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[[Image:HUD-GTASA.jpg|thumb|250px|Illustrated example of a HUD as seen in GTA San Andreas.]]
 
[[Image:HUD-GTASA.jpg|thumb|250px|Illustrated example of a HUD as seen in GTA San Andreas.]]
   
A '''heads-up display''', often abbreviated as '''HUD''', is a set of indicators used in most games to show the player's current status in a game, such as the score, health and the like. And can be disabled at the Display Settings by Turning the Hud Mode Option off
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A '''heads-up display''', often abbreviated as '''HUD''', is a set of indicators used in most games to show the player's current status in a game, such as the score, health and the life. 
   
== Description ==
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==Description==
A HUD can be used to convey many different types of information, such as time, score, money, health, armor, weaponry, ammunition, warnings (eg "wrong way" in a race) maps with blips and subtitles of conversations.
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A HUD can be used to convey many different types of information, such as time, score, money, health, armor, weaponry, ammunition, warnings (e.g. "wrong way" in a race) maps with blips and subtitles of conversations.
   
 
The HUD GTA games may display the following information:
 
The HUD GTA games may display the following information:
 
 
*[[Radar]], a small map of the player's current location ([[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]] onwards).
 
*[[Radar]], a small map of the player's current location ([[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]] onwards).
 
*[[Location Compass|Location compass]], a compass point to key locations ([[Grand Theft Auto 1|GTA 1]] to [[Grand Theft Auto 2|GTA 2]]).
 
*[[Location Compass|Location compass]], a compass point to key locations ([[Grand Theft Auto 1|GTA 1]] to [[Grand Theft Auto 2|GTA 2]]).
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*[[Time]] (GTA III and later).
 
*[[Time]] (GTA III and later).
 
*Vehicle speed (GTA Advance).
 
*Vehicle speed (GTA Advance).
*The vehicle the player enters.
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*The vehicle the player enters. In GTA V, the vehicle name displayed in the lower right corner includes the car manufacturer, as well as its category (ex. <i>[[Albany]] [[Cavalcade]], SUVs</i>).
 
*The district the player enters.
 
*The district the player enters.
 
*The street the player enters ([[Grand Theft Auto IV]]).
 
*The street the player enters ([[Grand Theft Auto IV]]).
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Other elements appear on the HUD in other situations, such as a dialogue subtitles, help messages, and a "[[Busted]]" or "[[Wasted]]" sign if the player gets arrested or killed respectively.
 
Other elements appear on the HUD in other situations, such as a dialogue subtitles, help messages, and a "[[Busted]]" or "[[Wasted]]" sign if the player gets arrested or killed respectively.
   
Floating [[pickups]], such as a police bribe are not considered to be a part of the HUD even though only the player can see them. This is also true for floating markers which indicate where to park or walk into.
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Floating [[pickups]], such as a [[police bribe]] are not considered to be a part of the HUD even though only the player can see them. This is also true for floating markers which indicate where to park or walk into.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
=== GTA 1 — GTA 2 ===
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===2D Universe===
{| align="center"
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<gallery width="auto" perrow="3" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="160">
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="5" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="160">
 
 
HUD-GTA1.png|GTA 1.
 
HUD-GTA1.png|GTA 1.
 
HUD-GTAL.png|GTA London 1969 and London 1961.
 
HUD-GTAL.png|GTA London 1969 and London 1961.
 
HUD-GTA2.png|GTA 2.
 
HUD-GTA2.png|GTA 2.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
|}
 
   
=== GTA III — GTA Vice City Stories ===
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===3D Universe===
{| align="center"
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<gallery width="auto" perrow="3" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="160" orientation="none">
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="5" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="160" orientation="none" captionalign="left">
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HUD-GTA3.jpg|GTA III (PC/Xbox version).
HUD-GTA3.jpg|GTA III (PC/Xbox version); [[:Image:HUD-GTA3-PS2.png|the PS2 version]] features light gray weapon icons.
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HUD-GTA3-PS2.png|GTA III PS2 version, features light gray weapon icons.
HUD-GTAVC.jpg|GTA Vice City
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HUD-GTAVC.jpg|GTA Vice City.
 
HUD-GTASA.png|GTA San Andreas. The bottom money counter shows the player is in debt as a result of [[gambling]].
 
