Today we’ll look at a game called “Portal” that has a theme built around science experimentations. To get an idea of what this game is like, visit the trailer on YouTube…
The game trailer mentions the “Aperture Science Enrichment Center” as the place these experiments take place. A quick Google search reveals….
If you type the word LOGIN, the experience begins. Pick a user name (the password is obviously PORTAL) and type HELP to see what you can do.
ARGs are all about secret codes and this one is no different. If you type THECAKEISALIE, there is a hidden video and text, in which someone comments on how Aperture Science's Relaxation Vault has no doors on it, and how the installation is on lockdown, seemingly because someone has escaped from the doorless room.*
To quote the game, "If at first you don't succeed, you fail."
* Stolen from Wikipedia's Hint Page