Aperture Ireland tells the story of a test subject in one of Aperture's regional branches. Solve puzzles and dodge bullets as you start to unravel the facility's dark secret.

Current State of progress:

  • Version 2.0 (about to be) released
  • A few known issues that may be fixed if solutions are suggested in the comments or otherwise present themselves
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0 comments by PluMGMK on Jun 30th, 2014

This is just to announce on the news page of this mod that the new version has been released, uploaded to the site!
Most of the relevant information is in the file's description, but I might as well share a few thoughts here too.

I promised SteamPipe support, but it seems Valve didn't want to co-operate here. Even with the GNU/Linux beta of Portal 2, the VPK format remains incompatible with that used in Orange Box games. Therefore, my dream of simply mounting assets from HL2 and Portal 1 into this game has been crushed - to mitigate this, I have packed necessary assets in with the mod, which is something I never wanted to have to do. Anyway, this means that the mod, like any good mod, is now just "drop in and go" on any OS that supports Portal 2!

There are two outstanding issues, which in my opinion are quite minor. I will no longer be searching for solutions, or actively developing this mod. If solutions come my way, I will implement them and release version 2.1, otherwise, this is the final version of the mod!

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Aperture Ireland version 2.0

Aperture Ireland version 2.0

Jun 30, 2014 Full Version 7 comments

This is a full download of version two of this mod. It contains new features and is easier to get up and running. This is a ZIP archive, which usually...

Aperture Ireland version 1.1

Aperture Ireland version 1.1

Apr 1, 2013 Full Version 5 comments

This is the full download for version 1.1 - please use this and not the original below. This is a 7-zip archive, which needs 7-zip to extract, and installation...

Aperture Ireland Setup

Aperture Ireland Setup

Jun 19, 2012 Full Version 19 comments

This is the setup file for the full version of Aperture Ireland. It is a self-extracting archive that runs a simple installer tool and automatically does...

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usbpetrock Sep 1 2012, 3:37am says:

I'm stuck at test chamber 11. I've got the Exotic Matter Cube to the ball receiver but I can't figure out how to get the ball to go into the receiver. Any suggestions?

EDIT: The BBcodes work, so I removed the warnings. Anyway, I was looking at a screenshot, and I saw Button L - Eject Ball. Shame on Valve for removing the HUD hints! It ruins Portal 2's intro, too - you know when it would tell you that Space was to talk but in reality it would jump? When I played it for the first time I loved it, but then it disappeared!

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PluMGMK Creator
PluMGMK Sep 1 2012, 7:36pm replied:

I don't think you should blame Valve - that is definitely not supposed to happen. Are you sure you didn't turn them off yourself (via the console) and forget to turn them back on?

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usbpetrock Sep 2 2012, 1:44am replied:

I didn't. Do you know what the console command is to turn them back on?

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PluMGMK Creator
PluMGMK Sep 2 2012, 7:30am replied:

I think it's "cl_showhint 1".

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usbpetrock Oct 8 2012, 3:04am replied:

Okay, thanks. Sorry it took me so long to reply, but I kinda forgot to watch this comment.

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usbpetrock Oct 8 2012, 3:33am replied:

That didn't work, but I shouldn't be asking you about it -- it's not your fault. I'll go ask someone at Steam Support. Thanks anyway.

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sheeldsy Jul 21 2012, 11:29pm says:

Good stuff! Check what key is set for load last save! Mine was f7...

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frpnt Jun 22 2012, 10:39am says:

The only thing I need is a uninstaller which would completely clean my PC from this litterbug mod.

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tile Jan 21 2013, 9:48pm replied:

yea, i agree. it''s a peice of garbage.

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SBlue Jun 19 2012, 3:37pm says:

Some cool looking custom chamber elements, I'll be giving it a go when download is up.

And, y'know, Ireland's in the name. I have to try it. :D

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KuroHeta Jun 19 2012, 2:18pm says:

There are some very interresting concepts and ideas that you worked into this mod. I can say, just by looking at the images, that I'm going to like this mod. :3

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emmet Jan 21 2012, 9:33am says:

im from ireland

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amkdude Nov 29 2011, 5:05pm says:

wheew ireland is cool i like it

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AwesomeOneXXIV Aug 31 2011, 6:56pm says:

I can do playtesting and maybe music

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PluMGMK Creator
PluMGMK Sep 1 2011, 4:49pm replied:

What kind of music?

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