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Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair (Windows 3.x)

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Back of Box - Windows/MAC (US):

    CAN YOU BRING IN A BLOCKBUSTER FOR UNDER $40 MILLION?



    IT'S HARDER THAN YOU THINK
    AND MORE EXCITING THAN YOU EVER IMAGINED

    Steven Spielberg has created the first interactive movie-making game. A game so realistic, challenging and compelling, you won't want to quit. Steven will be your personal guide and mentor every step of the way. He'll team up with Hollywood's "A-list" talent...the most respected cinematographer, editor, writers, special effects and sound experts, music and marketing professionals, plus super hot actors Jennifer Aniston and Quentin Tarantino. And, in this ground breaking game, you'll be using actual footage to create your movie. As the director, you'll be under incredible pressure to make the right choices - choices that will keep you on time and on budget, or have the studio heads breathing down your neck. Only DIRECTOR'S CHAIR recreates all the excitement, creativity and behind the scenes obstacles of producing a real film from beginning to end. Whether you end up with a blockbuster hit or box office bomb is totally up to you. If you think you can cut it, let's get rolling!

    Share your movie-making experience - download it on a floppy or trade it over the Internet. You can even make it a real collaborative effort where you write, a friend shoots, and someone else does the post-production. Then see if the movie is what you pictured!

    4 LEVELS OF PLAY, ENDLESS CHOICES.

    LEVEL 1 NOVICE
    Steven Spielberg and Hollywood's top professionals take you through the movie-making process step-by-step. Build a storyline, shoot your scenes, edit, add sound effects, music and titles. Premiere it for your friends or on the Internet. Keep it on time and on budget and your next film is a go!

    LEVEL 2 INTERMEDIATE
    Now the studio's giving you more time and money...but things could get complicated. You'll have multiple story lines and additional shots to work with. Master this and there's a prime project with your name on it.

    LEVEL 3 ADVANCED
    You're ready to control a big budget picture so millions more are at your disposal. Now you can finally afford special effects and dramatic stunts, but remember, big budgets, big effects and big stunts mean big headaches. And lots of them!

    LEVEL 4 "A" LIST
    You beat out Spielberg for this movie- don't make the studio regret their decision. You've got more choices, but 40 million bucks doesn't go as far in this town as it used to. Let your actors improvise their lines and see the outrageous results. And, take advantage of the unlimited stunt and effect options. You're in the pressure cooker now...so make the right choices or low it big time!

    Contributed by PolloDiablo (16616) on Nov 29, 2010.

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    Steven Spielberg has created the first interactive movie-making game. A game so realistic, challenging and compelling, you won't want to quit. Steven will be your personal guide and mentor every step of the way. He'll team up with Hollywood's "A-list" talent... the most respected cinematographer, editor, writers, special effects and sound experts, music and marketing professionals, plus super hot actors Jennifer Aniston and Quentin Tarantino. And, in this ground breaking game, you'll be using actual footage to create your movies. As the director, you'll be under incredible pressure to make the right choices that will keep you on time and on budget, or have the studio heads breathing down your neck.

    Contributed by Accatone (5187) on Dec 03, 1999.