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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:22 AM

QUOTE (stefkes1996 @ Wednesday, Aug 21 2013, 23:11)
QUOTE (stefkes1996 @ Wednesday, Aug 21 2013, 23:01)
Found another look at the misterious area from the post on the previous page:
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Have the 2 buildings on the right already been named / mapped?

By the way, here is a link of the youtube video and i can't remember where, but at a certain point you can see michael on the left.

Gta v gamescom

Well, it isn't mysterious anymore, i think. I found this:
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Correct me if you think i'm totally wrong, but please say why!

You're right, you can also see these buildings in this artwork: http://media.rocksta...y_2880x1800.jpg

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:26 AM

Yep, looks right, Near137... Looks like it's the same picture/artwork just without Michael in it.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:31 AM

Very strange that this was already realised about 8hrs ago!
I started wondering what everyone was talking about.... I was thinking eh hang on, we already know from hours and hours ago that this is the Michael artwork

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 01:00 AM

I think that artwork doesn't represent an actual area much in the same way like in this GTA4 console loading screen.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 01:05 AM

QUOTE (cldd @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:00)
I think that artwork doesn't represent an actual area much in the same way like in this GTA4 console loading screen.


what ARE you talking about???

EDIT:
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Added this picture clearly.
Just to stop the madness.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 01:21 AM

All I've got to say is awesome job to all who contribute to this thread. I wish I had the time. icon14.gif

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 01:32 AM

You got what you wanted, titty babies. It's pinned.
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Posted 22 August 2013 - 01:39 AM

Some work for you guys:

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Time to find all this locations! (Obviously not the sea ones...)


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 01:52 AM

^ I don't even need a mapper to tell me where those screens are anymore, I feel like I know the compass of the map in my head too well. The ocean screens are obviously impossible to map.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 02:02 AM

QUOTE (LotusRIP @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:52)
I feel like I know the compass of the map in my head too well.

Dear God, that makes the map seem small. Knowing that you can memorise the map too well befuddles... confused.gif

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 02:11 AM

QUOTE (TheGTAone @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:39)
Some work for you guys:

user posted image

user posted image

Time to find all this locations! (Obviously not the sea ones...)

Most of them have already been located.
Here's one from 9 days ago.

http://www.gtaforums...st&p=1062941247

Red helicopter has been located. Can't remember the buildings in the background though.
Military helicopter is facing NE while flying towards the Zancudo River.
Black Shamal & red car are at the airport.
The others can't be mapped obviously.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 02:14 AM

QUOTE (_Kindled_ @ Wednesday, Aug 21 2013, 20:02)
QUOTE (LotusRIP @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:52)
I feel like I know the compass of the map in my head too well.

Dear God, that makes the map seem small. Knowing that you can memorise the map too well befuddles... confused.gif

Oh come on, you're underestimating the map and human brain capacity. I'd guess astronauts have the entire planet memorized after six months of looking out this window.
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Posted 22 August 2013 - 02:19 AM

QUOTE (Wayne Kerr @ Wednesday, Aug 21 2013, 21:11)
QUOTE (TheGTAone @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:39)
Some work for you guys:

user posted image

user posted image

Time to find all this locations! (Obviously not the sea ones...)

Most of them have already been located.
Here's one from 9 days ago.

http://www.gtaforums...st&p=1062941247

Red helicopter has been located. Can't remember the buildings in the background though.
Military helicopter is facing NE while flying towards the Zancudo River.
Black Shamal & red car are at the airport.
The others can't be mapped obviously.

Thanks bro. icon14.gif

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 05:06 AM

QUOTE (_Kindled_ @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 02:02)
QUOTE (LotusRIP @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:52)
I feel like I know the compass of the map in my head too well.

Dear God, that makes the map seem small. Knowing that you can memorise the map too well befuddles... confused.gif

General areas, sure, but do you think you could navigate yourself from place to place in Los Santos right now?

If so, I guess I just haven't studied the maps closely enought o learn them that well. My only knowledge about that goes from my observations of the layout of the real life Los Angeles.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 06:51 AM

Please don't respond to him

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 07:39 AM

This will be my first time going in to a GTA game where i'll already be used to the map.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 08:00 AM Edited by Ignaz, 22 August 2013 - 08:06 AM.

QUOTE (TheGTAone @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 02:19)
QUOTE (Wayne Kerr @ Wednesday, Aug 21 2013, 21:11)
QUOTE (TheGTAone @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:39)
Some work for you guys:

user posted image

user posted image

Time to find all this locations! (Obviously not the sea ones...)

Most of them have already been located.
Here's one from 9 days ago.

http://www.gtaforums...st&p=1062941247

Red helicopter has been located. Can't remember the buildings in the background though.
Military helicopter is facing NE while flying towards the Zancudo River.
Black Shamal & red car are at the airport.
The others can't be mapped obviously.

Thanks bro. icon14.gif

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The sqare marks that thing to lift ships out of the water.

And i´m not sure that is the exactly position of the heli but it´s in the near of this spot.
It can be also the heptagon shaped thing more left on the northern peer where all the small boats towed.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 08:02 AM

QUOTE (gwaha @ Wednesday, Aug 21 2013, 23:20)
This is not meant to be a dig or whatnot (just friendly advice) but stefkes could you please not quote your own posts?

