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|name = In The Air Tonight
|image=ReniWassulmaier-GTAVCS2.jpg
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|image = ReniWassulmaier-GTAVCS2.jpg
|size=300px
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|size = 275px
|caption=[[Reni Wassulmaier|Reni]] on her fourth sex change.
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|caption = [[Reni Wassulmaier|Reni]] on her fourth sex change.
|game=VCS
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|game = VCS
|for=[[Reni Wassulmaier]]
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|for = [[Reni Wassulmaier]]
|target=[[Forelli Family|Forelli]] hitman
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|location = [[Ocean View Hospital]], [[Ocean Beach]]
|location=[[Ocean Beach]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]]
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|fail = [[Wasted]]<br>[[Busted]]<br>[[Reni Wassulmaier|Reni]] dies<br>[[Phil Collins|Phil]] dies
|reward=[[Money|$]]3,000
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|reward = [[Money|$3000]]
|unlocks=[[Light My Pyre]]<br>Phil Collins' concert
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|unlocks = [[Light My Pyre]]
|unlockedby = [[ Lost and Found]]<br>[[So Long Schlong]]<br>[[Domo Arigato Domestoboto]]}}
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|unlockedby = [[So Long Schlong]]<br>[[Domo Arigato Domestoboto]]<br>[[Lost and Found]]
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'''In the Air Tonight''' is a mission in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] given to [[Protagonist|protagonist]] [[Victor Vance]] by avant garde film director [[Reni Wassulmaier]] from the Ocean View Hospital in [[Ocean Beach]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]]. This is the last of Reni's missions.
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{{Dialogue2|Phil|Everything's good. I think. Unless Barry's got any more surprises in store.|Barry|Hold on, mucker. You are gonna have to stop giving me a hard time.|OK. No worries. You stop making people try to have me killed and I'll stop complaining about it.| [[Phil Collins]] discusses his recent [[Forelli Family|mob troubles]] with his manager [[Barry Mickelthwaite]]}}
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'''In the Air Tonight''' is the last mission in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] given to [[Protagonist|protagonist]] [[Victor Vance]] by avant garde film director [[Reni Wassulmaier]] from the Ocean View Hospital in [[Ocean Beach]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]].
   
 
==Mission==
 
==Mission==
Reni has got her fourth sex change and [[Phil Collins]] is going to perform his concert. Victor arrives at the hospital in [[Ocean Beach]] and is asked by Reni, if he can drive her to the [[Escobar International Airport]] because she is now wanted [[So Long Schlong|dead]] by the [[Mendez Cartel]].
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Reni has completed her fourth sex change and [[Phil Collins]] is going to perform his concert. Victor arrives at the hospital in [[Ocean Beach]] Reni asks him to drive her to the [[Escobar International Airport|airport]] because she is now wanted [[So Long Schlong|dead]] by the [[Mendez Cartel]].
   
Victor takes Reni to the airport terminal avoiding [[Diego Mendez]]'s goons. Victor quickly drives over to the [[Hyman Memorial Stadium]] in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]] to fight off anybody trying to panic during Phil Collins' concert.
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Victor takes Reni to the airport terminal avoiding [[Diego Mendez]]'s goons. Victor quickly drives over to the [[Hyman Memorial Stadium]] in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]] to protect Phil whilst he performs his concert.
   
Upon arriving, Phil's manager [[Barry Mickelthwaite]] states his fear from [[Giorgio Forelli]]'s hitmen who will likely try to do something. Victor heads further inside the stadium and spots someone trying to destroy the light-rigs. Victor, forced to leave his guns outside the stadium, fights off every hitman with his fists and Phil successfully manages to perform his concert.
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Upon arriving, Phil is already on stage and his manager, [[Barry Mickelthwaite]], states his fear that [[Giorgio Forelli]]'s hitmen will attempt to assassinate Phil. Vic heads further inside the stadium and spots someone trying to sabotage the lighting rigs. Vic, who has been forced to leave his weapons outside the stadium, fights off the attackers with his fists and Phil completes his concert intact.
Upon the end, Barry states that he has to pay Giorgio the money he owes in order to stop risking his life.
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Once the concert is over, Vic congratulates Phil and Barry agrees to pay Forelli the money he owes him.
   
 
==Mission objectives==
 
==Mission objectives==
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==Reward==
 
