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A podcast by two friends who love storytelling, video games, and romancing aliens! Reignite is a podcast where Matt and MJ play through the Mass Effect series for the upteenth time--this time, their playthroughs will be more critical. Every choice will be made as close to their moral compass as possible and they will discuss the choices they made and what meaning, knowledge, or wisdom they can pull from the game. Play along with them and share your experiences!

A podcast by two friends who love storytelling, video games, and romancing aliens! Reignite is a podcast where Matt and MJ play through the Mass Effect series for the upteenth time--this time, their playthroughs will be more critical. Every choice will be made as close to their moral compass as possible and they will discuss the choices they made and what meaning, knowledge, or wisdom they can pull from the game. Play along with them and share your experiences!

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United States

Description:

A podcast by two friends who love storytelling, video games, and romancing aliens! Reignite is a podcast where Matt and MJ play through the Mass Effect series for the upteenth time--this time, their playthroughs will be more critical. Every choice will be made as close to their moral compass as possible and they will discuss the choices they made and what meaning, knowledge, or wisdom they can pull from the game. Play along with them and share your experiences!

Twitter:

@reignitepod

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 3.32 - Blasto: Eternity is Forever Part 2

9/16/2021
It’s not over for Blasto-- our favorite Spectre returns, this time with 100% more time travel shenanigans! Join us for the epic finale where Blasto must battle the flow of time itself with the help of his trusty crew. Don’t miss the thrilling conclusion! Thanks to John Lestrange, Brian Chang, and Case Aiken for lending their talents! Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:01:53:22

Episode 3.31 - Blasto: Eternity is Forever Part 1

9/2/2021
Blasto is BACK with a new adventure! Join our intrepid heroes through an action packed adventure full of tropes and other tired metaphors! Will Blasto and Bogan Jath finally confess their feelings to each other? Will Lutanna Rix finally get her spin off? Tune in and find out! Thanks to John Lestrange, Brian Chang, and Case Aiken for lending their talents! Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:01:26:11

Episode 3.30 - It’s Still Matt’s Fault

8/19/2021
Now that we have completely finished our Reignite playthrough of the Mass Effect trilogy, it’s time to look back on the choices we’ve made. Matt and MJ relive their favorite moments, least favorite missions, and answer listener questions as they close the book on this journey before embarking on something new. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:07:10:54

Episode 3.29 - Priority: Earth - The End w/ Kate Sánchez

8/5/2021
It’s time to retake earth with Kate Sánchez! During this episode, tears are shed as we experience tender goodbyes, shout about how much we hate turrets, and agonize over that one final decision. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:06:51:45

Episode 3.28 - Priority: Cerberus Headquarters - Finish Mark’s Tattoo! w/ Mark Magro

7/22/2021
We’re back on track with Mark Magro! At the Cerberus headquarters, we discover the Illusive Man’s true nature, we’re punished for being efficient, and we are also SHOCKED to hear how long it’s taking Dan to finish Mark’s tattoo. Fandom Corner features some great TikTok creators (Lavellam, Deeproadsdunkin, Allisondraste, Frostforgecosplay). Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:05:10:46

Episode 3.27 - Citadel: Shore Leave - Hot Dates and Cool Nights on the Strip w/ Liana Ruppert

7/8/2021
It’s time to party! Our pal Liana Ruppert of Game Informer joins us to talk about all the tender moments Shepard enjoys with friends, mourning those we’ve lost, and how friendship can take different forms. Fandom corner features some gorgeous enamel pins from Psychic Interval. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:08:03:40

Episode 3.26 - Citadel: Shore Leave - I Should Go? w/ Velvet Divine

6/24/2021
The fight continues in the Citadel DLC, this time with Velvet Divine on our squad! Join us as we talk about pizza delivery, ideal squadmates, and no one being left behind. Fandom Corner features all of us talking about Mass Effect: Legendary Edition (finally). Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:05:06:07

Episode 3.25 - Citadel: Shore Leave - Shore Leave is Canceled w/ Carter Hallett

6/10/2021
It’s a jam packed episode as we try to cover as much of the Citadel DLC as we can in one episode! Carter Hallett joins us to discuss french-japanese fusion restaurants, what it means to survive, and how Shepard can’t go five minutes without someone shooting at them. Fandom Corner features the BioWare Gear store again because they’re killing it. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:05:57:40

Episode 3.24 - Priority: Horizon - Cowards on Notice w/ Colin Parker

5/27/2021
Colin Parker returns to help us discuss the horrors discovered on Horizon. Despite the darkness of humanity, we’re glad to see that people finally care about Shepard’s mental health and it was amazing to see Miranda reclaim her power. Fandom corner featured another nod to the BioWare gear store. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:02:05:52

