FGP2-6: Classcraft

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Join us on an adventure to the Games for Change Festival where we sat down with CEO and Founder of Classcraft Shawn Young. We chat with Shawn about how he developed Classcraft and the future of game-based learning and gamification in the classroom. Hot Topics in This Week’s Episode Classcraft Games for Change Shawn is …

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Game Art & Tokotas: How Wolfbears Helped My Art

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In February, Brandon Pittser pointed out games can exist anywhere. Sometimes games are hard-coded into societal norms. Other times we try to gamify tasks we don’t want to do to make them more interesting, like folding laundry or washing the floor. But what happens when you gamify something you’re already passionate about? As an artist …

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FGP2-5: Are you a gamer?

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

This week we get a glimpse into Dan Norton’s bad lifestyle decisions and learn why Brandon calls Dan a cool futuristic cyberpunk warrior. We also dive into a riveting discussion about game structures hidden in daily life, intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation, and the pros and cons of casual games. Hot Topics in This Week’s Episode …

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How to Design A Student Game Design Competition

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Our community of educators continually tells us that students are eager to learn about game design and coding. One way to provide students with game design experience outside of the classroom is to host a game design competition. The competition doesn’t have to be large in order for students to get an in-depth look at …

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FGP2-4: Educator Insights from Miranda Salguero

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

The charming Miranda Salguero joins us in the studio to talk about how she uses games in the classroom and the changes she has seen in her students as a result. We also learn about Brandon’s greatest ignorance and Dan suffers the consequences of betraying his gut. Hot Topics in This Week’s Episode Clash of …

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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 …

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The Game Artist’s Arsenal

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

What is one of the most obvious, but least-talked about aspects of digital games? It’s literally staring you in the face, and yet is not necessarily required to make a functional game. If you answered “game art,” you should continue reading. Hi, I’m Natasha, and I’m the art team lead. At Filament Games we are …

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5 Assessment Strategies in Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Every game we create at Filament Games is specifically tailored to meet pre-determined learning objectives. With this commitment to achieving learning objectives comes unique challenges in measuring the learning that occurs during gameplay. Prior to releasing games, we conduct playtests with members of our target audience and sometimes commission independent case studies that include pre …

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