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  • Dozens of collectibles: Find and collect dozens of hidden items, such as hats and masks! The road is not always easy and you have to search carefully your surroundings to find a way, but that's just the beginning.
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  • In-game level editor: Create, Modify, Download and Upload! Easy to use, always there! Create your own levels, share them with your friends and share the pain! Want to explore the level you haven't completed yet? Want to make some modifications to ease or harden your task? Everything is possible!
  • Different themes: While creating a level, you can choose its theme. Theme will affect not only to music, but also some of the graphics! If you don't like the default themes, you can always create your own!
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  • Electro pumping soundtrack by DJJusbi: Beautiful and energetic soundtrack which will keep your adrenaline pumping!
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Portal Mortal - Version 0.5.0

Some changes in this build are:

  • Added "show help" option for togglable trigger.
  • Added volume slider for taunts.
  • Fixed an issue with zoom blocks not wanting to let screen lock go.
  • Fixed an issue where completing tutorial wouldn't open first locked gate at HUB area.
  • Fixed an issue with semi-solids when gravity was turned upside down.
  • Fixed issue where current weather would continue playing on background even if the level was cleared.
  • Improved cursor graphics.
  • Highly reduced the resource consumption of grid draws.
  • Players can now change their color during multiplayer.
  • Portal funneling will no longer show motion blur, if that is enabled.
  • Reworked the whole menu system.

Read "README!.txt" for more patch notes!

KNOWN ISSUES:

  • Race timer will be same for everyone on a same computer (local co-op).
  • Tooltips aren't working
  • "Out of memory"-error may appear when quitting the game.
  • English translation is currently only working version as everything else is quite badly outdated.

Video: How To Use Level Editor.

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What's next?

Next, I shall continue tweaking and fine tuning menu system as feedback (hopefully) starts to come in. I have plenty of notes in my ToDo-list, so this should keep me busy for the next few months, again.

On a positive side, I've finally managed to acquire (yet another) pixel artist! She has shown promising sprites already and I can't wait to see more of them! I hope I don't have to look a new one any time soon now....

While making this build took about 8 months to complete, I'm quite positive that the next one will be ready in much faster rate and most likely will see the light before end of the year. Currently there's no Mac and Linux versions available, but they'll follow with next version.

Reddit: Reddit.com
Website: Portalmortal.net
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Portal Mortal - Beta 0.5.0 (Windows only)


Meanwhile, please, do enjoy!


Version 0.4.1 - Server browser up and running

Version 0.4.1 - Server browser up and running

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Included server browser, added some new blocks to tinker with, like flags, goals and pendulums!

Version 0.3.1 - Hell awaits, we defy

Version 0.3.1 - Hell awaits, we defy

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Mac users can now search and download levels, added couple of new blocks, like missile turret and particle emitter. Improved modding possibilities with...

Version 0.3.0 - The holy trinity: Windows, Linux and Mac!

Version 0.3.0 - The holy trinity: Windows, Linux and Mac!

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Mac version is finally out! Also, a new boss monster and some other stuff!

Version 0.2.0.3 - Downloading & Uploading

Version 0.2.0.3 - Downloading & Uploading

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Added something, fixed level uploading & downloading, tweaked several values.

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Portal Mortal - Beta 0.5.0 (Windows only)

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.5.0 (Windows only)

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Reworked the whole menu system and applied some additional, smaller fixes.

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.1 (Linux only)

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.1 (Linux only)

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Fixed few fatal errors, fixed few smaller bugs, improved physics between player and mechanic platform. Backgrounds are working again, so goodbye void!

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.1 (Windows only)

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.1 (Windows only)

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Fixed few fatal errors, fixed few smaller bugs, improved physics between player and mechanic platform.

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.1 (Mac only)

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.1 (Mac only)

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Fixed few fatal errors, fixed few smaller bugs, improved physics between player and mechanic platform.

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.0 (Linux only)

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.0 (Linux only)

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Added server browser as well as new multiplayer related stuff, like flags and goals!

