Someone made a playable XCOM game in Microsoft Excel

Never underestimate the power of spreadsheets. While trying to learn Visual Basic for work, Reddit user crruzi created a top-down version of XCOM playable in Microsoft Excel. This version, dubbed EXLCOM, manages to retain some of the more iconic gameplay mechanics of the turn-based tactics series, such as destructible walls, and also includes a level editor.

EXLCOM is still early in development (download it here) and only works in certain versions of Microsoft Excel — you can scroll...

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