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guest Tyler Crumrine! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:26:44
April 7, 2021
Frothcast #195: Humpday RPG Show 3.31.21 with Special Guest Ian Yusem
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guest Ian Yusem! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:38:23
March 31, 2021
Frothcast #194: Five Minute Friday: Tornadoes and Megadungeons
In which I discuss the Megadungeon Jam happening over at Itch. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
06:03
March 26, 2021
Frothcast #193: Humpday RPG Show 3.24.21 with Special Guest Mark Reed of Noble Dwarf
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guest Mark Reed! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:10:28
March 24, 2021
Frothcast #192: Five Minute Friday: Three RPG Tips From Superhero Movies
In which I share three tips for any RPG system that I've learned watching superhero movies (and tv). Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
06:46
March 19, 2021
Frothcast #191: Humpday RPG Show 3.17.21 with Special Guest Hodag RPG
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guest Hodag RPG! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:19:44
March 17, 2021
Frothcast #190: Five Minute Friday: D&D Advice from a Four-Year-Old
In which I share some advice from a four-year-old on getting the most out of your Dungeons and Dragons game. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
05:03
March 12, 2021
Frothcast #189: Humpday RPG Show 3.10.21 with Special Guest Joe Richter of the Hindsightless Podcast
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guest Joe Richter of the Hindsightless podcast! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:20:09
March 10, 2021
Frothcast #188: Five Minute Friday: Funny Character Death Call-Ins
In which I share listener calls of funny PC death stories. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
11:24
March 5, 2021
Frothcast #187: Humpday RPG Show 3.2.21 with Special Guest Michael T. Lombardi of A Catalogue Chimerical
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guest Michael T. Lombardi of A Catalogue Chimerical! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:29:39
March 3, 2021
Frothcast #186: Five Minute Friday: Funny PC Deaths
In which I encourage listeners to call in with their funny PC death stories. All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
04:02
February 26, 2021
Frothcast #185: Humpday RPG Show 2.24.21 with Special Guest Sean McCoy of the Mothership RPG
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guest Sean McCoy of the Mothership RPG! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:39:28
February 24, 2021
Frothcast #184: Five Minute Friday: Nobody is Playing Sci-Fi Games
In which I take a look at some interesting data on sci-fi games posted over at the Trilemma Adventures blog. All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
05:38
February 19, 2021
Frothcast #183: Humpday RPG Show 2.17.21 with Special Guest Olobosk of Trash Planet Epsilon 5
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guest Olobosk of Trash Planet Epsilon 5! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:42:26
February 17, 2021
Frothcast #182: Five Minute Friday: Awesome Tips for Creating Magic Items
In which I check out some awesome tips on creating magic items from Raven Crowking. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon.
05:01
February 12, 2021
Frothcast #181: Humpday RPG Show 2.10.21 with Special Guests D.M. Wilson and Sarah Brunt of Planar Compass
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guests D.M. Wilson and Sarah Brunt of Planar Compass! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:50:41
February 10, 2021
Frothcast #180: Five Minute Friday: Saga of the Puppet Boobs
In which I explore the bizarre saga of the controversial new D&D streaming show Stuff of Legends. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon. 
05:09
February 5, 2021
Frothcast #179: Humpday RPG Show 2.3.21 with Special Guest James Crane of Crumbling Keep
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! Special guest James Crane of Crumbling Keep! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:37:09
February 3, 2021
Frothcast #178: Five Minute Friday: Interesting Data on the Age of New D&D Players
In which I take a look at a cool post from Seed of Worlds. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Back the show on Patreon. 
05:01
January 29, 2021
Frothcast #177: Humpday RPG Show 1.27.21
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:16:42
January 27, 2021
Frothcast #176: Five Minute Friday: A Cool Way to Run Mystery Games
In which I revisit an awesome idea from Prismatic Wasteland on running mystery games. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
06:45
January 22, 2021
Frothcast #175: Humpday RPG Show 1.20.21 with Special Guest Logan Dean of The Company RPG
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:20:01
January 20, 2021
Frothcast #174: Five Minute Friday: Enworld's Ten Most Anticipated Games of 2021
In which I take a peek at the ten most anticipated games for 2021 as voted on by members of the Enworld RPG forum. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
06:20
January 15, 2021
Frothcast #173: Humpday RPG Show 1.13.21
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
58:58
January 13, 2021
Frothcast #172: Five Minute Friday: Getting Warmer
In which Froth magically transforms into a self-help guru. Check out the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
05:21
January 8, 2021
Frothcast #171: Humpday RPG Show 1.6.21
A weekly celebration of the RPG scene! Blogs, zines, free stuff, maps, reviews, interviews, and more! All links mentioned are posted at the Thought Eater blog. Support the show on Patreon!
