The Chimu: Chan Chan

I wrote this article on 5/28/2020 in honor of Shadow of the Tomb Raider. However, beacuse it is the 25th anniversary this year, and the subject is Tomb Raider 1996 for February, I decided to feature this article in honor of the 25th anniversary! I also added the anniversary badge to it due to the fact this article also denotes an item found in the … Continue reading The Chimu: Chan Chan

The Grand Caiman Walk-through / Review

It has been 7 months since the release of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and we have just enjoyed another DLC for this game. I like these little windows into the base story. You can see how Lara goes adventuring into areas you have already been to in the main campaign. In this lovely chapter, Trinity is active once again and Lara must replace an … Continue reading The Grand Caiman Walk-through / Review

Bird Whistles & Chimu

  Special Note: roll over each number by the text and text of a picture including a link will pop up. I have always been fascinated with bird sounds. I can remember going on trips with my parents when very young and smiling when I heard them signing in the background in any of our family adventures. This of course extended into my adult life, … Continue reading Bird Whistles & Chimu

The Tumi Knife

Naylamp and the Tumi In History Let’s start with what we know about its beginning, that is avery good place to start. Do, re, mi … In all seriousness yes, let’s begin. … Later, the Sican were defeated and absorbed you might say into the Chimu culture where the Chimu adopted the Sican myth of Naylamp and other cultural traditions. During the takeover the Chimu … Continue reading The Tumi Knife

The Artful Influences of SOTTR Pt. 1

The Artful influences of Shadow of the Tomb Raider Written by Emma aka Okh Eshivar 11/07/2018 When you play through the game Shadow of the Tomb Raider you will notice many pre-Columbian influences. They are everywhere. Mostly in the same representation in little groups or separately, however, with these items in place in the game, it is easy to understand they did research the style … Continue reading The Artful Influences of SOTTR Pt. 1

Artifacts of SOTTR: The Urpu Jar of the Incas

Out of the many beautiful items created by the Inca the Spaniards were primarily interested in the gold and silver they held. Textiles and ceramics held no interest on their mission to horde as much gold from the Inca world as they could with little or no interest in nonviolent interaction. The Inca made these Urpu jars in a wide range of sizes from small … Continue reading Artifacts of SOTTR: The Urpu Jar of the Incas

My Shadow of the Tomb Raider Gameplay Review Spoilers! Pt. 1

Beware, there are spoilers in these parts. Please do not read this if you do not want to know anything. You have been warned so from this point you read at your own risk. Thank you.  (A special note on why I post warnings) It is out of pure respect and consideration to other people that have not even started to play the game that … Continue reading My Shadow of the Tomb Raider Gameplay Review Spoilers! Pt. 1

[NEW] The Maned Wolf of South America

  Staying with the Shadow of the Tomb Raider theme, I wanted to write an article based on South America because part of the game takes place there. So, let’s get started with exploring the Maned Wolf indigenous to South America. However, the Maned Wolf is not actually a wolf. As you can see, it looks like something from a Harry Potter book, “Fantastic Beasts and … Continue reading [NEW] The Maned Wolf of South America

And What About Paititi?

In Shadow of the Tomb Raider Lara travels to the lost city Paititi. In the original idea about Tomb Raider when Lara was called Lara Cruz she traveled to Eldorado. Find more info about it HERE. Here is an excerpt from the Tomb Raider Wiki.  Go to the previous link to read more or the links in the highlighted text below.  “I have discovered what I … Continue reading And What About Paititi?