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Grand Theft Auto: Las Venturas

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Hello! I'm back with my own version of a Grand Theft Auto: Las Venturas (GTA:LV).

This is only a fan made idea for a future GTA game. It's meant to be a collaborative idea where you can add more ideas, stories and fanarts to make a good plot for a GTA game while we wait for the real one.

 

I thought since GTA:V was set in Southern San Andreas portraying Los Santos as the main city and I study city planning I wanted to make my own map inspired in my favorite city in the series: Las Venturas (based on real life Las Vegas). Even though I believe GTA 6 will be set in Vice City as the obvious comeback (GTA:VIce), I really wanted to explore a new version of Las Venturas in the HD universe. I did this for the mapmaking thread in this forum but got too excited and started to create logo ideas, artworks and finally a cover. So I'm making my first topic in the forum just for this idea. In the future, I'm thinking of exploring Tierra Robada, Whetstone and San Fierro to reproduce the whole San Andreas in the HD universe.

 

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The map is based on the regions showed in the 3D universe northern San Andreas. I'll add an spoiler down below to explore the map in depth and a link to a better quality version:

 

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Link to the imgur post with a better quality map: https://imgur.com/Nbq2qTk

 

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City of Las Venturas is portrayed as the main city with new additions for this era such as the Troposphere Tower, the Las Venturas monorail system, covered Old Venturas Strip Experience, The Wheel and most of the famous strip hotel and casinos such as The French Kiss, Planet Vinewood, Liberty, Liberty, Sniper's Bay and Vespucci's. In the following spoiler I will explore every neighbourhood of the map:

 

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Southeast Las Venturas is home of Las Venturas Airport and the industrial areas of the airport such as LVA Freight Depot and Sobell Rail Yards. To the east, in Rockshore you can find Supa Save! Supercenter and the Dude Factory and Linden Side mountainous suburbs. Following the Harrison Intersection you can head into the city of Harrison. Also, Del Lago Estates and East Venturas Resort is the coastal suburb of the city in Las Venturas Bay

 

In East Las Venturas you can find Blackfield with Las Venturas Hospital and the iconic Chapel. North of Blackfield Avenue, Greenglass College and Blackfield Stadium are located. Creek is the small neighbourhood west of Julius Thruway East and it is surrounded by a small river that leads into Las Venturas Wetlands and Las Venturas Water Treatment Plant and eventually into the Sherman Reservoir. North of Creek is Spiny Bed home of the Sprunk Distribution Center, a building site for a new suburb and the city landfill in the side of the mountains.

 

Heading north from The Strip you can find Northeast Las Venturas with the Roca Escalante financial center of the city where the Las Venturas Police Department and the Glowing Museum are located. Across from the Rosenberg Freeway, the Bandits Stadium and the city's main train station Sunset Station are located in Redsands East neighbourhood. Out of public eye, K.A.C.C. Military Fuels and the Redsands Military Base are the most secret places in the city. Finally, a little further north you can find Las Venturas Speedway to watch some races.

 

North Las Venturas is the area north of Las Venturas Intersection. Most of middle class houses are located here in the Redsands West suburbs. In the center you can find Goodyawn Cemetery and heading north there are some industrial areas where you can sell cars in the crane just along the train rails.

Whitewood Estates is to the west. The northern portion of it is a golf club based suburb. Across Julius Thruway North, you can access  Millennial Hills and the Bone County Shooting Complex.

 

West Las Venturas is where most of residential areas are located. Long lines of similar houses in the desert soil make up most of the landscape. With a square pattern of avenues, you can find inside various neighbourhoods such as the Desert Estates, Yellow Bell, Rainbow Valley, Prickle Pine, Indian Trails and The Oasis home of a huge artificial lake for recreation purposes. In this area you can also find Las Venturas CIA Headquarters, Palomino Point (an industrial site in the heart of the city) and the Asian district of Pilgrim where Pilgrim Plaza Shopping Mall and Four Dragons Casino are located.

