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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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DeathPants May 2 2012 says:

Hi, I saw that you need Voice Actors. I can do some of that, if you want. I will track this mod, and thank you for your attention.

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Cajolocs Apr 17 2012 says:

I would like to apply as the "Trailer Maker" and as a voice-actor.
Check out this video, and possibly my youtube channel for some montages I did:
As a voice actor, I would like to audition for any male role you have available. I can fake most accents and speak perfect English.
If anything, just keep me posted on updates!

+1 vote     reply to comment
Pauolo Mar 30 2012 says:

I'm tracking this mod, it seems quite original to be honest. I just hope it won't be as hard as Portal Prelude. ^^

+4 votes     reply to comment
negativePotato Feb 17 2012 says:

Y'know, if you still need a female voice actor, I'd love to audition. :D
Also, the mod sounds great. :D (and adding bits from Blue Sky? I almost imploded with happiness. XD)

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Theevina Feb 11 2012 says:

I sent a survey to be a beta tester, but I'm also interested in being a voice actor. I can do A LOT of voices, but I would like to know what you're looking for so I can practice for an audition or whatever. I'm especailly good with silly cartoony voices, but I can do a sexy male one too.

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Disturbulator Feb 16 2012 replied:

I too signed up for the Beta testing course.

And the voice acting sounds rather interesting, but I'd first have to see WHAT they're looking for.

+2 votes     reply to comment
NunamedDragon Creator
NunamedDragon Feb 16 2012 replied:

Good point I need to make a list for characters that need voice acting.
I'll update the page later today, and contact u with information.

+2 votes   reply to comment
NunamedDragon Creator
NunamedDragon Jan 28 2012 says:

Where Not Dead....

+3 votes   reply to comment
plasmawario Jan 5 2012 says:

when is this mod comming out?

+2 votes     reply to comment
Rodericky Creator
Rodericky Jan 6 2012 replied:

IF there are more people who want to help (map) for this mod, sooner than you think. WE NEED MORE MAPPERS D:

+3 votes   reply to comment
AndieRTaylor Jan 27 2012 replied:

I would love to help. I know basic stuff (starting area, all of the testing stuff, walls you can and can't place portals on), and some of the more complicated stuff (not exactly sure on what that entails, but I am most likely good at it).

+3 votes     reply to comment
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