a series of first-person puzzle platforming games by developer Valve. Use this tag for questions about characters, locations or events that span multiple games in the Portal series. The games are based in the same universe as the Half Life franchise

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How much time has passed between the events in Portal 1 and 2?

At the start of Portal 2, it's clear that time has passed. You've been woken up every few months for physical and mental fitness tests, until something goes wrong and you're left in stasis for much ...
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What are the connections between Portal series plot and Half-Life series plot?

I heard a lot of rumors about Portal series and Half-Life series plots relation but I didn't found any link. Can you describe which relations exists between this two stories?
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Should I play Portal before Portal 2?

There is a lot of noise around Portal 2 these days. I've looked at several videos and I'm interested in buying it. The "problem" (you'll tell me if it's one or not) is that I never played Portal, the ...
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Is Cave Johnson Chell's Father? [closed]

About around the time of the Portal 2 Announcement ARG, to the best of my knowledge it had become well established that Cave Johnson was Chell's father (with the latter being abducted by GLaDOS on ...
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Who is the character you play in Portal?

The character you play in Portal is never named throughout the game. I can see that it's a female by looking through a portal, but the game always skirts any information about the character (e.g. ...