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Johnny-Z 06-08-2008 04:21 AM

The official GTA:IV easteregg topic. V2.0
 
The Official Easteregg & Reference topic V2.0!


Introduction

Ok as you guys know the other topic was getting long, you guys were posting away in the topic the first post was getting way too long and hard to update.
So this topic is of course dedicated to all the easter eggs and references in GTA IV, for example if you find a reference from another game, or a reference to something in real life, or just an easter egg post it here and discuss it in this thread, all things found will like my other topic, be posted as they are found.
By the way you can refer the origional topic by going here
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The List
If any are repeated, let me know so I can remove them.

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1. Heart of Liberty City
If you go to the statue of happieness, you will find an underworld enterence, if you enter a certain door there, you will go into a room that is a beating heart, also called the heart of the city, the door you enter says "No hidden content this way"
found by MyNameIsRamone


2. GTA 3 pager music
one of the ringtones for your first phone is the pager music from GTA3.
found by jwrebholz


3. Origional GTA theme
Some of the pedestrian phones play the original GTA theme.


4. Love Fist Reference
In the second part of the city, one of the signs read "**** Starring Love Fist", Love fist stared on Vice cities V-Rock.


5. Bulllworth Acamedy reference
If you watch the TV show "I'm Rich" they briefly show Bullworth Academy from Bully/Canis Canem Edit. There is Also quite a bit of San Andreas footage as well as footage from Red Dead Revolver can be seen on TV too.
These three eastereggs were found by Nikolai & Part of the Bullworth Reference was added on by Jimmy_86


6. Vinewood
There's some celebrity radio talk show that if you listen to you can here celeberaties refer to vinewood, vinewood was the spin-off to holywood in San Andreas. Also the laundromat right across the street from your first safehouse is called Vinewood Laundromat, and the second time Roman texts you about taxi side-missions the text says that he's tired of ferrying around 80 year old Vice City residents and that you can take a couple if you want.
Some references found by Clayton


7. GTA main characters
In the first mission you do for Dwayne, when Niko sits down, there is graffiti in the background. Written there is things like "R.I.P, We will miss you." also, you see "Claude" written there. Claude is GTA 3's main character.
found by n00bpwner
Also (Found by Eli )
It also says things like never forget and "Tommy" along with "Victor" and the names of other persons you've played with in a GTA game.

But In the wall with all the past GTAs paintings there's more to it. I went to it and looked at it for a long time and actually "explored it". The pic that atdray posted has just a small bit of painting, but if you go there you will see that near El Burro(the fat guy in white shirt with the belly out :p) there's many small pictures of people from past games and many actually seem to be from the Top Down Grand Theft Autos. If you keep going right you'll see Misti from GTA III and a red helicopter which was on a box art of one of the GTAs.

If you go to the wall facing north you'll again see the pics from El Burro, Misti and farther west you'll see a red motorcycle(which I think was also in one of the box arts) and one of the "twins" from Vice City.

If you go to the wall facing south you'll see a garage door reading something like "Only paint with permission- -Weekdays- Crew(or something) - - Weekends 12 Until (can't read).
More information provided by José

Snapmap: http://snapmap.wikigta.org/index.php...=&set=595,285]
Picture: http://addictedtodeath.com/rays/imag...c/IMG_3469.jpg
Snapmap and picture provided by atdray


8. Las Vanturas
On the show Venturas Poker Challenge, Theres some GTA SA footage. (Vanturas was one of the cities in San Andreas)

On some commercials and shows theres GTA SA footage, Not just the show above
found by randomhero


9. Salvatore's Mansion
Northern Alderney, there's a smashed up mansion, the place layout and everything is similar to that of Salvatore's house in GTA III.
Snapmap: http://snapmap.wikigta.org/index.php...ge&set=247,278
found by ska & Galvatron


10. Vice City Reference
other then the heart ive heard a reference to Vice City and Vinewood during 2 missions...

Vice City i heard from a coke transport mission, they said its coming in from vice city

found by Sty13s


11. Roads to nowhere...
Dead northern part of the Alderney, like almost on the cliffs themselves, there's some roads there that lead nowhere, like just off into dead ends facing north, follow the main one.
found by ska


12. Forum + map loacations for several things
Type in www.whattheydonowantyoutoknow.com on the games internet. Gives you locations of everything, like packages, weapons, etc. Its kind of funny because its like a forum and even has people repliing on it.
found by bboychibi


13. Weird pedestrian
On the northern beach on bohan island there's a pedestrian taking photos of absolutely nothing out to sea, just like the ped from san andreas.
found by Master_Thief


14. Tough Niko
-If the left door in the car is blocked, Niko will go through the passenger in the right seat to get out.
Found by Evi1d33d in my "Bugs and Glitches in GTA IV topic!


