Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft in 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider'

“The Widescreen Adventures of Lara Croft” – Q&A With the Series’ Creator

The 2001 blockbuster Lara Croft: Tomb Raider was one of the first commercially successful films based on a video game series, but many fans might not be aware of the film’s troubled development. From numerous script revisions to Angelina Jolie’s initial reluctance to take on the role to a rushed …

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Tomb Raider fans celebrate the franchise's 25th anniversary

25 Ways ‘Tomb Raider’ Fans Celebrated Its 25th Anniversary

2021 was a big year for Tomb Raider fans as the popular video game (and film) franchise celebrated a new milestone: its 25th anniversary. The Crystal Dynamics community management team did a commendable job of commemorating this special occasion with a year-long program of online events, fan spotlights, and merchandise …

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Christophe Croft's Lara Croft Tonner Doll

Christophe Croft’s ‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ Tonner Doll Collection

Mattel may have released a Lara Croft Barbie doll to celebrate the release of the 2018 film but Tomb Raider fans have been collecting and creating custom clothing for their Tonner Doll Lara Croft dolls long before Alicia Vikander stepped into the intrepid adventurer’s boots. One of these devoted fans …

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Tomb Raider colouring book

‘Tomb Raider’ Colouring Book Coming in February 2019

Swap your game controller for a pack of coloured pencils and get ready to unleash your inner artist because Dark Horse Comics is publishing a Tomb Raider colouring book in February! The book, which has been created in conjunction with Square Enix, will celebrate some of Lara Croft’s greatest adventures …

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The History and Geography of Tomb Raider

Fan Project: History and Geography in ‘Tomb Raider’

Do you like learning about ancient history and faraway lands? Well, if you’re a regular visitor to this site, I think it’s safe to assume that you do. So let me point you in the direction of CroftManor’s phenomenal documentary series, History and Geography in Tomb Raider! History and Geography …

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Ross Kearney recreates Croft Manor in LEGO Worlds

‘Tomb Raider’ Fan Recreates Croft Manor in LEGO Worlds

There may not be a LEGO game set in the Tomb Raider universe (yet) but I’m sure many of us would sell our souls for a LEGO Tomb Raider game after seeing this fan-made recreation of Croft Manor. Die-hard Tomb Raider fan and LEGO aficionado Ross Kearney created a spectacular mash-up of Croft …

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2016 Official Tomb Raider Fansite Program Awards

The 2016 Official Tomb Raider Fansite Program Awards

In late 2016, Crystal Dynamics launched the very first annual Official Tomb Raider Fansite Program Awards as a way of showcasing the creativity and noteworthy achievements of this diverse (and highly talented) fan community. Two winners were chosen for each category – one voted for by the community of fansite …

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Jean Michel Thery's model of a mountain shrine from Tomb Raider 2013

Lara Croft Fan Builds Model of ‘Tomb Raider 2013’ Mountain Shrine

Long-time visitors to this site will probably be familiar with Tomb Raider fan Jean Michel Thery’s stunning hand-made dioramas. Over the years, he’s made models of Egyptian tombs and Mesoamerican pyramids, created an amazingly detailed diorama of an Angkorian temple similar to those seen in The Last Revelation and the first …

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Jean Michel Thery's "Well of Tears" model

Jean Michel Thery’s “Well of Tears” Model

Regular visitors to this blog will probably be familiar with Jean Michel Thery’s stunning Tomb Raider models, such as this Egyptian tomb model inspired by Last Revelation or this model of an Angkorian temple. For this beautiful work of art, Jean Michel drew inspiration from Tomb Raider 2013 and created a model …

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