February 19, 2017

Play Tomb Raider 1 in HD with Glidos – Free

The developer of Glidos is offering the program free for a limited time. Just visit glidos.net, sign up for a free account, and then follow the instructions to download and install the program.

In case you're not familiar with Glidos, it's a utility that provides Glide emulation for DOS, allowing games like the original Tomb Raider and the Unfinished Business expansion to run in higher detail on modern computers. Features include:

  • Support for the GOG and Steam versions of Tomb Raider
  • Supports high-resolution textures (with optional texture packs from Tomb Raider Xtra)
  • Restores PlayStation quality to the Full Motion Video cutscenes (with optional FMV pack)
  • Restores full PlayStation audio tracks (with optional audio pack)
  • Supports True3D via 3D monitors or red/blue anaglyph glasses

Tomb Raider with Glidos
Tomb Raider before and after Glidos and Tomb Raider Xtra HD textures. Image courtesy of Edison School Blog.

Glidos also works with various other popular DOS games, including Descent II, Redguard, Carmageddon, Extreme Assault, Grand Theft Auto, Dreams to Reality, Blood, Screamer 2, and Red Baron.

If you try Glidos and end up loving it as much as I do, you can show your support by spreading the word or making a PayPal donation through the Glidos site.

February 15, 2017

Lara Croft Funko POP! Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Alison B. from the U.K.! She's won this adorable Lara Croft POP! vinyl figure from Funko.

Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway and helped to spread the word. If you didn't win this time, we'll be giving away another Tomb Raider POP!, along with a bunch of other fabulous prizes as part of the Tomb Raider Community Team's Extra Life fundraiser in November. Follow me on social media or subscribe to this blog through Bloglovin' for updates. Or, if you must have your little Lara now, you can find her on Amazon or Amazon UK.

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February 4, 2017

Lara Croft Funko POP! Giveaway

Attention collectors! I'm giving away this adorable, vinyl Tomb Raider POP! figure from Funko. She stands about 3¾ inches tall and sports Lara's classic/Anniversary inspired outfit, braid, and pistols.

This contest is open to fans worldwide.* There are four ways to enter. Use the entry form below to choose any/all that appeal to you.
  1. Follow me on Twitter (@stellalune)
  2. Retweet the contest announcement. Change the text if you like, but please include a link to this blog post and tag me (@stellalune) so I can see your entry. (You can do this once per day for bonus entries.)
  3. Visit Stella's Tomb Raider Site on Facebook.
  4. Let me know which Tomb Raider character you'd like to see as the next Funko POP! figure by clicking the link on the entry form below and then commenting on this post. (See my example below.)
One lucky winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries and announced here (and on my social media) on Lara's birthday, February 14. As always, feel free to contact me with any questions.

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