Thinking with Time Machine is a Portal 2 mod in which you will find and use a Time Machine to create a twin of yourself from the past to help you solve the puzzles. The past self accurately repeats all of the player's actions, creating a unique twist on familiar Portal game mechanics.
User reviews: Very Positive (2,860 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 18, 2014

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"(Mod) Thinking with Time Machine is a Portal 2 mod in which u,use time machine for the puzzles 7/10 good portal 2 mod"
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Recent updates View all (11)

January 10

TWTM update 01/10/15: TM upgrade!


- Time-machine code update: you can now record cube pickup without having cube while recording
- Fixed in-game menu while playing community chambers
- Fixed not exiting puzzlemaker completely
- Potato no longer appears on level 4

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“Technically the ‘main feature’ in the Thinking with Time Machine mod is a time machine ..., which is great and all but look, LEGS.”
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About This Game

Deep within the facilities at Aperture Science lies a secret research laboratory that was locked and closed off... until it was found by robots.

Thinking with Time Machine is a Portal 2 mod in which you will find and use a Time Machine to create a twin of yourself from the past to help you solve the puzzles. The past self accurately repeats all of the player's actions, creating a unique twist on familiar Portal game mechanics.

Features

  • New and unique gameplay
  • Custom content (models, textures)
  • New design
  • Convenient and simple control in the form of a new datapad item
  • Different ways to think about and solve puzzles

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 / Vista / XP
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 (or higher) or AMD64X2 (or higher)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card must be 128 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 2.0b (ATI Radeon X800 or higher / NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or higher / Intel HD Graphics 2000 or higher).
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 4500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS:
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 (or higher) or AMD64X2 (or higher)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card must be 128 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 2.0b (ATI Radeon X800 or higher / NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or higher / Intel HD Graphics 2000 or higher).
    • Hard Drive: 4500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 (or higher) or AMD64X2 (or higher)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video card must be 128 MB or more and should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 2.0b (ATI Radeon X800 or higher / NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or higher / Intel HD Graphics 2000 or higher).
    • Hard Drive: 4500 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
32 of 33 people (97%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 30
Alright, if you ask yourself "Do I need to download this mod"(Which is weird because it's free and almost everyone say it's awesome), this review is gonna show you exactly why you should.

Plot
Ok, so the plot is kind of a meh, and a bit cliche as a time travel story, but the start is amazing as you have already seen in the trailer.

Length
It's not as long as Portal 2, but as it works on the same principle of Co-Op(Think for two players), so the difficulty would make it feel longer.

Difficulty
This mod is much more challanging than the actual game. Really, even Portal 1 isn't hard like some of these chambers. Lovers of challanges, you're gonna LOVE this mod.

Differences From the Base Game
Ok, almost everything is now completley retextured and looks awesome.

Overall
Overall, this is a great mod, very challanging, a bit short, and while Portals are not the main mechanic anymore, you should all play this. It's also free and you can see your legs.
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
It's a co-op partner I don't argue with.
Seriously though, if a puzzle gets messed up somehow, you know it's your fault. In normal co-op, you'd just blame the other person. In this, you know that if something messed up, it's down to you.
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17 of 22 people (77%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 10
I was thinking too hard with time machines and I ended up burning my cpu. I guess this game is okay.. 10/10.
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9 of 14 people (64%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
12.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
i liked this part because it could be something like portal 3
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 23
This mod, it's genius. Such a awesome mod. paraoxes and stuff.
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