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Jehannum
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Posted 06 June 2014 - 08:45 AM

While racing solo (on my own created race) I completed a course much more quickly than normal. The payout was about half what it usually is ($3000 instead of $5000). I replayed it, deliberately going much slower. I got a $6000 payout.

 

I'm forced to conclude that the slower you go the more money you get when racing solo.

 

To me, that's crazy!


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Posted 06 June 2014 - 12:39 PM

Sounds about right.

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 12:51 PM

I might have to try this later.

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Posted 06 June 2014 - 04:18 PM

Yea, we've been discussing this on the Content Creator thread too:

http://gtaforums.com...jobs-modifiers/

It is kind of weird isn't it. I suppose the idea is that if you're in a race that's taking a while to complete (for one reason or another) you don't get paid peanuts.

This is why I sometimes get paid a lot for playing stunt runs solo: I do a lot of respawning.

 

According to the folks on the thread, this modifier caps off after 10 mins.


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Posted 06 June 2014 - 06:26 PM

I was under the impression that the modifier stopped at 5 minutes and Ive seen it stop as low as 4 minutes. When I create a race I intentionally make it 5 minutes even, just to max out the pay.


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Posted 07 June 2014 - 03:42 AM Edited by sultangris, 07 June 2014 - 03:42 AM.

is it only based on time? or is it also based on players? i though more people made the winner get more but i dont race often so it may have only been the modifier for time factor that coincided with more people that i noticed that, lol


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Posted 07 June 2014 - 06:40 AM

I thought it was always the same but it makes sense. R doesn't want you making money too fast

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 08:47 PM

Search for my thread GTA5 Racing Research, i have come to the conclusion that they have done this to prevent the grinding of short races like the 30 second race Criminal Records, for me RP maxes out at 4 minutes and cash at 8 minutes. I made a motorcycle race called 4 minutes to glory, its a great way even solo to break up the mission grinding for the day.





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