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Demystifying UX

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Over the past decade, the term “UX” has become ubiquitous across many industries. I find myself uttering those two letters at an alarming rate on any given day. My inbox contains no shortage of emails from sources like Linkedin begging and pleading for applicants to fill a variety of UX positions. But what is UX…

Resource Roundup: Game Design and Development Colleges in Wisconsin

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

To those paying attention, it’s no secret that Madison, Wisconsin is home to a growing cluster of video game development studios – a phenomenon that we see occurring throughout the greater state, too. With the number of local community gaming events like M+DEV Conference, Madison FemDev, and Indie Arcade increasing each year, there has never been a…

Find Filament Games at M+DEV 2018! 🎮

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Did you know? While we’re most famous for our cheese, beer, and the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin is also home to a thriving game development scene! …and many more! Last year, local industry organization the Wisconsin Games Alliance kicked off M+DEV, a game development conference designed to serve as a gathering place for games industry professionals…

GBL Luminary Guest Post: Games and Grad School

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Filament Games stays connected to the scholarly side of game-based learning (GBL) through our GBL Luminaries Program. Academics in the Luminaries program work with our staff to maintain a healthy dialogue between game-based learning theory and practice through all-staff lectures and guest blog posts. Today’s GBL Luminary guest post is from Matthew Berland, Professor in…

Get to Know a Sound Designer: An Interview with Josh Bartels

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

The great thing about Filament Games is that you have the opportunity to interact with amazingly talented people everyday. Our studio is made up of highly creative people that contribute to every aspect of the game design process. Because of our exceptionally talented team members, we’re able to take a game from conception to completion…

Local Spotlight: WGA Professional Development Day

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Calling all Wisconsin-based game developers – the Wisconsin Games Alliance’s Professional Development Day kicks off on Friday October 18th, 2019! Hosted at StartingBlock Madison and featuring two unique workshops on Unreal Engine 4 development fundamentals and version control for game devs, the all-day event is a must-attend for developers of all backgrounds and levels of…

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