Tau army builder 8th

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Ted the Tau
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Tau army builder 8th

Post#1 » Jun 02 2017 08:07

I've put together a spreadsheet for Tau in 8th edition. It's a bit rough around the edges, but the basic features should work fine.

If you discover an error, please let me know so I can update and reupload the file.


NEW UPDATE!

Download Version 1.06
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Re: Tau army builder 8th

Post#2 » Jun 03 2017 11:03

EDIT: Obsolete
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Megildur
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Post#3 » Jun 03 2017 06:33

I'll try it out and let you know! Thanks for putting this together!

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Post#4 » Jun 04 2017 11:38

You're welcome :)

Point calculation in 8th is so tedious - I had no choice

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Post#5 » Jun 04 2017 05:48

I'll let you know any errors I find here:
  • Under Stealth Battlesuits, can't select fusion blaster in list builder (points value is false)
      typo: replace "Fusion Blaser" with "Fusion Blaster"
  • Overview requirements met for detachment 1
      typo: replace "'Detachment 2'!$D$4" with 'Detachment 1'!$D$4 in the first row.
  • Unit 5 points cost calculations missing a bunch of if statements in each detachment sheet. I'm pretty sure I didn't delete them.

Thanks for putting this together.

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Post#6 » Jun 04 2017 06:10

Peregrim wrote:I'll let you know any errors I find here:
  • Under Stealth Battlesuits, can't select fusion blaster in list builder (points value is false)
      typo: replace "Fusion Blaser" with "Fusion Blaster"
  • Overview requirements met for detachment 1
      typo: replace "'Detachment 2'!$D$4" with 'Detachment 1'!$D$4 in the first row.
  • Unit 5 points cost calculations missing a bunch of if statements in each detachment sheet. I'm pretty sure I didn't delete them.

Thanks for putting this together.


Good catch on those!

Updated Version 1.01 is in the OP.

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Jhul'vol
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Post#7 » Jun 07 2017 09:59

Quite the sheet you made! Works way better then me just saving each configuration in a separate excel for later reference ;)

I found one small error for now:
The burst cannon under Longstrike has a blank space behind it, causing the formula to give an error when refering to the point list, which does not have this space.

Thanks for sharing!

Edit:
Strike teams are currently missing the option for Pulse Carbines. Not that it matters pointwise, but just if you wanted to know ;)

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Post#8 » Jun 07 2017 10:22

thanks for the effort bro! :biggrin: btw, ghostkeel shield cost is 40 (in the sheet its 8) while target lock cost 8 (in the sheet its 40)..maybe you switched them

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Post#9 » Jun 07 2017 12:05

Thanks guys, new version uploaded!

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MKJump
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Post#10 » Jun 07 2017 07:29

Riptide target lock is 40 on your sheet when it should be 12; likely a follow-on-mistake from the ghostkeel.

Also, pathfinder ion rifle and stormsurge shield generator say "FALSE" for points cost.
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Post#11 » Jun 07 2017 07:32

Well this looks like it could be rather handy

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Raikoh067
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Post#12 » Jun 07 2017 09:04

Are the dropdowns supposed to do anything? I cant seem to find any way of actually entering data or interacting with it in any way.

I'm completely ignorant in the ways of Excel, so If somebody could explain it to me like im 10 what'd be great. :P

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Jhul'vol
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Post#13 » Jun 08 2017 12:16

Raikoh067 wrote:Are the dropdowns supposed to do anything? I cant seem to find any way of actually entering data or interacting with it in any way.

I'm completely ignorant in the ways of Excel, so If somebody could explain it to me like im 10 what'd be great. :P


I don't have access to the excel at the moment, but this is what should happen:
The file is opened.
At the top I first got a yellow bar, which asked me if I wanted to enable editing.
Then the next yellow bar showed up, as it was not a trusted document I also had to enable content.

After that I was able to use the drop down menu's. Make sure you start with the unit, before wargear, as it looks at the options beneath the unit for the wargear.
Also don't touch the grayed out fields, otherwise the references won't work ;)

Hope this helps! :)

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Post#14 » Jun 08 2017 03:46

Very useful, thank you so much for making this!

Only additional error that I found:
- When selecting Stimulant Injectors, the total cost starts at 5 for 0 Stimulant Injectors and increments by one for each choice.
EDIT: - The Shielded Missile Drone option seems to suffer from the same incremental issue!

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Re: Tau army builder 8th

Post#15 » Jun 08 2017 04:19

MKJump wrote:Riptide target lock is 40 on your sheet when it should be 12; likely a follow-on-mistake from the ghostkeel.

Also, pathfinder ion rifle and stormsurge shield generator say "FALSE" for points cost.


Strawless wrote:Very useful, thank you so much for making this!

Only additional error that I found:
- When selecting Stimulant Injectors, the total cost starts at 5 for 0 Stimulant Injectors and increments by one for each choice.
EDIT: - The Shielded Missile Drone option seems to suffer from the same incremental issue!


Fixed in 1.03

Raikoh067 wrote:Are the dropdowns supposed to do anything? I cant seem to find any way of actually entering data or interacting with it in any way.

I'm completely ignorant in the ways of Excel, so If somebody could explain it to me like im 10 what'd be great. :P


Jhul'vol described it perfectly :) Let me know if your problem persists.

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Re: Tau army builder 8th

Post#16 » Jun 09 2017 03:12

markerlight is not available for stealth suits.

Ted the Tau
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Re: Tau army builder 8th

Post#17 » Jun 09 2017 03:27

Kilazar wrote:markerlight is not available for stealth suits.


Fixed in 1.04

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Re: Tau army builder 8th

Post#18 » Jun 09 2017 05:42

Hi Ted,

I really appraciate your work and will to collect all of that stuff in one file.

But for holly grail, please delete rows from 311 until far end and create by that change file with 0.5MB instead of 23MB ;)

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