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hey guys , i've recently completed the missions that allow me to buy up business things and open up side missions. smile.gif
but i'm finding my cash abit on the low side, so heres the topic,
we all have our own ways of making money within the game but whos is best, best meaning that , amounts are big, and can be made fast thumbup.gif
let us know as i'm gagging to get pole-dancing club, so i can let one off!! drool.gif
killjoy.rujoy?
Vigilante in a Rhino(tank).Use the garages under the Hyman Condo as your tank trap...do what you gotta do for a 6 star wanted level to lure a tank into one of the garages to save it.(you can go from ground to roof to hide from time to time) laugh.gif
Begin the Vigilante mission near the Northpoint mall...take out your targets by crashing into them to keep your wanted level down...learn how to head them off at the pass & shoot as a last resort.You can easily get to over level 50, earning millions... ohmy.gif
Speaking of millions...there are a million other ways...but this is a fast & easy money maker! thumbup.gif
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again, use the "rhino"!! i've never even seen it yet, i thought it was a cheat and it was a real rhino( with a horn and face and stuff) roll2.gif O M G
i'll make no wonder i'm half confused to what i'm doing most of the time tongue.gif
anyway these millions of ways you mention, give a couple more if you'll able wink.gif
man, i've only tried the vigilante thing 2 or 3 times, so i'll give it a go wink.gif
but for now thanks guy

ps no i'm sure there is that cheat in "san andreas", ah well whatever
killjoy.rujoy?
Making cash in GTA is pretty much always the same...
Taxi mission...meh. rolleyes.gif
Paramedic...ok I guess.
Firefighter...better.Can't find a firetruck?Well, start a fire and it'll come to you! thumbup.gif
Vigilante...with a tank(Rhino)=the best. wink.gif

No gamblin' in VC,so that's out.
Easy money...
You gotta do some work for your cash...but the most profitable would be Vigilante or firefighter.
...or, if your a little more underhanded,there are the races at the garage by the Hooker Inn.
Take the rocket launcher outta the pool at the Inn.Start the longest race($50,000.00;I think),literally kill the competition & go on and finish the race.Each time you do this you earn fiddy grand!So...you still gotta do something,but there are ways to get a bigger payday! ph34r.gif
Indy
Sell 'ice cream' if you know what I mean dry.gif

But really, if you want to make loads of money really quick, then the only way is the Vigilante with Rhino tank, meh.
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cheers for the advice, i've just started doing the ice-cream one but i've got this habit, once i get caught, i stop the game and load again wiping the cash instead of just losing 100 dollars!! this is dumb, right, unless you've loads of weapons you dont wanna lose!! its a habit i picked up with "san andreas" smile.gif
i need to play more as i'm not sure how your making so much money on vigilante or paramedic, i swear i can reach 5 stars but 6 seems to be allittle out of reach without dying quickly
the races at hooker inn, thats new, ill look out for that, thanks wink.gif
killjoy.rujoy?
QUOTE(grey @ Sep 23 2006, 10:26 PM) [snapback]1235454[/snapback]

...but i've got this habit, once i get caught, i stop the game and load again wiping the cash instead of just losing 100 dollars!! this is dumb, right...



wrong...not dumb.You get way better stats with no deaths.Saving only if successful is not a bad thing.
You wanna prevent getting stars & happily go about your business.I was suggesting to max your wanted level(stars) only to snag a tank.(ya need 6 stars for the military to come after you ohmy.gif )
When doing the ice cream mission;hang out across from the pizza place by the Malibu.There's a bribe(star) across from it & 1 across the river from it, behind the appartments.Sell enough ice cream to get a 1 star wanted level,then run over 1 of these bribes to lower your level back down to none.
To make any real appreciable cash,you gotta do long consecutive missions(Firefighter/Vigilante)...compounding your earnings! thumbup.gif
SlickCriminal92
I got up to level 128 in the hunter and i earned 46 million dollars which is certinely enough. Why would you need this much money anyway? It would be cool though if you could buy the skyscrapers in Downtown to burn $$$$ fast. wink.gif
killjoy.rujoy?
QUOTE(Huntsky @ Sep 25 2006, 11:44 PM) [snapback]1236538[/snapback]

