In June 1998, Core released a "Gold" edition of the original PC version of Tomb Raider - as well as adding Glide support and selling at a budget price, it came with an extra disk called "Unfinished Business" that provided four (large) additional levels.
Best time: 0:23:21 by Aleš 'Ewil' Horák on 2006-12-21, done in 7 segments appended to four files (one for each level).
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Half of the levels are multi-segmented, because there's lot of randomness in it as well as some hard stuff, particularly in Temple of Cat. All levels are doable single-segmented, but the total time would rise up to 25 minutes or so.
No matter where I saved in multi-segmented level, the camera doesn't start at the exact position when I loaded, which is the reason why you can see a small spike, because I had to cut off those few bad frames in order to get it looked smooth.
I was using DgVoodoo graphic emulator since there's no other way to get this run recorded on XP system and for some reason, you will hear "bad audio cabel contact" sounds especially during beginning of the ambient music.
Luckily, the newest version has a fixed time made specially for the first Tomb Raider, so game speed should be same as runned under W9x or DOS. It doesn't matter anyway, because if the game runs faster, the timer would be also faster.
I'd like to thank to The Croft times for providing an excellent walkthrough, niebezimienny for pointing out that site and a huge shortcut in Atlantean Stronghold, MMAN for founding a faster way in the same level and to the entire SDA crew for this site.
Short comments for every level:
If you go thru death room instead of just going the other way, the cat's tongue will appear without pulling a lever on the top of the cat statue, which means I could take a curve jump shortcut to save more than 1 minute. The block bug used in beginning of the level works at the end as well, but it forces you to top, where you just slide down.
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