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The four most useful tools of a Video Game Tester

A Game Tester is a bit like a craftsman: he works with tools. And although his product is not clearly palpable, it is very real, concrete and central to the project: Quality.

A professional video game tester is not a beta tester. He does not JUST play the game. Instead, he uses all his skills and tools to hunt down bugs.

Mastering the tools of the profession will make a tester a more valuable employee, and it will also make the job more challenging and enjoyable.

I give here a quick overview of a Game Tester’s best tools.