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Lindsay Lauters Miller's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

Lindsay is the Director of The Research Centaur, the UX+QA division of The Behemoth that provides both internal and external test services. 

She has over 7 years of experience in the game industry, working on everything from AAA to independent titles in both the small studio and publisher roles. Some of the game projects she's most proud of are BattleBlock Theater, Transistor, LittleBigPlanet, and Uncharted: Golden Abyss.  

She is ITIL & ISTQB certified with a BS in Cognitive Science/Human Computer Interaction. She believes in metrics, proactivity, communication, and the value of keen observation.

She also makes a really, really good swedish pancake. 

For reals. Bring the lingonberries. 

 

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Posted by Lindsay Lauters Miller on Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:05:00 EDT in Production, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Basic risk-based QA testing methods can substantially reduce your test hours and project budget. If you're unfamiliar with risk-based testing (RBT), you can still reap the benefits by applying these simple priority rating and fluid test plan methods.


A simple breakdown of the basic goals of user experience and quality assurance testing, and how they work together to help developers create better games.



Lindsay Lauters Miller's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 06/02/2014 - 01:57]

Hi Ian -- most user ...

Hi Ian -- most user researchers I 've met have an MS or PhD, although that 's not the case for everyone. Tableau is a pretty popular visualization tool, and I would recommend getting familiar with A/V set-ups and recording tools which is something I don 't see talked about ...