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Portal 2: Amber’s Playroom

Amber’s Playroom by MathyNick For Science. You monster.

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In my last post, Problem Solving in Portal and Portal 2, I made a quick introduction to the games Portal and Portal 2.  In Portal 2, you have the option of making Testing Chambers in the Community Workshop for others to play and solve.

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Problem Solving in Portal and Portal 2

“The cake is a lie,” but the fun is real!

I <3 Portal and Portal 2!
Portal and Portal 2 are first-person, puzzle games with difficulty levels ranging from easy to clever to challenging.  In Single Player Story Mode, you play the role of Chell who is a test subject kept preserved by Aperture Science Laboratories.  The object of the game is to use your portal gun to navigate your way through each chamber.  Each chamber is designed and overseen for “testing” by the AI central core, GLaDOS.

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“Slice It!”: A Very Addictive Game

Suppose you have a circle and you have to cut the circle into 4 regions of equal area with only 3 cuts.  Where do you place the lines?  Is there an exact strategy or is it a manner of approximation.  Either way, it’s not as easy as one might think and yet the game is tantalizingly fun. 

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