It’s been a little quiet on the blogging front lately thanks to a slew of bank holidays and a heap of home improvements. But now it’s time to get back to business and see what the Tomb Raider fan community has been up to over the past couple of weeks. ;-)
Croft World’s Exclusive Interview with Jenn Croft
Brazilian fansite Croft World held an exclusive interview with TR fan and professional cosplayer Jenn Croft.
Check out the video to find out what Jenn had to say about Lara Croft and the Tomb Raider series, her cosplay career, and her work on her new Rise of the Tomb Raider costume.
The Oracle of Film Reviews “Tomb Raider: Underworld”
Luke, the self-styled “Oracle of Film”, recently took the time to play and review Tomb Raider: Underworld. Spoiler alert: I think it’s safe to say that the game wasn’t really his cup of tea.
Head on over to his blog to find out what he liked and disliked about this 2008 Crystal Dynamics game!
TholiaArt’s Fan Art Tribute to “Tomb Raider 2”
The amazingly talented TholiaArt has created her second piece of Tomb Raider fan art for the French fansite Tomb Raider Univers. This time around, she pays tribute to Tomb Raider 2’s Maria Doria levels.
My latest illustration for TombRaiderUnivers.com (@TRUnivers ) #LaraCroft #TombRaider #fanart Next one next month! http://t.co/W0EpR8AnuB—
Tholia (@TholiaArt) May 02, 2015
This is the latest in a series of specially-commissioned fan art for Tomb Raider Univers’s “20 Years of Tomb Raider”, a monthly series that was launched in April to commemorate the original game’s 20th anniversary next year. Lets’s see what Tholia has in store for June!
Mary Goodden Reviews “Tomb Raider” on Android
Mary Goodden, the blogger behind Well-Rendered, recently downloaded and played through the Android version of the 1996 Core Design classic, Tomb Raider 1.
Lara in my pocket: Tomb Raider on Android review (spoilers: it's awesome) well-rendered.com/2015/05/lara-i… #TombRaider #Android http://t.co/wYUOEsnSN1—
Mary Goodden (@marygoodden) May 03, 2015
Find out what she had to say about the app and her experience of playing Tomb Raider on a touchscreen by visiting her blog.
Tweets of the Week:
That injured pilot can wait while I raid some bird nests and secret tombs. He's not going anywhere, am I right? #TombRaider #PS4—
Heather May (@ThievingCat) May 08, 2015
Gaming magazines used to be celebrations of this hobby we love. Now, in a hunt for traffic, we give priority to negativity and criticism.—
Chris Scullion (@scully1888) May 07, 2015
You know you're a Tomb Raider (or Indy or Uncharted) fan when you stage a dramatic "discovery" photo every holiday http://t.co/0XDJr65XBH—
Noelle Adams (@pfangirl) May 08, 2015
40 Fathoms, love how claustrophobic this level feels, the blue and brown colours give a great sense of age and character to the sunken ship.—
James Hare (@RealityGlitch) May 07, 2015
Given the scuff marks, these are the most Angel of Darkness-y boots ever. #TombRaider http://t.co/vK9DWI77Xt—
Dax (@toboldlyhomo) May 05, 2015
Whenever you're faced with a challenge, just think, "what would Lara do?" http://t.co/SKeRm0FmU1—
BELLA EVE (@BellaEveeee) May 05, 2015
When I had to kill a T-Rex in Tomb Raider I kept saying "sorry babe" with a sad face. Look, he's so cute ♡ http://t.co/ip2Fbuhcot—
Eleanor Croft (@LeleMJCroft) May 07, 2015
It's never a good sign when a game gives you this much ammo... #TombRaider http://t.co/D1toRCx8Ds—
Mary Goodden (@marygoodden) May 05, 2015
Natla's older than our entire civilisation but according to Microsoft she looks like 29 y/o. She should win an award! http://t.co/fSGDJvAyso—
Fabienne (@GLaDyGamer) May 01, 2015
Can't believe I never knew: @TombRaiderArch is documenting #archaeology in the #TombRaider franchise 🙏 archaeologyoftombraider.com #Archaeogaming—
Dunstan Lowe (@Paigniographos) May 05, 2015
That’s all for this week, folks.
If you run a fansite or have created something you’d like me to feature in a future edition of Tomb Raided, please leave a comment below with a link to your work. All submissions will be reviewed and will be published on this blog at my discretion.