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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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6 comments by NunamedDragon on Oct 3rd, 2012

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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DemonAiri May 20 2011, 7:02pm says:

i can get you the cake

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Zetsubou May 21 2011, 6:50am replied:

Send me a slice!

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Wheatley  May 19 2011, 5:49am says:

i'll give you a tip: bring your daughter to work day is held before GLaDOS is activated. SO NO GLaDOS in the mod

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Zetsubou May 20 2011, 4:36pm replied:

Of course we can have a GlaDOS. She can be activated on bring your daughter to work day, so I don't see that as a problem.

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[NEON] May 7 2011, 9:18pm says:

I could help map! ive pm u guys already

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pirinja May 5 2011, 10:52pm says:

You said you needed a female voice actor. I'm male, but I'd be absolutely delighted to voice act for this if you have a part.

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ragequitgaming May 8 2011, 9:20am replied:

yeah, im a guy too, but im a kid whose voice hasnt broken yet, so I could pull of the part of all the other children other than chell if thats what you need!

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simonli2575 May 5 2011, 11:26am says:

Want beta testers? I'm usually available :)

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Catie㋡(Boxxy) May 3 2011, 1:33pm says:

I hope the mod is going good Rodericky good luck :)

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AmaroqDricaldari Apr 29 2011, 11:16am says:

I want you to make a demo video of that Esher Level with the stairs

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Rodericky Creator
Rodericky Apr 29 2011, 11:23am replied:

The Escher map is still under construction, we will make some sort of trailer soon =)

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