01:02:37
January 6, 2021
Frothcast #170: Five Minute Friday: I Am Shamelessly Addicted To A D&D Video Game
In which I recount the sordid tale of how I become hooked on a free D&D phone app. 
04:39
March 13, 2020
Frothcast #169: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 3.11.20
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
59:31
March 11, 2020
Frothcast #168: Sunday Zine Club Episode 7 (Guest: Evlyn Moreau)
Do you love RPG zines? Then join the club! Zine-related news, reviews, interviews, free downloads, and more! All of the links mentioned can be found at the Thought Eater blog. Special Guest: Evlyn Moreau!
49:24
March 8, 2020
Frothcast #167: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 3.4.20
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
49:16
March 4, 2020
Frothcast #166: Sunday Zine Club Episode 6: Zinequest Finale
Do you love RPG zines? Then join the club! Zine-related news, reviews, interviews, free downloads, and more! All of the links mentioned can be found at the Thought Eater blog.
17:36
March 1, 2020
Frothcast #165: Five Minute Friday: A Whale of a Review: Genial Jack for 5e D&D
In which I go slightly over five minutes talking about Dr. Jonathan Newell's excellent new 5e campaign setting, Genial Jack. See the Thought Eater blog for purchasing options. 
07:27
February 28, 2020
Frothcast #164: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.26.20
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
36:53
February 26, 2020
Frothcast #163: Sunday Zine Club Episode 5 (Guest: James V. West)
Do you love RPG zines? Then join the club! Zine-related news, reviews, interviews, free downloads, and more! All of the links mentioned can be found at the Thought Eater blog. Special Guest: James V. West!
55:26
February 23, 2020
Frothcast #162: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.19.20
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:04:17
February 19, 2020
Frothcast #161: Sunday Zine Club Episode 4 (Guest: James Maliszewski)
Do you love RPG zines? Then join the club! Zine-related news, reviews, interviews, free downloads, and more! All of the links mentioned can be found at the Thought Eater blog. Special Guest: James Maliszewski!
01:01:37
February 16, 2020
Frothcast #160: Five Minute Friday: Talking Dice Apps With Kitty
In which I point out some cool free dice apps and get upstaged by kitty. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
05:32
February 14, 2020
Frothcast #159: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.12.20
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
47:59
February 12, 2020
Frothcast #158: Sunday Zine Club Episode 3 (Guest: Nate Treme)
Do you love RPG zines? Then join the club! Zine-related news, reviews, interviews, free downloads, and more! All of the links mentioned can be found at the Thought Eater blog. Special Guest: Nate Treme!
01:08:29
February 9, 2020
Frothcast #157: Five Minute Friday: You Really Owe it to Yourself to Check Out the Green Bird RPG Team
In which I shine some light on one of the most exciting and underrated teams working on 5e D&D. Links to their stuff are over at the Thought Eater blog. 
05:08
February 7, 2020
Frothcast #156: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.5.20
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
57:03
February 5, 2020
Frothcast #155: Sunday Zine Club Episode 2 (Guest: Ray Otus)
Do you love RPG zines? Then join the club! Zine-related news, reviews, interviews, free downloads, and more! All of the links mentioned can be found at the Thought Eater blog. Special guest: Ray Otus!
54:45
February 2, 2020
Frothcast #154: Five Minute Friday: An Ode To My Dice Tower
In which I sing the praises of my new dice tower. Happy Friday!
03:60
January 31, 2020
Frothcast #153: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 1.29.20
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:11:31
January 29, 2020
Frothcast #152: Sunday Zine Club Episode 1 (Guest: Tim Shorts)
In which I introduce a brand-new show: Sunday Zine Club! Featuring zine-related news, reviews, interviews, and more! Join the club! All of the links mentioned can be found at the Thought Eater blog. Special guest: Tim Shorts!
