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- Playboy X's Missions

Grand Theft Auto 4 Walkthrough and Guide

by Michael Monette  

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Grand Theft Auto 4 Guide - Playboy X's Missions (Agonquin)

You'll get a message from Playboy sometime after the completion of “Blow Your Cover” in Elizabeta's mission line. Hit the marker outside of his home in Northwood, Algonquin—denoted on the radar by the ‘X' symbol—to start a mission.

Mission 1: Deconstruction for Beginners

First you'll need to pick up the weapons Playboy left in an alleyway in Castle Gardens, which is at the south end of the city. Make your way over there and get into the marked vehicle to collect the weapons. Afterwards, step onto the nearby lift and use the controls to raise it up to the rooftop. There are three lookouts in the construction site below, each of whom is marked on your radar. Use the Sniper Rifle to scan the area below and take out each lookout with a headshot. They'll all remain stationary, so it's easy pickings. When all three are down, step onto the platform and lower it back down to the alleyway.



There are four union leaders in the construction site that must be eliminated. The Sniper Rifle will definitely come in handy for this task, but use it sparingly. Creep through the construction site gate and take cover behind something once you've been spotted. The first union leader will come down to assist the workers in the initial area, so you'll be able to hang back and snipe him.

The second union leader is up on the building in the distance with about a dozen workers. Clear out the remaining workers and then head up the ramp alongside the building site. There is a health pack at the top of the ramp, so patch yourself up with it before moving on. Niko will automatically seek cover when you reach next area. The grenades will come in handy here, particularly against the two workers to the left of your cover. Throw a few grenades to clear out the workers around your cover, then swap for the Sniper Rifle and kill the second union leader.

Construction Site

Union Leader

The third union leader is just around the corner. Eliminate each and every worker in the area before eliminating this leader. Once the third leader is down, a helicopter packed with reinforcements arrives and the last guy makes a run for it. Don't turn back and head for the ramp, just continue moving along to the end of the building. There's a health pack near a stack of spool tables along the way, so keep an eye out. The fleeing union leader is traveling on-foot, so there's no need to rush; just concentrate on killing the enemies on the rooftop to clear the path. When the area is clear of hostiles, take out your Sniper Rifle and eliminate the union leader before he can get away.

Mission 2: Photo Shoot

Playboy X needs you to silence someone for him, though he is unable to provide a differential description of the target. So, make your way to the spot across from the basketball courts on Exeter Avenue, bring up your cell phone, select “Camera” from the menu and snap a picture of the group of people depicted in the cutscene. You can't get too close to the group or they will become suspicious. Stand in the middle of the road, between the two lanes, to take the picture, then send it to Playboy and wait for his call. If you captured the correct group in the photo, Playboy will give you a call and identify the target. He'll tell you what Marlon is wearing, at which point a marker will appear over Marlon's head.



Ideally you still have the Sniper Rifle from the previous mission; if so simply snipe Marlon to complete the mission. Marlon and his friends are all carrying weapons, and Marlon will flee at the first sign of danger, so take him out quickly if you are unable to from afar. The mission is complete once Marlon has been taken down.

Mission 3: The Holland Play…

This mission becomes available shortly after the “Undress to Kill” mission in Dwayne's mission line. Playboy X wants Dwayne dead, and he wants you to do it. Great. Give Dwayne a call after the cutscene, and then call Playboy X. You're faced with a choice here: kill Playboy X, or kill Dwayne. This isn't a very tough choice if you are aware of the reward for each beforehand. If you kill Dwayne, you get a $25,000 payment from Playboy X and nothing more. If you kill Playboy, you get his loft in Algonquin, Dwayne as a friend, and eventually Dwayne's backup ability, which allows you to call for backup. If you're looking for authorial advice, kill Playboy X, as the reward is much greater, and $25,000 isn't much this far in the game.

When you've made your choice, visit either Playboy X at his loft in Northwood, or Dwayne at his 2nd floor apartment in Northwood. If you choose to kill Dwayne, he doesn't put up a fight; just stroll into his apartment and take him down. Playboy X, on the other hand, is armed and surrounded by his friends. He'll flee once you've dealt with his friends, too, forcing you to chase him into the streets. A van full of Playboy's friends will try to halt your pursuit, so be careful. Playboy will trap himself in a nearby alleyway, so follow him there and end it.

