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Old 04-29-2008, 02:10 AM  
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Niko's Room - Grand Theft Auto IV Thread

For all discussion on actually playing the game.

Cars are sort of tough to maneuver so far, with all the camera details you can get into.

Put the subtitles on. Then you understand what they're saying, and it will even translate the foreign language.
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Old 05-04-2008, 09:56 PM   #196
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I was playing on a friend's game and moltov'd a hospital waiting room... I felt pretty bad about it.
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:50 PM   #197
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This deconstruction of beginners is impossible. I keep getting my ass kicked. I think I could complete it with body armor. The first time I tried it, I bought some off of Lil Jacob but I was stupid and didn't go up on the roof to snipe anybody and now he won't sell me anymore.
You still don't have a weapon shop? (Lil' Jacob isnt selling me weapons, though) They sell body armor. $500. That, combined with the cover system, and you should be fine.

I finished that one on the second try. The one that's got me stuck is the race with Brucie.

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Old 05-04-2008, 10:54 PM   #198
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I wish instead of the completely scripted missions they would have just given the bad guys some good AI to allow them to take different paths to their objectives. One time they would run, another they would stay and fight. I especially hate when you're chasing someone (which is usually what every mission comes down to), and the same cars crash and take the same turns every time, right in front of you while the AI car breezes away unscathed. Unpredictability is what makes games like this fun but there isn't much in the missions. It's really stupid when you have to get to a certain point before your bullets can even to damage to a car. I hoped they would have progressed past this.
Hmm... your experience with the game seems to have been very different than mine.

It helps to get creative. In the street sweeper mission... the first time, a couple gansters took off in a car while I fought their buddies... and I failed.

Before trying again, I used a couple of cars to block in the getaway car before I started. That made it a breeze. No chasing... fish in a barrel.
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:58 PM   #199
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Just three more days til summer vacation and I'll be playing this non-stop.
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:59 PM   #200
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How much does a sniper rifle cost, or can Little Jacob give you one? I've got three flying rats that I need to sniper, and then I've got them all for the first area.
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:00 PM   #201
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Just three more days til summer vacation and I'll be playing this non-stop.
I don't know how much you've played it up to this point, but I think you'll be very impressed with the story.

It's much more deep than the previous games. Niko has a conscience... and it's wearing on him.
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:01 PM   #202
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You still don't have a weapon shop? (Lil' Jacob isnt selling me weapons, though) They sell body armor. $500. That, combined with the cover system, and you should be fine.

I finished that one on the second try. The one that's got me stuck is the race with Brucie.
Ha no kidding? I aced the race with Brucie on the first try. Maybe I need to go to other weapon shops. I searched at the weapons shops and I didn't see any body armor. Funny how different missions are harder for different people
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:05 PM   #203
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Ha no kidding? I aced the race with Brucie on the first try. Maybe I need to go to other weapon shops. I searched at the weapons shops and I didn't see any body armor. Funny how different missions are harder for different people
Heheh, no doubt. I think the racing's got me all screwed up because I'm still trying to drive like I'm playing Burnout.

And, the first weapon shop has body armor. As you enter the shop, take a left, then a right, and it's right there to your right on the center table.

I've found two weapon shops, and they're exactly the same.
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:07 PM   #204
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I don't know how much you've played it up to this point, but I think you'll be very impressed with the story.

It's much more deep than the previous games. Niko has a conscience... and it's wearing on him.
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Yeah, I've gotten pretty far already. About 10% I think. I've killed Vlad, and have done a mission for the Faustio? guy.

Okay, here's another question:

I'm trying to find Brian (the side character), the second time. They say he's sort of by the safehome and Comrade's Bar, but I can't find him at all. Any idea?
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:08 PM   #205
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How much does a sniper rifle cost, or can Little Jacob give you one? I've got three flying rats that I need to sniper, and then I've got them all for the first area.
You get one from a story mission. The first Elizabeta mission, IIRC.
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:10 PM   #206
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I'm trying to find Brian (the side character), the second time. They say he's sort of by the safehome and Comrade's Bar, but I can't find him at all. Any idea?
Can't really help ya there. But if it's the guy I'm thinking about, he'll appear as a little green man on your mini map.
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:10 PM   #207
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You get one from a story mission. The first Elizabeta mission, IIRC.
Cool, I can wait then. Thanks
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Who just has to get 100% and who just has fun doing whatever, not really caring?

Me - I have to get 100%.
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:13 PM   #209
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Also, I have to kill all the flying rats and do the unique jumps and all the other stuff before finally winning the story mode.
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Old 05-04-2008, 11:14 PM   #210
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Who just has to get 100% and who just has fun doing whatever, not really caring?

Me - I have to get 100%.
I just wanna complete single player, see the whole story. Any fun I can have with it after that is gravy.

That's when I'll get into the multiplayer, too.
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