Filament Games Podcast

Blog Category Image: 

Filament Games Podcast Finale - Episodes 9 & 10

That’s a wrap! Season 3 of the Filament Games podcast is officially concluded with this exciting double-header...

FGP3-8: Audio Design in Games and VR

In today's podcast, Brandon and Dan are joined by Ethan for a discussion of practical audio techniques for game development...

FGP3-7: Making VR a Reality in the Classroom

In this episode, we’re joined by two incredible educator pioneers who are leading the way towards using VR for learning. Hear from Maria Galanis, Instructional Coach at Shepard Middle School and Andrea Trudeau, Library Information Specialist for Deerfield District 109, as they discuss their best practices for using VR in classrooms.

FGP3-6: Sun Prairie School District

Today our dear friends Nate Grundahl and Annie Larson from the Sun Prairie Area School District stop by and chat with Brandon and Dan about their game-based learning program...

FGP3-5: The Retro Review Manhole

The first Retro Review of the season brings an exciting foray into retro learning game Manhole. Matt Haselton joins us in the studio to talk about a VR version of the game and what students...

FGP3-4: Gamifying Your Classroom with Matthew Farber

Author and gamification aficionado Matthew Farber joins us this week to talk about his new book and what he's learned through teaching with games. We also discuss the growth of the game-based learning...

Filament Games Podcast Season Three

We’re back! Welcome to season three of the Filament Games Podcast. We have exciting things in store for you including interviews with Matthew Farber, Greg Toppo, Aaron San Flippo, and administrators from the Sun Prairie Area School District. We’re also...

FGP2-15: Season II Finale

In the season two finale we meet Dan's alter ego, Kat Shanahan, recap our favorite moments from season two, and look ahead to the future of the Filament Games Podcast. We also finally reveal our thoughts on No Man's Sky, listen in on Dan's World of Warcraft Confessional...

FGP2-14: The Retro Review Math Blaster

Join us for the last Retro Review of the season! Dan Norton, Brandon Pittser, and Matt Haselton blast some math and discuss how math education has evolved in the last few decades.

FGP2-13: Math & Learning Games

In episode thirteen of the Filament Games Podcast, we sit down with the newly "doctored" Caro Williams-Pierce to learn about the intersection of math and games. We also talk about math in other dimensions, surfing atop a flying kite, and the intricacies of being...