 

Southwest Las Venturas is mostly industrial and where train rails, water canals and highway intersections meet. Blackfield Intersection is the biggest intersection of the map connecting South Las Venturas Freeway, Julius Thruway South, Julius Thruway West, Harry Gold Parkway, The Strip Boulevard and LVA Tunnel.

You can also find Las Venturas Detention Basin and Randolph Industrial Estate.

 

Finally, South of Las Venturas you have the main entrance of the city along with Six Magic Piles monument area, some desert patches, Las Venturas Solar Power Facility and Las Venturas Detention Facility before entering the Mojado Desert wilderness.

 

All around the city of Las Venturas you can find Bone County. This land is based on real life southern Nevada and some parts of western California. The county's capital is the town of Fort Carson and its landscapes vary from the Mojado Desert wastelands to the Ahoe Lake snowy peaks. In the next spoiler I will explore every area of the county.

 

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South of the city, you can find the South Las Venturas Freeway heading into the Mojado Desert area. South of the freeway there is the Mojado Junction right next to the San Andreas Sea shores. This is an endless portion of empty beaches which eventually leads to The San Andreas Sound dividing the northern and southern parts of San Andreas State. The Mojado Desert is based on the Mojave Desert and you can find endless portions of land full of small vegetation. Some of the landmarks in this area are the Big Thermometer, the Mojado Trails,  the Fallow Point where the Historic Route 69 starts, The Wasteland, Tumbleweed Ridge, Visage Bay and the Mojado Ranch, the only fertile area in southern Bone County. To the north you can find the Loan Canyon at the side of the Gray Mountain Natural Park which separates The Big City from The Big Desert.

 

To the west of the Mojado Junction you will follow the San Andreas Highway at Southwest Bone County. First you can find the Hunter Quarry and the open mining facilities in the desert. Then you will head into the southern portion of the Summer Mountains where the Sunset Canyon Hiking Trails and the Fremont Peak Park are located. This is a great spot to check the natural scenery of Bone County and gorgeous views of South Las Venturas.

At the west of the Summer Mountains there is a huge geyser and a few touristic spots such as Regular Tom. This area is very visited during the day hours and some stay in the RV parks alongside the highway in Drunk Flats and Cumbre Blanca Gate Park. If you head east of the highway you may find yourself in Las Brujas, an old western style abandoned town in the side of the mountain which was once used as a film location but now is home of a drug cartel controlling the entrance of the town.

 

Northwest of the City, you will find The Gateway, at the entrance of the Dead Valley National Park. This is a small touristic town with a visitor center, gift shops and motels. You will have to drive through the Dead Road to reach the city of Fort Carson through the National Park. To the south there is the Painting Drive, the Big Ear and the West Hills View Point and Visitor Center with stunning views of Las Venturas Skyline. To the east, The Beehives, an indigenous location stopped in time and the Fossil Road heading into Bone County Test Site. Finally, to the west there is the Saltwater Basin and the Tracks, a site where you can't legally access by car and some unusual stuff happen.

 

West of the Dead Valley National Park you will find Gardenville Acres with the small locations of Los Ranchos and the Astro Drive In Theatre in a more verdant terrain. This is a region where farmland starts to appear in Bone County and you can access both Fort Carson to the northeast and Ahoe Lake to the northwest.

 

Fort Carson is the capital city of Bone County and is north of Dead Valley National Park and Gardenville Acres. The Nukes Parkway runs through the city and into Rhino. At the south end, the train tracks stop at the U.S. Army Depot and Silverfield mining town. The Silverfield Mines are underground tunnels into the side of the Bone County Plateau where miners used to mine Silver before it ran out. At the west, the Fort Carson sign welcomes visitors. North of it, Clearview is a major residential area of Fort Carson. At midtown, Fort Carson Medical Center meets the City Hall and Bone County Capitol Building. East of the highway, the Bone County Prison is located along with New Rotterdam small neighbourhood, Shoe Lake, some storage facilities and the Meadows Mall at the entrance of Rhino. If you go a little further in the desert you will find the Desert Springs.