15. GTA era's spin-off
Go to www.liesdamnlies.net. then click on any link to a page and you will see people writing to the site from vice city, san Andres, and even liberty city.
found by: bank job 9


16. CSI theme song
I cracked up at the "science of crime" commercial on the radio....It really is funny how CSI has multiple locations with basically the same plots (still a damn good show) The ringtone was even funnier because it's the end of that "The Who" song they play in the beginning credits of CSI New york....GTA satires are some of the best out there...
Found by davogti


17. Saints Row spin-off
There is a street somewere in GTA IV's Liberty City named Stillwater Ave, Stillwater was the name of the city in Saints Row.
found by AstroFan


18. Statue of Liberty text
The book that the statue of happiness is holding doesn't say 'Hilary clinton' like early rumours suggested but reads...

1st line: | SEND US YOUR BRIGHTEST, YOUR SHARPEST, YOUR MOST INTELLIGENT, |
2nd line: | YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE AND SUBMIT TO OUR AUTHORITY,|
3rd line: | WATCH US TRICK THEM INTO WIPING RICH PEOPLE'S ASSES, |
4th line: | WHILE WE CONVINCE THEM IT'S A LAND OF OPPURTUNITY |
it also says JULY IV and the roman numericals for 1776.
I managed to read all of it when i landed on the arm. heres a pic...

http://img393.imageshack.us/img393/8...5081657es7.jpg
found by Vicecityisbest


19. Giant rooster
If you go to the screamer, next to it there's a mini golf, if you go near its entrance you'll see the rooster that appeared in a small village in the desert near Las Venturas.

It's not only the giant cock from San Andreas on the mini golf course, there's also the Ganton towers (not teepees) from LS and a SA countryside style windmill thing. And then there's the Vice City lighthouse which has "Firefly Island" written down the side as well as the Ocean View Hotel from VC.
Found by José added on by Jimmy_86


20. Blox Homage
Noticed this at the Burger Shot inside Memory Lanes. If you look under the counter against the wall, you'll see a tub of Blox. If you don't remember, Blox is a disinfectant advertised on Vice City radio.
Found by Slim Trashman


21. Cops on crooks
If you go to the LCPD station with the Annihilator helicopter (East coast of Algonquin, up north - next to a gas station) and then go inside the door that leads to the helipad, you go up one (maybe 2?) flights of stairs and there are 3 cops standing round some guy lying on the ground. Appears that they beat him or something, and if you remember in San Andreas if you entered the back of the Los Santos police station you would see a cop beating up a ped.
Found by Colonelkillgore


22. Cluckin' Bell Kids meal
If you go to any Cluckin' Bell and walk around you'll see a crystal box with a toy with a chicken-head helmet in it. The box reads as follows:
"Clucky Meal Free Cluck Norris toy with every clucky meal."
Clucky much like a spin-off to the "Happy Meal" from actural Mcdonalds restaronts.
Found by José


23. GTA IV theme song and others for ice cream trucks
If you find a ice cream truck
#1 You can get it to play the GTA IV theme song
#2 there are about 5 other songs you may reconise
these songs are;
Scarborough Faire - Simon & Garfunkle
Flight of the Bumblebee - Peter Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker - Peter Tchaikovsky
Greensleeves - ....hell if I know...
Ride of the Valkyries - - Richard Wagner
#3 if you drive very fast while playing them the songs slow down and go faster as you do.
Found by Jakenz & jwrebholz

[*]24. OG-Loc spin-off
Another thing to add is in the Bohan safehouse, on the floor by the coffee table are some CD's. One is an OG Loc CD while the others are some of the original songs written for LCS (Take The Pain, Mine Until Monday & Funk In Time)
Found by Jimmy_86


