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October 12, 2013

GTA Online annoyances

Filed under: GTAV Online, Xbox 360 — Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , — Hugsie @ 12:19 pm

Now that major issues have been fixed by RockStar, with more to come, I’m going to talk about gameplay issues that bug me.

I’m now at rank 60 and I have a lot of weapons on me that i just don’t need anymore. I don’t need to carry three different pistols and three different shotguns, and umpteen different SMG/rifles. Every time I start the game, or even get out of my car it seems to default to the weakest/first weapon you have in that weapon slot on the weapon wheel.  I should be able to equip what weapons I want, but not ALL of them and having to fumble though my weapons when I’m under attack. I’ve could have survived many more unexpected attacks if could pull out the weapon I wanted.

I could just use up all the ammo on the other weapons, that MIGHT make the game not switch to them with no ammo, but I have 5000+ rounds on most of my weapons. Plus weapons like the shotguns all use the same ammo so that idea won’t work on that.

I should be able to heal up when I’m home. Either eat some food or sleep, or just wait a while. The whole point of having a home is for safety and recovery, which in GTAo doesn’t seem to do. None of the little activities in your home have any effect at all, not even a buff of some sort; which would probably wear off by the time I got out side. It takes so long to get to your door, get to your garage, slowly walk to your car and then go outside.  By then any buff would have worn off. I can’t even RUN in my home/garage which is rather annoying if a friend is buzzing at your door and it takes you a minute to get from your bathroom to the door.

I’m having issues with my 10 car Garage. It won’t accept a 10th car claiming it’s full, even though there’s only nine in there, and only nine are listed when I call the mechanic. When I had less than 9 vehicles in my garage, I wasn’t able to store a Sanchez (dirt bike) but I was able to store a Quad ATV. UPDATE: Turns out i had a vehicle that was destroyed and it was listed TWICE in the Insurance clam list. So I guess that duplicate car counted even though it wasn’t in my garage. So I promptly sold the duplicate car, quick 8k! 🙂

I’m constantly seeing the same fucking jobs/tasks from Simeon, Gerald, and Martin. I’m now Rank 60 and I’m still getting the same car lists from Simeon. Then these guys start to bitch at me when I don’t do the jobs even though I’ve already done them a dozen times. Since rank 50, the game has started to get stale because of this. I have to rely on my friends to make things interesting.

I still haven’t figured out how to increase my Strength nor my Lung Capacity. It seems the only way to do Strength is to arm wrestle, but that’s tedious. Lung Capacity i believe is to swim, but I’m not sure I have to be underwater or just tread water.

When you’re a passenger in a car with a wanted level. The driver is the only one that gets RP when the wanted level is lost; passengers get nothing.

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4 Comments »

  1. All great points! one that routinely pisses me off is I get to LS and as soon as I get near a store to hold up some asshole votes me out and I get a “poor sport” spawn in a new room but the $100 “don’t kill me” and I get run over $2000 gone AND a bad rap! they need SO Manu gameplay fixes I may never go back in.

    Comment by crimped357 — October 12, 2013 @ 12:56 pm

    • I’ve only been WARNED of being a bad sport when destroying someone’s personal vehicle on two different occasions, on different servers, different people, on different day. I haven’t been voted off in a while and the last time it said i was voted off was total BS since i was on a friends-only server with only 2 other players and i know they didn’t vote me off. But I’m still a clean player and still get that occasional $1000.

      Comment by Hugsie — October 12, 2013 @ 7:02 pm

  2. When I initially commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added”
    checkbox and now each time a comment is addedd I get three e-mails
    with the same comment. Is there any way you can
    remove people from that service? Thank you!

    Comment by fort max diet — October 18, 2013 @ 4:38 am

    • Login into wordpress and change your preferences, it’s not anything I can do on my end.

      Comment by Hugsie — October 18, 2013 @ 11:14 am


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