Quantcast
Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
    1. Welcome to GTAForums!   (86,321 visits to this link)

    2. News

    1. GTA Online

      1. Find Lobbies & Players
      2. Guides & Strategies
      3. Vehicles
      4. Content Creator
      5. Help & Support
    2. Crews

      1. Events
      2. Recruitment
    1. Grand Theft Auto Series

    2. GTA Next

    3. GTA V

      1. PC
      2. Guides & Strategies
      3. Help & Support
    4. GTA IV

      1. Episodes from Liberty City
      2. Multiplayer
      3. Guides & Strategies
      4. Help & Support
      5. GTA Mods
    5. GTA Chinatown Wars

    6. GTA Vice City Stories

    7. GTA Liberty City Stories

    8. GTA San Andreas

      1. Guides & Strategies
      2. Help & Support
      3. GTA Mods
    9. GTA Vice City

      1. Guides & Strategies
      2. Help & Support
      3. GTA Mods
    10. GTA III

      1. Guides & Strategies
      2. Help & Support
      3. GTA Mods
    11. Top Down Games

      1. GTA Advance
      2. GTA 2
      3. GTA
    12. Wiki

      1. Merchandising
    1. GTA Modding

      1. GTA V
      2. GTA IV
      3. GTA III, VC & SA
      4. Tutorials
    2. Mod Showroom

      1. Scripts & Plugins
      2. Maps
      3. Total Conversions
      4. Vehicles
      5. Textures
      6. Characters
      7. Tools
      8. Other
      9. Workshop
    3. Featured Mods

      1. DYOM
      2. OpenIV
      3. GTA: Underground
      4. GTA: Liberty City
      5. GTA: State of Liberty
    1. Red Dead Redemption 2

    2. Red Dead Redemption

    3. Rockstar Games

    1. Off-Topic

      1. General Chat
      2. Gaming
      3. Technology
      4. Programming
      5. Movies & TV
      6. Music
      7. Sports
      8. Vehicles
    2. Expression

      1. Graphics / Visual Arts
      2. GFX Requests & Tutorials
      3. Writers' Discussion
      4. Debates & Discussion
    1. Forum Support

    2. Site Suggestions

GtaVComments

How can the desert be improved from e.g GTA SA?

Recommended Posts

GtaVComments

The Desert

 

Ah the desert, what a place ehh? Or perhaps not. You see, everytime I picture it, all I see is an enourmous beach i.e sand, sand and more sand. But really, what's usually in a desert. Or more importantly what will be there to make you want to go to the desert?

 

Maybe just some "natural interesting terrain"? Or.......

• Hideouts

• Shops

• Highways running through it

• A secret place like Area 51

• People living there etc...

 

Its hard to know were R* will go with this. Hopefully not just some land/map filler to take up the space. What do you think should be there to encourage you to travel to it occasionally.

 

(Once again, not sure if there has been a topic like this before due to the quality of the search function unfortunately, but if there has, I apologise).

 

Anyways.........Discuss.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
TheTrikstar

Obviously the Graphics will make the sand and effects much more nicer, But since they're bringing animals into the game then im sure they will put a few species out there.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Toniblue

I'd love to have a secret hideout in the desert somewhere and mabye dune buggys but I live in Texas so I'm not exactly sure the type of desert is in California

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MrcTOtheJ

Personally I'd like to see in the Desert, the occasional towns, desolate highways the go on for miles, maybe some desert hideout safe house.

 

Also more about the Desolateness, I felt in SA, there where at times, far too many people driving on the backloads and highways in the desert, now I'm not saying make it so you're the only soul for miles upon miles, but make it so there's less traffic out there.

 

Not to mention I'd like lots and lots of off road trails and paths to play around on too.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
D.Dodge

Bigfoot.

 

And just people that are surfiving or something. People that drive through it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
skillz7855

Wildlife,More dirt vehicles,Caves.

Edited by skillz7855

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Fireboyd78

How about some old, abandoned factories or very small towns? What about a random shack here and there?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Adriaan

A military base. Not a secret one ala Area 69, but just a military base. One you could sneak into, either in single player - or work together doing so in multiplayer. Naturally, there would be all sort of crazy vehicles within which could be stolen.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Los Santos Pedestrian

The desert should be much smaller in V. Las Venturas being across the river from Red County was just geographically incorrect in so many ways.

 

What I think should be implemented is a desert far in one of the corners of the map, that gradually descends from grassland to sand dunes. That'll make it seem more like real life and not just a 400 sq. mile area squashed into 13 sq. miles.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kesta195

I believe there were two occasions in the trailer that showed desert and it looked nice on both occasions.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Budweiser Addict

I would like to see and RV in the middle of nowhere, with smoke coming out of the top. And if you try to jack it- two guys wearing protective clothing come running out and shoot you...

 

Breaking Bad style biggrin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Kevert
The desert should be much smaller in V. Las Venturas being across the river from Red County was just geographically incorrect in so many ways.

 

 

Is "geographically correct" really a massive deal. I agree with not trying to squash it but it doesn't bother me where it is located as long as it isn't completely unrealistic.

 

That post about Breaking Bad would make for an amazing Easter Egg!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
SmoothGetaway

I'd love to see a rendition of Joshua Tree national park. Also a parody of the Marine Corps base in 29 Palms would be awesome.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
D-man7

a delorean in a cave

 

breaking bad style mission with RV

 

dehydration....

 

maybe?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
urbanfire

@ OP

 

If you've played RDR, you'd know alot about what R* is potentially putting in GTA V. GTA V will play alot more like RDR than GTA IV, so its good to play the game again just to get the feel of the place and controls.