48:47
January 26, 2020
Frothcast #151: Five Minute Friday: What is the Ideal D&D Adventuring Party Size?
In which I briefly ponder the ideal party size in the various iterations of D&D. 
05:33
January 24, 2020
Frothcast #150: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 1.22.20
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:31:27
January 22, 2020
Frothcast #149: New Year Gaming Resolutions!
In which a veritable who's-who of Legendary Anchorite podcasters join me in sharing their hopes and goals for gaming in 2020. Happy new year!
48:45
January 5, 2020
Frothcast #148: Five Minute Friday: New Year, NEW SHOW!
In which I shut down 2019 and announce a new show on the podcast for 2020!
06:04
December 20, 2019
Frothcast #147: Humpday Blog-O-Rama Year-End Super Special!
Join me for a very special year-end episode of Humpday Blog-O-Rama! This is a weekly show in which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog. Special thanks to my esteemed guest, Rob C from the Down in a Heap podcast.  The show will return January 8th, 2020!
01:15:03
December 18, 2019
Frothcast #146: Froth University Session Five: Goth Kids
In which I recap all of the action from my 1980's horror/comedy campaign! We are using the Savage Worlds game system and the East Texas University setting.
24:43
December 15, 2019
Frothcast #145: Five Minute Friday: My PC was Torn Apart by Wererats
In which the death of my PC causes me to realize something about my approach to character creation in the various editions of D&D.
05:18
December 13, 2019
Frothcast #144: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 12.11.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
52:29
December 11, 2019
Frothcast #143: Froth University Session Four: Needful Things
In which I recap all of the action from my 1980's horror/comedy campaign! We are using the Savage Worlds game system and the East Texas University setting.
16:55
December 8, 2019
Frothcast #143: Five Minute Friday: Review: Mehliu: Blood 'N' Bone
In which I take a look at a new D&D variant with a twist. You can purchase Mehliu: Blood 'N' Bone RIGHT HERE!
04:05
December 6, 2019
Frothcast #142: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 12.4.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog. 
01:05:49
December 4, 2019
Frothcast #141: Froth University Session Three: Potty Humor
In which I recap all of the action from my 1980's horror/comedy campaign! We are using the Savage Worlds game system and the East Texas University setting.
29:07
December 1, 2019
Frothcast #140: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 11.27.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog. Special thanks to my esteemed guest, Rob C from the Down in a Heap podcast. 
01:34:16
November 27, 2019
Frothcast #139: Froth University Session Two: Zombies, Roaches, and Frat Parties
In which I recap all of the action from my 1980's horror/comedy campaign! We are using the Savage Worlds game system and the East Texas University setting.
24:53
November 24, 2019
Frothcast #138: Willy the Wizard Compilation: Volume One
In which I compile all of the Willy the Wizard episodes so far into a single podcast. Willy the Wizard is a sporadic series of absurd skits that I do with my daughter. They feature characters from our home campaign: Elizabeth the Fighter and Willy the hard-of-hearing Wizard.
07:29
November 22, 2019
Frothcast #137: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 11.20.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:23:45
November 20, 2019
Frothcast #136: Revenge of the Unpopular D&D Opinions!
In which I close out my series on unpopular D&D opinions.
17:59
November 17, 2019
Frothcast #135: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard and the Temple of Elemental Evil
In which Willy the hard-of-hearing Wizard and brave Elizabeth continue their (mis)adventures.
02:23
November 15, 2019
Frothcast #134: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 11.13.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
48:39
November 13, 2019
Frothcast #133: Even More Unpopular D&D Opinions
In which I follow up on my last Five Minute Friday podcast and share some unpopular D&D opinions from legendary RPG Anchorites podcasting here on Anchor. 
30:54
November 10, 2019
Frothcast #132: Five Minute Friday: My Unpopular D&D Opinion
In which I share my "unpopular D&D opinion" and encourage listeners to do the same. 
05:03
November 8, 2019
Frothcast #131: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 11.6.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:12:60
November 6, 2019
Frothcast #130: Froth University Session One: Freshman Orientation
In which I recap all of the action from my 1980's horror/comedy campaign! We are using the Savage Worlds game system and the East Texas University setting.