I got up to level 128 in the hunter and i earned 46 million dollars which is certinely enough. Why would you need this much money anyway? It would be cool though if you could buy the skyscrapers in Downtown to burn $$$$ fast. wink.gif



the question now is...why did you need this much money! roll2.gif
It does bring up your rating though.
SlickCriminal92
Indeed. And you do remember a few months ago I talked about my LCS crinimal rating, i have a rating of 43,000 in Vice City. (consigelrie)
killjoy.rujoy?
...ahh,I was just messin' with ya! thumbup.gif
My highest vigilante was in VC with the Rhino...over 200. ph34r.gif
...in SA C.J. gets hungry at about 50,& I don't feel like doin' the boring gym routine again,so I quit then. smile.gif
Eventually,when it's all said & done & your money is maxed out...to get your rating up,the constant destruction & barrage of killing wears a little thin. roll2.gif

Huntsky...check the vid in my sig.The greatest home made GTA SA video I've ever seen!
SlickCriminal92
LMAO! The song is the vid was HILARIOUS! And the words he said in the song matched with the cutscenes in the game! Very good video. thumbup.gif
killjoy.rujoy?
It's a great video.If I ever get a digital camcorder I'd like to take a shot at the same song!Some stuff I could think of...
jump the church! clap.gif
smash the crap outta a cop car(cops around of course)! thumbup.gif

...anyway off topic...glad you liked it! smile.gif
SlickCriminal92
lol thx, and I shall now add you to my ''like'' list tongue.gif you can check it out in the rants&raves forum. smile.gif



And 1 more thing, how come you don't post in any other section of the forums, only GTA?
killjoy.rujoy?
Yeah,I rarely post elsewhere,but I do sometimes read some of the other stuff.
...I've posted the odd pix of drop dead chicks, when required!...or some pc stuff,
but GTA is what keeps me interested,& with VCS just around the corner...whoppeee! clap.gif
Thanx for the like list.I find no one here remarkably offensive...& if I ever make a list of me own(winter's comin') you'll be on it!I'm also a collector.

...here's some real GTA VC money...ya know^^^the topic.

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§ynch
I used to like many of the smaller ways to make money in the beginning.

Bus - overnight stopped at North Point mall facing safe house.
Earned a few thousand that way, leave him there, go to sleep.
Wake up with a nice tidy sum.

Insane Stunts - always a favorite.

Taxi missions and jumping in *any* taxi, will build cash.

By the time I get up to the Sunshine street races usually have 6-7 figures. (millions)
Although it's not as easy as in San Andreas.

I usually collect all the hidden packages very early so stealing a Rhino
from Baxter Base is easy. Usually have 4 in the largest garage in Hyman.

Down the street from Hyman at the VAJ are the parking meters.
Run over them, by the time you finish, start over, they've re-spawned.
Not as good as the drug dealers in SA, but close.

Don't forget mugging peds and hookers with fist or melee weapon.
Again, know what you're doing, know your surroundings. (bribes, etc)

The Rhino and the Hunter both are great large money makers.
Just know what you are doing. With the unter you can max out your money. ($999,999, etc)

Once you have some of the assets locked down, just collect the cash regularly.

