Hi and welcome. My name is Dennis "Duruk" Schenkel. I have been Modding / designing since 1999. Started as Project Leader for SAS Into the Lion's Den (1999-2002) for the Unreal Engine. 2001 Gamepsy Mod of the week. 2002 Invited for Unreal Mod Summit at Epic Games HQ. 2003-2006 Designed and hosted Neverwinter Nights Custom world. 2008 Won Intel® Crysis Mapping Contest in category Creativity (Multiplayer). 2009- till 2010 worked on half hour simulator demo - September 2011 Awarded the second place in the design competition "Think inside and outside the box" (over at Crydev.net) - November 2011 Awarded first place in the "10-Year-Old Brother" Challenge." - March 2012 Awarded runner up in the "Story Telling Level Design Challenge 2"

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Duruk Oct 7 2013, 6:03pm says:

Great looking weapons. And glad you went to rehad. Good luck mate.

+1 vote   article: 17Th update, Final weapons and new Gordon npc;
Duruk Jun 30 2013, 7:57am says:

Geez that must have scared you alot. Thank god its alright.

+1 vote   article: MOD IS LOST....almost (Valve deletes your mod!)
Duruk Dec 8 2011, 3:05pm replied:

Hoi ik heb nog geen Xbox live account ik multiplay meestal via de pc. Ik heb met CE2+3 gewerkt, ik heb het niet gemaakt.

+2 votes   member: Duruk
Duruk Jun 13 2011, 2:58pm says:

CryENGINE 3 on Wii-U support: Develop-online.net

+2 votes   group: CryENGINE Developers
Duruk May 19 2011, 7:45am says:

The winner the psn hack is in my opinion the right choice. He did an excellent job and I did expect this 1 to win. However Im not so sure about Geralt biting a child in the finger is in any way a famous moment in history. I have never seen this kid before. (from the rules quote: "Your entry must involve a famous moment in history ")
All the other images are somehow related to a famous moment (3rd place Vietnam war, and runners up are all known to me as famous moments in history. All of these moments had an impact on the world, yes even Zidana headbut from soccer)
Anyway congratulations to the winners.

+1 vote   article: The Witcher 2: Alternate Endings comp Winners!
Duruk Apr 22 2011, 3:55pm replied:

@dis great thanks for the link

+1 vote   article: Be Free... Be Creative... Be the Developer
Duruk Apr 22 2011, 11:58am replied:

Im sure they will. With the release of Sandbox2 editor for Crysis1 they also release an online manual: Doc.crymod.com . Lets hope they will do the same for Sandbox3

+1 vote   article: Be Free... Be Creative... Be the Developer
Duruk Jun 19 2013, 2:42pm says:

The second screenshot looks very surreal I like that one.

+1 vote   article: last 7 screens from the 40 screens as promised;
Duruk Jun 12 2013, 2:05pm says:

I agree with Leon, releasing it as a whole mod would be the best option. I can wait for the full version. Keep up the good work.

+1 vote   article: As promised screens from Half Life 2, Episode 3.
Duruk Jun 9 2013, 2:48pm says:

Thanks Leon. The director asked for a single light source from the window. Lighting may change a bit in the final video.

+1 vote   media: Laboratory environment
Duruk May 12 2013, 2:08pm says:

Just voted.

+1 vote   media: IndiesCrashE3 - Contest
Duruk Apr 29 2013, 1:31pm replied:

Just maps created with the Free SDK version of CryENGINE. You can read more about this project in the following link: Polycount.com

+1 vote   media: Underground Bunker - by David Opreska
Duruk Apr 25 2013, 1:04pm says:

One of the best ship models that I have seen so far.

+1 vote   media: Sailing Ship - by Maxmead
Duruk Apr 21 2013, 4:26am replied:

Lens flares are overrated ;)

+2 votes   media: Crysis 1 outdated?
Duruk Apr 1 2013, 4:58am says:

Nice update

+1 vote   article: The Lord of Monkeys
Duruk Mar 12 2013, 1:55pm says:

Translation: Arsch = ***
voll = full

+1 vote   media: Crysis 3 Arsch Voll Aktion BAM BAM BAM :)
Duruk Feb 17 2013, 3:26am says:

Bottom for me.

