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Raidercast

Raidercast

By Chris Carpineti
Dusting the cobwebs from gaming history and taking a deep dive into the myths, monsters, and mysteries of all things Tomb Raider and Lara Croft!
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15: The Science of Tomb Raider
In this special episode, I chat with astrophysicist, gamer, (and husband!) Dr. Carpineti about Lara's cosmically-entangled adventures. Inspired by the upcoming eclipse visible from parts of South America, we chat about the science behind how outer space is presented across the Tomb Raider games and films. Follow Alfredo on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drcarpineti Check out our other podcast 'The Astroholic Explains': https://anchor.fm/theastroholicexplains -------------------------------------------  Like Raidercast? Check out the merch! https://linktr.ee/raidercastmerch Follow along: https://twitter.com/RaidercastPod https://facebook.com/Raidercast https://instagram.com/Raidercast https://twitter.com/illucifer
34:17
December 13, 2020
14: Rebooting Lara Croft - An Interview With Rhianna Pratchett
Five years ago Rise of the Tomb Raider was released, and to celebrate the occasion I chatted with the wonderful narrative designer and writer Rhianna Pratchett!  Check out some TR-tees! http://www.linktr.ee/raidercastmerch Follow along at: http://twitter.com/raidercastpod http://twitter.com/illucifer http://instagram.com/raidercast http://instagram.com/illucifer
40:28
November 27, 2020
13: The Monster Manual Vol. 2
Monster Manual Vol 2 invites returning special guest Sacha Coward to tell us more about the real-world myths behind some of Tomb Raider's cursed critters.   Follow Sacha on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/sacha_coward Like Raidercast? Check out the merch! https://linktr.ee/raidercastmerch Follow along: https://twitter.com/RaidercastPod https://facebook.com/Raidercast  https://instagram.com/Raidercast  https://twitter.com/illucifer
38:43
November 13, 2020
12: The Horror of Tomb Raider - Halloween Special
We're going down a spooky path for Halloween! Special guest, author, and artist, Claire Waller talks about her journey with Lara, and we discuss our top three moments of horror in Tomb Raider!  Follow Claire on twitter @adarkwhimsy.
41:18
October 30, 2020
11: An Interview With Jonell Elliott
Welcome back to Raidercast! For the premiere of Season 2, I sat down for a world-first interview with the one and only Jonell Elliot, the voice of Lara Croft 1999-2003! 
29:10
October 18, 2020
10: Letters to Lara
The S1 finale of Raidercast is for the community, by the community. A love letter to Tomb Raider and Lara Croft across the ages, with personal stories of the impact they've had on our lives. This is why the series is still important! 
1:16:30
June 19, 2020
09: The Journal of Richard Croft
What if Lara Croft wasn't the star? In the Survivor timeline, Lara's father is massively important to the story. We investigate her 'daddy's issues', and ask what if we had a Tomb Raider game where he was the main character instead, and how would it work? 
20:37
June 5, 2020
08: Lara's Legacy ft Melonie Mac
Our special guest in this episode is known for her Tomb Raider Twitch livestreams, cosplay, and fan art. We go on a journey to Lara's roots and examine how her character and motivations grew, evolved, and even outright changed over time.   Melonie's channels can be found in the following places: http://twitch.tv/meloniemac http://youtube.com/meloniemac
29:34
May 22, 2020
07: Lara's Inferno and Demonology
How does Tomb Raider's depiction of demons and demonology compare to our real-world myths? This episode strayed into some pretty dark territory. I don't expect it'll actually give anyone nightmares, but some parts are chilling! Just don't listen in the dark, and don't go wandering off into any lakes if you think you can hear a baby crying, ok?
22:48
May 8, 2020
06 - Pyramids and Sand
Venture back to the myths of ancient Egypt with a special guest, and behold the war of Horus and Set! 
39:11
April 24, 2020
05 - Endgame
In this episode I'm going to blow the lid off an in-game conspiracy that was hidden in plain sight since the very beginning. Join me as I investigate the artefacts of Tomb Raider, the race behind them, and a grand unifying theory that ties everything together. 
17:45
April 10, 2020
04 - The Monster Manual Vol. 1
In this episode, Sacha Coward and I investigate some of the Tomb Raider series' monsters and the myths they're based on. 
44:12
March 27, 2020
03 - The Cataclysm of Atlantis
In this episode, I delve into Lara's debut adventure and investigate an unearthly civilisation from the dawn of time. 
25:17
March 13, 2020
02 - Calling Ms. Croft: An Interview With Shelley Blond
In this episode, I'm joined on the phone by my first special guest: Lara Croft's original voice actress, Shelley Blond, for a conversation about globetrotting, and Lara's relevance in 2020.
17:10
February 28, 2020
01 - An Introduction To Raiding Tombs
In this first episode, join me on a nostalgic adventure as I think back over my Tomb Raider journey from its roots until the present day. 
47:07
February 14, 2020