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|name = In The Beginning...
 
|name = In The Beginning...
|image = Introduction-GTAVC.jpg
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|image = The Introduction.png
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|game = VC
 
|size = 300px
 
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|caption = [[Tommy Vercetti]], [[Harry]] and [[Lee]] shortly after arriving in [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]], with [[Ken Rosenberg]] in the [[Admiral|car]].
 
|caption = [[Tommy Vercetti]], [[Harry]] and [[Lee]] shortly after arriving in [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]], with [[Ken Rosenberg]] in the [[Admiral|car]].
|game = VC
 
 
|for = [[Sonny Forelli]]
 
|for = [[Sonny Forelli]]
|location = [[Saint Mark's]], [[Portland]], [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]]
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|location = [[Saint Mark's]], [[Portland]], [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]]
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|fail = n/a
 
|reward = [[Ocean View Hotel]] Safehouse
 
|reward = [[Ocean View Hotel]] Safehouse
 
|unlocks = [[An Old Friend]]
 
|unlocks = [[An Old Friend]]
 
}}
 
}}
   
{{quote|[[Tommy Vercetti]]... Huh! Shit. Didn't think they'd ever let him out...|[[Sonny Forelli]].}}
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{{quote|Tommy Vercetti... Huh! Shit. Didn't think they'd ever let him out...| [[Sonny Forelli]]}}
   
 
'''In The Beginning...''' is the introduction sequence in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], which introduces the main characters and establishes the storyline.
 
'''In The Beginning...''' is the introduction sequence in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], which introduces the main characters and establishes the storyline.
   
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
[[Forelli Family]] [[Gang Leaders|Don]] [[Sonny Forelli]] and mobsters [[Harry]] and [[Lee]] discuss the release of [[Tommy Vercetti]] from prison, after his being arrested for killing eleven men during a botched hit and serving fifteen years. The mobsters decide to send Tommy to [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]] to man their drug operations there for a few months. After flying to Vice City, Tommy, [[Ken Rosenberg]] (a lawyer who serves as the Forelli contact in Vice City), Harry and Lee drive in Ken's [[Admiral]] to a deal with the [[Vance crime family|Vance Crime Family]]. However, the deal is ambushed; Harry, Lee and [[Victor Vance|one of the dealers]] are killed, while Tommy, Ken, and [[Lance Vance|another dealer]] escape. Tommy and Ken drive to Ken's office, where Tommy tells Ken "I'll drop by your office tomorrow, and we can start sorting this mess out". Ken goes into his office, and Tommy drives to the [[Ocean View Hotel]].
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[[Forelli Family]] [[Gang Leaders|Don]], [[Sonny Forelli]], and mobsters [[Harry]] and [[Lee]] discuss the release of [[Tommy Vercetti]] from prison, after his being arrested for killing eleven men during a botched hit and serving [[1971|fifteen years]]. The mobsters decide to send Tommy to [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]] to man their drug operations there for a few months. After flying to Vice City, Tommy, [[Ken Rosenberg]] (a lawyer who serves as the Forelli contact in Vice City), Harry and Lee drive in Ken's [[Admiral]] to a deal with the [[Vance crime family]]. However, the deal is ambushed; Harry, Lee and [[Victor Vance|one of the dealers]] are killed, while Tommy, Ken, and [[Lance Vance|another dealer]] escape. Tommy and Ken drive to Ken's [[K. Rosenberg & Co.|office]], where Tommy tells Ken "I'll drop by your office tomorrow, and we can start sorting this mess out". Ken goes into his office, and Tommy drives to the [[Ocean View Hotel]] to call Sonny and tell him what happened.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
 
*The song that can be heard playing in the background during the first cutscene is "Broken Wings" by Mr. Mister. The song is also featured on the in-game radio station [[Emotion 98.3]].
 
*The song that can be heard playing in the background during the first cutscene is "Broken Wings" by Mr. Mister. The song is also featured on the in-game radio station [[Emotion 98.3]].
 
*The song that can be heard playing in the background during the airport cutscene is "Mama Papa Tu" by Mongo Santamaría. The song is also featured on the in-game radio station [[Radio Espantoso]].
 
*The song that can be heard playing in the background during the airport cutscene is "Mama Papa Tu" by Mongo Santamaría. The song is also featured on the in-game radio station [[Radio Espantoso]].
 
*A dead man can be seen on a meat hook in the room behind [[Sonny Forelli]].
 
*A dead man can be seen on a meat hook in the room behind [[Sonny Forelli]].
*When [[Tommy]], [[Harry]], and [[Lee]] arrive at the[[Escobar International Airport| airport]], an airplane can be seen landing on the curved runway in the background. Realistically, it is not possible to land like that, possibly hinting that a straight runway was present in the [[Beta Releases|beta]].
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*When [[Tommy]], [[Harry]], and [[Lee]] arrive at the [[Escobar International Airport|airport]], an airplane can be seen landing on the curved runway in the background. Realistically, it is not possible to land like that, possibly hinting that a straight runway was present in the [[Beta Releases|beta]].
*The [[weapons]] carried by [[Diaz|Diaz's]] men can be obtained with a trainer, but they show up as the [[M4]] and [[MP5 ]]when spawned; the different textures were scripted for the deal [[cutscene]].
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*The [[weapons]] carried by [[Diaz]]'s men can be obtained with a trainer, but they show up as the [[M4]] and [[MP5]] when spawned; the different textures were scripted for the deal [[cutscene]].
*During the deal[[ cutscene]], the [[Vance Crime Family|Vance's]] fly a unique black [[helicopter]].
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*During the deal [[cutscene]], the [[Vance Crime Family|Vance's]] fly a unique black [[Maverick]].
 
*If the player enters the "blow up all vehicles" [[Cheats in GTA Vice City|cheat]], the game will crash.
 