Episode 3.23 - Priority: Thessia - The Return of Kai Lame w/ Eric Van Allen

5/13/2021
The other half of Normandy FM, Eric Van Allen, joins us to discuss the tragic events on Thessia! We discuss yet another hated mounted gun segment, Liara’s attitude toward Prothean influence over Asari history, and Kai Leng’s cheating ways. Fandom Corner features more footwear, this time from MileHighHeel on Etsy. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:04:19:31

Episode 3.22: Priority: The Citadel III - An Interlude w/ Nick Luck

4/29/2021
Time for a break with our pal Nick Luck! As we take some time on the Citadel, we talk about how Javik still sucks, Tali is still great, and we want more Elcor all the time. Fandom Corner features some sick shoes Matt found online. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:04:18:10

Episode 3.21: Priority: Rannoch - Who Has a Death Wish? w/ Derek Van Dyke

4/15/2021
It’s time for one of the most talked about missions in the whole series-- Priority Rannoch! Derek Van Dyke joins us as we bemoan how gay this could have been, the mistakes that were made in previous playthroughs, the innocence of the Geth, and Shepard’s obvious death wish. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:04:20:02

Episode 3.20: Rannoch: Geth Fighter Squadrons - AI Rights w/ Dave Grima

4/1/2021
This episode takes us deep into the memories of the Geth with Dave Grima of the Dinosaur Machines Game Club Podcast. We talk about the hidden history of the Morning War, the political relevance of this mission, and how frustrating the practical side of this mission was for us as players. Fandom corner features an adorable fan fiction about Legion making a furry friend. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:04:02:02

Episode 3.19: Rannoch: Admiral Koris - We Can’t Do Math w/ Sabrina Harms

3/18/2021
Sabrina Harms, author of our N7 Day special, joins us to discuss the cold calculus of war. We talk about how much we hate turrets, more missed opportunities, and Tali’s reaction to the homeworld sky. Fandom corner features Sabrina’s fan fiction found here and Miracle of Sound’s Crucible track. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:04:23:05

Episode 3.18: Priority: Geth Dreadnought - Talk $h!t Geth Hit w/ Spectre a la Fete

3/4/2021
Friend of the pod Spectre a la Fete joins us as we take on the Geth Dreadnought. We discuss how music defines this mission’s mood, an asexual’s view on romance, and a lack of growth for our main character. Fandom corner highlights a custom paint job on a Reddit user’s PS5. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:00:41:31

Episode 3.17: Priority: Perseus Veil - Mistakes Were Made w/ Sam Perez

2/18/2021
We are joined by Sam Perez to talk about the Quarians and their attempt to reclaim the homeworld. MJ thought this was more of a mission. Mistakes were made. In Fandom Corner MJ shares what she got for Valentine’s Day and where you can find cute Mass Effect dice. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:05:12:21

Episode 3.16: Kallini: Ardat-Yakshi Monastery - An Exercise in Feelings w/ Adam Bailey

2/4/2021
Friend of the pod Adam Bailey finally joins us to talk about our favorite space paladin! We discuss the misstep of the black widow trope, using Mass Effect as a narrative exercise, and how disappointed we are in the alternate outcome of this mission. In fandom corner, we get a little personal using prompts from this tumblr post. We also share an email from a listener with thoughts about Mordin’s use of Gilbert and Sullivan. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull...

Duration:04:52:32

Episode 3.15: The Citadel Revisited - Of Terrorists and Lunch Dates w/ Dr. Erin Macdonald

1/21/2021
Fellow Garrus stan Dr. Erin Macdonald joins us to talk about how even the smallest missions can have a lasting impact on us as players. We discuss morally gray decisions, our experience with romance, and why the decisions we make have the potential to haunt us. Fandom Corner features handmade scented soap by Dragonsworn and a scented candle for your captain’s cabin by EmberAshesCo. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use...

Duration:07:28:56

Episode 3.14: Arrae: Ex-Cerberus Scientists - Jacob Deserved Better w/ Mike Kimble

1/7/2021
Friend of the Pod Mike Kimble joins us to have a deep and passionate discussion about Jacob Taylor and how Bioware failed his character. We talk about harmful stereotypes, frustrating romance paths, and spirates (spy-pirates). Fandom Corner features two sets of Mass Effect themed RPG dice by GeekStyleDice and NexusOutpost! Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:06:25:49

Episode 3.13: Priority: The Citadel II - Cue Elevator Music w/ Kenneth Shepard

12/24/2020
MJ’s personal archrival is here to discuss our second official visit to the Citadel! Kenneth Shepard is mainly here for his boy Kaidan, MJ’s just happy to ride the elevators with her friends, and Matt isn’t sure how he feels about Kai Leng (Ken is VERY sure how he feels). Fandom Corner features shout outs to two of our listeners and their projects! Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our theme.

Duration:04:33:09