If you haven’t played either of the Portal video games, then you’re missing out on a truly unique and enjoyable gaming experience — one you don’t have to be a “hardcore” gamer to appreciate. Not surprisingly, the games have inspired some filmmakers into putting their own twist on the game’s mythos.
The first is Portal: No Escape by Dan Trachtenberg, and it’s the darker of the two, but no less fascinating and well-made.
EisenFeuer’s Outside Aperture shows what might have happened to Chell after the first Portal, and her dream of finally getting some cake.
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