GTA Online Character Creation

Tom Mc Shea combines the genes from both his parents in an attempt to make his own GTA Online character.

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cobnobbler95
cobnobbler95

Personally, I really liked GTA Online's character creation system. I feel that it's about getting back to reality, and keeping GTA 5 in the forerunner seat for the most realistic game. For example - when your parents made you, did a doctor hand them a default avatar and a set of adjusting sliders? Nope. They had to be a little more "hands-on" and "in-depth" (sorry, couldn't resist!) The idea of genealogy just adds another layer of realism. Now, I will admit that there are many kinks to be worked out. Rockstar needs to smooth the visuals and fix the tools. Plus, some new models for grandparents would be nice. Simply put, everyone's starting to look the same, because no one wants to be fugly. A few extra grandparents (that players would actually use!) would help with diversity. You might say the gene pool could use a little chlorine, lol. Anyway - I'm very fond of the blunt realism. You put these two people together, and they'll certainly make offspring. What's variable is whether or not it's something you want to look at. So, dissatisfied with your avatar's appearance? Play the system! Find what works! I don't know about you, but as a customization junkie, I love making characters. I like to work and evaluate my work until I'd be proud to put my name to my product. I feel that GTA Online gives me a whole new challenge in sculpting my next favorite character.

PayneKiller
PayneKiller

LMAO Tom said "maybe just for tax purposes, slightly more illegal work than legal work"
AHAHAAHAHA that life

MalakTawus
MalakTawus

Just 6 words: this character creation system is SHITTY.

LilSluger
LilSluger

Yes characters are being deleted over and over, Rockstar is fixing on that, they're only humen just give them time. Should be a patch tomorrow. On the side not yea your character looks fugly but it sure beats gta4 "creation" style. It's weird but it's different,  but who gots time to look at urself when you're killing and robbing people!

chrdmau
chrdmau

On another note.. Just wondering if anyone has had their characters deleted over and over? Last night I played for hours (ranked to lvl 10 and had $30,000). logged back on this morning and it told me to make a new character, lost everything. So I chalked it up as a loss and made a new one. Just recently got back to lvl8 and my game froze after a mission! Logged back on and everything is gone again! 15+ hours of game play for nothing. It makes my start over and watch the intro to online every time! :-\

toquixi
toquixi

I randomise until my charecter doesn't look like michael jackson, this realy is shit, the person who came up with this concept should be shot in the foot

elandido
elandido

I was so goddamn excited for custom GTA characters. Pfft.

While it's certainly a new, interesting approach, if they were going to go this route they need far more options, and less fugly ones at that. We've been trying to make a foxy black woman for a half hour now. Every woman looks transgender (which is fine, just not what I'm going for), and double that for every non-white woman. I actually find it insulting on a number of levels. Worst ever in a game this century, no exaggeration.

jacobg8857
jacobg8857

This is the stupidest/shittiest character creator made, I have seen in any game. Perhaps the worst ever in a video game.......

"chipface-z  This is the stupidest character creator ever made.  I'd say R* should learn a lesson from Saints Row ".   I agree! 


Keithy211
Keithy211

This character creation is the worst than any other game I have ever played.

Ark1of712
Ark1of712

Well we're all going to be brothers, because who the hell wouldn't choose Marston?

jusedi
jusedi

You can pick John Marston as a dad.... Enough said...

teethofthesea
teethofthesea

So you don't get to create your character? Only your characters parents?

HapiJoel
HapiJoel

This looks like a fun way to spice up character creation...look forward to trying it out when I eventually fork out for GTA5

St0Ne4Ge
St0Ne4Ge

This is the shittiest character creator I have seen in any game ever, it's so fucking stupid and unnecessary. I was thoroughly facepalming through the whole process.

dipdish
dipdish

Wow. I just didn't expect this much. It's great!

LeCage
LeCage

Randomise is the only way to go. 

chipface-z
chipface-z

This is the stupidest character creator ever made.  I'd say R* should learn a lesson from Saints Row but they could learn a less from any other game with customizable characters and it would be better than this piece of shit.

Wizallah
Wizallah

Folks on twitch have been playing online all day and it looks like a blast so at least we know it actually works. Just keep trying i guess.

itsnivlem
itsnivlem

my character looks like that guys character

Revenant_K
Revenant_K

Tip:  1.Skip the character creation.

         2. Get into the game.

         3. Find a gas mark.

Kinguard73
Kinguard73

This has to be one of the worse Char creations I have ever seen. I fought so hard just to make my char look half way decent. Not only that but they said we could be decendant of Morrison from RR and no option for that either.. just pure junk UI.

TehUndeadHorror
TehUndeadHorror

You know when you went into Oblivion, just to make the worst looking character possible? GTA V does it by default.

DonRoosevelt
DonRoosevelt

This character creation is disgusting... these models looks awful!

GLOK1132
GLOK1132

SO has anyone actually been able to play online yet.  I can't get it to work.

dominoodle
dominoodle

It's unique but... when it comes to making a character you like it's nearly impossible.

Tee_Mal
Tee_Mal

Games overrated, not by this site, but in general.

Batnut92
Batnut92

Oh I know this Character Creation very well...Considering that's the only part I've seen of this damn game! EVERYTIME I get going on that first mandatory racing mission, I get booted. Seriously, I knew there would be problems but to not even be able to play the first mission, THat's frustrating!


MJ12-Conspiracy
MJ12-Conspiracy

I actually kinda like the character creator...IDK maybe if the ancestors were all named like from Rockstar's other games and GTA series it would actually seem more interesting, IDK though the son of Catalina and Carl Jonson would be one insane guy.....on the other hand the child of Ken Rosenberg and Tanya [from GTA5] would be all twacked lol I mean the possibilities are pretty endless.....

I like this style character creator because even with a ton of hands on you still get a random character.....I mean it beats getting a generic character and not being able to change his/her look.....

Medievaldes
Medievaldes

I don't see the point to mess with parents stuff for a character creation.

Elnath10
Elnath10

Tthe grandparents stuff is really crazy!

Judzilla
Judzilla

Oh God! MY SON'S NAME IS OLIVER!

< :O

HipHopBeats
HipHopBeats

The character creator for this is pure shit. Perhaps the worst ever in a video game.

Coren_Larken
Coren_Larken

Woo! Can't wait to try this out in an hour...if I can get on. Thanks for the video, Tom!

HonorOfGod
HonorOfGod

Tom drop that controller right now! step away from that copy of GtA ...NOW

Rev1t
Rev1t

@Kinguard73 It's shitty, that's right, but you can choose John Marston as your dad. You just have to go to dad and press Y to get the 'special dad' option....est voila. 

Biscuit__Head
Biscuit__Head

I like mine , although he's wearing socks n sandals lol

X-RS
X-RS

@Batnut92

wut do u expect when a game sells 800 mill?

Seriously this is nothing new in teh www. Shit happens all the tiem with bug launches

MysteryJ0ker
MysteryJ0ker

@HipHopBeats 

Just have to wait for the PC version. I'm sure the modding community will expand on it tenfold.

Gamerhomer
Gamerhomer

@HipHopBeats  

IDK I have been playing about with it and you can create the look you want just not as rapid, takes more time.

Tee_Mal
Tee_Mal

@soccerpzn @Tee_Mal Basically I feel a 9 is about right, but site's giving it a 10 and stuff is not accurate.

19James89
19James89

@HonorOfGod Wii U!

The only console to play the game on. Only Noobs play Rayman on a PS3.