 

Animals and desert? I'm sure they are going to recycle alot of the stuff from RDR in this game, but to me thats a plus rather than a minus. RDR was one of the best open world games out there (if not the best), and I'm glad its going to reciprocate into GTA V.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
EscoLehGo
@ OP

 

If you've played RDR, you'd know alot about what R* is potentially putting in GTA V. GTA V will play alot more like RDR than GTA IV, so its good to play the game again just to get the feel of the place and controls.

 

Animals and desert? I'm sure they are going to recycle alot of the stuff from RDR in this game, but to me thats a plus rather than a minus. RDR was one of the best open world games out there (if not the best), and I'm glad its going to reciprocate into GTA V.

This.

 

 

Play RDR if you want a preview of what a desert environment might be like in V. I'm sure it'll be littered with wild animals and weird random encounters with desert folk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dobleh

I don't like RDR movement controls, it feels sluggish and awkward. I hope R* will fix it in GTA V. Anyway, the desert needs to be packed with a lot of random encounters and activities such as scouting on a drug deal like in No Country for Old Men movie.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Jamie Smith

- A Long Jet Black Asphalt Road Straight through the Desert.

- Race Track with [bF Injection, Bandito, Monster, Yosemite & Dune].

- Protags own Desert Airstrip like in San Andreas.

- Novelty stuff like in San Andreas like [Caravan Park, Tunnels, Pyramids, Nightclubs, Race Track + a reference of the film "Holes"].

- Long Cave Tunnel like in Fast And Furious 4.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
EscoLehGo
I don't like RDR movement controls, it feels sluggish and awkward. I hope R* will fix it in GTA V. Anyway, the desert needs to be packed with a lot of random encounters and activities such as scouting on a drug deal like in No Country for Old Men movie.

Really? I thought they were pretty good, but regardless, you can't deny they did a good job with the environment and I hope that carries on to V in regards to the desert and countryside.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DylRicho

I thought GTA V was just going to be based on Los Santos and its surrounding countryside (Red and Flint County). Or is there going to be desert now too?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
DeafMetal

I would like to see sandstorms and dazed camera if there for a prolonged amount of time on foot. Wolves, random encounters, etc. Basically, copy and paste the deserts from RDR2 ^^

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Banno_benny

I'm sure Rockstar will do a great job in making us want to explore everything. I just watched the trailer again, and really focused on the background of each screen... I hadn't noticed earlier, but the amount of hills/mountains you see in the background of some of the scenes is amazing, it makes this map look HUGE, whether or not we'll be able to climb them is another story.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Banno_benny
I would like to see sandstorms and dazed camera if there for a prolonged amount of time on foot. Wolves, random encounters, etc. Basically, copy and paste the deserts from RDR2 ^^

I'll be honest, as much as a LOVED Red Dead Redemption (played through it several times!) the amount of wildlife you ran into was a little unrealistic. Like up in tall trees you'd be all alone, find one bear, kill it, then suddenly you're surrounded by 5 more bears. It was hard not to find animals. I wouldn't mind it being a little more difficult to find some animals, and obviously harder to find more dangerous/rare animals like bears, as opposed to the animals like deer, where you'd see lots of them in the forest.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MechCb

In San Andreas, there was a small spot NW of the military base with some pretty sweet dunes. I'd like to see them expand on that so I can go out there and see how much air I can catch..kinda like going on the beach in IV biggrin.gif

 

Also-Baja trucks would be pretty awesome to hide out there.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
RipGore

Ahh! I crashed my plane in the middle of nowhere!

I want my character to become stranded in the desert and get thirsty; getting closer and closer to death.

 

SURVIVAL MODE: ACTIVATE

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
EscoLehGo
I would like to see sandstorms and dazed camera if there for a prolonged amount of time on foot. Wolves, random encounters, etc. Basically, copy and paste the deserts from RDR2 ^^

I'll be honest, as much as a LOVED Red Dead Redemption (played through it several times!) the amount of wildlife you ran into was a little unrealistic. Like up in tall trees you'd be all alone, find one bear, kill it, then suddenly you're surrounded by 5 more bears. It was hard not to find animals. I wouldn't mind it being a little more difficult to find some animals, and obviously harder to find more dangerous/rare animals like bears, as opposed to the animals like deer, where you'd see lots of them in the forest.

In the early 1900s, which RDR was set, I think it would be realistic to attract that many animals with gunfire. I mean they weren't as afraid of humans as they are now and their numbers were vastly greater. It did get frustrating though being attacked by a random cougar while trying to complete a certain objective, but I found it to be realistic considering the time. For V they could vastly reduce the amount of animal interactions for a 2012 type relevancy, which means you could still run into them, but you'd have to pretty much be an obnoxious asshole like Bear Grylls to really be mauled by them

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
TinTinn

Caves, abandoned towns, gas stations, caves and small wooden houses... and several small airports.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Verdant

I'd like to see more diners and more small town's in the desert. Believe me, this is going to be a huge desert.

The abandoned airport in GTA SA and The Restricted Area made the Desert look beautiful in my opinion.

 

Overall, I believe the desert will be a lot like Red Dead Redemption.

Edited by GtaOutKast

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
TinTinn

 

I'd like to see more diners and more small town's in the desert.

 

icon14.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
CorneliusCoffin

It's a simple equasion, really, the desert needs more cows.

 

Because:

More cows = more cowbell.

 

Let's face it, GTA needs more cowbell.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×

Important Information

By using GTAForums.com, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.