LS:RP testers play the key role in bringing new members to the community. To do that, they review each character application that comes into play. This vital step ensures that only quality members come to the server by having a basic knowledge of the rules and what is expected of them as an individual. In addition to the applications, testers help players in game, and on the forum with questions. They work endlessly to test out reported bugs, to make sure that the server is the best that it can be. They also read through suggestions submitted by community members and forward them to be implemented into future patches! Another vital task of LS:RP testers is helping players, new and experienced, with general or complex questions they may have. They do this either in-game, with the /helpme system, or on the forums/IRC. These, among many other tasks, is what make LS:RP Testers an essential role to the LS:RP community.
So why spend the time making an application? Why do people want to become a LS:RP Tester? There are many reasons people apply for this position. Most of the reasons boil down to giving back to the community and having a desire to help out other players. You should apply only if you are willing to spend the time dedicating yourself to performing the tasks of LS:RP Testers. You should also have the experience and the desire to perform these tasks to help out the LS:RP Community. Becoming a LS:RP Tester is a key way to help out with the community, but not everyone can do it. A good Tester is someone with a lot of experience, a strong commitment to LS:RP, and a genuine desire to help out others.
LS:RP Testers are required to have experience, and be known to have qualities of a respectful team-worker. If applying you're expected to have been a member of LS:RP for at least one year, you must be active in multiple parts of LS:RP including in game, on the forums and on IRC. With this, LS:RP Tester candidates should be able to communicate effectively with other staff members, along with every other member of the community. This is down to other staff and community members laying trust in your hands, a special aspect of having the position. So, if you have decided that becoming a Tester is something you wish to do, read the post, and PM Aero with the format given here. Best of luck to each and every one of you!
Written by Sleepwalker and Sarcasmohjoy