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Local Spotlight: WGA Professional Development Day

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Calling all Wisconsin-based game developers – the Wisconsin Games Alliance’s Professional Development Day kicks off on Friday October 18th, 2019! Hosted at StartingBlock Madison and featuring two unique workshops on Unreal Engine 4 development fundamentals and version control for game devs, the all-day event is a must-attend for developers of all backgrounds and levels of …

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GBL Luminary Guest Post: Games and Grad School

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Filament Games stays connected to the scholarly side of game-based learning (GBL) through our GBL Luminaries Program. Academics in the Luminaries program work with our staff to maintain a healthy dialogue between game-based learning theory and practice through all-staff lectures and guest blog posts. Today’s GBL Luminary guest post is from Matthew Berland, Professor in …

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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to What’s New in Game-Based Learning – our monthly series where we highlight what’s 🔥HOT🔥 in the world of educational, serious, and AR/VR games for learning! Check out our hand-picked roundup of news features and articles below, then stay tuned on the Filament Games blog for next month’s featured stories! ⤵ What If Instead …

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Video Game Events in Wisconsin: A 2019 Calendar

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Fact: Wisconsin is an amazing place to be a video game developer, academic, and/or enthusiast. In addition to being home to a thriving game development scene supported by a robust statewide network of game design and development college programs, our beautiful state also hosts a slew of gaming-related events happening year-round! To help you navigate Wisconsin’s many …

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Event Recap: Filament’s First-Ever Extra Life Livestream! 🎮❤️

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We played games, we collected donations, and we raised $1,495 in support of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – friends of Filament, our first-ever Extra Life fundraising livestream was a smashing success! ⭐ (Image credit: Giphy/Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals) For those just hearing about this now – Extra Life is an annual fundraising event where gamers sign up to …

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