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LOG
03-17-2010, 04:05 AM
I am currently in two betas and an alpha. Don't know what I did to deserve them, but I'm happy :)

whistlelock
03-17-2010, 05:10 AM
Pipe it, you!

I'm currently only in one beta. A closed Beta at that.

LOG
03-17-2010, 05:39 AM
I'm in two closed betas, so there.

SPMiller
03-17-2010, 05:40 AM
Game companies are using you for free QA.

Public testing is the most clever trick ever devised for software development.

LOG
03-17-2010, 08:20 AM
Game companies are using you for free QA.

Public testing is the most clever trick ever devised for software development.

I don't mind.

Fulk
03-17-2010, 09:37 AM
Can you say what closed betas you're a part of? I have no such luck, it seems. I was only in one closed beta in my entire gaming life. Then again, I don't apply for beta too frequently.

whistlelock
03-17-2010, 10:27 AM
Generally speaking, no, you can't talk about the Beta or even the name of the game.

tarcanus
03-17-2010, 07:39 PM
First rule of Fight ClubBeta Testing is don't talk about Beta Testing.

darkprincealain
03-17-2010, 09:27 PM
I applied recently for one, for which I'm crossing my fingers and toes. :D

LOG
03-18-2010, 08:18 PM
I have these three, and probably 4+ more applications going.

William Haskins
03-18-2010, 10:45 PM
Game companies are using you for free QA.

Public testing is the most clever trick ever devised for software development.

ssshhhhhh....

whistlelock
03-19-2010, 09:50 AM
Man, I couldn't tell you the number of games I've avoided paying for because of open beta.

Time Gate's Section 8 comes to mind.

Albedo
03-19-2010, 09:54 AM
Man, I wish I knew more about this! Beats pretending I'm a chain-smoking, whiskey-drinking caffeine hound for paid market research.

Wait, this is paid, right?

LOG
03-19-2010, 11:07 AM
Man, I wish I knew more about this! Beats pretending I'm a chain-smoking, whiskey-drinking caffeine hound for paid market research.

Wait, this is paid, right?

Questioning: Did you not read SPMiller's post?

efkelley
03-19-2010, 07:39 PM
Questioning: Did you not read SPMiller's post?

LOG has turned Elcor on us. :e2point:

LOG
03-20-2010, 08:16 AM
LOG has turned Elcor on us. :e2point:

Agreement: Yes.

SPMiller
03-20-2010, 09:40 AM
I thought the Elcor speech patterns were borrowed from Erikson's frog-dog in the Malazan books. What the hell was that thing's name? And I know it was in turn inspired by Cook's Toadkiller Dog. Which was inspired by...