Playboy X



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Nov 13th 2015 Guest
Want is his number
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Mar 18th 2016 Guest
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Jun 24th 2014 Guest
Good Kill Playboy X's Get in Safehouse Playboy X's
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Jul 6th 2013 Guest
His loft is epic
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Jun 27th 2013 Guest
to all those who killed dwayne. you are SCUM.
ID #293196
Nov 26th 2012 Guest
Dammit, I killed Dwayne instead.
ID #212903
Aug 12th 2012 Guest
well i cant get anymore dwaynen missons because i only did one please help me
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Jul 31st 2012 Guest
KIll the ass hole playboy
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Jul 7th 2012 Guest
un truko es estar montado en un carro macukado y aser el truko de la vida XD espero k les sirva
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Jun 14th 2012 Guest
That's gross having gay sex
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May 15th 2012 Guest
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Mar 24th 2012 Guest
Kill Playboy X. Dwayne will come to you house and smoke a blunt with you. You can talk about how both your fathers used to beat you. And then have gay sex. It's awesome!
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Jan 28th 2012 Francis Coquelin
After completing 'Blow your cover' mission, i received a text from Playboy X. After some time i tried to call him after reading the text, and his phone always goes on voice mail, and the X symbol never appeared on my radar. What to do? in fact there is no symbol of any other person on my radar...
ID #109929
Jan 21st 2012 saifeldin
killing playboy x makes you:
1. Have his loft
2.dwayne as a friend
3.dwayne special ability by sending 2 gangsters to help you out

Killing Dwayne makes you:
get $25000 and nothing else

I killed playboy because he always cares about the paper
ID #107841
Jan 6th 2012 Guest
[spoiler][/spoiler] if your gonna kill playboy take out the guys in the living room and when those guys are dead just throw a grenade out in the balcony to kill playboy without having to chase him throw it as far right as possible without going out the living room or you will need to chase him
ID #103544
Jan 1st 2012 Guest
you people r stupid if u cant find him on the map and if you didnt get it im all the way up to mission # 82
ID #101502
Dec 8th 2011 Guest
what do you do when you kill playboy x
ID #93521
Dec 3rd 2011 Guest
im the best in gtaIV
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Oct 21st 2011 Guest
dang i beat the game once and killed dwayne bad mistake KILL PLAYBOY X!!!!
ID #81879
Oct 18th 2011 Guest
help me out please
when i go to marked place (playboy x or unknown) the mission wont select. what is wrong with this game. i don't know.....please help...
ID #81169
Sep 11th 2011 Guest
Ur all dumb asses kill dwayne playboy cool
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Aug 24th 2011 Guest
You'll be better killing Playboy coz if u kill Dwayne, then u only get $2500, whereas if u kill playboy X, u get playboy's mansion, Dwayne as a friend and u also get Dwayne's back up boys. Kill mr X!!!!!!!!!!
ID #69842
Jul 25th 2011 Guest
shut up just find out NOOBS
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Jul 20th 2011 Guest
kill playboy x trust me!!!!
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Jun 22nd 2011 Guest
just kill playboy x
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Jun 21st 2011 Guest
otimo,me ajudou um monte,abracao amigo
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May 28th 2011 Guest
wtf? amatuers. I bet most of you are 11 years old. Why not just play the game and find out instead of mincin about looking for walkthroughs?
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May 22nd 2011 Guest
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May 5th 2011 Guest
kill playboy x because u get his apartment and hot tub outside its pretty cool and 2500 dollars isnt that much
ID #41525
Apr 27th 2011 aussie pride!
you people are all idiots unless you want to complete the game 100% don't worry about those missions
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Apr 10th 2011 Guest
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Apr 2nd 2011 Guest
how many story missions
ID #35383
Mar 6th 2011 Guest
Dwayne is a bad ass he said his mother was beaten by his father plus he will give you men what a bad ass!!!!!!
ID #31680
Feb 24th 2011 Guest
je moet van die geld wagens opblazen
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Feb 22nd 2011 Guest
i killed playboy man i got 100% of the game and i'm 11 year old!!!!
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Feb 7th 2011 Guest
I killed Playboy x..Man It's cool. You can play pool with your friends in his loft...You can change clothes,save game...and Watch tv on a like 50' Tv. Killing Dwayne ONLY gives you $25,000...which is not much. And also...If you kill playboy..Dwayne becomes your friend and If you reach a good relationship with him...You can call him and he will send a car full of hitman for you to use.
ID #28355
Feb 3rd 2011 Guest
at what point in the game do you meet playboy
ID #27869
Jan 14th 2011 Guest
click to reveal
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Jan 13th 2011 Guest
I killed playboy trust me killing him was the best thing I ever did so far
ID #25242
Oct 24th 2010 Guest
if you are dealing with packie your not up to playboy x yet. you need to meet elizabetha first. Im not sure what to do 1 person says if you kill playboy x you get his loft and dwayne for backup if you kill dwayne u get 25,000 and thats it but another person said if u kill dwayne u get 25,000 and then playboy x gives you men ? is that true cause if it is i'd rather kill dwayne. hahah help me outtttt!
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Aug 16th 2010 Guest
if your working with packie then am i past the killing playboy x? and dwayne?
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Aug 11th 2010 Guest
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Aug 7th 2010 Guest
Kill Playboy, Dwayne gives you playboys mansion as a safehouse.
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Jul 30th 2010 Guest
uh uhhhhh i didnt get that ?!?!
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Jul 24th 2010 Guest
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Jul 23rd 2010 Guest
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Jul 16th 2010 Guest
sa fait quoi si ont tue dwayne
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