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[SP] Portal Stories Mel: Past Power 1.6 01/30/12 2,611 Download
 Hello everyone,

We're very pleased to be able to share a demo level for Portal Stories: Mel!
This demo will show some of the content we have created so far this includes:
- One level to play
- Custom loading screens
- Custom main menu

This demo is around 70mb in size, so if you're reading this description before you downloaded the map, start downloading the map and return here ;)

The Level included is called "Past Power". It's a level that takes place in a cave far underneath the modern apperture and features various gels and flings.
Difficulty : Medium
Size : Medium

Past Power has the difficulty and number we are aiming for in Portal Stories.

[bigspoiler=installation instructions]To install this map:
- Browse to your Steam\steamapps folder and check if you have a \sourcemods folder there. If you don't, create one.
- Unzip the file to your Steam\steamapps\sourcemods folder.
(When you did this you should have a portal_stories_demo folder in sourcemods. In this folder there should be various maps like cfg, maps and materials. If this folder has another portal_stories_demo in it instead of the other folders, cut the content from the portal_stories_demo/portal_stories_demo and place them in the steam/steamapps/sourcemods/portal_stories_demo folder.)
- If you want to use your normal portal 2 settings: copy from stteam/steamapps/common/portal 2/portal2/cfg the config.cfg and videodefaults.txt files and copy them to your Steam\steamapps\sourcemods\portal_stories_demo\cfg folder.
- RE-BOOT STEAM
- You should now have Portal Stories Demo on steam!
- Launch the game and enjoy![/bigspoiler]

Upgrade instructions:
Remove your steam/steamapps/sourcemods/portal_stories_demo and follow the installation instructions.
We really hope you enjoy this map!

[bigspoiler=Changes in version 1.2]- Fixed various graphical errors.
- Fixed a way where you can get stuck.
- Add a proper cube dispenser.
- Added proper fog
- Did some more optimization.
- Changed the damage done if you fall down.
- Changed the layout of the blue gel room.
- Fixed some clipping models.
- Added some models to make some parts of the level look better.
- Lowered the bridge a bit so it's easier to jump onto it![/bigspoiler]

[bigspoiler=Changes in version 1.1]- removed some of the files that weren't used in the demo. (therby reducing the file size with 20MB)
- Added a visual clue to what a certain button would do.
- Did some optimization improvements.
- Fixed a solution where you could stack two cubes, thereby bypassing the intended solution.
- Fixed a solution where you would only need one cube to solve the map.
- Hid a white surface from the outside to avoid confusion.
- Removed a confusing texture
- Removed a strange looking texture. Might be replaced when I've created a good looking alternative version ;)[/bigspoiler]

The Portal Stories team:
- Andy
- James
- Lpfreaky90
- Moth
- TheCakeIsASpy

Special thanks to:
- Skotty for custom models
- All the playtesters
- Every other person that was involved in the creation of this mod.









 
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To Play These Maps:
  • Save each map to the "C:\program files\steam\[steamid]\common\portal 2\portal2\maps" folder
  • Unzip any that are zipped
  • Run Portal 2
  • Enable the developers console. You can do so through Settings -> Keyboard -> Advanced -> Enable Developer Console.
  • Open the Developer Console by pressing ~ or ` (the key beside 1 and under escape)
  • Finally type "map" (without quotes) then the name of the map, and press enter. For example: map some_map_name
Note: If you are having lighting issues, type "mat_fullbright 1" into the console and it should fix your problem. Just make sure to set it back to "mat_fullbright 0" when you're done!