HUD-GTASA.png|GTA San Andreas. The bottom money counter shows the player is in debt as a result of [[gambling]].
1305794090279-1.jpg|GTA Advance
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1305794090279-1.jpg|GTA Advance.
HUD-GTALCS-PS2.jpg|GTA Liberty City Stories (PS2 version); [[:Image:HUD-GTALCS-PSP.jpg|the PSP version]] features rounded health and armor bars.
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HUD-GTALCS-PS2.jpg|GTA Liberty City Stories (PS2 version).
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HUD-GTALCS-PSP.jpg|GTA LCS, the PSP version features rounded health and armor bars.
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VCS_HUD.jpg|GTA Vice City Stories.
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HUD-GTASA-MOBILE.jpg|GTA San Andreas 10 Year Anniversary mobile version.
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HUD-GTAVC-MOBILE.jpg|GTA Vice City 10 Year Anniversary mobile version. Notice the different GTA III style hud icons.
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HUD-GTAIII-MOBILE.jpg|GTA III 10 Year Anniversary mobile version. Notice the pale-yellow colored icons.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
|}
 
   
=== GTA IV — GTA Chinatown Wars ===
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===HD Universe===
{| align="center"
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<gallery width="auto" perrow="3" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="160">
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="5" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="160">
 
 
HUD-GTA4.png|GTA IV (upper right HUD) (<small>[[:Image:Radar-GTA4.png|Radar, with additional HUD elements]]</small>).
 
HUD-GTA4.png|GTA IV (upper right HUD) (<small>[[:Image:Radar-GTA4.png|Radar, with additional HUD elements]]</small>).
 
HUD-TLAD.png|The Lost and Damned. In the theme of the biker gang image, the HUD is a faded, gritty sort of white(<small>[[:Image:Radar-GTA4.png|Radar]]</small>)
 
HUD-TLAD.png|The Lost and Damned. In the theme of the biker gang image, the HUD is a faded, gritty sort of white(<small>[[:Image:Radar-GTA4.png|Radar]]</small>)
 
HUD-TBOGT.png|The Ballad of Gay Tony. In the theme of the colorful nightclub image, the HUD is now both white and purple(<small>[[:Image:Radar-GTA4.png|Radar]]</small>).
 
HUD-TBOGT.png|The Ballad of Gay Tony. In the theme of the colorful nightclub image, the HUD is now both white and purple(<small>[[:Image:Radar-GTA4.png|Radar]]</small>).
 
HUD-GTACW.png|In the [[Nintendo DS|DS]] version of GTA Chinatown Wars, the information that would have been on the HUD in earlier games (except for the [[Wanted Level in GTA Chinatown Wars|Wanted Level]] and place/car names) are moved to the bottom screen as part of the [[PDA]].
 
HUD-GTACW.png|In the [[Nintendo DS|DS]] version of GTA Chinatown Wars, the information that would have been on the HUD in earlier games (except for the [[Wanted Level in GTA Chinatown Wars|Wanted Level]] and place/car names) are moved to the bottom screen as part of the [[PDA]].
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HUD-GTAV.png|[[GTA V]]. Depending of the protagonist, some lines will change their character's matching colors (In this case, blue for Michael).
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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{| align="center"
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[[Category:Gameplay]]
 
[[Category:Gameplay]]
 
[[Category:Features]]
 
[[Category:Features]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA 1]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA 2]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA III]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA Vice City]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA San Andreas]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA Advance]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA Liberty City Stories]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA Vice City Stories]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA IV]]
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[[Category:Features in The Lost and Damned]]
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[[Category:Features in The Ballad of Gay Tony]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA Chinatown Wars]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA V]]
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[[Category:Features in GTA Online]]

Latest revision as of 04:56, November 25, 2014

HUD-GTASA

Illustrated example of a HUD as seen in GTA San Andreas.

A heads-up display, often abbreviated as HUD, is a set of indicators used in most games to show the player's current status in a game, such as the score, health and the life. 

DescriptionEdit

A HUD can be used to convey many different types of information, such as time, score, money, health, armor, weaponry, ammunition, warnings (e.g. "wrong way" in a race) maps with blips and subtitles of conversations.

The HUD GTA games may display the following information:

Other elements appear on the HUD in other situations, such as a dialogue subtitles, help messages, and a "Busted" or "Wasted" sign if the player gets arrested or killed respectively.

Floating pickups, such as a police bribe are not considered to be a part of the HUD even though only the player can see them. This is also true for floating markers which indicate where to park or walk into.

GalleryEdit

2D UniverseEdit

3D UniverseEdit

HD UniverseEdit

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