Lindsey Jayne Saxton

Top 5: Books to Read in 2014

To Do: Add to Goodreads shelf.

After only just picking up several of the fantastic books that came out last year (Easy Go, The First Confessor, and The Luminaries among them), I've decided to look towards the coming year in the hopes that I don't wait until The Goodreads Choice Awards to catch up.

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Without any further ado, here are the books that . . .

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January 27, 2014

The Steam Library Challenge

AKA The Systematic Rejection of Video Games I've Purchased

My name is Lindsey Saxton and I have a problem. Like many of my fellow PC gamers, I'm addicted to HumbleBundle and the seasonal Steam Sales. Before I started the Steam Library Challenge, I owned 209 videogames on Steam, and I'd only played 15 of them (~7%). Two months ago, I decided to change that by systematically playing every game . . .

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January 22, 2014

Top 5: Events Coming to Indy in 2014

Every year, there are new conferences that take place in Indianapolis. For example: last year brought us the Indiana Governor's Conference for Women, and the year before launched the first Verge PowderKeg. This year, there are more events than ever before that I'm excited about attending.

5. A New Type of Brew Bracket
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January 20, 2014

Kickstarter Would Get More of My Money

If they would just shut up and take it.

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Actually, Kickstarter does a great job with communication, especially with the "remind me" feature that sends notifications when projects are close to closing. However, they seem to have some issues with taking my money. When you back a Kickstarter project, you're pledging to give the amount of money specified if the . . .

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January 15, 2014

Top 5: Gateway Board Games

If you're a board game enthusiast, chances are that you have friends that are not. If you're like me, you'll probably want to try converting them at some point. These are the games I've found most successful at turning someone that is board-game curious into an addict:

5. Bang!
Innuendos aside, Bang! is one of the . . .

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January 13, 2014

How I Won My Fantasy Football Championship


Let me start by saying that I am by no means an expert on the subject and that you should take everything I say with a grain of salt.

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That being said, I did manage to pull off the championship win in the DeveloperTown Fantasy Football league after finishing 3rd in the regular season. I got several questions about a few of my . . .

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January 08, 2014

Top 5: My Most Used Phone/Web Apps in 2013

The technology that kept me organized and on task over the past year.

This past year was the first time that I really started using any kind of applications on a daily basis. Though I interact with close to a dozen apps on a everyday, there are five that have become so ingrained in my normal routine that I'd lose a significant measure of productivity and comfort if they suddenly disappeared. My newfound . . .

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January 06, 2014