*If the player enters the "blow up all vehicles" [[Cheats in GTA Vice City|cheat]], the game will crash.
*[[Ken Rosenberg|Ken]]'s[[ Admiral | Admiral]] is much more detailed in the [[Escobar International Airport|airport]] pickup scene than in usual gameplay, with a slightly boxier body, detailed tan interior (rather than the standard generic grey one), and a different rim design. After the opening [[cutscenes]], it also has a unique white color.
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*[[Ken Rosenberg|Ken]]'s [[Admiral]] is much more detailed in the [[Escobar International Airport|airport]] pickup scene than in usual gameplay, with a slightly boxier body, detailed tan interior (rather than the standard generic grey one), and a different rim design. After the opening [[cutscenes]], it also has a unique white color.
 
*After the cutscene, entering in either [[Faggio]] or [[Admiral]] parked near you will automatically hear "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson on [[Flash FM]].
 
*After the cutscene, entering in either [[Faggio]] or [[Admiral]] parked near you will automatically hear "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson on [[Flash FM]].
*During the cutscene, when [[Tommy Vercetti|Tommy]] and [[Ken Rosenberg|Ken arrive]] at [[Ken Rosenberg|Ken's]] Office, [[Ken Rosenberg|Ken's]] car drifted, watch [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rXmeLoIdN8&list=FLFlhlZmXXr98QlIfqjHztFg&feature=mh_lolz this] if there is a confusion.
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*The interior of [[Sonny Forelli|Sonny]]'s room in [[Marco's Bistro]] is actually inside the [[Ocean View Hotel]]. Right across the protagonist's hotel room, the room can only be accessed by using mods or a certain [http://youtube.com/watch?v=eu6gLyw8PwA glitch]
*The interior of [[Marco's Bistro]] shown in the cutscene is actually in the [[Hidden Interiors Universe]], high above the game area. Through the use of modifications, it becomes accesible, altough there is no way to exit it afterwards.
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*The cutscene [[Maverick]] model, contains [[Lance Vance|Lance]] inside. That means Lance in the cutscene is an actual cutscene vehicle, and not the real person flying it. (Tested on 3ds max, and conversion mod)
   
 
==Video walkthroughs==
 
==Video walkthroughs==
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Latest revision as of 01:33, July 24, 2014

MISSION
In The Beginning...
The Introduction
Tommy Vercetti, Harry and Lee shortly after arriving in Vice City, with Ken Rosenberg in the car.
Game: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
For: Sonny Forelli
Location: Saint Mark's, Portland, Liberty City
Conditions of mission failure: n/a
Reward: Ocean View Hotel Safehouse
Unlocks: An Old Friend
"Tommy Vercetti... Huh! Shit. Didn't think they'd ever let him out..."
Sonny Forelli

In The Beginning... is the introduction sequence in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which introduces the main characters and establishes the storyline.

PlotEdit

Forelli Family Don, Sonny Forelli, and mobsters Harry and Lee discuss the release of Tommy Vercetti from prison, after his being arrested for killing eleven men during a botched hit and serving fifteen years. The mobsters decide to send Tommy to Vice City to man their drug operations there for a few months. After flying to Vice City, Tommy, Ken Rosenberg (a lawyer who serves as the Forelli contact in Vice City), Harry and Lee drive in Ken's Admiral to a deal with the Vance crime family. However, the deal is ambushed; Harry, Lee and one of the dealers are killed, while Tommy, Ken, and another dealer escape. Tommy and Ken drive to Ken's office, where Tommy tells Ken "I'll drop by your office tomorrow, and we can start sorting this mess out". Ken goes into his office, and Tommy drives to the Ocean View Hotel to call Sonny and tell him what happened.

GalleryEdit

DeathsEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The song that can be heard playing in the background during the first cutscene is "Broken Wings" by Mr. Mister. The song is also featured on the in-game radio station Emotion 98.3.
  • The song that can be heard playing in the background during the airport cutscene is "Mama Papa Tu" by Mongo Santamaría. The song is also featured on the in-game radio station Radio Espantoso.
  • A dead man can be seen on a meat hook in the room behind Sonny Forelli.
  • When Tommy, Harry, and Lee arrive at the airport, an airplane can be seen landing on the curved runway in the background. Realistically, it is not possible to land like that, possibly hinting that a straight runway was present in the beta.
  • The weapons carried by Diaz's men can be obtained with a trainer, but they show up as the M4 and MP5 when spawned; the different textures were scripted for the deal cutscene.
  • During the deal cutscene, the Vance's fly a unique black Maverick.
  • If the player enters the "blow up all vehicles" cheat, the game will crash.
  • Ken's Admiral is much more detailed in the airport pickup scene than in usual gameplay, with a slightly boxier body, detailed tan interior (rather than the standard generic grey one), and a different rim design. After the opening cutscenes, it also has a unique white color.
  • After the cutscene, entering in either Faggio or Admiral parked near you will automatically hear "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson on Flash FM.
  • The interior of Sonny's room in Marco's Bistro is actually inside the Ocean View Hotel. Right across the protagonist's hotel room, the room can only be accessed by using mods or a certain glitch
  • The cutscene Maverick model, contains Lance inside. That means Lance in the cutscene is an actual cutscene vehicle, and not the real person flying it. (Tested on 3ds max, and conversion mod)

Video walkthroughsEdit

PC Version
GTA Vice City - Intro & Mission 1 - In the beginning..06:11

GTA Vice City - Intro & Mission 1 - In the beginning... (HD)

iPad 2 Vesion
GTA Vice City - iPad Walkthrough - Intro & Mission 1 - In the beginning..06:53

GTA Vice City - iPad Walkthrough - Intro & Mission 1 - In the beginning...

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