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    How do portals work? (Portal Question)

    Alright so, in the game Portal, when there are two portals on the ground and you go in foot first, you pop out from the other portal head first. How the fuck does that work? I mean, even for the games physics -- if you hacked into third person mode what would you see if you watched that? I'm so fucking confused. If there were two portals on the ground shouldn't you come out of the other one upside down?


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    portals are kinda waste of time if u build a portal here and to where u want to tele u dont have to make 1 anymore cuz ur already at the place u want to be? right?





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    This is what you'd see:




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    3rd person view wasn't supposed to be used, as much is obvious. However I feel that they did "hint" that you go out upside down with the view rotation thingy or something. Dunno, I haven't played in a while
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    I don't remember, but in Co-Op would be the best place to see it.

    But chillax, it's a game fo reals homiez, the physics of a portal like that doesn't make sense to begin with.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Blitz View Post
    Alright so, in the game Portal, when there are two portals on the ground and you go in foot first, you pop out from the other portal head first. How the fuck does that work? I mean, even for the games physics -- if you hacked into third person mode what would you see if you watched that? I'm so fucking confused. If there were two portals on the ground shouldn't you come out of the other one upside down?
    simply think about it like a door one portal is one door and then there is a tunnel to the exit which brings you out in the other portal this i guess is the simplest way of putting it.

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    You caring about a vidya game's physics makes even less sense.

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