February 6, 2011

World Croft Interview with Toby Gard

Toby Gard
Toby Gard
Tomb Raider fan Richard Bentham recently recorded a podcast with Toby Gard for the Brazilian fan site World Croft. In the first installment of their interview, Gard, who was the lead designer of the original Tomb Raider as well as writer, designer and consultant for the Crystal Dynamics Tomb Raider games, discusses how he got started as an artist, some design inspirations and the challenges facing game designers today.

The interview is in English with Portuguese subtitles. Listen below or on the World Croft site.

Also, be sure to check out Toby's new web comic, Otherworld, at www.tobygard.com or www.otherworldcomic.com and Richard's Tomb Raider fiction in the Extras section at World Croft.

UPDATE - February 12: Part 2 is now available.


  1. i am doing a report about Toby Gard in school and i need to know info about him there isn't much info so what do i do Stella?
    your fan,
    Britney Svendsen

    1. Hi, Britney. I'm sorry I didn't see this comment sooner. I wish you'd emailed me. I would love to have helped. If it's not too late please get in touch. The "Contact Stella" link near the top of the right column) has my email and a web form. Again, my apologies for not responding sooner.