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spyrostr 12-04-13 18:12

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Originally Posted by Spong (Post 6749200)
No idea.
The comic doesn't count anyway, it's not the game :ohn:

no she's not.....the story of the comic ties with the expedition though :)

italibabee 12-04-13 19:13

Oh.
My mistake.

JackMarco 12-04-13 19:16

This is pretty funny XD

http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs71/f/20...ts-d5wb2xp.png

Melonie Tomb Raider 12-04-13 19:24

Going to play TR4 today. I have to <3

AimlessThunder 12-04-13 19:55

Just stumbled across this.

Lol wth? :vlol:


Soul 12-04-13 19:57

:vlol:

Mikky 12-04-13 20:00

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Originally Posted by JackMarco (Post 6749314)

That's not official, is it? :p

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Originally Posted by Melonie Tomb Raider (Post 6749327)
Going to play TR4 today. I have to <3

So envious. I really need to buy myself another copy. Haven't played that game in too long. Have fun. :D

AimlessThunder 12-04-13 20:05

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Originally Posted by italibabee (Post 6749169)
Steph's in the comic though, isn't she?

I think she was Whitman's hair & make-up lady or something like that in the comics.

spyrostr 12-04-13 20:18

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Originally Posted by JackMarco (Post 6749314)

lol that's truly awesome
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Originally Posted by Melonie Tomb Raider (Post 6749327)
Going to play TR4 today. I have to <3

TR4 was my first TR and it's still my favorite :'(

LNSNHGTDS 12-04-13 20:20

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Originally Posted by LarasFan (Post 6749154)
So I'm playing TR for the 2nd time... and O....M....G!!!!! The trinity signs are everywhere!!! Seriously! Every minute I play I see a Trinity sign, and it's weird but, did anyone notice that the general has a trinity sign on his belt?! I saw that in MP... So are the Trinity suppose to be decendants of him and the stormguards? Share your thoughts please :)

I was wandering the same thing, they must be a Japanese-mostly organisation since the chopper that came to pick them up had the Japanese flag on it so maybe they are connected with the Stormguard after all, or maybe it's just a coincidence... I don't know...

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Originally Posted by italibabee (Post 6749169)
Steph's in the comic though, isn't she?

Nope.

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Originally Posted by JackMarco (Post 6749314)

Oh my God, this is hilarious, and the drawing quality is decent, unlike the official comic... :rolleyes: ...

JackMarco 12-04-13 20:26

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Originally Posted by LarasFan (Post 6749154)
So I'm playing TR for the 2nd time... and O....M....G!!!!! The trinity signs are everywhere!!! Seriously! Every minute I play I see a Trinity sign, and it's weird but, did anyone notice that the general has a trinity sign on his belt?!

I first thought that too, but maybe this isn´t the Trinity sign after all. Maybe this is supposed to be a sun. Himikos symbol.

http://www.tombraiderhq.com/img/tr9-...5_tomb-400.jpg

voltz 12-04-13 20:27

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Originally Posted by LNSNHGTDS (Post 6749429)
Oh my God, this is hilarious, and the drawing quality is decent, unlike the official comic... :rolleyes: ...

Webcomic quality...

LNSNHGTDS 12-04-13 20:29

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Originally Posted by JackMarco (Post 6749441)
I first thought that too, but maybe this isn´t the Trinity sign after all. Maybe this is supposed to be a sun. Himikos symbol.

http://www.tombraiderhq.com/img/tr9-...5_tomb-400.jpg

Oh, that's the symbol we were talking about?

That's a Japanese symbol, it's everywhere, it's even in Tekken, lol :p .

scremanie 12-04-13 20:29

http://i844.photobucket.com/albums/a...5ED4C98BAF.jpg

:D

spyrostr 12-04-13 20:29

^ nice :p

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Originally Posted by JackMarco (Post 6749441)
I first thought that too, but maybe this isn´t the Trinity sign after all. Maybe this is supposed to be a sun. Himikos symbol.

http://www.tombraiderhq.com/img/tr9-...5_tomb-400.jpg

i think it's too complex to symbolize the sun....it fits better with the trinity idea

JackMarco 12-04-13 20:33

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Originally Posted by spyrostr (Post 6749445)
^ nice :p



i think it's too complex to symbolize the sun....it fits better with the trinity idea

But since we are finding it everywhere and this is Himikos Kingdom and stormguard, I think it makes more sense, that this is Himikos symbol. The documents said, that Himiko was an enemy of Trinity. It wouldn´t make much sense if their symbol was on everything in the game, even on the armor of her gueardians.

