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    A whole new (3D) world

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    Escher - Sphercial Harmonics and more

    Artixels release exciting new NUKE plugins.
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    Nuke's Evolution

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    NUKE... let's go 3D

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    NUKE... I am your father

    Bill Spitzak on how Nuke came to be

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