Guy builds video game in Excel. In other news, least efficient game designer in the world located.

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BBC reports that an accountant (of course) named Cary Walkin developed a fantasy turn-based RPG in Excel(!) over the course of 4 months while he was studying for his MBA in Toronto.  “Sssssuuuuure he did” said his employer. The game, called Arena.xlsm, is developed using nothing but macros (the things that you invariably use to […]

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