Gabe Newell of Valve fame is one wise fellow – particularly when it comes to his day job: making games and running one of the best companies out there. Recently I’ve listened to a few interviews with him about nearly everything.
In a talk he gave to The LBJ School he reveals Valve does not have QA department but they do a ton of play testing. I also love how hat selling in TF2 was happening so quickly that it broke PayPal!
The Valve handbook for new employees is referenced a bit in the Nerdist interviews and is worth looking through (PDF).
Here’s what Gabe said at the DCIE Summit: