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Why You Should Use Unity to Build Your Next Learning Game

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Any age, any platform, and any subject – when it comes to creating world-class games for learning and social impact, versatility is key. A vital component underlying this flexibility is our studio-wide adoption of Unity, a cross-platform game engine that we use to develop all of our learning games. In order to better understand the many justifications…

What’s New in Unity for 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Behold: the future of learning games! 4.5M Mesh renderers 200K Unique objects per building 100K Individual audio sources 5K Dynamic vehicles 60 FPS Mega City is a project built on our preview data oriented design tech alongside tons of optimizations we’re aiming to bring to Unity in 2019. pic.twitter.com/qIzlXlCJ2h — Unity (@unity3d) October 24, 2018…

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…

Resource Roundup: Game Design and Development Colleges in Wisconsin

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

To those paying attention, it’s no secret that Madison, Wisconsin is home to a growing cluster of video game development studios – a phenomenon that we see occurring throughout the greater state, too. With the number of local community gaming events like M+DEV Conference, Madison FemDev, and Indie Arcade increasing each year, there has never been a…

Game Development 101: An Introduction to Wireframes

Filament Games | Educational Game Developers

Communication is a critical aspect of any collaborative enterprise, and game development is no exception to that rule. There are any number of tools to facilitate communication, from something as obvious as email, to something slightly more esoteric and specialized to its industry – like wireframes for instance, which just so happen to be the…

5 Great Games That Teach Computer Science

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We’ve previously written about some of the many ways you can teach yourself to code for free – but are there game-based learning solutions for those who seek a more playful programming learning experience? Whether you’re future-focused parent wishing to expose your child to the basics of programming or a computer science teacher attempting to level…

Event Recap: Madison’s 1st Annual Spring Break Gaming & Coding Day

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Our team was recently invited to participate in Madison’s 1st annual Spring Break Gaming and Coding Day, hosted by My Brother’s Keeper Madison. A free event open to middle and high school youth, students were invited to partake in a variety of coding and gaming-centric workshops led by local organizations Gear Learning, MadMarker Studios, Acme…

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