Courses

Courses and training on how to run professional quality playtests, and become a games user researcher.

Survey Design For Playtesting and Games User Research

Survey Design for Playtesting and Games User Research

Write reliable, unbiased surveys

Learn when to use a survey to answer game development questions, how to translate team concerns into survey questions and how to find players to do your survey.

Work with real player data to write reliable survey questions, draw strong conclusions from qualitative and quantitative data and share compelling results.

On completing this course you’ll be ready to test your own games, or run quantitative user research.

Games User REsearch Training

Bespoke Games User Research Training

Reduce development risk, save money, and make better games by running high quality playtests and user research studies, in-house

Usability Testing for Games

Usability testing for games: How to plan, run and analyse games user research studies

A structured programme covering how to plan and moderate a usability test of a game, analyse the data and generate design insights to make games better.

You will have the opportunity to work with real player data, and gain practical experience that you wouldn’t get from a book.

RUN PLAYTESTS TODAY

This toolkit is for game developers who have no time.

Made in collaboration with game designers, producers, community managers, UX designers, QA managers and solo game devs, it brings the expertise of over 25,000 playtest hours into one complete playtest toolkit – making playtesting accessible to all.

It’s a comprehensive & actionable toolkit packed with processes, templates, guides, and tools. Everything you need to be confident running playtests today.

The Playtest Kit package

KICKSTART YOUR CAREER IN GAMES

The ultimate resource for aspiring or junior UX researchers who want to start a career in games.

Understand game development, run professional quality playtests, improve the UX of games and make games players love.

Plus master your games user research career, and learn:

  • How to get and demonstrate experience without a job
  • What skills are employers looking for?
  • How to prepare a CV and portfolio
  • What it’s like working in the games industry

Start running playtests, getting job interviews, and making games better today.

How To Be A Games User REsearcher Book

Master Games User Research

Free monthly new articles teaching playtesting & how to be a games user researcher. Join the most interesting conversations about games user research, discover job opportunities, and be introduced to new ways to think about game development.