Cutscenes & Cupcakes
Behind the Scenes: Mass Effect 1
Step aboard the SSV Normandy as we travel behind the scenes of Mass Effect 1! Lindsey, Marlee, and Steph take a deeper dive into the making of the hit video game, as well as a better look at some the characters and unique dialogue options. We also discuss the impact and influence that Mass Effect 1 has on later games. Other conversation topics include: Squashmallows, the subtle difference between gazelles and caribou, and squeaky trashcan/reaper noises: Bwwaaaaarrrrt! Oh yeah, and join our discord!
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