47:32
November 3, 2019
Frothcast #129: GMs Share Their Greatest Weaknesses
In which I compile a bunch of call-ins and comments that I received from GMs discussing their biggest perceived weaknesses. Not nearly as bleak as it sounds. 
01:05:47
November 1, 2019
Frothcast #128: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 10.30.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
46:40
October 30, 2019
Frothcast #127: Froth University: Meet the Class of 1986!
In which I introduce you to the characters in my upcoming 1980's horror/comedy game. 
22:26
October 27, 2019
Frothcast #126: Five Minute Friday: The Magic of Lulu
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less.
04:04
October 25, 2019
Frothcast #125: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 10.23.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
46:14
October 23, 2019
Frothcast #124: Froth University: Prepping For My 1980's Horror/Comedy Magnum Opus
In which I discuss the preparations underway for my upcoming horror/comedy game! We will be using the Savage Worlds East Texas University setting, heavily influenced by classic comedies of the 1980's.
20:45
October 20, 2019
Frothcast #123: Five Minute Friday: My Biggest Weakness as a GM
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less.
05:37
October 18, 2019
Frothcast #122: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 10.16.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:02:34
October 16, 2019
Frothcast #121: Night Below AD&D Session Recap and MASSIVE SHAKE-UP 10.13.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. I also discuss a MASSIVE SHAKE-UP regarding our upcoming game sessions. 
21:16
October 13, 2019
Frothcast #120: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 7: Dave Arneson Edition
In which I continue my series focusing on lesser known OSR games. To celebrate Dave Arneson month, today I discuss Dragons at Dawn.
05:06
October 11, 2019
Frothcast #119: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 10.9.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:14:39
October 9, 2019
Frothcast #118: Dave Arneson's Adventures in Fantasy
As part of AAA month (Anchorites Appreciate Arneson), today I am taking a look at D&D co-creator Dave Arneson's fabulous mess of a game, Adventures in Fantasy. 
31:08
October 4, 2019
Frothcast #117: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 10.2.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
49:12
October 2, 2019
Frothcast #116: Best "Generic" System II: The People Have Spoken!
In which I continue last Friday's discussion on "generic" games, sharing picks from other gamers.
15:25
September 27, 2019
Frothcast #115: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 9.25.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
54:42
September 25, 2019
Frothcast #114: Froth University: Froth Goes Back to School!
In which I discuss my upcoming 1980's East Texas University game, and the technology, stereotypes, films, and music that will inform the campaign.
21:27
September 22, 2019
Frothcast #113: Five Minute Friday: Best "Generic" System
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less.
05:14
September 20, 2019
Frothcast #112: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 9.18.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:19:39
September 18, 2019
Frothcast #111: Night Below AD&D Session Recap 9.15.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
32:28
September 15, 2019
Frothcast #110: Five Minute Friday: Savage Worlds Adventure Edition
In which I take a look at the new Savage Worlds Adventure Edition!
05:05
September 13, 2019
Frothcast #109: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 9.11.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
46:14
September 11, 2019
Frothcast #108: Night Below Session Recap 9.8.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
18:49
September 8, 2019
Frothcast #107: Spoiler-Free Dark Crystal GM Thoughts
Today on the podcast, I have some COMPLETELY SPOILER-FREE thoughts on the new Dark Crystal prequel and the gaming-related thoughts that ran through my mind looking at it.
13:44
September 6, 2019
Frothcast #106: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 9.4.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:01:02
September 4, 2019
Frothcast #105: Five Minute Friday: Weather
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less.
05:18
August 30, 2019
Frothcast #104: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 8.28.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:05:07
August 28, 2019
Frothcast #103: Night Below D&D Session Recap 8.25.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
22:43
August 25, 2019
Frothcast #102: Five Minute Friday: Backup Games
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less.
04:38
August 23, 2019
Frothcast #101: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 8.21.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.
01:01:10
August 21, 2019
Frothcast #100
Join me today in celebrating 100 episodes of the Thought Eater Podcast.
18:01
August 16, 2019
Frothcast #99: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 8.14.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.  
01:00:01
August 14, 2019
Frothcast #98: Night Below Session Recap 8.11.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. 
20:41
August 11, 2019
Frothcast #97: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard and the Fire Beetle
In which Willy the hard-of-hearing Wizard and brave Elizabeth continue their (mis)adventures.  
