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Top 10 Reasons to Work at Filament Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

So, you want to work at Filament Games? There’s a lot to love about a career at our studio… 10) We partner with premier clients. Scholastic, Oculus, Columbia University, McGraw-Hill Education…and the list goes on. Our 14+ years of creating outstanding learning games has built our reputation as a national leader in the educational games …

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UX and UI Design: 10 Do’s and Don’ts

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In my last article, I laid out some of the key differences between user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design – two distinct elements that play a critical role in the development of eye-catching, user-friendly games, websites, and other digital creations. With these definitions now established, today’s blog will take things one step further …

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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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Inclusive Game Design: Key Starting Principles

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

As educational game developers, it’s our responsibility to ensure that the experiences we create are accessible and relatable to all students. Here at Filament, we believe that all learners should have access to meaningful educational opportunities, regardless of their identity, ability, or demographics. In order to support this goal, we consider a wide range of …

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We Won a Webby – Check Out Our 5-Word Victory Speech!

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We made the game. We won the Webby. And now – we’re in full celebration mode! 🎉 (Image credit: Giphy) Wondering what’s with all the hubbub? Breaking Boundaries in Science, our VR celebration of some of history’s most renowned women in STEM, has won the coveted People’s Voice Award for “Best Game: Education” at the …

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Inspiring Game-Based Learning Talks from the GDC Vault

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Alongside E3 and PAX, the Game Developers Conference (GDC) stands as one of our industry’s most iconic annual events. A celebration of the talent and accomplishments of game developers from around the world, GDC brings thousands of developers, publishers, and academics alike to San Francisco, California each year for a week of networking opportunities, exciting …

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Sea of Thieves and Real Emergent Gameplay

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Hey. Have you tried Sea of Thieves? It came out last year, it’s been up and down on Twitch, and I think is a pretty great game. It has some very bold and interesting design ideas that I think have relevance to our work here at Filament. First off, what is Sea of Thieves? Well, it’s a …

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