Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (PC)
Enter one of the following codes during game play or at the pause menu to activate the corresponding cheat function. The message "Cheat Activated" will appear to confirm correct code entry.
|Weapons (tier 1)||thugstools|
|Weapons (tier 2)||professionaltools|
|Weapons (tier 3)||nuttertools|
|Raise wanted level||youwonttakemealive|
|Lower wanted level||leavemealone|
|View media level when over two stars||chasestat|
|Faster game clock||lifeispassingmeby|
|Faster game play||onspeed|
|Slower game play||booooooring|
|Destroy all cars||bigbang|
|Pedestrians attack you||nobodylikesme|
|Pedestrians have weapons||ourgodgivenrighttobeararms|
|Pedestrians enter your car||hopingirl|
|Change wheel size6||loadsoflittlethings|
|Only wheels visible on cars||wheelsareallineed|
|Dodo cars (flying)2||comeflywithme|
|Better driving skills7||gripiseverything|
|Bikini women with guns4||chickswithguns|
|All traffic lights green||greenlight|
|Love Fist Limousine||rockandrollcar|
|Bloodring Banger (style 1)||travelinstyle|
|Bloodring Banger (style 2)||gettherequickly|
|Hotring Racer (style 1)||getthereamazinglyfast|
|Hotring Racer (style 2)||getthereveryfastindeed|
|Lance Vance costume||looklikelance|
|Ken Rosenberg costume||mysonisalawyer|
|Hilary King costume||ilooklikehilary|
|Jezz Torent (Love Fist) costume||rockandrollman|
|Dick (Love Fist) costume||weloveourdick|
|Phil Cassaday costume||onearmedbandit|
|Sonny Forelli costume||idonthavethemoneysonny|
|Cars float on water||seaways|
|Tommy groupies5||fannymagnet or phanymagnet|
|Ricardo Diaz costume||cheatshavebeencracked|
|Tommy smokes cigarette||certaindeath|
|Tommy is fatter||deepfriedmarsbars|
|Tommy has thin arms and legs||programmer|
1. If this code is enabled when there is damage on your car, the meter will be reset to zero without changing the visible effects of the damage.
2. You will not be able to fly a helicopter correctly when this code is activated.
3. Also, if you change your appearance, you cannot pick up any "shirt icons" (at Rafael's, Laundromat, Collars and Cuffs, etc.) or the game will freeze. You cannot change into a pedestrian costume while in a vehicle or in a special outfit (you must get "street" clothes).
4. The women will drop guns when they are killed.
5. Aim your gun at someone and they will attack your target.
6. To increase the effect of this code, enable it, go to the pause menu, select "Load Game", choose any game, then enable the code again and repeat as desired.
7. Press [Shift] when this code is enabled to jump.
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Change vehicle physics
Note: This procedure involves editing a game file; create a backup copy of the file before proceeding. Use a text editor to edit the "handling.cfg" file in the "grandtheftautovicecity\data\" folder. You can change the velocity of the bikes, cars, boats, helicopters, and airplanes in the game.
Better game performance
If you have an updated PC and exceed the highest graphics and performance requirements of the game, using an OS like as Windows Vista, Windows 7 or later, and are experiencing issues such as lag, slow movement, or mouse movement not working, do the following. Enter the location where the game was installed (for example, "C:\Program Files") and look for the executable file for the game. Right click on it. Click "Properties", and under the "Compatibility" tab check the "Run this software on compatibility mode:" box and select "Windows 98/Windows ME". Then, click "Apply" and close. Run the game and configure its graphic parameters to the highest values possible, including effects and screen resolution, and disable VSync if available. Then save the changes. Exit and restart the game. Your game should now be running with smooth and clear graphics, no lagging, and mouse movement working correctly at all times.