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Split the Veil

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Split the Veil covers all things Bioware - from Mass Effect, to Dragon Age, Bioware classics, and Anthem. Hosted by Caitie (Ghil Dirthalen on YouTube) and Jordan (The Exalted March on YouTube).

Split the Veil covers all things Bioware - from Mass Effect, to Dragon Age, Bioware classics, and Anthem. Hosted by Caitie (Ghil Dirthalen on YouTube) and Jordan (The Exalted March on YouTube).

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United States

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Anchor FM

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Split the Veil covers all things Bioware - from Mass Effect, to Dragon Age, Bioware classics, and Anthem. Hosted by Caitie (Ghil Dirthalen on YouTube) and Jordan (The Exalted March on YouTube).

Language:

English


Episodes

Split the Veil 56: Mass Effect 2 Companion Review

5/8/2020
In this episode, Caitie and Jordan review the all-star cast of Mass Effect 2. We take surprisingly few shots at Miranda, Jordan sort of defends Jacob, we both heap praise on Tali, and much much more. Oh and Garrus - lots of Garrus talk.

Duration:03:52:50

Split the Veil 55: Dragon Age on Film

4/24/2020
In this episode, Caitie and Jordan discuss the possibility of a Dragon Age movie or series, what they would like to see, what they wouldn't like to see, potential stories to use, and what might work for casting. We also inevitably talk about Game of Thrones and The Witcher Netflix series. Also: Jordan's microphone.

Duration:02:18:19

Split the Veil 54: Companion Review! Mass Effect: Andromeda

4/3/2020
In this episode, Caitie and Jordan review the squad from Mass Effect: Andromeda. We break down strengths and weakness for all companions; we talk Liam's acting, Cora's romance scene, whether Peebee is a manic pixie dream girl, and much more. Also: Jordan has found a better way to sit.

Duration:02:50:30

Split the Veil 53: Tevinter Nights (SPOILERS!)

3/13/2020
In this episode Caitie and Jordan dive into the latest Dragon Age book - Tevinter Nights! We go in depth on "The Dread Wolf Take You" and "The Horror of Hormak" discussing some of our favorite moments and the key lore implications. Also: we try to explain why we lost our last episode! ***SPOILERS IN THIS EPISODE***

Duration:02:45:59

Split the Veil 52: Companion Review! Dragon Age 2

2/14/2020
In this episode, Caitie and Jordan review the party members of Dragon Age 2. We break down every single party member across multiple categories. In particular, we talk about how great Aveline is, disagree about Fenris, agree about Tallis, and much more. Also: it's warmest cold open ever.

Duration:03:51:35

Split the Veil 51: The Silent, the Speakers, the Sleepers

1/23/2020
In this episode, Caitie and Jordan review the Silent Grove Trilogy of Darkhorse Dragon Age comics (The Silent Grove, Those Who Speak, Until We Sleep). We talk about Isabela's past and story arc, Varric's stories and truth, and the growth of Alistair when he has agency in a story. SPOILER ALERT for all of the aforementioned series.

Duration:02:29:43

Split the Veil 50: BioWare Community in 2020

1/11/2020
In this episode Caitie and Jordan discuss the BioWare community, what it's like to go a full year with no new Dragon Age content, the future of Mass Effect and Dragon Age, and liking things just because. Also: it's our 50th episode - hooray. Also: Reylo conversation.

Duration:02:10:03

Split the Veil 49: The Witcher 3

12/12/2019
In this episode, Caitie and Jordan discuss the Witcher 3 - from Geralt's romantic exploits, to Ciri's destiny, to Dandelion, to the DLC expanions, we go into all our favorite Witcher stuff. Also: witch titties.

Duration:02:10:43

Split the Veil 48: Companion Review! Mass Effect

11/21/2019
In this episode Caitie and Jordan discuss the squad from Mass Effect, ranking each companion, talking romance (and ninja-mance), why Kaidan isn't better and the far far far far future.

Duration:02:21:22

Split the Veil 47: Dragon Age Origins and cRPGs

11/1/2019
In this episode Caitie and Jordan look back at the intersection of new and old RPGs in Dragon Age: Origins, and muse about the possibility of Dragon Age getting a cRPG title in addition to Dragon Age 4. Also Jordan talks about the new Kanye West album and Fallout 1.

Duration:01:05:19

Split the Veil 46: Companion Review! Dragon Age: Origins

10/11/2019
In this episode, Caitie and Jordan review the party members of Dragon Age: Origins, ranking each of them on a scientifically proven (not really) scale in multiple categories. Find out who we rank as our favorites. And also, a very brief talk about the dangers of uncomfortable situations in Sailor Moon games.

Duration:01:42:49

Split the Veil 45: The Other Games BioWare Fans Should Play

9/27/2019
In this episode, Caitie and Jordan discuss their favorite non-BioWare RPGs. We cover a few games you'd expect, but also some you might not. From character to story to gameplay to choice and consequence, we go over all the elements that make our favorite RPGs so good. Also. "Albino" "witcher" "dick" are words that are uttered. You're welcome.

Duration:01:11:57

Split the Veil 44: Anthem Six Months Later

9/6/2019
In this episode Caitie and Jordan discuss the current state of Anthem, their thoughts on the Cataclysm event, and the surprisingly successful sales numbers for Anthem. Also Jordan can't shut up about Technomancer.

Duration:02:17:04

Split the Veil 43: The Voices of BioWare

8/23/2019
In this episode Caitie and Jordan discuss some of the most memorable actors in the BioWare catalogue - we run down some of our favorite acting performances in Dragon Age, Mass Effect, KotOR and more. Also: we talk a little bit about the Nintendo Switch and Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Duration:02:10:17

Split the Veil 42: The Answer to the Ultimate Question

8/1/2019
In this episode Caitie and Jordan discuss death and its ramifications in the Mass Effect and Dragon Age franchises. Also a brief discussion about ghosts, Chicago, and risky Google searches.

Duration:00:59:28

Split the Veil 41: BioWare Mobile Games Past and Future (2D Waifus)

7/18/2019
In this episode Caitie and Jordan discuss BioWare games on mobile - everything from Mass Effect to Dragon Age standalone mobile titles, to companion apps, to brainstorming what a good BioWare game on mobile would look like... and lastly, a side conversation on 2D waifus.

Duration:02:14:33

Split the Veil 40: State of the Nations

7/5/2019
In this episode Caitie and Jordan discuss the different countries in Thedas, different species in Mass Effect, and the balance between alliances vs national or species self interest. We go in depth on the culture of Tevinter, the qunari, and also the differences between politics in the Milky Way vs Andromeda galaxy in Mass Effect.

Duration:01:56:43

Split the Veil 39: Two Years and E3

6/14/2019
In this episode Caitie and Jordan discuss their thoughts following E3, discussing Cyberpunk 2077, Keanu Reeves, Outer Worlds, Animal Crossing, Pokemon, and the formats E3 presentations use. Also: we sort of remember this is our two year anniversary episode.

Duration:01:59:30

Split the Veil 38: Dragon Age Franchise DLC

5/17/2019
In this episode, Caitie and Jordan discuss all the major DLC in the Dragon Age franchise - from Witchhunt, to Legacy, to Trespasser and more... and also maybe reminisce about ice cream trucks.

Duration:02:23:19

Split the Veil 37: Blightnado

5/3/2019
In this episode Caitie and Jordan discuss their wildest dreams for Dragon Age 4, including a open world that works, a smaller map that works better, how heists would work, new party gameplay, and maybe briefly a discussion about two blights at once happens.

Duration:02:09:04