January 12, 2006

Tomb Raider-A reference list.

1. Offical Tomb Raider Website In this site I information about the upcoming Tomb Raider game. The site also has information about all of the previous games in the series. I never realized how big Lara Croft is; the site has her whole back-story, her outfits, gear, and photos. There are forums devoted to the game as well as other links. I found this site to be very useful.

2. Tomb Raider News I found this website useful because not only does it have information on all of the games in the series, it also has information on the Tomb Raider franchise. It also has offical links and links to numerous fanfiction links. I never realized how many fan sites there are for Tomb Raider.

3.Wikipedia This site gives detailed information on the series and Lara Croft. It goes through her background, repertoire, even romantic history. I found this website extremely useful.

4.Tomb Raider Inc This site has recent information on the Tomb Raider: Legends and the previos games in the series. It also goes through the many cheat codes of all of the games within the series.

5. The Croft Times is a great site where I found a large amount of information about Lara Croft.

6. Virtual Characters Analyses the appearance of characters and the realism of game characters. I found this article useful because Lara Croft and other characters are described and Laura is compared to her on screen self: Angelina Jolie.

7. Game Studies This is an article that examines games that tell a story such as Tomb Raider. I found this very useful because it has a lot to do with the series of Tomb Raider.

8. The Myth of Ergodic Video games is about the interactivity of players and games.

9. Does Laura Croft Wear Fake Polygons? This is about the gender analysis of Laura Croft. I found this article very useful because it asks questions of sexuality in games and feminism.

10.Who is Lara Croft?
This website examines the life behind the adventuress and ticks of the trade to beat this game.

Posted by Kayla Lukacs at January 12, 2006 12:11 PM | TrackBack

Good job -- your description of what you find at these sites really makes the collection very useful.

Posted by: Dennis G. Jerz at January 12, 2006 02:55 PM

Kayla, I just wanted to bring up a very minor detail about Lara Croft. Every spelling that I have seen of her name has been LARA, not Laura. Just a thought that you might want to look into when referring to her.

Posted by: Leslie Rodriguez at January 12, 2006 11:06 PM

Thanks Leslie. Now I know how much I don't pay attention to detail!:P

Posted by: Kayla at January 12, 2006 11:29 PM
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