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|name = Soldier
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|image = Soldier-GTAVCS.jpg
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|caption = [[Victor Vance]] meeting his new sergeant [[Jerry Martinez]] in his [[Jerry Martinez's Barracks|office]] at the [[Fort Baxter Air Base]]
|caption=[[Victor Vance]] meeting his new sergeant [[Jerry Martinez]] in his office at the [[Fort Baxter Air Base]]
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|game = VCS
|for=[[Jerry Martinez]]
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|for = [[Jerry Martinez]]
|target=Martinez's reefer
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|location = [[Jerry Martinez's Barracks]], [[Fort Baxter Air Base]], [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]]
|location=[[Fort Baxter Air Base]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]]
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|fail = [[Wasted]]<br>[[Busted]]<br>[[Streetfighter]] destroyed
|reward=[[Money|$]]50<br>Free roam
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|reward = [[Money|$50]]
|unlocks=[[Cleaning House]]
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|unlocks = [[Cleaning House]]
 
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'''Soldier''' is the first storyline mission in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] given to [[Protagonist|protagonist]] [[Victor Vance]] by [[Military|army]] sergeant [[Jerry Martinez]] from his office at the [[Fort Baxter Air Base]] in [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]].
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{{Quote|Vic Vance reporting for duty, sir!| [[Victor Vance]]}}
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'''Soldier''' is the first storyline mission in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] given to [[Protagonist|protagonist]] [[Victor Vance]] by [[Military|army]] sergeant [[Jerry Martinez]] from his [[Jerry Martinez's Barracks|office]] at the [[Fort Baxter Air Base]] in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]].
   
 
==Mission==
 
==Mission==
[[Victor Vance|Victor]] arrives at the [[Fort Baxter Air Base]] by a [[Barracks OL]] and meets his new sergeant, [[Jerry Martinez]]. Jerry tells him the real opportunity to make money however Victor refuses to go through any trouble. Jerry then tells him to get over to [[Escobar International Airport]] and pick up a package for him. Victor, outside, is handed a pager and on a [[Streetfighter]] makes it to the airport. When meeting the dealer with the package, however, [[Hitmen]] are following and attacking them. Victor starts shooting at the Hitmen but the [[Marquis]] is set on fire. The dealer's hookers both die in the explosion and the dealer drowns as Victor manage to escape and swim to shore while avoiding gunfire from the enemies. Victor goes back to his barracks inside the base and hides the drugs there.
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[[Victor Vance|Victor]] arrives at the [[Fort Baxter Air Base]] by a [[Barracks OL]] and meets his new sergeant, [[Jerry Martinez]]. Jerry tells him the real opportunity to make [[money]] however Victor refuses to go through any trouble. Jerry then tells him to get over to [[Escobar International Airport]] and pick up a [[drugs|package]] for him. Victor, outside, is handed a [[pager]] and on a [[Streetfighter]] makes it to the airport. When meeting the dealer with the package, however, [[hitmen]] are following and attacking them. Victor starts shooting at the hitmen but the [[Marquis]] is set on [[fire]]. The dealer's hookers both die in the explosion and the dealer drowns as Victor manage to escape and [[Swimming|swim]] to shore while avoiding gunfire from the hitmen. Victor goes back to his [[Barracks Safehouse|barracks]] inside the base and hides the [[drugs]] there.
   
 
==Mission objectives==
 
==Mission objectives==
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==Reward==
 
==Reward==
The reward for completing this mission is [[Money|$]]50 and the player is able to free roam. The next mission [[Cleaning House]] is unlocked.
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The reward for completing this mission is [[Money|$]]50 and the next mission [[Cleaning House]] is unlocked. The player can also explore the Mainland area of Vice City.
 
==Trivia==
 
*The first song heard in the game, during the opening cutscene, is "I Want to Know What Love Is" by Foreigner. It is also featured on the radio station [[Emotion 98.3]]. However, occasionaly the song will not play and the Emotion 98.3 radio station will restart and play from the beginning.
 
*Notice Vic salutes Jerry, even though he is a sergeant. (Sergeants are not considered officers in the military, and hence are not to be saluted.)
 
*The name of the mission might be a reference to the movie Soldier.
 
*The skins that are used for the hitmen are the same from the hitmen that are after [[Toni Cipriani]] in [[No Son of Mine]] until [[Making Toni]].
 
*The dealer is not killed by the hitmen, he is programmed to drown shortly after the cutscene.
 
*According to the BradyGames guide, the player would control Victor and shoot the gunmen himself instead of a cutscene playing. This was clearly changed in the final version of the game.
 
*If Vic tries to obtain the boats used by the hitmen, they will explode, most likely to prevent the player from accessing locked areas.
 
*Chronologically, this is the first mission in the [[GTA III Era]].
 
