Download video: Real Life Combustible Lemon Launcher, by Aperture Science! (Original Short)
Channel: A. C. Rusinov
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Throwing the lemons back at life is for sissies! Use the firepower that only the Combustible Lemon launcher can provide you, so you don't leave a spot unburned! Plus it shoots 60% more lemon per lemon! You'll never find a better deal! Call now and own your own Combustible Lemon Launcher!!
Ok, Don't actually do it, this was just a mock commercial and the Combustible Lemon Launcher is not for sale.
I bought Portal 2 a few months ago and as soon as I heard that epic speech by Cave Johnson I knew I had to build one! 'Cause, you know, I've been making lemonade for way too long!
I started researching and found Fil Romero's drawing, on which I decided to base my version of the Combustible Lemon Launcher. So please visit her Deviant Art page to see more of her awesome work:
The materials used for this build were pretty much styrofoam, PVC and paper mache, since I had to work on this in my spare time and on my own money I couldn't spend on more expensive materials and I had to work quick. The gun has some electronics too but the LED light was not noticeable on camera due to the strong lights I used to light up the scene (1200 watts in total!), I had to re-touch the LED light in post-production.
The great Tony Lorenzini lended his voice for this project but I had to tweak it a bit in the audio software to make it sound more Cave-Johnson-ish.
As always we made a few mistakes, so be sure to check the blooper reel for some extra LOLs!
-Adobe After Effects CS3.
-Adobe Photoshop CS3.
-Vegas Movie Studio Platinum Edition.
-Half-Life Model Viewer.
Thanks for watching (and reading) and If you have any questions please ask them in the comment section down below and I will add them to this part so everybody can read them!
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P.S.: I don't do tutorials, so don't ask for tutorials.