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Level Up Your Cosplay With ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Gear Up Guides

Back in December 2015, Crystal Dynamics launched a series of “Gear Up Guides” aimed at cosplayers, fan artists, and other creative types. The guides consist of several high-res shots of Lara’s outfits and gear and include notes from Rise of the Tomb Raider’s Art Director, Brenoch Adams. For the benefit of aspiring cosplayers, I’ve added links to cosplay tutorials and videos where possible. Don’t forget that a wealth of information, reference pictures, and handy tips for crafting many of Lara’s outfits and accessories can be found over at ... [Continue Reading]

January 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tomb Raider Fun at San Diego Comic-Con 2015

Update: Crystal Dynamics have posted a full event guide on the official Tomb Raider blog. Head on over there to find out what Comic-Con attendees can look forward to and how you can win a Rise of the Tomb Raider-branded Xbox One (open to US residents only). Planning on attending this year’s San Diego Comic-Con? If so, make sure you jot down 11th July 2015 in your diary as it’s going to be one heck of a Tomb Raider extravaganza! The day’s activities will kick off at 10:00 PDT with a special event for Lara Croft/Tomb Raider cosplayers at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. ... [Continue Reading]

June 28, 2015 // 2 Comments

Tomb Raided - Issue 4

Another week, another issue of Tomb Raided. And what a busy week it’s been. Not just here at The Archaeology of Tomb Raider but all over the TR fan community. The TR fan community is nothing if not dedicated.. :) Before we look at what others have been up to over the past week, here’s a brief recap of some of the recent posts you may have missed here at The Archaeology of Tomb Raider: Lara’s Travels: Strahov District, Prague - A look at the real-life Strahov district, which was briefly seen in Angel of Darkness. Rise of the Tomb Raider Will Be at E3 2015 - This is ... [Continue Reading]

May 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Tomb Raided - Issue 3

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 ... [Continue Reading]

May 9, 2015 // 3 Comments

Tomb Raided - Issue 1

Long-time followers of this blog may recall “Unearthed”, an old weekly feature I used to run that featured news and views from across the Tomb Raider fan community as well as links to news articles on archaeological discoveries. Well, I’ve decided to revive that feature in the form of “Tomb Raided”, which will turn the spotlight on some of the articles and artistic creations of our passionate and talented fan community. Since this is my first issue of Tomb Raided, I appreciate any feedback you can give me. Feel free to leave your comments below. :) JHNGames ... [Continue Reading]

April 19, 2015 // 5 Comments

A Beginner’s Guide to “Rise of the Tomb Raider” Cosplay

Game Informer’s recently-published Rise of the Tomb Raider Gear Guide has undoubtedly put a smile on the faces of countless Tomb Raider cosplayers and presented them with the challenge of finding (or crafting) Lara’s new outfit and gear in time for the next convention or fan meet-up. UPDATE: If you’d like to create your own Rise of the Tomb Raider costume, visit LaraCroftCosplay.Com for cosplay tips and tutorials! The guide was created in collaboration with Crystal Dynamics’ Senior Community Manager Meagan Marie, who is herself an avid cosplayer, and is an in-depth ... [Continue Reading]

February 23, 2015 // 6 Comments

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