Nov 25, 2020

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How to Become A Game Tester? |Tutorial &Beginner’s Guide of Game Testing (2)

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After learning the members and their division of work in the game development team, we are going to figure out the main job of a game tester and the basic workflow of game testing.

3. What is the main job of a game tester?

The role and main work of game tester in a game development team.
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1). Functional testing

  • Functional testing is the most common mode of game testing, the main testing method is black box testing

2). Performance testing of client-side

We need to monitor the following data:

  • CPU utilization of client-side

Monitoring tools:

  • IOS: The instrument that comes with Xcode

3). Stress test of server-side

  • CPU utilization of server-side

4). Compatibility test (mobile game)

  • Model adaptation test

5). Security test

  • Memory modification test

6). Interface test

  • Data test of each interface of the server, mainly through tools

7). Log test

  • Client log

8). Weak network test

  • Different network conditions, game operation conditions, such as edge, 2g, 3g, 4g conditions

9). GM tools test

  • To test the function of the GM tools, you need to pay attention to the setting of the tool in the game

10). SDK test

  • User data testing

4. The basic workflow of game testing

The basic workflow of game testing.
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1). Have a meeting about functions

  • Understand the functional requirements

2). Test cases writing

  • Write test cases based on requirements

3). Smoke test

  • A link before detailed testing

4). Detailed test

  • Carefully test each logical branch, resource, and configuration

5). Regression test

6). CheckList

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If you are interested in the introduction of the game development process, please go to:

How to Become A Game Tester? |Tutorial &Beginner’s Guide of Game Testing (1)