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Cheat Codes
Main Cheats:

GESUNDHEIT = Health Cheat
TURTOISE (or TORTOISE, in 1.1) = Armor Cheat

Weather Cheats:

ILiKESCOTLAND = Fog Thickness Level 1
ILOVESCOTLAND = Fog Thickness Level 2
PEASOUP = Fog Thickness Level 3

Pedestrian Cheats:

NOBODYLIKESME = Peds Want To Kill You
WEAPONSFORALL = Peds Pack Heat (Carry Weapons)

Other Cheats:

NOPOLICEPLEASE = Wanted Level Down
CORNERSLIKEMAD = Better Driving Code
ILIKEDRESSINGUP = Change Character
BANGBANGBANG = Blow Up Cars Around You

Unknown Cheats:

NASTYLIMBCHEAT = Nastier Limb Removal?
MADWEATHER = Time Speeds Up?
BOOOOORING = Unknown (Time Slows Down?)

Contributed By: rezolution
Full Armor for Version 1.1
If you have the 1.1 update (came out 27/06/02), the full armor code, turtoise, has been changed to tortoise.
Contributed By: Edwards
Flame-Thrower At Your Hideout
Complete 20 fire mission on each island to get a flame thrower at each hideout.
Contributed By: XPLICIT187
Hidden Package Rewards
Each of these weapons are unlocked at your hideout after getting a certain number of hidden packages.
UnlockableHow to Unlock
AK47 at HideoutFind 70 Hidden Packages
Armor at HideoutFind 50 Hidden Packages
Grenades at HideoutFind 30 Hidden Packages
M16 at HideoutFind 90 Hidden Packages
Molotovs at HideoutFind 60 Hidden Packages
Pistol at HideoutFind 10 Hidden Packages
Rocket Launcher at HideoutFind 100 Hidden Packages
Shotgun at HideoutFind 40 Hidden Packages
Sniper Rifle at HideoutFind 80 Hidden Packages
Uzi at HideoutFind 20 Hidden Packages

Contributed By: trustno1
Police Bribes At Hideout
Complete 10 vigilante missions on one island to get a police bribe at your hieout. Complete 20 vigilante missions on each island to get a total of 6 police bribes at each hideout.
Contributed By: XPLICIT187
Unlock The Borgine Taxi
Complete at least 100 taxi missions to unlock a new, faster taxi.
Contributed By: XPLICIT187
Get to Staunton Island at the very beginning of the game.
If you want to go to Staunton Island, but don't want to have to complete the missions in portland, then first enter the code chittychittybb. Next, steal a police car and head onto the broken freeway. Go as fast as you can and when you reach the broken part your car will begin to hover. All you do now is just make sure you don't land in the water and then you're in Staunton Island without completing any missions.
Contributed By: spankyx5000
Unlimited time in Taxi Missions
Start a Taxi Mission, pick up someone, and drop em' off. Now, go to pick someone else up, but make sure they don't get in your taxi until the time is at exactly 0 seconds left. The timer should disappear, but the passenger will not leave your vehicle. You can now continue doing taxi missions without the timer, until you quit the mission or blow up your cab.
Contributed By: James Bond Nightfire
Ambulance Mission Rewards
Complete 35 ambulance missions to get a heart at your hideout.

Complete 70 ambulance missions to get an adrenaline pill at your hideout.

Get onto Level 12 in an ambulance mission and you will get the infinite run cheat.
Contributed By: XPLICIT187
Customize game music
If you're sick of the regular in game radio stations, you can customize the game with your own MP3s. In the GTAIII folder, look for a folder called MP3. Place all the songs you want into this folder. The next time the game is started, scroll through the radio stations until you get to the last one. A new station should appear, which will play all your personal MP3 songs.

Contributed By: sirck
Do Taxi Missions with a Different Car
Drive up to a taxi in the car you intend to use. Get in the taxi, press and hold CAPS LOCK. Still holding CAPS LOCK, get out of the taxi and get in the car you started with. Let go of the CAPS LOCK key and now you can do taxi missions in that car.
Contributed By: Sean A198
Easy Fire Truck Missions
Steal a fire truck and begin the Firefighter mode. When you are assigned a new fire to put out, press F1 to start a replay, then F1 again to cancel it. The fire will be immediately extinguished.
Contributed By: MWhite
Easy Vigilante Missions
When in a police car, enforcer, fbi car, or rhino, start the vigilante missions. Drive close to the target vehicle, and press ESC to call up the options menu. Choose 'Resume Game', and when the game resumes, your target will stop his/her vehicle and get out, making them much easier to kill.
Contributed By: MWhite
Editing car stats
In the GTAIII-directory there should be a subdirectory called data. In this directory, you will find the file handling.cfg, and others, containing the stats for different cars and objects.

Here you can change the weight of the car (column A, higher is better) and it's crash damage multiplier (column Y, lower is better, 0 means no crash damage), in order to make any car have the weight of a tank, and take no damage from crashes.

The file itself gives good pointers towards which values should be changed, and you should backup any files you intend to edit. The limits mentioned in the file are just recommendations, you really can put in anything you want. When done, just restart the game, and you edited police car will push vehicles like a Fire Engine, and take absolutely no damage from crashing.
Contributed By: Tippis
Fit More Cars Into Your Garage
In your second hideout put in two cars into the garage. Then get out and walk up to the door so it opens. Get into the third car and drive it in before the door closes.
Contributed By: XPLICIT187
Free Repairs
Take a damaged car to your garage. Exit the garage, watch the door close, and then open it up again. Your car will be repaired.
Contributed By: Rx5000
moon cheat
When the moon is visible at night you can shoot it with your sniper rifle to make it grow larger or shrink.
Contributed By: Juggz
Tip for Entering Codes
Codes can still be entered while the game is paused (at the menu screen). Hit Esc to pause the game, then type the codes desired. The codes' effects will take place once you unpause. This trick does work for entering multiple codes at once, and is especially useful when you must enter codes quickly.
Contributed By: NTsui

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