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Codename: Dead Bird (CDB) is a singleplayer total conversion for Crysis. CDB puts the player into
the Iraq War and focuses on intense modern infantry combat in urban and desert environments.

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1 comment by -=Horst=- on Feb 6th, 2011

Hey everyone, Today I'm having a contest for your guys. But first off I'd like to thank ea-ct for providing those awesome prizes!

We're launching this contest the give everyone, a chance to contribute to our mod! The contest is about designing a concept for our HUD and/or main menu.
Of course here we don't await a highly polished wonderful looking peace of concept art here. This is because we want to reward the best ideas and not only the person with the best drawing skills. (Obviously a good looking peace of art is a plus compared to a concept done in paint ;))

Contest Assignments:
We're trying to create a minimalistic HUD, so we probably won't use a health/stamina bar, mini-map and a display of the currently selected weapon (you're having the weapon in your hands anyway...). But since it's hard to create something innovative on such small place and we don't just want to copy existing minimalistic HUDs we need your help to create this last small but important part of our HUD.
Suggested HUD contents:
· Bullet/Mag count
· Currently selected grenade and grenade count
· Current fire mode (semi/full auto, grenade or rocket)

Main Menu

We'd like to show something innovative and new in the menu, but we didn't yet have that awesome idea we need for it. So if you're having some really nice ideas for our main menu in mind this is for you!
Menu Points we need are:
· New Game
· Load Game
· Settings
· Credits
· Exit

How exactly this stuff looks is up to you!

Submission starts today!
Submission ends with the release of the Crysis 2 PC demo we all are waiting for! (I hope Crytek doesn't take up too much time with this)

You can submit your entre via Make sure to include contact data (preferably MSN, Skype or ICQ) so we can contact you.

We're currently having the following stuff in our prize pool, but we might get some more stuff and therefore we haven't yet decided which winners get which package.
1x Crysis 2 "I <3 NY" Shirt
2x Crysis keyholder
1x Crysis cardigan
2x Crysis Mousepad
1x Crysis Cap
1x Crysis lanyard

If you take part in the contest you agree that Dark Dust Studio is allowed to use your work in the Codename: Dead Bird modification.
If your work will be used in the mod, you will be mentioned in the credit. (If you do not wish to be listed, you have to clarify this before. By default every work will be credited)
The Contest submission will start on 6 of February and will end at the day the Crysis 2 PC Demo is being released. Send in your work to . If your work is bigger than 8mb, please notify us before and you will get a place where can upload the work.
Be sure to mention at least one address where we can reach you. Email-Address, ICQ number, Skype- or MSN- address. And it is recommend to add a nickname/name for crediting.

Wanna help some more?
If you want to contribute us besides this contest you may consider applying for a position on our team. Information about this can be found in our Open Possitions Thread:

Related Links:
-Crymod Forum Thread: Codename: Dead Bird
-ModDB Profile: Codename: Dead Bird
-Steam Group: Codename: Dead Bird
-Twitter: Dead Bird Devs
-YouTube Channel: Codename: Dead Bird
-Website: Codename: Dead Bird

-Dark Dust Studios

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sam_23694 Nov 16 2010, 6:37am says:

reminds me of far cry 2 and modern warfare 1
and i hav to say someone actually made good weapons for once, r they the mods or where can i download?

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N8boy Creator
N8boy Nov 16 2010, 10:17am replied:

Thanks for your feedback.
The weapons are only in the Mod so you have to wait till we publish it. Sry.

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sam_23694 Nov 19 2010, 6:23am replied:

np keep it up :D

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kijebe Nov 12 2010, 7:13am says:

do we still have the nanosuit in this mod?

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N8boy Creator
N8boy Nov 12 2010, 8:21am replied:

No there won't be a Nanosuit anymore

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kijebe Nov 11 2010, 6:55am says:

modern warfare (not the series) + freeroam combat = AwSOME

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sgt.davis44 Oct 27 2010, 3:54pm says:

OMG! This is SO amazing! :D Too bad I can't play Crysis(Last I heard, a GeForce 6200 256mb card CAN NOT play it :P lol). Hopefully my new rig arrives(or is ordered atleast) soon! Can't wait already

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phil44 Oct 27 2010, 4:39am says:

Very nice surprise with those promo shots, great to see some progress, it's looking fantastic!

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modsuki Oct 26 2010, 8:44pm says:

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!! Thank you!!! I love this mod! I'm waiting... :D:D:D

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emperor77 Oct 26 2010, 2:43pm says:

woooot! i love this mod!

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Grenade! Oct 2 2010, 10:20am says:

Nooo... is this dead? :(

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sebi3110 Creator
sebi3110 Oct 6 2010, 9:03am replied:

No, it's not...

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