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[Portal] Now you're thinking...

StericaSterica Wow!That was shit.Registered User, Moderator mod
edited October 2007 in Games and Technology
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We hope you enjoyed this short presentation. We would like to remind all participants that the results of your testing are confidential. Please refrain from sharing your results so as to not interfere with the testing of other subjects. Aperture thanks you again for your cooperation. This project would not be possible without you.

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  • KazhiimKazhiim __BANNED USERS regular
    edited October 2007
    :whistle:There's a hole in the sky

    through which things can

    fly:whistle:

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  • DarkPrimusDarkPrimus Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
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  • JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Game of the Year ITT

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  • MetaHybridMetaHybrid Taste defeat!Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    DarkPrimus wrote: »

    Haha! That is awesome! This thread wins already!

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  • Randall_FlaggRandall_Flagg Registered User
    edited October 2007
    oh man

    the threads are like portals to each other

    that is meta

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  • ArcticXCArcticXC Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Dang this is probably the best OP I've seen in a long time.

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  • bruinbruin Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Rorus Raz, you wonderful fuck, that was great

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  • ZxerolZxerol HOW MANY POUNDS IS CAT POOP Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    :^:

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  • PhilthePillPhilthePill Registered User
    edited October 2007
    Oh God this wins so hard.

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    I'm gonna sing the DOOM SONG now. DOOMY doom domm doom doom doom doom doom doom doomy doom-doom...
  • KamiKami Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Oh my God.

    Raz, you fucking win so hard. :^:

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  • Gorilla SaladGorilla Salad Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    FUCK! NEXT

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    Organichu wrote: »
    The main rub is that, fuck, I'm already paying some to upgrade the length... why not pay a little bit more to upgrade the length AND width?
  • brynstarbrynstar Registered User
    edited October 2007
    That....was brilliant.

    Thank you good sir.

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  • thorgotthorgot Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Just a few more days...

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  • PeewiPeewi Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    oh man

    the threads are like portals to each other

    that is meta

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  • CrashmoCrashmo Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    If at first you don't succeed
    You fail.




    I love that robot lady. It makes the portal levels of Peggle totally worth it.

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  • ZetxZetx Part-time Lurker, Fixer Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    *Reading thread list*
    "What the fuck is this thread 'Now you're thinking'? What?"
    "Oh portals"
    *clicks random link, assuming current thread is a dupe*
    ...
    ":O OH GOD"

    Brilliant. (Blue dot, omg 3 days, etc)

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  • DehumanizedDehumanized Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    It ought to be mandatory to check out the stuff at Aperture Science prior to this game's release.
    Use login, followed by any username to login, password is "portal" or "portals". Use "apply" to take the application form to Aperture Science.
    Commands from the command prompt are (probably complete, not sure): dir, lib, ls, apply, logoff, interrogate, and valve. And (website application spoiler):
    thecakeisalie

    If the game is anywhere near as awesome as the stuff on that site, this game is going to rock. Hard.

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  • TigTig Registered User
    edited October 2007
    this thread is fu)

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  • PeewiPeewi Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Tig wrote: »
    this thread is fu)

    I see what you did there.

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  • fightinfilipinofightinfilipino Angry as Hell CharlottesvilleRegistered User regular
    edited October 2007
    hi i bring greetings from SE++ :D

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  • projectmayhemprojectmayhem Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Azou, Deca loves you. <3

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  • DarmakDarmak RAGE vympyvvhyc vyctyvyRegistered User regular
    edited October 2007
    This thread is fucking awesome. Well done sir, well done.

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  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent Chantry of NightmaresRegistered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I had a feeling what this was going to be about. I know next to nothing about the game, but this is the most brilliant thread concept ever.

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  • LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Oh man, this is fucking...

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  • Walrus PeteWalrus Pete Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Rorus Raz is the geniusest.

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  • rayofashrayofash Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Win.

