Hello Moddb community!

Our first tech demo powered by the CryEngine 3 is finally released!
As the player you have to survive a tropical island with deadly Velociraptors lurking around the corner!
We hope you will enjoy these first steps as we embark on a journey taking us millions of years into the past!

Please note that the current tech demo is only a proof of concept showing basic AI behavior like stalking, resting and basic approaches to pack behavior.
We are currently concentrating our efforts on creating the complex ecosystem that existed in North America 65,5 million years ago step by step and constantly expand the world and the animals that lived during that time.
However the tech demo is by no means a representation of that and the environment aswell as the dinosaur design, animation and AI are only made for test purposes and will be replaced at some point in the future.

The core idea behind this game is to create a free-roaming open-world game experience where you as either a human or even a dinosaur can explore the different prehistoric environments and locations with their vast variety of inhabitants - most notably the dinosaurs - living in a realistic and life-like ecosystem.
The game play will mainly be driven by survival and puzzle solving but in addition to that will also feature for example mission-based, story-driven and dinosaur-based gameplay modes that we will attend in the future.
Furthermore some of the game modes will feature entirely original dinosaurs, characters and stories currently known under the codename CRYNOSAURS or most of the iconic dinosaurs and structures from the JURASSIC PARK franchise.

Thanks for your interest and your support!

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5 comments by RtJP_Mod on Jan 1st, 2013


While we've been mostly concentrating on Crynosaurs for the last year, we also collaborated with Colin on Jurassic Park Aftermath and finally brought our JP Raptor to life - check out the trailer below:

And dont forget to follow us on facebook and youtube for the latest updates:


Happy new year!
The time has finally come to give you guys something to play.
We've all agreed our progress is far enough along to share it with everyone.
We hope you enjoy it. :)
Remember folks, this is just the first step of many more toward our goal. It is far from perfection.
Some of you will encounter some interesting bugs, most of which we are painfully aware of and working on.
Despite the issues, we feel it is still an enjoyable experience and thought it better to give everyone something to play now as we continue development.

This first dinosaur was a learning experience in many ways for all of us involved.
As they say, the first step is always the hardest. Going forward we now hope to apply what we've learned to further refine and expand the ecosystem.
Also keep in mind, this tech demo is just a proof of concept and isn't really specific to either a Crynosaurs or RTJP game.

We're very thankful to all those who have or are still contributing their time and effort to help realize this game.
Special thanks to NTass94 who spent his whole summer holidays to get the beautiful map for the tech demo done in time.
A lot of people outside the core team contributed their time to make this demo possible.
A special thanks to all of those who supported the project by giving us constructive feedback and spreading the word.
Also, a big thanks to the entire crydev community, especially to users seithcg, beast and all of the Crytek staff!
We are truly grateful for your support.

We're still as motivated as ever and will continue to keep you updated on our progress.
We look forward to hearing your feedback on the tech demo so we can use it to make the next release that much better.
We still have a long, long way to go but if we keep at it, we're confident we can eventually get there.

We're currently expanding the team, if anyone is interested in contributing their time to the project in any way please let us know.
There are always things that need done, big and small.

Oh, I almost forgot...stay out of jungle at night. ;)

Take care and enjoy!

For more information please visit: Crynosaurs.com

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Crynosaurs / RTJP Tech Demo 1.0

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Jan 1, 2013 Demo 50 comments

Please read the full description below. Our first tech demo powered by the CryEngine 3 is finally released! As the player you have to survive a tropical...

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ThaneKrios2300 Jan 13 2013, 10:08pm says:

The Tech Demo handles amazingly!
got the shivers when walking through the forest at night hearing leaves rustle nearby =]

Quick question though; Is your earlier work on a Jurassic Park mod still in progress, or is Project Crynosaurs completely unrelated and replacing it?

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RtJP_Mod Creator
RtJP_Mod Jan 16 2013, 1:37pm replied:

We are concentrating on general dinosaur AI and game mechanics first but the JP mod is still in progress aswell.

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strangestranger Jan 10 2013, 8:55pm says:

how do i change my resolution...? since the settings in the game don't have mine.

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RtJP_Mod Creator
RtJP_Mod Jan 6 2013, 9:45pm says: +1 vote   reply to comment
StormOfL337 Jan 5 2013, 9:52pm says:

Any reason why I am getting a frame rate of 22 on my 1090t and 7970 ghz edition?

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RtJP_Mod Creator
RtJP_Mod Jan 5 2013, 9:07pm says:

Check out our Recruitment page for available positions: Crydev.net

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FestiveLuna Jan 4 2013, 10:26pm says:

i loved the demo, are you gonna add more dinosaurs in the future versions?

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JONES™ Jan 4 2013, 6:14am says:

Realy awsome stuff guys, what kind of dinosaurs do you find in the techdemo?
So far i only saw raptors but nothing else and is the jungle limited to that in the demo or can you run into the mainland to find other, biger dinosaurs yet

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RtJP_Mod Creator
RtJP_Mod Jan 4 2013, 1:24pm replied:

So far only the raptors are featured and used for test purposes only.
The actual game will however not include these raptors and will also be feathered to some degree.
Other (bigger) dinosaurs are currently in progress.

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JONES™ Jan 7 2013, 4:05pm replied:

Hehe nice! I realy love the atmo you guys produce with the jungle enviroment sounds, its scary hearing dinosaur stomps and roars in the distance ^^
Also one suggestion, please keep the JP dinosaur style for the raptors like this: Zekefilm.org i liked this way more then the actual reality with feathers... i thing feathered dinos look just hilarious, i would be happy if you dont go the realisitc way and keep the fictional JP flair we all love :)

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