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32 comments by joubei on Aug 16th, 2009

Welcome to the August update of the exceptional Crysis Modification the "Petrograd Project", developed by the Space Cowboys Studio under the guidance of Game Designer Roy Shapira, The team has been working relentlessly on all aspects of the game, creating a Triple-A quality world, creating new assets every day, new features, and always keeping the high standard. Today we bring to you a glimps into the development of the project.

New Finished Assets

The Space Cowboys Studio has grown exponentially over the past few months, and is working at an astonishing rate outputting assets on a daily basis all passing through rigorous pipeline to ensure the top quality of this project. the following are few of the excellent works of the team for your viewing pleasure.

Finished Enemy Combatant

The Petrograd area will be populated mostly by elite soldier forces, talented team member Anton Kozlov has finished the enemy soldier model, he is modular and has many variations, shown below are several examples of the enemy variations.

Finished Russian URAL Truck Model

The URAL is a troop transporter used for both on and off road travel, it carries over 20 soldiers, and can reach almost anywhere. The truck was created by talented team member Sean Kelly, who is now texturing it.

Finished Residential Building Model

Petrograd city has many types of buildings both historical and modern, many of them will be complete from the outside and within, talented team member our newly appointed Lead Art Chris Schweiger has created yet another authentic Ukranian Builidng model

Finished Unique Props

Petrograd will be filled with many different objects, most will be fully functional, like in real life.
today we'll feature 2 new works by new talented team member 3D Modeler Christian Marzy the PDA, and the Microwave.

Rural Environment

Team member and newly appointed Lead level designer Rex Mcnish, has been working hard to create a vast array of vegetation, from tall trees, to ferns to blades of grass and some excellent ground textures, he has also created the wonderful rural forest environment that will surround Petrograd City, some of his exceptional work is shown below.

City Environment

Team member Level Designer Sven Kiesser, has been working hard to create to create one of the unique city environments in the center of Petrograd, with an amazing eye for detail and perfectly executed creepy atmosphere.

New Wallpapers

Team member newly assigned Producer Benjamin Thatcher has created a couple Wallpaper quality screenshot, they are un-tampered in any way and are shown as is from the engine.

New Team Roster

The Space Cowboys Team has grown exponentially over the past few months, with over 40 active developers the project is moving forward at a staggering rate, here is the new team roster by departments. we welcome all the new members, and are confident that each expert in their field will contribute to this great project.

Management Department
Roy Shapira - Team Lead
Benjamin Thatcher - Producer

Design Department
Roy Shapira - Lead Game Designer
Rex Mcnish - Lead Level Designer
Jared Robertson - Level Designer
Hendrik Lenz - Level Designer
Sven Keisser - Level Designer
Gustav Engman - Level Designer
Adelson Tavares - Concept Artist
Ashley Nagy - Concept Artist
Diego Ortega - Concept Artist

Audio Department
Yarron Katz - Lead Audio Designer
Tarek Mansur - Music Composer
Erik Ekholm - Music Composer
Iraklis Vlachakis - Sound Effects Designer

Programing Department
Jan-Vincent Hölzle - Lead Coder
David Berger - Technical Engineer
Alon Tzarafi - Action Script Programmer
Avichay Kardash - LUA / C++ Programmer

Web-Design Department
Brad Durham - Lead Web-Designer
Danny Vink - CSS/Java programmer and Web-Designer
Sid Lewis - Web-Designer

3D Art Department
Chris Schweiger - Lead Art
Anton Kozlov - 3D Artist
Sean Kelly - 3D Artist
Mark Ashton - 3D Modeler
Mayan Ariel - 3D Artist
Ryan Bajorek - 3D Animator
Addison Gallagher - 3D Modeler
Andre Bostrom - 3D Artist
Chris Hayes - 3D Artist
Christian Marzy - 3D Artist
Dragan Maric - 3D Artist
Ethan Gogerik - 3D Artist
Jon Stoner - 3D Artist
Jonas Rönnegård - 3D Artist
Martin Brennan - 3D Artist
Mike Roberts - 3D Artist
Steve Kennedy - 3D Artist
Ian - 3D Modeler
Nicolas Villarreal - 3D Artist
Halvor Bo - Particle Artist

Team Recruiting

The Space Cowboys Team is now recruiting talented:

  • LUA / C++ Coders
  • Web-Designers
  • Riggers
  • Animators

if you are interested or know anyone that would be, please contact Team Leader Roy Shapira via PM here or E-mail:

Related Links:

- Forum Thread: Petrograd - August Update
- Official web-site:
- YouTube Trailer: Petrograd Teaser Trailer

- Space Cowboys Staff Team

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Petrograd Wallpapers (HD) June 09

Petrograd Wallpapers (HD) June 09

Jun 21, 2009 Wallpapers 2 comments

Screenshots where captured from within the game with no alteration of any kind. they where made by Benjamin Thatcher, under the guidance of Roy Shapira...

Petrograd Teaser Trailer (Feb. 15, 2009)

Petrograd Teaser Trailer (Feb. 15, 2009)

Feb 15, 2009 Trailers 0 comments

This is the full 720p HD version of the first teaser trailer of Petrograd.

Petrograd Mod 1080p HD Wallpapers (Jan. 11, 2009)

Petrograd Mod 1080p HD Wallpapers (Jan. 11, 2009)

Jan 11, 2009 Wallpapers 0 comments

Wallpapers from Petrograd (Crysis Mod) in full 1080p HD

Petrograd Wallpapers (1080 HD)

Petrograd Wallpapers (1080 HD)

Jul 23, 2008 Wallpapers 0 comments

Concept screenshot wallpapers from Petrograd (Crysis Mod) in full 1080 HD

Post comment Comments  (50 - 60 of 155)
FelipeFR Nov 28 2009, 8:30pm says:

Sorry for asking, but... Why you guys haven't post any update since August? We are almost at December! Please, say that this mod is not dead.

+2 votes     reply to comment
ben72227 Dec 13 2009, 4:20am replied:

I don't think it's dead, but a lot of the team (including myself) left the mod back in September.

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ptc5010 Dec 13 2009, 1:56pm replied:

Was there some sort of incident?

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ben72227 Dec 14 2009, 2:43pm replied:

Yeah you could say that. A lot of the former members either went to work on the Lightspire and Casus Belli mod teams.

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AshtonAndersen Jan 3 2010, 7:18am replied:

Lightspire is on hold, so that's not true.

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RenegadeNukes Oct 10 2009, 4:32pm says:

I don't think stunning quite covers how this mod looks so far, keep up the good work and I'm really looking forward to getting my grubby hands on it :D

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crowbar87 Sep 29 2009, 2:43am says:

this mod looks amazing. good luck
looking forward to the next update

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rebel28 Sep 27 2009, 5:58pm says:

Sooo, Anything to report, this mod looks really good, but until we get releases we can't give feedback.

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VanHeckske Sep 23 2009, 11:46am says:

Oeh, looks really nice, plz release now !!!! :D

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joubei Creator
joubei Sep 1 2009, 10:24am says:

It is a sad day for all of us at the Space Cowboys Team,
one of our Core most veteran members has decided to leave the team.

we appreciate your contribution, and we will always have an open spot for you in case you decides to re-join.


Roy Shapira
Game Designer and Team Lead

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shortmarine Sep 27 2009, 8:37am replied:

hope you guys all the best.

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Squiggers Sep 1 2009, 4:11pm replied:

Damn, thats a shame. Mind if I ask which team member?

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Scott913 Sep 1 2009, 8:05am says:

Fantastic looking mod. Can't wait to give it a go :D.

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