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  • TigTig Registered User
    edited October 2007
    Preloading Portal now, wooooo.

    Also, this thread deserves more love. I think we need a [Portal] tag in the title.

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  • StericaSterica Wow! That was shit.Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited October 2007
    Tig wrote: »
    Preloading Portal now, wooooo.

    Also, this thread deserves more love. I think we need a [Portal] tag in the title.
    Maybe...maybe...I just like the subtlety.

    It took me the better part of a particularly dull work shift to come up with the idea for the thread(s). I'm glad that people enjoyed the outside-the-box OP.

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  • CaedereCaedere S'no regrets BIRDIESRegistered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Well played, Razola.. well played.

    :trey:

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  • MephistophelesMephistopheles Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I had to find this thread on teh third page, which was surprising because portal was just released. I'm at 86%...

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  • BamelinBamelin Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    This thread and it's brother in SE are full of win. Win so hard.

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  • StericaSterica Wow! That was shit.Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited October 2007
    I'm disappointed. Not for the reasons listed by others who played in advance, either. Spoilers ahead:
    Not being able to portal any surface never seemed weird or restricting. I want to get that off the bat. It does make some puzzles feel a bit forced, but generally the surface thing feels natural. I've done plenty of fun little things.

    The thing that gets me is the lack of puzzles. You have 19 floors, and over half are basically tutorials. Yup. Around Floor 8 or 9 of NINETEEN FLOORS you get the ability to fire two portals. Prior to that, the orange portal is pre-made and you are limited to firing the blue.

    About an hour in and I have four floors remaining. While it's a bit meatier, I remain skeptical that this will even last the three hours most people predicted. Maybe these levels will be serious business, but I dunno.

    The game is still neat, however, and Valve did not neglect to give it the high standard when it came to atmosphere. For a game with squat for story details, I'm pretty engrossed in the simplistic testing environment the enrichment center has given me.

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  • ZxerolZxerol HOW MANY POUNDS IS CAT POOP Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Yeah, this game seems like a prime candidate for a slew of map-packs, from both Valve and the modding community.

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  • KyanilisKyanilis Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Having just beat it, in, according to Steam, 2.3 hours, I will say that it was short, but fun. The "Import Bonus Maps..." button leads me to believe that yeah, sure, its more or less over for now, but who's to say people won't come up with some really amazing puzzles? I think I'll give the "Advanced" tests a try tomorrow.

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  • noobertnoobert Registered User
    edited October 2007
    I forgot to pre load this...

    apparently it was already 75% done.... waiting on the last bit now yew!

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  • DehumanizedDehumanized Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Beat it in ~3 hours. Enjoyed every second of it. Will probably replay it more than once.

    End of game spoiler (pretty minor):
    God damn that was the best end credit music in the history of ever.

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  • Fig-DFig-D Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I have the same time as Kyanilis, but damn was that fun. The challenges, advanced maps, and achievements will have to wait though as it's rather late. Good night.

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  • ZetxZetx Part-time Lurker, Fixer Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Great game. Finished in about 3 hours and tried to do a couple advanced ones. At first it looked like they were exactly the same as the last few in the main game, but they've changed it up abit to make it much tougher. Only finished the first one so far.

    Can't wait till the community maps/mods/rooms start coming in. :D

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  • CymoroCymoro Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    crosspostin' from the other thread
    Cymoro wrote: »
    HERE IS THE END SONG TO PORTAL, "STILL ALIVE"
    DO NOT LISTEN TO IT UNTIL YOU BEAT PORTAL in which case you will have heard it

    I ripped it myself from the end credits. If you want to throw up a mirror, feel free.

    MIRROR, thanks Zetx!

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  • Viper007BondViper007Bond Registered User
    edited October 2007
    I wish people would actually stick the game's name in the thread title. I searched 2-3 times and was unable to locate this thread. >_<

    Rorus Raz: if you were able to portal any surface, it would literally make this game trivial and incredibly easy.

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