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Amazing Companion 2
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Jun 10, 2012 @ 7:39pm
Jun 14, 2012 @ 6:48pm
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You and your Companion Cube must team up to make your way through this maze using a tractor beam.

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rjwut Jun 28, 2012 @ 9:03pm 
I enjoyed it, despite the fizzler slalom driving me up the wall. :)
Constantine Jun 28, 2012 @ 1:57am 
Great map!! Timing is everything with this one, loved it!!! It's one of my favorites now thanks. :)
If you get a moment can you try Cave rat for me please. let me know what you think..
Rengor  [author] Jun 14, 2012 @ 6:54pm 
Alright I have updated the map with the auto save spot before the puzzle with the 4 lasers. And a few other minor visual bits.
Rengor  [author] Jun 14, 2012 @ 3:43pm 
@KFredje: Ah yes I see what you mean. That does sound like a good idea. I'll probably set triggers on both sides of the cube dropper to match the cube checkpoint too.
Krowi Jun 14, 2012 @ 3:20pm 
maybe a solution can be, when you solved a part, let a new dropper start dropping a cube and add checkpoints with the droppers?
Rengor  [author] Jun 14, 2012 @ 2:59pm 
I was planning on that before going with the checkpoint system, but the problem with that is that you can then fire a portal past a number of puzzles with the cube and bypass them too easily.
Krowi Jun 13, 2012 @ 11:23am 
Since this map is created/edited with hammer (I assume since the custom overlays on the walls) you can put checkpoints/saves in the map.
Rengor  [author] Jun 13, 2012 @ 11:20am 
Thanks for the comments!
@KFredje: Restarting when dying is the case for all maps, but Portal2 does have a built-in save system where you revert to when dying. That said I did try to reduce the chances of dying. The biggest risk as you mentioned is losing the ball and being left alone in that puzzle, it would be tricky to resolve that. I'd recommend falling back on the save system again. It's team work, you and your companion cube!

Roooo Jun 13, 2012 @ 6:27am 
Krowi Jun 13, 2012 @ 3:13am 
I like this map but there are 2 things I want to point to:

1) If you die you have to start all over which is pretty annoying, add some checkpoints (save points) in your map.

2) This is maybe more inportant, but I got stuck once. The place is on the first picture you have uploaded with your map. It's the bottom right piece on the picture. I lost my cube and there was no way to get it back without killing myself and having to start all over.

Besides this, very good map :)