Portal 2

Portal 2

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Room Experience: The Big House
 
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is waiting to be discovered! Jump - puzzle - jump and explore all floors.

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jandlml Aug 24 @ 6:49pm 
definitely was big but nice puzzle
mood3rd Jul 11 @ 3:56pm 
path to portal 2 maps on a windows 7 home premium 64 bit pc.
start / computer / C drive (or which ever one your operating system is on) /program files (x86) / steam / steam apps / common / portal 2 / portal 2 / puzzles / (now you see a folder with a long number) inside is your maps & screenshots of each map.
maps all end in p2c
you will recognise the screenshot's ending in jpg
the screenshot number will match the map number, it is associated with.
just backing up your maps with screenshots is enough.
steam will put everything else back for you.
on a new pc.
install steam / install portal 2.
with both closed, use path to find puzzles & delete what is inside & copy paste your backup, to that location.
it worked for me, a few times :)
ps. at the earlier stage, when you opened common.
you can see other games.
if you have workshop maps in any of the other games.
you can enter them from here.
eg "Thinking with time machine" ?
hope this helps
Zoraya  [author] Jul 11 @ 2:25pm 
Yes I did that already. I copied the complete portal 2 directory to an external HD. So far I didn´t need to make a new win installation and re-transfer the portal backup. But if there is another save location outside the portal directory for the maps, I would appreciate a tip. Thanks.
mood3rd Jul 9 @ 5:22pm 
Thankyou for the offer.
I will keep it in mind, if I do decide to use hammer.
another tip is to backup your maps, to an external drive.
if you don't already ?
I can explain how, if you want ?
as loads of people have lost theirs.
Zoraya  [author] Jul 9 @ 2:04pm 
Thanks mood. I like to create architecture in my maps, I have some more of this kind.
Also thanks for your tips regarding the item limitation, I knew that guide but it wasn´t in my bookmarks for portal guides, so I just added it.
In my newer maps I sometimes used hammer for the design, textures and some extra effects. It has much more capacities for items. It´s not as easy as the Portal Editor, but I think the basic functions like texturing and some other are not so hard to learn. There are a lot of good tutorials on youtube. You can export your PeTi created maps to hammer and modify them there.
If you want to learn more about it, let me know and I´ll gladly help you. I have some resources for good hammer tutorials.
mood3rd Jul 8 @ 5:36pm 
ps. after reading your 1st comment,
about this map previously having more puzzle elements planned.
but due to the item limit. you had to leave them out.
I thought you might be interested in this:
a good guide for the Items limit:
http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/discussions/-1/882949475711644737/?appid=620
further down in the guide, it mentions how many entities each item has.
beware of antlines. as long ones use a vast amount.
I have found the information extremely helpfull.
mood3rd Jul 8 @ 5:23pm 
good map
I though the way to get the reflector, in the 1st chamber was great.
I had a little trouble aligning the reflector in the 2nd chamber.
(no big problem. just a bit awkward)
but still a good chamber.
the conversion gel had me looking everywhere for a laser catcher or relay.
when eliminating where I could see.
their was only 1 place it could be :)
(their was a antline clue, from the laser field)
good map design.
from functionality to the way it looked :)
good fun
elhalconmisterioso Nov 10, 2015 @ 9:03am 
That was fun. Thanks.
Spaceminnow Sep 5, 2015 @ 5:03pm 
The jumps are a little scary but it seems to work :) The first floor puzzle is good. Slighty on the death map side. The other parts are ok... Easy compared to some of your other chambers :)
dire.fcs Aug 18, 2015 @ 8:23am 
Nice work with bridge in the initial chamber; really huge map ; thumbs up!