25. Crack is whack
Anyways, do you remember the "Is crack still wack?" pre-game article from Weazel News?
Well, I was delivering a Manana to Stevie's garage and on one of it's wall(the one facing south) there's a graffiti that reads :"Crack is Wack!"
snapmap: http://snapmap.wikigta.org/index.php...e=&set=157,295


26. Commited suicide
if you go to beachgate in hove beach (where faustin lives). Down that road there is a broken barrier in front of a cliff, at the bottom of that cliff there are some old (around 2), rusty cars as if people have commited suicide.
Snapmap: http://snapmap.wikigta.org/index.php...e=&set=628,519
Found by irishjimmy


27. Brain Painting/box
If you angle your camera just right into Packie's head, you will see a little box in the middle with a brain painted on it. the "brain box" refers to the lunchbox called the "brainbox" Rockstar Games designed for charity which was auctioned out a year ago.
found by V-Gamer and added on by }{oT~dEv1L 666


28. Evil Knievel helmet
Also, if you get onto a motorcycle and wait a few moments for Niko to pop on his helm, sometimes he'll put on a Evil Knievel helm.


29. GTA III threads (Spoiler warning)
After killing Playboyx you unlock his penthouse. When you change your clothes in this penthouse you unlock an outfit that is the same as Claude's on GTA III



30. GTA Character portraits
Also, art stands scattered around the city show head portraits of GTA game characters, both from GTA IV and the previous GTA games.
These four were found by V-Gamer


31. Yoga/kung-fu/Taichi peds
If you go to West Dyke in Alderny City and follow the main dirt raod leading out to the ocean and a jetty (an assination mission takes place here) you'll notice a PED doing Yoga or Kung-fu or something on top of a hill while looking out into the ocean.
These two were found by Fry.

There is also a ped doing the same thing on a giant rock looking out into the ocean in West Dyke, a view through the scope of a sniper provides a closer look. A fly by in a helicopter too close will "spook" him like it would other pedestrians and in attempt to flee he will ultimately fall off the rock to his death.
SnapMap
Picture 1
Picture 2
yoga/kung-fu ped easteregg also found by Slim Trashman.
Pictures & snapmap for the yoga/kung-fu easteregg provided by Slim Trashman


32. Carmen dancing with Elizabeta
You can see Carmen dancing with Elizabeta in the cutscene for the mission 'Blow Your Cover'.
Found by Victim


33. Car with invinsibility (spoiler warning)
Go to your phonebook, select Jacob and select "Guns", go to his location, buy weapons or armor if you want to and then hit L1, he'll close the trunk, but if you try to steal the car you won't be able to. Niko just tries opening the door but doesn't break the crystal down.
basically you can cause damage to it, it's just that you're not able to steal it, you can also kill Little Jacob without losing Like %. He'll afterwards call you to pick him up at the hospital.


An indestructible vehicle would be the TUG(the big rusty boat) you can randomly find at several places. even shooting at it with RPG's will not cause it to blow up.
Found by José


34. James Pedeaston
The in-game website www.freejames.org has a campaign to get James Pedeaston out of jail. He was the host of the Wild Traveller Radio Show in GTA: SA.
Found by Stu


35. RockstarNYC Products
Lil' Jacob wears the RockersNYC EvilHeat hoodie.
and he always wears the No Surrender Tee by RockersNYC
Found by Havok


36. Ingame character real life celeberaty spin-off
Don't know if any of you guys have ever heard of Scott Anderson but he is an English juice head. Something of a z list celbrity who likes fast cars and dating models and lifting weights. Sound like anyone you know? thats right brucie. check out scotts website, www.scottalexander.tv/welcome.php to compare, firstly not only do they look the same but look at the tattoo's they look pretty simular. Read through a few of the pages aswell and compare them to brucies website. Deffinatley the inspiration for brucie.
Found by abram123


37. The preacher
Your safehouse in South Bohan, the preacher is across the street by the ATM talking about the end of the world etc, usual crazy things preachers go on about, he tells you to save yourself by listening to him.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=LMa16hDAjKM
Found by Sharpshot & cyril


38. Mr Wongs Launderette
Mr Wongs Launderette in Schottler.
If you remember rightly, you are sent to Mr Wongs Launderette in GTA III with Toni to collect some collection money and it turns out to be an ambush.
Found by Sharpshot


39. Homeless home
If you go to the Quartz St. East Subway station (it's on the same block as your first Algonquin Safehouse), and follow it's tracks south, you'll find this big track intersection with a lot of graffiti on the walls, and homeless guys have set up a little place to stay there.
Found by Stu


