Animation Magic

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Animation Magiс Inc.
Fate Dissolved by Vivendi
Founded 1992; 25 years ago (1992)
Founder Igor Razboff and Dale DeSharone
Defunct 2001 (2001)[1]
Headquarters Gaithersburg, Maryland, U.S.
Number of locations
Products Video games and animation
Owner Capitol Multimedia
Vivendi (1998-2001)
Number of employees
Subsidiaries ООО "АМИ"

Animation Magic (Russian: Магия Анимации) was an American animation company created in Gaithersburg, Maryland, with offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a 100% owned subsidiary located in St. Petersburg, Russia. It developed animations for CD-based software. In 1994, it had 90 employees, including 12 software engineers and approximately 60 animators, computer graphic, background, and sprite artists. Its products include Link: The Faces of Evil,[2] Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon,[3] Mutant Rampage: Bodyslam, I.M. Meen,[4] Chill Manor and the cancelled Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans.[5][6]


  1. ^ Игорь Варнавский (Igor Varnavsky) (January 31, 2008). Закрытые страницы истории. Крупные игровые компании в России были еще в 90-е, но мы об этом не знали. Igromania (in Russian). No. 1 (124) (published January 2008). Retrieved May 22, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Link: The Faces of Evil". MobyGames. Retrieved May 22, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon". MobyGames. Retrieved May 22, 2017. 
  4. ^ Brad Cook. "Test of I.M. Meen". Allgame. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved May 22, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Animation Magic". The Video Animation Company. Archived from the original on August 5, 2014. Retrieved May 22, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans". Archived from the original on January 1, 2013. Retrieved May 22, 2017.