Inside the Vault: Bethesda’s Kevin Kauffman


The latest Inside the Vault from Bethesda Blog takes a closer look at the QA lead for Fallout 3, Kevin Kauffman. Kevin is in charge of coordinating testers and “Saving lives” by exterminating bugs.

Say you find a bug, that when fixed, will save the average user even one minute of confusion, and you multiply that time saved by the number of people that will eventually play the game, then divide that by 24 — what you end up with is the number of days of human living you have literally saved by reporting a single issue. Multiply that by the number of issues reported, and I start looking a little like Mother Theresa.

Read more about what motivates this QA saint on Bethesda Blog.

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1 Comment on Inside the Vault: Bethesda’s Kevin Kauffman


On February 9, 2008 at 12:09 am

, , , tell me does he live in Massachoooooosettes?