The Science of Cube Throwing

#1 Posted by FlamingHobo (4513 posts) -

There are times where I watch montages of someone playing a video game and think to myself, 'Hell, I wish I could pull of stuff like that!'

I never thought I'd be thinking the same after watching a Portal 2 montage!

 
 Also there's apparent free cake for anyone that can land the throw at 2:37. I might try and have a go at this myself.
#2 Posted by JeanLuc (3616 posts) -

Thats crazy! How do you do this?

#3 Posted by Slaker117 (4843 posts) -

Well damn. That's impressive. And he's doing it on a goddamn gamepad. Crazy.

#4 Posted by omghisam (310 posts) -

There are a couple of glitches that I bet will get patched out soon. My favorite is the portal boost.


  
  
#5 Posted by FlamingHobo (4513 posts) -
@wasteguru said:
" Thats crazy! How do you do this? "
The same way you get to Carnegie Hall, I guess. Either that or this guy is just stupidly talented.
#6 Posted by foggel (2766 posts) -

I was certain he was playing on a PC, so damn.

#7 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2453 posts) -

Wait, how is he throwing the cube? Anytime I tried it would go like one foot.

#8 Posted by KaosAngel (13764 posts) -

Is it bad I'm more impressed he did this on console?

#9 Posted by omghisam (310 posts) -
@KaosAngel: 

I read on Reddit (so grain of salt) that the physics between the xbox360 and pc versions are different and that the throwing glitch can't be reproduced on the pc.
#10 Posted by JJWeatherman (14575 posts) -

Oh my god. Ninja skillz.

#11 Posted by Legend (2665 posts) -

This just blew my mind.

#12 Posted by Nux (2455 posts) -

Damn thats really cool. Whish I knew how to do that.
#13 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -

apparently it's just the X360 physics being loose and exploited so.. nothing to see here.

#14 Posted by drag (1206 posts) -

1:40 ... what the hell just happened? 

#15 Posted by Yanngc33 (4461 posts) -
@Nux: I think that all he does is let go of the cube at a precise moment. The game's physic engin takes care of the rest. All he has to do is time and aim
#16 Posted by Slaker117 (4843 posts) -
@Ahmad_Metallic said:
" apparently it's just the X360 physics being loose and exploited so.. nothing to see here. "
Even if it's because of a console specific glitch, it's still damn impressive.
#17 Posted by hoossy (943 posts) -

That is Portal Parkour

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