Talk:Test Chambers

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I take it this page would be a brief description about what a test chamber is and then followed by a list of test chambers in Portal/Portal:Still Alive/Portal 2 which go to their own page explaining each individual one further? User Darkstar516 Signature.png(t · c) 20:03, 25 April 2011 (UTC)

Pretty much. Might want to mention Mechanics - as the stuff that'll be in that article (See Template:MechanicsNav) will be relevant in the subject of test chambers. RJackson 20:07, 25 April 2011 (UTC)
Also, the list of test chambers for each game should be on their own pages shouldn't they? User Darkstar516 Signature.png(t · c) 22:58, 26 April 2011 (UTC)

List of test chamber pages.

A bot will create the pages for each test chamber from a template (yet to be created), and then we'll go through each article and pad it out with information (We will probably do this during our opening, additional contributors will be useful for it and it'd delay our opening a long time otherwise).

The following test chambers are not on the list, and need to be added:

Pages to be created (in array form, for le bots)

['Portal Test Chamber 00',
 'Portal Test Chamber 01',
 'Portal Test Chamber 02',
 'Portal Test Chamber 03',
 'Portal Test Chamber 04',
 'Portal Test Chamber 05',
 'Portal Test Chamber 06',
 'Portal Test Chamber 07',
 'Portal Test Chamber 08',
 'Portal Test Chamber 09',
 'Portal Test Chamber 10',
 'Portal Test Chamber 11',
 'Portal Test Chamber 12',
 'Portal Test Chamber 13',
 'Portal Test Chamber 14',
 'Portal Test Chamber 15',
 'Portal Test Chamber 16',
 'Portal Test Chamber 17',
 'Portal Test Chamber 18',
 'Portal Test Chamber 19',
 'Portal Test Chamber 13 (Advanced)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 14 (Advanced)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 15 (Advanced)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 16 (Advanced)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 17 (Advanced)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 18 (Advanced)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 13 (Bonus)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 14 (Bonus)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 15 (Bonus)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 16 (Bonus)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 17 (Bonus)',
 'Portal Test Chamber 18 (Bonus)',

 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 00',
 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 01',
 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 02',
 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 03',
 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 04',
 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 05',
 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 06',
 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 07',
 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 08',
 'Portal 2 Act 1 Test Chamber 19',

 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 01',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 02',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 03',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 04',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 05',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 06',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 07',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 08',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 09',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 10',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 11',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 12',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 13',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 14',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 15',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 16',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 17',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 18',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 19',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 20',
 'Portal 2 Act 2 Test Chamber 21',

 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 01',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 02',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 03',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 04',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 05',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 06',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 07',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 08',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 09',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 10',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 11',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 12',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 13',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 14',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 15',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 16',
 'Portal 2 Act 4 Test Chamber 17']

Pages to redirect

[['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 00','Portal Test Chamber 00'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 01','Portal Test Chamber 01'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 02','Portal Test Chamber 02'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 03','Portal Test Chamber 03'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 04','Portal Test Chamber 04'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 05','Portal Test Chamber 05'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 06','Portal Test Chamber 06'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 07','Portal Test Chamber 07'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 08','Portal Test Chamber 08'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 09','Portal Test Chamber 09'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 10','Portal Test Chamber 10'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 11','Portal Test Chamber 11'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 12','Portal Test Chamber 12'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 13','Portal Test Chamber 13'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 14','Portal Test Chamber 14'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 15','Portal Test Chamber 15'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 16','Portal Test Chamber 16'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 17','Portal Test Chamber 17'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 18','Portal Test Chamber 18'],
   ['Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 19','Portal Test Chamber 19']]

- RJUser RJackson Pixelturret.png talk 23:13, 29 April 2011 (UTC)

And the templates (might need work on them):

Proposed merges

I suggest we merge 'Portal Test Chamber 19' and 'Portal Escape (Part 1), as they are on the same map and there is no level transition (elevator, loading screen) between them. The same applies for 'Portal 2 Chapter 7 Pump Station Gamma' and 'Portal 2 Chapter 7 Enrichment Sphere 6', as although there is an elevator between them, there is no loading screen and Challenge Mode considers both of them as part of 'Conversion Intro'. Tell me if you agree with this below. --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 13:02, 26 May 2016 (UTC)

EDIT: Also, the merged page for Chamber 19 and Escape 1 would be named 'Portal Test Chamber 19 (Escape)', like 'Portal 2 Chapter 4 Test Chamber 21 (Escape)'. The merged Gamma Pump and Sphere 6 page would simply be named 'Portal 2 Chapter 7 Enrichment Sphere #6', as the Alpha and Beta Pumps are not in level names. --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 13:27, 26 May 2016 (UTC)

Hello? Is anyone there? That is all. --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 01:03, 3 June 2016 (UTC)

