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Key To The City

Achieve 100% in "Game progress" statistic.

Key To The City+0.8
9 guidesOffline Game Mode - These achievements require play in game modes that do not necessitate a connection to any online services.Single Player - These achievements can be obtained by a single player.Collectable - These achievements are obtained by exploring the game environment to find a set of unique objects.Cumulative + - These achievements are obtained by repeatedly performing the same action or set of actions over time.Time Consuming - These achievements require at least 20 hours of play time to obtain.Buggy - - These achievements may unlock after the requirements have been met or not at all.
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this achievement is really not that hard, as long as you have patience, a little bid of combat skill and as long as you remember everything you've done
so first of all you want to do the following:

*beat all story missions (94) these ones require some skill, but arent impossible. you know you are done with this as soon as you get the "You won!" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVYou Won!CompletedJeroenThe You Won! achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 95 pointsComplete the final mission.

*once you are done with this you want to complete all 10 of Little Jacob's courier package jobs. you can start these after the mission Shadow, early in the game. you are done with this as soon as you get the "Courier service" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVCourier ServiceCompletedJeroenThe Courier Service achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 20 pointsComplete all 10 package delivery jobs.

*then you want to start to check your emails from brucie, which you can do after the mission Logging on. he will send you some emails about 10 vehicles he wants to be stolen. if you send him a possitive reaction you will begin the mission. you are done with this as soon as you unlock the "Order Fullfilled" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVOrder FulfilledCompletedJeroenThe Order Fulfilled achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 18 pointsComplete all 10 Exotic Export orders.

*now you should start to check your text messages from Stevie. he'll send you the locations of 30 vehicles he wants to be stolen. check out youtube for the locations. when you steel one of the vehicles the game will tell you and you want to go to your garage in Bohan and park your vehicle in here. you dont have to worry about this once you have the "You Got the Message" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVYou Got The MessageCompletedJeroenThe You Got The Message achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 57 pointsDeliver all 30 cars ordered through text message.

*now we want to look for some police cars. steel one and access the computer. you should go to current crimes and choose one. now you start a mission in which you must kill some criminals. complete 20 crimes and youre done with this and you obtain the "Cleaned the Mean Streets" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVCleaned The Mean StreetsCompletedJeroenThe Cleaned The Mean Streets achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 46 pointsCapture 20 criminals through the police computer.

*now we keep our police car and we're going to look for the most wanted. there will be 10 criminals you want to visite and to shut up. once you are done with the first 10, you should go to the other islands (alderny (west), algonquin (middle) and Bohan/Dukes/Broker (East)) and complete the remaining 20 most wanted missions and you should get the "Manhunt" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVManhuntCompletedJeroenThe Manhunt achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 35 pointsComplete the most wanted side missions from the police computer.

*now we should go to alderny (the left island) and, after you have completed the mission Truck Hustle, there should be an Assassination mission on your map. you will need to complete all 9 missions and you will obtain the "Assassin's Creed" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVAssassin's GreedCompletedJeroenThe Assassin's Greed achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 35 pointsComplete all 9 assassin missions.

*now you should call brucie to do some races. you need to complete at least 9 of them. but you may want to do 11 more so you get the "Genetically Superior" achievement (THIS IS NOT NEEDED FOR THE KEY TO THE CITY ACHIEVEMENT, but if youre going for achievements, why not grab this one on your way)
Grand Theft Auto IVGenetically SuperiorCompletedJeroenThe Genetically Superior achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 78 pointsCome first in 20 singleplayer street races.

*the next thing to do is doing all the random character missions. you can find the locations of these on youtube (YOU DO NOT NEED TO COMPLETE THE MISSIONS FROM IVAN, CHERISE, CLARENCE AND JEFF) you have met all 10 strangers at least once once you get the "No more Strangers" achievement (BUT YOU'LL NEED TO COMPLETE EVERY MISSION OF THEM)
Grand Theft Auto IVNo More StrangersCompletedJeroenThe No More Strangers achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 16 pointsMeet all random characters.

