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Winners of the second annual Front Line Awards, sponsored by Game Developer magazine, were announced after the opening of the 1999 Game Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. The awards went to developers whose tools pushed the limits of creativity in the area of computer-game development in 1998. Here are a couple: Graphics Hardware: Consumer Graphics Cards Viper V550 by Diamond Multimedia Systems Inc. Art: Modeling & Animation Environs Maya by Alias/Wavefront Art: Modeling & Animation Plug-Ins Surface Tools by Digimation Inc. Art: Image Editing & Manipulation DarkTree Textures by Darkling Simulations Art: Video Editing & Compositing Ultimatte Software by Ultimatte Corp. Graphics Hardware: Pro Graphic Cards Wildcat 4000 by Intergraph Corp. Audio Hardware: Consumer Sound Cards Sound Blaster Live! by Creative Labs Inc.