Beta Testing 101: How to write a good bug report on the forums

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If you’re in the Mists of Pandaria beta, chances are good that you’ve encountered a few bugs by now. As a beta tester, it’s not just your job to sit there and play through the game. You’re also expected to report the bugs you happen upon in your travels through Pandaria. Blizzard has provided beta forums for feedback and bug reporting, so you’ve got a place to jot those bugs down. Once you’ve found and identified a bug, you should write up a brief report so Blizzard knows that there’s a problem and can fix the problem before release.

Before you scamper off to the beta forums, however, there’s a proper way to write these bug reports so that Blizzard knows what you’re talking about and can take appropriate action. If you write a bug report incorrectly, you’re not helping matters any — and in some cases, you can even confuse the situation and make it worse. So how do you write a good bug report on the beta forums?

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