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During the EuroSTAR Software Testing conference, Franka Buurmeijer presented a number of activities to involve participants in testing. Participants can be development team members, product managers, testers new to the field etc. The presented activities can be downloaded here. Four additional activities and tips to develop your own activities are also available. Have fun!

Build a bug
Build a Lego object from provided instructions, similar to reproducing a bug to experience the importance of describing the steps to reproduce a bug in great detail.

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Color combination fest
Define logical and physical test cases with M&M’s by applying test design techniques and use these on a real-life example to experience prioritizing test cases.

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Create a risk map
Create a risk map of an application containing high risk areas of an application and low-risk areas to determine testing priorities.

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Draw from requirements
Draw a space ship based on requirements and rewrite the requirements to practice recognizing different types of requirements and formulating requirements.

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Pass on the risks
Create a shared story of failing functionality with a high impact to explore the risks of an application to determine testing priorities.

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Race your application
Race through an application fulfilling a task or user scenario to get to know an application as a whole, including its strengths and weaknesses.

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Requirement quiz
Quiz participants on their knowledge of the requirements of an application whereby the number of requirements they are familiar with is increased which enables participants to notice more faults.

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Verify all stations
Define logical and physical test cases to verify the existence of stations and verify all routes between stations by applying test design techniques and use these on a real-life example to experience prioritizing test cases.

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Tips to develop your own activities
Developing your own activities will benefit your development. It will force you to think
critically about your own practices and motivations. Developing an activity is a good way
to distil the essence. In this document you will find tips to develop your own activities.

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