.....and never let a hooker live. smile.gif

(Although if you have the Pizza Boy health boost, hookers will actually subtract from Tommy's health)



killjoy.rujoy?
I like the bus idea!...never thought of that.Good money for nothing! thumbup.gif
How many people do you think got on the bus?...no,really. ohmy.gif
The other stuff you mention that wasn't previously mentioned...smacks of effort.
We talking lazy money! biggrin.gif

...hey,stuff is missing.Synchronizer check out this vid...if you haven't already.GTA fun!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUOBZxvlnc8
HB~Sauce
Can you save your game and have your assets making more money while the 6 hours elapes(spelling) ( I haven't played VC in awhile)
SlickCriminal92
No that doesn't work. :/
§ynch
QUOTE(killjoy.rujoy? @ Sep 27 2006, 01:59 PM) [snapback]1237341[/snapback]

I like the bus idea!...never thought of that.Good money for nothing! thumbup.gif
How many people do you think got on the bus?...no,really. ohmy.gif
The other stuff you mention that wasn't previously mentioned...smacks of effort.
We talking lazy money! biggrin.gif

...hey,stuff is missing.Synchronizer check out this vid...if you haven't already.GTA fun!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUOBZxvlnc8

Yes I remember that video.

Smacks of effort? Perhaps you mean....(I love this one) :
Another way to make small amounts of money is the 'good citizen bonus'.
At night around the North Point Mall, there is plenty to be had,
and if your Tommy can do it with his fist, at $50 a pop, you can get easily $500
before getting a first wanted star.

See the cops chasing guys. Follow them, use infinite sprint to pass the cop
then smack the guy running, but only once. $50 good citizen bonus.

The rental cops will fire on you for hitting them, as will many of that gang
the street wannabees, but it doesn't matter, ditch them. Keep chasing the
bad guys that the cops are chasing, each time one good smack.

You can use a mellee weapon also, but no guns.

Now it gets interesting when a cop stomps a bad guy to death.
Usually in this area at night, the cop will immediately start chasing another bad guy.
Quickly go up to the dead guy when the cop is not looking and stomp him one.
Another way to use the $50 bonus, after the guy's dead, but only do this after the cop
is gone or has his back turned.

There are a few bribes around there, plus the 2 change of clothes inside the mall,
in case Tommy accidentally hits a running guy that is not being chased, or if he hits a cop.

But if you just want to make money.....this is easy.
I bet if you tried hard enough you could rack up $1,000, but that means
not worrying about getting shot, and also clearing any bribes.
During the day there is less activity, that's when you can head to downtown on the other island.

And about the bus....there is NO limit to how many passengers get on.
Each one pays $5.....
The onlly time there will be a problem is if cars start hitting your bus, or there is a gunfight .
Both of these can cause the bus to smoke, and if blow up, you'll wake up outside the hospital.

That's only happened to me ONCE in the dozens of times I have left the game and went to bed.
Almost everytime when I wake up Tommy has like 1 or 2 thousand more dollars.

North Point mall area, great for things other than "shopping"... laugh.gif
killjoy.rujoy?
2,000 dollars @ 5 dollars per person=400 people on the bus! roll2.gif
Yeah, I remember smacking criminals about.On the PS2 version I remeber being able to get 2 or 3 rewards from an already dead criminal....ahh,the good ol' days.

Anyway I'm staying away from VC...waiting for VCS clap.gif
SlickCriminal92
They have the good citizen bonus in LCS but the crinimals are rare runing away from the police. :/
§ynch
QUOTE(Huntsky @ Oct 1 2006, 09:25 AM) [snapback]1239385[/snapback]

They have the good citizen bonus in LCS but the crinimals are rare runing away from the police. :/

Yes! I noticed this, the return of the Good Citizen Bonus!! laugh.gif

Also in LCS peds withdraw money from the ATM around the corner from the Portland safe house.
As well, the parking meters near the Love Media Garage, can be broken for money.
Those parking meters yielded nothing in the original GTAlll.
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thats some imfo, thanks!!! you must really enjoy the in and outs that make this up, it is a real land-mark game though!!!! thanks alot, all good stuff, and for your time too thumbup.gif
SlickCriminal92
QUOTE(§ynchronizer @ Oct 2 2006, 01:58 PM) [snapback]1239861[/snapback]

QUOTE(Huntsky @ Oct 1 2006, 09:25 AM) [snapback]1239385[/snapback]




