Noelle Adams as Classic Lara Croft

#LiveMoreLara: An Interview With Noelle ‘Pfangirl’ Adams

In the absence of any substantial Tomb Raider news, I thought I’d devote some time to getting in touch with other fan community members to learn more about their projects and how they feel about the current state of the Tomb Raider franchise and fan base. I decided to interview one of my favourite people …

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

Jason Chester’s ‘Tomb Raider II’ Low-Polygon 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 ground-breaking 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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Lara Croft-themed outfits in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Lara Croft Meets ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’

Looking for ways to bring some Tomb Raider flair to your island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Well, thanks to the creative efforts of the Crystal Dynamics community management team, your Animal Crossing character will soon be able to don a number of Lara Croft-inspired outfits and decorate their island home with some Tomb Raider-themed …

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Royal Mail's Tomb Raider miniature sheet stamps

Royal Mail Issues Set of ‘Tomb Raider’ Stamps

The Royal Mail is celebrating the best of British retro gaming and software ingenuity with a special collection of postage stamps. Designed by Supple Studios and Bitmap Books and created in conjunction with the UK Interactive Entertainment Association, the stamp collection is a heartfelt tribute to the early days of the British gaming industry and …

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Decorative skulls seen in Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Cozumel level (Image credit: Tomb Raider Horizons)

Arte-Factual: Mexican Sugar Skulls

The Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, is a multi-day festival in which Mexican families honour and remember their dead, celebrating their lives, building colourful altars for them, and welcoming their spirits back to Earth for an all-too-brief but deeply cherished reunion with their loved ones. Preparations normally begin in October and culminate …

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‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition’ Announced

Square Enix has announced that a definitive edition of Shadow of the Tomb Raider will be released on November 5, 2019, and will contain all available content to date as well as some brand new content and gameplay features. Those who already own a copy of the Croft Edition and season pass will be able …

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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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In Our Time: A Podcast Series on the History of Ideas

If you’re looking for a podcast series that explores a wide range of topics in an intellectual, yet informal manner, then BBC Radio 4’s acclaimed series In Our Time will be right up your alley. Launched in October 1998, this popular radio discussion series presented by Melvyn Bragg attracts over two million listeners each week …

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Ch'arki and chuños, as seen in Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Taste Raider: Ch’arki and Chuños (Part 2)

Whenever we think of culture or cultural identity, we may be tempted to think of arts and crafts, mythology, literature, clothing, rituals. But food and culinary traditions are also forms of cultural expression and can give us a deeper insight into that culture’s history, development, and values. In this edition of Tomb Raider Horizon’s food-centric …

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