Playtest Setup

For when you need a helping hand setting up your playtest

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Written by Christian Ress, Marvin Killing, Elie Mouraud and 4 others
Setting up common playtests

Setting up your first playtest

How to set up your first playtest – from start to finish
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Written by Christian Ress
Updated over a week ago

How to set up your first concept test

Setting up a concept test is easy and can be accomplished in three easy steps.
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Written by Jake Rundell
Updated over a week ago

Playtesting multiple sessions of gameplay

Multi-session playtesting guide
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Written by Christian Ress
Updated over a week ago

How do I set up a kids playtest?

Here's where you'll find out how to set up a playtest with kids.
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Written by Elie Mouraud
Updated over a week ago

How do I set up a concept test?

Here we'll tell you how to add slides, configure them and what file types we support.
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Written by Jack Dunne
Updated over a week ago

How to set up a multiplayer playtest

Multiplayer playtesting with PlaytestCloud
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Written by Christian Ress
Updated over a week ago

Playtesting multiple days of gameplay

Longitudinal playtesting guide
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Written by Jake Rundell
Updated over a week ago

Is there a recommended size for images used in my survey?

When developing a survey, the maximum image file size we can support is 1500px (3MB) wide for tablets and mobiles.
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Written by Jake Rundell
Updated over a week ago

How do I structure my playtests?

This is where you'll see how to set up the playtest sessions on PlaytestCloud.
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Written by Jack Dunne
Updated over a week ago

Uploading your game to PlaytestCloud

Read what format your iOS, Android and Browser games have to be in for a playtest
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Written by Jack Dunne
Updated over a week ago

Where do I find the survey results?

You can view the survey results in the video player and download them on the playtest page.
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Written by Christian Ress
Updated over a week ago
Competitor Playtesting

Which recording system will my playtest use?

Most playtests will be conducted using a secure build downloaded via our platform. Competitor playtests use the PlaytestCloud app.
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Written by Jake Rundell
Updated over a week ago

Do I have access to Competitor Testing?

You can determine if you have access to the Competitor Testing feature by seeing if it is listed under the manage your subscription section
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Written by Jake Rundell
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How do I set up a competitor playtest?

Peek into what makes your closest rivals successful by running a playtest on a competitor's game even if you don't have a build.
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Written by Jake Rundell
Updated over a week ago

What games can I test with a competitor playtest?

To run a competitor playtest the game you want to test must be for Android and available on the Google Play Store in the US, UK and Canada.
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Updated over a week ago

Should I use the PlaytestCloud app to test my own games?

No, it's better run a normal playtest in which you upload a build of your game unless you want players to play using their own accounts.
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Written by Jake Rundell
Updated over a week ago

Why is there a red frame around some of my playtest videos?

This red frame only shows up in competitor playtests and is reminder to players that everything on their screen is being recorded.
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Written by Jake Rundell
Updated over a week ago

How to playtest a competitor’s game with experienced players?

We can find experienced players to participate in a playtest of a competitor’s game. Their in-game progress carries over into the playtest.
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Written by Jake Rundell
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How can I test the FTUE (first time user experience) of a competitor's game?

Easily watch how your closest rivals successfully onboard players by running a competitor playtest.
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Written by Jake Rundell
Updated over a week ago