Project Mobius and MobiusRP related shit
HomeGalleryFAQCalendarSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Log in
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Do you own Half-Life 2?
Yes - I own HL2
Half-Life 2: Portal Vote_lcap83%Half-Life 2: Portal Vote_rcap
 83% [ 43 ]
No - I don't own HL2
Half-Life 2: Portal Vote_lcap17%Half-Life 2: Portal Vote_rcap
 17% [ 9 ]
Total Votes : 52
Latest topics
»  Peany's TS3 Player Model Pack v5 link doesn't work :(
Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeFri Jan 28, 2011 9:23 pm by Tulip Sniper

» Ogmogo Freeman
Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeWed Sep 15, 2010 5:39 pm by Don Punch

» Which game?
Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeFri Jul 23, 2010 3:12 am by MallotH

» Source RP map project
Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeWed Jul 21, 2010 11:29 pm by chilled

» Source based MMORPG
Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeSun Jul 11, 2010 10:15 pm by Don Punch

» Source RP map project picture refrences
Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeTue May 25, 2010 7:59 pm by Don Punch

» Hello evey body!
Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeTue May 25, 2010 12:55 pm by Don Punch

» gm_pacific
Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeMon May 03, 2010 2:22 am by Don Punch

» Island Map for Source
Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeSun May 02, 2010 7:53 pm by Don Punch



 Half-Life 2: Portal

Go down 
Don Punch
Don Punch

Number of posts : 1191
Age : 40
Location : Texas, USA
Reputation : 28
Points : 420
Registration date : 2008-07-01

Character sheet
Hmm whats this now: Cruisin' down the street in my '64

Half-Life 2: Portal Empty
PostSubject: Half-Life 2: Portal   Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeWed Oct 01, 2008 2:38 pm

So you’ve played through Portal and loved every minute as much as we did. Maybe you’ve even gone through the advanced maps and tried out some of the challenges? So what comes next?

How about the ability to play through Half-Life 2, HL2 Episodes, or other Source-powered games with the portal gun in-hand? We’ve been doing that very thing for the past few days now, and after hours spent experimenting with various techniques and tricks, we’re here to show you how.

To start, check out this video we cut together to show you “Half-Life 2: Portal” in action.

Now, follow our instructions below to the letter and you’ll be firing your gravity gun through portals at unsuspecting Combine in no time.

  • First off, backup up your entire Portal directory in a safe place. It’s the folder marked “portal” in ..\Steam\steamapps\(your_steam_id)\. We, nor Valve, take any responsibility in the unlikely event of you hosing your game files. Worse comes to worse though, you could always just redownload from STEAM.

  • Next, download and install, if you haven’t already, GCFScape. This handy program will allow you to access the cached game files for any Source-powered game, in addition to several other Steam games you may have downloaded

  • Once that’s done, browse to the directory ..\Steam\steamapps\. There, you’ll see all the available GCF archives. We’ll start with Half-Life 2.

  • Open the GCF marked “half-life 2 content.gcf” You’ll see a directory tree in the left pane. Click the box to the left of the folder marked “hl2″ to see the directory listing contained within it. Then, right-click “maps,” select ‘Extract’ and extract the entire folder into the directory \Steam\steamapps\(your_steam_id)\portal\portal. This will merge it with the existing Portal map folder.

  • Do the same with the ’scenes’ folder

  • Fire up Steam and run Portal. When it’s done doing its thing, open up the developer console with ‘~’ (you may need to enable it under your keyboard options).

  • At the console, type “maps” to list all the available maps. Now that you’ve imported the Half-Life 2 maps, this will be a fairly lengthy list and some of the names, like citadel and canals, should seem familiar.

  • Type “map” and then the map name to open that map. For instance, “map d1_canals_01″

  • When the map is done loading, pull up the console again and enable cheats by entering “sv_cheats 1″

  • To give yourself all weapons, including the portal gun, enter “impulse 101″

  • Depending on how far you got in Portal, you may need to upgrade the portal gun to fire both portals. Enter “upgrade_portalgun” to do so

  • Go lay waste to some alien scum with the power of portals!

