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Windows Passing the time in Portal 2 [spoiler warning]

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Throbbi, 24 Apr 2011.

  1. Throbbi

    Throbbi What's a Dremel?

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    So, i was on a replay and achievement hunting when i arrived at the first proper use of Conversion gel (in the square pen in the centre of a large round room, you know the bit) when i just decided to start messing about and paint the whole room in the stuff :D

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    No point to it at all, wasted a good half hour though :lol:
     
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  2. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    I hate this room. Hate, hate, hate. I hate when i know what to do, but it is pure random if you get it on 1st or 100th try.
     
  3. Oggyb

    Oggyb Mutant

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    Lovely paint-job. I just dovered the bits I thought would be useful plus some extra for the lulz. Why has the pipe stopped spraying in your screenshot?

    ninjaed by faugusztin: I know the feeling: there were two points in the game where I solved the puzzle correctly, but the mechanics didn't work out first time and so I wasted half an hour trying to find another way.
     
  4. Throbbi

    Throbbi What's a Dremel?

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    It activates the next area and cave quotes when you get across towards the exit and shuts off the gel.

    This room did take me a while first time round but once you get the knack its really easy.
     
  5. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    It's true that maybe i used the more complicated solution... I created a portal above and bellow the first pillar on right, making it a infinite fall... but then i had to turn towards the tilted section and hit it durring that short infinite fall. Which was nearly impossible, but once done i got propelled right to the stairs on the other side of that platform :D.
     
  6. Throbbi

    Throbbi What's a Dremel?

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    Lol, dont you just love it when you're carrying a bit more momentum than you expected :D 'Weeeeee..wait...whoa....not that far!'
     
  7. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    Mmm, Dulux white. I did the same thing for a later test when I couldn't figure it out for a while.

    It's a shame that some bits can't get covered in the paint though.
     
  8. Throbbi

    Throbbi What's a Dremel?

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    Gel ;) We all know what happens when you get paint instead of gel, that poor control group..... :lol:
     
  9. smc8788

    smc8788 Multimodder

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    This was the only bit of the game that really had me stumped. I tried the method above of falling from a portal at the top of the pillar and then moving the second portal when you come back through, but I found I couldn't get enough momentum to launch me from the angled plate, and it just didn't really feel like the 'right' solution. The proper solution is much easier, I just never looked in the right place to figure it out.
     
  10. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    What is the proper solution then ? As i said, i created a pair of portals for infinite fall and then used the momentum from the tilted surface.
     
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    smc8788 Multimodder

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    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Hehehe, so i did it supercomplicated way.
     
  13. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    I did it the same way as faugusztin, or tried a similar way anyway, until I eventually got frustrated with trying and finally decided what a spesh I'd been not seeing the really easy way.
     
  14. Showerhead

    Showerhead What's a Dremel?

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    I tried the same way as you guys found it wasn't working and then basicaly did what throbbi did there while trying to find a solution.

    Also to burn time tried getting the turret cubes to walk onto the buttons by themselves sadly they could never get over the little bump.
     
  15. wyx087

    wyx087 Homeworld 3 is happening!!

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    I love those guys!

    I could watch them all day.....

    lovely gel job there. the lab boys told you to stop spraying those gel, that must have gave you an idea: spray more gel :D
     
  16. Oggyb

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    The turret cubes are adorable, especially with the chirrupy noise they make.
     
  17. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    I hate them. You put them somewhere to prepare the portals... And those little *******s walk away.
     
  18. Oggyb

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    Then you gotta tip them so they can't!
     
  19. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    Indeed!
    I had many moments like that. One of the puzzles had me painting a room with the white GEL ( :D ) for ages before I noticed a patch of portal-able material in a good location.
    Yup, loved the new cubes and the way you have to tip them! Sheer genius on the developer's front.
     

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