GTA Online Thread (Useful Links in OP)

Discussion in 'Grand Theft Auto' started by dhandeh, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. Snorevette

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    Local Casino Steals Vans From Mostly Innocent Violent Biker Gang

    Is anyone on PC available to do the Hunting Pack (Remix) Adversary Mode? Been meaning to pick up one of the ridiculous rocket power cars for a while and the Scramjet is 75% off right now for Twitch Prime owners, but I haven't unlocked the trade price yet and 875k is that little bit more achievable than 1.1mil.
     
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    The S80RR and the Thrax are my all-time favorite Super Cars.
     
  4. Eunos_Cosmo

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    Gambled away my first 5,000 chips and realized I don't enjoy gambling at all. Roulette is such a dumb game. It's a shame the extent to which you can enjoy the atmosphere of the casino is limited (because video game), because that's the only part I enjoy about casinos in real life. NPCs don't even move around.

    I really wish Rockstar would give us the ability to consolidate/sell properties. I would love to basically sell all of my garages, apartments, and my office, move all of my vehicles to my nightclub and "live" in the Casino penthouse.

    Also I made some graphical settings tweaks and the difference is huge.

    -Before: 1920x1080 resolution, medium textures, no vsync, no AA, 60hz refresh, no post processing. I always thought this was as good as it was going to get, and I would have to live with a very choppy (usually 30, sometimes lower) framerate.

    -Now: 720p resolution, high textures, vsync, 50hz refresh, AA, post processing. I'm now getting a very solid 50fps, I have motion blur, there are no jaggies, and the textures don't look like an awful mess. Yeah, the resolution isn't as good, but the game feels soooo much more playable now. The biggest thing, I think, was going from 60hz to 50hz and enabling vsync. I'm not sure if my monitor is not calibrated for 60hz or something, but it was an instant improvement.
     
  5. Eunos_Cosmo

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    I think I've achieved peak GTA Online. I come home from work, in real life, startup GTA in a private lobby and immediately go to my DJ live stream in my club. While I'm listening to the music (which I actually think is pretty good and varied enough - solomun being my go-to) I go make dinner (again, IRL) while my nightclub proceeds stack up and my warehouse produces goods. No running around getting supplies, no dealing with other players, no selling the same damn cars over and over again while fighting off the same 4 waves of aim-bot goons. Just listening to music and earning cash. Of course, the money isn't anything like as fast to make compared to bunker + i/e, but it's so much better. I even enjoy doing the club promotion missions, mostly. Thank you, Tony, thank you. He was my favorite part about GTA IV and has become my favorite part about GTA V. Now I just need to upgrade my warehouse so the money doesn't trickle in quite so slowly. :lol:

    Wish I could open another club location...
     
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  6. STI9

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    Anyone who doesn't own the Turismo Classic can pick up a free one from the Casino prize wheel.
     
  7. CSMDuty11

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    And here I thought I'd'ave to try my luck for a new Vysser :lol:

    On a different note hey, anyone know about the thread on GTAForums mentioning insurance problems with the Armored Paragon? I might've figured out why it happened.


    ...Because I recently noticed I've got one in my Benefactor garage(the option I chose because there were technical difficulties with selecting the office garage earlier) as well as in the second office garage(where I put it instead because it wasn't a Benefactor), so I take it the second one was treated as a driven-in car like the ones from the street. Also the one I tuned
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  8. JoeDaSnow

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    I had made a return to GTAO specifically for the Casino Update.
     
  9. STI9

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    If anyone is doing the Inside Track betting exploit, be aware that some on PC are getting gambling bans.
    Best to do the 3 card poker one instead.
     
  10. m8h3r

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    What are these exploits. I feel like every time I got to the track I may as well be throwing my money away.
     
  11. STI9

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    You play 3 card poker and bet the max amount (50k), decline the pair plus bet, then bet 50k again. If you lose you close the game. If you win you leave the table and change outfit so the game saves. Rinse repeat. You average around 1M chips per hour. I'm not actually sure of the specifics of the Inside track one tbh.
     
  12. JR98

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    Inside track you set lowest bet, and hold X (or A) for the entire duration of the race and if you win the game thinks you’ve bet the max amount, although I’ve heard of some PC players being banned for doing it
     
  13. McLaren

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    Yeah, I would take heed with the Inside Track glitch; people are speculating that Rockstar can easily see the number you're betting vs. the payout and deduce something doesn't add up. It was supposedly hotfixed, but I guess there's more than 1 way or it wasn't at all.

    You can play Blackjack the same way as 3-Card Poker as well. Using Basic Strategy helps most of the time. For both, just make sure you have the Penthouse as your spawn and the card table addition for quick, easy access.
     
  14. ProjectWHaT

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    i've been using this chart for blackjack and I usually end a session of gambling positive

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  15. BallPtPenTheif

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    That's a great start but now add card awareness to your strategy. Sit on the seat all the way to the left and observe the cards that other players get. You can't completely see the value of the card but that's fine since you really only care if it's a face card and a 10 versus a low value card. The odds are loose, but if all of the players show low value cards then you can presume that the dealer's face down card is a 10 and that if you hit, you're more likely to receive a 10. Conversely, if the other players all show face cards you can assume that you're likely to get a low value card.
     
