Last year, after starting an online Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition campaign with friends to get through the lockdown, I made an Excel Character Sheet so that my players could keep track of their in-game character stats and items. Please feel free to use this and share as required: dnd-character-sheetDownload
This is an example of the default settings for a bar chart in Excel. This is functional but could be far more effective; here are my main steps I use to create quick, effective data visualisations. Remove chart borders. Show data in a useful order (alphabetically, or ranked, or some other important order). Keep gridlines … Continue reading Quick Steps to Make Effective Data Visualisations
Using Linked Pictures to update my Nintendo Console Dashboard.
For the past 2 weeks I’ve been working on developing a game in my spare time: it’s tentatively titled ‘Adventurer Guild Simulator’, as it’s about running an adventurer guild in a fantasy setting (think Dungeons and Dragons). In the game you’ll be hiring adventurers to go on quests to raise the reputation of the guild … Continue reading Game Dev: Balancing Adventurer Guild Simulator
If it weren't apparent enough from my Splatoon 2 analyses, I love Nintendo. So, of all the things one can make a Dashboard about, of course I went ahead and created a Dashboard using data about Nintendo's array of home consoles. https://gfycat.com/BigheartedGrimyInexpectatumpleco This was done using Excel - but I'm really interested in working on … Continue reading Nintendo Console Dashboard