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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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5 Essential Educational Games for Oculus Go

Filament Games | Educational Game Developers

Within the context of today’s VR hardware landscape, many immersive entertainment enthusiasts have their sights set on the latest and greatest headsets like the Oculus Quest, Vive Cosmos, and Valve Index. While we’re certainly intrigued by the affordances offered by these new cutting-edge devices, today we’re turning our attention towards a different beast entirely: the …

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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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A Guide to Game-Based Learning at ISTE 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

School’s out, mosquitoes are everywhere, and summer weather seems to have finally arrived here in Wisconsin – which must mean that ISTE 2019 is right around the corner! (Image credit: Giphy) Dubbed “the epicenter of EdTech,” the annual ISTE conference is dedicated to transforming learning and teaching through exciting new technologies. A four-day event jam-packed …

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Game Spotlight: Rainbow Agents (UW-Madison)

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

To celebrate the launch of Rainbow Agents at the New York Hall of Science and the Lawrence Hall of Science, we sat down with Game Designer Quinn Crossley for an in-depth look at the making of Filament’s first-ever museum game. Check out their thoughts below! ⤵ Quinn – kick us off by telling us a …

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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

It’s already June!? That can only mean one thing – it’s time for an all-new edition of What’s New in Game-Based Learning! ✨ (Image source: Giphy) Each month, our team likes to highlight their favorite news features, interviews, and articles pertaining to topics relevant to our work – think along the lines of game-based learning, …

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