Everything I Want To Do In GTA Online Doesn't Involve Crime

Everything I Want To Do In GTA Online Doesn't Involve Crime

I love open-world games. But nine times out of 10, the things I love to do in them don't involve the main premise of the game.

I got the most fun out of Forza Horizon by pretending I was Ryan Gosling. Assassin's Creed III really shined when I stopped the following the missions and just climbed trees.

So when the gameplay trailer for Grand Theft Auto Online dropped today, I wasn't jazzed to rob a bank or steal a car or shoot somebody. I mean, those are nice and all, but here's what I'm actually excited to do.

Have low-rent motocross races in the middle of meth country:

Everything I Want To Do In GTA Online Doesn't Involve Crime

Act like total jackasses around a really nice, old lighthouse:

Everything I Want To Do In GTA Online Doesn't Involve Crime

Arm wrestle a shifty stranger you just met in a filthy, sheet metal shack, Over The Top style:

Everything I Want To Do In GTA Online Doesn't Involve Crime

Go to the supermarket in a private jet, like a comically rich, cartoon billionaire:

Everything I Want To Do In GTA Online Doesn't Involve Crime

Drunk Waverace near Venice Beach:

Everything I Want To Do In GTA Online Doesn't Involve Crime

And lastly, drive dirt bikes off a cliff and paraglide with your drinking buddies:

Everything I Want To Do In GTA Online Doesn't Involve Crime

Now all it needs is a horse mod and a copy of the Scarface soundtrack and I'll be set.


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    Like my Dad said to me once about playing San Andreas, you dont HAVE to commit crime in it, you CHOOSE to act like an asshole, there's a lot of stuff in there to do that doesn't actually involve violence. It seems like more and more they're making it a *choice* to be the badguy in this series, something I applaud. I understand the core story is about being bad, but still, there's so much gameplay that doesn't center around it... damn.

    Can we talk about the small sub that pops up at the end of the lighthouse gif? because I want one

      YES let's talk about it.

      I also want one.

    I can't wait to take an attack chopper and mow down all those people paragliding! MWUHAHAHA

    know i just have to find more people who own PS3's and a copy of V because there is no way im doing all my shenanigans alone

    I wanna do alot of the stuff online....espcially Golf and Tennis...but why do I have this feeling that if I was putting money on the game and lost....that person is going to die...lol

    But all these activities online gives GTA Online more goodies to keep playing

    "I love open-world games. But nine times out of 10, the things I love to do in them don’t involve the main premise of the game."

    nailed it

    Those aren't paragliding canopies… hell, they aren't any kind of canopies, why are the cells open at the back… hnngggghhh

    I think you are missing the bigger picture. If this game allows you to pull out your mac 10 WHILE doing all of these other things, then it will be a true masterpiece.

    Rounds of golf which may or may not descend into a storm of bullets at any time...

      This is actually my worry, and why I don't necessarily want to play in an open online sandbox. How much will you actually be able to do before some idiot runs you over?

        Well, you can only have up to 16 people sharing your game at the same time and I'd assume they'd need to be on your friends list and there'd be a way to limit players or something

        Make a private game. That way only people you know or want to be involved are there. There you go :-)

        The way it worked in Red Dead Redemption is that if you chose to partake in either a periphery activity or any form of deathmatch, it would remove you from the open world, set you up in an instanced game, and then return you to the open world when you were done. I imagine GTAV will work similarly to avoid trolling situations.

    I read Waverace as though it were an Italian tenor and was very confused until I figured it out.

    But ask your self this: Would those 9 times out of 10 be just as fun if there wasn't that extra 1/10th? In other words, the reason why its so fun to just roam in gta is because in the back of your mind, you know theres heaps of other shit like missions just waitng for you. It makes the roaming around just that much funner.

    No crime, eh? You stole every single one of those vehicles. Heck, even that golf club is stolen!

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