Questions tagged [grand-theft-auto-san-andreas]

A 2004 sandbox action adventure game, developed by Rockstar North, for multiple platforms.

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Do I really stink or are people just being mean?

I noticed this thing. People do seem to talk about nasty smell when I bump into them or get close. Some are pretty direct: "You smell like sh!t sir!" I overheard similar insult with spanish accent ...
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On San Andreas Speedruns, why do players blow up the Picador in the mission Ryder?

I have checked some Any% and 100% speedruns of Grand Theft Auto San Andreas and it appears that everyone blows up the Picador on the mission Ryder. Take for example faulux's 2nd place for Any%: ...
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What is the fastest way to get money in GTA San Andreas?

There are quite some houses and clothes for sale, but I do not have any money. What is the fastest way to get money in GTA San Andreas?
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How can I unlock the whole city on the PC version?

I would like to play the entire city without playing through the game, I only play for sentimental reasons (for the good old days). I would like to unlock the whole city, and there is no "cheat code" ...
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Is there an alien in the area 51 missions in GTA San Andreas?

I want to know if this is just internet myth or reality; I've read that there are aliens in the underground desert base in San Andreas, that you need night vision to see them, etc., but have never ...
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Can you get your girlfriend back after being dumped?

In GTA: San Andreas, you are able to date several of the female NPCs in the game. However, if you have enough bad dates or if you neglect them, your relationship meter drops to 0% and you are ...
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Does performing drive-by's increase my skill with the weapon used?

I was driving through the 'hood, when suddenly some of them Ballas fools show up on Grove turf. Nobody disses Grove OGs, so I went to cap their busta asses to teach 'em. But do I gain skill points ...
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Is gaining vehicle skills affected at all by pulling off risky manoeuvres?

I've always thought that vehicle skills in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas were just a factor of how much time you spent driving/riding and the amount of distance you travelled. However I've been ...
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Low Rider Challenge

While playing GTA: San Andreas today, I got to the Low Rider Challenge. It's seemingly impossible to beat this, as no matter how well I do, my opponent seems to one up me. I don't particularly care ...
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Is there a way to use cheat codes like 'HESOYAM' on GTA San Andreas for iOS?

Is there a way to use cheat codes like HESOYAM on GTA San Andreas for iOS directly in the UI, without copying saved files? Update: Using a bluetooth keyboard doesn't work either.
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How can I redeem my free GTA San Andreas?

According to this announcement, I downloaded the launcher and when I opened it, I found out that GTA San Andreas is not for free. What am I missing? and How can I redeem it? Thank you, Update : I'm ...
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How to get a tank (Rhino) at the beginning?

I went all the way to Area 69 to find out the tank is not there. What are other spawns where I can get a tank at the beginning of the game, that is when the roads are all blocked? Update According ...
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Where to find the garage where you can sell Wang cars in San Fierro

Right after you buy the car dealership you get a mission, and after that mission there’s an ending scene where you can get a car and bring it to a garage so you can sell them at your shop. Where is ...
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Ways to earn money in GTA SA [duplicate]

I was playing GTA SA for some time, but the main problem for me was earning money. I either cheated or murdered to get money, sometimes completed missions. But I want to ask, what are the ways to earn ...
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Is Lester Crest from Grand Theft Auto 5 Supposed to be Zero From Grand theft auto San Andreas?

As soon as I saw the character in a cutscene of GTAV I noticed he seems to be a 'nerd' with glasses. And he somewhat talks like somebody I've seen in previous GTA games. I've thought to myself "is ...
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Is there any way to get inside Area 69 again?

I did that black project mission and I want again to go inside that area but there is no way to go there. So how do I go inside of Area 69 if I want to?
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What is the earliest point in which you can get 6 stars?

At the beginning it's not possible to get more than 4 stars. When is it? Is it after a mission in the storyline or can something else unlock it?
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When will I be able to purchase the car dealership in San Fierro in GTA: San Andreas?

I know its an old game, but when I played it first buying houses was a matter as I had no money. But now that I know a cheat, I can have money to make the purchases. But in the game there is an house, ...
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Drive By mission - Pay'n Spray won't open

I'm trying to do the Drive By mission on GTA San Andreas PC edition. When I roll up on the Pay'n Spray and drive into the red area, the garage door won't open. Is there some trick to open the door?
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How does one control the thrusters on a Hydra in GTA:SA on Android?

The UI provided for the Hydra seems to be the same as for Dodo, Shamal, etc (as far as movement is concerned). The thrusters seem to automatically switch between pointing backwards and downwards, ...
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Is there a way to export GTA San Andreas game stats to a file?

I want to export my game stats. I know I can access them in the pause menu, but I want to export them to a file, where I can then use them for a personal project where I can track progresses.
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How to circumvent game breaking bug in GTA: San Andreas (PC)

I thought I'd give GTA: San Andreas a go, given that I haven't played it yet, and having finished GTA V, I got a copy of GTA:SA and tried to run it on my computer. Everything seems to work fine, ...
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Can't beat GTA: San Andreas first mission

I just started playing GTA: San Andreas on my PS2 and I keep failing my first real mission "Sweet & Kendl". I have to follow my homies on a bike. However, I keep falling off the bike, and when I'...
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Can you earn money at gun point in San Andreas?

