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Aperture Beginnings

This mod sets place during Portal 1

Aperture Beginnings Tell the story of A young woman Named Mia,as an employee Working on the dreaded day of GLaDOS Activation, Forced Deeper into the bowels of the Earth, Will She Ever Escape?, Is there anyone Else Alive?, Can GLaDOS be Stopped????

Project-leaders: NunamedDragon


Level Designers:NunamedDragon Dorforyou

Voice-Actors: Theevina

Past Employees:



  • Level designers.
  • Modelers (Who can make People)
  • Programmers (who can at least import content from other source Games)

Voice Actors Needed!

  • Main Character Companion, Appleyard_Voiceovers by default if hes still up for it
  • GLaDOS (Not A Portal Game/Mod without Her)
  • Various Scientists... (Male/Female) Maybe?

*future can be broken or slightly radiated after hired. we do not blame you for it but another future-starter

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It's been a While

3 years ago News 6 comments

It's been a while...

How have you been...?
So to quickly sum things up, we abandoned Aperture Beginnings. Including myself. I'm been working on Aperture Beginnings for only 2 days after we stopped and had a 10 days holiday to think about this. But I've decided to continue working. My only reason I have never finished anything in my life so far. The original 2 Project Leaders have left leaving me and everyone else (if they want to continue). unfortunately i can't work on aperture Beginnings as much as I want to/used to. Meaning if you think progress was slow now it's gonna get slower.

Anyway Here are some images of the incomplete Single Player Lobby (i've got to show you something), Currently it's 90% done need to finish implementing the level selector build Cubemaps and fix the GOD DAM LIGHTING (cause it looks like shit)

Manage to get the bright light glare on the middle screen just need to do the same on the blue one.
And fix the video problem on the Blue Screen. And Yes the chamber is meant to look unfinished only i did a shit job on it.
Before Lights turn on

After Lights Turn on


I manage to get Razer's Sixsense controller to work on Portal 2 mods like you guest it Aperture Beginning.
I bought the Controller at last years EB Expo for AB i just never used it, oh ya I'm heading off to EB Expo 2012 tomorrow :D
(the image bellow is an older version of the Lobby from above)

To sum this up. Where back
Where rehiring, mostly Modelers, A programmer who can import existing content/code from other source games. People who can make music and mappers (NOT MAPPER WHO USE THE INGAME EDITIOR THATS NOT PROPER MAPPING)

And clearly Greenlight is up with other mods and games. But AB will not be in the Gleenlight until we are half way done.

Also Please leave comment, I would love a negative comment/comments

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Where I all left you in SUSPENSE

Where I all left you in SUSPENSE

3 years ago News 4 comments

Anyway, just to sums things up we all took a slight holiday to get our lives sorted. I'm sorted but the other 2 (not including voice actor) are still...

Valintine(s) ?

Valintine(s) ?

3 years ago News 2 comments

It's that special Time of Year where Someone gets that special someone or someone(s), or just a Headcrab plushy like mine...

Slight Late Australia Day Update (Dead?)

Slight Late Australia Day Update (Dead?)

3 years ago News 3 comments

Hello My name Is NunamedDragon, I'm the newest member of the Aperture: Beginnings, mod team. You may remember me from Alyx's Story Mod....

Alice has a vacation

Alice has a vacation

4 years ago News 7 comments

The first Alice followed the white rabbit and cut him as she wandered into wonderland...

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camjait Aug 27 2012 says:

I'll help with Currently Unnamed Scientist,(Currently, Main Character Companion,) or Various Scientists... (Male/Female) and ill also make a Trailer if I could get a PC copy...

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Lukey1400 Aug 26 2012 says:

Oh also I can make a trailer for you I have experience with adobe after effects and Sony Vegas :P

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Lukey1400 Aug 26 2012 says:

I can make the logo for it if you want? I'm pretty good with photoshop and stuff. Just pm me saying what you want the logo to be like :P (Unless you already have one, I just saw somebody needed a logo maker) THANKS!

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admin_Raptor Aug 15 2012 says:

I created this account so that I could get a voice acting spot on some mods, and I love the Portal series! If you still need a male voice actor I will gladly audition! I can send my skype if you want :P

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at7commando Jun 14 2012 says:

I commonly use the Portal 2 Map Maker.. you know the one they just released? I can't map but I can make them and show them to you from steam and your mappers and copy them.. along with their own little additions I imagine.

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fadi...naoum May 13 2012 says:

The mod is looking great, so far.

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NunamedDragon Creator
NunamedDragon May 13 2012 replied:

not from my end... (it's a living nightmare as i'm so slack & lazy and everyone has to put up with me)

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Theevina May 6 2012 says:

Glad to see that the mod is "still alive".

Also, why is the awful audition video still up. It's embarassing to have it sitting there as the latest video. Is it not possible to delete? I was just wondering 'cause it has seemed to cause more arguing than anything else.

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NunamedDragon Creator
NunamedDragon May 6 2012 replied:

Can't wait for the next DLC cause it's gonna break a lot of the content of the mod.

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NunamedDragon Creator
NunamedDragon May 6 2012 replied:

i'll remove it, now

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