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Speed Sketch! A Farewell to Natasha

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

They say all good things must come to an end – and it seems Game Artist Natasha Soglin’s tenure at Filament is no exception to that rule. After 7 incredible years, 16 amazing speed sketches, and countless cherished memories, Natasha has transitioned out of her position at Filament and onto her next role at fellow …

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UX vs. UI Design: What’s the Difference?

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Are you considering a career in UX or UI design, but are unsure of the difference between the two, or which one your interests would be best suited for? Maybe you have a product idea and are wondering if all this user-centered design mumbo-jumbo is really necessary. Or perhaps you’ve heard the terms UX and …

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Speed Sketch: Mistletoe Mischief

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

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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A Look at Publications International’s VR Explorations 2018

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

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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Speed Sketch: Unattended Smorgasbord

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Felines. 😸 Pies. 🥧 And Natasha Soglin’s award-winning artistry. 🎨 Need we say more!? Feast your eyes on our annual fall speed sketch – a splendid holiday feast fit for a feline (or two!) With the holiday season just around the corner, Natasha was inspired to illustrate these frisky cats alongside a slew of seasonal …

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Speed Sketch! Bucky Badger’s Four Legged Friends

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

What’s black, white, and red all over? While my intentionally misleading riddle may have led you to believe that I’m talking about a newspaper, I am in fact referencing a different beast entirely: Buckingham U. “Bucky” Badger, the official mascot of nearby University of Wisconsin – Madison. As you might recall, our studio recently participated in …

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Game Development 101: An Introduction to Wireframes

Filament Games | Educational Game Developers

Communication is a critical aspect of any collaborative enterprise, and game development is no exception to that rule. There are any number of tools to facilitate communication, from something as obvious as email, to something slightly more esoteric and specialized to its industry – like wireframes for instance, which just so happen to be the …

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