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How Can I break into the Gaming Industry?

So my Highschool days are soon coming to an end(Well another 2 years), and I didn't really know for a while what I wanted to do. But now I've figured out that I really want to break into the Gaming Industry. I thought after highschool I would go to college to become a Game tester. Any tips on how to be a game tester?

Asked By: Mashrur - 2/9/2012
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My source page has information on the role of Quality Assurance (Game Testing) in the Game Industry. It covers how to prepare yourself for the job, as well as some of the things you may be doing as a tester... More
Answered By: Joe B - 2/10/2012
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You and every other greasy loser.
Answered By: Jack MeeHoff - 2/9/2012
 
Game testing pretty much a dead end street. You would do best to go to college for computer design/sciences. Also seeing that game programming is a specialty area, you will want to take classes focused on game programming, like digital art classes... More
Answered By: Fish Fillet - 2/9/2012
 
I agree with "gaming" being referred to "gambling" but I for one know this is fast changing as more people are into "video gaming" than "gambling" and the term becomes more used... More
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Answered By: Lemuel - 2/10/2012
 
The cool thing about the gaming industry is that there is more than one way to "break in" or become a game tester. The conventional approach is to get a degree in computer languages or game design. This route could potentially be safer, but not as fun as getting your name out there as an expert player on your own... More
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Answered By: Stu Crutchfield - 2/12/2012
 
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