40. Last Waltz movie soundtrack ringtone
When you get the second phone, one of the polyphonic Ringtones is called something like "Kanji Waltz", this Ringtone bears a striking resemblence to the song "Last Waltz" from the soundtrack of the 2003 film Oldboy.
Found by ash_735


41. Hotdog Selling Suicide Bomber
Hotdog Selling Suicide Bomber; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ng2g-pGua0
credit: nosenuggets45 and Korok266 at GTAF.
Posted by 5tatic


42. Marvin Trill - Area53 - San Andreas reference
Marvin Trill the host of 'Area 53' in San Andreas has a website called www.area53site.com.
Found by JRussell89


43. Reference to Halo
If you are watching the TV try looking for a show called republican space rangers or something like that and you notice right a way that there suits are VERY similar. also they are in space, like Halo, and they fly to something that looks similar to THE Halo. They even kill aliens! its pretty funny.
Found by bank job 9


44. Car manufacturers spin-off
On the left rear bumper of the Blista Compact you'll see a label, just under the left taillamp, saying "INVARIBLE VALVE TIMING", a play on Honda's much-ballyhooed VTEC variable-valve timing system.
Both the Dukes and Ruiner share the manufacturer "IMPONTE". If you aren't paying close attention it's easy to mis-read it as "IMPOTENT".
Many of the cars in-game have their engine sizes emblazoned somewhere on the car--mostly the muscle cars. The Dukes, for example, proclaims it has a 550CI Supercharged engine under the hood (look on the fender, just ahead of the doors). The Blista Compact claims a fuel-injected L4 (right rear). The Bobcat is sporting a honking V10 (front fenders). The Vigero and Feltzer both proclaim V8 power lurks under their hoods in various places (the Vigero on the rear end, the Feltzer on the front fenders)
the Dukes car is a kinda obvious reference to the Dukes of Hazzard, it's the same '69 Charger they use.
Found by jwrebholz & José


45. Dangerous helicopters
Get a chopper ride with Brucie (might work at Helitours) and on the inside there is a sticky saying:
"This helicopter might crash but we really don't care if it does (Then it says something along the lines of refer to manual for help)"
Found by Killer Coco


46. Haunted Stroller

http://www.gamesradar.com/f/the-top-...05122415601022

We're not even sure if this really qualifies as an "Easter egg" per se, but it's always in the same place and it's creepy as hell, so in it goes. You can find this stroller abandoned on a sandy hillside just southwest of Francis International Airport, and while it looks like just another piece of garbage cluttering up the game world, it's actually a lot more ominous than that.

Think about it: have you ever seen a kid in a GTA game? No, you haven't. In fact, with the exception of Louise's baby in Vice City Stories (who doesn't count, because she only shows up in cutscenes) and a few radio bits, there's never even been evidence of kids in the GTA world.

Or there wasn't until we saw this stroller, anyway, which sits alone, parked on a hillside in more or less pristine condition, with no parents or baby in sight. Just a rusted-out car and some big, dangerous-looking rocks. If you stop to think about it, this one lonely object tells a whole sordid story.

Eerie, huh? Remind us to go back there on a dark, moonless night sometime.

Picture
Map
Video
Postred by ChandlerBing

This is most likely a reference to children of men. A book and movie in which the human population has lost the ability to have babies. Anyway on the books cover is a picture of a lonely unused baby stroller and in the movie a similar style of baby stroller is seen in one shot of the movie, sitting there looking old and used. As we all know there are no kids in GTA just like children.
Posted by Him


47. Mastibating Statue
If you go to the Middle Park(Smithsonian spoof). you will find a "masterpiece" made with blocks that resembles a guy masturbating. Also one of the statues that is covered is obviously flipping the bird.
Found by J-Star & oXReapeRXo


48. Reference to Sexuraly Transmitted Diseases (STD's).
If you steal one of the modded Sentinels you can see in it's spoiler that it reads "STD- Sentinel Tuning Division". Other than being a reference to the Sexually Transmitted Diseases it's a spoof of Toyota's TRD(Toyota Racing Development).
Found by José


49. Cope2 reference
In various Locations around the city there is lots of Graffitti that says "Cope" or "Cope2". Cope2 Is a well-known Graff artist from New york City.
Found by X-Ecutioner


50. Indiana Jones reference
On the Random Character Brian 2nd encounter, he talking about the drugs he just bought and calls it a boulder, then he says to Niko "You know that movie where that guy's on a mountain getting chased by that giant boulder?" Niko says "No."
This is refering the classic Indiana Jones scene of running from the boulder.


