History NightmareFuel / TombRaider

11th Jul '17 8:37:18 AM larry4163
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**Even worse, if you happened to have been playing the 1996 original, it's possible that when it first happened you might have missed the name "Midas" inscribed on the base of (what's left of) the statue due to the pixelated graphics and [[SchmuckBait the hand and a nearby boulder]] [[GuideDangIt obscuring it from your peripheral vision.]] The fact that the "statue" apparently wasn't rendered anywhere above the calfs and instead ended at the ceiling likely didn't help either.



* The huge drop in the final two levels which gives poor Lara time to scream three times before falling to her death. Oh yes, and the floor is made of magma that causes Lara's corpse to burst into flames as soon as she hits it.

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* The huge drop in the final two levels which gives poor Lara time to scream three times before falling to her death. Oh yes, and the floor is made of magma that causes [[TheresNoKillLikeOverkill Lara's corpse to burst into flames as soon as she hits it.]]
15th Mar '17 9:07:12 PM Bat178
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* The invincible sea creature found during the obligatory water stage. It can't be killed, is incredibly fast, and has an unusual looking mouth full of sharp teeth just waiting to gobble you up.

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* The invincible sea creature found during in the obligatory water stage.Bio-research Facility and Aquatic Research Area. It can't be killed, is incredibly fast, and has an unusual looking mouth full of sharp teeth just waiting to gobble you up.
15th Mar '17 7:41:42 PM Bat178
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* The deformed prisoners in the Sanitarium. It doesn't help that they run at you pretty fast.

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* The deformed prisoners in the Sanitarium. It doesn't help that they run at you pretty fast. The clawed ones in the Maximum Containment Area are even worse.
17th Nov '16 2:14:49 PM WoebegoneShe-wolf
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* Most players when they get to the end of the first level will use a zipline to cross a massive pit and reach the finish. More inquisitive players may decide to climb down and check out what shiny powerups could be down there. When you finally get off the cliff and onto the pit floor, as you're about halfway across the pit, a T-rex pops out of the cave in front of you.
** Then, should you kill (or just run past) the T-rex and find the secret hidden at the back of the cavern and start to run back, a ''second'' T-rex appears.

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* Most players when they get to the end of the first level will use a zipline to cross a massive pit and reach the finish. More inquisitive players may decide to climb down and check out what shiny powerups could be down there. When [[spoiler:When you finally get off the cliff and onto the pit floor, as you're about halfway across the pit, a T-rex pops out of the cave in front of you.
you.]]
** Then, [[spoiler:Then, should you kill (or just run past) the T-rex and find the secret hidden at the back of the cavern and start to run back, a ''second'' T-rex appears.]]



* The spiders in ''Franchise/TombRaider II'' are quite creepy, what with how they tend to suddenly appear and the loud shuffling sound they make as they move around. The [[GiantSpider giant ones]] in the Temple of Xian level are [[SpidersAreScary much, much worse]]. And they're encountered in a [[OhCrap dark cave filled with huge webs]].

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* The spiders in ''Franchise/TombRaider II'' are quite creepy, what with how they tend to suddenly appear and the loud shuffling sound they make as they move around. The [[spoiler:The [[GiantSpider giant ones]] in the Temple of Xian level are [[SpidersAreScary much, much worse]]. And they're encountered in a [[OhCrap dark cave filled with huge webs]].]]
28th Sep '16 6:32:03 PM ThePoppyBrosSr
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** The hag in the page image deserves special mention. It is a creature that zealously guards a certain item, and when you try to approach said item, it grabs Lara and hammers her stomach with its elbow, forcing a return to the surface for air. You have to trick it into a cage at one point, which results in it getting taken out of the water and eaten alive by the changelings, which you don't get to see by virtue of the camera angle but can certainly hear.
28th Sep '16 6:27:16 PM ThePoppyBrosSr
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* The "entombing of Set" cutscene shows his host placed in a sarcophagus, as a spiked ceiling slowly descends on to the body. The camera cuts to the drains on the contraption, through which blood now freely flows.

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* The "entombing of Set" cutscene shows his host him placed in a sarcophagus, as a spiked ceiling slowly descends on to the onto his body. The camera cuts to the drains on the contraption, through which blood now freely flows.
28th Sep '16 6:12:02 PM ThePoppyBrosSr
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** Lara's death at the hands of the Abomination. It grabs her by the leg (and she is clearly terrified,) then proceeds to thoroughly wreck her stuff by smashing her against the floor three times (all the while you hear her bones breaking with each hit). Once the Abomination, with its head turned 90º to the right, notices Lara is dead, it just casually drops her body (which is now mangled enough that it easily contorts upon impact) to the floor. The scene seems to play out like a child given a very noisy toy trying to make it stop by breaking it, which makes for some [[FridgeHorror Fridge Horror]] as to the Abomination's mental state. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2W2K8oUplw&t=2m18s Observe.]]

