Do more people play GTA IV online or GTA tbogt?

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#1 Posted by charliesheen22 (120 posts) -

I'm curious, because I have both and I really can't tell which one people play online more.

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#2 Posted by zityz (2366 posts) -

Kind of both. I'm playing Gta 4 vanilla for some stuff or tbogt for free mode. Either way, online is full off assholes who try to shoot you up the first 5 seconds of being in there whilst speaking Russian.

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#3 Posted by CaptainTightPants (2831 posts) -
@zityz said:
  online is full off assholes who try to shoot you up the first 5 seconds of being in there whilst speaking Russian.
Really? Haha that sounds awesome.
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#4 Posted by zityz (2366 posts) -
@Resident4t said:
@zityz said:
  online is full off assholes who try to shoot you up the first 5 seconds of being in there whilst speaking Russian.
Really? Haha that sounds awesome.
Yea funny story, I logged on yesterday on the PC side and the second I got on some ass shot me dead before I even knew what was going on. followed by the dude saying sorry, and if I spoke russian. I said sorry no, and then they proceeded to run my ass over and I was ran through by chopper blades. Funny, but quite frustrating.
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#5 Posted by onarum (2965 posts) -

wow, people still play GTA IV?

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#6 Posted by scarace360 (4813 posts) -
@onarum said:
wow, people still play GTA IV?
GTA4 is fun to play with people if you wanna dick around.
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#7 Posted by pingolobo (127 posts) -
@onarum
You kidding?  That is one of the best games I've ever played.  I play online shooters and fighters but I still play GTA4.   I don't play it online much but I am still replaying Nico's story and doing random stuff.
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#8 Posted by onarum (2965 posts) -
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@onarum: You kidding?  That is one of the best games I've ever played.  I play online shooters and fighters but I still play GTA4.   I don't play it online much but I am still replaying Nico's story and doing random stuff.
No, I was just surprised because I remember even when I first got gta 4, like maybe about 6 or 7 months after it's release, there weren't a lot of people online already.
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#9 Posted by Castiel (3173 posts) -

I play tbogt online some times, but only the free mode.
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#10 Posted by louiedog (2388 posts) -

I used to love playing GTA races. Half the people would race and half would crash once and spend the remaining time dicking around and becoming/creating obstacles for the racers. It was great hectic fun. I tried playing a few weeks ago and almost no one was racing. I couldn't find a game with more than 3 other guys, and most dropped out when it became clear they weren't going to win. In the last race I played, shortly after blowing out the tires of the only remaining guy ahead of me and passing him, he dropped out and I was alone. It's a real shame.

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#11 Edited by MordeaniisChaos (5904 posts) -
@zityz
If you can you should get a group of friends that all enjoy playing and dick around together. Jumping into random games isn't usually that fun these days because of the fact that it's pretty much just people in Portugal and Russia trying to be serious, or servers that don't bother to turn off friendly fire but scream at you for killing people... 
@pingolobo
Something being awesome doesn't mean everyone is going to do it. Not many people play, even if you smoosh all of the consoles and versions together into one userbase it's not impressive. It's awesome, but the structure is pretty loose and it tends to be better (IMO) with less of it, so I think a lot of people are more interested in highly structured experiences like CoD or something. But nothing beats it for just fuckin around, and doing stupid shit. Like making cars go crazy.
@charliesheen22: What platform? PC is awesome, because you can have mods (me and the guys I play with have been dicking around with the crazy car mod that makes all the cars fly everywhere because they have negative friction) and stuff. We pretty much always play TBoGT because the weapons are far superior. Half the weapons being explosive is pretty awesome.
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#12 Posted by Daveyo520 (7733 posts) -

I just played GTA IV online with people last night actually.

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#13 Posted by zityz (2366 posts) -
@onarum said:
@pingolobo said:
@onarum: You kidding?  That is one of the best games I've ever played.  I play online shooters and fighters but I still play GTA4.   I don't play it online much but I am still replaying Nico's story and doing random stuff.
No, I was just surprised because I remember even when I first got gta 4, like maybe about 6 or 7 months after it's release, there weren't a lot of people online already.
It's much better on PC side. 32 fools running around instead of 16. I can't remember if races are 32. Most i've had was 8 in a race.
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#14 Posted by charliesheen22 (120 posts) -

I was referring to the PS3, that's what I have. I'm usually that guy who dicks around and crashes on the start of the race :p

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#15 Posted by 1337W422102 (1204 posts) -

I don't have the Episodes, but I occasionally play GTA IV online with a friend.  Multiplayer matches are pretty damn intense.  I like the team-based Turf War mode and the Co-Op missions the best.  Riding in a car fulla dudes, shooting out of the windows and stuff together, flying your squad in on board a helicopter, etc.  Shit is so cash.

Usually, my buddy and I just make a private Free Mode room, get heated, wait for sundown, start a rampage, and see how long we can survive.  Fun as hell.  He's driving the car while I'm shooting out the window and looking at the pause menu map for a place with health and ammo, or plotting a course for the airport.  Grabbing a chopper and flying to Happiness Island to restock on supplies is usually pretty intense because after the chase to the airport and cheesing it to the Island in a chopper, there are a few minutes of tranquility before the police helicopters start spawning in the air over the island, leaving a small window to grab powerups and get the hell out of there.

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#16 Posted by charliesheen22 (120 posts) -

you see, everybody on here has such intense great time online, why don't more people play it online haha

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#17 Posted by Hizang (9359 posts) -

GTAIV is a really fun game online, I spent hours apon hours on free mode down at the airport.

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