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    FWIW I can say firsthand that you need to get a LOT of money from the exploit to get a gambling ban ($47 mil in my case) and that the ban doesn't even include the Casino wheel.

    After seeing everything the update has to offer I have to say it feels underwhelming, but still pretty fun. The missions don't pay out too well and there's not a lot to them, but they're enjoyable enough and there's enough incentive to play through them for the all-in-order awards and such. The side missions also seem to be a fun alternative to VIP work, they pay out less but they're short and refresh very quickly (only 2-3 minutes from what I can tell). The casino itself is a nice social hangout, but gambling is really all there is to it unfortunately, and I can't imagine many people will be hanging out there once the next major update comes out. The lack of weaponized vehicles is both a blessing (a welcome change from the last few heavily PvP-focused updates) and a curse (no new counters to the omnipresent Oppressor MkII); as for the racing aspect, it's good to see that they (mostly) all drive quite nicely and that they're (mostly) all on pace, but two of the three dripfeed supers look utterly class-destroying which is going to be a shame when there are so many on-pace cars in the class that are going to become obsolete in a few weeks.

    Not sure what I want the next update to be themed around, but I'd like to see some balance changes, both in terms of PvP combat - mainly an Oppressor MkII nerf via either a mechanical change or the addition of a weapon/vehicle that hard-counters it - and also in terms of the ways you can make money, adjusting the payouts of older missions such as heists to be at least a little closer to the payouts of I/E, bunkers, etc. This isn't just because it's too hard for players without all the properties to make enough money to afford them (though that is a big part of it), but also because all the modern money-making missions are just so repetitive. Tailing Kurumas into Vinewood Hills (or worse, the sourcing mission with the Cargobob) makes me want to tear my hair out.
     
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  17. McLaren

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    From what I read, 8 million is the cap you should have on chips before cashing them in and for extra security, cash them in in bundles.

    Didn’t realize folks were actually winning like 30+ million chips and cashing them all in at once or guys running macros for 12 hours straight. Of course Rockstar is gonna catch that. :lol:
     
  18. Snorevette

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    To be honest Rockstar can catch me as much as they want at this point. I'm not going to lose sleep over not being able to gamble, and I still invested all that money in a Facility, Zancudo Hangar, Nightclub, Avenger, Terrorbyte, Khanjali, Thruster, Chernobog, Akula, Pyro, and a whole load of fast and expensive cars before they caught me. I am the greedy possum sneaking into the bakery and R* is the opening manager coming in to find me laying all bloated in the middle of a box of pastries. In other words...

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  19. STI9

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    They could just reset your character. I'm sure I saw something on Twitter or GTAF about R* just resetting your character if you get punished twice for cheating/glitching. To be honest, if it happened to me at this point I would probably just walk away from the game.
     
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  20. Eunos_Cosmo

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    This is such meta gameplay. You effectively laundered ill-gotten gains. Congrats to you. Rockstar should be proud.
     
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  21. Snorevette

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    This week, 2x Cash and RP on Casino Freemode Missions (yawn) and double salaries for bodyguards and associates (yawn). A lot of discounts though: 40% off the MOC, Avenger, Terrorbyte, Dune FAV, Weaponized Tampa, APC, Weapon Workshops, and Weaponized Vehicle Workshops, 30% off Garages, and 35% off Arena War Mechanics. Twitch Prime users get 10% off from those discounts, 70% off the Stromberg, and 85%(!!!) off Yachts.
     
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    And the Gauntlet Classic is out which is AMAZING
     
  23. Rossell2

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    Is my lucky wheel glitched? Two days and it's still telling me to come back tomorrow.
     
  24. Eunos_Cosmo

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    I had the good fortune of winning the Infernus Classic (in hot pink no less!) while it was a wheel prize. It was one of those cars I always wanted but didn't want to spend the money on.
     
  25. AnthonyD1993

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    I wish the Lucky Wheel reset was set to daily reset intsead of the time its used. It's irritating that i have to keep a rough idea of when I last spun the wheel when everything else I tend to do for dailies all resets at the same time.
     
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    (I won the Jester classic and discovered, annoyingly, that I can't sell it. So I did what everyone else did and made it into an FnF replica. :lol:)
     
  27. Rossell2

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    How do you get rid of these cars then?
     
  28. Nick Skyline

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    I think that’s simple; destroy it yourself, and DON’T call Mors Mutual to get it back (other than that, you can't). That's why I bought the Jester Classic instead of spinning the wheel; at least I know that at the exact moment I don't want that car anymore, I can at least sell it and make some money.
     
  29. Eunos_Cosmo

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    I should have clarified: You can sell it, but the game gives you $0 for it. I'm not sure if you can recoup mod expenses or not.

    @Rossell2
     
  30. McLaren

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    From what I read on the subreddit, the game treats any mods as usual; you get 50% costs back.