Wednesday, April 20, 2011

How to make YouTube videos fill up the browser (also, my last Portal-centric post) (I think)

1. I've been trying to figure out how to do this for an embarrassingly long time - - to make a Youtube video fill up your browser window (but NOT go fullscreen), modify the URL to include the modified url "watch_popup". So, instead of this typical url:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43CL70JT4bY&p=74F4EBC14E0CABEA

Type in this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=43CL70JT4bY&p=74F4EBC14E0CABEA

Read no further if you're suffering Portal fatigue and/or want to avoid Portal spoilers.

2. I used this newfound tool to make a few widescreen wallpaper-sized screengrabs of GLaDOS, Wheatley, and the turrets:







3. Speaking of Portal, go here to download a simple companion cube paper toy.

4. And if you think the puzzles are just too tough, you can watch a full playthrough of the single and multiplayer campaigns in HD here.

5. Finally, here's a wiki devoted to Portal 2 easter eggs.

3 comments:

  1. I wondered as I read this how long it would take for that playthrough to be taken down. Then I clicked on the link and found out. :( Alas.

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  2. NO! This must NOT be your last Portal (centric) post. Keep them coming! :o)

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  3. The site that had the Ghostface you posted a few days ago posted a bunch of Portal papercraft today, kind of like the one you linked here but with those tabs etc. Cheers.

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