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Everything You Need to Know About RoboCo!

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Have you heard? We’re making a wholesome sandbox game about building robots. It’s called RoboCo, and as of last Friday, it’s also an official selection of Indie MEGABOOTH @ PAX West 2019! Before we go into more detail as to why this is so awesome, let’s take a quick step back for a moment – …

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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to What’s New in Game-Based Learning – our monthly roundup of what’s 🔥hot🔥 in the world of game-based learning, serious games, and AR/VR for education! It’s time to sit back, cool off, and check out the most noteworthy news stories of August 2019: Can This Be the K-12 Edtech Marketplace That Finally Succeeds? (EdSurge) …

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Augmented Reality in the Workplace

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you imagine the workplace of the future?  According to some experts, the future of work is virtual – powered in large part by augmented and mixed reality technologies like Microsoft HoloLens, Magic Leap One, and AR-enabled phones and smart devices.  Imagine – you arrive at your …

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Free-to-Play Learning Games Roundup 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Seeking free learning games to share with your students? You’ve come to the right place! 👋 Real talk: the Filament Games Blog is ripe with educational gaming content designed with real-world classrooms in mind, from our free How to Teach with Games eBook, to our routine roundups of high-quality learning games across subjects like computer …

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Virtual Reality for Sports Training

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

By now, it’s no secret that virtual reality can serve as an extremely powerful tool for learning – with companies like Walmart, ExxonMobil, and UPS having already embraced the technology as part of their employee training regiments. But today, we’re switching our focus away from the corporate sector and towards another equally fascinating application of …

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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Friends of Filament, please sit back and relax – it’s time for this month’s edition of What’s New in Game-Based Learning! A bite-sized roundup of the 🔥hottest🔥 news in the world of educational, serious, and AR/VR games for learning, this series aims to help you stay informed of the latest trends in digital play. Are …

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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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The Robots Are Coming

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Kai-Fu Lee, author of AI Superpowers, recently predicted that “within the next 15 years, 40-50% of routine jobs in the US will be replaced by artificial intelligence.” In other words, by the time today’s kindergartners graduate from high school, employers will care little about automatable competencies. As the founder of a fourteen-year-old company, I have …

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5 Awesome Environmental Science Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Greetings fellow earthlings! 🌎 If there’s one thing that our planet is, it’s awesome. It’s beautiful. It’s spacious. It’s inhabited by more than 8.7 million species of plants and animals. And it makes for a great home to humankind! In conjunction with worldwide Earth Day celebrations, our team is dedicating today’s blog to highlight some …

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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to What’s New in Game-Based Learning – our monthly series where we highlight what’s 🔥HOT🔥 in the world of educational, serious, and AR/VR games for learning! Check out our hand-picked roundup of news features and articles below, then stay tuned on the Filament Games blog for next month’s featured stories! ⤵ What If Instead …

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