Mass Effect Lorecast: Lore, News & More

Explore the universe of lore behind the Mass Effect games plus updates on news about new game releases and more. Brought to you by Robots Radio, home of the Fallout Lorecast, Elder Scrolls Lorecast, Cyberpunk Lorecast, and many other high-quality and informative shows.

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11: The Turians
The Turians are often considered the Bushido race in Mass Effect. We dig into the lore and the real-world influences and find out that there's a lot more going on.
89 min
10: Community Thoughts on Legendary Edition (1s...
The Mass Effect Legendary Edition does a lot of things right, and a few things still need improvement. We chat with our patrons about their experiences with the games so far.
79 min
09: The Salarians
Tom & Sam dig into who the Salarians are, their strange biology, reproduction, culture, and history.
73 min
08: Mass Effect Legendary Edition First Impress...
Tom & Sam discuss their first impressions of the Mass Effect Legendary Edition's gameplay, graphics, and upgrades from the originals, plus a complete list of the content changes.
70 min
07: The Asari Lore
The Asari are the blue skinned ancient alien race who are mono-gendered yet "female" in appearance and are full of mystery. Why were they so much more advanced than other intelligent races? How do they reproduce? Are they hiding a secret?
68 min
06: The Protheans
The Protheans were here before any of the current space-faring races of Mass Effect, but they too stood on the shoulders of giants...
78 min
05: The Creation of the Geth & The Geth War
Here's how the Geth were created by the Quarians, plus the amazing details about the Geth War that happened 300 years before the beginning of Mass Effect 1.
61 min
04: The Krogan Problem & The Genophage "Solution"
The Rachni "solution" created a new Krogan problem... and that required another "solution" - the genophage. Here's what we know.
58 min
03: The Rachni War & The Krogan "Solution"
How dangerous were the Rachni and was the "solution" worth it?
64 min
02: The First Contact War
The First Contact War paved the way for humans in the universe, but we didn't make the best first impression...
71 min
01: Is Shepard Alive? + Teaser Trailer Hidden D...
Welcome to the Mass Effect Lorecast. We kick off the first episode with a discussion of the evidence for and against if Shepard is still alive or not. We discuss which ending might be canon and reveal some of the hidden details in the teaser trailer for the next Mass Effect game to support our points.
74 min