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[TheVerge] Run, jump, and warp through test chambers on your TI graphing calculator in 'Portal Prelude'

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http://www.theverge.com/2012/12/4/3726536/portal-prelude-game-ti-83-84-calculator

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As if you needed more distractions from class, Reddit user Builderboy2005 has created his own version of Valve's hit game Portal for use on TI-83 and TI-84 calculators. Unlike the original game, which uses a first person perspective, Portal Prelude is a side-scrolling platformer filled with 38 test chambers to make your way through with the help of your trusty portal gun. The game's creator says it took several years to create, and the scripted dialogue that is interspersed throughout shows his close attention to detail. Take a look at the video below to see Portal Prelude in action, and if you have one of Texas Instruments' graphing calculators handy, feel free to download the game for yourself.

Video in the article. TI 83 with portal? My how epic is that!
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That's awesome. biggrin.gif
    
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Seems like the ti calculators have every game these days.
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I would never learn anything in class if I had this. (Not that I do anyways! rolleyes.gif)
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Dang it. No Ti-89?
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Seems like the ti calculators have every game these days.

tru, i still remember playing Phoenix on my ti89 like 10+ yrs ago, it was so cool. I love them Ti calculators.
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Awesome. Now I'll have something to do while waiting for everybody to finish their tests.
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And there go my test grades...
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post #9 of 13
Epic,

I've had Ti-30IIB's, Ti-84's, Ti-89's and most recently an nSpire CAS and done a fair bit of programming for them (where possible).

You could do so much with the older calcs, shame the nSpire is less versatile in that respect :-(
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Imagine BF3 on the ti 83.
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