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Portal Prelude

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by KaL976, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. shoptroll

    shoptroll Active Member

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    I'll have to give this a shot. I never got around to playing the Flash levels that were ported (and I think those are part of the 360 exclusive thingy coming later this year?). Hopefully this will re-invigorate my interest in the game again.
     
  2. toniglandyl

    toniglandyl internal data fragmentation : 62203480%

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    I'm past lvl 15 now :D

    it's really fun.
     
  3. Kaithofis

    Kaithofis The Seldom Seen Kid

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    The end of #17 was a bitch
    Only a few more to go :)
     
  4. Sabo

    Sabo New Member

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    good stuff, completed it today in one session :D

    I recommend you read this spoiler, it doesn't really spoil anything just helps the bad level design on the last level.
    under the stairs
     
  5. zynthetic

    zynthetic robot!

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    I gave up.
    GLaDOS is BS. After 19 I just don't have the patience any more.
     
  6. hyrulian

    hyrulian Rainbow Brite

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    I'm really stuck on 19 right now. I know what I need to do (because I cheated using sv_cheats 1 and noclip to see the rest of the level) but doing it without cheating is so difficult. I can't even get up to the top platform.

    Oh and by the way, I cheated to skip past level 19 to see (and finish) the final boss battle. (I'm still gonna finish it properly, though.) I'm gonna "spoiler" the rest of this text in case people want to go into the ending without having prior expectations or opinions, if they wish...

    The final boss battle was pretty lame, tbh. And so was the ending. I don't like the way they ended the story. I was expecting much more out of the ending after all the trouble of getting Anna through all those levels.
     
  7. T2A`

    T2A` I'm dead.

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    After three minutes of trying to get room two started, I quit.

    I don't even think I did the first room properly. It's only by sheer luck that I managed not to get killed by the turrets and was thus able to knock them all over.

    Conceptually speaking, the first room having instant death via multiple turrets makes for a terrible prelude. He probably should have kept it as a "new maps" mod rather than try to further the story. D:
     
  8. toniglandyl

    toniglandyl internal data fragmentation : 62203480%

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    I'm on chamber 19, I'm gonna stop there for a bit.

    the first three levels are the most boring, and the most annoying. afterwards it's a blast !

    much harder, but it's really fun when you get the solution.

    PS : there's a "window" from which you can hear a guy and a woman moaning in a quite explicit way. I can't remember which room it is, but it made me lol.
     
  9. Juggalo Kyle

    Juggalo Kyle Sup brah.

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    I only had about 30 minutes to play it last night, but I'm stuck on level 2. Bleh!
     
  10. hyrulian

    hyrulian Rainbow Brite

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    Here's a hint for you guys getting stuck on Room 02 or 03 because their jumps aren't quite making it: Turn off Portal Funnel in the Options. While it makes it easier to make it through portals on the floor, it will also slow you down a bit. (There are times where Portal Funnel is better to be on, though, so you'll probably have to experiment a bit.) And don't forget to crouch in mid-air, particularly in Room 03, because your flings will go farther.
     
  11. KaL976

    KaL976 *nubcake*

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    I was stuck on 2 & 3 for a bit too, until I realised I wasn't holding forward & crouch all the time.
    Haven't needed to uncheck funneling as yet.
    Currently on lvl 9 iirc.
     
  12. Sjosz

    Sjosz (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

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    A sad thing that I will not play the later levels. I ended up getting stuck on the first level and after dying several dozen times I decided that this was just not fun. Byebye mod.
     
  13. Anisotonic

    Anisotonic New Member

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    i'll bet that the ending is the gassing of the employees

    how professional would you rate the mod?, like, on a scale from 1 to 10, with 10 being a valve game and 1 being a console (or whatever) game
     
  14. KaL976

    KaL976 *nubcake*

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    Step through the portal & immediately stick one on the wall behind the turrets step back through & you're behind them. Knock em over [careful] & head to the exit.
     
  15. FlashIV

    FlashIV King of the Impossible

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    I was unimpressed through the first few levels, then it started to get pretty good. I don't like the timed puzzles as much but there are a few "oh wow" parts that have made it worth my time. I think I'm in the middle of 15 at the moment.
     
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    hmm interesting, theres actually an official walkthrough??
     
  17. hyrulian

    hyrulian Rainbow Brite

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    Yeah, an official video walkthrough got posted recently. I think they said something about how many solutions people were posting in the forums were more complex than they had to be.
     
  18. DarQraven

    DarQraven New Member

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    Stuck in room 17 now.
    Not so much stuck, actually ... just stopped playing because it was 4 am;)
     
  19. toniglandyl

    toniglandyl internal data fragmentation : 62203480%

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    woot, finished it !

    room 19 isn't that hard. once you get what has to be done, it's just a matter of time. :)

    I hope you guys will enjoy it as much as I did. :D
    I even mailed the devs to show my appreciation ! :) (unprecedented)
     
  20. KaL976

    KaL976 *nubcake*

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    I'm still failing to make the jump to the top ledge in 19.
     

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