Want a game based on the third release, with a new area, but keeping the dark, dirty, grittiness of gta3? Something that works on the PS2 and PS3?... well, look no further!
Copperfern is a beautiful state with green landscapes, beautiful sunsets, lots of land to explore, and more that add to the positive factor. It is loosely based on Michigan, mostly the Northern part where I live, and the important places (Marquette, Lansing, Detroit). While keeping some great things like the dark atmosphere, it will improve in many ways... such as car handling, some graphics, and better effects. You can now use a cell phone, get car mods (turbo, hydrolics, color, stereo... think SA), have friends that have certain specialties (think IV), eating, swimming, flying helicopters & planes, motorbikes, pickable responses/situations, and a lot more.
(Note: This refers to the GTA3 Liberty City, not GTA4, I've never played 4, and either way, I'd rather use the GTA3 city. Also, don't worry that GTA4 says RIP Claude, etc etc, I'll be using some characters from the series.)
2008. Mickey Hamfists, Luigi's bodyguard in GTA3, and a person in LCS, is leaving Liberty City, for it is falling apart badly. He arrives at Independence International in Cangton, CopperFern, where his friend Donald Love stays. Donald Love had owned a huge American media conglomerate, but due to Terrorists, robberies, and insurance that had gone 'Missing', he is now an average person... or so it seems. He wants to make it back up, and you will be rewarded handsomely. Are you willing to help, or let it fail?
Interiors: There are about 81 interiors to explore and roam.
Improved Weapons and combat: All weapons and combat have improved sounds, animations, and physics. Going for realism.
Improved Handling: Car handling is improved and gears more for IV style. It's more realistic to drive, as at first the handling is wonky but as you drive more the handling improves.
Buying Property: There are a total of 31 buyable properties, all of which have interiors where you can save, and most of them have garages.
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Light blue = Ferry Route
Maroon = Bridge thingy
Dark Yellowish = Airport Runway
Black = Roads, bold means highway
Grey = Not just one building, it symbols buildings are there, the black lines are roads, not seperations.
Copperfern has 4 major cities and many small towns. You need to play the game to unlock 3 areas of the state.
Each slot has it's own weapons, and you can only carry 1 weapon per slot.This doesn't apply to the Misc slot.
SLOT 1: Melee
SLOT 2: Melee
SLOT 3: Hand guns
SLOT 4: Sub Machine Guns
SLOT 5: Shotguns
SLOT 6: Assault Rifles
SLOT 7: Heavy Artillery
Heat seeking Rocket Launcher
SLOT 8: Rifles
Slot 9: Thrown
Slot 10: Area Affect
Water gun (=p)
SLOT 11: Misc
What 'Misc' does
The cell phone is easy to use. You have it with you at ALL times, even if you are wasted or busted. Simply switch to it in the weapon HUD, press circle, and it will come up simlar to how IV's phone does. You can call friends, ask them to do something, request special features (backup, bombs, etc...), enter cheats, etc. You can also buy new ones.
The lock pick you can find in many places. When stealing a car, you can either punch the window and break it if it is locked, or use a lock pick. When breaking the window you loose health. With the lock pick you do not. You do not have it with you always.
MP3 player is simple. If you buy it, it's with you all the time. You can put custom tracks on it, and listen to them anytime. Be careful and don't have the volume up too high however... it will drown out other noises, like other cars. You can buy new ones.
Camera is with you always, but it disappears if you run out of film. You can buy better ones that do not run out (Dunno how that's possible... let's keep the fun factor instead), also video cameras.
Zander Family (You work for them mostly... friends of Donald Love. They Carry Colt45's, SMGs, and Combat Shotguns.)
Russo Family (they are an Italian Mafia family, far from friends of the Zander family. They carry Desert Eagles.)
Yakuza (they are a japanese gang, semi friends of the Zander Family. SMGs and Colt45s, they carry.)
Sindaccos (they left Liberty City 4 years ago and are allys of the Yakuza. They Carry SMGs.)
Red Jacks (some are in Liberty City, some are in Copperfern. They are not friends with most other gangs, however you work for them a little bit. They Carry Silencers, Desert Eagles, and Tec-9s.)
Tayvol Cartel (they are arch rivals of the Zander family, they want them obliterated. very dangerous gang. They carry AK-47s, SMGs, and Shotguns.)
You can buy stuff too.
Ammu-nation ~ Sells all handguns and sub machine guns, all shotguns except combat shotgun, AK-47, Ruger, Grenades, and remote grenades.
Icer weapons ~ Sells all sub machine guns, all shotguns, assault rifles, heavy artillery, flame throwers, and thrown things.
Note that I call soda, 'Pop', because that's what we call it in michigan.
Well Stacked Pizza ~ They sell pizza, pop, and burgers.
Mexo Tacos ~ Tacos/burritos and pop...
Crowned Burger ~ Burgers, chicken sandwiches, pop, fries.
Cameletanas ~ Pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, pop, tacos/burritos, Steaks....
771 ~ Pop, candy, chips, sandwiches. It's more of a convenience store.
Phone and Camera stores
Callstar ~ Phones: Noktra, CS&E, gPhone, rfnTouch
Memories made ~ Cameras: gCam, pixelcorder, life cam.
Dance to your tune ~ MP3 players: gMusic, Ruen, SlimTouch
rfnUnited Electron Zone ~ All Phones, cameras, and mp3 players. Not the cheapest, but they have choices others don't.
Peoples Choice ~ Haircuts.
Clip 'n Save ~ Haircuts
Binco ~ Clothing
Bails ~ Clothing
MSX ~ Clothing
1. Noktra phone usage, hills near Diezette. This one sucks kinda
2. rfnTouch phone usage, near the Valley Bridge in North Star city.
Thanks to the Open Tunnels mod site for screenshots, I added the hud and stuff myself.