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Title Video games : creating virtual fantasy / BuzzTaxi Communications Inc.
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], ©2001.


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Description 1 streaming video file (46 min.) : sound, color, digital.
Series Films on Demand
Films on Demand.
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Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.
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Subject Multimedia systems.
Computer graphics.
Computer games.
Business presentations -- Data processing.
Genre Educational films.
Internet videos.
Educational films.
Internet videos.
Contents Video Game Industry (3:05) -- Creative Freedom: "Turok" (4:08) -- Interactive Storylines in Video Games (3:41) -- Creating Characters and Weapons (4:07) -- Movement, Animation, and Realism (4:56) -- Games Within a Game (3:51) -- Codes in Video Games (2:44) -- Music in Video Games (4:18) -- Sound Effects in Video Games (4:27) -- Testing the Video Games (7:28).
Summary With annual sales figures mounting up into the billions of dollars, video games have reshaped the leisure landscape. Who are the brains behind the big-budget masterpieces such as Star Wars: Force Commander and the Turok series, and what is it like to be part of a game development team? In this program, creative directors, writers, designers, artists, programmers, composers, sound effects specialists, and testers from Nintendo of America, LucasArts Entertainment, and Acclaim Studios step through every stage of the game development process, from initial concept to last-minute prerelease debugging.
Other Author BuzzTaxi Communications Inc.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Films Media Group.
Other Title Original produced: BuzzTaxi Communications Inc, 2001 9781421364339
Other Title Creating virtual fantasy