Tools > Escape Spreadsheet Hell

Play the game inside a google sheet. Learn 3 keyboard shortcuts by trying to escape 3 levels of spreadsheet hell.  To escape the sheet, you must learn each Mac keyboard shortcut. Each shortcut has been super useful for me in my every day use of Google Sheets. I hope you enjoy this fun escape room concept in a google sheet.
Free Google Sheet Game for everyone! Great for students, and experienced uses of Google Sheets alike.

Do you spend hours on Google Sheets every day, but still feel like there's so much to learn? Or maybe you're a student who's just starting to use Google Sheets and feeling overwhelmed? Either way, we have a fun and exciting solution for you: Escape Spreadsheet Hell!

What is Escape Spreadsheet Hell?
Escape Spreadsheet Hell is a game inside a Google Sheet that challenges you to escape three levels of spreadsheet hell. To escape each level, you must learn and use a Mac keyboard shortcut. Each shortcut is super useful for everyday use of Google Sheets, and you'll be surprised at how much faster and efficient you can become just by using these shortcuts.

How to Play the Game?
To play the game, you simply need to make a copy of our Escape Spreadsheet Hell Google Sheet. Get it free via Gumroad.

The game is designed to be self-explanatory, so you'll be able to start playing right away. You'll see three different levels with different challenges and instructions. Each level has a specific goal and a corresponding keyboard shortcut that you need to learn and use to move on to the next level.


Is Escape Spreadsheet Hell free to play?
Yes, Escape Spreadsheet Hell is completely free to play. You just need to make a copy of our Google Sheet via Gumroad. Sign up with your email and you'll be given access to the sheet game.

Do I need any special skills to play the game?
No, the game is designed to be accessible to everyone, regardless of their skill level. You will need a keyboard. And a Mac is preferable.

Can I play the game on my phone?
The game is optimized for desktop use. You cannot play it on your phone even if you have the Google Sheets app installed. Unless you have an external keyboard set up to your phone. And even then I don't think it's that useful. Not sure if the android version of Sheets has the same keyboard shortcuts as the Mac Desktop, online version has.

Can I modify the game or create my own levels?
Sure, if you want. You can modify the game or create your own levels. Just make a copy of the Google Sheet and start editing! If you do add more levels, let me know. I'm happy to share with members what other members are doing.

Can I share the game with others?
Yes, you can share the game with anyone you like. Just share the link to the Google Sheet in your own google drive. Or give them a link to sign up and get it here. It's free to use, and free to share. Hope you learn something from it.

How long does it take to complete the game?
The game is designed to be completed in about 5-15 minutes, but it may take longer depending on your skill level and if you don't type so fast. It can be a little daunting to learn a knew muscle set of keyboard strokes. But don't worry. You'll get it in no time. And overall your speed in sheets will increase.