==Reward==
Upon completing the mission you'll get [[Money|$]]3,000 and you can purchase a ticket for [[Phil Collins]]' concert by paying $6,000 at the stadium anytime. The concert is the complete uninterrupted performance of "In the Air Tonight" without the Vic combat sections.
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The reward for completing the mission is $3,000 and the mission [[Light My Pyre]] is unlocked. The player can also purchase a ticket for Phil Collins' concert by paying $6,000 at the stadium at any time.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*The mission's name is an obvious reference to Phil Collins' hit song, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_Air_Tonight In the Air Tonight], which plays at his concert.
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*The mission's name is an obvious reference to Phil Collins' song, [[wp:In the Air Tonight|In the Air Tonight]], which he performs at the concert. The song can also be heard on the in-game radio station [[Emotion 98.3]].
*Even though Reni has received a sex change to become a woman, she still retains the walking and idling animations of a man.
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**During the concert, two large pictures of the cover from Collins' 1985 album ''[[wp:No Jacket Required|No Jacket Required]]'' can be seen in the background. ''No Jacket Required'' was recorded in 1984, the same year ''Vice City Stories'' takes place, which would make it Collins' "upcoming" album. However, "In the Air Tonight" is actually from Collins' 1981 album ''[[wp:Face Value (album)|Face Value]]''.
*The Forelli hitmen tearing the light-rigs are dressed like members of the [[Mendez Cartel]].
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*If the player adjusts the brightness settings on their television to the highest settings, they will see that the stadium is empty during the concert.
*As with [[So Long Schlong]], the first part of the mission (driving Reni to the airport) is made safer if you've purchased all the [[Empire Building]] sites, rendering the vehicles that spawn outside bulletproof, and transfer Reni into one before heading to the airport.
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*During the second part of the mission when Vic is on the lighting catwalk, two character models are used as another model of Vic can be seen standing at the stage entrance during Phil's performance.
*If you look carefully the guitarist is wearing a [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar]] shirt.
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*Despite Reni's sex change to become a woman, her character model retains the animations of a man.
*If you adjust the brightness in the settings or TV to the highest, at the end of the concert, you'll notice that the stadium is empty.
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*The Forelli hitmen sabotaging the lighting rigs have the same character models as the Mendez Cartel.
*The guitar the guitarist is using appears to be a Gibson SG, while the bassist appears to be using a Fender Precision Bass.
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*The guitar the guitarist is using appears to be a Gibson SG, while the bassist appears to be using a Fender Precision Bass. The guitarist is also wearing a [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar]] shirt.
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*Reni's quote "I'm a virgin, shiny and new" is a reference to Madonna's song ''Like a Virgin''.
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*Any vehicle that the hitmen enter will change colour to black. This will also affect vehicles which only have one colour, such as the [[Taxi]] and [[Forklift]].
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**However, it will not change the color of "special" vehicles such as the [[Police Car]] or the [[Ambulance]]. Possibly because unlike other games, their permanent color is set on their texture.
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*If the player visits the concert after this mission, the time will automatically be 2:00 once the concert is over, regardless of when the player arrived at the stadium.
   
 
==Video walkthrough==
 
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Latest revision as of 17:00, December 28, 2015


Phil: "Everything's good. I think. Unless Barry's got any more surprises in store."
Barry: "Hold on, mucker. You are gonna have to stop giving me a hard time."
Phil: "OK. No worries. You stop making people try to have me killed and I'll stop complaining about it."
Phil Collins discusses his recent mob troubles with his manager Barry Mickelthwaite

In the Air Tonight is the last mission in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories given to protagonist Victor Vance by avant garde film director Reni Wassulmaier from the Ocean View Hospital in Ocean Beach, Vice City.

MissionEdit

Reni has completed her fourth sex change and Phil Collins is going to perform his concert. Victor arrives at the hospital in Ocean Beach Reni asks him to drive her to the airport because she is now wanted dead by the Mendez Cartel.

Victor takes Reni to the airport terminal avoiding Diego Mendez's goons. Victor quickly drives over to the Hyman Memorial Stadium in Downtown to protect Phil whilst he performs his concert.

Upon arriving, Phil is already on stage and his manager, Barry Mickelthwaite, states his fear that Giorgio Forelli's hitmen will attempt to assassinate Phil. Vic heads further inside the stadium and spots someone trying to sabotage the lighting rigs. Vic, who has been forced to leave his weapons outside the stadium, fights off the attackers with his fists and Phil completes his concert intact.

Once the concert is over, Vic congratulates Phil and Barry agrees to pay Forelli the money he owes him.

Mission objectivesEdit

In order to complete the mission the player must:

  • Take Reni to the airport
  • Get to Phil's concert at the Stadium
  • They're cutting a cable! Stop them
  • They're cutting a cable! Stop them

RewardEdit

The reward for completing the mission is $3,000 and the mission Light My Pyre is unlocked. The player can also purchase a ticket for Phil Collins' concert by paying $6,000 at the stadium at any time.

TriviaEdit

  • The mission's name is an obvious reference to Phil Collins' song, In the Air Tonight, which he performs at the concert. The song can also be heard on the in-game radio station Emotion 98.3.
    • During the concert, two large pictures of the cover from Collins' 1985 album No Jacket Required can be seen in the background. No Jacket Required was recorded in 1984, the same year Vice City Stories takes place, which would make it Collins' "upcoming" album. However, "In the Air Tonight" is actually from Collins' 1981 album Face Value.
  • If the player adjusts the brightness settings on their television to the highest settings, they will see that the stadium is empty during the concert.
  • During the second part of the mission when Vic is on the lighting catwalk, two character models are used as another model of Vic can be seen standing at the stage entrance during Phil's performance.
  • Despite Reni's sex change to become a woman, her character model retains the animations of a man.
  • The Forelli hitmen sabotaging the lighting rigs have the same character models as the Mendez Cartel.
  • The guitar the guitarist is using appears to be a Gibson SG, while the bassist appears to be using a Fender Precision Bass. The guitarist is also wearing a Rockstar shirt.
  • Reni's quote "I'm a virgin, shiny and new" is a reference to Madonna's song Like a Virgin.
  • Any vehicle that the hitmen enter will change colour to black. This will also affect vehicles which only have one colour, such as the Taxi and Forklift.
    • However, it will not change the color of "special" vehicles such as the Police Car or the Ambulance. Possibly because unlike other games, their permanent color is set on their texture.
  • If the player visits the concert after this mission, the time will automatically be 2:00 once the concert is over, regardless of when the player arrived at the stadium.

Video walkthroughEdit

PS2 Version
GTA Vice City Stories - Walkthrough - Mission 56 - In The Air Tonight13:20

GTA Vice City Stories - Walkthrough - Mission 56 - In The Air Tonight

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