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Tomb Raider writer Rhianna Pratchett wants Lara to have fewer father issues in next game

From Eurogamer: "Tomb Raider writer Rhianna Pratchett wants Lara Croft to have fewer father issues in the forthcoming next game.

Speaking to Eurogamer at last night’s BAFTAs, Pratchett confirmed she's not working on the newly announced title, but is "very excited to see what they do with Lara next".

"We had a really fun time evolving her character, so I would like to see probably less father issues," she said. "And that's coming from me!""

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-Foxtrot801d ago

But...it was her shitty writing of Lara as a character that focused on the father/family issues in the first place

Rhianna wrote Lara to be a whiny, non assertive and just completely different to what people loved about her as a character in the originals and Legends.

robtion800d ago

I'd like to see a version where she has MORE daddy issues.

Maybe they could write a gentleman's club or two into the story and the plot could explore Lara's journey from exotic dancer to adventurous explorer. I mean right...right?! ;)

specialguest800d ago (Edited 800d ago )

Makes sense. That explains the big boobs from the original games. You're on to something there

gerbintosh799d ago

Maybe she is paying her way through archaeology school

senorfartcushion800d ago

Writing is about homing your identity and threading it through the story. It means that the ready is ready to move on and make Lara behave different.

It’s not bad news, it’s good news.

ChubbyBlade799d ago

That’s…not what writing is about.

senorfartcushion799d ago (Edited 799d ago )

@ chubby

My published novel says differently mofocka

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isarai800d ago

Seeing as how you wrote it, why are you complaining? 🤣

senorfartcushion800d ago

It is projection. It’s fine to criticise yourself as a writer. You have to.

If she’s ready to move on and make the character different then that’s ok isn’t it.

porkChop800d ago

She isn't complaining. You should probably read the article to understand what she's actually saying.

CDbiggen800d ago (Edited 800d ago )

Never! The headline is all we need on this site.

Terry_B800d ago

Bring back the Lara Croft who was a badass woman.

CobraKai800d ago

I wouldn’t be opposed to tiddies and short shorts as well.

annoyedgamer800d ago

That's the one thing that definitely won't happen.