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How To Lose Friends And Alienate People? is a Liberty Tree newspaper article on the official manual of Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (from page 8 to 11). The article was published on October 30, 1998 and introduces the multiplayer mode of the game.

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HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE?
Become a Multiplaying Badass

Always wanted to smack your friend around a little, destroy the car your neighbor is about to purchase at the car dealer or even drive a tank around the city? Well Mayor Hole is giving you that opportunity. For a one week period only Liberty City is opening up for absolute legal mayhem in celebration of his 59th birthday which will happen later this year.
As part of the birthday celebrations all readers of Liberty Tree will have the chance to enter the Multi-play Competition. Detailed prize mayhem missions are laid out over the next 2 pages.

NOTICE:
To start a multiplayer game, press the Start button at any time and select “Multiplayer”.

WI-FI EXPOSED
Software titles that support Wi-Fi functionality allow you to communicate with other PSP™ systems, download data and

compete against other players via connection to a wireless local area network (WLAN). You can adjust the network settings to allow connection to a wireless local area network. Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is only playable through Ad Hoc mode.


LIBERTY CITY SURVIVOR


Are you a hater and not a lover? If so then you are going to die to be involved in this game.

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Every man for themselves - Kill the other players.

The first player to reach the Kill Limit or have the most kills when the Time Limit has been reached wins the game.
Killing another player earns you a point but kill yourself and a point will be deducted.
Or team up and kill the opposing gang members.
The first gang to reach the Kill Limit or have the most kills when the Time Limit has been reached wins the game.



PROTECTION RACKET


Love your car like a lady? Would you protect it with your life and some obvious military power? Now you have the chance to prove your commitment, but not just to one beauty but to four sparkling limos.

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Infiltrate and destroy four limos at the opposing team's base.
Defend the four limos at your base from incoming Attackers.
The game is played in two rounds.
Each team will automatically be assigned in the Defending or Attacking roles.
A timer displayed onscreen will measure the time it takes for the Attacking team to destroy the base in the first round.
Once all four cars in the Defenders’ base have been destroyed, the roles of the Attacking & Defending teams will switch and the second round will begin.

The time it took for the base to be destroyed the first round will now be displayed onscreen and will be counting down.
The new Attacking team must now destroy the base within this time limit or the other team will win the game.


GET STRETCH


I want, I want, I want. Why not have everything that you desire? Today you desire your friend’s shiny new car, unfortunately they also desire yours.

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Each team must steal their opposing team’s car and return it to their own base while protecting their own team car from being stolen.
You can return your own team car by driving it back to base or by destroying it.
Your team car will automatically be returned to your base after a short period of time if it is unattended by the opposing team.
You must have both team cars on your base to enable a successful capture.
The first team to reach the Capture Limit or make the most captures within the Time Limit wins the game.


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TANKS FOR THE MEMORIES


Make your friends jealous, so jealous that they want to destroy you? Get the biggest military tank that the Mayor will give you and watch them try.

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Players must try to survive as long as possible if they are inside the tank to try and reach the target Tank Time.
Other players who are not in the tank must try to destroy the tank as quickly as possible.
The player outside of the tank who inflicts the most damage to the tank will be spawned inside the tank in the next round.
There is only one tank per round.
In the first round, all players will have the same chance to get to the tank for the first time.
Once the tank is occupied, the player who causes the most damage to the tank will be placed in the tank for the next round.
The first player to reach the target Tank Time of remaining inside a tank wins the game.


THE HIT LIST


Stop the press: Fact, pet peeves kill people, especially when your peeve is people. Tall, short, fat or thin you have no prejudice of whom or how many people you hate. This mission could worth getting out of bed for!!

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Kill the Marked player as quickly as possible. Survive as long as possible when you are the Mark.
In the first round, one player will be chosen randomly as the Mark, all other players must try to kill the Marked player as quickly as possible.
Once a Marked player has been killed, a different player will be randomly chosen to be the Mark.
Making a successful kill on a Marked player will award you with extra time that is added to your survival time at the end of the game.
Once all players have been Marked and killed, the player with the longest survival time wins.
The Marked player's vehicle will take damage over time.


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STREET RAGE


Darling I am just taking the car out for a spin, stretch her legs a little!

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Players must drive through the checkpoints to get to the finish line first. Players are allowed to change vehicles and shoot other players to win the race.
Players will be automatically respawned in a vehicle on the track after a short period of time if they do not have a vehicle or if they have been killed.
The player that finishes the race first wins.


THE WEDDING LIST


If you were to marry yourself this could be the perfect wedding gift.

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This is a Free For All game where players must collect cars scattered throughout the city and deliver them to shipping crates.
Only players in the vehicles to be collected will know the destinations of the shipping crates.
Cash is awarded based on the condition of the cars when they are delivered. Once all the cars have been collected and delivered, the player with the most cash wins this game mode.


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