Holy cow, I wrote a book!
In Windows 95, the most heavily-tested computer game
Not because the testers spent a lot of time developing test plans
and test harnesses and automated run-throughs.
Nope, it was because it was by far the most popular game
the Windows 95 team members played to unwind.
It was a huge breakthrough when DOOM finally ran inside a MS-DOS box
and didn't require booting into MS-DOS mode any more.
Now you could fire up DOOM without having to exit all your other
I've learned that in Windows Vista, the most heavily tested
game was World of Warcraft.
Most members of the DirectX application compatibility team are
WoW players, in addition to a large number in the Windows
So if you have a wildly popular computer game for the PC,
you can be pretty sure that the Windows team will be all over it.
"For quality control purposes, I assure you."
How to make sure your network card works with Windows.