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VR in Industrial Training: Safe, Simulated Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Our blog has previously examined some of the most groundbreaking applications of virtual reality in both medical and corporate training settings. This time, we thought we would highlight a few of our favorite VR learning applications utilized in an entirely different realm: industrial training. While many manufacturing companies have yet to fully embrace the potential of VR…

The Summer Gaming and Reading List: 2018 Edition

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

As summertime draws nearer, we thought now would be the perfect time to offer our seasonal gaming and reading recommendations! Compiled by members of our staff, the following list of digital games and literary experiences encompass a diverse variety of genres, stories, and aesthetics – a true hodgepodge of high-quality content. A quick note before…

Planet Mechanic Classroom Study

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

At Filament Games, we don’t simply make learning games – rather, we strive to create memorable game-based learning experiences that result in lasting, real-world impact. Accordingly, we routinely work with real-world educators to conduct classroom studies in an effort to deepen our understanding of the subject matter efficacy of our games. One such study –…

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…

5 Amazing English Language Arts (ELA) Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

On the hunt for high-quality English language arts learning games? You’ve come to the right place! ✨ (Image source: Giphy) As you’re likely already aware, seeking out and identifying great ELA learning games can be a challenging prospect. Unlike math and science games when lend themselves in more obvious ways to game-based representation, designing English…

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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