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GTAKid667

Grand Theft Auto III Pre-Release Discussion

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Mr. Love

These pictures are totally different, where were they taken?.

 

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The first official screenshot of GTAIII, taken January 2001.

 

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Blaze

The first ones are most likely renders as opposed to ingame pictures. The last one is ingame and I'd presume it's in Chinatown or the surrounding areas (judging from the floor pattern).

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Gamerjman19

 

The first official screenshot of GTAIII, taken January 2001.

 

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This is the area where the subway station is. In the Alpha it was much larger and there was no subway station.

 

Here is another view

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Blaze

Damn that looks strange but kinda cool; makes you wonder where the station would have been (or if it had even been implemented at all).

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Gamerjman19

Damn that looks strange but kinda cool; makes you wonder where the station would have been (or if it had even been implemented at all).

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Hmmm nice bike

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The game sure was a lot brighter and "cleaner" looking in early development. I remember someone posting a comparison picture at this location in the final game, it's a lot grittier now than it was then. It almost looks like Liberty City Stories.

 

Here's the HUD from back then, too.

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Looks like the windows were also breakable, unless they're just sh*tty textures.

 

Another old HUD image.

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Gamerjman19

Might as well just put up all my stuff.

 

 

Random Alpha Pics

 

 

 

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Alpha Characters

 

 

 

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Gamerjman19

 

Alpha Logos

 

 

 

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Alpha Map

 

 

 

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Alpha Vehicles

 

 

 

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Concept Art

 

 

 

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Gamerjman19

 

Pre-Alpha Renders

 

 

 

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Concepts and Renders

 

 

 

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This took me 2 hours to put this all together :D

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Hmmm nice bike

And Claude himself went through some pretty weird iterations.

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universetwisters

As awesome as it is, it seems a bit weird how we're finding more and more out about III's early development each year.

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Sergiu

Found the early alpha Aster.

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-different rear bumper
-different car shape (straight)
-different rear, overall
-same front as the CA version

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Sergiu

I found out that the Portland extension was some sort of penitentiary along with a power plant. I'm not sure if it's a power plant or not but one thing's for certain, there should be the penitentiary. I've added some rendered models (plant parts) just for reference.

 

 

 

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universetwisters

Is it just me, or does the parking lot at FIA look a lot bigger?

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The Dam didn't have any containers and other clutter on it.

 

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Gamerjman19

Does the van on the right look like a rumpo?

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Also, is that a cockroach on it?

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Sergiu

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Beta Donald Love. Most people didn't know about this. He was skinny and had a white shirt and a pink, striped tie. It is not confirmed yet if it was Donald or not but in the game script there's a character called "Nick Love". Could be DL's beta name.

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universetwisters

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Beta Donald Love. Most people didn't know about this. He was skinny and had a white shirt and a pink, striped tie. It is not confirmed yet if it was Donald or not but in the game script there's a character called "Nick Love". Could be DL's beta name.

How'd you get those pictures? Reminds me of what I mentioned earlier about this kind of stuff just popping oddly out of the blue.

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Sergiu

 

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Beta Donald Love. Most people didn't know about this. He was skinny and had a white shirt and a pink, striped tie. It is not confirmed yet if it was Donald or not but in the game script there's a character called "Nick Love". Could be DL's beta name.

How'd you get those pictures? Reminds me of what I mentioned earlier about this kind of stuff just popping oddly out of the blue.

 

Rockstar Games' III wallpapers. The Love Media one had these renders of beta DL on it. It's nice, huh? Such small stuff bringing up so much.

It's not something new but it is something forgotten.

 

Sauce: http://www.rockstargames.com/grandtheftauto3/desktops/desktop/gta3_love2.html

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universetwisters

I know this question is probably going to lead to a dead end but who knows, there's probably a glimmer of hope - does anyone know or or have any more pictures of this sort of building? I saw it from one of the early renders and decided to make it myself, and I was wondering if there were any other pictures of the model or if the render was the only picture of it ever.

 

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Jinx.

I remember there is a similar mall in Staunton.

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universetwisters

I remember there is a similar mall in Staunton.

Is it the one across from the park?

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Jinx.

 

I remember there is a similar mall in Staunton.

Is it the one across from the park?No. The one near the big part of Staunton...

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universetwisters

 

 

I remember there is a similar mall in Staunton.

Is it the one across from the park?
No. The one near the big part of Staunton...

 

This is the only mall I'm thinking of.

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Jinx.

Yea that one. I just seen some similar posters on a building in a Bedford Point, so I made a confussion. :p

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Ss4gogeta0

Beta Wongs

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Apparently it would have Triad inside protecting it... (unless this is from a mission... cant remember)

 

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Some pre-release Metagame stuff I found

 

http://www.rockstargames.com/grandtheftauto3/flash/libertyCityCollege/index.html#

http://www.rockstargames.com/grandtheftauto3/flash/francisAirport/index.html#

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Blaze

Pretty sure that's from a Toni Cipriani mission about protection money :p

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Jinx.

First pic: WTF is that ped?

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Mr. Jago

First pic: WTF is that ped?

looks like ct_man1

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Jinx.

Yea, it seems. :)

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œaœa

But look at his animation, he has his arms behind his back. Peds don't do this in the final.

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