Aperture: Science Innovators. 1952. In the early days, Cave Johnson's science team tried to get working what they could. Everything did not go as well as they'd hoped though. Unfortunately for Mel, she became part of a faulty test. Waking up years later in a vastly changed, destroyed Aperture, and being told where to go by an impostor Cave Johnson, her mind races with questions. Who is this Cave Johnson impostor? What happened to me? And what happened to the facility and staff?

Portal Stories: Mel is an upcoming free to play mod based in the Portal universe. It tells an entirely new story with a new protagonist, personality core, and a new secret character in development.

Main Features

· 20+ Puzzle and exploration filled maps
· New Story Complete with New Dialogue
· Original Soundtrack
· New 1970's themed Portal Gun
· New Textures, Models, Particle Effects, and Sound Effects
· Free to Play (You must own Portal 2)

Get ready for an incredible adventure taking place in the gap between Portal 1 and Portal 2 with Portal Stories: Mel.

The Mod:

Portal Stories: Mel is a mod consisting of 21 maps with various themes, linked together by a strong custom story. We estimate players to spend 15-45 minutes to spent on each level, making the total time playing the mod 4-12 hours, depending on experience. Most levels consists of puzzles with varying difficulties. The difficulty will always be in the puzzles. The execution will never require any quick reactions.

We hope to release in Q1 2015

As you can see; we have a lot done, we have a lot more work to do as well. But we're working hard on getting you this awesome mod as soon as humanly possible. As for custom materials and models, at the moment I don't have a proper list of them but we have quite a lot of them!

The Team:

Some of the many people who make this mod possible:

  • Annemieke (Lpfreaky90), Executive Producer and Lead design on the mod. Putting the right people on the right tasks. Designs and creates puzzles and levels.
  • Stephen (Lonewolf2056), Assistant Producer and Lead Detailer. To check out his skills look for the Dilapidation series on the steam workshop!
  • Chris (Tmast98), Level Designer, Detailer, and Coder. Check out his workshop!
  • Rachel (MissStabby), Excellent model designer
  • Ian, Our amazing story writer! The story of this mod is in his more than capable hands!
  • Tamás (Lamarr), Amazing Animator
  • Jacob (iWork925), Level Designer. Give iWork a map and some time and they turn out even prettier than you could ever imagine!

With Voice Acting by

  • Harry Callaghan (Harry101uk)
  • Stig Finsen Sydtangen (DragonNOR)

Inactive team Members:

  • Alon, (MarioishBeast), Puzzle concepts, image editing, video editing.
  • Andy, Started the mod with James
  • James, Started the mod with Andy
  • Moth, Detailing


Our Moddb is mainly unmonitored - If you want to contact us about anything with the mod:

For media enquiries:
Please contact us with an e-mail address from your website at press@portalstories.com

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AHPD coming soon! Chamber 91 Entrance Some more teasers!
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2 comments by lpfreaky90 on Jul 28th, 2014

Hello test subjects!

We're very excited to announce we're up on Steam Greenlight for voting!
Over the past three years we've been hard at work to get a mod we're very proud of.

Here's our teaser trailer for Greenlight:

If you want to see Portal Stories: Mel on Greenlight click here.

- The Portal Stories Team.

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DJHellray Apr 7 2012, 11:47pm says:

its still not out and were in april.

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lpfreaky90 Creator
lpfreaky90 Apr 9 2012, 10:58pm replied:

We know :( but we're doing our very best to get a very high quality mod out! Over the last couple of weeks there have been huge improvements in map quality, take a look at our most recent and our first screenshots! It will be worth the wait!

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XxRoCkBaNdMaNxX Apr 6 2012, 12:51pm says:

Any news on this? It hasn't been updated in a while :[

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lpfreaky90 Creator
lpfreaky90 Apr 6 2012, 6:10pm replied:

We did add new images a couple of days ago! check them out :D

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patrstarr Mar 18 2012, 8:55am says:

I am watching you o.o srly, do as you are doing, and there will be another good mod to play and have fun!

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Billybobjoey Mar 9 2012, 4:25pm says:

Will part 2 actually be a MOD? Or will it be maps that will be used in the regular Portal 2 game. If it will actually be a mod, I am like, OMG and then I nerd all over the floor.

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lpfreaky90 Creator
lpfreaky90 Mar 10 2012, 1:17pm replied:

All the maps are all used as in Portal 2.
The MOD part about this map is mostly all kinds of custom textures and voices and different scripts. By adding this all to a mod rather then to pack it in all the files we can reduce the size of the total product a lot. (And we think it earns it own menu/links:P)

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SpyroCool Feb 26 2012, 10:30am says:

So... I'm guessing it isn't coming out tomorrow..?

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lpfreaky90 Creator
lpfreaky90 Feb 27 2012, 9:29am replied:

No :( Unfortunately not, I've written a news post about why. It's currently awaiting authorization. I'm sorry that we won't be able to finish it in time for the deadline, but it's gonna be worth the wait!

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Anbrad Feb 20 2012, 1:29pm says:

Hey I was wondering, is this mod actually coming out in 7 days? Or is it gonna have to be delayed? It'd be awesome if it was coming out in 7 days, but im doubting it will :(

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MarioishBeast Feb 29 2012, 11:25am replied:

We're sorry, but Stories will have to be delayed because we haven't finished all the maps. :(

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