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What Grand Theft Auto III Looked Like on the Drawing Board

Today Tokyo saw the opening of Game On, an exhibition showcasing the history of video games and exploring the question “Why are video games so interesting?” One exhibit is a recreation of the planning board used to visually plot out the missions of PS2 classic Grand Theft Auto 3.

What Grand Theft Auto III Looked Like on the Drawing Board

Each of the three whiteboards represents one of the game’s three main islands. The post-it notes represent the game’s various mission chains.

  • Green: Quest givers
  • Yellow: Quests
  • Dark yellow: What the attached quest will teach the gamer how to do
  • Pink: Missions rewards
  • Orange: Mission chains unlocking (or finishing with lasting consequences)
  • Blue: New character introductions

Here’s each island’s board close up. (Click the top left corner to enlarge.)

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What Grand Theft Auto III Looked Like on the Drawing Board
Industrial: “Portland” Mission Board (Top)
What Grand Theft Auto III Looked Like on the Drawing Board
Industrial: “Portland” Mission Board (Bottom)
What Grand Theft Auto III Looked Like on the Drawing Board
Commercial: “Staunton Island” Mission Board (Top)
What Grand Theft Auto III Looked Like on the Drawing Board
Commercial: “Staunton Island” Mission Board (Bottom)
What Grand Theft Auto III Looked Like on the Drawing Board
Suburbia “Shoreside Vale” Mission Board (Top)
What Grand Theft Auto III Looked Like on the Drawing Board
Suburbia “Shoreside Vale” Mission Board (Bottom)

The Game On exhibition will continue its run at the Miraikan in Tokyo until May 30, 2016. Ticket information can be found here.

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