+3 votes   media: map ideation experiments
Duruk Feb 11 2013, 2:10pm says:

Always nice to have such a guy around, so you know you won't be the first to die.

+1 vote   media: State of Decay update
Duruk Feb 6 2013, 2:47pm says:

Your welcome.

The ideas are endless, but for use in a game you might end up with copyright problems.

+1 vote   media: Coherent UI CryENGINE intergration
Duruk Feb 5 2013, 2:40pm says:

Yeah these are all custom models that he made for his mod/indy.
Check out the concept image that he drew before making this scene: Crydev.net

+1 vote   media: CELERYLAND - by Jason Stokes
Duruk Feb 2 2013, 6:13am says:

Thanks C-zom for the updates so far and good luck with Triptych

+2 votes   article: Sapience Pre-News "News"
Duruk Feb 2 2013, 6:05am replied:

Yeah the snow addition is nice. Ive used snow in the Crysis 2 mod edition for a while. (particles from Crysis)

+1 vote   group: CryENGINE Developers
Duruk Jan 24 2013, 3:25pm says:

Nice work so far. Tracking this game.

+1 vote   article: Miscreated is now on ModDB!
Duruk Dec 30 2012, 5:22am says:

Wow nice progress with character animation.

+3 votes   article: Pre-Alpha Video 01
Duruk Dec 18 2012, 12:57pm says:

I love the detail of this image.

+1 vote   media: Space Hallway - by David Brumbley
Duruk Dec 18 2012, 12:57pm says:

Nice detailed model. Better then the World of Tank version.

+3 votes   media: Panzer IV Ausf. H -by Traction Wars Team
Duruk Nov 22 2012, 1:11am says:


+3 votes   article: Rank 1 on Moddb! >10,000 views in a single day!
Duruk Nov 20 2012, 1:15am says:

Can't wait for the release and to see if my 30 dollars are worth its money.

+1 vote   media: Star Citizen reaches new Crowdfunding record
Duruk Nov 16 2012, 1:23pm replied:

Thanks I missed that news.

+1 vote   group: CryENGINE Developers
Duruk Nov 13 2012, 12:26pm says:

There will be no Cryis 4. Crysis 3 will end the line:

+1 vote   group: CryENGINE Developers
Duruk Nov 1 2012, 2:54pm says:

Great read.

Could you please add it to CryENGINE 3 Developers group Moddb.com
Thanks in advance.

+1 vote   article: CryENGINE 3: Breaking Ground with Sandbox
Duruk Oct 28 2012, 12:25pm replied:

Your welcome Reok

+2 votes   media: Stone Canyon - by Stonerage
Duruk Oct 10 2012, 5:49pm says:

DIE Kilrathi DIE !!

+2 votes   media: Wing Commander - Squadron 42 - By Chris Roberts
Duruk Oct 10 2012, 5:41pm replied:

Geocontrol 2 is a good start in generating a height map for CE3. I used it a couple of times.
Demo: Geocontrol2.com

+1 vote   group: CryENGINE Developers
Duruk Sep 30 2012, 3:19pm says:

+1 Like

+3 votes   media: Urban Alpha map preview pt1
Duruk Sep 28 2012, 3:14pm says:

Nice thats fast. Luckely I have time this weekend to play.

+1 vote   article: Recon Arcade (Demo ) This Saturday !!!
Duruk May 14 2014, 8:34am says:

I like how you can customize the characters and build your own base.
Good luck with Steam campaign.

+1 vote   media: New Images for Miscreated on Steam Greenlight
Duruk Jan 21 2014, 7:54am says:

Nice lush environment.

+2 votes   media: The Lays of Althas - Epoch Games
Duruk Jan 12 2014, 5:28pm says:

We hope we will be chosen for the 16 teams that will continue for the second round. The competition is huge, so many teams did enter the competition.

