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Portal update on Steam

Discussion in 'Games' started by robal, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. PVTCaboose1337

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    MORSE CODE IN THE BUNCHIE!

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    I think the mystery has been solved.
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    Random images are still popping up when people put "backup" in for both the u and p. There is also more than 1 logon. Trust me.

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    Looks like the Borealis on cracked ice! Vortigant on the right!

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    erocker says thanks.
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    I am surely excited. GDC is next week! The Half Life series is by far my most favorite game ever. I am really REALLY excited!! :rockout:


    What is that?
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    This is very interesting. Me like, a lot.
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    interesting
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    this has to be one of the most creative type of marketing I've ever seen. Not only that but it also shows how many die hard fans steam/valve has.
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    Valve is just plain awesome. They can take as long as they want (e.g. "Valve Time") provided they keep up the overall killer quality and fun like this.

    http://www.macrumors.com/2010/03/03/valve-teases-upcoming-half-life-release-for-mac/

    Edit: It would seem based on these teaser images that it's not just Steam coming to Mac but many of their premiere games such as HL2, TF2 and LFD2. The Mac version of HL1 was scrapped like 8 years ago after it was completed apparently. Given the very robust performance of Windows VMs such as Parallels since the Mac became an Intel platform (combined with CPUs supporting hardware virtualization) perhaps these games can now actually run well in some type of emulation mode as opposed to needing to be ported?
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    Mac users are getting TF2, HL, Steam etc?! That's nuts. Valve just needs to start making video cards.

    My thoughts on all of this so far... Portal was a glimpse into Arpeture Science for a lead-in to HL2:EP3/Portal 2. I'm soo excited and Valve is just plain awesome.
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    That is so awesome and interesting, and all just for a game. I love Valve.
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    Great quote from Rock Paper Shotgun:

    http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/03/03/valves-big-fat-hint-steam-for-macs/#more-26383

    And there it is! :laugh:
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    oh how much i love Valve but dang didn't realize how many (hackers) i mean smart people there are to find this stuff out
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    I don't know I played the end boss sequence again today and had the old ending. Mind you I didn't unlock the new achievement and didn't play the morse code on the radio (don't know how). But my Portal has been updated previously, so I have no clue why.
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    I'm gonna jizz my pants if its Episode 3.:)
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    I dont know if it is but definitely starting to think that the "no episode 3" announcement earlier this year was part of the setup of this whole thing...

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