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CG Animated Short Shows Life After Aperture

(YouTube Link) After Aperture is a CG fan film with beautiful atmospherics and an understated elegance that attempts to explain what happens to Chell after she escapes from Aperture Science in the video game Portal 2. Apparently the creator Zachariah Scott drew inspiration for the film from a sketch he saw of Chell sitting on the Companion [...]

This Is Aperture- A Portal Nightmare

(YouTube Link) This Is Aperture is robots and laser beams, and some beautiful scenes from the video game Portal 2 cut together with a song sung to the tune of This Is Halloween from The Nightmare Before Christmas. Aside from a few questionable word choices and forced rhymes, it’s cyber cute and definitely lives up to [...]

Space Core Cake

This space core from the game Portal 2 is a cake! Yes, it’s a cake, not a sculpture or toy. To prove it, here’s a picture of the cake being cut. It was made by Mike’s Amazing Cakes. You can see more pictures of the space core cake at Flickr. Link -Thanks, Richard! (Image credit: Flickr [...]

Life-Size Portal Turret Can’t Shoot, but Looks Cool

I am a a big fan of video games and if you have ever played the game Portal, you will recognize this DIY creation right away. The builder handcrafted the turret and it took about a month to build. It has motion detection, a laser pointer, and when it senses motion it plays the sound [...]