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Game Spotlight: Junior Achievement’s RoboSellers

Today we’re highlighting the release of an all-new game created for our longtime partner Junior Achievement: RoboSellers, an economics and entrepreneurship learning game that teaches about the role of money in everyday life. In the game, players take on the role of a space-faring entrepreneur tasked with traveling between alien worlds, buying and selling robot…

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What’s New in Unity for 2019

Behold: the future of learning games! 4.5M Mesh renderers 200K Unique objects per building 100K Individual audio sources 5K Dynamic vehicles 60 FPS Mega City is a project built on our preview data oriented design tech alongside tons of optimizations we’re aiming to bring to Unity in 2019. pic.twitter.com/qIzlXlCJ2h — Unity (@unity3d) October 24, 2018…

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Video Game Events in Wisconsin: A 2019 Calendar

Fact: Wisconsin is an amazing place to be a video game developer, academic, and/or enthusiast. In addition to being home to a thriving game development scene supported by a robust statewide network of game design and development college programs, our beautiful state also hosts a slew of gaming-related events happening year-round! To help you navigate Wisconsin’s many…

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Speed Sketch: Mistletoe Mischief

Season’s greetings, friends of Filament! ⛄ If you’ve been keeping up with us on our blog, you know that 2018 has been a huge year for our studio. From launching our all-new website to winning shiny new awards, hosting our first-ever Extra Life charity livestream and even meeting new furry friends, 2018 was a year we’ll never forget…

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Research Roundup: K-12 Game-Based Learning

Our team could talk all day about the many benefits of game-based learning in K-12 classrooms. From helping players develop key 21st century skills, to promoting social and emotional learning (SEL) outcomes, and even helping engage learners who struggle with more traditional instructional methods, it’s clear that educational video games hold incredible potential as teaching tools…

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Meet the Project-Based, Student-Focused, and Technology-Driven Classrooms of the Future

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you envision the classrooms of the future? 🔮 Of course, sci-fi depictions of robo-teachers like the one from The Jetsons above are endearing, but we’re not here today to talk about science fiction – rather, today’s blog is taking a closer look at a handpicked selection of…

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A Look at Publications International’s VR Explorations 2018

Last year, we kicked off our partnership with Publications International in style by creating six VR experiences for their Virtual Reality Explorations book set – and they were an instant hit! ✨ One year – and a few other collaborations – later, VR Explorations is back with an all-new set of six books and accompanying VR apps: Food Science, How…

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A Look Back at Our 2018 Game Releases

At Filament Games, we strive to create playful experiences that improve people’s lives- that’s why we made it our mission statement! If there’s one thing we’ve mastered in our 13-year history, it’s creating meaningful and impactful learning games, training sims, apps, and AR/VR experiences across all platforms, age groups, and all subject areas – be sure to…

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