A Canadian accountant and video games enthusiast has found a novel way of using Excel for something other than number-crunching.
Chartered accountant and MBA candidate at the Shulich school of business in Toronto Cary Walkin has created a basic video game using nothing but Excel sheets.
The game, Arena.XIsm is a fantasy game based on you, the hero represented by a smiley face, fighting various monsters in order to level up and survive.
Equipped with basic weapons such as a sword and bow-and-arrow, the player can pick up weapons and items along the way to help with each arena round.
Arena is based on a series of letters, each of which...