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Hi there it's cubis here again after what has been approximately 7 months or so since the last release of Cloned Cube in December of last year.

After looking at some of the statistics on the mod's decline in popularity around January and "deadness" to today I would like to take the chance to describe the current status on this mod and what I have been doing in the time since that release. Unfortunately, I am a person who is never satisfied with my work so in this time I have tweaked quite a bit of some of my older maps with new textures, mapping, etc with the new skills I have learned over the course of my modding career (2 years). As well, I have spent quite a bit of time working on a new section, the second training map which continue off from the first in introducing the test subject to new hazards like goo and turrets. Some early screenshots are available below:

This map I demonstrated above is in very, very early stages. As the screenshots and rooms progress you may be able to notice the details in textures and brushes decrease but that is why these are work-in-progresses. Additionally, I would very much like your feedback on these screenshots as well as previous alphas, putting this criticism and such in the comments would be awesome. I'm hoping to have this map finished soon to be released in the next alpha although no promises.

I believe that the reason my progress has slowed is a combination of factors including myself having to balance modding along with a number of other activities like friends, work, school, etc. I find myself wanting to mod less and less and spend my free time doing other things but that's to be expected 2+ years in. Another reason why progress has slowed is that I set my ambitions high as most first time modders seem to do. There was no base-framework, no set storyline I told myself to follow (as you can see looking back at some of the old screenshots). I was learning while creating, so the quality varied wildly and my plans for the mod changed at a moment's notice since I have never really been too focused on telling a story.

Anyways, if you made it this far, congrats. In short, I'm still working on the mod albeit at a slower pace. On the other hand I finally fixed hammer to a working state pre-Steampipe update! So mapping is a hell of a lot easier now.

Thanks for sticking with me these 2, almost 3 years

Alpha .4 Released

Alpha .4 Released

1 year ago News 2 comments Report

Including 3 new maps, dozens of new models and textures, as well as a brand new section, the latest version of Cloned Cube adds a ton of new stuff just...

Training Begins Now

Training Begins Now

2 years ago News 1 comment Report

With a new map released training has begun on Cloned Cube. Some info on how to download along with future plans included.

Cloned Cube Alpha .3 Released

Cloned Cube Alpha .3 Released

2 years ago News 1 comment Report

Alpha .3 of Cloned Cube has been released with some major bug fixes and overhauls to the first level of the mod and a lighter install package.

November/December Content Update

November/December Content Update

2 years ago News 0 comments Report

Cloned Cube is back and ready to mod with podcasts, updates, pics, and more!

Cloned Cube is a Portal mod. It takes place after GLaDOS' fall in Portal. You assume the role of Chell's secret clone. You have to escape or else you may just be tested to death. There is one obstacle. CUBiS is trying to kill you.
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Cloned Cube Alpha .4 7-Zip Download

Cloned Cube Alpha .4 7-Zip Download

1 year ago Patch 0 comments

Faster and smaller 7-zip download of Cloned Cube Alpha .4

Cloned Cube Alpha .4 Zip Download

Cloned Cube Alpha .4 Zip Download

1 year ago Patch 0 comments

Slower zip download of Cloned Cube. Faster 7-zip version linked below.

Cloned Cube Alpha .3

Cloned Cube Alpha .3

2 years ago Patch 11 comments

Update 2 8/6/13: Please download the version from Github as it fixes Steampipe content. Update 4/22/13: I added some more hud hints and indications of...

Cloned Cube Alpha .2 Installer

Cloned Cube Alpha .2 Installer

3 years ago Patch 1 comment

A fixed installer package for Cloned Cube Alpha .2 that will hopefully work this time instead of corrupting.

Cloned Cube Alpha .2

Cloned Cube Alpha .2

3 years ago Demo 13 comments

The second update to Cloned Cube, download with 7-zip to your sourcemods directory.

Cloned Cube Alpha v.0.1

Cloned Cube Alpha v.0.1

3 years ago Demo 1 comment

The alpha 0.1 version of Cloned Cube. Requires 7-zip. Extract to your Sourcemods directory in Steam, restart steam, and press on the Cloned Cube item...

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Ciirulean Feb 25 2013 says:

Wow, the demo for this sucked. I mean, let's not mince words here, that was terrible.

Also, I suggest not using a confetti blower for an emancipation field, it's so weird it's stupid.

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MattyBoi Dec 16 2012 says:

This mod has extraordinary potential, I really hope it gets finished. ;)

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na1344541210 Aug 9 2012 says:

I was able to install but I'm having a big problem, the cube I need in the first level, that should be in the closet, is missing. and the other room i can access ecause it is being blocked and the door wont open

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cubis Creator
cubis Aug 14 2012 replied:

Thank you for your comment, I'll look into fixing that.

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derp.mp3 Jul 12 2012 says:

nice job dude

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Jayed_Tadayoshi Jul 1 2012 says:

You should work on aligning textures. Didn't really feel like posting that on a ton of screenshots. :v

+6 votes     reply to comment
Billybobjoey Jun 29 2012 says:

Cubis sure does sound nice in the videos. I couldn't imagine why he would want to kill you *winky face*

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cubis Creator
cubis Jun 30 2012 replied:

The voice in the videos is the announcer, CUBiS is a she that you encounter later.

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DevinShadowV May 26 2012 says:

I got a major problem when I downloaded the mod but when I unzip the folder I get an error saying files are messed up and I can't instal the mod to the source folder and I don't know what to do.

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cubis Creator
cubis May 27 2012 replied:

Again, please try the Dropbox download, from what I've heard, the ModDB one is sometimes corrupted.

+2 votes   reply to comment
DevinShadowV Jun 5 2012 replied:

k I'll try it later

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