51. King Kong reference
When visiting the Rotterdam Tower (Empire State Building) with Brucie, he says "If I was that big chimp, I'd climb it too! My arms probably aren't as big but who cares."
It's gotta be a King Kong reference.
Found by GT409


52. Craplist sexual humour
If you go to craplist on the internet in GTA 4 and look at the personals you will see one for a guy that is living with a doll and he says things like "I am still open to dating real women if they could accept me for who I am". Obviously a joke that the real him is a bit odd, he also goes on to describe how he plays with his doll online. Anyway, I think this is a reference to this documentary that was aired on TV a while ago. It's a documentary about guys who live with realdolls. Or life size sex toys and are using them as a stand in for a real women. It's called guys and their dolls. A bit odd this one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIIh0vrx9r0

Maybe it hasn't been mentioned before or maybe it has but isn't craplist a spoof on cregslist.com where they have the same type of information and links as GTA 4's craplist?
Found by the_sextein


53. To those who are about to build...we salute you
If you go to church on the north end of the street the McCrearys live on, where you go for one of Jacob's delivery sidemissions. There's a graveyard round the back with a monument that says
"Honor Roll
The War of the Deadline
1869-1869
To those who are about to build...we salute you"
Found by Stu


54. Prank phone call names.
When you have to go to the Alderney state prison and your talking to the guy in the booth, look behind him and on the wall there are names such as Seymour Fani, Isaac Hunt, Richard Head, Phil McRevis, ect
They're funny names people use in prank phone calls and stuff like that.
example: Seymour Fani
It says see more fanny, basically Rockstar is having fun with the way things are spelled.
Found by ChillStorms


55. Reference to Apple computers and the Iphone
Go to www.fruitcomputers.com on the GTA:IV internet and check out the fruit computers, which is a reference to Apple computers, also the Ifruit phone which is a reference to the apple Iphone.
Found by ChillStorms


56. Goodfellas reference
In Hove beach a few blocks away from the location of your first safehouse, there's a building with the word "Woodfellas" written on it with pieces of wood.
Found by GaMeR_123


57. Beavers (GTA:III) reference.
Remember the Beavers from the stadium at Staunton Island(GTA III)? Well, they're back! The bad thing is the Cocks(most likely a team from San Andreas) wants to penetrate them. Where can you see this? In the magazines at the food shack across the street from NUCA.


Click here to view the SnapMap

Found by Jose


58. Wet dreams (sexual reference).
If you go to this location on the Snap Map you will see Rockstar making another sexual reference, there is a ship called wet dream.
Click here to veiw the SnapMap.
Found by ChillStorms


59. Pimp My Ride reference
On Firefly Island on the Westernmost main road, on the street somewhere (on the East side of the street) there's a bumper cars area called "Bump My Ride."
Found by GaMeR_123


60. Donald love lawsuit
If you look in most newspaper dispensers in the game, they have a picture of Donald Love with a headline of him being sued. It is a reference to the upcoming DLC that will be released in February.
Found by MurdererMarv and Jose

Johnny-Z 06-08-2008 04:22 AM

61. Hot Coffee
If you go down from your 1st safehouse in Dukes, there is a shop called "Hot Coffee Shop"
Pic.
Found by Zeshil


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The Lost and Damned

Any eastereggs or references found that are specific to The Lost and Damned will be posted here. When posting could you please be specific as to weather or not the easteregg or reference that you are posting is related to TL&D as it makes it alot easier for me to update the topic.

Johnny-Z 06-08-2008 04:23 AM

Video proof
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If someone posts video proof of an easteregg it will be posted down below.
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Proof of Jimmy Hopkins and Carmen dancing with Elizabeta?:
Real or fake? You be the judge.


Someone claiming a picture of Hopkins in IV, this looks like a train station so maybe it's true that you can see him in the Hove Beach Station:

Posted by José
Confirmed to be fake!