Valentino 12-04-13 20:37

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Originally Posted by scremanie (Post 6749444)

I like. Plus I've asked this question 3 times now in numerous threads and NO ONE bothered to reflect on it. What happened to the necklace having a small significance in the game?? Or is it the same old answer, "they must have taken it out for some reason". And the physics of the necklace. They said there would be physics apart from that one cutscene.

spyrostr 12-04-13 20:38

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Originally Posted by JackMarco (Post 6749454)
But since we are finding it everywhere and this is Himikos Kingdom and stormguard, I think it makes more sense, that this is Himikos symbol. The documents said, that Himiko was an enemy of Trinity. It wouldn´t make much sense if their symbol was on everything in the game, even on the armor of her gueardians.

well Trinity could be also an ancient organization that still exists till present day

Evan C. 12-04-13 20:40

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Originally Posted by Spong (Post 6749200)
No idea.
The comic doesn't count anyway, it's not the game :ohn:

Well, it does. It's completely connected to what happened before they got into the Island, and it was written by the same people so, meaning it's not on the game doesn't mean it doesn't count. It's really nice to read, and Steph isn't even mentioned as far as I remember.

Spong 12-04-13 20:40

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Originally Posted by spyrostr (Post 6749466)
well Trinity could be also an ancient organization that still exists till present day

No. She's a character in The Matrix.

[/all future Trinity discussion] :cool:

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Originally Posted by Evan C. (Post 6749468)
Well, it does. It's completely connected to what happened before they got into the Island, and it was written by the same people so, meaning it's not on the game doesn't mean it doesn't count. It's really nice to read, and Steph isn't even mentioned as far as I remember.

It can connect to whatever it wants, it still doesn't count though because it's not part of a game (IMO).

JackMarco 12-04-13 20:48

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Originally Posted by spyrostr (Post 6749466)
well Trinity could be also an ancient organization that still exists till present day

That is true but that doesn´t invalidate my point though.

sierra xb 12-04-13 20:49

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Originally Posted by LarasFan (Post 6749154)
So I'm playing TR for the 2nd time... and O....M....G!!!!! The trinity signs are everywhere!!! Seriously! Every minute I play I see a Trinity sign, and it's weird but, did anyone notice that the general has a trinity sign on his belt?! I saw that in MP... So are the Trinity suppose to be decendants of him and the stormguards? Share your thoughts please :)

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Originally Posted by JackMarco (Post 6749441)
I first thought that too, but maybe this isn´t the Trinity sign after all. Maybe this is supposed to be a sun. Himikos symbol.

http://www.tombraiderhq.com/img/tr9-...5_tomb-400.jpg

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Originally Posted by JackMarco (Post 6749454)
But since we are finding it everywhere and this is Himikos Kingdom and stormguard, I think it makes more sense, that this is Himikos symbol. The documents said, that Himiko was an enemy of Trinity. It wouldn´t make much sense if their symbol was on everything in the game, even on the armor of her gueardians.

It is a common design element on Japanese architecture....i am not sure what it means though, if anything. I would not read too much into it.

this is a photo taken of a building in the Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco.

http://i1086.photobucket.com/albums/...ps9d77432a.jpg

LNSNHGTDS 12-04-13 20:50

So, I have backstory for the symbol but not actual information as to whether it is Himiko's or the Trinity's.

The symbol is a mon, an emblem used to decorate and identify an individual or family.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamon_(crest)

The specific symbol was also the royal crest of the Ryukyu kingdom. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry%C5%ABky%C5%AB_Kingdom

dantedmc 12-04-13 20:50

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Originally Posted by Spong (Post 6749469)
No. She's a character in The Matrix.

[/all future Trinity discussion] :cool:

tough bitch.

scremanie 12-04-13 20:56

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Originally Posted by Valentino (Post 6749464)
I like. Plus I've asked this question 3 times now in numerous threads and NO ONE bothered to reflect on it. What happened to the necklace having a small significance in the game?? Or is it the same old answer, "they must have taken it out for some reason". And the physics of the necklace. They said there would be physics apart from that one cutscene.

Its significance was pretty much Lara's first find. What drove her as a child to further explore the world with her parents, and what later would make her join the expedition I guess. Not too sure about the physics.

voltz 12-04-13 20:58

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Originally Posted by dantedmc (Post 6749489)
tough bitch.

That she is.

sierra xb 12-04-13 21:14

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Originally Posted by LNSNHGTDS (Post 6749486)
So, I have backstory for the symbol but not actual information as to whether it is Himiko's or the Trinity's.

The symbol is a mon, an emblem used to decorate and identify an individual or family.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamon_(crest)

The specific symbol was also the royal crest of the Ryukyu kingdom. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry%C5%ABky%C5%AB_Kingdom

here are some other interesting articles on that pattern...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomoe

http://www.aisf.or.jp/~jaanus/deta/t/tomoemon.htm

that pattern is quite common for use on nokimarugawara (round roof end tiles).

