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So this here's a thread regarding all the Yanktonphiles who live North Yankton and wish to find out more about it. This is what we found out so far:
*North Yankton is based on North Dakota near the Canadian Border. North Yankton is not in Canada itself (common mistake/confusion)
*You can't take Snapmatic pictures in North Yankton (confirmed by Cutter De Blanc)
*There are three different snowy emitter text files(confirmed by -=Bert=-)
*The "North" on the North Yankton minimap is pointed in the opposite direction than the menu map is placed, meaning the legit map would be placed like this - http://img36.imagesh...6/1544/l5su.png (confirmed by WildBrick142)
*Also discovered by WildBrick142, North Yankton has it's own Snapmatic tag
*North Yankton has nine vehicles made specifically for the map - (Police Esperanto, Police Rancher XL, Rancher XL, Sadler, Asea, Emperor, Stockade (Bobcat Security livery) and a Snowy Burritto) ; license plate pattern is XX000000 (All vehicles spawn with LS pattern; 00XXX000) ; Sadlers can spawn with trailers, all of which are non-snowy ; trains spawn ; silo ladders cannot be climbed (however, train signal ladders can be) ; fences & lamps cannot be destroyed ; all the trees have no collision ; train tracks and side roads "dissolve" in the snow ; at the end of the city, there is a fake image of a real city, along with a car path made for cars to do a U-turn at the end (WildBrick142)
*Ludendorff has a population of 918.
*Ludendorff has it's own Lifeinvader page in GTA 5, which is accessible VIA Trevor's lifeinvader page.
*After searching through files, North Yankton is NOT an interior (more info here - http://gtaforums.com.../?p=1063839953)
*NORTH YANKTON DLC INBOUND! (see the 11th page)
I'm expecting something along the lines of this:
Michael will take Jimmy to NY to further bond with him minus the distraction of Los Santos. The two will have to bond regardless and Jimmy has no choice because he can't just go a few blocks down and be home. They might reside at a family members place and Jimmy will be stuck doing work for whoever's place they'll be staying at.
Micheal will then probably eventually start crossing the paths of significant people unexpectedly (Rick, Niko, etc) either by chance or because Jimmy somehow does something and catches the attention of the wrong person, puts himself in danger, Michael kills/hurts said threat, and this brings further unwanted attention onto Michael. I could imagine the first part of the story having to do with Michael, Jimmy, and whoever else is associating with them being in tight situations (maybe people working with Bruce) and Michael having to defend them to keep alive.
Somewhere down the line, Niko and Rick will appear because perhaps they have issues with the same group that's giving Michael and co problems and they eventually hear about all the heat that's going on and use a situation to their advantage where the group is putting full focus on Michael and they take them by surprise, kill them all, and go to the aid of Michael. They get to know each other and all are brought together by having like issues. At this point, all three characters being playable becomes possible.
Perhaps Roman and Niko moved there to get away from everything that had happened in Liberty City and they try to move on in NY and forget about it all. Maybe Roman even leaves Mallorie (finds out he's really not fit for the life of marriage and raising a child and goes back to his old ways or simply leaves because he and Niko are both hot targets in Liberty of somebody and he leaves Mallorie and his son behind to avoid having to drag them into the unnecessary conflict).
As for Luis, (gay?)Tony, and everybody else, I'm not so sure what to expect from them. Perhaps they'll be involved mainly in side things like stranger and freaks missions or something like that.
Funnily enough, I had a dream about Niko and Roman visiting Los Santos last night. They took another plane to North Yankton and all of a sudden I was playing as Niko, it's as if I was Niko himself. Niko found some sort of hideout full of what seemed to be Cubans or Mexicans, or perhaps Colombians. They had a drug cartel, and were onto Niko, Niko was hiding behind a shed, but one of the Colombians or whatever seen him and then Roman said "WATCH OUT NIKO" and jumped right in front of Niko and got shot. Perhaps that is how Roman dies in this DLC. Niko then says that line or whatever about how he should have listened to Roman and never came to NY, and then he gets shot by one of the Colombians, that is the gunshot you see in one of the subtitles. So, I think there are multiple stories within this DLC relating to current and previous protags. We'll just have to wait and see. It was a very interesting dream btw. Got me more interested in the DLC now.
*NYSP Esperanto http://images1.wikia...e_Esperanto.png
*NYSP Rancher XL
*Securicar in "Bobcat Security" livery
*Burrito - http://socialclub.ro...00/burrito5.jpg
*Fieldmaster - http://socialclub.ro...ieldmaster2.jpg
*Lawnmower (New Variant?)
*Skimobiles & Bobsleighs (Found in Max Payne 3 game files. Not available in V, but they could've been used in a cut North Yankton mission)
(all found in recent code)
*MP40 submachine gun
*Sixshoot (possible revolver?)
*Escopeta (Escopeta shotgun?)
*Bear trap (Explosive)
*Heat seeking rocket launcher
*Thompson submachine gun
*Red Dot (weapon attatchment)
(As confirmed VIA code)
*Niko Bellic - confirmed protagonist. Has depression special ability. I sh*t you not
*Michael De Santa - Protagonist
*Rick Chance - confirmed protagonist, makes counterfeit cash
*Roman Bellic - Found in some code
*Henry - Found in some code, deals spank to homeless dudes
*Jessica - Found in some code, prostitute
*Luis - Found in some code.
*Eric - Lost biker. Old friend of Johnny.
*Gay Tony - Tony is Gay Tony.
*Bruce - Possible antagonist
*Gracie - Annoying italian bitch
*Carlon Hill - Black friend of Rick
*Unnamed IAA agent
*Johnny Klebitz -
*Gunnut - Possibly the same from IV.
*DJ Pubec - Foreign DJ
*Rave music - http://gtaforums.com...n/?p=1063890376
*German Radio Station - http://gtaforums.com...n/?p=1063887916
*"The score of Yankton having a "cold" feel to it - http://gtaforums.com...n/?p=1063888156
*X-Files theme - http://gtaforums.com...n/?p=1063888296
*Rockstar, for giving us North Yankton and something to talk about
*Trinette, Wildbrick142, and SkylineGTRfreak for being some of the original Yanktonphiles.
*theNGclan for the swell headers
*The rest of you crazy duders who contributed to the thread!