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I played the game the night of release and I would up going to bed after about 4 hours and was around halfway done. Going at a steady pace as well, I don't know the actual time to complete it all, but as of right now my Steam reports me at 10.2 hours and that was including co-op. But I will say the friend whom I played co-op with, him and I are pretty damn smart when it comes to puzzle solving. So most people it will take longer as there i a lot of "timing" involved with the co-op campaign. Story was still amazing and I would still gladely pay $45 for this game even knowing and playing through what I did. It is leaps and bounds ahead of what P0rtal was and also there will be DLC such as advanced maps, even community maps to download and play as well as other stuff. totally not disappointed in the least bit.
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Portals!
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The game took me slightly under 4 hours to complete, not even going for a speedrun. I probably missed a number of things, but I stopped to listen to dialogue and look at writing on the wall and such. I didn't know what I was doing in advance, I hadn't even watched any gameplay videos.

I did go through all the chambers in portal 1 multiple times (advance chambers on highest difficulty), so I guess maybe I've just gotten good at "thinking with portals", but I didn't have any experience with the paint and the anti gravity beams and the springboards until yesterday. 4 hours or not, it was a great game, I'm sure I'll play it a lot more times, and I haven't touched the co op yet. 100% satisfied
Same here, I wasn't trying to burn through it, but once you're thinking with portals, the learning curve is no longer there. Not every puzzle had an immediately recognizable answer, but after 2 minutes or so I would get it. Took me 3.8 hours total.

A hint to people who haven't played Portal before: Always look up. Up is the answer in Portal, you need height to get a good amount of velocity or shoot out from to do a lot of puzzles. If you come across a giant chasm with no immediately obvious answer, look up, and then look for an angled piece.
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Same here, I wasn't trying to burn through it, but once you're thinking with portals, the learning curve is no longer there. Not every puzzle had an immediately recognizable answer, but after 2 minutes or so I would get it. Took me 3.8 hours total.

A hint to people who haven't played Portal before: Always look up. Up is the answer in Portal, you need height to get a good amount of velocity or shoot out from to do a lot of puzzles. If you come across a giant chasm with no immediately obvious answer, look up, and then look for an angled piece.
So true, after a while when you're "thinking with portals", you can immediately see the solution to almost all of the levels. Some of them are very intelligently made though. Specifically the white room with the 3 lasers in it.
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Oh no! you guys are making me think Im much further in it that I initially thought..
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I paid $45 for the game, I don't want to kill it in under 5 hours
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The coop almost doubles it, depending on who you get as a partner. I just burned through the first three sections with a random person.

The campaign was obviously great, but the coop is actually more fun than I thought it would be. Everything is very polished and well thought out.

We have the exact same post count Ducky. O_o
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COOP will double your play time Just finished coop from start to finish with a random in about 4.5 hours
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Errr.... where do you see that it costs 50$?
http://store.steampowered.com/app/620/

I paid $40 with the dual pack preorder, though.
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Wow you guys do play quick! (I must admit I also played throughout the night, which doesn't help, but I Couldn't help myself once started - and I took lots of screenshots, admiring it )

I'm still not through the single player, but I'm more or less at 6 hours (Steam says 8, but I alt-tabbed to come here to the forum, and visit other sites twice, and Steam usually considers everything unless you actually quit the game).

I love the game! As with the first, I especially like the twist the game takes as it goes into the background scenes. (I hope this doesn't count as a Spoiler, it's more or less expected from the released videos prior to the game release, but the actual story is amazing!)
 
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i know, but not the same thing as harder puzzles for single player? There was only two puzzles in the Portal 2 single player that really stumped me, and one of them was, i swear, broken.
(...)
You may want to put that post in spoiler tags
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