The Macuahuitl From SOTTR

Welcome Tomb Raider fans! In Shadow of the Tomb Raider we see a lot of Trinity guards loyal to the cult of Kukulcan. If you notice the guard in this screenshot from Shadow of the Tomb Raider he is holding an Aztec sword called a Macuahuitl. These are an excellent example of the actual archaeological elements used in this game. Throughout the gameplay we see … Continue reading The Macuahuitl From SOTTR

Xquic & The Path Home

When you play the 7th DLC The Path Home, there is another Challenge Tomb called: Mother Protector. This is a story of the creator of the silver box of Ix Chel and the beings that were protecting it, the Yaaxil. Lara follows the path that leads her to the place of the stela, which is in a giant statue that Lara identifies as Xquic. The … Continue reading Xquic & The Path Home

The Artful Influences of SOTTR Pt. 2: The Stela

  As you play through the Paititi area of SOTTR you will notice this stela. As you can see the one pictured in the game bares a strong resemblance to Stela “A” or 18 Rabbit. There are other stela of 18Rabbit, but this one is the closest to the one in the game. Though the name is unusual, it is the name of a famous … Continue reading The Artful Influences of SOTTR Pt. 2: The Stela

This year so far in Tomb Raider Highlights

    As every fan knows of this fabulous franchise, we are waiting for the Shadow of the Tomb Raider game in September. However, what else took place so far in this very Tomb Raider year?   Close to the beginning, we were treated to a new movie starring Alicia Vikander as Lara and I must say she did a wonderful job bringing our favourite … Continue reading This year so far in Tomb Raider Highlights

SOTTR Maya King Yaxun B’alam IV

As we watched the newest full game trailer unfold for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, we are treated to many lavish shots of various jungle settings. We see a nacom a Maya official who performs the cutting out of the heart. He is clad in traditional garb and painted accordingly to perform a ritualistic heart removal sacrifice, where the boy is held over a convex stone by attendants to push … Continue reading SOTTR Maya King Yaxun B’alam IV

Path of the Stars Latest! Update!

Earlier today, I solved the latest Path of the Stars puzzle and was delighted to see a star chart of Orion. Okay here is the screenshot of my game on my computer screen: UPDATE! Wednesday, 18, 2018 11:00am You might wish to give this a listen! It is the latest crowd unlock audio clip from “The Path of the Stars” game. I teased this earlier … Continue reading Path of the Stars Latest! Update!

The Maya & Eclipses!

By now we all know about the forthcoming game, “Shadow of the Tomb Raider” So, we also know that it appears to be centered in Mesoamerica. The symbol of the eclipse connected to the new game had me excited. I have no idea at the moment how an eclipse ties into Lara Croft for this new game, or even if it does at all. But … Continue reading The Maya & Eclipses!