In 1995 we started drafting a production plan for the first LEGO box that would come out with a CD-ROM. The main concept was to do 3D animated building instructions of the two main models. There were many more 3D animated building instructions and a lot of basic to advanced explanatory LEGO Technic concepts and much more In the final product. I would like to mention Claude Aebersold, Bjarne Tveskov and Christopher Yavelow, Michael Lawson and Juray Highdway, without them the 3D content would still be rendering 🙂 .
The production was finished right before Siggraph that year. The CD-ROM won the «Danish Design Centre «ID98″ Prize» and the «Best Scandinavian CD-ROM» Awards.
Here’s a very small excerpt of the building instructions for the Main model: The «Little Sub».