Portal, the popular game from Valve, has been critically acclaimed since its release in 2007. Its unique gameplay and humorous storyline is the reason for its popularity amongst nerds everywhere. This has also spawned a large community in cosplay and prop design. The most popular aspect of the game has to be the awesome portal gun. The gun creates companion portals on almost any surface that allow the player to jump form place to place with ease and also allows you to move heavy objects with ...
How cool would it be to have your own A.S.H.P.D., aka Portal Gun? Find out for yourself. Learn how to build your own Portal Gun, just like the one in the game, from affordable parts by watching this Indy Mogul Backyard FX video guide.
This video tutorial from IndyMogul shows you how to create a hand stab effect and Halo Portal Gun.
Looking to enhance your Minecraft experience with the Portal Gun mod? Start by watching this video. You'll have to download Modloader and Audiomod and the Portal Gun. Playing Minecraft on your Mac will just keep getting better. Have fun with the Portal Gun!
This Steampunk portal gun (from the game Portal) was recently featured on Kotaku, and is really, really beautiful. It's rare that you see such refined woodworking in steampunk props. Now if only it worked...
Many of the indie games featured at PAX Prime have been in development for years. That's how long it takes to make a great game. But the two-man development studio in eastern Europe called Stabyourself has existed for less than a year and has already created two games—three more are on the way. They may be spitting out games left and right, but they've got a few to be excited about.
We've already seen how to levitate a Companion Cube using a Portal gun—now we're going to show you how to shoot your own portals! The guys at MobiusLOL give you an overview of how they created their Portal-inspired short film, "Experimental Portal Device".
If you've ever played through Valve's amazing first-person puzzle game Portal, you probably have dreams and nightmares about orange and blue portals appearing in the walls around you. Do you want to recreate the effect in a film? This video will show you how to create your very own colored wall portals on film using After Effects.
Half-Life 2 and it's brilliantly creative baby Portal refuse to die, offering the same great gameplay today that they did when they were released in 2004. This video will show you how to mimic, in After Effects, a very cool effect from the game called a portal storm. It basically looks like lightning on steroids, and will give any movie that you are compositing in After Effects some really legit sci-fi flair.
The Minecraft portal, part of the October 31st Halloween Update, is a frame of Obsidian that teleports the player to the Nether. Watch this video and learn how to create a Portal in Minecraft, avoiding obsidian mining, and without diamond tools.
What could make Portal better? Not much, but flying is definitely on the list. Watch this video to learn how to turn on No Clip so that you can fly around and visit the Cake Room in Portal for PC.
Hey, cheer up! The Achievement Hunters are here to show you the best way to earn the No Hard Feelings achievement in Portal 2 for Xbox 360. Watch this video guide to Portal 2 and learn how to raise your Xbox 360 Gamerscore by earning this achievement.
Watch this video walkthrough to learn how to earn the Team Building achievement in Portal 2. If you are playing co-op mode and want to learn how to earn this achievement, pay attention to this Portal 2 guide video and follow along.
There's a right way and a wrong way to get the Schrodinger's Catch Achievement in Portal 2. Would we every steer you wrong? This video will explain how to get the achievement so you can continue on your way to beating Portal 2 100%.
Get ready to take on Portal 2 on the Playstation 3, Xbox 360 or PC, by watching this video showing how to beat level one. This video will take you through the entire first level of the game and explain what you need to do to get to level two of Portal 2.
There's an easy way and a hard way to build a portal in Minecraft. The hard way involves getting your hands on a diamond pick, and those are not thick on the ground. Here is the easy way to build a portal!
OnTime 2008 Customer Portal enables you to invite customers and 3rd parties into the development conversation. Through controlled access they can submit bugs, feature requests and request help by intitiating their own support tickets. This installment from Axosoft's own series of video tutorials on the OnTime Project Management Suite will show you the power of Customer Portal.
When Facebook launched its first hardware products last year, the Portal and Portal+ smart displays, the company mostly touted its video-calling features as it faced off against Amazon and its Echo Show.
Follow along through the creation of a fictitious customer portal to learn about master pages, themes, membership, roles, site navigation, user profiles, and the Web Site Administration Tool in this ASP.Net video tutorial.