Half-Life 2: Portal Hl2p04

Here are some more thoughts on our experiences:

  • Follow the same steps if you’d like to try it out with Half-Life 2: Deatmatch or Episodes 1 and 2.

  • We actually highly recommend starting with the HL2: DM maps to give you a feel of how things operate and allow you to experiment with various techniques. You can spawn an enemy by first looking where you would like him to be placed and then entering, say, “npc_create_equipment weapon_shotgun; wait; npc_create npc_combine_s” to create a Combine soldier with a shotgun. (Visit this HL2 Filefront page for more details)

  • Sorry, but we’ve racked our brains and can’t figure out a simple way to get multiple people into a game of HL2: DM this way. We’re sure some enterprising group of modders will come up with something in the coming weeks, though.

  • We did not attempt to do this with Team Fortress 2, Counter-Strike: Source, or Day of Defeat: Source. As fun as it might sound in theory, we would like to dissuade you from trying it as well, as it probably won’t yield any real satisfactory results.

  • All the same basic concepts of Portal apply here, including realistic momentum and gravity. You’ll also automatically regain health very quickly as in Portal. We’ll try to find a fix for this and post it soon.

  • It may take some time to figure out which surfaces work and which don’t, since obviously this is no longer clearly indicated by the textures. Generally speaking, shoot only for flat walls, floors, and ceilings and not objects like rocks or boxes

  • Sadly, NPC’s and enemies cannot pass through portals. However, almost all ammunition, from bullets shot to grenades tossed to objects flung with the gravity gun, can and will make their way through smoothly.

  • You’ll also probably notice a weird, floating colored cloud that follows you around (it appears a few times in the video above). We couldn’t figure out a way to disable this, but thankfully it’s only a minor annoyance.

  • As in Portal, the player’s health will regenerate very quickly. A savvy reader by the name of Adam Brock has posted in the comments a way to ‘disable’ regenerative health by setting ’sv_regeneration_wait_time’ to a very high number. You can do so, for example, by entering “sv_regeneration_wait_time 7200″ at the console (after applying “sv_cheats 1″) to postpone any health regeneration for two hours.

    Half-Life 2: Portal Hl2p03

Half-Life 2: Portal DonPunch
Back to top Go down
View user profile
God amoungst Men
God amoungst Men

Number of posts : 257
Age : 25
Location : Florida, USA
Reputation : 1
Points : 12
Registration date : 2008-08-06

Character sheet
Hmm whats this now: Ill just be like everyone else and be confused with this sheet, right?

Half-Life 2: Portal Empty
PostSubject: Re: Half-Life 2: Portal   Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeWed Oct 01, 2008 2:51 pm

I saw this a while back, but I thought it was too complicated for me to do. But now that you shed some light, I could try now (even though you didn't make the information yourself xD)
Back to top Go down
View user profile
God amoungst Men
God amoungst Men

Number of posts : 343
Age : 29
Location : Denmark
Reputation : 0
Points : 8
Registration date : 2008-09-22

Character sheet
Hmm whats this now: edit in profile

Half-Life 2: Portal Empty
PostSubject: Re: Half-Life 2: Portal   Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeFri Oct 03, 2008 4:30 am

I did the same thing but I just ran the HL2 campaign gamemod on Gmod and used the portal gun mod, allmost the same thing
Back to top Go down
View user profile
==[DC Labs]== Devon M.
God amoungst Men
God amoungst Men
==[DC Labs]== Devon M.

Number of posts : 217
Age : 29
Location : Cocoa Beach, FL
Reputation : 0
Points : 0
Registration date : 2008-08-19

Character sheet
Hmm whats this now: Keep your hand out of your pants

Half-Life 2: Portal Empty
PostSubject: Re: Half-Life 2: Portal   Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitimeSat Oct 04, 2008 4:42 pm

I did that in HL2: EP2 as well
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content

Half-Life 2: Portal Empty
PostSubject: Re: Half-Life 2: Portal   Half-Life 2: Portal Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
Half-Life 2: Portal
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
» Portal 2 DVDRIP-Unleashed

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
MobiusRP :: General Forums :: Video Games-
Jump to: