History Videogame / Portal2

29th Jul '16 12:48:17 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** You get the dual portal device from the bottom of the fire pit where [=GLaDOS=] tried to kill you in the first game. Assuming that not all test subjects were as GenreSavvy as Chell, it seems the portal gun really ''can'' survive temperatures of up to 4000 degrees Kelvin.

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** You get the dual portal device from the bottom of the fire pit where [=GLaDOS=] tried to kill you in the first game. Assuming that not all test subjects were as GenreSavvy as Chell, it It seems the portal gun really ''can'' survive temperatures of up to 4000 degrees Kelvin.



* GenreSavvy:
** Wheatley [[spoiler: becomes DangerouslyGenreSavvy in several ways after he takes control of the facility]]. He's still an idiot, though.
** [[spoiler:After [=GLaDOS=] regains control of the facility she decides to let you go. Her reasoning is that she's sick of trying to kill you, and bad things happen to any AI that tries to kill you.]]
** Aperture Science itself gets a nod: in the lower levels they have signs urging employees to watch out for [[NoOSHACompliance OSHA inspectors]] and, later, instructing them to know their [[LogicBomb paradoxes]] in case of a [[AIIsACrapshoot rogue AI]]. [[HeroicMime Too bad you're mute]] and the AI in question [[TooDumbToFool isn't smart enough to see the paradox.]]



* XanatosGambit: [[spoiler:Wheatley]] goes out of his way to anticipate every possible point of failure during the FinalBoss fight. Being an idiot, he [[BossArenaIdiocy misses some key elements]], but what elevates it to a Xanatos Gambit -- and his crowning moment of being DangerouslyGenreSavvy -- is that he is just smart enough to anticipate the possibility that Chell could ''win''. The only things that stop him from being victorious are Chell's status as a {{Determinator}} and a ChekhovsGun he could not possibly have known about.

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* XanatosGambit: [[spoiler:Wheatley]] goes out of his way to anticipate every possible point of failure during the FinalBoss fight. Being an idiot, he [[BossArenaIdiocy misses some key elements]], but what elevates it to a Xanatos Gambit -- and his crowning moment of being DangerouslyGenreSavvy -- is that he is just smart enough to anticipate the possibility that Chell could ''win''. The only things that stop him from being victorious are Chell's status as a {{Determinator}} and a ChekhovsGun he could not possibly have known about.
26th Jul '16 3:13:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: At the start of the FinalBattle, [[spoiler:Wheatley]] reflects on the ''[[VideoGame/{{Portal}} first game's]]'' boss battle, and more particularly, how things are changing. [[spoiler:This doesn't stop him from making his own foolish mistakes, though.]]
-->[[spoiler:'''Wheatley:''']] Four-part plan is this: One, no portal surfaces. Two, start the neurotoxin immediately. Three, bomb-proof shields for me, leading directly into number four: bombs. For throwing at ''you''.\\
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[[spoiler:PART FIVE! BOOBY-TRAP THE STALEMATE BUTTON!]]
12th Jul '16 12:05:24 AM ShamusAran
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* EldritchLocation: Doug Rattman thinks so in the tie-in comic, ''Lab Rat''.
-->'''Rattman:''' [It's an] impossibility, some mad architect’s opus — a relic from an age that never could have been. [...] Beautiful and terrible — and like anything cloned from a cancer cell, probably immortal.
28th Jun '16 1:16:00 PM ReplacementSquark
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** Cave Johnson was fatally poisoned by lunar dust. Lunar dust really is a horribly abrasive substance that will kill you if you inhale too much- The symptoms you hear in his recording even resemble the effects of silicosis, which is very similar to the effects of exposure to lunar dust.
15th Jun '16 4:46:53 PM Dallenson
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** Another example being when Wheatley's figuring out how to open a door (which he doesn't notice is already open until you startle him). He accidentally causes an electrical discharge which can easily be recognized as the sound of the [[VideoGame/HalfLife Tau Cannon]] firing.
22nd May '16 9:05:39 PM nombretomado
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** Let's not forget the PS3 version coming with a free Steam copy.

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** Let's not forget the PS3 [=PS3=] version coming with a free Steam copy.
21st May '16 8:59:05 AM erforce
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-->--'''[=GLaDOS=]'''

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-->--'''[=GLaDOS=]'''
-->-- '''[=GLaDOS=]'''



** [[BrainUploading Pure Intelligence]] [[AlternateUniverse Cave Johnson]] from the [=PeTI=] DLC finds it overwhelmingly boring. After reading the entire literary canon of all mankind in an instant, he proceeds to "improving" it by merging ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' with everything, before finally deciding he needs to kill everyone so he can ascend to [[Myth/GreekMythology Olympus]].

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** [[BrainUploading Pure Intelligence]] [[AlternateUniverse Cave Johnson]] from the [=PeTI=] DLC finds it overwhelmingly boring. After reading the entire literary canon of all mankind in an instant, he proceeds to "improving" it by merging ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' with everything, before finally deciding he needs to kill everyone so he can ascend to [[Myth/GreekMythology Olympus]].
20th May '16 5:40:55 PM CJCroen1393
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-->'''[=GLaDOS=]:''' (''to Wheatley'') I ''know'' you...\\

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-->'''[=GLaDOS=]:''' (''to Wheatley'') [[spoiler:Wheatley]]'') I ''know'' you...\\
20th May '16 5:39:53 PM CJCroen1393
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** [=GLaDOS=] gives one to Wheatley after his betrayal, when she finally realizes what he really is:

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** [=GLaDOS=] gives one to Wheatley [[spoiler:Wheatley after his betrayal, betrayal]], when she finally realizes what he really is:
20th May '16 5:38:59 PM CJCroen1393
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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler:Wheatley]] gives one in the final battle. [[spoiler:One of his complaints includes [[BrickJoke not catching him when he dislodged himself from the railing at the very beginning]] of the game. [[YouMonster Not even trying.]] What makes it even more amusing is that [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption you can't]], no matter how hard you try. The "use" key won't grab him until he's hit the ground.]]

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: TheReasonYouSuckSpeech:
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[[spoiler:Wheatley]] gives one in the final battle. [[spoiler:One of his complaints includes [[BrickJoke not catching him when he dislodged himself from the railing at the very beginning]] of the game. [[YouMonster Not even trying.]] What makes it even more amusing is that [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption you can't]], no matter how hard you try. The "use" key won't grab him until he's hit the ground.]]]]
** [=GLaDOS=] gives one to Wheatley after his betrayal, when she finally realizes what he really is:
-->'''[=GLaDOS=]:''' (''to Wheatley'') I ''know'' you...\\
[[spoiler:'''Wheatley:''']] Sorry...what?\\
'''[=GLaDOS=]:''' The engineers tried everything to make me behave...to slow me down...once they even attached an intelligence dampening sphere on me...it clung to my brain like a tumor, generating an endless stream of terrible ideas...\\
[[spoiler:'''Wheatley:''']] Nope! Nope! Not listening!\\
'''[=GLaDOS=]:''' ''It was YOUR voice!''\\
[[spoiler:'''Wheatley:''']] No..no you're lying!\\
'''[=GLaDOS=]:''' Yes...''you're'' the tumor! You're not just a regular moron...you were ''designed'' to be a moron!\\
[[spoiler:'''Wheatley:''']] (''[[VillainousBreakdown completely flipping out]]'') I AM NOT A MORON!!!\\
'''[=GLaDOS=]:''' YES YOU ARE! YOU'RE THE MORON THEY BUILT TO MAKE ME AN IDIOT!


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** Shortly afterward, we get this from [=GLaDOS=] after [[spoiler:Wheatley puts her in a potato]]
-->'''[=GLaDOS=]:''' (''to Wheatley'') I ''know'' you...the engineers tried everything to make me behave...to slow me down...once they even attached an intelligence dampening sphere on me...it clung to my brain like a tumor, generating an endless stream of terrible ideas...''it was YOUR voice!''
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