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Machine Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Most articles introducing machine learning on the web start out with charts and equations showing how to fit a line to a linearly separable point cloud. That’s neat. But that does nothing to show the power of machine learning models to change the way that we write software and conduct business. There will be plenty …

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FGP 15: How Did I Get Here?

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to Episode 15! Join us on the Filament Games Podcast for a behind-the-scenes look at how Abigail Rindo, Lead Producer, and Stephen Calender, Game Engineer, decided to create learning games and what drew them to Filament. Hot Topics in This Week’s Episode Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake Oxenfree Cities: Skylines Stardew Valley More Information …

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FGP 11: Game Engines

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to Episode 11! In FGP 11, Brandon and Dan weigh in on the changes to Hearthstone and explore Amazon’s new game engine, Lumberyard. We also discuss unity vs. HTML 5, Brandon puts down his pitchfork, and we learn some super boring tidbits about Dan. Hot Topics in This Week’s Episode Lumberyard Getting the Most …

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How to Make a Learning Game

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

It Begins With An Idea Video games typically begin with design, either starting with a great idea or pursuing a creative solution to a tough problem. It is entirely possible to imagine games for which there is no demand, or to identify a space where there is a need but no good game can be …

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Getting the Most out of HTML5

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Quality matters. Your audience does not care about the technology you used to develop your game. The big questions for consumers are: how do I get it, will it run on my device, and is it as good as any other experience I could have on this device. The tough problem for HTML5 is meeting …

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Why Build Learning Games?

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

If you could create any game, what would you make? Would it be a chaotic universe where anyone can be a superhero, an epic intergalactic adventure, or a medieval fantasy world with wizards and dragons? After several years in the games industry, my answer is creating learning games. Though it may not seem obvious at …

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Filament Games Team Inspires Girl Scouts to Code

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Check out our working avatar creator here! We have a soft spot in our hearts for kids who are interested in learning about programming and game development, and we make it a part of our mission to look for opportunities to give back to our community. In December, Filament Games was invited to participate in …

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