OH NO! THE NUCLEAR REACTOR JUST BLEW! RUN!!!!
Hmm... my geek is showing.
Pretty fun. I'm rather happy with my improvement last year.
Here's the raw render: [link]
All the rest was done in After Effects. Amazing what you can do with a ZDepth and velocity pass...
Tools: 3DS Max 2011, Realflow 2012, After Effects CS5.5, VRay 2.0, Rayfire, Optical Flares, Frischluft DOF
Realflow sim time: 30 minutes
Render time: 10 minutes