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Portal 2 or Portal??

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  1. Funtoss

    Funtoss New Member

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    Guys, should i get portal 2 or should i buy portal first? because i havent played portal ever in my life :p

    would it make any difference in story?
    please help thanks
     
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    IDK about Portal 2, the game has not been released yet. However, I would recommend Portal to anyone any day, that game is short and fun.
     
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    If you had preordered Portal 2, you would have gotten 1.

    You can play 2 without having played 1, but I would suggest getting 1 first, simply because you will want to play both of them, and going back from 2 to 1 would most likely suck because of the graphics.

    It's released today ;)
     
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    You should definitely get Portal 1 before Portal 2, as P2's story continues directly from where Portal 1 ends.

    As for buying Portal 1, everyone that preordered Portal 2 received a key for free Portal 1 so maybe you could ask people for it?


    And, both games are purely awesome :toast: Must play, imho :)

    Btw, how is this related to hardware? :laugh:

    Portal 2 was released at least 6 hours ago, maybe earlier (that's when I woke up and found out that it has unlocked :D )
     
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    Portal 2 has been released today on Steam
     
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    Am I the only one who forgot about the 10hr earlier release time? :eek:
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    please make threads in the right forum sections. seriously.


    as to the games, play portal 1 first. portal 2's gameplay is based on 1, with extras... if you play 2 first, you'll feel like the first is simple and boring when you go back to it. storyline doesnt really matter, its all about the puzzles and game mechanics as they get revealed.
     
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    I do believe you get the original Portal for free when you buy Portal 2.
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    well then, buy #2 and play them in order.
     
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    That was pre-order only and only on Steam. I pre-ordered from Best Buy (they had it for $34.99 and then sent me $10 online coupon too!) and I didn't get a copy of the original Portal with it. It's not included in the retail box or anything like and when I activated it on Steam, I didn't get an extra copy on there either.

    In any case, play them in order for all the above-mentioned reasons
     
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    Thanks everyone i have decided to get portal 1 and play it and then try out portal 2 and yes i pre ordered it ^__^ the trailers looks nice for the game :p

    i didnt realise this was hardware section :\ i m really sorry for posting this on the wrong section guys, wont happen again
     
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    Does portal cost money again? last i checked it was free but that was when they came out with steam for mac, got my copy for free. and yes totally play portal 1 then 2 it will help you understand the humor and portal 2 rocks
     
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    I got it when I got the Orange Box a while ago, I'm getting portal 2 either this week or next week.

    Episode 3, please? :(
     
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    yeah that free deal was only for a week or month or something.
     
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    lol i just bought the orange box and i m loving portal and team fortress 2 !! havent tried half life 2 yet?? :p wonder if its good, but i m loving portal !!
     
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    It's awesome, one of the best games of all time.
     
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    P1 then P2. Injoy all of it!
     
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    Play HL2 b4 you play Portal. Play HL2 before finishing reading my reply... Play HL2 or go directly to jail. Do not pass go, do not collect £200.
     
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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    I've completed Portal and I must be about 60% through Portal 2. You MUST play part 1 first ;)
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Even if Portal 2 was not around you should play the first one anyway. Even HL2 is a good game.
     
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    gasp! you skipped portal 1? You missed half your childhood! Where you living in a cave back then? :D
     
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    I suggest playing them in order, they have a great story.
     
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    Definitely play Portal first, it's great. Keep the suspense of Portal 2 for later :)
     
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    I finished Portal 2 earlier today and I can say with complete confidence that it is in your best interest to play Portal first. It will get you familiar with the usage of portals for problem solving and provide you with a bit of story that will be referenced frequently in Portal 2.

    Also, I recommend reading the Portal 2 comic (after finishing Portal and before playing Portal 2).
     
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    Loved the comic, nice link from the holy one. Another gift from him will be coming this Easter weekend. :)
     

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