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How would you rate the map of GTA IV (Liberty City/Alderney State)

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Poll: How would you rate the map of GTA IV... (54 member(s) have cast votes)

...on scale of 1-10?

  1. 1 (Absolutely sh*tty) (1 votes [1.85%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.85%

  2. 2 (Awful) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. 3 (Poor) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. 4 (Below average) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  5. 5 (Average) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. 6 (Above average) (1 votes [1.85%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.85%

  7. 7 (Good map overall, despite some major flaws) (7 votes [12.96%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.96%

  8. 8 (Very good map with some minor flaws) (12 votes [22.22%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.22%

  9. 9 (An extremely well-crafted map) (24 votes [44.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 44.44%

  10. 10 (Just perfect, best map in the series) (9 votes [16.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.67%

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#1

Posted 28 September 2017 - 06:41 AM Edited by CGFforLife, 28 September 2017 - 01:03 PM.

A follow-up to this thread
 
the map is amazing and accurately represent New York City and New Jersey. The detail is great. The atmosphere is impressive and gives dark and gritty feeling. Beautiful and gorgerous map
 
it's still has minor flaw, Alderney feels like another LC borough rather than another state, and Bohan was rather small
 
With that being said, I rate the map 9/10
 
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#2

Posted 28 September 2017 - 06:51 AM

10/10. Best map in the series.;)

Whilst I don't necessarily believe a 10 represents perfection it's the map I've explored the most and immersed myself in. GTA IV makes me want to visit NYC/NJ irl. If I ever save up the money.:p

Some alterations/missing landmarks here and there, but it's the most beautiful concrete jungle I've ever experienced in a game.:)
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Posted 28 September 2017 - 07:52 AM

Best map in the series, and is one of the best maps ever put into a video game. There are some flaws, but they are overshadowed by the greatness of the map and how accurately it represented New York City, the attention to details, atmosphere and proper resource utilization. The great story complements the map really well.

 

The map would get a 11/10 if all boroughs were made a little bit bigger, some more iconic landmarks were added, and if Lady Happiness faced the right direction.

 

 

it's still has minor flaw such as no buses or bicycle, and Alderney using LC license plate and using LCPD vehicles

 

 

These are not flaws of the map.

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 01:02 PM

 

it's still has minor flaw such as no buses or bicycle, and Alderney using LC license plate and using LCPD vehicles
 

 
These are not flaws of the map.
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Posted 28 September 2017 - 01:11 PM

I gave it a 9, it is an extremelly well-crafted map, but it is too small. No, I'm not saying this because "SA's better in everything", no. It's because I love it so much I'd like more of it, I just loved the New York feel. A parody of Long Island, Staten Island or maybe Upstate NY would be very welcome.

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 01:18 PM Edited by Good Hombre, 28 September 2017 - 01:20 PM.

10/10. Liberty City feels like a real city unlike V's Los Santos.


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Posted 29 September 2017 - 10:44 AM

10/10

Because this Liberty City is more real city than Los Santos from GTA 5, which is look flaws compare to Los Angeles and GTA SA LS

I wish i could go to New York and New Jersey one day...

Missed the game...  :cry:  (Liberty City from CTW doesn't count)


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Posted 29 September 2017 - 11:20 AM

10/10 from me as well. I was thinking between 9 and 10, but none of the maps depicted in the series before combined such enormous amount of details with decently sized map with respectable number of enterable interiors and nice spots to venture to. I could drive around the city for hours, just admiring the lively city with its inhabitants minding their own business. We need more such lovely looking locations.

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Posted 29 September 2017 - 12:03 PM Edited by The American Army 1775, 30 September 2017 - 04:16 PM.

I go for 9.7, or just 10. HD LC of IV is the best map in the series. Though less saturated in max setts, still it has a unique charm.
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Posted 30 September 2017 - 06:16 AM

8/10 No hill stations made this little bit of a downer... but a very good map!


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#11

Posted 30 September 2017 - 01:17 PM

8/10. I'd say 10/10 if not a few minor goofs, esepcially how Rockstar treated Alderney as a district of Liberty City, rather than something separate.

