A Real Life Portal Turret (Images)

Portal fans are really dedicated, and they’re often really talented. Like flickr member Ryan Palser AKA CitizenSnips who has completed a personal project topping even the real-life Portal gun we showed you a few weeks back. It’s an extremely meticulous recreation of a Portal turret from Portal (one). As the turrets in Portal 2 differ somewhat, he’s now calling this ”Version 1.0 or Classic”, and hints that he may make a Portal 2 version too.

Just to give a basis for comparison, here’s a Portal Turret as they appear in the actual game:

And here’s a sampling of images from CitizenSnips’ real life Portal Turret Flickr stream:

You can view the complete set, including his detailed record of the components-assembly, at his Flickr page.

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1 Comment on A Real Life Portal Turret (Images)


On May 12, 2011 at 1:03 pm

I’m pretty sure that anyone entering someone’s home with that thing saying “Hello!”,using a motion detector, would close that door prrrrety quickly.