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Playing Space Invaders in OpenOffice Calc

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 by | Filed Under: OpenOffice
Loading... Calc: Taking
A Break for a Little Fun

Ok, so I’ll admit it right
from the start – this tip is for fun, not for productivity…

But who’s not for a little
fun once in a while?

Buried within the code of’s Calc program is a favorite game from days gone past.

Yep – that’s right…
Space Invaders.

If you’re interested in
maybe a break, to take a stroll down memory lane, then here’s all you have to


Place this formula in
a cell
, be sure to pay attention to the capitalization and spacing, then
hit the Enter key.

The game will open –
the text is in German, but who really needs to read directions to Space Invaders?

You should know that once
you close the game, you’ll have to close out of completely to
play again… but still, a small price to pay if you’re really in need of an
entertaining break.

~ April

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One Response to “Playing Space Invaders in OpenOffice Calc”

  1. Becky McLaury says:

    I tried the Game in and it did not work. =GAME(“StarWars”). What am I doing wrong?

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