 

West of the Pico Nevado Sierra, the Ahoe Lake welcomes all types of tourists. At the far south you can find the Robada Beaches and the Ahoe Keys with amazing yachts and mansions along the coastline of the lake. To the east of the Ahoe Drive, you can hop on the Monument Aerial Tramway all the way to the hills where you can see the entire region. The Ahoe Bay is home of many weekend houses and recreation areas. To the north, Ahoe Harbor is a small town with a vibrant fishing community and the entrance to the Ahoe Ski Resort on the snowy hills at the west of Bone County.

 

Rhino is the second largest city in northeast San Andreas. The city is a booming casino town at the north end of the Nukes Parkway. Surrounded by the Lazar Boulevard, the city hosts the Rhino International Airport, the Grand Rhino Resort and Casino (tallest building in the city) and Downtown Rhino, an entertainment district. The Rhino Sign welcomes tourists to the center of the town and north of the Trucker River, the Plaza Station welcomes train passengers from all of San Andreas. At the west, the Rhino Golf Course serves as a recreational park at the bottom of the Rhino Hills. North of the Solarium Highway, the neighborhoods of Glimmers, North Valley and University Valley are the residential areas of this population. In the outskirts of the city, to the west the Robada Gate and Cold Valley bring grass to the desert landscape while at the Polygon Coast the sandy cliffs end abruptly. In the east, the industrial areas of Rhino start to appear along the Trucker River. Finally, leaving town to the Bone County Test Site, the Coil Gigafactory holds its title for the biggest building in the whole of San Andreas.

 

The biggest area of Bone County is the Bone County Test Site, where decades ago the U.S. Military used this land as a nuclear testing site. This is the least populated area of San Andreas. Sitting right north of Las Venturas, this area is mostly desert wilderness and not all of it can be explored since many areas are strictly forbidden for the general public. At the south, the Coyote Trail starts at The Big Spread Ranch just north of Bone County Rail Yard. The trail acts a limit between this area and Octane Springs. North the NotSoRadioactive Road, you can find the Fern Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository at the side of Bone County Plateau, the Drill Rig, the Plow Crater and the Fern Flat before stopping at the Alien Highway and the town of Regina. This town is based on Rachel, Nevada, and it's home of a small Trailer Park, some desert farms and the Lil' Probe Inn. From there, a small dirt road crosses the Dry Lake into the Restricted Zone of Area 69 right in the face of the Alien Hills. Just east of the base, the Training Range Valley serves as a testing ground for air force flights.

 

Verdant Meadows is the northeast portion of Bone County and as the name suggest, the landscape becomes more green due to the presence of grass and a more humid weather. The area has not any town and it's very isolated from the rest of the county, the only road in and out is the Verdant Highway. At the west, you can find the Mass Grave Site inside the hills of Gloom Summits and the Valle del Hueso. At the east, the abandoned airstrip of Verdant Meadows show the decay of aircraft history. A little to the east, the Robo Wildlife Refugee is home of various species of trees climbing the Robo Mountains. This area is based on the mountains of central Nevada.

 

Octane Springs is a desert area northeast of Las Venturas filled with dirt roads, oil drills, oil pipelines and refineries such as Green Palms, Xoomer Oil Fields and Black Gold Industrial Park. To the east of the North Las Venturas Freeway, the Madrigal Elektromotoren factory sits at the ridge of the Snake Mountains and Bonanza Peak.

 

East Bone County is a large region extending from the Valle del Fuego at the north end to Las Venturas Bay at the south. It is the most mountainous area and most of the region is made up of dirt roads in the hills. It is located at the west side of El Dorado River. Points of interest are the Thomas Town, an abandoned town swallowed by the Sherman Reservoir, Hillary Cove and The Silver Penny. Arco del Oeste sits at the middle of the area and serves as an abandoned mine with illegal uses. To the north, Dorado Gold Mines and the famous Cock Rock watch the west side of El Dorado Canyon. The National Park of Valle del Fuego is the only place with concrete roads extending from the North Las Venturas Freeway. With its Rainbow Trail and the Orange Fields, it's a colorful landmark for any tourist heading northeast of The City.