*now you can start to hang out with your friends Brucie, Little Jacob and Packie. call them and complete every activity with these 3 friends at least once (thats about 30 activities) there is no Achievement for this, but you will obtain the "Dial B for bomb", "That's How We Roll!" and "Retail Therapy" achievements when you unlock their special abilities (THIS IS ALSO NEEDED FOR 100%) you may as well hang out with your two other friends (if they are still alive) and grab the "Liberty City (5)" achievement (not needed for 100%)
Grand Theft Auto IVDial B For BombCompletedJeroenThe Dial B For Bomb achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 21 pointsUnlock the special ability of phoning for a bomb to be placed.

Grand Theft Auto IVRetail TherapyCompletedJeroenThe Retail Therapy achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 17 pointsUnlock the special ability of buying guns from a friend.

Grand Theft Auto IVThat's How We Roll!CompletedJeroenThe That's How We Roll! achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 20 pointsUnlock the special ability of helicopter.

*now we're going to play some games and we must win a FULL game of bowling with a friend, a game of darts and a game of pool which gives you the "Pool Shark" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVPool SharkCompletedJeroenThe Pool Shark achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 13 pointsBeat a friend at pool.

*now you should look for a QUB3D machine (there is one at the strip club in Bohan) and play this mini game. when you beat the high score (11000) you get the "King of QUB3D" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVKing of QUB3DCompletedJeroenThe King of QUB3D achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 28 pointsBeat the High Score in QUB3D.

if you did everything correctly so far, you should have 95%, two more things to do

*one of the harder things to do is to complete all stunt jumps. find a list of them on youtube and start completing all 50 of them and you'll get the "Dare Devil" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVDare DevilCompletedJeroenThe Dare Devil achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 107 pointsComplete 100% of the unique stunt jumps.

*now the hardest and most boring thing to do: find and eliminate all 200 pigeons. i would really recommend to use the list on youtube from Roosterteeth. killing these pigeons is time wasting and boring and will often get you the cops after your ass, but will give you the "Endangered Species" achievement
Grand Theft Auto IVEndangered SpeciesCompletedJeroenThe Endangered Species achievement in Grand Theft Auto IV worth 198 pointsCollect every hidden package in the game.

and then finally you will get the "Key to the City" achievement
i hope this guide helps :D
Tha dumb g00seFound another solid guide for this earlier but still read this one over. Looks like everything is correct, nice job.
Posted by Tha dumb g00se on 21 Feb 11 at 22:29
TheWelshHuntYeah correct A+, mr the dumb goose, this is not school lol, what a cracking guide this is!
Very good job mate, everything is down to a T, nice and easy to follow, well done
Posted by TheWelshHunt on 27 Jul 12 at 09:14
iquilla79tried different guides, but this one is really the best. wish i had this guide from the beginning. Thanks a lot
Posted by iquilla79 on 22 Oct 12 at 21:54
ViewtifullI dont know if anyone will respond to this but im having a HUGE problem I am 95% done with the game and I have all the achievements I'm assuming im missing random characters but I need major help if someone could review some ideas with me that would be very helpful thanks alot.
Posted by Viewtifull on 12 Feb 13 at 18:14
pezza888Great guide, do you also need to get a turkey in bowling?
Posted by pezza888 on 28 Mar 13 at 21:57
ZymoticUmmm... Cool? What happens when I do all of this and I still need 5%?
Posted by Zymotic on 29 May 13 at 14:50
zKyle xXIm on 96% and ive done everything in the guide.. Ffs I new this would happen.
Posted by zKyle xX on 25 Jun 13 at 23:13
NawtyCawtyNice guide. I was stuck on 98.33% for ages, then I played Packie at pool and it popped, and he even beat me! I still havn't got the turkey in bowling and this popped for me.
Posted by NawtyCawty on 04 Aug 13 at 01:36
pezza888Is there anything you HAVE to do before you finish the main story? On other words will I need a new playthrough or can I just continue afterwards?
Posted by pezza888 on 07 Jan 14 at 19:45
JonkerWould be a lot better if you removed your gamer id from the achievement links so everyone can see which ones are missing. Otherwise amazing guide, thanks a lot! +1
Posted by Jonker on 09 Jul 19 at 15:38