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Offline Tyrian

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Portal on Steam for Free!!!
The topic says it all.  Here's proof:  http://store.steampowered.com/app/400/
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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
Awesome. Getting now :D
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Offline Klaustrophobia

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
that looks difficult
I like to stare at the sun.

 

Offline blowfish

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
It's available for Mac too ... and just as finals are rolling in... :blah:

 
Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
I dunno.... I'm I think 15 of the 19 tutorial parts and I'm already starting to get bored with it.  :blah:
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Offline Herra Tohtori

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
This was a triumph.

Got it, played it through. Nice concept and game mechanic. Short, but I wouldn't have wanted it to be any longer.

Scooby_Doo, they aren't really tutorials, they are test chambers. After the test is over, there will be cake (and grief counseling). Just keep playing!
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Offline Liberator

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
I would get this in a heartbeat, except I can't remember my fecking secret question to recover my password nor my password, which sadly is the same on everything....
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Many names, but always me.

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Offline General Battuta

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
I dunno.... I'm I think 15 of the 19 tutorial parts and I'm already starting to get bored with it.  :blah:

I thought it was a bit of a late bloomer myself, but it ultimately paid off pretty well. Stick with it.

 

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
Once you finish, check out some of the community maps. There are a lot of good ones out there. Some of the larger collections include the Portal: Flash Version Mappack and Portal Prelude. The latter is extremely difficult, though, so I recommend trying some other maps first in order to get up to speed.

 
Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
there will be cake
The cake is a lie!
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Offline BloodEagle

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
Once you finish, check out some of the community maps. There are a lot of good ones out there. Some of the larger collections include the Portal: Flash Version Mappack and Portal Prelude. The latter is extremely difficult, though, so I recommend trying some other maps first in order to get up to speed.

I would highly recommend never installing the rotting heap of rubbish that is Portal: Prelude.

 

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
Servers too busy atm, will try again later :)

 

Offline Kszyhu

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
Is it worth it (or even possible) to create Steam account only to download Portal?

 

Offline Sushi

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
Is it worth it (or even possible) to create Steam account only to download Portal?

Yes.


 

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
It's available for Mac too ... and just as finals are rolling in... :blah:

Oh yeah... *downloads*
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Offline Fenrir

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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
I already got it with The Orange Box, but I think it's cool that they're giving it away like that. They sure know how to get people interested in the upcoming Portal 2.

And on the subject of The Orange Box, who here plays TF2? <_<

 
Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
I dunno.... I'm I think 15 of the 19 tutorial parts and I'm already starting to get bored with it.  :blah:

I thought it was a bit of a late bloomer myself, but it ultimately paid off pretty well. Stick with it.

The ending part was decent.. once you get to the firepit... before that it was huge tutorial that went on far too long.


heck Hellgate was more interesting... and thats not saying much LOL
« Last Edit: May 13, 2010, 11:25:17 pm by Scooby_Doo »
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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
Wow.  Seriously guys?  The challenges aren't 'tutorial', they're the game.  If you're bored, you're probably just rushing through the puzzles.  Take the time to explore some of the levels, there's a few hidden places.  Try to find and enable all the radios (and decode the morse code if you're _really_ bored).  But especially, listen to the AI instructing you what's going on.  There's a lot of atmosphere to get engrossed in.  Try to hold off killing your pet cube as long as you can.
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Re: Portal on Steam for Free!!!
I do kinda wish you could turn on/off whether those stupid radios appear, though. That song gets old fast, and I don't always want to listen to it throughout the test chamber. :blah:
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Well you have to be within like 10 feet to hear it, so just walk by briskly :P
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