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The Playtest Kit

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Playtesting made simple.

Recruit, prepare, run and analyse your playtests with this comprehensive system.


Running a playtest is time-consuming.

As a game dev you know iteration and playtesting is the secret to a great game - but it’s hard to find the time

If you are planning on running a playtest, I've created a toolkit that will help you save hundreds of hours, and ensures you get reliable & useful results from your playtest - maximum results with minimum effort.

It's a comprehensive & actionable resource packed with frameworks, templates, resources, and tools.


The promise.

  • Get organized in your playtesting process

  • Avoid wasting time and development cost

  • Draw reliable & evidence-based game design conclusions based on real player behaviour to improve design, mechanics, FTUE, retention, balance and more...

  • Reduce risk by playtesting throughout development, find the fun and make a great game


The complete package for running your playtest

Find playtesters

  • Define your players

  • Find reliable playtesters cheaply

  • Use your community

  • Make a research panel

  • Maximise marketing opportunities

Prepare your playtest

  • Pick the right playtest method

  • Set up the tech to run live and remote sessions

  • Avoid leaks

  • Ask the right questions

  • Design tasks and surveys

Analyse your data

  • Cut through the noise of opinions with evidence

  • Find the meaning in the results

  • Learn what to action and what to ignore

Discover and fix problems

  • Find the fun

  • Fix usability & UX issues

  • Balance game difficulty, progression, currencies and more

  • Make evidence-based decisions about design, mechanics, FTUE, retention, balance and more...


What's included?

40+ resources to help you plan, run and analyse your playtests

  • Test prototypes

  • Recruit playtesters

  • Pick the right playtest method

  • Write a survey

  • Set up the tech for running and recording live & remote playtests

  • Make evidence based decisions

  • Deal with community feedback & more!

Complete testing from prototype to launch

  • Get instant, customizable templates to help you pick the right method to get the results you need, fast.

  • Maximise the value from your playtests and avoid wasting expensive time by testing throughout development.

Find the right players

  • Access proven player recruitment methods to define and grow your player-base.

  • Learn from others who spent hundreds of hours running playtests on how to define and access the right players.

Save time using carefully curated templates

  • Get access to prepared templates for surveys, player recruitment, non disclosure agreements and more.

  • Build from a base and modify them to suit your game's needs. Remix it. Make it yours.

Cut through the noise of opinions

  • Learn how to gather reliable and actionable evidence to inform game development decisions.

  • Find real data to convince clients, colleagues or yourself, and find the fun!

Bring structure into your playtest workflow

  • Pre-built checklists guide you through your tasks.

  • Ensure you don't miss out on anything important!


Any questions about The Playtest Kit?

DM me on Twitter @steve_bromley and I'll help out! 

$59

The Playtest Kit

Playtesting made simple.

Recruit, prepare, run and analyse your playtests with this comprehensive system.


Running a playtest is time-consuming.

As a game dev you know iteration and playtesting is the secret to a great game - but it’s hard to find the time

If you are planning on running a playtest, I've created a toolkit that will help you save hundreds of hours, and ensures you get reliable & useful results from your playtest - maximum results with minimum effort.

It's a comprehensive & actionable resource packed with frameworks, templates, resources, and tools.


The promise.

  • Get organized in your playtesting process

  • Avoid wasting time and development cost

  • Draw reliable & evidence-based game design conclusions based on real player behaviour to improve design, mechanics, FTUE, retention, balance and more...

  • Reduce risk by playtesting throughout development, find the fun and make a great game


The complete package for running your playtest

Find playtesters

  • Define your players

  • Find reliable playtesters cheaply

  • Use your community

  • Make a research panel

  • Maximise marketing opportunities

Prepare your playtest

  • Pick the right playtest method

  • Set up the tech to run live and remote sessions

  • Avoid leaks

  • Ask the right questions

  • Design tasks and surveys

Analyse your data

  • Cut through the noise of opinions with evidence

  • Find the meaning in the results

  • Learn what to action and what to ignore

Discover and fix problems

  • Find the fun

  • Fix usability & UX issues

  • Balance game difficulty, progression, currencies and more

  • Make evidence-based decisions about design, mechanics, FTUE, retention, balance and more...


What's included?

40+ resources to help you plan, run and analyse your playtests

  • Test prototypes

  • Recruit playtesters

  • Pick the right playtest method

  • Write a survey

  • Set up the tech for running and recording live & remote playtests

  • Make evidence based decisions

  • Deal with community feedback & more!

Complete testing from prototype to launch

  • Get instant, customizable templates to help you pick the right method to get the results you need, fast.

  • Maximise the value from your playtests and avoid wasting expensive time by testing throughout development.

Find the right players

  • Access proven player recruitment methods to define and grow your player-base.

  • Learn from others who spent hundreds of hours running playtests on how to define and access the right players.

Save time using carefully curated templates

  • Get access to prepared templates for surveys, player recruitment, non disclosure agreements and more.

  • Build from a base and modify them to suit your game's needs. Remix it. Make it yours.

Cut through the noise of opinions

  • Learn how to gather reliable and actionable evidence to inform game development decisions.

  • Find real data to convince clients, colleagues or yourself, and find the fun!

Bring structure into your playtest workflow

  • Pre-built checklists guide you through your tasks.

  • Ensure you don't miss out on anything important!


Any questions about The Playtest Kit?

DM me on Twitter @steve_bromley and I'll help out! 

Available on May 17th, 12PM PDT
Available on May 17th, 12PM PDT
  • All-in-one Notion dashboard for planning, running and analysing playtests [single license]

  • All-in-one Notion dashboard for planning, running and analysing playtests [single license]
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