Candy Crush Saga, Other Video Games 0 comments on Candy Crush Saga: Easter Bunny Hills

Candy Crush Saga: Easter Bunny Hills

Episode 6 of Candy Crush Saga is called Easter Bunny Hills.  It appears to be the Easter Episode of the game.  This episode, like the previous one, starts with a crying resident of Candy Crush Land.

I started playing the Easter Episode of Candy Crush Saga in February.  It was too early for Easter inspired portions of video games.  Then again, the Easter candy was already in the stores, so maybe the game matched up with reality after all.

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Out of Spoons, Spoonie Writing 0 comments on So Much for That

So Much for That

Recently, I was diagnosed with “probable Rheumatoid Arthritis” and given a prescription for medication that was supposed to help with inflammation.

After having some really nasty side effects, I started doing some investigation.  Sulfasalazine contains an ingredient called “pregelatinized starch”. The starch can come from corn, wheat, potato, or tapioca – and there is absolutely no way to check to see which one is is from.

Based on my symptoms, I am absolutely certain it came from wheat.  I’m highly allergic to wheat (and rye, and barley) and my body cannot process gluten.

So, my medication that was supposed to help me become healthier made me sick as hell – and I have stopped taking it.

And now, I’m wondering why my rheumatologist didn’t seem to want to know anything at all about my food allergies.  This could have been prevented!

Diablo Crossover Items, Diablo III 0 comments on Feats of Strength Achievements from 2012 Web Promotion

Feats of Strength Achievements from 2012 Web Promotion

Brushed Up On the Barb Achievement completedIn 2012, Blizzard had a fun web promotion where players could create a customized banner for every class in Diablo III. It took place before the original Diablo III game was released, and was probably intended to create excitement about the game. The first class that players could create a banner for was the Barbarian. Other classes rolled out, one at a time, after that.

The entire promotion was placed on a website called “Darkness Falls, Heroes Rise”. The website no longer exists, but there is a Forum post that has information about it. Some of the banners made by players were displayed on that site.

Diablo III was released on May 15, 2012. Players who participated in the web promotion received the Feats of Strength achievements that were connected to it in June of 2012. It is no longer possible to earn any of the achievements that were connected to the web promotion.
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Season Journey Chapter 3 (Season 5)

Chapter-3-complete-Season-5-500x331The Season Journey was first introduced into Diablo III during Season 4. It has returned for Season 5, but is not exactly the same.

Some of the objectives have been changed from one Season to the next.

To me, it felt like Chapter 3 was quick and easy to complete. Or, it felt that way compared to my experience with Chapter 3 in Season 4.  Players must complete the Season Journey through Chapter 4 in order to receive a portrait frame, pet, and full set of armor.
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Book Reviews, horror 0 comments on Twilight Eyes – by Dean Koontz

Twilight Eyes – by Dean Koontz

Slim MacKenzie (known by some as Carl Stanfeuss) has a gift that can also be viewed as a curse. His strangely colored “Twilight Eyes” are a sign of psychic ability. They allow him to see through the human disguises of hideous creates that he calls Goblins. He is in a self-imposed mission to kill them all. There are times when he wishes that he had a different gift – such as the gift of healing that his mother has.

Slim, who is only 17, has run away from home after killing an uncle (who was really a Goblin). His adventure leads him to join the Sombra Brothers carnival, which travels from place to place. Oddly enough, Slim notices that many Goblins are among the patrons.

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Diablo III, Diablo Seasons 0 comments on Season Journey Chapter 2 (Season 5)

Season Journey Chapter 2 (Season 5)

Chapter-2-Season-5-start-500x326The Season Journey was first introduced into Diablo III during Season 4.

It is back for Season 5, but is not exactly the same as it was in Season 4. The small changes keep things interesting.

Players who complete the Season Journey through Chapter 4 will receive a portrait frame, a pet, and an entire set of armor. The opportunity to earn an entire set of armor is something new for Season 5.

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Diablo III, Diablo Seasons 0 comments on Season Journey Chapter 1 (Season 5)

Season Journey Chapter 1 (Season 5)

Chapter-1-Season-5-start-500x336The Season Journey first became part of the game during Season 4 of Diablo III.

In Season 4, players needed to complete Chapters 1-4 in order to earn a pet and a portrait frame.

The objectives for Chapter 1 have remained somewhat the same between Season 4 and Season 5. There are a few brand new ones mixed in to make things interesting. Players must complete Chapters 1-4 during Season 5 to earn a pet that looks like a tree, a brand new portrait frame, and an entire set of armor (specific to the class of your character).
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How to Extract Legendary Powers with Kanai’s Cube

Kanais-Cube-500x451Season 4 of Diablo III was the first time that players had access to Kanai’s Cube.

Technically, players who decided to check out the Player Test Realm (PTR) were able to find and use Kanai’s Cube before it was placed into the game.

So, for me, the first opportunity I had to use it was during Season 4.

I was playing hardcore characters during Season 4, so all of the things I put in Kanai’s Cube can only affect my hardcore characters. Eventually, I want to “complete” the entire Kanai’s Cube – by putting all the stuff into it (in both hardcore and softcore).
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