+1 vote   media: Team: Space Ninjas
Duruk Nov 20 2013, 2:39pm says:

i second that

+1 vote   media: Ryse Son of Rome: Launch Trailer
Duruk Nov 18 2013, 3:42pm says:

No/ Yes well sort of. He is recreating medieval Sweden, its sort of a digital trip through a 4km x 4km map.

+1 vote   media: Iron Age - by Daniel Westergren
Duruk Nov 2 2013, 2:49pm says:

Hi and welcome here.

A little more info please or a source link. Whats it about, or Im afraid I have to remove it.

Thanks in advance.

+1 vote   media: CE3 Autumn Ruin
Duruk Oct 1 2013, 2:50pm says:

Thanks Leon much appreciated

+1 vote   media: Laboratory environment
Duruk Sep 28 2013, 10:29am says:

I love the work that Therogen has done. Check out his video of the map: Polycount.com

+1 vote   media: Indiana Jones Environment - by Therogen
Duruk Aug 21 2013, 5:46pm says:

Nicely done and good luck with crowdfunding

+1 vote   media: Stone Rage Crowdfunding
Duruk Jul 2 2013, 5:57pm says:

Thanks papamdt.

+1 vote   article: Story Telling Level Design Challenge 2 - Runner up
Duruk Sep 22 2012, 1:11pm says:

Ive been watching this game for a while but they had very little to show up until now and it does look promising. Real surviving not like Dead Island.

+2 votes   media: State of Decay
Duruk Sep 15 2012, 3:15am says:

Check out the video as well. It looks stunning. Crydev.net

+2 votes   media: Balrog - by Christian Hecht
Duruk Aug 25 2012, 6:47am says:

Thanks Jones. Yes I finished it in time and won the first place:

+1 vote   media: Waterworld
Duruk Aug 20 2012, 12:41am says:

Nice steady ammount of updates. Keep it up guys.

+2 votes   article: Field report 2: Vegetation
Duruk Jun 6 2012, 4:52pm says:

Yes this is Cryengine 3. It will be free-to-play focussed on Korean market I believe.

+2 votes   media: Warface E3 Trailer
Duruk Jun 5 2012, 1:25pm says:

Im starting to like it a lot more.

If you want to see more of that level check out the E3 preview video: Youtube.com

+1 vote   media: Crysis 3 - E3 trailer
Duruk May 14 2012, 12:46am says:

The pose is very stricking and the atmosphere is spot on. I downloaded the sp map and will try it out on Fryday when I have some more time.

+1 vote   media: Through the ashes - by Leo
Duruk Apr 30 2012, 8:27am says:

I enjoy urban sniping. The previous screenshots where all outdoor/jungle/temples, these screenshots look very promising.

+2 votes   media: Sniper 2 new screenshots
Duruk Apr 16 2012, 12:58pm replied:

On a sidenote this was made by EzMeow he works at Crytek. So he has a slight edge on this engine.

+1 vote   media: Sci-fi residential (WIP) - by EzMeow
Duruk Apr 16 2012, 12:54pm replied:

Quote: Developed by Crytek and powered by the proprietary cutting edge CryENGINE technology, Crysis 3 will be available spring 2013 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC.
source: News.ea.com

+2 votes   media: Crysis 3 first screenshots
Duruk Mar 28 2012, 1:01am says:

Yeah Indeed its different then most CE3 screenshots. Its really well made. I hope he releases those assets sometime.

+1 vote   media: Beach bar - by PogoP
Duruk Mar 25 2012, 3:40pm says:

It looks like a mix of DeusEx and Dead Space. But Dead Space has a much darker setting, it looks more like a DeusEx hallway that way.

+1 vote   media: Sci Fi Scene -by theonebutcher
Duruk Mar 25 2012, 7:02am says:

It does look good on CryENGINE 3, but Im not sure If I will buy it on release. I rather wait till the price drops on steam.

+1 vote   media: Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 - CryEngine 3 Tech Demo
Duruk Mar 12 2012, 1:40pm replied:

Thanks Leon.

Those wooden buildings where made by Ronny Muehle ( Platinumgold.de ) from Crytek and are available as preview assests in the Free SDK.

