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FGP2-5: Are you a gamer?

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

This week we get a glimpse into Dan Norton’s bad lifestyle decisions and learn why Brandon calls Dan a cool futuristic cyberpunk warrior. We also dive into a riveting discussion about game structures hidden in daily life, intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation, and the pros and cons of casual games. Hot Topics in This Week’s Episode…

Speed Sketch! Natasha Soglin draws Carrie Ray-Hill

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Take a look behind-the-scenes as Game Art Team Lead Natasha Soglin draws Filament Games partner and iCivics Director of Programs Carrie Ray-Hill. We captured this video condensing Natasha’s 50-minute workflow and showcasing the skill and attention to detail needed to create art for a game studio. Sit back, relax, and watch as Natasha starts with a blank…

FGP 18: Season One Finale

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to the season one finale! We want to extend a heartfelt thank you for listening to the first season of the Filament Games Podcast. We enjoyed releasing each episode and reading your Tweets, Facebook comments, and notes on Soundcloud. Rest assured, we will be back with season two before the end of 2016. If…

District Game-based Learning Implementation Guide

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

One of the things we’ve heard from District Administrators after implementing 1:1 initiatives is that the challenging part has only just begun. Now that they have these beautiful new devices, administrators have to make sure they’re useful to students and teachers. Implementing a district-wide game-based learning program is a great way to make sure you’re…

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