The Aperture Science Conversation Sustenance Device
Alan & Craig take an audio tour through the Aperture Science facilities with a review of Portal 2.
(An enriching 19.9 Mb long install, 00:43:27)
Check the extended show notes scrawled over the walls!
00:00:29 This slurping introduction sponsored by McDonalds
00:01:24 One sentence Portal 2 reviews
00:02:03 Portal 2 = Portal x 2?
00:03:50 Portal’s brevity still impresses
00:05:27 Can lightning strike the same bottle twice? Tag: The Power of Paint running on Valve Time
00:07:41 Portal as a short story. Portal 2 as the novel that happens around you.
00:09:39 Why does the silent protagonist speak to so many designers?
00:11:31 GLaDOS, Chell & a Bring Your Daughter To Work Day potato
00:13:57 Wheatley, with more personality than a Ricky Gervais Podcast
00:17:30 I’m different
00:18:40 Intelligent Portal 2 achievements
00:20:48 Portal 2: A Video Game Comedy & Story as motive
00:22:50 Portal 2 = Portal x 3?
00:25:50 When the illogical becomes logical
00:29:01 Erik Wolpaw on games as a narrative medium
00:30:23 Craig loves combustable lemons
00:31:37 Alan loves Aristotle
00:33:13 The genius of sound design
00:35:18 Co-op and missed opportunities
00:38:10 Why aren’t more people disappointed with the co-op ending?
00:40:28 Valve break the No Cutscene rule
00:42:31 Portal 2: An auditory 4 stars
00:42:40 Outro: How Aperture Science made our lives better
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