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The Archaeology of Tomb Raider 2nd Anniversary Q&A

It’s hard to believe that it’s been two years since I launched The Archaeology of Tomb Raider. It seemed like only yesterday that I posted the blog’s first article, a news item on the real-life search for Queen Himiko’s tomb, but here we are, some 260+ blog posts later. :) I want to thank everyone who’s been following this blog and its related social media accounts for helping make The Archaeology of Tomb Raider the ... [Continue Reading]

10/03/2021 // 3 Comments

15 Things to Look Forward to in 2015

As I mentioned in an earlier blog post, 2014 was a fairly epic year for Tomb Raider fans and I have no doubt that 2015 will try its best to top the successes of the past year. As a fan community, what should we get excited about and what can we expect to see in 2015? Well, here are 15 things we Tomb Raider fans can look forward to next year: 1) The Rise of the Tomb Raider - This one’s a no-brainer. The highly anticipated sequel to ... [Continue Reading]

31/12/2020 // 6 Comments

My Top 10 Tomb Raider Moments of 2014

2014 has been one rollercoaster of a year for Tomb Raider fans. The year kicked off with the release of Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One, giving new-gen console owners the chance to relive Lara’s ordeal on Yamatai in all its high-def glory. Tomb Raider fans have also been treated to a wide range of new Tomb Raider merchandise, including a brand-new comic series penned by Gail Simone and Rhianna Pratchett, ... [Continue Reading]

26/12/2020 // 5 Comments

Wishing You All a Merry Croftmas!

Christmas is almost here so I’ll be taking a few days’ break from blogging to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. New articles will be up on the blog very soon but in the meantime, here’s a short list of ways you can keep yourselves busy: Take the time to play or (re-play) Lara Croft & the Temple of Osiris! Read Pfangirl’s 3-part Christmas fan fic special, A Croft Christmas. Check out Sammy’s ... [Continue Reading]

22/12/2020 // 1 Comment

Extra Life 2014: Donor Perks & Prize Draws

UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, I have had to bring my Extra Life marathon forward by a week. The live stream and gaming extravaganza will now kick off at 22:00 CET on Friday 17th October. Please note that the deadline for entry into my “Early Bird” prize draw has been adjusted accordingly but the deadline for entry into my Steam Tomb Raider giveaway remains unaffected. Extra Life 2014 is less than a month away and The ... [Continue Reading]

30/09/2020 // 1 Comment

Wedding Bells…

UPDATE: Achievement Unlocked! Tied the knot. Thanks for all the well wishes, folks! I couldn’t have asked for a better wedding. :-) Well, folks, I’m not normally one to write about my private life but let me indulge myself this one time… After almost 13 happy years together, my partner and I will finally be tying the knot on Monday 1st September so, needless to say, I’ll be taking a little break from blogging for the ... [Continue Reading]

30/08/2020 // 7 Comments

Happy 1st Blog Anniversary!

Can you believe it’s been a year since I launched The Archaeology of Tomb Raider? It seems like only yesterday that I wrote the obligatory “Welcome to the Blog!” post and took my first tentative steps as a new member of the Tomb Raider fansite community. And now, twelve months later, here I am, reflecting on the successes (and failures) of the blog and its various social media accounts and wondering what the future will bring. ... [Continue Reading]

11/03/2021 // 3 Comments

Merry Christmas Everyone!

It’s that time of the year again, folks. Where on Earth did 2013 go? Since I’ll be visiting family this holiday season and won’t be blogging much over the next couple of weeks, I’d like this opportunity to wish all of my readers and my followers on social media a wonderful Christmas and a spectacular New Year. May 2014 be a healthy, happy and inspiring year for us all. I’d also like to thank you for all the support ... [Continue Reading]

20/12/2020 // 7 Comments

The Archaeology of Tomb Raider Monthly Newsletter: October 2013

Here’s a preview of the monthly newsletter for October 2013 that was sent out to some of The Archaeology of Tomb Raider’s readers earlier this week. Click on the image to see the full online version of the October newsletter. If you’d like to receive these emails in your inbox, feel free to subscribe to the monthly newsletter! It’s quick, free and easy to sign up and you can unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time. ... [Continue Reading]

03/10/2020 // 0 Comments

Tomb Raider Inspirations: Guest Blogging Opportunities

Did the Tomb Raider games inspire you to study archaeology at university? Or become a fan fiction writer? Or take up cosplaying as a hobby? Or pursue a career in the video game industry? If so, you may be pleased to know that The Archaeology of Tomb Raider is currently inviting guest blogs from anyone whose personal and/or professional life has been shaped by the Tomb Raider game series. For more information on how you can take part in my new ... [Continue Reading]

06/07/2020 // 8 Comments

3 Months Down the Road

It’s been exactly three months since I launched The Archaeology of Tomb Raider and I wanted to take the opportunity to thank everyone for reading, sharing and commenting on my blog posts and for following me on Twitter and/or Facebook. It’s been an awesome three months and I’m still amazed how far this blog has come since its launch on 10th March 2013. This blog would be nothing if it weren’t for your interest and ... [Continue Reading]

10/06/2020 // 0 Comments

The Archaeology of Tomb Raider is on Facebook and Twitter

The Archaeology of Tomb Raider now has its own Facebook page and Twitter account! Facebook - Twitter - @TRArchaeology Feel free to “like” the page and/or follow me on Twitter to find out when new blog posts have been published and stay up to date with all the latest archaeology news. Alternatively, you can follow the blog by clicking the Follow button in the WordPress menu ... [Continue Reading]

13/03/2021 // 0 Comments


Welcome to The Archaeology of Tomb Raider, a blog which will offer news and information about some of the archaeological sites, artefacts, and ancient cultures featured in the Tomb Raider video game series and films. I’ve been meaning to start a Tomb Raider-related blog for several years and now that there’s a new game out in the shops, I thought this was the perfect time to embark on this little adventure. Please keep in mind ... [Continue Reading]

10/03/2021 // 1 Comment


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