 

Finally, at the south of East Bone County, east of Arid County and the south end of the Sherman Reservoir, the Sherman Dam is the facility that powers almost all lights in Las Venturas. At the west, Las Venturas Marina and Water Intake Facilities of Las Venturas Water Department sits at the shore of the reservoir, and above the hills the Sherman Campsite and Dam Camper RV Park look the spectacular view of the Dam

 

The western side of the map is the Dorado County. This area is west of Bone County divided by the El Dorado River although it connects to the north in the Mount Penne Cliffs. Most of the county resembles parts of Arizona, Colorado and Utah in real life. It has many towns scattered across a mountainous dry landscape. Las Barrancas is the county's capital and the most populated town. 

 

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The southern portion of El Dorado is the Arid County even though it's not an official county. At the far south, you can access El Dorado through the Foggy Bridge of the Historic Route 69 near Cliffview Bay. North of it, you can access the County by a railway bridge and the Sherman Highway Bridge.

The terrain of Arid County is one of the most dry land of the map so you won't be able to find much flora in this area. Some of the places of interest are The Ridge, Redsands Point, Sherman Dam Lookout, Arid County Valley, Southern Arid County Cliffs and Las Payasadas.

 

The town of Las Payasadas is located in the Arid County region of El Dorado. The Northern San Andreas Railway and the Historic Route 69 runs through the town at the west side. In the center you can find the Big Pecker iconic landmark and a visitor center. To the east, there are empty blocks of streets and some trails heading towards La Cabaña, a drug dealing dock away from society. To the west of Las Payasadas you can find Las Payasadas Plateau where you will have a panoramic view of Thomas Lake and the Arid County Valley.

 

North of Las Payasadas, you can find El Dorado Valley and the start of El Dorado Canyon. Most of this area is wilderness although you can find the Schyster Proving Grounds where the Schyster Factory is located alongside big car testing tracks. North of this area is El Arco del Rey which is based in the strange rock formations of southern Colorado.

 

Las Barrancas is north of El Dorado Valley and here you can find the small town of Valle Ocultado, the lost Pueblo of Aldea Malvada, the bendy roads of Nido del Águila and El Dorado West Airport just above Las Barrancas Plateau. The fifth most populous town in the map is located here in the center. Las Barrancas has stunning views of El Dorado Canyon and an indigenous town in the cliff called El Pueblo right across the railroad. In this region you can access two paths leading down the canyon and a small wooden bridge in one of them crossing into Bone County.

 

The biggest region of El Dorado is the Naranjo Reservation at the northern end of the landmass. This region is connected to Bone County by the Penne Tunnel at the Mount Penne Wilderness Area. This area is supposed to be an indian reservation even though it has a big Coal Plant in the middle of the desert. Most of the formations are based in Utah's Monument Valley such as the Butte Valley and Rock Bridge formations at the northern side of El Castillo del Diablo. You can also find the Tee Pee Motel, The Canyons Trails, Strata National Monument and the Eagle Eye Skywalk with the most stunning views of El Dorado Canyon. West of the Historic Route 69 you can find the Horseshoe and the Lone Lake where the river begins.

 

 

I have also made some artworks depicting some moments of the hypothetical plot for the game and iconic landmarks and ideas from Las Venturas and Bone County and with them I have created a cover. The logo of the game is made out of neon lights and the shape of the LV sign at the south of The Strip:

 

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The artworks that make up the cover are inserted in the spoiler below:

 

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ARTWORK 1:

LVPD Helicopter flying over the Sherman Dam area in Bone County and Dorado County.

 

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ARTWORK 2:

Secondary character speeding up in his motorcycle in Nowhere Road at Butte Valley.