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.0 (Windows only)

Portal Mortal - Beta 0.4.0 (Windows only)

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Added server browser and some multiplayer related blocks, like flags, goals and team selector!

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Guest
Guest

"black blocks are barely visible on black background"

In one of my maps Im using 8 different color blocks mostly connected to each others. Black color differentiate from most of else so i have to use it so player won't lose the track in this colorful mess.

"too much momentum when placing one portal beneath yourself"

It's harmful when it comes to precise platforming (yep I'm all hardcore). To solve this simply keep new momentum for 2 upward portals and bring back old for every other portal arrangement.

"give option between old and new?"

Will people download my theme with the map? Also will spike hitbox adjust to it sprite?

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IsmoLaitela Creator
IsmoLaitela

I could add some extra colors or at least modify current colors the way they don't resemble too much each other.

About the momentum, this would be a good idea, but it would cause another problem. I'll figure out the solution for sure.

Spikes. I'm going to add unchanging collision mask which doesn't go with the sprite. I was just thinking way harder than I actually should. This will be fixed.

Thanks for the suggestions!

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Guest
Guest

black blocks are barely visible on black background, portal physics now works really weird - you get too much momentum when placing one portal beneath yourself. Also new spikes are too big to carefully dodge, can you please give option between old and new?

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IsmoLaitela Creator
IsmoLaitela

"black blocks are barely visible on black background"

There's plenty of other colors, unless you are already using all of them. However, this block is going to change sooner or later so I can hint about that issue to my pixel artist.

"too much momentum when placing one portal beneath yourself"

This one was to prevent player instantly to warp back and forth. Is there situation where this would be harmful?

"give option between old and new?"

Space spikes are going to be space spikes. You can, however, create your own theme. It could be the already existing one with only few new modifications (It's a bit broken, but next version should fix it). I can pass this info to my pixel artist as well.

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Sephos
Sephos

This is a cool 2-D platformer with obvious insperation from Portal and Super Meat Boy. It has a cool retro mechanic-art style and pretty fun and sometimes frustrating gameplay. I really like the special effects like for example the blood exploding everywhere! Makes me just want to kill myself over and over again :3 This game confused me as first since i thought it was already pre-made levels with some kind of an story but after the tutorial it was straight to user made levels which is ok but was confusing at first (until i read the readme file). This is fun to tinker around with if you want to test your creativity or make some cool stuff. I'll definitively come back to this if i ever get bored and just want to be creative. Theres a few bugs here and there but nothing too noticeable. Overall it was an enjoyable experience and i would love if there was maybe more of an story or something to keep you playing if you don't feel that creative. I really liked this game and i'll give it at the moment 7/10 and i'll definitively keep a look-out for updates and stuff in the future. Cheers! :3

-Sephos

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IsmoLaitela Creator
IsmoLaitela

Thanks for the feedback, Sephos! I'm glad you liked it!

"Theres a few bugs here and there but nothing too noticeable."
Dare to say what you mean by this? Something that wasn't working as intended or some silly logical failures?

"i would love if there was maybe more of an story or something to keep you playing"
This is still in alpha stage. Well, not a good excuse, but excuse nevertheless. There will be a story, but not just yet.

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Blodyavenger
Blodyavenger

I didn't know the game is ready for trying. Downloading it ASAP! #excited

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IsmoLaitela Creator
IsmoLaitela

Indeed it is! :D

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Guest
Guest

A bug, monsenior! If you playing a playlist and finish a level with reversed gravity - next level will be with the same gravity :3

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IsmoLaitela Creator
IsmoLaitela

Ofcourse there had to be something like that. I'll put it into my todo-list.

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Guest
Guest

Welp, just found new game-breaking bug. Every weak block u've stepped on will start destroying after respawn on checkpoint. You can check it on "Halfmap challenge" level

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IsmoLaitela Creator
IsmoLaitela

That's interesting. When I tried out "Halfmap challenge" this happened, but I fixed it and tried... and it still exists? This sounds like I had to release hotfix in a few days. x_x

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