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** Lara's death at the hands of the Abomination. It grabs her by the leg (and she is clearly terrified,) then proceeds to thoroughly wreck her stuff by smashing her against the floor three times (all the while you hear her bones breaking with each hit). Once the Abomination, with its head turned 90º to the right, Abomination notices Lara is dead, it just casually drops her body (which is now mangled enough that it easily contorts upon impact) to the floor. The scene seems to play plays out like a child given trying to quiet a very noisy toy trying to make it stop by breaking it, which makes for some [[FridgeHorror Fridge Horror]] as to the Abomination's mental state. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2W2K8oUplw&t=2m18s Observe.]]
28th Sep '16 6:08:31 PM ThePoppyBrosSr
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** And there's her death at the hands of the aforementioned Abomination where it scoops a ''terrified and screaming Lara'' in one hand while dangling her by ''one leg'' then proceeds to ''thoroughly wreck her stuff'' by '''brutally smashing her against the floor three times (all the while you hear the sickening, breaking and crushing of her bones).''' Once the Abomination, with its head turned 90º to the right, notices the now very broken Lara is dead, it just casually drops her body (which is now mangled enough that it ''easily contorts upon impact'') to the floor as though she were some toy. Indeed, the scene seems to play out like a child given a very noisy toy trying to make it stop by breaking it adding to the [[FridgeHorror Fridge Horror]] as the Abomination seems to very developmentally delayed. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2W2K8oUplw The end of this video (2:18) displays the scene in question.]]

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** And there's her Lara's death at the hands of the aforementioned Abomination where it scoops a ''terrified and screaming Lara'' in one hand while dangling Abomination. It grabs her by ''one leg'' the leg (and she is clearly terrified,) then proceeds to ''thoroughly thoroughly wreck her stuff'' stuff by '''brutally smashing her against the floor three times (all the while you hear the sickening, her bones breaking and crushing of her bones).''' with each hit). Once the Abomination, with its head turned 90º to the right, notices the now very broken Lara is dead, it just casually drops her body (which is now mangled enough that it ''easily easily contorts upon impact'') impact) to the floor as though she were some toy. Indeed, the floor. The scene seems to play out like a child given a very noisy toy trying to make it stop by breaking it adding to the it, which makes for some [[FridgeHorror Fridge Horror]] as to the Abomination seems to very developmentally delayed.Abomination's mental state. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2W2K8oUplw The end of this video (2:18) displays the scene in question.com/watch?v=J2W2K8oUplw&t=2m18s Observe.]]
14th Jul '16 7:51:46 PM Mahboi
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* [[Spoiler:Karel]] invading Von Croy's apartment, violently dismembering him, and sticking his glove into the body to retrieve...''something'' while Lara is knocked out on the floor.

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* [[Spoiler:Karel]] [[spoiler:Karel]] invading Von Croy's apartment, violently dismembering him, and sticking his glove into the body to retrieve...''something'' while Lara is knocked out on the floor.



* [[Spoiler:Bouchard]]'s death, warning Lara that she is ''not'' safe from the Monstrum, no matter where she hides.

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* [[Spoiler:Bouchard]]'s [[spoiler:Bouchard]]'s death, warning Lara that she is ''not'' safe from the Monstrum, no matter where she hides.
14th Jul '16 7:51:13 PM Mahboi
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[[folder:Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness]]
* One of the game's camera glitches allows the player to glimpse inside Lara's model while in look mode. In her head are things man was never meant to see...
* The ragdoll physics for death animations. While the results are often hilariously awful, sometimes you see Lara's body tumble down stairs, or fall off into pits... or stretch to impossible lengths...

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[[folder:Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness]]
* One of [[Spoiler:Karel]] invading Von Croy's apartment, violently dismembering him, and sticking his glove into the game's camera glitches allows the player body to glimpse inside Lara's model retrieve...''something'' while in look mode. In her head are things man was never meant to see...
* The ragdoll physics for death animations. While
Lara is knocked out on the results are often hilariously awful, sometimes you see Lara's body tumble down stairs, or fall off into pits... or stretch to impossible lengths...floor.



* [[Spoiler:Bouchard]]'s death, warning Lara that she is ''not'' safe from the Monstrum, no matter where she hides.
* At one point in the Strahov Fortress, Lara witnesses Luddick being brought to Eckhardt, having been caught loitering around the loading zone. Amid pitiful pleas for mercy, Eckhardt reaches up to Luddick's face with his glove...and [[ShockAndAwe his death isn't pretty.]]



* The fate of Boaz.

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* The fate of Boaz.Boaz and the resulting boss battle against her.
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