*The [[Barracks OL]] that drops Vic off has a license plate of VC2 which could be referencing that this is the second GTA III era game to feature [[Vice City]].
 
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
Soldier-GTAVCS2.jpg|[[Victor Vance]] about to get on a [[Rio|boat]] at [[Escobar International Airport]].
 
Soldier-GTAVCS2.jpg|[[Victor Vance]] about to get on a [[Rio|boat]] at [[Escobar International Airport]].
Soldier-GTAVCS3.jpg|[[Hitmen]] attacking the yacht.
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Soldier-GTAVCS3.jpg|[[Hitmen]] attacking the [[Rio|yacht]].
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[[File:GTA Vice City Stories Opening Intro|425px]]
 
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[[File:GTA Vice City Stories - Intro & Mission 1 - Soldier|425px]]
 
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==Trivia==
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*Chronologically, this is the first mission in the [[3D Universe]], beginning the series of events that will conclude with the last mission in GTA III, [[The Exchange (GTA III)|The Exchange]].
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*When a new game is started, the radio will be tuned to [[Emotion 98.3]] and will be playing "I Want to Know What Love Is" by Foreigner. However, this will not always be the case. Sometimes the radio will reset itself and play the audio file from the beginning.
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*Victor should not be saluting Jerry, because Jerry is a sergeant (Sergeants are not considered officers in the military, and hence are not to be saluted). However, soldiers are told in military conduct training that they must salute a major Non-Commisoned-Officer under a situation if applicable. Also, ranks below sergeant are not required to address sergeants as "Sir". Only Warrant Officers and Commissioned officers should be addressed as "Sir".
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*The [[Barracks OL]] that drops Vic off has a license plate of VC2, which could be a reference to the fact that this is the second GTA III era game to feature [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]].
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*To prevent the player from using the attackers' boat, it is given a minimal amount of health and a special hitbox so it will start burning when the crew is killed and Vic cannot hop onto it when it is intact.
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[[Category:Missions in GTA Vice City Stories]]
 
[[Category:Missions in GTA Vice City Stories]]

Latest revision as of 22:58, June 30, 2015


"Vic Vance reporting for duty, sir!"
Victor Vance

Soldier is the first storyline mission in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories given to protagonist Victor Vance by army sergeant Jerry Martinez from his office at the Fort Baxter Air Base in Vice City.

MissionEdit

Victor arrives at the Fort Baxter Air Base by a Barracks OL and meets his new sergeant, Jerry Martinez. Jerry tells him the real opportunity to make money however Victor refuses to go through any trouble. Jerry then tells him to get over to Escobar International Airport and pick up a package for him. Victor, outside, is handed a pager and on a Streetfighter makes it to the airport. When meeting the dealer with the package, however, hitmen are following and attacking them. Victor starts shooting at the hitmen but the Marquis is set on fire. The dealer's hookers both die in the explosion and the dealer drowns as Victor manage to escape and swim to shore while avoiding gunfire from the hitmen. Victor goes back to his barracks inside the base and hides the drugs there.

Mission objectivesEdit

In order to complete the mission the player must:

  • Take Sgt. Martinez's bike.
  • Go to the V.I.P. terminal at the airport.
  • Swim to shore.
  • Return to Fort Baxter.
  • Take the package to your barracks.

RewardEdit

The reward for completing this mission is $50 and the next mission Cleaning House is unlocked. The player can also explore the Mainland area of Vice City.

GalleryEdit

Video walkthroughEdit

Opening Intro Introduction
GTA Vice City Stories Opening Intro01:34

GTA Vice City Stories Opening Intro

GTA Vice City Stories - Intro & Mission 1 - Soldier07:43

GTA Vice City Stories - Intro & Mission 1 - Soldier

TriviaEdit

  • Chronologically, this is the first mission in the 3D Universe, beginning the series of events that will conclude with the last mission in GTA III, The Exchange.
  • When a new game is started, the radio will be tuned to Emotion 98.3 and will be playing "I Want to Know What Love Is" by Foreigner. However, this will not always be the case. Sometimes the radio will reset itself and play the audio file from the beginning.
  • Victor should not be saluting Jerry, because Jerry is a sergeant (Sergeants are not considered officers in the military, and hence are not to be saluted). However, soldiers are told in military conduct training that they must salute a major Non-Commisoned-Officer under a situation if applicable. Also, ranks below sergeant are not required to address sergeants as "Sir". Only Warrant Officers and Commissioned officers should be addressed as "Sir".
  • The Barracks OL that drops Vic off has a license plate of VC2, which could be a reference to the fact that this is the second GTA III era game to feature Vice City.
  • To prevent the player from using the attackers' boat, it is given a minimal amount of health and a special hitbox so it will start burning when the crew is killed and Vic cannot hop onto it when it is intact.

NavigationEdit

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