Alan Wake was made with the MAX-FX 3.0 engine (Max stands for Max Payne engine). But yes those building are certainly influenced by Alan Wake by the looks of it.

+1 vote   media: CryEngine 3 Visual Specs 2012 trailer
Duruk Dec 2 2011, 1:40pm says:

Yeah Leon I agree it does look sh.... compared to what is possible with the engine.

+1 vote   media: Royal Australian Navy’s Landing Helicopter Ship
Duruk Dec 1 2011, 1:16pm says:

Nice update and feel free to post the news (and or screenshots) on CryENGINE 3 developers group at moddb. Moddb.com

+2 votes   article: StarCry : Screenshots update (Nov 2011)
Duruk Nov 18 2011, 3:22pm says:

Im curious to see how this turns out. For the moment only 1 character model has been shown and it looks a bit to cartoony (squary, non realistic) compared to what CE3 character models can do. Of course they did stereotype the Germans and I will certainly look out for new screenshots to see which (art)direction the game goes into.

+2 votes   media: Enemy Front - by City Interactive
Duruk Nov 7 2011, 4:52am says:

I like it, kind of Dungeon Siege meets Gothic 3.

+1 vote   media: Umbra -bridge
Duruk Nov 4 2011, 3:09am says:

Thanks Shaul its an honor to have worked with you on this video. You really know how to convert my words into the music and sounds that i was looking for.

+2 votes   media: Water world design video
Duruk Oct 22 2011, 10:35am says:

This would be the first big-budget game using the CryENGINE that isn't made by Crytek. With a developer like Turtle Rock and a publisher like THQ this is bound to be something good.

+1 vote   media: Turtlerock studio announces CryENGINE project
Duruk Oct 21 2011, 5:33am says:

Toke the person about 3 months to create, pretty nicely done.

+3 votes   media: MineWars by ultek
Duruk Oct 15 2011, 4:41am says:

Just wow. The outside environment is very refreshing to see after the first inside episode.

+3 votes   media: Dead Cyborg EP2 teaser trailer
Duruk Oct 14 2011, 5:00am says:

Thanks Leon.

I didn't made the building itself. Im turning the building into an underwater setting so im adding plants, water, bubbles, dirt, moss and so on. (here is original building in Crysis 2: Helderpinto.com

Luckily I don't have to think about combat under water since gameplay doesn't have to included for the contest. But if I would have to think about it then it would a mix of Bioshock and some exterior scenes with diving equipment. (like in some James Bond movies)

Btw I became second in last months contest ;)

+1 vote   media: Waterworld - building update
Duruk Oct 12 2011, 11:20am says:

The objects are from Crysis 2. The underwater scene and the movie are mine. Its still WIP and i still have alot todo before the deadline of the contest 26 th of October.

+1 vote   media: Waterworld - beta test (WIP)
Duruk Oct 5 2011, 5:03pm says:

Thnx Panda. I worked on it for 2 days. I still got alot todo for the whole (cut)scene. The CE3 water works really well for an underwater world. I got inspired by Bioshock and Waterworld movie.

+2 votes   media: Waterworld - by Duruk
Duruk Oct 5 2011, 6:23am says:

Thanks. Hehe i recon you like Bieber as well as i do ?

+2 votes   media: Nightmare on Time Square (beta)
Duruk Sep 24 2011, 11:28am replied:

Good luck to make it pass the launcher screen : Archeage-online.com :-)

+2 votes   media: Archeage new screenshots
Duruk Sep 24 2011, 11:24am replied:

I think you can subscribe to beta stage 4. (CBT4)
BUT the beta stage is in Chinese/Japanese/Korean only atm.

+2 votes   media: Archeage new screenshots
Duruk Sep 23 2011, 12:36pm says:

Very nice.looks like morning glory.