 

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ARTWORK 3:

The female main character with her army outfit and a gun standing at the West Hills View Point in the Summer Mountains looking to Las Venturas Skyline.

 

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ARTWORK 4:

Male main character at the start of the game, working as a stripper at one of the casinos in The Strip of Las Venturas. In the back, The French Kiss Hotel & Casino, The Wheel and the Trophosphere Tower.

 

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ARTWORK 5:

A burrito truck leaving after a big explosion at the base of an oil drill in the Octane Springs desert field.

 

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ARTWORK 6:

The Truth, the same character as in the 3D universe. He's staring at the screen wearing a strange backpack with the Visitor Center of Regina in the background.

 

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ARTWORK 7:

A secondary character shooting a gun and driving a Bandito in the dry terrain of the Dead Valley Saltwater Basin.

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I know most of them are probably not good but I tried my best to represent a concept of a scene in-game. The backgrounds were represented as they would really look in the game map.

 

 

Finally, I want to thank all of you for inspiring me to create this and I want to share it with all of you to start adding ideas and maybe hopefully someday we will have a recreation of Las Venturas in the GTA once again. I will keep on adding stuff to the forum and I expect you all can add things too. Saludos!

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EliteGamer_6

damn that looks nice. 

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Eternal Moonshine

Looks really good. Probably one of the best fan made maps. It feels like something Rockstar could actually make. Just add San Fierro to make it perfect

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avatarsd

Im already working on it! Thank you, it means so much to me! 😁

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José_Sócrates
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Mostly looks good, except for the artwork, which to be honest, looks like the cover of a poor pr0n parody game. The female main character doesn't look threatening at all and has a punchable face and stance, the main male character could pass as the prostitute used in all other gta covers, the truth doesn't look like a weird hippie and more like a pretentious hipster, the explosion looks too happy and cartoonish instead of a serious blast, the guy in the bandito does not either look threatening or powerful, and the cover looks overall too cheerful and colorful for a gta game, even for a "less serious" one. My advice would be to work on the shading and colors, fix the truth and main female character's face, and make the bandito guy more threatening (maybe angle his gun more to the front). As for the stripper main character, I'm not sure why you want that for a gta protagonist, since that would go beyond toni and trevor levels of pathetic.

But it's good, it's good, I like what I see.

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LibertyKing

There is so much to this. I'm genuinely impressed. I only wish I could create something this amazing. The map gives off major GTA V vibes and would feel perfect in the same universe, scale-wise and setting-wise. I love it!

Also that cover art would not pass the ESRB ratings at all.

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MojoGamer

Looks like how i been imaginating it, good job

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GhettoJesus

Looks pretty amazing, emulates the style of older GTA covers well. Lot of effort went into the maps too.

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Patrizio
10 hours ago, Eternal Moonshine said:

Looks really good. Probably one of the best fan made maps. It feels like something Rockstar could actually make. Just add San Fierro to make it perfect

This! As much as I want Project Americas to be true, I also don’t want Las Venturas and San Fierro to disappear...

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VercettiGuy
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f*ck yes!

 

Honestly, that is the best fan made map I've ever seen here. I love it.

 

EDIT: Not kidding you, looking at it got me hyped. Actually gave me that fuzzy feeling I had when I saw the V map for the first time.

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Aquamaniac

Looks great, exempt that the two cities are too close to each other.

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Dark Rosewood Varnish

That map is outstanding, well done. Really nice work.

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YMe369

cool, i dig all the named details :D

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jippa_lippa

Congrats! That map is gorgeous

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avatarsd

Thank you all for your comments! I feel so happy and inspired you liked it!