Also in LCS peds withdraw money from the ATM around the corner from the Portland safe house.
As well, the parking meters near the Love Media Garage, can be broken for money.
Those parking meters yielded nothing in the original GTAlll.





wow i didn't know about peds withdrawing $$ from a bank. cool biggrin.gif


And they also had those parking meters in Vice City in the Downtown area below the tallest skyscraper with the blue light on top.
cool cats
Invest your cash. after i beat all the storyline missions and

got stock on all of the bisnisess i started to save my cash

and i always collected the stock from the bisnesess. and today

i am proud to say that i have nearly 3 mil in the bank. So just save.
killjoy.rujoy?
QUOTE(cool cats @ Oct 16 2006, 05:36 AM) [snapback]1246554[/snapback]

i am proud to say that i have nearly 3 mil in the bank.



3 mil=chump change tongue.gif
...any decent Vigilante run will get way more than that.


ahh,I ain't dissin' you...just saying what most others are thinking + I'm bored. lamo.gif
SlickCriminal92
I have 72 million I think. But it seems that i must hace over 1 billion after 130 viglante missions. :/


TommyVercettiPizza
1. Collect 90 Hidden Packages (use this very useful FAQ -click on the Hidden Packages FAQ link)
2. Collect tank[s] from military base and save in the Sunshine Autos garages -they will be very useful for other missions in the game too.
3. Go to the airport in your tank and begin Vigilante missions.
4. Once you get to level 50, you will probably find that the threats keep spawning in exactly the same place time after time, with the occasional one elsewhere. If you're lucky, this will happen inside the airport near the goods terminal. This is the best place for this because the cars are extremely easy to destroy, and police rarely go inside the airport, even when you have 6 stars.
6. It is unwise to let your stars get out of hand- learn the locations of all the police bribes and collect them when you get to about 5 or 6 stars, otherwise you could end up hemmed in by tanks and you could get busted.
7. Your tank will eventually lose health -use the Sunshine Autos garages to repair it [the Pay n Spray won't touch it!]
5. By about level 400, your money will be maxed out at $999,999,999. (Your criminal rating will also have risen about 200,000 points biggrin.gif). SAVE the game.

There you have it, a great way to get all the money you could possibly need in Vice City. In fact, for the game you don't really need much more than a million dollars to buy everything (Properties only cost a total of ~$400,000), but having a thousand times this won't hurt lol.
§ynch
QUOTE(Starkey @ Oct 18 2006, 01:45 PM) [snapback]1247540[/snapback]

1. Collect 90 Hidden Packages (use this very useful FAQ -click on the Hidden Packages FAQ link)
2. Collect tank[s] from military base and save in the Sunshine Autos garages -they will be very useful for other missions in the game too.
3. Go to the airport in your tank and begin Vigilante missions.
4. Once you get to level 50, you will probably find that the threats keep spawning in exactly the same place time after time, with the occasional one elsewhere. If you're lucky, this will happen inside the airport near the goods terminal. This is the best place for this because the cars are extremely easy to destroy, and police rarely go inside the airport, even when you have 6 stars.
6. It is unwise to let your stars get out of hand- learn the locations of all the police bribes and collect them when you get to about 5 or 6 stars, otherwise you could end up hemmed in by tanks and you could get busted.
7. Your tank will eventually lose health -use the Sunshine Autos garages to repair it [the Pay n Spray won't touch it!]
5. By about level 400, your money will be maxed out at $999,999,999. (Your criminal rating will also have risen about 200,000 points biggrin.gif). SAVE the game.

There you have it, a great way to get all the money you could possibly need in Vice City. In fact, for the game you don't really need much more than a million dollars to buy everything (Properties only cost a total of ~$400,000), but having a thousand times this won't hurt lol.
Hunter is 100 times easier, and faster.

Yes, the criminals spawn at Escobar, well known fact.

SlickCriminal92
Must be lots of drug smugglers. wink.gif
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