+2 votes   media: More from my map :)
Duruk Sep 20 2011, 3:24am says:

Dank je / Thnx

+1 vote   media: Second place "Think inside and outside the Box"
Duruk Sep 19 2011, 9:24am says:

Very realistic. And he explained how he created it:

+2 votes   media: All the way to the edge - by Klass1987
Duruk Sep 11 2011, 3:46am says:

Im jealous ;)

+3 votes   article: Crytek Crydev Trip - Day 1
Duruk Sep 10 2011, 3:14am says:

Thanks very much Timothy. I appreciate that

+1 vote   media: Journey to the Sun
Duruk Sep 7 2011, 2:26am replied:

Its an example screenshot made by a Crytek employee.
So its up to our imagination to create something more interesting.

+2 votes   media: [Competition] Think Inside & Outside The Box
Duruk Sep 1 2011, 2:32am says:

Oh nice the first Crysis 2 map on moddb.

+1 vote   download: Training Ground (Canyon)
Duruk Aug 28 2011, 10:35am says:

Thanks for tutorials

@SinKing More CryENGINE 3 Tutorial pages:

+2 votes   article: Cryengine 3 Tutorial - Custom Textures and Models using XSI Mod Tool
Duruk Aug 24 2011, 4:37am says:

I edited the layout for your news a bit. I hope you don't mind.

+1 vote   media: ashes
Duruk Aug 21 2011, 7:48am says:

Yeah they are I just heard about it.
Quote: "With the cutting-edge technology of CryENGINE 3, combined with the experience and talent of our own Team Zed artists, we think we’re getting awfully damn close to achieving Doug’s vision, even at this early stage of development."

+1 vote   media: Class3 an open world Zombie game
Duruk Aug 18 2011, 11:09am says:

NP Leon.
Kinda looks like C&C but then in fps.

+2 votes   media: Warface
Duruk Aug 11 2011, 4:52am says:

Good old 16 bit gameplay. Nice work

+3 votes   game: Zombie Grinder
Duruk Aug 11 2011, 4:45am says:

I still wonder why they haven't added Power Struggle multiplayer mode where you could drive with vehicles.

+1 vote   media: Driveable civilian vehicles by Sava
Duruk Aug 7 2011, 1:17pm says:

Looking great. Love the Crystals

+2 votes   article: Dream Experimental 2 - The Remake
Duruk Jul 26 2011, 9:43am says:

I really like the atmosphere in this image.

+1 vote   media: OwNaGe
Duruk Jul 12 2011, 4:10pm says:

I just love this image, cause it shows that Crysis 2 has vegitation models as well and its nicely done.

+1 vote   media: Rebell117
Duruk Jun 16 2011, 2:26pm says:

wow thanks Leon.

+1 vote   media: Simulator map
Duruk Jun 16 2011, 2:25pm says:

Yeah they are sprites but they do the trick.

+1 vote   media: Simulator map
Duruk Jun 6 2011, 1:33am says:

They started the development with CryENGINE 2 but they have recently started to adept certain parts with CryENGINE 3. For the moment the graphical work has yet to be applied for CryENGINE 3, so far they applied the physical engine and animation from CryENGINE 3.

+1 vote   media: ArcheAge
Duruk May 24 2011, 3:23pm says:

Congratulations on your anniversery guys. Keep up the good work.

+2 votes   article: WoS Team marks a year since its foundation
Duruk May 24 2011, 1:09am says:

PC exclusive thats correct. Not sure about DX11 yet, but Cryengine 3 DX11 patch version is in the making.

+1 vote   media: Forged by Chaos
Duruk May 22 2011, 3:06am says:

Nice work Leon. Interesting to see the cave creation video.

+1 vote   article: New large News update, (movies, screens, info);
Duruk May 17 2011, 12:58pm says:

Nice comic drawings.

+1 vote   media: A gravity beyond
Duruk May 16 2011, 4:55pm says:

Nice you did the whole lot.

+1 vote   media: Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper -Witcher Edition
Duruk May 16 2011, 4:54pm replied:

I dont call it a romantic place. I do call it a monument to human architecture,

+1 vote   media: Triss Geralt and a Romantic Graveyard
Duruk May 15 2011, 3:38am says:

Good one.

+1 vote   media: The Ten Commandments
Duruk May 13 2011, 4:40pm says:

Thank you

+1 vote   media: Geralt and Triss Travel to Bethlehem
Duruk May 13 2011, 7:25am says:

Hi Alex is this an official screenshot from Cryengine 3 ?

