Category Archives: Testing for a living

A typical day as a game tester

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So what is it like to be a game tester on a daily basis? Is it just another corporate job or is it the glamorous job some like to pretend?

First things first: No, you don’t work from home. Video game testing almost always is a regular job that requires to actually get out of your home… How cruel is that?

Read on to know about the typical day in the life of a professional game tester.

A word on AGILE

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AGILE is a set of software development methods created a by a group of people tired of the lack of flexibility in their discipline. Depending how it’s done, AGILE can be very helpful, or it can be a pain in the neck.

The Salary of a Video Game Tester

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When it comes to salary questions in the Video Game Industry you must be very careful to trust only reliable sources because some websites out there will pretend testers make a lot of money just to sell you expensive/useless training.

What is exactly a video game tester?

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First things first: People use the term Video Game Tester for many situations, and not always the ones you really are interested about. Let’s clarify.