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The Movies: Stunts & Effects review

Boffo expansion gives legs to virtual moguls; journos chirp praise

Stuntmen are hired just like any other studio employee, and have special facilities associated with them. If a stunt goes awry, your stuntman can be injured and require a hospital stay before he can perform again. Stuntmen are most useful in the action and sci-fi genres, but there's nothing to stop you from tacking a 30-story plunge onto the end of your wistful tearjerker. Flashy new fire and water effects make stunts even more spectacular, and pre-existing content has been tweaked to look better. Bullet squibs and lasers round out the new effects offerings. Still, the titular stunts and effects are but icing on the freecam's cake.

  1. Set the starting position for the camera here...
  2. ...then set the finishing position here for smooth crane and dolly shots
  3. The ESRB rating "T" does not stand for Topless, so get your mind out of the gutter
  4. FOV is a fancy-pants film geek way of saying Field of View - basically, zoom in and out

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DescriptionDeath-defying stunts, massive explosions and a free-range camera will make your movies more appealing than the summer's crop of blockbusters.
Franchise nameThe Movies
UK franchise nameThe Movies
US censor ratingTeen
Release date6 June 2006 (US), (UK)
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