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Posted 05 October 2017 - 07:41 AM

7/10 no countryside

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Posted 05 October 2017 - 12:19 PM

Who's the hero who voted 1/10? I'll making your banning as painless as possible I swear.

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Posted 05 October 2017 - 01:33 PM Edited by Utopianthumbs, 06 October 2017 - 01:41 AM.

Who's the hero who voted 1/10? I'll making your banning as painless as possible I swear.
*Cough*

Hmm there's another one now. I wonder where it came from ? :p

Edit:I was only messing around. I give it 9/10. It gets the concrete jungle feel of NYC down pat. I only wish there was a bit of countryside to give it a more diverse feel
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Posted 05 October 2017 - 07:07 PM

8/10. A very solid map. It really feels like a condensed and busy city. There is always something going on, even in the most empty spaces.

A little bit of green would have been welcomed. Not exactly a countryside, but more natural surrounding areas in general with more vegetation would have sufficed IMO.

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#16

Posted A week ago Edited by KingD19, A week ago.

I give it a 10 I love liberty city it's such underrated i think it being overused made people dislike it but me I have fun in liberty city people say it's dark and gloomy but it's not always like that it depends on what side of the city you are in


You can catch me in the best car at the maisonette 9 and the star junction is so big and it has many enterable places I visit fancy restaurants down there and the comedy clubs or catch a magic show Alderney is alright since I have an apartment out there but I don't visit it like that unless I need to put a new car there


Im always in middle East park safe house because its the closet to Algonquin everything I need Is on that side of the city anyways every other gta city just had better beaches
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#17

Posted A week ago

8/10

 

It would be perfect if Bohan was a little bit bigger, and if a Staten Island parody was included.


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Posted 5 days ago

The map is great, but I feel as if 30% of the map is areas that we never visit and are useless to the story. We never visit them. Most of these areas are near the end of the map


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#19

Posted 5 days ago

7/10 because:

>Alderney could've been removed for Staten Island or Long Island

>Liberty City is not as congested as real life New York

>No Long Island Railroad

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Posted 5 days ago Edited by Algonquin Assassin, 5 days ago.

 

>No Long Island Railroad

 

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RAILROAD BITCH!!!!

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Posted 5 days ago

Many roads of LC are to small or wrongfully done in the game. Ex. Look at park drive much bigger and longer in real life. Coming to america movie with all the mercedes park drive is pretty wide. Times square is a huge laughing stock. To few enterable locations other than that a great map. But way to small only approx. 2 miles from north to south.........that is not ok. The airport is to small. Bad vegetation. Not enough life around a city of that magnitude. You can drive from north to south in algonquin in less than 60 seconds.
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#22

Posted 5 days ago

 

 

>No Long Island Railroad

 

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RAILROAD BITCH!!!!

 

 

But even then, when you compare the infrastructure of New York City and how much Liberty City lacks in it, it's just awful and ruins a lot of things. Liberty City has the infrastructure of Cleveland in real life, at best.

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Posted 4 days ago Edited by AboveAndBeyoncé, 4 days ago.

Like others have said, it recaptures the concrete jungle of NYC but I wish it had a country side and I know New Jersey has a part that's alittle country 8/10

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Posted 3 days ago

I like the dark and dusty liberty city. The map is small but this is not a problem. The problem is lack of the off-road terrains.


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Posted A day ago Edited by Arrows to Athens, A day ago.

9.

 

But maybe that's just my nostalgic feelings kicking in. :cool: Anyway, the overall atmosphere is just amazing.


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Posted A day ago

9. It could be bigger and it could have forest, but it's a really good map.

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Posted 20 hours ago Edited by OdysseyTheWarrior, 20 hours ago.

7.5/10

If they added a bit of countryside, made Bohan and Broker-Dukes a bit bigger, and made Alderney more distinct as its own place rather than just a borough it would be 10/10. Overall an excellent map and one of my favourites in the series (only behind the 3D rendition of San Andreas).





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