 

On 7/10/2020 at 11:56 PM, José_Sócrates said:

Mostly looks good, except for the artwork, which to be honest, looks like the cover of a poor pr0n parody game. The female main character doesn't look threatening at all and has a punchable face and stance, the main male character could pass as the prostitute used in all other gta covers, the truth doesn't look like a weird hippie and more like a pretentious hipster, the explosion looks too happy and cartoonish instead of a serious blast, the guy in the bandito does not either look threatening or powerful, and the cover looks overall too cheerful and colorful for a gta game, even for a "less serious" one. My advice would be to work on the shading and colors, fix the truth and main female character's face, and make the bandito guy more threatening (maybe angle his gun more to the front). As for the stripper main character, I'm not sure why you want that for a gta protagonist, since that would go beyond toni and trevor levels of pathetic.

But it's good, it's good, I like what I see.

Well thanks for your comments!

To be honest, the entire cover started after I finished the map and I somehow wanted to represent the feeling of the locations so I made the backgrounds using SketchUp to place the buildings in scale and location and Photoshop to re-draw it. To draw characters I learnt to use Paint SAI so they are my first digital drawings.

You're right the cover looks too cartoonish (I was inspired by the original GTA covers since it was easier and closer to my skills) and too colorful which I have to fix. 

 

As for the main characters, I was thinking of a military female character (risky move) for the player to explore the whole military compounds of the map (Probably Area 69 and K.A.C.C.) and the male stripper it's supposed to be the beginnings of the character working at The Strip (Las Vegas lifestyle screams for this kind of character) before he gets in trouble with the mafia and the whole story starts. As for The Truth, it was my favorite character in San Andreas and it is supposed to explore the weird stuff of Bone County: Alien stuff, Nuclear Facilities, Ghost Towns) but now I see the drawing and yes it looks pretty hipster. 

 

It's my first attempt to make a GTA cover and I'll take into consideration all of your advice to improve it in the future! Thank you

 

On 7/10/2020 at 7:20 PM, Eternal Moonshine said:

Looks really good. Probably one of the best fan made maps. It feels like something Rockstar could actually make. Just add San Fierro to make it perfect

I already started research for Central California and San Francisco to expand the map! Thank you!

 

On 7/11/2020 at 6:24 AM, VercettiGuy said:

f*ck yes!

 

Honestly, that is the best fan made map I've ever seen here. I love it.

 

EDIT: Not kidding you, looking at it got me hyped. Actually gave me that fuzzy feeling I had when I saw the V map for the first time.

 

Wow you're too kind! Thank you so much for that comment, it was the feeling I was looking for when I started the map. I'm not sure it's the best one since in the mapmaking thread I've seen tons of amazing maps that inspired me to make this one.

 

On 7/11/2020 at 7:04 AM, Aquamaniac said:

Looks great, exempt that the two cities are too close to each other.

Thanks! I also feel that. Although Reno (Rhino) and Carson City (Fort Carson) are 20 miles away, they are too close in the map. I'll fix it as soon as I can! 

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Good job! I had a quick look last night and had a few comments to make, but looking at it in details to-day made me withdraw them. Really like the map, don't think I have much to add! The only two things that I am fairly strongly not keen on is the railway following the road very closely all around the map. I would expect it, like in real life, to occasionally drift away into tunnels or cut across to the next station rather than follow the road. The second is that areas of the testing area being inaccessible to the public. If it's anything like Zancudo in GTA 5, it would suck because it's just a wasted space.

 

I can't see the cathedral though, sort of was expecting to see this landmark. Having another large body of water is probably more consistent with the conventional map designs, though doesn't necessarily bother me.

 

I personally probably would put the motorway further south from Verdant Meadows, I always pictured it as being this abandoned isolated space that you stumble upon when you are lost; this way it's right next to the major road, so the vibe just isn't the same for me. Same with Regular Tom, a bit too close and obvious to the main road.

 

Also, what are the circles in the North by the Bone County Basin?

 

Would love to see more old wooden bridges across the canyon.

 

But overall it looks great, and I would love to play it if it was anything like San Andreas!

 

PS Oh, and we need the Cock Rock back! :D

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DownInTheHole

Looks fantastic! was this done on illustrator?

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Smash Bandicoot

Good job, but LV is eastern San Andreas, not northern San Andreas.

