What makes Portal so great?

What makes Portal so great?

Valve's 2007 masterpiece of a puzzle, Portal, is centre of our attentions as we break down why we believe it to be such a wonderful entry into the pantheon of gaming history and culture.

We talk its narrative, its presentation, its mechanics, its ability to beautifully connect its interactions and its plot into a stunning whole that stands equal - possibly above - anything else that Valve has provided us.


A video version of this podcast is available at https://www.youtube.com/c/indiebydesign

Music by Ben Prunty.

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