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Another common motif is the swirling tomoe pattern found on tomoegawara 巴瓦 tiles. This image is also found on Chinese roof tiles and is believed to symbolize water as the Chinese character for tomoe 巴 means “whirlpool” or “eddy”. These swirls are thus said to be symbols related to water, and as such are believed to offer protection against the dangers of fire. The basic tomoe style is believed to have originated in China which in turn may have been influenced by other Silk Road cultures (notably the triskeles found on Greek and Eastern Iranian warrior shields; pre-Roman Galicia and pre-Celtic Bronze Age Ireland; bronze discs of the La Tene culture in Romania; coinage of Gaul. The tomoe has been utilized in Japan as warrior shield decorations since at least the Yayoi period (300 BC-300 AD). Other scholars are of the view the tomoe originated as the design on leather clothing or wrist-guards worn by ancient archers (tomo 鞆 thus tomo-e 鞆絵). The use of tomoe motif is well known from the Heian Period, particularly as the warrior-associated kamon heraldic coat of arms (ka means ‘family’ and mon means ‘crest’). The tomoe design also has spiritual connotations and is often found on religious implements and in conjunction with temple and shrine architecture (source: JAANUS).

spyrostr 12-04-13 22:45

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Originally Posted by JackMarco (Post 6749482)
That is true but that doesn´t invalidate my point though.

well maybe Trinity ruled Yamatai until Himiko found the cursed star that was causing these ''phenomena'' and defeated them... wow my head hurts lol

JackMarco 12-04-13 22:48

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Originally Posted by spyrostr (Post 6749642)
well maybe Trinity ruled Yamatai until Himiko found the cursed star that was causing these ''phenomena'' and defeated them... wow my head hurts lol

http://mybroadband.co.za/vb/attachme...4&d=1361266517

spyrostr 12-04-13 22:52

^ :vlol:

oh come on it's a possibility... :p

JackMarco 12-04-13 22:53

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Originally Posted by spyrostr (Post 6749652)
^ :vlol:

oh come on it's a possibility... :p

It is ;)

Lio123 12-04-13 23:13

Am i the only one that got really mad when Lara got beat up? trying to save Sam.

spyrostr 12-04-13 23:24

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Originally Posted by Lio123 (Post 6749679)
Am i the only one that got really mad when Lara got beat up? trying to save Sam.

the whole scene was so intense...at that moment i really thought Sam was going to die...when Lara got beat up i wanted to jump inside the screen and help her

from twitter
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Karl Stewart ‏@karlstewart 49m
Take note....changed my @twitter handle to @karlstewart. No more @crystaldkarl!!!!
i hope it's just a simple change

LNSNHGTDS 13-04-13 05:44

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Originally Posted by Lio123 (Post 6749679)
Am i the only one that got really mad when Lara got beat up? trying to save Sam.

I wanted to punch the screen, I mean, they were filthy and ugly, therefore they have NO rights to be close to, touch or hit Lara :smk: .

Glad they both died painfully :jmp: !

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Originally Posted by spyrostr (Post 6749687)
from twitter


i hope it's just a simple change

Hmmm... intresting...

LarasFan 13-04-13 05:50

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Originally Posted by LNSNHGTDS (Post 6749486)
So, I have backstory for the symbol but not actual information as to whether it is Himiko's or the Trinity's.

The symbol is a mon, an emblem used to decorate and identify an individual or family.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamon_(crest)

The specific symbol was also the royal crest of the Ryukyu kingdom. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry%C5%ABky%C5%AB_Kingdom

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Originally Posted by sierra xb (Post 6749529)
here are some other interesting articles on that pattern...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomoe

http://www.aisf.or.jp/~jaanus/deta/t/tomoemon.htm

that pattern is quite common for use on nokimarugawara (round roof end tiles).

Really nice!!! :tmb: I'm wondering what the truth will be behind all this :/

Stevo505 13-04-13 06:02

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Originally Posted by spyrostr (Post 6749687)
from twitter


i hope it's just a simple change

Hope he wasn't fired or something...

klona 13-04-13 06:21

I keep getting Error 80710736 when trying to get update 1.03 on my PS3. :(

shockwave_pulsar00 13-04-13 06:31

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Originally Posted by Tombraider95 (Post 6747109)
I find it quite annoying when you're in a situation where Lara moves or does stuff automatically as if the player is stupid. For example when Lara lights the torch on her own and you can't distinguish it, it's like let me do it on my own, I will light the torch in my own time.

Its done for loading purposes. That is why Lara slows to a walk and the area is dark between tombs and the main game. It gives the game time to load the rooms and puzzles.

Phlip 13-04-13 07:05

I just finished my 3rd playthrough and am extremely shocked to find that, at the end, during the most perilous (looking) situations in the game, it's impossible to run off an edge! What the ****? Why would CD go out of their own way to stop you from falling? That is beyond ****witted. :confused:

LNSNHGTDS 13-04-13 07:07

So, I just realised that I can't download the soundtrack D: (I have the CE) , an error messages comes up every time I try, why is that D: ?


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