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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:19 PM

Found two others in Rockford Hills:
The Peninsula Beverly Hills:
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Sonya Dakar (LifeInvader Offices):
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Beverly Hills, Santa Monica Boulevard : Sonya Dakar Skin Clinic 

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Google maps: http://goo.gl/maps/oe7da

Beverly Hills: Sony Music

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Google maps : http://goo.gl/maps/XRNPd

Beverly Hills : The peninsula

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Google maps: http://goo.gl/maps/aNOuz

 

Downtown, Main Street: The Old Bank
 
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Google maps : http://goo.gl/maps/c8HZF
 
Downtown, Wilshire Blvd : 835 Wilshire
 
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Google maps : http://goo.gl/maps/3E6ue
 
Downtown, Pershing square: Title Guarantee & Trust Co. Building
 
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Google maps: http://goo.gl/maps/i5KVr
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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:45 PM



 



 

 

Mr. Wayne Kerr, where can i find the vineyards shown in the 1st trailer (where the guys start coughing), and in 1 or 2 screenshots? I simply cannot find that area anywhere! Was it removed? Im talking about this: http://www.rockstarg...ot/865-1280.jpg

 

The mansion in the screenshot is the orange roofed building in the aqua square.

I assume it's the same vineyard from the first trailer, but there are a few in that area.

 

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:52 PM

Compton: Martin Luther King Memorial 
 
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Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/jNCXp

 

 

Westwood : Wilshire house
 
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Google maps: http://goo.gl/maps/CMrvi
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Posted 18 September 2013 - 04:11 PM

so....weres the hiking scene


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 04:21 PM

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 04:30 PM

31834 Broad Beach Rd.  This one was hard to find.  Stumbled upon it by chance as it's not on the water in real life.

 

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 04:36 PM

Anyone found the hiking scene location yet?


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 04:43 PM

so....weres the hiking scene

 

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Anyone found the hiking scene location yet?

 

Already asked & answered on the previous page.

Not found yet.  I don't think anyone is looking for it at the moment.

You guys are more than welcome to go & find the spot.  :^:


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 04:56 PM

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 05:12 PM

 

so....weres the hiking scene

 

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Anyone found the hiking scene location yet?

 

Already asked & answered on the previous page.

Not found yet.  I don't think anyone is looking for it at the moment.

You guys are more than welcome to go & find the spot.  :^:

 

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This is screenshot from GTAV Manual (http://goo.gl/iyfOuF), so its officially confirmed that this is Josiah

Mountain is so huge but not even the largest in the game!


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 05:27 PM

I tried looking for Pacific Plaza Apartments but it appears it never was there in the first place.


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 05:27 PM

no, it's not Josiah, i've saw this mountain range on the north side of Chiliad


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 05:37 PM



 



 



so....weres the hiking scene

 



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Anyone found the hiking scene location yet?

 


Already asked & answered on the previous page.

Not found yet.  I don't think anyone is looking for it at the moment.

You guys are more than welcome to go & find the spot.  :^:

 

sw7nzq.jpg

This is screenshot from GTAV Manual (http://goo.gl/iyfOuF), so its officially confirmed that this is Josiah

Mountain is so huge but not even the largest in the game!

 

The guide I got on my iPod only has like 7 pages! People are saying it's 100+ pages, and there's all these screencaps of pages I don't have and I'm gonna burn my iPod down. 

 

Anywho, I can't believe Josiah is that huge! :O

 

And sadly, I can't look for it. I can't afford the game right now, and my Xbox just got broken by a friend (he got drunk and put my Xbox on the floor while I was sleeping, accidentally stepped on the disc drive and... yeah. He's dead.), so I'm relying on people here to help me out with this! HEEELP!


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 06:29 PM

@Wayne Kerr, @koeklin: Great finds! (How do you do this? You PAUSE the game??  ;))

 

The mountain with the hikers is Mt. Chiliad. I still have to make it to the exact same spot, so there's no photo yet, but if you find Dignity Village (north of Chiliad, easy to miss, but it's on the map) and look up, you can see where it must be: up south from there, looking southwest.

 

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 07:26 PM

Wayne Kerr, @koeklin: Great finds! (How do you do this? You PAUSE the game??  ;))

Well... As said Nico "life is complicated":
I have a son... a kind of Jimmy (Michael's son)... a FPS player too (he usually plays Call of Duty)... however he's a good kid... And now he becomes a GTA fan. So we share the Playstation and the game.

An advice: don't have kids!

Downtown: L.A Center Studios

This building of GTAV is based on

  • Luxe City center hotel (skin)
  • L.A. Center Studios (shape)

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Google Maps: http://goo.gl/maps/xs4xM

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 08:57 PM

Downtown, L.A. fashion District: Santee Alley
 
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L.A. FASHION DISTRICT SANTEE ALLEY - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA par Navymailman, sur Flickr
 
Google maps: http://goo.gl/maps/CCZBq

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 09:09 PM

I would like to see a more detailed map listing game locations like all burger shots clicking bells and car sales places

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 09:19 PM

Wow guys !!!

All those buildings you found today that's amazing !!!!

I saved all of them on Google Earth but I still need to add them to my map.

By the way, I'm starting to wonder if it's still worth doing ?

Maybe I should start working on something else, like a database of IDed buildings.

Kind of like on iGTA5 with their landmark page.

 

I was thinking of doing all that on the GTA Wiki. That way, we could all participate in

the creation of that database.

 

Tell me what you guys think.


