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Old 13-07-19, 13:02   #101
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Yeah I think classic Lara was supposed to be about 5'8-5'10 depending on what figure was given and also how she looked in various different renders. She was definitely tall for a woman and looked it in her body proportions.

Reboot Lara looks about 5'4, judging by her body proportions. Jonah is huge so he makes her look even shorter, but she doesn't look abnormally short to me, just average woman height. The difference between her and older versions of Lara is incredibly noticeable though, she looks shorter.
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Old 13-07-19, 13:07   #102
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I'm 5 foot 5 in real life and after this Lara I keep thinking, do I look that tiny compared to everyone else? It's given me a complex, lol!
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Old 13-07-19, 13:25   #103
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Yeah 5'8" or 9" would suit her character more as a very attractive aristocrat/heiress with a knack for adventure and tomb raiding not going for the trappings of her family's social status but carving out her unusual "career path". That's one of the reasons that made her character compelling to me in the originals even though it wasn't fully fleshed. The idea of it was unique during the time in games. Make her more attractive in face and body, and her personality as well. A little bit of sexiness doesn't hurt. It's not sexist to make her look sexier. Mind you sexier, not sexualized. So the face is important too and they made her look pretty but kind of boring I'm afraid.

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Old 13-07-19, 13:45   #104
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I'm 5 foot 5 in real life and after this Lara I keep thinking, do I look that tiny compared to everyone else? It's given me a complex, lol!
you do.

i look super tiny compared to other guys, I'm 5'6"
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Old 13-07-19, 13:55   #105
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I'm 5 foot 5 in real life and after this Lara I keep thinking, do I look that tiny compared to everyone else? It's given me a complex, lol!
I'd say no, I am friends with a few 5'4" girls and Lara's in-game model in ROTTR and SOTTR looks more like 5'0". She's not all that much taller than the children in the game even.

I personally like tall Lara better. Not because it's sexier or anything, tons of shorter girls are sexy, but moreso because she looked intimidating when being as tall or taller than some men. I think Lara needs to walk in a room and intimidate the people around her like a strong Amazon woman. The small adorable look just isn't Lara to me.
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Old 13-07-19, 13:57   #106
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I think it's the short legs.
When playing Rise, Lara looked sooo short when standing next to NPC quest givers, even the female ones!
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Old 13-07-19, 14:03   #107
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Make Lara taller again. :/

I get they were trying to push the "extraordinary is in what we do, not who we are"

But a part of that is...Lara was always gifted genetically. T-T
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Old 13-07-19, 14:10   #108
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She kinda looks like a young nurse working in the ED imo.

Pretty, but nothing extraordinary of the sort. But yeah, her eyes still need a lil bit of upturn...her jaw is wide, but the angle is too down low. :/ She's had a wide jaw...just hers is too box shaped tbh. They took some bits and pieces of Camilla...put it on Lara and it just doesn't look good on Lara herself. She needs a forehead and get rid of that MOP! Also give her some slightly more arched (and longer) brows, fuller lips, maybe a tad bit of (decent, eyeshadow. Rise's was just messy and slapped on).

Overall, definitely start with that nasty mop on her head. It makes her head look extra huge compared to the rest of her body. It's 2019, not 2010. The emo look ain't cute Lara.





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Old 13-07-19, 14:18   #109
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It will forever be a mystery to me how that mop ever made it into 2 games
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Old 13-07-19, 14:19   #110
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you do.

i look super tiny compared to other guys, I'm 5'6"


Oh well, 5'6" guys don't look super tiny to 5'5" women like me if it's any consolation.

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I'd say no, I am friends with a few 5'4" girls and Lara's in-game model in ROTTR and SOTTR looks more like 5'0". She's not all that much taller than the children in the game even.

I personally like tall Lara better. Not because it's sexier or anything, tons of shorter girls are sexy, but moreso because she looked intimidating when being as tall or taller than some men. I think Lara needs to walk in a room and intimidate the people around her like a strong Amazon woman. The small adorable look just isn't Lara to me.
Yes, she looks more 5'0" to me too, but I've seen so many people say she's 5'4". I just don't want her child sized compared to everyone else.
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