you are not allowed to run on a torrented version of the game.
yes, you need to buy the game to do runs. if you join the discord it makes these questions a lot easier to answer
speedrunning a cracked version of portal wouldnt be legal anyway, ive personally played the games for 8 years so i own an actual bought copy of portal
god damn u own a linux computer? no one speedruns on linux lmfao
Hi @DoodleSauce, have you heard about Proton? It's a piece of Valve software that allows running Windows-native games in GNU+Linux with a pretty high success rate. Portal runs natively on GNU+Linux with Steamplay, but you might be able to get Build 3420 to work as well with Proton and Wine. Even if you can't, you can still run the game on the current Steampipe version, though some tricks won't be available.
thanks @Captain-No-Beard that might come useful for other valve games
Starting today, we will be using a more accurate timing method which includes “Tick 0” from demo timing.
LiveSplit should automatically be updated to include the “Tick 0” timing method. For those of you using the bootleg SourceSplit, you may need to manually install the new SourceSplit f