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 09:31 PM

fido is a good idea
new discovery this is for you
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Posted 18 September 2013 - 09:53 PM

Wow guys !!!

All those buildings you found today that's amazing !!!!

I saved all of them on Google Earth but I still need to add them to my map.

By the way, I'm starting to wonder if it's still worth doing ?

Maybe I should start working on something else, like a database of IDed buildings.

Kind of like on iGTA5 with their landmark page.

 

I was thinking of doing all that on the GTA Wiki. That way, we could all participate in

the creation of that database.

 

Tell me what you guys think.

 

Yes, you're right. If we wanted to do it, we could definitely make the most comprehensive map of LS/BC, with links to images/maps/streetview for all landmarks.

 

Whatever it's going to be, I think it should be based on R*s satellite map. It's one of the best official game maps I've ever seen.

 

I can make a sketch of how that could work, once I'm a bit less busy with that game... ;)


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 09:58 PM Edited by Mrthingus, 18 September 2013 - 10:51 PM.

 

Wow guys !!!

All those buildings you found today that's amazing !!!!

I saved all of them on Google Earth but I still need to add them to my map.

By the way, I'm starting to wonder if it's still worth doing ?

Maybe I should start working on something else, like a database of IDed buildings.

Kind of like on iGTA5 with their landmark page.

 

I was thinking of doing all that on the GTA Wiki. That way, we could all participate in

the creation of that database.

 

Tell me what you guys think.

 

Yes, you're right. If we wanted to do it, we could definitely make the most comprehensive map of LS/BC, with links to images/maps/streetview for all landmarks.

 

Whatever it's going to be, I think it should be based on R*s satellite map. It's one of the best official game maps I've ever seen.

 

I can make a sketch of how that could work, once I'm a bit less busy with that game... ;)

 

I second that notion. Something with an easy interface. Maybe if you hover the mouse over a landmark, it would show the name.

 

Fido, you should definitely keep going. It helps track down where the landmarks are exactly.

 

Been trying to track this one down. No luck so far.

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 11:27 PM

 

@Wayne Kerr, @koeklin: Great finds! (How do you do this? You PAUSE the game??  ;))

 

The mountain with the hikers is Mt. Chiliad. I still have to make it to the exact same spot, so there's no photo yet, but if you find Dignity Village (north of Chiliad, easy to miss, but it's on the map) and look up, you can see where it must be: up south from there, looking southwest.

 

 

 

@ lxr.

Don't laugh, but I actually take a photo of the TV screen.

My kids normally get on the PS3 when they get home from school, so during the day I drove around Chumash & took a photo of all the houses & buildings in the area.

That way I can still locate things while they are playing.

I was sitting on the coffee table yesterday with the controller in one hand & a camera in the other, just snapping away.

My wife walked in, took one look at what I was doing, then shook her head in disgust, mumbled something about being obsessed, then walked out.  :D

 

The sad part is, when my kids went to bed, I still continued to look for more houses rather than actually play the game.


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Posted 19 September 2013 - 12:24 AM Edited by _Kindled_, 19 September 2013 - 12:24 AM.

Not sure if it's been done yet. But could someone maybe re-create the location of this screenshot, if you have the game?

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 12:56 AM Edited by koeklin, 19 September 2013 - 06:10 AM.

so....weres the hiking scene

Nearly there.... The North side of Mount Chilliad seen from the west side of Mount Gordo.

Sorry for the bad quality of this picture. I can't use snapmatic tonight.

 

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 01:07 AM

Thanks.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 03:26 AM

Real life is 25328 Malibu Road, Malibu.

Another duplicate house in the game.

 

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 04:06 AM

This one is at 25350 Malibu road, Malibu in real life.

Looks a bit run down in the game.  Located twice in Chumash.

 

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:15 AM

Good lord wayny! I didn't know you were so dedicated in finding buildings.
You'rE worse than me :D
But kudos for all the finds on Malibu. I guess there aren't much houses left to find in Chumash now.

About the map, an interactive one with a pic popping up when you slide the mouse over a building would be the best thing.
But I don't know how to do that at all. I can provide pics and locations but I can't do the publishing part. Do you guys know how to do this?
Maybe I should contact the guys over at GTA.net?

And I agree that the satellite map is the one that needs to be used now.
Goodbye my old map, it was a good run, you made me proud :p
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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:55 AM

Good lord wayny! I didn't know you were so dedicated in finding buildings.
You'rE worse than me :D
But kudos for all the finds on Malibu. I guess there aren't much houses left to find in Chumash now.

About the map, an interactive one with a pic popping up when you slide the mouse over a building would be the best thing.
But I don't know how to do that at all. I can provide pics and locations but I can't do the publishing part. Do you guys know how to do this?
Maybe I should contact the guys over at GTA.net?

And I agree that the satellite map is the one that needs to be used now.
Goodbye my old map, it was a good run, you made me proud :p

Yeah, I'm not sure if it's dedicated or pathetic, but I enjoy it. 

Also, when you're on a roll, it pays to keep going.  Found a couple more which I'll post soon.

 

About the interactive map.  I have absolutely no idea how to help with any of that.

I didn't know how to embed a picture 2 or 3 months ago.  :lol:

I can help out with some of the "grunt" work if needed, but when it comes to the technical stuff, I'm pretty useless.


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Posted 19 September 2013 - 06:07 AM

Real life 22426 Malibu Road, Malibu.

In the game it appears twice, basically unchanged from each other.

 

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