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Yea, it's hilarious seeing each other screw up/launch across the room holding a cube or ball like Michael Jordan. Comment on something below (spoiler)

I thought that room where you have to both jump and collide into each other was real cool, as well as the one where you have to aim the laser through 2 portals, a glass window, and 2 more portals to reach its target.



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Played through it yesterday, but wasn't there some kind of 'vacuum' type of pipe in the game?
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There was, but it didn't make it to the final product...unfortunately.
Don't let your hopes down, it might be added in soon. Remember Portal 1 had all the extra challenges in the main menu? Portal 2 has to have some! I'm sure even co-op will get some extra challenges.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 4/21/11 at 12:10pm
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I thought that room where you have to both jump and collide into each other was real cool.
Me too, I loved that level. Me and my mate spent a short while spawning portals everywhere before I dinged, noticed what we were supposed to do and he noticed too. Some very intuitive level design in this game.
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Some very intuitive level design in this game.
That is one of the things I have noticed too. I think it very possible that one of the reasons that the game isn't all that long is the complexity of creating these test chambers. It is not like a shooter; make a room, put some bad guys in it, make another room, put more bad guys in it, repeat until bored.

To actually make a test reasonably complex, interesting and yet solvable by most people must be a challenge.

I think if I tried it my test chamber would resemble Wheatly's first effort....
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I took a break from SP last night to let it all sink in, That way I can come to work today and repeat what ever GLaDOS said to my cousin XD. Tried CO-OP last night too.... amazing.. I teamed up with some random person we ended up having a blast.

Edit: first game I have ever played that when paired up with a complete stranger, I end up having the most fun I have had in a while with games.

Most of the time im like..ugh I gotta pair up with this noob blah blah blah...

I got non of that last night.
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It would be amazing if Valve allowed modders to make custom maps for co-op. That would probably make Portal 2 the multiplayer game of 2011
     
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Just a note: The Professor Portal achievement is pretty hard to get. You have to first complete the co-op mode, then start a new co-op game with a friend that has never played co-op and complete the calibration area. There are 2 Steam community groups out there for people that have completed co-op or haven't played it at all and if you go for this achievement early it'll be easy to get.

1. Beat co-op mode with anyone.
2. Join the "I completed co-op" group.
3. Find the "I haven't played co-op group" page and join the chat room.
4. Organize with someone in there to help you get the achievement. It'll take ~10 minutes to finish the calibration area.

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It would be amazing if Valve allowed modders to make custom maps for co-op. That would probably make Portal 2 the multiplayer game of 2011
They already do. Source SDK tools are no different across their different Source games. Anyone can make Portal 2 content and I'm sure we'll be seeing stuff very soon, including official content straight from Valve.

In my opinion, the items are ridiculously expensive. $5 for a skin? Really? I'd say $1 is most reasonable. Come on, Valve has made a KILLING off Portal 2, and it probably didn't cost them all that much to develop considering that they already had most of the legwork done from Portal 1.
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It would be amazing if Valve allowed modders to make custom maps for co-op. That would probably make Portal 2 the multiplayer game of 2011
It is based on Source, for which the modding tools have been around for a while, so I don't see why not. I think there are already some extra Portal 2 SP maps out there, MP maps are probably not far behind.

Edit: I'm wrong, the maps I thought were Portal 2 maps are actually Portal 1 maps with elements from 2, like aerial faith plates, lasers and some of the gels.
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It would be amazing if Valve allowed modders to make custom maps for co-op. That would probably make Portal 2 the multiplayer game of 2011
Even better would be if, after getting some sort of stamp of approval from Valve, they would come with scripted commentary from GLaDOS. Or maybe Cave would be a better choice.
    
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Even better would be if, after getting some sort of stamp of approval from Valve, they would come with scripted commentary from GLaDOS. Or maybe Cave would be a better choice.
I never played through Portal Prelude. It looks like a very well put together mod. I may give it a go after I finish Portal 2.
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Even better would be if, after getting some sort of stamp of approval from Valve, they would come with scripted commentary from GLaDOS. Or maybe Cave would be a better choice.
Hell yes. I love those GlaDOS little comments
     
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