Quote:

Originally Posted by stefanakasid (Post 1845129)
The so called Jimmy Hopkins character is a ped that looks simalar to Pathos but with no hat I see him in different colour swearshirt jumpers all the time he wears a blue one a red one and a green one..


Johnny-Z 06-08-2008 04:24 AM

The following list was posted by ChandlerBing
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Invisible rider
Get killed or somehow otherwise get to Schottler Medical Center. Enable the "Spawn Sanchez" code. Look at the inside of the hospital from the bottom of the stairs. Keep pressing A on the "Cheat" option of your cell phone until you see a Sanchez appear inside the hospital. Go up to it, and get on the bike. Either all the walls will disappear, all the walls will have inverse colors, or everything will turn very bright white. No matter what, Niko will be invisible and so will your gun if you choose to fire it. The muzzle flash appears but the gun itself does not. You can get on and off the bike. Note: If you try to go outside the hospital, you will become visible again.


Fall through ground
Drive a large vehicle, such as an SUV, to Francis International Airport. Drive sideways under a moving plane so that the wheels are pushing into you. Sometimes you and the car will drop below the world. After a few seconds, you will respawn back on land with the vehicle gone.

Get to the part where you go into the subway about halfway through the mission "Your Shirt, Your Boots, Your Motorcycle". Stay to the left. When the subway car comes towards you, keep left, and try to get in-between the wall and the subway car. Doing this will drop you into "blue hell" for a few seconds before popping you back up.

Go to "Fishmarket South" (where you do one mission for Bernie). Find the Anchor statue near the sea. Go towards the water and over the little dock into the water. Swim to the right (south) until you see a wooden "pier" against the wall. It should have square gaps that you can hop through. Jump through the one to the far right (the first one you swim past), and move towards the wall. You will fall down into "blue hell".

Swim under city
Go to the north part of the map, just northwest of Butterfly Street in Bohan. Then, get down to the outskirts of the land, and walk towards the corner between the brick wall and the cliff. You can walk through the invisible wall. Lookup towards the city to see the city from below. You can also continue onwards and swim under the city.

Lara Croft appearance in Multiplayer mode
Reach rank 1 in all events to unlock all clothes and items. Then, use the following options to create Lara Croft:
Gender: Female
Hair: 2/5
Head: 3/4
Torso: 4/4
Legs: 6/6
Glasses: 1/2
Hats: None

Crude humor references
Cherry Popper
Look at the side of an ice cream van. It reads "Cherry Popper".
Jizz!

Inside the laundromat, the detergent being used and prominently displayed above the back washing machine is "Jizz! Big Washing Power", an obvious attempt at crude humor.

The Brown Note
Near Faustin's house is a reference to a legendary musical note. When you are in the area, proceed to the dead end about a block away towards the water. Hop over the fence on your left while facing the water, and a man should be sitting on a bench reading a book titled "The Brown Note". Musician's joke that this is a note that when played causes bowel movements by the person playing it.

Cop names
During the intermission sequence for the "I'll Get Her" mission, look closely behind Gerry Mcreary. There is a whiteboard for shift changes for the prison guards. Some of their names are Phil McCrevis (feel my crevice) and Richard Head (dick head).

Movie references

300
Reach the part of the game where Niko and Roman have a safehouse in South Bohan. In the house on the left of the table near the television is a pile of books. The middle purple book in a stack of three is titled "Madness & Blasphemy: The Do's and Dont's". This is an reference to the movie 300 where in the "This is Sparta!" scene, the lines "This is blasphemy! This is madness!" are spoken.

Le Fin Absolue Du Monde
This film is referenced in the city and in the in-game internet. Go by Frankfort Ave. in Algonquin to find a poster of a movie called "The Flying Whore". That poster is a reference to Le Fin Absolue Du Monde, the fake deadly-film featured in the short movie Cigarette Burns by John Carpenter in the Masters Of Horror series on TV. To see a funny review of that movie, search for it at the online cultural magazine of Liberty City through the in-game internet.

Point Break
In Packie's "Three Leaf Clover" mission, while Michael is watching the hostages, one of the men on the floor turns to a man next to him and tells him that he is a member of a gun club and when the time is right they will fight back. When Michael is distracted, the man stands up, shoots Michael, then in turn is killed by Packie and his brother. This is a reference to the bank heist in the movie Point Break.

