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Veins of the Earth compatible Excel Random Cave Generator

Veins of the Earth compatible Excel Random Cave Generator

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An Excel widget to generate random caves based on the rule set in Patrick’s Stuart’s Vein's of the Earth (VotE)

VotE can be purchased here
http://www.lotfp.com/store/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=262).

What this product does
You can run this as a standalone Cave Generator, use it in your VotE game, or it can be used to check you are using Patrick’s dice method ‘correctly’ before game night!

Click a button and the worksheet tells you:

  • size of the cave
  • location of cave entrance
  • number of exits
  • where the exits are
  • size of each exit
  • how far to the next cave
It basically executes a rule system.

What this product does not do
Does not contain any art, monsters or cave dressing materials etc. from VotE. For those, I encourage you to buy VotE. 

Important
This product is in no way endorsed or approved by Lamentations of the Flame Princess and/or by Patrick Stuart.

Please also note, this worksheet uses macros. To the best of my knowledge, the macros used in this worksheet are safe. However, these macros are run at the users own risk. By downloading this product, you accept that risk.  

 
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Stuart F July 17, 2019 5:04 am UTC
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Excuse my ignorance, but will the "Excel widgets" of this generator work in OpenOffice Calc or LibreOffice Calc? For the most part, Excel macros do, but I know nothing about Excel widgets.
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Goblins H July 17, 2019 4:07 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Hi Stuart.

I'm using 'widget' here just to mean sort of 'program' i.e. running macros. The short answer to your question is: I don't know.

I tried an experiment an exported it into GoogleSheets (GS) and the engine transferred over well enough, even the look was preserved (which surprised me). However the refresh button ('New Cave' button) did not appear to work. That said, hitting F5 did force the sheet to generate a new cave (slowly). Interestingly, you can set GS to refresh automatically every minute if you want.

My suggestion is to try an import the sheet into whatever program you have and see what happens ...
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