A first-person action/puzzle video game, developed by Valve Corporation. It is the sequel to Portal.

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How can I extract the full audio or get subtitles of GLaDOS's sentences in Portal 2?

I started playing Portal 2 and GLaDOS voice and dialogs are simply amazing. I would like to hear or read again some of her sentences. Is it possible extracting them in audio or text form, from some ...
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What are the lyrics to the Turret Opera at the end of Portal 2?

So after you beat the main game and the finale movie starts to run, Chell's upward elevator-ing is abruptly halted by a quartet of turrets. Rather than shoot at you, they start to... sing? What are ...
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Can we play Portal 2 co-op on one PC or Mac?

Is there a way to play Portal 2 co-op on a single PC or Mac? If so, do we need two keyboards, or two mice, or what? Do we need to buy two copies of the game? Note: The wireless XBox 360 controller ...
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Can Portal 2 co-op be played between PC and PS3 Steam linked accounts?

The PS3 version of Portal 2 comes with a code to link it to a Steam account. Apparently this allows you to play on both the PC and PS3 with one purchase. Can this be used to play co-op between the ...
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What maps correspond to what test chambers in Portal 2?

Short of running through and dropping save points on every chamber, the easiest way to get wherever is to just map or changelevel sp_a4_stop_the_box (chapter 8, chamber 6, as an example) in the dev ...
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What's the story behind the drawings on the wall in Portal 2?

While playing Portal 2 I encountered several drawings on the walls: Something about someone getting shot, companion cubes, people choking on poisonous gas and Chell doing nasty things to GLaDOS. ...
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Turning on Aerial Faith Plate trajectory display?

In the Advanced Aerial Faith Plate room, the commentary node shows you trajectory lines for the Aerial Faith plates and talks about some of the implementation details of them. I was wondering if all ...
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How to save console options in Portal 2?

I'm playing Portal 2 with my girlfriend, and she gets motion sick. We found out a console option to reduce the field of view, which drastically reduces her sickness (cl_fov_75). However, this option ...
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Is progress in the coop campaign in Portal 2 saved?

I've started playing the coop campaign of Portal 2 during launch break today, and had to stop because of time constraint. I didn't find an option to save the game, so we just disconnected. Is there a ...
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How do you reset saved multiplayer progress in Portal 2?

Multiplayer progress in Portal 2 is saved to Steam Cloud: Is progress in the coop campaign in Portal 2 saved? How do you reset your progress to zero and experience the game from scratch with someone ...
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How can I enable the developer console on a non-US keyboard?

I tried to enable the developer console in the options menu in Portal 2, but it doesn't work out of the box because I'm using a german keyboard and the ~ key is not recognized. I tried to edit the ...
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How can you skip the intro sequence in Portal 2?

Looking at the ceiling and floor and art is exhilarating and all, but if I want to just skip to the gameplay on future playthroughs rather than listen to Wheatley for those couple minutes, is there a ...
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How can I get dubbing or subtitles to Portal 2?

I'm from Czech Republic and I love playing Portal 2. I'm quite good an English speaker, but I just don't understand some parts of what they're saying. I was looking around the internet. But I can't ...
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Where can I find Portal 2 mods?

I obviously don't own Portal 2 yet but am considering buying since it's on sale on Steam at the moment. My question is - I've heard that the SDK has been released some weeks ago so one would expect ...
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How to unlock the achievements related to hidden areas in Portal 2?

Portal 2 features a number of achievements that are related to "hidden" areas: Door Prize Final Transmission Ship Overboard Portrait of a Lady Party of Three How can I unlock them?
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Is there a way to keep the Portal 2 game completion background?

I want to be able to keep the Portal 2 game completion background: Is there a way to keep it? It seems to go away every time I close the game.
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How Can I Reproduce GLaDOS' Voice Modulation Effect? [closed]

One of things I'm particularly interested is how they transformed Ellen McLain's voice to GLaDOS' musical one. I don't think it's entirely a natural effect by voice acting, though I have to admit I ...
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What is Caroline's fate at the end of Portal 2?

At the end of Portal 2, when something in the building makes an announcement that Caroline is deleted, how much of her was really deleted? Maybe this is intended to be open-ended, but it seems a ...
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What determines which character I play in Portal 2 co-op?

There are two characters in Portal 2 co-op: Atlas and P-Body, but there appears to not be a character selection screen before you start playing. Are the characters randomly assigned to each player or ...
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What are all the facts that Core 3 babbles about in Portal 2?

