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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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How Researchers Can Work With An Educational Video Game Studio

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

As a mission-based for-profit company, we’re fortunate to have built strong relationships with several academic institutions working at the forefront of cutting-edge game-based learning research. Here at Filament our teams follow this research with great interest, oftentimes allowing the discoveries to reshape our own methodologies and approaches when warranted. Here are a few of our …

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We Want To Be Your Grant Partner

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Game-based learning and nonprofits make for a dynamic duo – just like Mario and Princess Peach! Many nonprofits have a mission focused on meaningful education and action. Game-based learning is exceptionally suited to allow learners to actively learn through experimentation while deeply engaged in the outcomes of the experience. We can design games to not …

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8 Tips for Writing a Perfect Conference Speaking Proposal

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Want to take your conference speaking proposal to the next level? Each year, members of our studio apply to dozens of conferences across the nation in the hopes of landing speaking sessions of their own. We win some, we lose some, but most importantly: we learn from our failures, applying lessons learned from failed proposals …

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Game-Based Learning for Homeschoolers: A How-To Guide

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Our team spends a lot of time guiding teachers through the process of implementing high-quality learning games in their K12 classrooms – but we simply can’t forget about our homeschooling friends! Which is exactly why we created this article: a complete how-to guide for getting started with our award-winning library of Filament Learning games! Let’s jump …

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The ULTIMATE List of VR Game Awards 🏆

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

So you’ve just released- or perhaps are about to release- a stunning VR experience. Congratulations! 🎉 Now is no time to celebrate, though – in fact, your work is just getting started. With thousands of VR experiences available across Steam, the Oculus Store, Playstation VR, and more, how exactly do you plan on ensuring your …

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Keeping STEM Real in Virtual Reality

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

To get more people interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), research tells us that there needs to be more diverse STEM role models so that all people can see themselves in STEM professions. Unfortunately, there is a tendency to focus on STEM stereotypes rather than STEM role models, and STEM stereotypes are everywhere. STEM …

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