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OfflineTreeNugget
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Ever dream of being a play tester?
    #24903851 - 01/10/18 09:42 PM (6 months, 3 days ago)

I made this game where you play the role of a play tester in a game dev company.

You play through levels and move on by finding glitches.

If interested, feel free to check it out on steam. It's called Project Glitch


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Re: Ever dream of being a play tester? [Re: TreeNugget]
    #24903914 - 01/10/18 10:11 PM (6 months, 3 days ago)

Make it a vr game with all the grind and pointlessness and inability to save as desert bus and i am in.


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Re: Ever dream of being a play tester? [Re: Faustoid]
    #24905860 - 01/11/18 06:19 PM (6 months, 2 days ago)

I'll check it out!


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Re: Ever dream of being a play tester? [Re: Allforublue]
    #24925256 - 01/19/18 12:03 PM (5 months, 26 days ago)

you mean... I can get paid for this shit??


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Re: Ever dream of being a play tester? [Re: TreeNugget] * 1
    #24940341 - 01/25/18 07:07 AM (5 months, 20 days ago)

I often dreamed of being a video game tester as a career, as well as being an astronaut or a race car driver.

I like your meta-concept. Very cool! :thumbup:


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Re: Ever dream of being a play tester? [Re: LogicaL Chaos]
    #24940911 - 01/25/18 01:35 PM (5 months, 19 days ago)

Why dream when you can just buy most any game nowadays and wade through bugs and half-finished content right now!


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Re: Ever dream of being a play tester? [Re: fractaloctopus] * 1
    #24943380 - 01/26/18 01:35 PM (5 months, 18 days ago)

Eh the job isn't what it used to be. Alot of games ARE tested by general players for free now. Beta used to be cool cuz you could help developers shape the game into what the player wanted. Now with beta and alphas they're literally having you be an illegal mexican testing out their game for them and taking the job away from someone who should be paid much more to do it.


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Re: Ever dream of being a play tester? [Re: TreeNugget]
    #25010907 - 02/21/18 05:23 PM (4 months, 23 days ago)

I did beta testing for a little while through beta bound on mobile applications. Never was paid but I once got rewarded with the companies sometimes sending small merchandise rewards like shirts and stuff.


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Re: Ever dream of being a play tester? [Re: CookieCrumbs]
    #25012025 - 02/22/18 12:36 AM (4 months, 23 days ago)

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CookieCrumbs said:
Eh the job isn't what it used to be. Alot of games ARE tested by general players for free now. Beta used to be cool cuz you could help developers shape the game into what the player wanted. Now with beta and alphas they're literally having you be an illegal mexican testing out their game for them and taking the job away from someone who should be paid much more to do it.




There are still QA teams on any good dev team. But there's something to be said for Alpha and Beta testing where you can have hundreds of thousands or even millions of people play-testing the game in every possible way and finding bugs the QA team can't with limited time/resources. Granted some companies abuse that early access crap, but alpha testing is supposed to be a time to iron out most of the bugs and fine tune it.. most of the game-breaking bugs should have been found and fixed before alpha even launches.. but that's in an ideal scenario. Not every game company has the resources to do that.


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Re: Ever dream of being a play tester? [Re: Shroomism]
    #25043187 - 03/06/18 04:21 PM (4 months, 10 days ago)

Not really, I heard somewhere that its a shitty job (at least here in Mexico the pay for QA testers its pretty lame):frown:

Around 4 years ago I applied to a local company who makes games for both smartphones and tablets, It was full of arrogant nerds plus the pay was really shitty. Not the place for me to be honest:shrug: So the end i never came back. (and yes I have been a gamer for all my life).


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