I just finished Portal 2 and found the facts by Core 3, the "fact" core, quite humorous and informative (I don't believe him). Since time was short, I couldn't listen to all the facts he might say. ...
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Was GLaDOS initially “too mean” for Portal 2? [closed]

I just read a Youtube comment saying that the developers canned some of GLaDOS dialogue because she was "too mean" for players initially. Is there actually additional GlaDOS dialogue that didn't make ...
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Is it at all possible to install Portal 2 purely from retail DVD?

Does anyone know if it is at all possible to install Portal 2 purely from retail DVD? I purchased my copy just yesterday and after going to about 4% the installer has now begun hogging my bandwidth by ...
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Where is the Portrait of a Lady achievement?

Where do I need to go in Portal 2 to get the Portrait of a Lady achievement? I thought it would've been the portrait of Chell I found (the one that was on the cover of the comic) but that apparently ...
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Easter Eggs in Portal/Portal 2 [closed]

Since Valve makes numerous games that are quite popular, I was wondering if anyone had a good resource for listing the Easter Eggs in Portal and Portal 2. I've seen some web pages that list a couple, ...
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Cameo appearances by the co-op characters?

Somewhere in Chapter 8, possibly a test numbered 15 (I can't exactly remember now), another chamber (to the right as you enter) gets ripped in half, and for a short while you can see P-Body (the ...
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How do you set up Portal 2 split-screen co-op on a PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we play Portal 2 co-op on one iMac? According to this article and this steam forum thread, it's possible to set up a split-screen co-op in Portal 2 on the PC. To ...
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What happens if I catch Wheatley?

Near the beginning of the game, when Wheatley (your companion, the robot personality sphere) jumps off his rail, what happens if you manage to catch him? I slipped and missed him, and I'm a little ...
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How do I achieve “Smash TV”?

Which eleven monitors do I have to break to obtain the Smash TV achievement? I'm assuming it's the monitors that appear throughout Chapter 8? But, having just run through Chapter 8 and trying to ...
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Is there any way to escape the “good listener” room?

In Chapter 4, after Wheatley busted me out and I did a bit of running, Glados opened up the "final" test chamber and asked me to complete it. (This is the room with the heart on the wall, and you get ...
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How do I enter the Aperture Science Innovators initiative?

Hurray! I'm stuck again in chapter 6, after the announcement from Cave. There is a bridge to enter the next section but I'd need to be a TF2 scout to cross it. There obviously must be a solution with ...
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How do I actually start the Peer Review DLC on Portal 2?

I just downloaded and installed the Peer Review DLC as well as a game update for Portal 2 on PS3. How do I actually play the new co-op mode, though? When I select co-op, all it lets me choose is Co-Op ...
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What is the blue/orange symbolism in Portal 2?

In a comment to my answer on this question, Arda Xi mentioned that there is a lot of blue/orange symbolism in Portal 2. I haven't finished the game yet, but I'm curious. What do the portal colours ...
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Why was everything unlocked the first time I started Portal 2 coop?

I was playing Portal 2 co-op for the first time. We were on PC in split-screen mode. When the game started, we were dumped into a level selection chamber, and a voice announced that all levels were ...
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“Professor Portal” achievement in Portal 2

I achieved almost all of Portal 2 achievements, except "Still Alive" and "Professor Portal". The first one is not a big problem but second one is, since my steam friends who have Portal 2 have already ...
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Where do I find the turrets practicing singing in Portal 2?

I read in this question's answer that you can see the singing turrets of the Portal 2 ending practicing earlier in the game. Where can I find them?
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What are the lyrics to the song PotatOS Lament on Volume 2 of the Portal 2 Soundtrack?

What are the lyrics to the song "PotatOS Lament" on Volume 2 of the Portal 2 soundtrack? It doesn't sound like English (though some parts do sound like the word "potatoes"). Is it another language? ...
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Does split-screen count towards Professor Portal?

I have completed co-op online and have the "You Saved Science" achievement. If I play with someone who has played offline co-op do I still get "Professor Portal"?
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Can I transfer a Portal 2 saved game across accounts and platforms?

I started playing Portal 2 on my friend's Steam account on his Mac, and just bought the game for myself to play on my PC. Is there a way to transfer the saved game from his account on his Mac to my ...
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What does blue portal and orange portal signify?

I haven't played Portal. Now playing Portal 2 and I'm not quite sure if I understand the mechanism properly. I'm stuck in a floor in the chapter 'The Return'. I'm wondering what does blue and orange ...
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What are the licensing terms for Portal 2's soundtrack? [closed]

I am building a game and would like to reuse a song from the Portal 2 soundtrack. But while it's free as in free beer, I can find no information on licensing. What are the licensing terms for reuse ...