Reservoir Dogs
When shooting at cops, you will sometimes hear them yell "I'm going to be OK!", just like Mr. Orange in Reservoir Dogs. -From: Dom Scarpa

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
The mission "I Need Your Clothes, Your Boots, And Your Motorcycle" is a reference to the line spoken by Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

The Big Lebowski
While you are bowling, you can hear random conversations in the background. If you listen closely, you can occasionally hear someone order a White Russian, The Dude's favorite drink from the movie The Big Lebowski. The Dude was an avid bowler, and several scenes from the movie take place in a bowling alley.

The Revenger's Tragedy
The final mission, "A Revenger's Tragedy", is a reference to the play and movie based on the play titled The Revenger's Tragedy.

To Live And Die In L.A.
The mission "To Live And Die in Alderney" is a reference to the movie To Live And Die In L.A.
Versus.
The numbers on blue armored prison transport truck are KSC-303, which is a reference to the main character of the Japanese film Versus, who is known as Prisoner KSC2-303.

Weekend At Bernie's
The mission "Weekend At Florian's" is a reference to the film Weekend At Bernie's.

People references

Banksy
You can find street art in the style of Banksy, a British street artist, at various locations in the city.

Chuck Norris
Go to any Cluckin' Bell to find a plastic covering with a man in a chicken suit inside of it. Read the label. It says free "Cluck Norris" toy with every meal.

Spider-Man
Sometimes when you walk past a pedestrian they will say "Looks it's your friendly neighbor..., oh no never mind."

Product reference

Daz
In any of the launderettes, you will be able to see an advertisement for the washing powder "FUD", which is a parody of "Daz", which is a laundry powder in England.

Video game references

Assassin's Creed
The "Assassin's Greed" achievement for completing all nine assassin missions is a reference to the game Assassin's Creed. (in Assassin's creed you also had to assassinate 9 people)

[COLOR="DarkOrange"]Bully[/COLOUR]
Go into any of Niko's safehouses, and watch the television show "I'm Rich". Every so often a blonde girl's story will start, explaining her life. It says what school she went to as a child, which happens to be Bullworth Academy from the Rockstar game Bully.

When Niko hands his CV into the lawyers, it states he attended Bullworth University in England. The Bully game was set in Bullworth Academy in New England.

Grand Theft Auto 3
Across the road from the Bank Of Liberty is a building with some artwork of El Burro, D-Ice and 8-Ball from Grand Theft Auto 3 and the GTA 3 box art, all mixed in with some generic graffiti.

Once you are free to go anywhere, on the first island, go to the map to see an 8-ball logo. When you go there, it is a bar called 8-Ball, an obvious reference to 8-Ball from Grand Theft Auto 3.

Go to Brucie's auto shop. Then, go south down the road. Just before the turn, you can find a wooden Belly-Up fish crate on the sidewalk. Belly-Up Fish was one of the Triad controlled businesses in Grand Theft Auto 3.

In the "Portrait Of A Killer" mission, look opposite of all the gang members you have to kill, at the wall on the big house with three fire stairs on it. You can see an image of a woman holding a gun. She can also be found on the cover art from Grand Theft Auto 3.

On the last island is a destroyed boat and factory. In Grand Theft Auto 3, you destroyed a drug boat for the mob. The boat is at the very top part of the island.

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
Some of the ringtones you can choose for the more "modern" phones are actually songs from GTA: Liberty City Stories.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
While watching television in a safehouse, a commercial featuring a NASCAR-like racing event will appear. All of the clips showing the racing are shot from GTA: San Andreas at the airport in Los Santos, using a Hotring Racer.

While watching television in a safehouse, flip through the channels until the "I'm Rich" show is on. After it ends, another episode of it will return, but is not the same episode. Watch through it. At one point you will hear the narrator say "Your life will be as exciting as a soda commercial". At that point, you can see CJ briefly in a multicolored suit freefalling above San Andreas.

Go to a TW@ Internet Cafe, log into a computer, and enter "www.whattheydonotwantyoutoknow.com" as a URL. Go to the thread titled "Health is a gift from space. Worship the Worm". You will see a response from "The Truth", or his online username "Trooth".

