How the Computer Graphics From a Long, Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away Were Made

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Sun, Nov 29th, 2009 23:01 by capnasty NEWS

This 10-minute documentary from Larry Cuba shows how he made the computer graphics for Star Wars, specifically, the Death Star assault video Dodonna plays for the Rebel pilots. Cuba is obviously so proud when he says he's moving his Death Star model in real time, and he should be, since back in 1976 that probably needed 400 computers glued together and the blood sacrifice of a white calf.

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