03:07
August 9, 2019
Frothcast #96: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 8.7.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog. 
01:06:41
August 7, 2019
Frothcast #95: Five Minute Friday: Thoughts on Pathfinder 2e
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. 
06:23
August 2, 2019
Frothcast #94: Solo Gaming Extravaganza
Join me for a special solo gaming episode featuring call-ins from a veritable multitude of Legendary Anchorites.
44:18
July 31, 2019
Frothcast #93: Five Minute Friday: Solo Gaming (Calling All Anchorites)
In which I briefly discuss solo gaming and invite listeners to share their thoughts for a future episode. 
03:59
July 26, 2019
Frothcast #92: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 7.24.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.  
55:15
July 24, 2019
Frothcast #91: Top Three Tuesdays: Sound Effects, Spaceships, and D6 Games
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of topics.   
40:09
July 23, 2019
Frothcast #90: Night Below Session Recap 7.21.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.    
27:19
July 21, 2019
Frothcast #89: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 6
In which I discuss the criminally underrated OSR game Iron Falcon. Download it for free or purchase a print copy HERE. 
04:42
July 19, 2019
Frothcast #88: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 7.17.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog.  
46:52
July 17, 2019
Frothcast #87: Night Below Session Recap 7.14.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.   
29:08
July 14, 2019
Frothcast #86: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard in the Wilderness
In which Willy the hard-of-hearing Wizard and brave Elizabeth continue their (mis)adventures.  
02:18
July 12, 2019
Frothcast #85: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 7.10.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at the Thought Eater blog. 
48:03
July 10, 2019
Frothcast #84: Top Three Tuesdays: The James Bond Episode
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of topics. This week, Bond. James Bond.
31:35
July 9, 2019
Frothcast #83: Starfinder/Kalmatta Recap
In which I discuss a couple of games that I was able to participate in over the long weekend. Back with more Night Below next week. 
18:41
July 7, 2019
Frothcast #82: Five Minute Friday: Empty Rooms Call-Ins
I received several messages regarding last week's Five Minute Friday about empty rooms in dungeons, and I thought I would share them! Have a great weekend!
04:54
July 5, 2019
Frothcast #81: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 7.3.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.   
47:60
July 3, 2019
Frothcast #80: Top Three Tuesdays: Fave Spells and RPGs I Wish Existed
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of topics.  
27:02
July 2, 2019
Frothcast #79: Night Below Session Recap 6.30.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.  
23:15
June 30, 2019
Frothcast #78: Five Minute Friday: Empty Rooms
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. 
04:31
June 28, 2019
Frothcast #77: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 6.26.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.   
45:25
June 26, 2019
Frothcast #76: Top Three Tuesdays: Novels, Superhero RPGs, and a Multitude of Call-Ins
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of topics. 
54:09
June 25, 2019
Frothcast #75: Night Below Session Recap 6.23.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.  
30:41
June 23, 2019
Frothcast #74: Five Minute Friday: Ascension
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. 
05:03
June 21, 2019
Frothcast #73: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 6.19.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.   
59:30
June 19, 2019
Frothcast #72: Top Three Tuesdays: Punk Bands, Drummers, and Movies from 1983
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of topics. 
46:05
June 18, 2019
Frothcast #71: Night Below Session Recap 6.16.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. 
37:23
June 16, 2019
Frothcast #70: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 5
In which I present a lesser-known OSR game, Engines and Empires from Relative Entropy Games. Download it HERE or go to the Thought Eater blog for more info.  
04:29
June 14, 2019
Frothcast #69: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 6.12.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.  
01:12:46
June 12, 2019
Frothcast #68: Top Three Tuesdays: Horror Redux, Unused Monsters, and Fave 1e Magic Items
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. 
38:57
June 11, 2019
Frothcast #67: Night Below Session Recap 6.9.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.  
41:41
June 9, 2019
Frothcast #66: Five Minute Friday: A Cool GM Technique
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. 
05:03
June 7, 2019
Frothcast #65: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 6.5.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com. 
01:13:09
June 5, 2019
Frothcast #64: Top Three Tuesdays: Traps, Undead, and Horror Movies
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. 