Exit your safehouse on Broker, and go to your right down the street. When you get to the intersection, turn right. The second shop is called the "Hot Coffee Shop". This a reference to the "Hot Coffee" mod from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

After your first date with Michelle, try to take it further when dropping her off at home. If you fail, Niko will ask if he can come in for some coffee, and she will reply that he would need $2 million for it, referring to the legal settlement for the "Hot Coffee" incident arising from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Go on a date with Carmen. She might talk about how she hates living in Bohan and wanted to live in Algonquin. She will then say how Algonquin was too expensive, and says that she would like to live in Los Santos.

Go behind the Memory Lanes bowling alley on Firefly Island, and explore the golf course. Walk around until you see a chicken. It is a miniature version of the giant Feed Seed chicken located in the desert in Las Venturas. You can also find a wind turbine from the game.

When you are in Playboy X's mansion, look under the television to find a blurry Madd Dogg album.

The porno shop found in San Andreas also appears in Liberty City. It is at Star Junction near the corner of Lorimar St. and Denver-Exeter Ave., almost directly in the middle of Algonquin in a very bright area.

There is a bar called the "Vinewood Bar & Grill".

Behind Funland are the Hippo garbage cans from GTA: San Andreas.

On Applewhite St. there is a sign that reads "Visit Las Venturas, $200".

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Go behind the Memory Lanes bowling alley on Firefly Island, and explore the golf course. Some of the attractions are actually small models of familiar landmarks from previous games. You can find the Ocean View Hotel from GTA: Vice City.

Across the road from the Bank Of Liberty is a building with some artwork of a motorbike from Grand Theft Auto: Vice City mixed in with some generic graffiti.

The "Pager" ringtone is the same as the Rockstar theme used in the introduction sequence in GTA: Vice City.

When you enter any of the bars, you can see postcards of Vice City.

Red Dead Revolver
Watch the Weazel and CNT channels on the television in a safehouse. You will see a commercial that uses scenes from Red Dead Revolver, which is another Rockstar game.

Rockstar Games
On Vauxite St. there is a storefront called "Rock Star Music and Video" that alludes to Rockstar Games.

~-www.cheatcc.com

atdray 06-08-2008 06:24 AM

#26 and 31 are the same. You could maybe combine them both, since one has the snapmap? Just a heads up.

BTW, I went to Scott Alexander's website, and my GOD, Brucie was undoubtedly based off him! :D

Jose 06-08-2008 03:41 PM

lmao I just walked out the door of my Algonquin safehouse and found a geek-like guy, he said "LOL", then turned around and kept waking, the back of his shirt read "CREVIS".

FG 06-08-2008 03:53 PM

Thanks^ for that, I couln't make out what it said.

Johnny-Z 06-08-2008 07:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by atdray (Post 1815919)
#26 and 31 are the same. You could maybe combine them both, since one has the snapmap? Just a heads up.

BTW, I went to Scott Alexander's website, and my GOD, Brucie was undoubtedly based off him! :D

Thanks for pointing that one out, I have fixed it up and combined the two.

De7erminist 06-09-2008 02:58 AM

Also, about no.27, the "brain box" refers to the lunchbox called the "brainbox" Rockstar Games designed for charity which was auctioned out a year ago.

J-Star 06-09-2008 03:54 PM

Does anyone have proof that Jimmy Hopkins from Bully can be found at the Hove Beach station?

Johnny-Z 06-10-2008 03:32 AM

@J-Star: That easteregg came from a basicly official website I think it would be real ;).
But I am willing to add a picture if sonmeone can post one.

J-Star 06-10-2008 05:32 AM

I spent two in game days patrolling the station and found nothing :(

Also thanks to whoever positively repped me.

Jose 06-10-2008 08:48 AM

If you go to the National Union of Contemporary Arts(NUCA; it's about a block east from Steinway Beer Garden) you will find a "masterpiece" made with blocks that resembles a guy masturbating.

There's also something else of someone masturbating in another place but I can't remember where right now.

oXReapeRXo 06-10-2008 10:16 PM

In the Museum, one of the statues that is covered is obviously flipping the bird. Also, I hit a car once and a woman screamed "I can't WAIT to go back to San Andreas!"

Also I want to find the stroller. I'm sure the reason Rockstar never put children in GTA is because the fascist political fucks would burst a vein if we could run down screaming babys or 12 year olds. Look at how much shit they got for Bully, a game with no blood where no one even died.

Tyler 06-10-2008 10:51 PM

Is there proof that Jimmy Hopkins is actually DANCING in a cutscene with Elizibeth?


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