Archives for: April 2012

How Google Plus won me over and made me forget Facebook

Google Plus
gplus.to/jasonhubsch As mentioned in a previous blog post, the primary "sacrifice" that I gave up for this past Lent was Facebook in its entirety. It was quite the ride, and I decided that I would give Google Plus another shot and hope to really explore and learn more about it.   Initial Reaction When I first told people about giving up Facebook, they seemed surprised. The reactions I received were along the lines of "oh wow," implying that the notion of daily life without Facebook

gplus.to/jasonhubsch As mentioned in a previous blog post, the primary "sacrifice" that I gave up for this past Lent was...

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Lent 2012: A Reflection on giving up Facebook, profanity, and AdBlock

Being raised Catholic, it is customary that I give something up each season of Lent. Previously, I have given up such things as television, video games, profanity (swearing/music/video/etc), shaving, all forms of sex, and meat. And, in one season, all of the above at once! This season's primary item was Facebook. Facebook When I first told people about this, they seemed surprised. The reactions I received were along the lines of "oh wow," implying that the notion of daily life without Facebook

Being raised Catholic, it is customary that I give something up each season of Lent. Previously, I have given up such th...

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The Month in Gaming: March 2012

Just like last month, my gaming for the month of March spanned several titles across various platforms.   Final Fantasy III First and foremost was continuing the Final Fantasy goal for the month, which saw me play Final Fantasy III on the Nintendo DS. Right from the outset, I noticed how difficult the game was.   Mass Effect 2 Another game I had mentioned in last month's wrap-up was the Mass Effect series. I had been preparing for the imminent arrival of Mass Effect 3 and

Just like last month, my gaming for the month of March spanned several titles across various platforms.   Final Fan...

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Review: Final Fantasy III

Final Fantasy III
First and foremost was continuing the Final Fantasy goal for the month, which saw me play Final Fantasy III on the Nintendo DS. Right from the outset, I noticed how difficult the game was. In the previous two games, I had been able to literally just hold down the A button during random battles, which would automatically select Attack and my characters could kill the enemies they faced with no problem. I especially like to stay ahead of the difficulty as it increases in RPGs, so that my characters

First and foremost was continuing the Final Fantasy goal for the month, which saw me play Final Fantasy III on the Ninte...

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