38:50
June 4, 2019
Frothcast #63: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard and the Yellow Mold
In which Willy the hard-of-hearing Wizard and brave Elizabeth continue their (mis)adventures. 
02:43
May 31, 2019
Frothcast #62: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.29.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com. 
49:37
May 29, 2019
Frothcast #61: Top Three Tuesdays: Fave Superheroes, TSR Box Set Cover Art, and PCs
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics.  
53:33
May 28, 2019
Frothcast #60: Night Below Session Recap 5.26.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.   
37:25
May 26, 2019
Frothcast #59: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones: More Gor...err...GORE
In which I respond to listener calls regarding my Unknown Clones series.
04:21
May 24, 2019
Frothcast #58: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.22.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.  
01:05:37
May 22, 2019
Frothcast #57: Top Three Tuesdays: Fave AD&D Illustrations, RPG Genres, and Games I Want to Play
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics.  
34:46
May 21, 2019
Frothcast #56: Night Below Session Recap 5.19.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.   
38:17
May 19, 2019
Frothcast #55: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 4
In which I present a lesser-known OSR game, GORE from Goblinoid Games. Download it HERE or go to the Thought Eater blog for more info. 
04:15
May 17, 2019
Frothcast #54: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.15.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com. 
58:04
May 15, 2019
Frothcast #53: Top Three Tuesday: Fave Games, NPCs, and...Guitarists?
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. 
39:29
May 14, 2019
Frothcast #52: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard vs the Mushroom Witch-Queen
In which Willy and Elizabeth investigate a strange fungal cavern.
02:44
May 10, 2019
Frothcast #51: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.8.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.  
01:03:55
May 8, 2019
Frothcast #50: Top Three Tuesdays: Game Mechanics, Fave Blogs, and Bucket List Campaigns
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. 
37:20
May 7, 2019
Frothcast #49: Night Below Session Recap 5.5.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.   
44:53
May 5, 2019
Frothcast #48: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 3
In which I present a lesser-known OSR game, Hulks and Horrors by Bedroom Wall Press. Download it HERE, or go over to the Thought Eater blog for more info. 
04:58
May 3, 2019
Frothcast #47: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.1.19
 In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com. 
52:34
May 1, 2019
Frothcast #46: Top Three Tuesdays: Dice, Game Food, and Gygaxy Terms
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. 
22:59
April 30, 2019
Frothcast #45: Night Below Session Recap 4.28.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.  
35:02
April 28, 2019
Frothcast #44: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard and the Moathouse of Hommlet
In which my daughter and I present a short skit based around some characters from our campaign.   
02:56
April 26, 2019
Frothcast #43: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 4.24.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the week. All links mentioned are listed at www.frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.
52:03
April 24, 2019
Frothcast #42: Top Three Tuesdays: Fave D&D Monsters and the Best of "Zeb" Cook
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics.
22:29
April 23, 2019
Frothcast #41: The Ray Otus Plundergrounds Challenge
In which I take up the Ray Otus challenge and come up with something old, new, borrowed, and blue.
15:60
April 21, 2019
Frothcast #40: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard and The Village of Hommlet
 In which my daughter and I present a short skit based around some characters from our campaign.  
02:53
April 19, 2019
Frothcast #39: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 4.17.19. This Episode is Dedicated to James Smith.
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the RPG blogosphere over the last week. This episode is dedicated to James Smith. If you would like to help support James' family, please donate at paypal.me/jamessmithmemory. All links mentioned are listed at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com. 
54:38
April 17, 2019
Frothcast #38: Night Below Session Recap 4.14.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. 
43:15
April 14, 2019
Frothcast #37: Five Minute Friday: The Willy the Wizard Show
In which my daughter and I present a short skit based around some characters from our campaign. 
03:18
April 12, 2019
Frothcast #36: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 4.10.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week. All links mentioned are provided over at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.
43:03
April 10, 2019
Frothcast #35: Night Below Session Recap 4.7.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. This is a great episode to jump in on, as I go over all of the campaign events to date!
34:03
April 7, 2019
Frothcast #34: The Legends Respond
In which the legendary OSR Anchorites behind the Monster Brothers, Swordbreaker, Spikepit, Down in a Heap, Cockatrice Nuggets, and Motive podcasts respond to my question posed on Frothcast #31. 
