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Gaming The Portal Radio Update Explained

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Sifter3000, 4 Mar 2010.

  1. Toka

    Toka Member

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    If you like this kind of puzzle solving, maybe try notpron

    Nice job Valve :)
     
  2. confusis

    confusis Kiwi-modder

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    Nine inch nails did a similar deal with year zero a little while back. Even with a bit of SSTv 'static'.
     
  3. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    The king of these ARGs is still Halo 2's I Love Bees...

    More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_love_bees
     
  4. knutjb

    knutjb New Member

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    Valve apparently has employees who enjoyed playing Beatles and Zeppelin records backwards and this is just an extension of that.
     
  5. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    Insane! I got goosebumps from that, specially seeing that I was listening to somafm's dronezone at the same time...
     
  6. RickTheSnake

    RickTheSnake New Member

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    i just love this kind of teasing :D
     
  7. crazyceo

    crazyceo New Member

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    Absolute class. What a way to set the fanbase alight!

    I tip my hat to the first person to get stuck into this as I would have just played the levels again and not even noticed anything.

    Goosebumps? I think I just wet myself!
     
  8. sub routine

    sub routine Archie Gemel

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    nice, a bit of fun news in the gaming industry. You would have though they`d all realised thats what it`s all about.


    HL is definately getting reloaded in anticipation of a sneaky realease of episode 3? Or maybe just some nice new portal fun on its way?
     
  9. pendragon

    pendragon I pickle they

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    I'm making a note here: "huge success!"
     
  10. Bonzo45

    Bonzo45 Ex CPC

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    Valve have very unorthodox methods of stirring interest in their games, pretty awesome, now Valve, we've messed the Portal fan base up, updated Steams UI, made Left 4 Dead 2 what about Episode 3 now, please?
     
  11. Hex

    Hex Paul?! Super Moderator

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  12. erratum1

    erratum1 New Member

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    Who would have thought such clever people would play Portal, i'm impressed that they worked all that out.
     
  13. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    well portal is a pc game. :D
     
  14. HourBeforeDawn

    HourBeforeDawn a.k.a KazeModz

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    cool something new for portal is a welcome plus. ^_^
     
  15. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    God I remember adminning on one of those, am I old?

    Anyway all this mystery and puzzle solving is a brilliant move on Valve's part and I can't wait to find out what it all leads to.
     
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  16. mjm25

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    i feel so unclever it's untrue... but i do have friends and i can talk to girls no problem so I guess it's swings and roundabouts.
     
  17. chocolateraisins

    chocolateraisins :D

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    Valve said no episode 3 this year..

    ...but said nothing about Portal 2.
     
  18. pizan

    pizan that's n00b-tastic

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    I don't really mind Valve taking a bit of time to come out with HL2:EP3. I mean c'mon it's Valve id you expect different (L4D2 i know). They could turn Activision/EA and try to crank one out each and they suck. I haven't played a bad Valve game, some I don't enjoy (TF2), but not necessarily a bad game. They are always polished and mostly working right from the bat.

    Edit: There are some scarily clever people out there.
     
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  19. Byron C

    Byron C No liability accepted as a result of this post

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    I just ran the dinosaur*.wav files through MMSSTV and was gobsmacked as the images took shape.

    Cannot. Wait.
     
  20. SimoomiZ

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    What next... 5 golden tickets?
     

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