Tomb Raider (May 10, 1996 prototype)

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Tomb Raider (May 10, 1996 prototype)
Build date May 10, 1996 14:35:05
Dump status Released
Dumped by drx
Origin CD-R
Ownership drx (2009-present)
Game Tomb Raider
System PlayStation
Genre Action Adventure
Final build US Oct 9, 1996
EU Oct 24, 1996
JP Dec 9, 1996
Release date US Nov 14, 1996
EU Nov 22, 1996
JP Feb 14, 1997
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An early prototype of Tomb Raider for the Sony PlayStation. It was released by drx on October 22, 2011. Another disc including this demo was found as part of Project Deluge on April 17, 2021.


The Cutting Room Floor research
  • A demo created for E3 1996.
  • It's one big level that you can run Lara around in or let a demo play all by itself.
  • It seems Lara does not take any damage in this build.



Disc contents

File Type Date [1] Size SHA-1
DATA Directory 1996-05-10 16:05:20 2 KB  
CURRENT.PSX File 1996-05-09 14:06:44 1.37 MB f93e40c0ffd83011686d5de283054130bba7da0f
DEMO.DAT Data file 1996-05-09 14:52:30 26.3 KB 6885f0ee1a71fdce1076372fe190318c9bb7221c
SYSTEM.CNF File 1996-05-09 16:17:36 64 bytes 6daa5572753652a86d46099f29a873a9dd4536ca
TOMB.EXE Program 1996-05-10 12:53:54 164 KB eec91eb8dac1994e9283ec4a6e15f82617307892


Thanks to Rudescha Volk for being the sole donator for this release.

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