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Educational Games and Internet Safety

Because of the ever-growing, ever-changing, and sometimes nebulous nature of the internet, everyone can benefit from learning about internet safety! We’ve established before why media literacy (an individual’s ability to find, critically analyze, and actively engage with all forms of media) is so important. Media literacy relates to internet safety, but there are some key…

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Video Games and Civil Rights Learning

If you read our last post, you know why studying history is so important! As we conclude Black History Month and begin Women’s History Month, there are a lot of historical and present-day figures and events to remember and learn about. Though it probably goes without saying, learning about civil rights should not be regulated…

Learning in the Metaverse

As a company that leverages video games in the service of learning, we get excited about technological advances that unlock novel ways to deliver digital play. Every new game development tool/hardware offers new affordances that facilitate new types of learning experiences and fuel our collective imagination. When HTML5 landed, we rejoiced at the prospect of…

The Origin Story of Filament Games

If you’ve been following the Filament Games blog for a while now, you know the origin story of our dear mascot, the Filabee. Recently, upon reminiscing on our favorite bee and how our mascot came to be, we realized something – that we’d never shared the origin story of our company itself! It’s quite the…

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Making Different Styles of Game: Positive impact vs. Entertainment

Earlier this month, our very own CCO Dan Norton was featured in the Virginia Serious Game Institute (VSGI) Speaker Series! The VSGI Speaker Series, which takes place through George Mason University, features serious game design professionals from across the industry. Dan’s session, called Making Different Styles of Game (Positive Impact vs. Entertainment), focused on the…

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