Thought Eater

Thought Eater

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RPG musings from Jeremy “frothsof” Smith, with an emphasis on classic-era games, Dungeons and Dragons, and the OSR. https://frothsofdnd.blogspot.com https://www.patreon.com/thoughteater Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support


#87: Night Below Session Recap 7.14.19
Jul 14 • 29 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#86: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard in the Wilderness
Jul 12 • 2 min
In which Willy the hard-of-hearing Wizard and brave Elizabeth continue their (mis)adventures. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#85: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 7.10.19
Jul 10 • 48 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#84: Top Three Tuesdays: The James Bond Episode
Jul 9 • 31 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of topics. This week, Bond. James Bond. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#83: Starfinder/Kalmatta Recap
Jul 7 • 19 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#82: Five Minute Friday: Empty Rooms Call-Ins
Jul 5 • 5 min
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! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#81: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 7.3.19
Jul 3 • 48 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#80: Top Three Tuesdays: Fave Spells and RPGs I Wish Existed
Jul 2 • 27 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#79: Night Below Session Recap 6.30.19
Jun 30 • 23 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#78: Five Minute Friday: Empty Rooms
Jun 28 • 4 min
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#77: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 6.26.19
Jun 26 • 45 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#76: Top Three Tuesdays: Novels, Superhero RPGs, and a Multitude of Call-Ins
Jun 25 • 54 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#75: Night Below Session Recap 6.23.19
Jun 23 • 31 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#74: Five Minute Friday: Ascension
Jun 21 • 5 min
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#73: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 6.19.19
Jun 19 • 59 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#72: Top Three Tuesdays: Punk Bands, Drummers, and Movies from 1983
Jun 18 • 46 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#71: Night Below Session Recap 6.16.19
Jun 16 • 37 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#70: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 5
Jun 14 • 4 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#69: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 6.12.19
Jun 12 • 73 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#68: Top Three Tuesdays: Horror Redux, Unused Monsters, and Fave 1e Magic Items
Jun 11 • 39 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#67: Night Below Session Recap 6.9.19
Jun 9 • 42 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#66: Five Minute Friday: A Cool GM Technique
Jun 7 • 5 min
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#65: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 6.5.19
Jun 5 • 73 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#64: Top Three Tuesdays: Traps, Undead, and Horror Movies
Jun 4 • 39 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#63: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard and the Yellow Mold
May 31 • 3 min
In which Willy the hard-of-hearing Wizard and brave Elizabeth continue their (mis)adventures. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#62: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.29.19
May 29 • 49 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#61: Top Three Tuesdays: Fave Superheroes, TSR Box Set Cover Art, and PCs
May 28 • 53 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#60: Night Below Session Recap 5.26.19
May 26 • 37 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#59: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones: More Gor…err…GORE
May 24 • 4 min
In which I respond to listener calls regarding my Unknown Clones series. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#58: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.22.19
May 22 • 65 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#57: Top Three Tuesdays: Fave AD&D Illustrations, RPG Genres, and Games I Want to Play
May 21 • 35 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#56: Night Below Session Recap 5.19.19
May 19 • 38 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#55: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 4
May 17 • 4 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#54: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.15.19
May 15 • 58 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#53: Top Three Tuesday: Fave Games, NPCs, and…Guitarists?
May 14 • 39 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#52: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard vs the Mushroom Witch-Queen
May 10 • 3 min
In which Willy and Elizabeth investigate a strange fungal cavern. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#51: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.8.19
May 8 • 64 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#50: Top Three Tuesdays: Game Mechanics, Fave Blogs, and Bucket List Campaigns
May 7 • 37 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#49: Night Below Session Recap 5.5.19
May 5 • 45 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#48: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 3
May 3 • 5 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#47: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 5.1.19
May 1 • 52 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#46: Top Three Tuesdays: Dice, Game Food, and Gygaxy Terms
Apr 30 • 23 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#45: Night Below Session Recap 4.28.19
Apr 28 • 35 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#44: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard and the Moathouse of Hommlet
Apr 26 • 3 min
In which my daughter and I present a short skit based around some characters from our campaign. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#43: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 4.24.19
Apr 24 • 52 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#42: Top Three Tuesdays: Fave D&D Monsters and the Best of “Zeb” Cook
Apr 23 • 22 min
In which I provide my top three picks on a variety of gaming topics. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#41: The Ray Otus Plundergrounds Challenge
Apr 21 • 16 min
In which I take up the Ray Otus challenge and come up with something old, new, borrowed, and blue. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#40: Five Minute Friday: Willy the Wizard and The Village of Hommlet
Apr 19 • 3 min
