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Link: Microsoft Excel as 3D Gaming Engine!

Hey all you spreadsheet jockeys; want to do something creative (if a little crazy) in Excel? Today I was trolling Omniture (our Web analytics suite) and I noticed an article on a sister site (Gamasutra) that is hugely popular. It's a primer on creating 3D games in Excel, and it includes demo programs and videos of games created with the Excel 3D engine.
Hey all you spreadsheet jockeys; want to do something creative (if a little crazy) in Excel? Today I was trolling Omniture (our Web Analytics suite) and I noticed an article on our sister site, Gamasutra, that is hugely popular. It's a primer on creating 3D games in Excel, and it includes demo programs and videos of games created with the Excel 3D engine.

As explained in "Microsoft Excel: Revolutionary 3D Game Engine?" by Peter Rakos, Excel's arithmetical facilities and two embedded rendering subsystems "might just cause a paradigm shift. I hope you will discover that Excel effectively and efficiently incorporates practicality, tons of features, the multi-platform portability and the high performance with the unique and futuristic 3D engine features."

Enjoy!Hey all you spreadsheet jockeys; want to do something creative (if a little crazy) in Excel? Today I was trolling Omniture (our Web analytics suite) and I noticed an article on a sister site (Gamasutra) that is hugely popular. It's a primer on creating 3D games in Excel, and it includes demo programs and videos of games created with the Excel 3D engine.