If you've played the game Portal by Valve before, you've most likely popped one portal onto the ceiling and another directly below it on the floor, dropped your Companion Cube in, and then watched it fall forever. Well, now it has been done in real life, in an actual hallway, not in a rendered world.
Portal has been one of the most critically acclaimed and universally loved games of the last few years, and there's plenty of fan art to prove it. From building a Portal gun, to a gravity defying Companion Cube, and even installing Portal onto a graphing calculator, fans have found some innovative ways to show their love for the games.
The cake is a LIE!!! If you're a gamer worth his (or her) salt, then you know all about Portal. And not only that, you've played it, completed it and finished all its challenges. Well, maybe you didn't go THAT far, but regardless, EVERY gamer knows about Portal. Even Lionhead Studios.
You'd better start watching where you're stepping because there are portals opening up everywhere thanks to Apple's ARKit.
The only bad thing about Portal is that you can't play it everywhere. You can't play it while camping, you can't play it in the car, and you can't play it in the waiting room at the dentists office (unless you lug around your laptop to all of these places. Weirdo).
Shadows of the Damned features a pretty cool homage to the Portal series of video games right around the first level. Take a look at this video to find out where this easter egg is hidden as the Achievement Hunter team lets you in on the secret.
Here's a really helpful video for anyone that is interested in Portal 2 game design. Watch and learn how to create a Shredder from scratch in Hammer. This video provides step by step instructions and an on screen demonstration for your benefit.
Level 18 is one of the harder levels in Portal, so this video will give you a quick walkthrough on how to beat it.
Building virtual portals are popular practice for developers to demonstrate the "wow" factor of augmented reality.
From a very early age we have an intrinsic obsession with things that float. Why do you think we love balloons and bubbles so much? So, it's no surprise that our smartphones are being invaded by floating features.
Are you afraid of the dark? Then you probably shouldn't visit the nether, Minecraft's version of hell. But if you don't mind being scared, check out this video to learn how to build a portal out of steel and lava that will take you to the nether.
Have you noticed the P-Body easter egg in Portal 2? It's in chapter eight, the itch, in test chamber fifteen. There's a glitch in the game that allows you to get to where P-Body is, watch this video to learn how to do it!
Delve into the Underworld! This tutorial shows you how to build a portal into the Nether in your game of Minecraft. You will need lots of obsidian to build this, so find a pool of still lava as your first step.
To start with, this tutorial shows you how to make a compass in Minecraft that will always point towards your spawn location. It also demonstrates how you can safely mine for obsidian from lava pits, and how to build portals into the Nether.
A video walkthrough of room 18 on Portal for the PC and XBox 360. This game is part of the Half Life: Orange Box.
The cake is not real! Learn how to beat the final boss (the smart mouthed A.I robot) of Portal for the Half Life 2: Orange Box.
Fighting Straga is the main boss fight In the Xbox 360 game Darksiders - The Black Throne. Can you beat him? Quickly shoot a portal onto one of the floor stations in front of Straga. Watch his mace carefully and you'll see another orange portal point on the side of it. Shoot a second portal onto the mace then wait for Straga to raise the mace back behind his head. When he does this, drop through the portal you made on the ground so your pop out of the portal on his mace and land on the platfo...
Excited about Portal 2? Show the world! This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know to draw a custom Portal 2 playercard emblem in the Call of Duty: Black Ops Emblem Editor.
Public Wi-Fi networks that have a captive portal sign-in screen can sometimes be broken on Android. This seems to happen randomly and on some devices more than others. You'll get the "Sign into Wi-Fi network" notification, but it just doesn't work. If that's happening to you, you'll be glad to know an app can help fix the issue.
It looks like Facebook really likes Google's augmented reality leadership talent, as the social media giant has hired away another employee from the AR and VR team at Mountain View to lead its team for a product that brings Facebook's AR platform into homes.
Ooooo. Step back, Jack. This one has the taser ignition. Not only that, this dude give you desert decal instructions and ways to camo your potato gun. This potato gun tutorial is pure instruction, in two parts. Kudos. Watch this nifty weapon hack to learn how to build a potato gun launcher with interchangeable barrels. This potato gun "spudzooka" with interchangeable barrels is powered by taser ignition. It also resembles those bazookas and RPGs causing so much havoc on the world today.