Volume: 27 Issue: 1 (Jan 2004)

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    Volume: 27 Issue: 1 (Jan 2004)

Cover Story

  • The Big and the Sméagol
    The Big and the Sméagol

    It would belittle Jackson's grand accomplishment to call these sagas "effects films." Yet without visual effects, both practical and digital, we wouldn't have seen, in the first two films, 10,000 Orcs ...

    January 1, 2004

Editor's Note

  • That's Edutainment!
    That's Edutainment!

    If you’ve ever played Math Blaster or any educational game like it, you know that this genre of software leaves much to be desired. Games such as these simply add shoot-’em-up action to simple drill-a ...

    January 1, 2004


  • Tools for Tracking
    Tools for Tracking

    At the time, Brickyard was looking to land a television commercial for Volkswagen that featured one continuous shot in which the camera makes a 360-degree circle around the featured car. The problem w ...

    January 1, 2004