Author Topic: Please read if you are interested in the alpha! Sort yourselves, please. :)  (Read 17555 times)

Offline ElOhTeeBee

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I'll be up for some alpha testing, if you'll have me. I'd prefer Round 2 or thereabouts, but I'm fine wherever testers are needed the most.

(And yes, I know I don't have very many posts, because I'm not really a very active forum participant. But I'd just like to say in my defense that 1) I do own several Arcen games - AI War and all expansions, Bionic Dues, Skyward Collapse and expansion - and have attempted to talk friends into buying them before, occasionally with success, and 2) I also have experience as a beta tester, as I helped with the development of Monaco: What's Yours is Mine. I've also done some proofreading for assorted tabletop RPGs, but I'm not sure how useful that would be.)

Offline mrhanman

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I'd prefer to be in as early as possible, just for the reason that most of my input seems to come in the earlier stages of development.  Round 0 would be great, but I'll be happy with the first available, too.

Offline Billick

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I just sent a PM to Josh.  I don't have a preference for round so put me where ever you have the most need.

Offline Cyborg

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Round Zero.
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http://www.arcengames.com/forums/index.php/topic,13369.0.html

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Offline tigersfan

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I'll be up for some alpha testing, if you'll have me. I'd prefer Round 2 or thereabouts, but I'm fine wherever testers are needed the most.

(And yes, I know I don't have very many posts, because I'm not really a very active forum participant. But I'd just like to say in my defense that 1) I do own several Arcen games - AI War and all expansions, Bionic Dues, Skyward Collapse and expansion - and have attempted to talk friends into buying them before, occasionally with success, and 2) I also have experience as a beta tester, as I helped with the development of Monaco: What's Yours is Mine. I've also done some proofreading for assorted tabletop RPGs, but I'm not sure how useful that would be.)

Having a bunch of posts or not doesn't actually effect your chances. :)

I pay attention to who gets selected in terms of who has done testing for us in the past, mostly because I know what to expect from them. But, we like a good mix of folks we know and folks we don't in each round.

Offline Oralordos

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I haven't asked to get in the alpha before since I didn't know how bad my school schedule would be like this semester, but it looks like it will be simple enough that I can put my name in.

My preferences would go:
3, 2, 0

Offline Penthus

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Round 0 if possible :)

Offline ElOhTeeBee

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Having a bunch of posts or not doesn't actually effect your chances. :)

I pay attention to who gets selected in terms of who has done testing for us in the past, mostly because I know what to expect from them. But, we like a good mix of folks we know and folks we don't in each round.
Ahh. All right, then, I shall remain optimistic!

Offline Histidine

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Well, if you're not taking UI feedback then I don't really see the point of Round 0. So sign me up for round 1, 2, 3... (ascending order)
"In this country, it is wise to kill a CEO from time to time pour encourager les autres."
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Offline Greywolf22

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I also don't have any particular preference, so feel free to put me in wherever I can benefit you all the most.  My preference at this point would be 1,2,3...but whatever helps you out the most is where I'm more then willing to go.  Looking forward to it!

Offline Arnos

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Sounds Exciting, My preference is Round 2,1,3.
I like some polish but not so much that I feel that everything has been locked in already. That said, anywhere you want to put me is good. :)

Offline Vinco

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I'd be interested in one of the later rounds if I'm needed.  Call it round 3 or 4.

Offline JAlfredGoodwin

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I'd prefer to be in Round 1 or 3/4

I'm more effective\interested in checking balance and looking for exploits than commenting on GUI design or attempting devise a better system of data reports.

Of course, if I'm not in, I'll just have to wait to buy it, and that wouldn't upset me either!

Offline chemical_art

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I'm looking more toward helping sort things out after things are fairly established, quality-of-life enhancements.

The goal, if the mode shall be followed, is that if I play it out of the box I won't encounter a hiccup that causes me to stop playing. I followed this model in SC and there I felt I gave the most help as compared to BD or AVWW 2 .In volume it wasn't much, but the point was I stopped if I had to give much in the first place.
Life is short. Have fun.

Offline Rekka

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My preference would be
1 - Round 2
2 - Round 1
3 - Round 3

Looking forward to it! :)