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Tomb Raider

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Also known as: Tomb Raider Starring Lara Croft (full title)
Developer: Core Design
Publisher: Eidos Interactive, THQ
More details:Official game website, MobyGames, Wikipedia
Related games: DOS & Windows, 3dfx, Action-adventure

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File Details
  • executable: TRDEMO/TOMB.EXE
  • City of Vilcabamba Part 2
  • executable: TOMBRAID/TOMB.EXE
  • City of Vilcabamba Part 1
  • executable: TOMB3DEM/TOMB.EXE
  • Part 1 (3dfx version)
  • Extra
  • Windows
  • 6,868 kB (6.71 MB)

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Tomb Raider 1 + 2 + 3: €9.99


To play the 3dfx version of the demo, you will need a 3dfx-enabled build of DOSBox, with DOSBox ECE being the recommended choice (please see the links section below).

NOTE: This game has a native Windows version and also can be played on Windows directly using a third-party engine recreation (please see the links section below).

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Game description

Tomb Raider is a revolutionary 3D adventure that made popular the third-person perspective, just like DOOM popularised first-person shooter games.

You play as Lara Croft, English aristocratic heiress turned amateur archaeologist of the Indiana Jones variety. Lara is extremely fit and agile, and also proficient with various firearms, all of which is essential in her adventures. Contacted by the mysterious Jacqueline Natla, Lara sets off to find pieces of an ancient artifact scattered throughout the world.

Tomb Raider is often described as a third-person shooter, but you will find more adventuring and puzzle-solving elements here, comparable to Prince of Persia, than actual shooting, although you'll regularly face various baddies, mostly dangerous animals and supernatural beings. The playable demo was released in two separate parts that can be played in any order, but together showcase one of the early levels from the full game.

Description by MrFlibble


All weapons: Walk (holding [Shift]) one step forward, one step back, rotate in three full circles to the right, and jump backward with [Alt].

Level skip: Walk (holding [Shift]) one step forward, one step back, rotate in three full circles to the right, and jump forward with [Alt].

Unlimited ammo: Finish the game, then load any previously saved game. You'll start with all weapons and unlimited ammo. The game with also be tougher!

Description by VGTips

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Game video by Ancient DOS Games