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I love Nevada, I've had a non-GTA (GTA ripoff) concept floating around my head for years now. Your map is basically my mock-up but amazingly detailed. I am very impressed and extremely pleased to see something I've had imagined in my head come into reality. Thanks.

My mock-up:

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Ray Carter

I didn't think Las Vegas could work on it's own because it's not a coastal city like San Fierro or Vice City but you really made it work well. I also like that you kept the OG names and expanded on the previous rendition. As great as this map is, there's still the question on what a Las Venturas-based GTA game could offer in terms of a good story and missions. What I would suggest next though is to update this with some map icons to show more places of interest and the potential Las Venturas has.

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MuffinMcFluffin

This would look great if part of the whole thing that is San Andreas, but if it's its own game, I think it would fare better to have LV's surrounding residential neighborhoods as well. Don't worry, I'm not knocking your map and saying "WHY DIDN'T YOU INCLUDE THIS DAMMIT?!?!"

 

I'm guessing that your Rhino is Reno (by the looks of it at least), and it makes me go back to the fan maps with all of San Andreas though, and thinking about how people had included the Sierra's a few times, and have been thinking maybe Reno should be included as well. Yes, I'm well aware that Reno and Vegas couldn't be farther away within their respective state of Nevada, but if Reno was a smaller town like it is and featured things like its golf courses and the mountainous desert regions between them, that would be a good way to connect the loop (which would of course make its way down to Las Venturas).

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Patrizio

Great idea, but I second what @Eternal Moonshine said. It needs San Fierro.

 

I remember after VC on here when people debated if San Andreas was next (now I feel old typing that...) and many proposed Vegas, except people assumed it would be called GTA: Sin City. At the time, some argued it wouldn't work as it would just be "Vice City without the sea".  I'd add to that that it would need a 70s timeline and possibly a GTA version of Chicago in addition to balance out the map and plot, but great effort nonetheless 👍.

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hjonesjr

This is honestly one of my favorites, if not my favorite concept map posted. since San Fierro is being added, i think it would be cool to see the entire country. Might be a bit of work but definitely possible. Of course, its all your choice

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bladee

insane design. nice work!

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Kris194
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Looks really nice :)

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Killerman29
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wow very nice, I really like desert maps, but one thing, el castillo del diablo rock formations and aldea malvada ghost town are very close to the "ocean", for me they should be in the center of the map

 
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Kris194
On 7/20/2020 at 5:34 AM, Ray Carter said:

I didn't think Las Vegas could work on it's own because it's not a coastal city like San Fierro or Vice City but you really made it work well. I also like that you kept the OG names and expanded on the previous rendition. As great as this map is, there's still the question on what a Las Venturas-based GTA game could offer in terms of a good story and missions. What I would suggest next though is to update this with some map icons to show more places of interest and the potential Las Venturas has.

I don't think, that any city could work on it's own, not when we wait like 8 years for another installment of franchise.

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Comet45

One of the most professional and detailed concepts I've seen, well done. Even the cover art and the logo; yes, the cover is a bit amateurish and the logo looks more like it's for a Online DLC rather than a main installment, but still amazing for a fanmade map.

 

Did you have any time period in mind while making this? My dream LV setting has always been the 70s, there's a lot they can work with there - casino mafia, NFOs, army/the aftermath of Vietnam war, hippies, cold war spies... SF would also fit nicely as another city in the game, San Francisco was a mess in the 70s iirc.

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Kris194
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41 minutes ago, Comet45 said:

Did you have any time period in mind while making this? My dream LV setting has always been the 70s, there's a lot they can work with there - casino mafia, NFOs, army/the aftermath of Vietnam war, hippies, cold war spies... SF would also fit nicely as another city in the game, San Francisco was a mess in the 70s iirc.

Agent is already canceled but I'm wondering whether Rockstar would cancel this game if they would want to make GTA set in 70s. Vegas in 1970s was on Rockstar's list of potential GTA VI locations.

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