13:32
April 5, 2019
Frothcast #33: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 4.3.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week. All links mentioned are listed at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.
51:21
April 3, 2019
Frothcast #32: Night Below Session Recap 3.31.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
38:10
March 31, 2019
Frothcast #31: Five Minute Friday: A Hypothetical Question
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less.
04:28
March 29, 2019
Frothcast #30: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 3.27.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week. All links mentioned are listed at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.
01:08:45
March 27, 2019
Frothcast #29: Night Below Session Recap 3.24.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
35:24
March 24, 2019
Frothcast #28: Five Minute Friday: Mummy Wrap-Up (groan)
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less.
04:46
March 22, 2019
Frothcast #27: Five Minute Friday: The Mummy (1999)
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less.
04:01
March 15, 2019
Frothcast #26: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 3.13.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week. All of the links are available at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com
51:24
March 13, 2019
Frothcast #25: Night Below Session Recap 3.10.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
31:01
March 10, 2019
Frothcast #24: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 2
In which I present a lesser known OSR game, Phase 4 by Random Wizard. Download it here: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/187251/Phase-Four
03:47
March 8, 2019
Frothcast #23: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 3.6.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week.
54:18
March 6, 2019
Frothcast #22: Night Below Session Recap 3.3.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
33:45
March 3, 2019
Frothcast #21: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 1
In which I present a lesser known OSR game, Blood and Bullets by Simon Washbourne. Buy it here: https://tinyurl.com/bloodandbullets
04:21
March 1, 2019
Frothcast #20: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.27.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week. Links now available at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com
41:40
February 27, 2019
Frothcast #19: Night Below Session Recap 2.24.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
25:03
February 24, 2019
Frothcast #18: Five Minute Friday: Get to the Good Stuff
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less.
04:02
February 22, 2019
Frothcast #17: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.20.19
In which I discuss cool stuff spotted on the blogosphere over the last week. All links mentioned are listed at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com
41:23
February 20, 2019
Frothcast #16: Night Below Session Recap 2.17.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
25:49
February 17, 2019
Frothcast #15: Five Minute Friday: Smells
In which I introduce a new series of short, five minute or less podcasts. Today, I talk about the use of smells in games.
04:14
February 15, 2019
Frothcast #14: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.13.19
In which I discuss cool stuff spotted on the blogosphere over the last week. All links mentioned are listed at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com.
44:27
February 13, 2019
Frothcast #13: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.6.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere this week. Links now available at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com
47:10
February 6, 2019
Frothcast #12: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 1.30.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere this week.
33:34
January 30, 2019
Frothcast #11: Night Below Session Recap 1.27.19
In which I recount the events and lessons learned from my latest campaign session.
30:23
January 27, 2019
Frothcast #10: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 1.23.19
In which I discuss what caught my eye in the blogosphere this week.
22:50
January 23, 2019
Frothcast #9: Night Below Session Recap 1.20.19
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned.
22:03
January 20, 2019
Frothcast #8: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 1.16.19
In which I introduce a new weekly series discussing what caught my eye in the blogosphere over the previous week.
16:22
January 17, 2019
Frothcast #7: Starting Equipment for New Players
In which I discuss my approach to starting equipment for new players of various RPGs.
11:25
January 15, 2019
Frothcast #6: Night Below Session Recap 1.13.19
In which I introduce a new series detailing the events of my Saturday Night Below campaign.
28:57
January 13, 2019
Frothcast #5: Megadungeon Postscript
In which I briefly discuss new information on Gygax's Castle Greyhawk that has just come to light.
03:54
January 12, 2019
Frothcast #4: A Cherished Campaign Memory
In which I recount one of my favorite campaign memories. Includes green slime.
11:27
January 11, 2019
Frothcast #3: Backing and Buying, January 2019
In which I explain the podcast's name change, sell out, and introduce a semi-regular series about recent products I've purchased or backed.
15:56
January 10, 2019
Frothcast #2: The Great Megadungeon Roundup
In which I wax philosophically about what defines a megadungeon, review their history, and provide a brief overview of the most popular OSR megadungeons
43:60
January 7, 2019
Frothcast #1: Thoughts on Livestreaming TTRPGS
In which I welcome you to my podcast and ramble about livestreaming
20:34
January 5, 2019