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 drops but it was the …

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Jason Chester's model of the Dragon's Lair from Tomb Raider II

Jason Chester’s ‘Tomb Raider II’ Low-Poly Blender Models

Earlier this year, I interviewed Tomb Raider fan and Blender model designer Jason Chester to learn more about his incredible series of low-polygon models based on the groundbreaking 1996 game. And, as promised, he went on to create a series of models based on the 1997 sequel, completing this mammoth task in late May 2020. …

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Jason Chester's model of the Lost Valley from Tomb Raider I

Jason Chester’s Low-Poly ‘Tomb Raider’ Blender Models

Tomb Raider fans never cease to find creative new ways to celebrate their fandom and pay tribute to the games that inspire them and Jason Chester is no exception. For the past few months, Jason has designed and created low-poly models of each of Tomb Raider I's levels, all which can be found in his …

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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 is Christophe Croft, who has …

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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 and will feature 45 highly-detailed, …

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider gear guide

‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ – Cosplayers Guide

Ever since the "End of the Beginning" trailer made its public debut on April 27, cosplayers around the world have been begging for reference pictures of Lara Croft's Shadow of the Tomb Raider outfit. And with E3 and Gamescom just around the corner, co-developer Crystal Dynamics decided to lend cosplayers a helping hand by publishing …

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Lara Croft poses in front of the Temple of Horus at Edfu (Image credit: Lori of Survivor Reborn)

Survivor Reborn Takes Lara Croft on an Egyptian Adventure

Survivor Reborn admin Lori and her husband Jay recently spent ten incredible days in Egypt and brought along their Rock Candy Lara Croft figure, who was more than happy to pose for photos in front of some of the country's key attractions. From the pyramids at Giza to the Graeco-Roman ruins of Alexandria, from the …

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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 in Tomb Raider is the …

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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 Manor in LEGO Worlds, a …

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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 administrators and the other chosen by …

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