Pictogram neutral.png Neutral You are correct, they are the same levels and they *should* be together, but at the risk of sounding "lazy" I suppose, I just wonder if it would really be worth the effort of combining all of the different languages' versions of the articles together for the sake of being "proper." The walkthrough videos were recorded for separate pages and they've been long standing for a very long time now; but I'll do the heavy lifting myself if it's what everyone wants, however. ~Sven~ (talk) 16:17, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
For the walkthroughs, I think the simple solution would be to feature walkthrough videos of both the levels in the merged article (Example: The Test Chamber 19 article would have both the Test Chamber 19 and Escape (Part 1) walkthroughs on it). As for the languages, well, that's the subject of consideration. Maybe we should hold a vote or something? --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 01:08, 4 June 2016 (UTC)
http://theportalwiki.com/wiki/User:Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie/Portal_Test_Chamber_19_(Escape) - Merged article for TC19 and E1, feel free to move to mainspace whenever. Combines the description, hazards, walkthrough, video, achievements, music and trivia. Also, on the infobox, the previous level is 'Portal Test Chamber 18' and the next is 'Portal Escape (Part 2)'. I've tested it, and it's completely suitable for moving to the mainspace. Just thought I'd do that, in case we are merging the articles. --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 20:12, 4 June 2016 (UTC)
UPDATE: http://theportalwiki.com/wiki/User:Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie/Portal_2_Chapter_7_Enrichment_Sphere_6 - Ditto for PSγ and ES6. Also mainspace suitable. --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 11:42, 5 June 2016 (UTC)
Pictogram info.png Info I took a look at the combined articles and they look pretty snazzy. I hadn't realized that the demo files for those particular pages were already one larger "video." I don't know how anybody else feels about it personally (and I'd really appreciate some more feedback other than just a two-way back and forth, guys!), but I'm perfectly fine with Enrichment Sphere 6 and Gamma Station getting merged pronto. Personally speaking though, I feel like Test Chamber 19 should remain separate from Escape part 1, because it marks a clear shift between the setting and tone in the game. It's where testing ends and the "escape" officially begins. Those are just my own biased thoughts on the matter, though. ~Sven~ (talk) 03:34, 5 June 2016 (UTC)
So, should I move the Sphere 6 article into the mainspace? --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 11:42, 5 June 2016 (UTC)
Interpreting vague answer as 'YES'. Cave Johnson, we're done here. --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 12:10, 5 June 2016 (UTC)
I agree with Sven. — The preceding assigned comment was added by Tark {Finish Him!Contribs} 14:40, 5 June 2016 (UTC)
I wish you would've waited a bit longer so we could've gotten more votes than 3 total or so that I could delete the page properly without wasting editing time, but as it turns out Pump Station Gamma doesn't have any translated alternates in any language on the wiki, so not a huge deal I guess. ~Sven~ (talk) 15:44, 5 June 2016 (UTC)

The only thing left to do for the Conversion Intro merge is to change Ascension's number bubble to 10, instead of 11, as it is now considered the tenth Test Shaft 09 area. It's good to see the level unified, though. --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 19:48, 5 June 2016 (UTC)

Proposed moves

  • Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 1 (Bonus) > Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 01 (Bonus)
  • Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 2 (Bonus) > Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 02 (Bonus)
  • Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 3 (Bonus) > Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 03 (Bonus)
  • Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 4 (Bonus) > Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 04 (Bonus)
  • Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 5 (Bonus) > Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 05 (Bonus)
  • Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 6 (Bonus) > Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 06 (Bonus)
  • Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 7 (Bonus) > Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 07 (Bonus)
  • Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 8 (Bonus) > Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 08 (Bonus)
  • Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 9 (Bonus) > Portal: Still Alive Test Chamber 09 (Bonus)
  • Portal 2 Chapter 1 Introduction > Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 00 (Introduction)
  • Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 1 > Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 01
  • Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 2 > Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 02
  • Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chambers 3 & 4 > Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chambers 03 & 04
  • Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 5 > Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 05
  • Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 6 > Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 06
  • Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chambers 7 & 8 > Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chambers 07 & 08
  • Portal 2 Chapter 1 Incinerator > Portal 2 Chapter 1 Test Chamber 19 (Incinerator)
  • Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 1 > Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 01
  • Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 2 > Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 02
  • Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 3 > Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 03
  • Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 4 > Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 04
  • Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 5 > Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 05
  • Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 6 > Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 06
  • Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 7 > Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 07
  • Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 8 > Portal 2 Chapter 2 Test Chamber 08
  • Portal 2 Chapter 3 Test Chamber 9 > Portal 2 Chapter 3 Test Chamber 09
  • Portal 2 Chapter 6 Enrichment Sphere 1 > Portal 2 Chapter 6 Enrichment Sphere 01
  • Portal 2 Chapter 6 Enrichment Sphere 2 > Portal 2 Chapter 6 Enrichment Sphere 02
  • Portal 2 Chapter 6 Enrichment Sphere 3 > Portal 2 Chapter 6 Enrichment Sphere 03
  • Portal 2 Chapter 7 Enrichment Sphere 4 > Portal 2 Chapter 7 Enrichment Sphere 04
  • Portal 2 Chapter 7 Enrichment Sphere 5 > Portal 2 Chapter 7 Enrichment Sphere 05
  • Portal 2 Chapter 7 Enrichment Sphere 6 > Portal 2 Chapter 7 Enrichment Sphere 06
  • Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 1 > Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 01
  • Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 2 > Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 02
  • Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 3 > Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 03
  • Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 4 > Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 04
  • Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 5 > Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 05
  • Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 6 > Portal 2 Chapter 8 Test Chamber 06
  • Portal 2 Chapter 9 Mash-up > Portal 2 Chapter 9 Test Chamber 17 (Mash-up)

Test Chamber title moves, based on numeral formatting and subtitles. I would move them myself; however, the demos break when I do. --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 20:56, 13 June 2016 (UTC)

Map titles

Actually, ignore the previous ancient post. Should we move the Portal 2 chamber articles to their "valve-titles" as those are the official titles of the maps? If this is approved, I'll move them. --Ejjgjrjgjjjvjrjdjwie (talk) 00:19, 7 December 2016 (UTC)