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Guest Blog: My Female Gaming Role Model, Lara Croft


By Working Game Mom. Lara Croft is the star of “Tomb Raider”. She is probably one of, if not the, strongest female in video gaming (yes, I know the picture is of the movie adaptation, but what can I say, Angelina Jolie brings out my lesbian). My love for the Tomb Raider series started in … Continue reading »

Would You Visit a Fake Tomb?


Egyptian authorities recently announced that a replica of Tutankhamun’s tomb will be erected near the Luxor home of Howard Carter, where it will stay until the completion of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza in 2015. Although the real tomb (KV62) will remain open to the public for the time being, the officials hope that … Continue reading »

Lara’s Travels: KV5


You’d be forgiven for thinking that the KV5 level of Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation was rather dull and forgettable. There are no real tombs to explore, no noteworthy treasures to find and you spend most of your time driving a jeep through sand dunes, dodging grenades, and avoiding deadly spike pits. Perhaps the level … Continue reading »

10th November 2013 - New domain name is activated.


10th November 2013 - New domain name is activated.

The Versatile Blogger Award (Part 2)


I’ve been nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award! Actually, I’ve been nominated before but who doesn’t enjoy having their ego massaged once in a while? First of all, I’d like to thank the bloggers who nominated me for this award: Kevin Kutlesa, PP1MT of The Pew Pew Diaries, John Heatz, and the awesome folks over at 1001-Up.Com. Be sure … Continue reading »

Why I Blog About Archaeology (and Tomb Raider)


Doug, author of the blog Doug’s Archaeology, will be hosting a blogging carnival on the subject of archaeology and blogging in the lead-up to next year’s Society for American Archaeology (SAA) conference. Each month, Doug will post a question on his blog and invite other bloggers to share their thoughts and opinions. Since it sounds … Continue reading »

The First Lady of Chinese Archaeology


Trowelblazers recently published an article I wrote for them on the career of the Chinese archaeologist Zheng Zhenxiang and her discovery of the tomb of the Shang Dynasty female general and priestess Lady Fu Hao. Although this isn’t strictly Tomb Raider-related, I know that a lot of you are interested in archaeology and female archaeologists so … Continue reading »

The 10 Scariest Tomb Raider Enemies: The Best of the Rest


Ready for yet another list of the scariest Tomb Raider enemies of all time? The other two lists, The 10 Scariest Tomb Raider Enemies: The Core Design Years and The 10 Scariest Tomb Raider Enemies: The Crystal Dynamics Years, have proved spectacularly popular and were even featured on the official Tomb Raider Facebook page as part of … Continue reading »

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