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CCO Dan Norton On What Makes Great Learning Games Great

Image credit: Filament Games
Making great learning games is both an art and a science. It takes practice, experience, and a whole lot of talent.  Making something that has never existed is a risky endeavor but Filament Games seems to have a safety net - a philosophy and methodology that produces highly efficacious and deeply engaging learning games.
Today, they decided to share a video they put together about “How We Make Great Learning Games”. In about 15 minutes, they distill their tried-and-true methodology that they’ve honed over the last 11 years.
It’s delivered by their very own Chief Creative Officer, Dan Norton. You’ll hear what makes a great learning game, the practical steps they take during design and development, and the core strategies they employ to keep things on track.
“Over the course of 11 years of making more than 100 educational games, we’ve developed some fairly strong opinions about what makes a great learning game - from mechanics, to learning objectives, to organi…
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