In which my daughter and I present a short skit based around some characters from our campaign. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#39: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 4.17.19. This Episode is Dedicated to James Smith.
Apr 17 • 55 min
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…
#38: Night Below Session Recap 4.14.19
Apr 14 • 43 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#37: Five Minute Friday: The Willy the Wizard Show
Apr 12 • 3 min
In which my daughter and I present a short skit based around some characters from our campaign. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#36: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 4.10.19
Apr 10 • 43 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#35: Night Below Session Recap 4.7.19
Apr 7 • 34 min
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! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support…
#34: The Legends Respond
Apr 5 • 13 min
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. —- Send in a voice message:…
#33: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 4.3.19
Apr 3 • 51 min
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week. All links mentioned are listed at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#32: Night Below Session Recap 3.31.19
Mar 31 • 38 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#31: Five Minute Friday: A Hypothetical Question
Mar 29 • 4 min
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#30: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 3.27.19
Mar 27 • 69 min
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week. All links mentioned are listed at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#29: Night Below Session Recap 3.24.19
Mar 24 • 35 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#28: Five Minute Friday: Mummy Wrap-Up (groan)
Mar 22 • 5 min
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#27: Five Minute Friday: The Mummy (1999)
Mar 15 • 4 min
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#26: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 3.13.19
Mar 13 • 51 min
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 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#25: Night Below Session Recap 3.10.19
Mar 10 • 31 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#24: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 2
Mar 8 • 4 min
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 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#23: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 3.6.19
Mar 6 • 54 min
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#22: Night Below Session Recap 3.3.19
Mar 3 • 34 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#21: Five Minute Friday: Unknown Clones 1
Mar 1 • 4 min
In which I present a lesser known OSR game, Blood and Bullets by Simon Washbourne. Buy it here: https://tinyurl.com/bloodandbullets —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#20: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.27.19
Feb 27 • 42 min
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere over the last week. Links now available at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#19: Night Below Session Recap 2.24.19
Feb 24 • 25 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#18: Five Minute Friday: Get to the Good Stuff
Feb 22 • 4 min
In which I continue my Friday series of short podcasts of five minutes or less. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#17: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.20.19
Feb 20 • 41 min
In which I discuss cool stuff spotted on the blogosphere over the last week. All links mentioned are listed at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#16: Night Below Session Recap 2.17.19
Feb 17 • 26 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#15: Five Minute Friday: Smells
Feb 15 • 4 min
In which I introduce a new series of short, five minute or less podcasts. Today, I talk about the use of smells in games. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#14: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.13.19
Feb 13 • 44 min
In which I discuss cool stuff spotted on the blogosphere over the last week. All links mentioned are listed at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#13: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 2.6.19
Feb 6 • 47 min
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere this week. Links now available at frothsofdnd.blogspot.com —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#12: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 1.30.19
Jan 30 • 33 min
In which I discuss what caught my eye on the blogosphere this week. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#11: Night Below Session Recap 1.27.19
Jan 27 • 30 min
In which I recount the events and lessons learned from my latest campaign session. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#10: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 1.23.19
Jan 23 • 23 min
In which I discuss what caught my eye in the blogosphere this week. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#9: Night Below Session Recap 1.20.19
Jan 20 • 22 min
In which I recount the events of my latest campaign session and share any lessons learned. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#8: Humpday Blog-O-Rama 1.16.19
Jan 16 • 16 min
In which I introduce a new weekly series discussing what caught my eye in the blogosphere over the previous week. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#7: Starting Equipment for New Players
Jan 15 • 11 min
In which I discuss my approach to starting equipment for new players of various RPGs. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#6: Night Below Session Recap 1.13.19
Jan 13 • 29 min
In which I introduce a new series detailing the events of my Saturday Night Below campaign. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#5: Megadungeon Postscript
Jan 11 • 4 min
In which I briefly discuss new information on Gygax’s Castle Greyhawk that has just come to light. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#4: A Cherished Campaign Memory
Jan 11 • 11 min
In which I recount one of my favorite campaign memories. Includes green slime. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support
#3: Backing and Buying, January 2019
Jan 9 • 16 min
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. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#2: The Great Megadungeon Roundup
Jan 7 • 44 min
In which I wax philosophically about what defines a megadungeon, review their history, and provide a brief overview of the most popular OSR megadungeons —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast:…
#1: Thoughts on Livestreaming TTRPGS
Jan 5 • 20 min
In which I welcome you to my podcast and ramble about livestreaming —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughteater/support