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Filament Games Podcast Season Two

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to season two of the Filament Games Podcast! We’re glad to have you back with us as we explore the world of game-based learning. This season we’re interviewing game-based learning pioneers, sitting down with teachers to learn how they’re using games in the classroom, and taking a step back in time with a new segment called The Retro Review. We have some exciting things in store for you this season, so make sure you subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud. If you have any questions for us, or would like us to cover a game-related topic, drop us a line in the comment sections below. We hope you enjoy season two!

FGP2-1: This Time It’s Personal

Season two is here! In our season opener, Dan Norton The Infirm provides tips on how to play games when your arms are tired and Brandon employs mind tricks to deceive and disappoint Dan. We also dive into the different design challenges presented by VR technology and give you the inside scoop on our new game, Diffission.

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FGP2-2: Kurt Squire

Co-hosts Dan Norton and Brandon Pittser travel through time to bring you this exciting conversation with game-based learning expert Kurt Squire. In this episode we talk pirates, family Minecraft strategies, and the future of game-based learning.

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FGP2-3: The Retro Review Oregon Trail

Journey west with us as we take a look at retro learning game Oregon Trail. Find out which members of Brandon’s party survive the expedition and what we would do differently if we were to make the game in 2016. Don’t forget to check out our bonus video featuring gameplay and additional commentary about the game.

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