When you put gun on someone they put their hands up. Can you ask them to give you money?
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How is Lung Capacity calculated?

Short Version: What determines lung capacity upgrades in GTA: San Andreas? In Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, I'm up to a mission where you need a certain amount of 'swimming skill' in order to start ...
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What is the fastest way to raise your wanted level?

I want a tank, Rhino, and I haven't finished the mission that triggers the game to spawn it at Area 69. After searching about other spawns and asking about it here, it turns out that's the only spawn ...
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How can I have more than three gang members in my vehicle?

I can have up to seven gang members following me but I can't find any vehicle that allows me to drive more than three of them with me. Can it be done in anyway, be it by finding a vehicle in the game ...
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How can I increase my bike skill in GTA San Andreas?

In GTA San Andreas there is adriving school where I can increase my car skill but how can I increase my bike skill?
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How do I catch the aliens?

On GTA:SA I have seen the aliens but I don't have the smallest idea how to catch them or fight them. I tried with a hydra plane but the UFO just disappeared.
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UFO map in Lil' Probe Inn indicates real points of interest?

I went to Lil' Probe Inn and in the office behind the counter there was a map of the game with marked points on it, as you can see in the image below. Does anyone know if these points reveal ...
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How does one control a plane in GTA San Andreas on Android?

How does one control a plane in GTA San Andreas on Android (with the touch interface)? The virtual joystick is hard to control precisely, but so far (before the flying school) it was used only for ...
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What is the stream.ini file for in GTA: SA and how do I mod it?

I'm wondering what is the stream.ini file for in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Also there are the following parameters in the file. memory 13500 devkit_memory 13500 vehicles 12 ...
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Auto-aim in the PC version

In Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on PS2 you have an option to automatically aim at people. That or it was default, but alongside it you could manually aim. In the PC version, I can't seem to auto aim, ...
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How to get spray paint?

I play Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for iOS. During one of the first couple of missions, I believe Sweet hands Carl a can of spray paint to tag the streets. But, for some reason, after I completed ...
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GTA SA - Freefall Mission, better way to catch the plane?

I've played GTA SA on both PC & Mac, first when it was new & again last year, from scratch, no cheats. Every time, though, I get stuck at the Freefall mission & spend days getting to the ...
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How does the melee combat system work?

You can perform a standard attack and block, but there's also a stealth kill and special attack that I don't quite understand. There are some combo moves as well. Does timing play a role? What is the ...
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Can gang members only be recruited in Los Santos?

I have never seen my own gang members outside of Los Santos (one of three major cities in the game).
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What are my options for fast travel in San Andreas?

I read online that I can take taxis, trains, airplanes, but is this even true? And how do I access them? Do they go to waypoints or only between cities?
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Rockstar Game Launcher and Ownership

Will uninstalling a game from Rockstar's new game launcher void my ownership of that game? I have claimed the free giveaway version of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, like many others did, but now I ...
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Use of Criminal Rating in San Andreas?

I have a Pee-Wee rating right now. Can I do anything with that or it's just for fun.
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Magnet not working in Zero's mission “New Model Army” in GTA: San Andreas

I am playing GTA: San Andreas on Windows 10 environment and have reached the mission "New Model Army". However, I can't complete the mission because the Magnet attached to the Bandit that I control ...
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Why won't Vigilante sub-mission end at level 12 like others?

I wanted to complete Vigilante sub-mission now that I can access Rhino since it's rewarded with improved body armour hit points. Other missions ended with level 12, announcing the upgrade received. ...
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Unsupported Resolution in GTA: San-Andreas?

I just installed the game on my pc but unfortunately my LCD monitor isn't supporting its resolution or refresh rate. My resolution is 1024x768 and refresh rate is 60Hz. How can I solve this issue?
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Is there any way to get controller support for GTA San Andreas on PC?

I've come back to this problem myself several times and I've tried using some programs that can map the buttons of my gamepad to keys. But with these I've always run into the same problem of getting ...
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How do I find new missions in GTA San Andreas?

I have completed all of Ryder's missions, and completed up to the "Drive-By" mission from Sweet. Now I can't find any more mission to enter. How can I find new missions?
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How can I back up my GTA San Andreas iOS save if I need to reinstall it later?

I want to temporarily uninstall GTA:SA from my iphone and I would like to save my progress on my computer (or phone). I want to know if there is a way to make a backup of my save file on the computer (...
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How do I detach a trailer from a tractor?

Attaching trailers to a tractor or a tug is fairly easy: just back into the tow pin with your tractor, and it'll latch. The only way to un-latch it is to make a maneuver that forces the connection to ...
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My character only moves back-right

Ever since I accidentally deleted Windows (program files) and restored to an earlier date, I have been having an annoying problem which is happening when I play GTA: San Andreas (and when I'm driving ...
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Where is the gta-sa.exe file for Steam?

I am trying to install GTA San Andreas multiplayer and currently I'm on the step where I have to downgrade GTA San Andreas to version 1.0 because SA-MP doesn't support later versions. I've downloaded ...
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How can I reach the safehouse to save the game from the map?

Everytime I play GTA SA, I get a hard time finding the safe house where the game can be saved. I dont see the floppy disk icon on the map if I am not extremely near. So can anybody suggest me a route ...