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Visit Filament Games at ISTE 2018!

The summer heat has finally arrived, which can only mean one thing: it’s ISTE season! ☀️

The Summer Gaming and Reading List: 2018 Edition

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...

Bucky on Parade Recap: bucky.exe

A summerlong public art event hosted by the Madison Area Sports Commission, Bucky on Parade is a citywide exhibition of 85 life-sized Bucky Badger statues designed and created by talented local artists...

Managing Large Gamedev Projects: 3 Pro Tips

Tackling large-scale projects can be incredibly daunting...but as a game producer, that’s literally my job. I’m currently working on one of Filament’s biggest projects yet…

Demystifying UX

UX is an abbreviation for “User Experience” which seems pretty straightforward. But it is a deceptively simple term for what encompasses a broad variety of disciplines and applications...

How to Get Hired at a Game Studio: UX Designer Edition

When first I came to Filament, the art director at the time referred to us as his “unicorns.” For he realized just how difficult it is to find the right person who can fulfill all aspects of this position...

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

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 game developers...

Speed Sketch: Plants!

Four plants, four songs, four distinct moods – check out Game Artist Roma Jensen’s wonderfully varied illustrations of some of our favorite office plants!

Community Outreach & Collaboration: Spring Edition

Here at Filament Games, we’re extremely proud of our Wisconsin roots – meaning we’re constantly looking for new ways to volunteer, engage with, and give back to our local community...

Speed Sketch: Character Redesign Challenge

Game Art Team Lead Natasha Soglin flexes her art prowess by redesigning a mythical nature spirit...