I can't remember seeing palm trees in Crysis2 and since the editor for Crysis 2 hasn't been (officially) released yet Im afraid to delete this entry.

Screenshot is under investigation.

+1 vote   media: CryENGINE3 Shot
Duruk May 12 2011, 7:39am says:

omg I had downloaded that exact same image, but decided not to modify it.

Nice job

+1 vote   media: The Witcher King
Duruk May 11 2011, 4:51pm says:


+1 vote   media: Geralt Bit my finger
Duruk May 11 2011, 1:03pm says:


+1 vote   media: Justice Served
Duruk May 10 2011, 3:22pm says:

yeah you are improving.

try Getpaint.net instead of mspaint.

+1 vote   media: Geralt deserves VICTORY!
Duruk May 9 2011, 1:01am says:

Yeah agreed nicely done.

+1 vote   media: Braveheart starring Geralt of Rivia
Duruk May 9 2011, 1:01am says:

Looks like the guy is about to punch the kid.

+1 vote   media: Witcher on Wii
Duruk May 9 2011, 12:59am says:

Ah please Justin Bieber......

+1 vote   media: Mexian Monster
Duruk May 7 2011, 5:28pm says:

Thnx man.

+1 vote   media: Nixon - Watergate
Duruk May 7 2011, 3:49pm says:

Would have been better if you pixelated Gerarlt that suits minecraft more.

+1 vote   media: MinecraftGelart
Duruk May 7 2011, 10:01am says:

Good one.

+2 votes   media: Tank Geralt
Duruk May 7 2011, 9:51am says:


+1 vote   media: Geralt conquers the Reichstag
Duruk May 7 2011, 8:19am says:

Nice touch with the sign/flag

+1 vote   media: Moon Landing Geralt (competition)
Duruk May 7 2011, 3:15am says:

Nice I love the first image the most.

+1 vote   media: M.I.N.E. Mod
Duruk May 7 2011, 3:12am says:

Of course every car has a damage model. Here are some examples:

+1 vote   media: Sandbox Splash Screen
Duruk May 5 2011, 5:31pm says:

This is really really good.

+1 vote   media: Dwarfs vs Orks
Duruk May 5 2011, 12:49pm says:

I always liked Ultima 7. This sort of looks like that.
Anyway Im download their demo now: Mediafire.com

+1 vote   article: Avadon available for preorder
Duruk May 4 2011, 12:34pm replied:

Yeah that was our point to be able to cycle indoor and still have a sunny scenery even if its pouring rain outside.

@Multiple roads.We thought of that idea, but it takes the flow out of the training session. The spinning instructor needs to focuss on his class and keep in his or hers rythem. Adding options to choose from during the spinning class stops that flow. Our solution was to add more whole videos to choose from.

+1 vote   article: Spinning and Cycling demo - 33 minute serious gaming/machinima
Duruk May 1 2011, 2:50am says:

Well I wouldn't know why they use this image to promote CE3, but its on their site stated as CE3 characters: Crytek.com

+1 vote   media: CryENGINE® 3 Realistic Characters
Duruk Apr 25 2011, 3:01am replied:

I know I wish it was available already ;)

+2 votes   group: CryENGINE Developers
Duruk Apr 22 2011, 4:09pm says:

99 jaar.... dus....

+1 vote   member: roro66
Duruk Apr 22 2011, 3:47pm says:

Wow scary

+2 votes   media: Vampire Counts 5
Duruk Apr 13 2011, 12:22pm says:

Hi thanks for adding me.
Love the "Killer's skill ambiant 2" screenshots.

+1 vote   member: Merhunes
Duruk Mar 27 2011, 10:29am says:


+1 vote   media: White House
Duruk Mar 20 2011, 2:02pm says:

Nice sequence.
What program(s) did you create this in ?

+1 vote   media: Anonym-Art Productions - Logo - 2008
Duruk Mar 20 2011, 1:01pm says:

Thanks. Its sparse with detail (because of the 4km viewing distance) but i did the trick.

+1 vote   media: Simulator map
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