Game Spotlight: Rainbow Agents (UW-Madison)

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

To celebrate the launch of Rainbow Agents at the New York Hall of Science and the Lawrence Hall of Science, we sat down with Game Designer Quinn Crossley for an in-depth look at the making of Filament’s first-ever museum game. Check out their thoughts below! ⤵ Quinn – kick us off by telling us a …

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What’s New in Game-Based Learning – June 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

It’s already June!? That can only mean one thing – it’s time for an all-new edition of What’s New in Game-Based Learning! ✨ (Image source: Giphy) Each month, our team likes to highlight their favorite news features, interviews, and articles pertaining to topics relevant to our work – think along the lines of game-based learning, …

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Inclusive Game Design: Key Starting Principles

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

As educational game developers, it’s our responsibility to ensure that the experiences we create are accessible and relatable to all students. Here at Filament, we believe that all learners should have access to meaningful educational opportunities, regardless of their identity, ability, or demographics. In order to support this goal, we consider a wide range of …

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2019 Virtual Reality Hardware Roundup

Filament Games | Educational Game Developers

You hear that? It’s the faint but unmistakable sound of seismic events in the VR hardware landscape. 2019 has been thoroughly dynamic in terms of new platform and hardware developments in the always-exciting, always-evolving world of virtual reality, and we have scarcely gone a day without having our assumptions challenged around who is still in …

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5 Must-Play Math Learning Games for Middle Schoolers

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Move over Math Blaster!, Number Munchers, and Cool Math – and say hello to the new generation of high-quality, mobile-friendly math learning games! 💫 ‘Game Over’ screen from Math Blaster!, a bona fide game-based learning blast from the past. Don’t get us wrong – we still have tremendous respect for the educational games of yesteryear. …

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Game-Based Learning in the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

What are some of your favorite video games of all time? 🤔 (Image credit: Giphy) Myself? I’m partial to the sprawling seascapes of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, a childhood favorite with a jaw-dropping cel shaded art style. My colleague Brandon Pittser, on the other hand, would likely point to the pure platforming …

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We Won a Webby – Check Out Our 5-Word Victory Speech!

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We made the game. We won the Webby. And now – we’re in full celebration mode! 🎉 (Image credit: Giphy) Wondering what’s with all the hubbub? Breaking Boundaries in Science, our VR celebration of some of history’s most renowned women in STEM, has won the coveted People’s Voice Award for “Best Game: Education” at the …

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10 Free Game-Based Learning Resources for Educators

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Let’s be real for a moment: Teacher Appreciation Week should be every week. Seriously. On behalf of all of us at Filament Games… (Image source: Giphy) …for everything you do! ✨ As a token of our gratitude, we’re dedicating today’s blog to helping educators like you get set up for game-based learning success. That’s right …

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