Happy Birthday, PortalGun!

Unknown to many, today (March 9) is actually Portal Gun’s 2nd birthday! Yep, it’s been two long years of this mod being available to the public, and of course, the various updates including content and fixes. Wow, how much it has grown since then. How much many things have changed since then, too.

Today marks a special milestone for the mod. You guys playing with portals today may notice a surprise on your wall portals. An easter egg has been put in on wall portals as a mark of another year passed, as well as to bring truth to “The cake is a lie!”.

In accordance to it’s birthday, I will also be introducing a half-baked idea (it’s not really “sciency”, I agree, but it was an idea, and I’m trying it out), called Portal Gun “Hard Mode” <–clickable. It’s a config option which makes getting a Portal Gun even harder. Some have even dubbed it “Greg mode”. Either way, this config will be included in PortalGun builds 1.5 onwards, and is very heavily subject to change. If you don’t like it, don’t use it. Like I said, it doesn’t really fit the theme of the mod, and will probably change in the future.

Besides that, I will also be opening my mod pack perms on PortalGun and Gravity Gun, for Private FTB Packs. From today onwards, Private FTB Packs are allowed to include PortalGun and/or Gravity Gun as long as the FTB Team is permitted to use them. This however, means that if I were to revoke permissions from the FTB Team, it would immediately revoke them from all Private FTB Packs as well, and they will have to be removed. Thankfully, I don’t see that likely any time soon, enjoy it while it lasts!

 

Cheers, and Happy Birthday, Portal Gun!

– iChun

11 Comments

  1. Aj March 9, 2013 12:43 am  Reply

    how do we get this to work

  2. Aaron5015 March 9, 2013 12:54 am  Reply

    Todays the 8th in US

  3. bloodtap March 9, 2013 1:02 am  Reply

    for those who are in the US its the 8th today we get to wait in-till tomorrow (but by switching the time on my computer one day forward I experienced the fun and have to say: ichun you are a cruel cruel man :D).

  4. Numbah90 March 9, 2013 5:45 am  Reply

    Happy first mod you released!

  5. esteban daniel March 9, 2013 4:53 pm  Reply

    Wao scared me when I saw that cake, I thought it was a mistake, well I saw this post xD

    Congratulations this is one of the best mods I’ve seen

  6. Durq March 9, 2013 5:51 pm  Reply

    That cake also scared me LOL! I thought something is f*cked up xD
    Happy Birthday. Still love to use your mod also if i dont really like the recent changes (Recipe..) 🙂
    Keep the work up iChun ! (also love your new series. hehe :D)

  7. Vincenhg March 10, 2013 10:02 pm  Reply

    Hey iChun, Just wanted to say love the mod. I have used this a lot in the maps i build. I just wanted to know one little thing… When will you finish the rest of the mod? I really want to mess around with the lazers

  8. Patrick March 10, 2013 10:45 pm  Reply

    LoooL, i thinked this is an bug!
    I searched 2 hours for an soluton >_<

    Happy Birthday Portal Gun Mod xD

    • Patrick March 10, 2013 10:46 pm  Reply

      tought… sry i’m german xD

  9. Supra March 17, 2013 8:42 pm  Reply

    Wait… How this easter egg worked?

  10. Dionesse March 9, 2016 5:59 pm  Reply

    Happy Birthday PortalGun, I occasionally get invaded by Ender men placing dirt where I don’t want it and thought how did they get hold of cake LOL

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