Features

Screenshot from Rise of the Tomb Raider's Syria level

Need some help navigating this site? Then here’s a handy guide to some of Tomb Raider Horizons’ main features and most popular articles.

Blog posts have been grouped by category and listed in the order of publication, i.e. oldest to most recent. Please note that this isn’t a complete archive of all the articles that have been published on this site. If you’re looking for something specific, feel free to use the drop-down menus or search function in the side menu.

Where to Begin?

Here are shortcuts to the main sections and features on this site.

  • Arte-Factual – Articles about art and artefacts featured in the Tomb Raider franchise.
  • Gods & Monsters Articles about the myths, gods, and legendary creatures featured in the franchise.
  • Lara’s Travels – Articles about the places Lara Croft has visited over the years.
  • Taste Raider – Articles about the dishes and foodstuffs shown or mentioned in the Tomb Raider franchise.
  • Tomb Raider Tidbits Random observations related to the games or films and their development.
  • Fan Creations Fan art, cosplay, fan films, fan-made documentaries, and interviews with members of the Tomb Raider fan community.
  • Educational Resources Articles, videos, and other resources for studying archaeology, art, and languages.

And here are some recommended reads for first-time visitors to this site.

Arte-Factual 

Looking for articles about the art and artefacts featured in the Tomb Raider games, films, and printed media? Then check out the articles listed below:

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Gods & Monsters

Here you will find a list of the articles I’ve written about the gods, supernatural beings, and legendary creatures featured in the franchise.

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Lara’s Travels

Learn more about the places that Lara Croft has visited over the years and the places that inspired some of the franchise’s most memorable settings.

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Taste Raider

Food is an intrinsic part of every human culture and in this Tomb Raider Horizons feature, I examine some of the dishes and ingredients that have appeared or been mentioned in the Tomb Raider franchise.

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Tomb Raider Tidbits

Random observations and trivia about the games and spin-off media that don’t neatly fit under any of the other categories on this site.

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Educational Resources

Online courses, databases, recommended blogs, and other educational material for those who wish to learn more about archaeology, art history, Egyptology, or any of the other topics dealt with on this site.

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Academic Resources on Tomb Raider, Lara Croft, and ArchaeoGaming

Looking for research papers, articles, or videos about the depiction of archaeology in the Tomb Raider franchise? Want to learn more about the multidisciplinary field of archaeogaming? Here are some useful resources to get you started.

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All of the articles published on Tomb Raider Horizons were written by Kelly McGuire unless stated otherwise. Please ask for the author’s permission before republishing or translating any of the articles published here and include a link back to the original article.

Lara Croft and Tomb Raider are trademarks of the Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Interactive Corporation group of companies. All rights reserved.


Last updated: November 29, 2022.

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