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GTA IV BETA: An In-Depth Look With Pics.


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Special thanks to these people who gave lots of info about the BETA,

and helped improve the topic:

 

GTAIVDude, Athena, lomas661, Ragered, KTF67, TinCan,dro0001, Claude94, DRESSING, dingleman, mike752, woozie92, BlOoDStReAm101, codyr783, Spartacus and SLAYERMAGGOT.

 

 

 

Note:

This is the BETA topic re-updated.

After a huge response a year after the topic for improvements.

So this topic is not yet finished. The redesign is in it's WIP stages.

 

 

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GTA IV BETA Mod:
If you like many people want to see these features incorporated back in the game,

then help support SLAYERMAGGOT's fantastic mod that plans to do this.

Click the image to go to the topic.

 

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Awesome! biggrin.gif

 

There was also a bird seen flying in the first trailer.

Thanks man. Some you will have noticed the size of the environment section is not to full scale, I'm trying to fix that (ImageShack's at fault not the forums).

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Not one mention of steak?

Ha Ha lol; I can't believe that thread has become so legendary. BTW ImageShack is acting up, so I can't fix the environment pic yet cryani.gif .

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Yeah I prefer the beta version. The ferry's would have been fun coming in and out of the docks and a lot more realistic.

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i dont seehow that pic proves there are ferrys

Look closely at the right-hand side of the screenshot; only because it is their, doesn't mean it was usable (we can dream); it could've been like helitours.

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Good, but dude...if you´ve been followin the hype of the game since the 1st trailer, you should have noticed more stuff.

 

- Niko´s face

- Niko´s hair

- In trailer 1,3rd scene. A car drives on a road and passes over a wooden plank, covering a hole in the road, in the final version, the plank is gone.

- The warehouse sign on Iroquis avenue has changed from "Stanley Fireproof Door" to "Lennie Fireproof Door".

- Niko´s tracksuit/jacket has changed.

- The cars reflection looks better in the final version thanthisearly one. Also the stairs on the wall in that picture are gone.

- Russian shop in Hove Beach was originally a Binco store.

- (Not 100 % sure on this one) In this picture, the misspelled "RESTAUTANT" has been changed to right spelling.

 

These are just some, but I can´t bother no more lol.gif

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Good, but dude...if you´ve been followin the hype of the game since the 1st trailer, you should have noticed more stuff.

 

- Niko´s face

- Niko´s hair

- In trailer 1,3rd scene. A car drives on a road and passes over a wooden plank, covering a hole in the road, in the final version, the plank is gone.

 

- The cars reflection looks better in the final version than[url=http://media.gtanet.com/images

 

- I know Niko's appearance has changed, but It's been documented so many times already.

 

-And I know the road cover makes a noise, but I can't put that into pictures.

 

-I did highlight that, and it is with the Blista taxi aswell (look at the graphics section)

 

PS: I also forgot to add, Carmen - her ponytail was changed, I will try and add that.

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Great job. But the pickups do glow.

Read it again; I said they use to glow yellow but they now glow orange.

 

^ I didn't want to stretch the screen much, plus I had to fit them into these tables because of the limit the forum has on pictures.

 

EDIT: Updated character section with Michelle and Carmen. Additionally, I tried to fix the Environment section by re-uploading it and still to no prevail (and it is the same size as the others; weird).

 

EDIT 2: Finally fixed the environment section Shifty41s_beerhatsmilie2.gificon14.gif .

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You forgot something, in one of the screenshots, Niko appeared to be holding colt .45 in his hand.

Do you remember what screen it was in (how old it is, what's happening in the screen?), because the stuff I've posted is partially from memory.

 

Additionally, I have added scripted events in the misc section.

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Great job. But the pickups do glow.

Read it again; I said they use to glow yellow but they now glow orange.

 

^ I didn't want to stretch the screen much, plus I had to fit them into these tables because of the limit the forum has on pictures.

 

EDIT: Updated character section with Michelle and Carmen. Additionally, I tried to fix the Environment section by re-uploading it and still to no prevail (and it is the same size as the others; weird).

 

EDIT 2: Finally fixed the environment section Shifty41s_beerhatsmilie2.gificon14.gif .

Making pictures smaller is really easy, Ctrl+T, and use the diagonal way. Can't explain much better. tounge.gif

Oh, the ferry terminal isn't really proof. It could've just been shut down.

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You forgot something, in one of the screenshots, Niko appeared to be holding colt .45 in his hand.

Do you remember what screen it was in (how old it is, what's happening in the screen?), because the stuff I've posted is partially from memory.

 

Additionally, I have added scripted events in the misc section.

I saw it on a post like maybe a month ago, I'll try to do a search to find the picture.

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nice work , but i don't see the last 4 pics very well (about the textures etc)

don't care if the screen get stretched , and do 1 pic per tabel then.

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It's hard to shrink pictures in paint, I've tried another good program, but you have to pay after a while; and it kept the pictures in good quality no matter how small.

 

 

user posted imageThis picture shows Niko doing a drive-by with a Shot-Gun.

 

Look closely (I had to get some light on the screen), it's actually an Uzi.

And here is the graphic screens enlarged for those who can't see the others that well (I don't blame you).

 

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It's hard to shrink pictures in paint, I've tried another good program, but you have to pay after a while; and it kept the pictures in good quality no matter how small.

I """""BOUGHT"""" (note the heavy quotation marks) my Photoshop for """"FREE""" from the """INTERNET""". GIMP's similar to Photoshop, I'd suggest you try that and it's free.

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It's hard to shrink pictures in paint, I've tried another good program, but you have to pay after a while; and it kept the pictures in good quality no matter how small.

I """""BOUGHT"""" (note the heavy quotation marks) my Photoshop for """"FREE""" from the """INTERNET""". GIMP's similar to Photoshop, I'd suggest you try that and it's free.

cookie.gif Cheers, I'll have to check out.

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Great thread! But in that first pic it's Elizabetta not Carmen. They changed Elizabetta drastically throughout the developement, apparently.

 

I honestly have to say, R* wrote a check that their game couldn't cash. Still a great game, but disappointing in hindsight.

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Great thread! But in that first pic it's Elizabetta not Carmen. They changed Elizabetta drastically throughout the developement, apparently.

I honestly have to say, R* wrote a check that their game couldn't cash. Still a great game, but disappointing in hindsight.

The women in the bottom left, not Elizabetha (and I don't think she's changed).

 

Here's another view of the scene:

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Also in the first trailer you can see the radar/antenas of the platypus rotate which they no longer do since they been removed from the game. monocle.gif

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Also in the first trailer you can see the radar/antenas of the platypus rotate which they no longer do since they been removed from the game. monocle.gif

Fantastic find, have a cookie.gif !

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