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Game Development 101: An Introduction to Wireframes

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...

Why Your Kids Should Play Video Games All Summer Long

Summer has arrived and parents all over the world are faced with one question: What should my kids do all summer?

Exploring Ancient Egypt Through Video Games – A Look at Assassin’s Creed Origins’ Discovery Mode

For more than a decade, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series has immersed players in the stories, environments, and histories of settings such as the Italian Renaissance, Sikh Empire, Imperial China, and more...

Top EdTech Takeaways from ISTE 2018

Dubbed “the epicenter of EdTech,” the annual ISTE conference is a celebration of the world’s most cutting-edge organizations, research, and innovations operating at the fascinating intersection of education and technology...

Five Brilliant Game-based Learning TED Talks

TED Talks, like a memorable course or lesson, have the power to motivate, engage, and inspire viewers...

Reimaginings, Indie Heaven and New Realities: A Recap of E3 2018

Last week, QA Analyst Steven Farrell and I embarked on the journey of our lives – traveling from Wisconsin to California to attend the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, more commonly known as E3...

How to Avoid Getting Sick at Conferences

Attending trade shows and industry events can be a blast, but frequent conference-goers know that large crowds plus tight spaces often means rapid transmission of unwanted illness and disease…

Game-based Learning Applications: CPR Training

The American Heart Association reports that more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur each year in the United States, with a mere 12% of afflicted individuals surviving such an event...

Remote Collaboration & Telecommunication – Part 2: Navigating the Network

At Filament, we work with clients near and far so remote collaboration and the use of teleconferencing systems is a daily practice. Our meeting rooms are outfitted with webcams, microphones...

5 Great Games That Teach Computer Science

Whether you’re future-focused parent wishing to expose your child to the basics of programming or a computer science teacher attempting to level up your existing curriculum, each of the following games...