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Why You Should Use Unity to Build Your Next Learning Game

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Any age, any platform, and any subject – when it comes to creating world-class games for learning and social impact, versatility is key. A vital component underlying this flexibility is our studio-wide adoption of Unity, a cross-platform game engine that we use to develop all of our learning games. In order to better understand the many justifications …

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Progressive Web Apps: Pros and Cons

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

If you work in or around web technologies, you may have heard a hot new phrase getting tossed around lately: Progressive Web App (complete with its own acronym: PWA). What is a progressive web app? In short, it’s an attempt to fuse the latest modern web and native app technologies, allowing you to use a web …

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What’s New in Unity for 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Behold: the future of learning games! 4.5M Mesh renderers 200K Unique objects per building 100K Individual audio sources 5K Dynamic vehicles 60 FPS Mega City is a project built on our preview data oriented design tech alongside tons of optimizations we’re aiming to bring to Unity in 2019. pic.twitter.com/qIzlXlCJ2h — Unity (@unity3d) October 24, 2018 …

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5 More High-Quality Computer Science Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Who says learning to code can’t be a blast!? Probably someone who hasn’t read this article. Or seen our previous roundup of 5 great learning games that teach computer science. It’s true: learning basic coding principles can be incredibly fun thanks to the power of game-based learning – it’s what researchers are saying, too! Below, …

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Creating a Coding Kit for Kids – An Interview with Publications International

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

To commemorate the recent launch of Learn to Code Kit – featuring four hardcover books & our accompanying Android/iOS app – we sat down with Publications International’s Caroline Delbert to discuss the inspiration behind the project as well as her experiences working on a collaborative project with a game development studio. Check out their responses below! Tell …

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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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5 Great Games That Teach Computer Science

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We’ve previously written about some of the many ways you can teach yourself to code for free – but are there game-based learning solutions for those who seek a more playful programming learning experience? Whether you’re future-focused parent wishing to expose your child to the basics of programming or a computer science teacher attempting to level …

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