Joined: 16 Feb 2007
|Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:11 am Post subject: Bug Hunting Guide
|I keep my current list of bugs and tasks in a wiki here:
Please report your bugs in this forum.
What to report:
o Showstoppers – Bugs that make the game unplayable: Won’t install. Won’t run. Stops running.
o Bad – Bugs that affect the play of the game: Scoring, IBOL operator flakiness, problems editing IBOL.
o Cosmetic – Bugs that look, sound, or taste bad.
* UI Design issues:
o Ideas for making the game easier to play.
* Game design issues:
o Ideas for making the game more fun to play. We’d love to have you guys develop some killer missions.
* How to report a bug. Put in your report:
o The Build #:
# It’s above the Closeup ChipWit
o A short name for the bug.
+ “ChipWit loses glasses.”, “Non-exploding Bomb”
o A short description of what happens and what you were doing with the game when it happened.
+ “ChipWit’s glasses disappear when entering new room. While playing Greedville.”
o Is it repeatable? If so, what steps do you take to make it happen?
+ “Repeatable. Select ChipWit/New menu. Then ChipWit/Save menu. Type “Boojum” as CW name.
o Is it sporadic? Make a guess as to what makes it happen.
+ “Happens about 10% of the time while in Zoom view. I think it only happens when I use the SUBPANEL chip.”