About

Aurora Designs is an independent, non-profit design team for the Zoo Tycoon 2 series. The team, comprising of the most elite designers in the community, is dedicated to creating compelling creations for Zoo Tycoon 2, carry on the Zoo Tycoon franchise by keeping the interest of all players, and finding the natural beauty in everything we create.

Aurora Designs was founded in 2009 to create Radical Remake. Over the years, the team line-up has seen many changes, but the goal remains the same. Slowly, but steadily, Radical Remake replaces the original Zoo Tycoon 2 content and its expansions.


Our Team

Mayer aka. Leopard Claw

“brb, gotta make some coffee and pancakes”
Texturing, Rendering, Public Relations

Country: England

Studies animal behaviour and conservation at university in England, slightly obsessed with guitar and music and has practically adopted South Africa as a second home.

Otter Lord

“I’ve uploaded a mark-up, make it like this.”
Web Design, Texturing, Modeling

Country: USA

All things design and zoo. Community member since 2004, also adopted South Africa as second home.

Platypus

“Oh, I get it now… It’s one of those days again”
Texturing, Modeling

Country: USA

An agricultural educator passionate about three things: mammals, piano, and coffee.

Yukon

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Texturing, Modeling, Rendering

Country: Germany

German AD youngster; tends to use a lot of smileys. Passionate singer and zoo visitor. Not so passionate about school.

Wes

“what way can I darken it and still keep the texture?”
Texturing

Country: Netherlands

Student and wildlife photography enthusiast.

Jannick aka. GLM

“so many fur patterns tho hahaha”
Texturing, Modeling

Country: Netherlands

Community veteran and bird expert.

HENDRIX aka. DinosaurMan

“Lemme just bake that skin really quick!”
Programming, Texturing, Modeling

Country: Germany

-retired-
A biology student at Heidelberg University and classic rock enthusiast.

Simba

“I’ll finish the lion, soon!”
Texturing, Modeling

Country: India

-legendarily inactive-

Triceraptor Rex

Texturing, Modeling

Country: England

-inactive-

Longisquama

Texturing, Modeling

Country: Germany

-inactive-

Okeanos

Texturing, Modeling

Country: England

-retired-

BW avatarBrown Wolf

Texturing, Modeling, Rendering

Country: USA

-inactive-

Elizabeth avatarElizabeth

Texturing

Country: France

-inactive-

DM13 avieDudemeister

Modeling

Country: USA

-retired-

Eryel avieEryel

Texturing

Country: Spain

-retired-