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Following a request by an unknown scientist from a different section of the facility, help retrieve important information and data. Complete tests, sneak outside of where you're supposed to be, upgrade your Portal Device to HACK keypads, and find map browsers! PORTAL: AMBITION focuses on semi-open-world gameplay while keeping puzzle-solving important.

Ambition will also include a short unfinished campaign called "Portal HOPE", where a test subject is suddenly woken after a section of the facility was flooded and drained. Listen to an AI talk about useless facts while you solve puzzles and make your way behind the scenes!

Not enough for you? That's okay! The mod also comes with BONUS MAPS! Giving you extra content that will also feature new and unique puzzle mechanics! Try out our symbolically coordinated cubes and button puzzles, try out our timed neurotoxin chamber to see if you can complete 3 puzzles as fast as you can, and try out some levels that were in the campaign but scrapped, we have tons of new things for you to try!


Join our Discord server to get more frequent updates about the mod!

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Fiffle and Bread/Rye here again, we wanted to update everyone on the state of the mod.

So, last time we published an article we said we were on track for releasing on October 31st. That date is extremely close.
Since that date, Rye's senior year in high school started, giving him less free time, and the mod scope has grown a bit - we applied to get Ambition onto Steam, got accepted, got the mod into a more complete state - and during that time the story changed a bit, we planned a few new maps, and we ran into some complications with a VA leaving. When our plans shifted to a Steam release instead of a ModDB one, our release schedule also changed. I'll cut to the chase, this mod most likely won't make the deadline.
Despite our optimism and hopes that we could work quickly, quite a lot has changed for us and Ambition isn't the same as it was on August 20th when we thought we'd make this release date. Rye and I didn't wanna pull a Valve, but in order to give everyone a great game we'll need a little more time.
HOWEVER. We are planning to release a demo in some form on or around the 31st (our original release date) so everyone can still get to play something and see our progress so far. For updates on that, consider joining the discord (linked at the bottom of the article.)

About the VA, we initially had someone who planned to voice the scientist - one of the main characters - but due to college she had to leave. Currently, we have no VA for the AI or the scientist, Rye is working on the script, and we're trying to figure out how to go about voice acting.

We're always looking for people to add to the team, but right now what we need most is someone who can help us get voice acting out of the way and finish the game. We are looking for:
- A female voice actor to voice the scientist,
- A male voice actor who can speak clearly in a monotone text-to-speech like voice (similar to Ellen McLain's performance for GLaDOS,)
We aren't picky and anyone with any accent can apply, but the requirements are as follows:
- Must be able to work quickly and help us get the lines done as soon as possible
- Must have a good microphone
- Must actually do voice acting and be an active member of the team (duh)
These positions are NOT PAID.

We are also looking for the same people as before: texture artists and a music composer. These are also not paid and are of lower priority, refer to our previous article if you're interested.


For now, here's some updates and media:

We released the song heard in the trailer! Check it out on Rye's YouTube channel or in this embed:


We also released another song today, this one is heard in the test chambers of the game:


And some screenshots:


And of course, to follow the mod more closely consider joining our discord server. We will post more frequent updates there about the game, the demo, and our new planned release date when we are ready to decide it.

Very close to releasing Ambition, progress in August 2023

Very close to releasing Ambition, progress in August 2023

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A small update as we approach the release of Portal: Ambition.

Portal: Ambition Official Trailer

Portal: Ambition Official Trailer

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Portal: Ambition's official trailer is now out! Go watch it!

Portal: Ambition needs your help

Portal: Ambition needs your help

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What is left for Portal: Ambition? There's a lot more to be done, as the primary and only actively working developer, I need your help!

The form is officially open.. Playtesting applications!

The form is officially open.. Playtesting applications!

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The form is now open, and people can apply for playtesting. We welcome all kinds of puzzle solvers to apply and test the mod.

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Portal: Ambition - Demo

Portal: Ambition - Demo

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This file contains the demo for Portal: Ambition. The demo features a custom soundtrack, full dialogue, and contains test chambers 00 through 06.

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KidWhoKnowsC++
KidWhoKnowsC++

I can help out in development if needed! I know the basics and everything.

Also I cant wait for the final build! (when it comes out)

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Portal_2_Player
Portal_2_Player

So, I played the whole demo, and I have a few things to say. First off, I think that all the chambers were designed very well, and were surprisingly simple, especially the 5th chamber. I also solved them much quicker than I thought, in about 10 - 15 minutes or so. The mod also looks good and has nice lighting (kinda had Portal Pro vibes). A few things that could be fixed or changed could be in the first 2 chambers, all the glass made it easy to see the whole chamber, but did make it a little hard to understand where I was supposed to go. And the breakable glass in the last chamber was interesting, but I wasn't sure if I NEEDED to break it or not to progress. And the last thing to mention was I accidentally got trapped in the 3rd chamber by bringing both of the cubes into the room where you portal to the exit because I thought I was supposed to bring them in there. I am interested to see where this mod goes and hope you see this!!!

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SmolPuppyCat Creator
SmolPuppyCat

Also, there will be a demo on October 31st, downloadable on Moddb! Keep your eyes open!

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maxkatzurmaxim
maxkatzurmaxim

From 2022 to 2023 delay? It's understandable, because the development is longer than we thought. You're doing the development progress very well!

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SmolPuppyCat Creator
SmolPuppyCat

Thank you! It's also that I want Portal: Ambition to have a bit more added to it. So that's definitely packed with hours of gameplay, which it already is!
At its current state, it's 3 to 4 hours of blind play. With a mixture of puzzles and out-of-bounds tasks.

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abam5299
abam5299

Cant wait for this mod!

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Guest
Guest

cant wait for this mod to come out!

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monstervaccum
monstervaccum

Does the facility in this mod get overgrown and destroyed? If so I will fall in love with this mod

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kakhaeziorashya16
kakhaeziorashya16

Wait, why did you change the year, 2023 to 2024?

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Andybananas
Andybananas

they probably realized it will take way longer to make than they thought

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SmolPuppyCat Creator
SmolPuppyCat

You are correct! (to the both of you) You can sign up for playtesting once I post the forms along with the MODDB article.

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kakhaeziorashya16
kakhaeziorashya16

oooh, i want to playtest on that mod!

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