Quantcast
Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
    1. Welcome to GTAForums!

    1. Red Dead Redemption 2

      1. Gameplay
      2. Missions
      3. Help & Support
    2. Red Dead Online

      1. Gameplay
      2. Find Lobbies & Outlaws
      3. Help & Support
    1. Crews & Posses

      1. Recruitment
    2. Events

    1. GTA Online

      1. Arena War
      2. After Hours
      3. Find Lobbies & Players
      4. Guides & Strategies
      5. Vehicles
      6. Content Creator
      7. Help & Support
    2. Grand Theft Auto Series

    3. GTA Next

    4. GTA V

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

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

    7. GTA Vice City Stories

    8. GTA Liberty City Stories

    9. GTA San Andreas

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

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

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

      1. GTA Advance
      2. GTA 2
      3. GTA
    13. 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. 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. News

    2. Forum Support

    3. Site Suggestions

universetwisters

Cool Things You Didn't Know About Vice City

Recommended Posts

wfank
On 11/5/2015 at 6:36 PM, Carbonox said:

Or, for the record, pretty much the only gang to have female members in the first place.

LMAO, The Golfer gang has female members and known it within my first few days playing the game (when I got to Four Iron mission) back in 2004, the courier's gang however is the only all female gang in the game (unless you count the chicks with guns cheat that turns the Vercittee gang female, but I rarely ever use cheat and completed the game 100 % without any).... The golfer gang is a legitimate gang, any gang that fights other gangs (I often lured cubans/haitians/others there and they brawled, and the golfer gang is tough with the golf sticks) and and can be added to the least favorite gang stat is. One male and one female model for the golfer gang.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Wolff
On 9/6/2018 at 8:31 PM, Motorik said:

There's a secret office in the Cherry Popper factory, behind the save icon. It can only be seen with trainers or through the "rocket launcher cheat". It's really dark so it's hard to notice. I know it because of GTA Wiki (Yes, I know you don't always believe in what it says, but this is true). Sorry, I don't know how to post pictures, but you can confirm it easily. And sorry for my english, too.

I actually added that to the wiki😊 I knew it from WikiGTA, a lesser known old GTA guide (mostly meant for Dutch audiences, as the English verison of the site is much less enhanced) they have an image with adjusted lighting that shows the furniture a bit better:

http://static.wikigta.org/nl/images/7/7e/Cherry_Poppers_Ice_Cream_Factory_Office.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
AwesomO4000

I just learned that you can auto-center the camera behind you by holding L1 on PS2, or Black on Xbox. It also works on GTA III too. I do not know about the PC. 

 

I've been playing this game since it was released and i never knew this. It's much easier to turn the player around using this instead of using the right stick.

Edited by Awesom-0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
wfank

The ghost driver in the mission "Psycho Killer". I know the vehicle (trashmaster) initially drives by itself aimlessly into the wall, but much later found out this cool AI glitch but counts as a ghost in terms of gaming world perspectives. The trashmaster drives by itself and tries to smash either Tommy or The Psycho. It misses and gets stuck on the wall. After passing or failing the mission (either ways after the mission is over, but be sure to be near the trashmaster or it will disappear), if you hit it with a car, its free from the wall, and drives visibly by itself. Its slow, you can easily follow, it stops at red lights and moves at green light, no driver XD, neatest "ghost driver" in the game on the trashmaster trash truck . If you get in and get out of the vehicle the phase ends, you have freed the ghost driver's soul, may he rest in peace. If you chose to follow , as long as you don't lose sight you can follow its progress for hours, actually until you decide to close the game....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Wolff

Ramming/destroying parking meters make them drop money. Just found that out after over a decade.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Soggy biscuits
Posted (edited)

Not sure if anyone knew or if anyone has mentioned, but back in the beta there was a music pickup. The pickup use was unknown, but it can be activated in game via mods. Obviously it was most likely to listen to music outside of a car, but is there more too it? Anyways not on my computer at the moment to show, but there are videos u can watch about it.

 

Edit: My apologises if this is in the wrong section, just thought it was cool and it can be moved if needed.

Edited by Soggy biscuits

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Leone_Son

A bit too late?

- There's a picture of Frank Sinatra in Marco's Bistro, possibly reference to his Mafia connection. Also Ray Liotta played him once in The Rat Pack movie.

 

- Once Tommy failed Bloodring mission, and after he wasted or busted, he will respawn at the stadium without losing any weapons.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Beato_dim
On 4/15/2019 at 6:53 PM, Soggy biscuits said:

Not sure if anyone knew or if anyone has mentioned, but back in the beta there was a music pickup. The pickup use was unknown, but it can be activated in game via mods. Obviously it was most likely to listen to music outside of a car, but is there more too it? Anyways not on my computer at the moment to show, but there are videos u can watch about it.

 

Edit: My apologises if this is in the wrong section, just thought it was cool and it can be moved if needed.

Maybe it was for buying songs like in the first Saints Row?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Motorik
Posted (edited)

The "See You In Miami" sign in GTA III is not the only reference to this city. In Little Haiti, near the bridge, you can see a sign that says "Move Over Miami". It's on the roof from where you have to shoot cubans in "Dirty Lickin's".

Edited by Motorik

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
gts.
17 hours ago, Motorik said:

The "See You In Miami" sign in GTA III is not the only reference to this city. In Little Haiti, near the bridge, you can see a sign that says "Move Over Miami". It's in the roof from where you have to shoot cubans in "Dirty Licking's".

Pic please? I can't remember it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
xNCx
On 4/15/2019 at 5:53 PM, Soggy biscuits said:

Not sure if anyone knew or if anyone has mentioned, but back in the beta there was a music pickup. The pickup use was unknown, but it can be activated in game via mods. Obviously it was most likely to listen to music outside of a car, but is there more too it?

AFAIK you can spawn the music pickup in game, but it is behaving like a regular pickup (unlike the video camera pickup which can only be collected by a car). In the North Point Mall, there is at least one music shop with open interior. Maybe the headphones pickup could have been placed inside.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Masny
Posted (edited)

Have you ever noticed that there are cars 'painted' on this building?

DXwKuYX.jpg

CF9P98t.jpg

Ultra low poly parking lot. Like in PSX games.

BTW I think it is a saab

 

 

edit:

Same thing nearby:

1v100Ps.jpg

Edited by Masny

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Motorik

Some time ago I told that one song from Radio Espantoso was similar to one of the ambient musics from GTA III. Well, I have videos for you to make the comparison.

This is the ambient music from Hepburn Heights:

 

And this is the song Super Strut, by Deodato: 

 

 

I insist that maybe Rockstar used this song in Vice City as a reference to GTA III, even though the Hepburn Heights music is cut from Floating Waves by DJ Roadrunner.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • 1 User Currently Viewing
    0 members, 0 Anonymous, 1 Guest

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

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