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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!

Location:

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 3.15: 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

Episode 3.12: Priority Tuchanka - Someone Else Would Have Gotten It Wrong w/ Case Aiken

12/10/2020
The time is finally here! Case Aiken joins us to discuss the most sought after mission of Reignite’s history: Priority Tuchanka. We talk about Krogan history, alternate paths, and losing a friend. Fandom Corner focuses on the constantly improving Bioware 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:04:59:34

Episode 3.11: Turian Platoon & Bomb - Case Aiken Strikes Again! w/ Abu Zafar

11/26/2020
Friend of the pod Abu Zafar is back to talk about the Turian’s secret mission on Tuchanka. We talk useless stoicism, sacrifice in war, and what to do when you’re responsible for someone else’s mistake. Fandom Corner features The Mass Effect Rag by BrentalFloss. 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:05:04:05

Episode 3.10: Attican Traverse: Krogan Team - The Eye of Wrath w/ John Lestrange

11/12/2020
One of the great loves of Matt’s life, Professor John Lestrange, joins us to discuss a secret mission as given to us by our pal Wrex. We talk genocide, the futility of choice, and rachni bull shit. Fandom Corner features a cute Futurama mashup and a shop specifically geared toward MJ’s interests. 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:05:56:32

Special Episode - N7 Day 2020

11/7/2020
Happy N7 Day! In this special bonus episode, Reignite presents Cards Against the Normandy written by ChimeraArts and Spaced0lphin and Clear Head written by our very own Case Aiken. All of our thanks and love to our CPOV family for helping to bring these stories to life. Go out there and give them hell! 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:01:11:49

Episode 3.09: Priority Sur’Kesh - Checkhov’s Yahg w/ Ian R. Buck

10/29/2020
Our pod crush Ian R. Buck joins us to follow up with more conversation about the Genophage! We talk about the comedic tone this seemingly serious mission takes, question Cerberus motives, and overall have a great time hanging out. Matt gives a solid review of a previous Fandom Corner feature and we have some new shinies for you to see from BrknCreative and HauntYourHouse. Special thanks to David Boyle for our amazing logo and to Dan Bull for the song MASS EFFECT RAP, which we use as our...

Duration:05:46:30

Episode 3.08: Grissom Academy - Delightful and Profane w/ Josh Coslar

10/15/2020
Our favorite Josh of all trades is back to talk about His and Matt’s girlfriend, Jack! MJ yells about how Mass Effect 3 failed Kasumi, Matt is stoked to reconnect with Jack, and Josh is just happy to be here. Fandom Corner shouts out Tia Verde and Studio Scorpion on Etsy for their nerdy face masks. 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:01:18:54

N7 Day Announcement!

10/8/2020
MJ & Matt drop a short announcement about their N7 Day plans.

Duration:00:01:35

Episode 3.07: Integral - Leviathan DLC w/ Jacob McCourt

10/1/2020
Host of the Left Behind Game Club and Cutscenes, Jacob McCourt, joins us to experience the Leviathan DLC for what might have been the first time! Listen as we wonder how Shepard can be so clueless about the obvious indoctrination and how the Reaper origin boiled down to “oh no my hubris!” Fandom corner features a member of the Reignite fandom, @commandernici! 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:05:11:19

Episode 3.06: Too Much & Not Enough - Omega DLC w/ Nelson Lugo

9/17/2020
Internet darling Nelson Lugo has A LOT of opinions about the Omega DLC. Does he have criticisms? Yes. Is he going to play it again? Also yes because he loves Mass Effect and no one can stop him. Join us as we break down Aria’s quest for revenge.

Duration:01:30:51

Episode 3.05: Priority: Palaven - My Boyfriend’s BACK w/ Jesse Vitelli

9/3/2020
Fellow Garrus stan Jesse Vitelli joins MJ & Matt on their mission to Menae where as usual, nothing goes according to plan. Fandom Corner features both a song and artwork inspired by “Palaven Burning”. 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. Also something cool to check out: Co-written by CPOV's very own Pat Edwards, The Red Opera is an epic new 5th edition warlock-focused adventure, featuring original...

Duration:04:30:33

Episode 3.04: Priority: Eden Prime - An Icy Boi w/ Josh Silverman

8/20/2020
MJ & Matt swing by Eden Prime with friend of the pod Josh Silverman. They pick up a new friend, learn some unsettling history, and Liara gets insulted at least twice. For Fandom Corner, we have a really cute Javik x Liara fan art called Blue Skies Yellow Eyes by Irish Neko Arts. 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:01:00:46

Episode 3.03: Priority: The Citadel I - There’s a DOG?!

8/6/2020
MJ & Matt talk about the changes to the Citadel, how the Council hasn’t changed at all, and the realities of war as told by eavesdropping. In Fandom Corner, we discuss Mass Effect TikTok. 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:01:32:27

Episode 3.02: Priority: Mars - I’M NOT WITH CERBERUS w/ Kevin Luparello

7/23/2020
Friend of the pod Kevin Luparello of Lore Party joins us to break down our mission to Mars. We talk about our longing for space travel, how the Alliance did Shepard dirty, and how quickly things are moving. Fandom Corner contains TWO special items, medi-gel hand sanitizer from fan favorite FreshNGeeky and Mass Effect inspired amigurumi patterns by Allison Mohler. 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:01:14:13

Episode 3.01: Prologue: Earth - Call Me Dadmiral w/ Geoff Moonen

7/9/2020
It’s a new season and Matt won’t let us sing-- instead Geoff Moonen of “Fun” & Games joins us to discuss his experience playing Mass Effect 3 on the Wii U. Despite committing a war crime, Shepard is still on hand to discuss the Reaper threat at Earth’s front door. 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:01:14:42

Episode 2.35: The Blasto Holiday Special

6/25/2020
This summer, Certain POV Studios in partnership with Reignite Media brings you a blockbuster you won’t forget. Blasto teams up with the most notorious mercenaries this side of the Terminus to save [insert planet] from destruction on [insert localized holiday]. Will our heroes manage to save the day? Or will the children of [insert planet] be left without hope? Tune in for the Blasto Holiday Special! Special thanks to Case Aiken, Josh Coslar, and John Lestrange for helping to make this...

Duration:04:23:00

Episode 2.34: It’s A Wrap!

6/11/2020
MJ & Matt are all done with Mass Effect 2! Join them as they discuss what worked, what didn’t, and what they regret. 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:01:14:03

Episode 2.33: The Arrival - Dead on Arrival

5/28/2020
MJ & Matt have one last mission before they can call Mass Effect 2 complete. They are off to rescue Dr. Kenson and confirm an imminent Reaper invasion, but the good doctor has something else in mind. Fandom corner features some Mass Effect face masks and a Mass Relay charm from LacunaTea. 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:00:56:48