We are definitely not about to see the end of the cult of Grand Theft Auto V. It is not a question of sales or attendance this time, but of a real work of art revealed a few days ago.
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It is a job that will have required more than 400 hours of investment. Dom Riccobene, American Product Designer living in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico, managed to recreate a 3D printed map of the entire GTA V single player map.. The job finished, after weeks of teasing on his Instagram account, he broadcast the presentation video of this pharaonic project: everything had to be scanned using a personalized script and then run the 3D printer for about 125 hours.
– Dom Riccobene (@DomRiccobene) August 6, 2021
This exact replica of the playing area measures 50 x 75 cm, consists of twenty tiles, each representing more than 800 Mb of 3D data.
Extremely detailed, and frankly very impressive, it is part of a global project born at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, to deal with it. He has indeed started the same project with Red Dead Redemption 2. He has so far spent 200 hours on it. We can’t wait to see the results. And find out what Rockstar thinks about it. Admit it would be nice in an office …