Exploring the Great Sphinx

January 31, 2020 11:47 am We all remember the Sphinx and several other levels involving the Sphinx in Tomb Raider 4. TR4  is on my list of favourites simply because of my background in Egyptology and how much Egypt is in this game. It was a wonderful romp for our Lara through Egypt’s ancient history and the many archaeological inspirations featured throughout the game. Through … Continue reading Exploring the Great Sphinx

[New] Machu Picchu, Peru

  Having traveled globally for years and visited ancient sites myself, the subject of Peru was bound to come up. Peru is a place our Lara has traveled to in the past. Though there is one outstanding place that she has not ventured and that is Machu Picchu. However, Vilcabamba  (Espíritu Pampa) is only a few hundred miles away from Machu Picchu, and we all know … Continue reading [New] Machu Picchu, Peru

Latest Tomb Raider News!

Hello All! I have more Tomb Raider news to share. I recently received information from Crystal Dynamics that DirectX 12 shall be added to Rise of the Tomb Raider. This is marvellous news for those with older computers! Here is an excerpt from the Developers blog about this. You can also read more about this here>>>> Jurjen Katsman, Studio Head at Nixxes Software [Our developer … Continue reading Latest Tomb Raider News!

[New] My Experience with Endurance Mode

  Most of you may have heard about the latest DLC from “Rise of the Tomb Raider” called “Endurance Mode” which you access through “Expeditions” I went away on a vacation, and when I returned, I discovered it had been launched. I was not too sure about this method of gameplay, for I had heard mixed reviews about it. Some said it was a new … Continue reading [New] My Experience with Endurance Mode

Rise’s Baba Yaga DLC Update (spoilers/historical)

Crystal Dynamics! Baba Yaga Trailer UPDATE: Some Spoilers READ MORE ABOUT THE DLC DETAILS: You can learn all about the details of the latest DLC at the Xbox site. Rather than copying and pasting the entire page of info, I am offering a link. Most of it I have already added, but this goes into more depth about the add-on and various features. THE DETAILS  Glad … Continue reading Rise’s Baba Yaga DLC Update (spoilers/historical)

Kitezh: A Legend With Tangible Roots!(Spoilers) 20th Celebration

20 years of raiding! Please note that his article belongs to a series in celebration of the forthcoming 20th anniversary of Tomb Raider. By now we know that Lara goes to Siberia in pursuit of the lost city of Kitezh (Russian: Ки́теж)  However, did you know that the actual Lake Svetloyar where the city is supposedly located is not in Siberia but western Russia? It is … Continue reading Kitezh: A Legend With Tangible Roots!(Spoilers) 20th Celebration

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My Interview with Earl Baylon!

  Ladies and gentlemen I have recently had the pleasure of interviewing the talented and kind actor  (Earl Baylon) who brought Jonah to life in the 2013 reboot of Tomb Raider and again in Rise of the Tomb Raider.  Earl has brought Jonah into our hearts and shown him to be a strong, loyal friend to Lara, who would follow her anywhere. I would say he … Continue reading My Interview with Earl Baylon!

Next Article: The Maya Tulum Ruins,Quintana Roo, Mexico

 Tomb Raider 20 Tid Bit In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Tomb Raider, I am adding a new section to my fansite called Tomb Raider 20 Tid Bit. I decided to re-blog this article I wrote when I explored the ruins of Tulum. Look for the first article for Tomb Raider 20 Tid Bit in about a week. For now, enjoy the article.    … Continue reading Next Article: The Maya Tulum Ruins,Quintana Roo, Mexico