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Portal Ported to a Graphing Calculator

It’s not exactly a 3D-rendered GPU-burner, but this calculator-based version of Portal still features the same portal-jumping tricks that delighted players in the original game.

Built using Axe Parser, an advanced programming language for graphing calculators, Portal: Prelude is part an experiment in pushing the limits of Axe Parser and part long standing tradition of porting popular video games to graphing calculators. You can read more about Axe Parser and the many games and program projects under development using it here.

[via Geeks Are Sexy]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 12/11/12

Comments (2)

  1. A

    Ok, that is cool. Just need find out where the program is and if I can get it to work on my calculator…

  2. portableanswers

    I’m impressed. If a graphing calculator can do that then think of how cool a Portal type game on an NES or SNES could be.

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