I know, i should have edited it, but i didn't know how to delete the first post

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 08:04 AM

QUOTE (Njale @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 07:39)
This will be my first time going in to a GTA game where i'll already be used to the map.

x2 biggrin.gif

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 08:23 AM

QUOTE (LotusRIP @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:52)
^ I don't even need a mapper to tell me where those screens are anymore, I feel like I know the compass of the map in my head too well. The ocean screens are obviously impossible to map.

Same. I feel I pretty much know the rough layout of the whole entire map already, and the game isn't even out yet.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 08:33 AM

i had feels that map's size of GTA V will be disappoint........

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 08:54 AM

QUOTE (TheGTAone @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:39)
Some work for you guys:

user posted image

user posted image

Time to find all this locations! (Obviously not the sea ones...)

The all black plane in the air, is that flying over what looks like Malibu?

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 08:54 AM

QUOTE (Ignaz @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 08:00)
QUOTE (TheGTAone @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 02:19)
QUOTE (Wayne Kerr @ Wednesday, Aug 21 2013, 21:11)
QUOTE (TheGTAone @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 01:39)
Some work for you guys:

user posted image

user posted image

Time to find all this locations! (Obviously not the sea ones...)

Most of them have already been located.
Here's one from 9 days ago.

http://www.gtaforums...st&p=1062941247

Red helicopter has been located. Can't remember the buildings in the background though.
Military helicopter is facing NE while flying towards the Zancudo River.
Black Shamal & red car are at the airport.
The others can't be mapped obviously.

Thanks bro. icon14.gif

user posted image

The sqare marks that thing to lift ships out of the water.

And i´m not sure that is the exactly position of the heli but it´s in the near of this spot.
It can be also the heptagon shaped thing more left on the northern peer where all the small boats towed.

Actually I believe it looks more like this.
user posted image

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:17 AM

Bigger version:

user posted image

Looks like Malibu, and that Bay area is probably the mound of the Zancudo River.

Also, that big flat area at the base of Mt. Josiah looks like human establishment.. Maybe that's the big town CVG talked about seeing in the Titan mission.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:21 AM

In my oppinion Fido and all the mappers should get a medall or something for all the work tounge.gif

BTW Fido, I hope you are here for the Mapping ____________ (GTA VI)

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:30 AM

People who are acting like you know the game very well before even playing it must not have been around when GTA IV's map was leaked about a month before its release.

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:31 AM

QUOTE (GTADKNUT @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 09:17)
Bigger version:


Looks like Malibu, and that Bay area is probably the mound of the Zancudo River.

Also, that big flat area at the base of Mt. Josiah looks like human establishment.. Maybe that's the big town CVG talked about seeing in the Titan mission.

So you reckon they've put Malibu on the north part of the Alamo Sea??
Remember this is the same place as the cropduster photo, only spun round 90 degrees

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:36 AM

QUOTE (GTADKNUT @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 11:17)
Bigger version:

user posted image

Looks like Malibu, and that Bay area is probably the mound of the Zancudo River.

Also, that big flat area at the base of Mt. Josiah looks like human establishment.. Maybe that's the big town CVG talked about seeing in the Titan mission.

Nope, this area is not the Malibu area, but rather the north coast of the Alamo Sea with the camera pointed towards the west. The mountain that is mostly off screen but starts at the right is Mt. Chiliad, and in the background you can see the Range (the trailer park where the biker gang lives) and Mt. Josiah. Wayne did a nice comparison with Fido's map but I'm on mobile and can't find it right now.

Hope this clears things up!

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:38 AM

QUOTE (ComradVladimir @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 09:36)
QUOTE (GTADKNUT @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 11:17)
Bigger version:

Looks like Malibu, and that Bay area is probably the mound of the Zancudo River.

Also, that big flat area at the base of Mt. Josiah looks like human establishment.. Maybe that's the big town CVG talked about seeing in the Titan mission.

Nope, this area is not the Malibu area, but rather the north coast of the Alamo Sea with the camera pointed towards the west. The mountain that is mostly off screen but starts at the right is Mt. Chiliad, and in the background you can see the Range (the trailer park where the biker gang lives) and Mt. Josiah. Wayne did a nice comparison with Fido's map but I'm on mobile and can't find it right now.

Hope this clears things up!

It does, cheers smile.gif

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:40 AM

QUOTE (iTz i Makez HD @ Thursday, Aug 22 2013, 11:21)
In my oppinion Fido and all the mappers should get a medall or something for all the work tounge.gif
BTW Fido, I hope you are here for the Mapping ____________ (GTA VI)

I sure hope to be there.
I'll have to learn how to use different softwares though cause this is pretty basic.
I'll Watch some Photoshop tutorial to do something better and why not a 3D version?
That'd be my ultimate goal but pfffiou...


BTW, it's not Malibu in that black plane screen.
It's the northern shore of the Alamo Sea.
The mountain in the background is Mt Josiah and the one on the right is Mt Chiliad.
The settlement you see in the top left is the trailer park (The Range) from the online trailer.
Planes flying to the East.




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