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* [[DJ Mister Cee]] of [[The Beat 102.7]] once referred to Alderney as "Al-Dirty", a play on the New Jersey nickname "Dirty Jerz".
 
* [[DJ Mister Cee]] of [[The Beat 102.7]] once referred to Alderney as "Al-Dirty", a play on the New Jersey nickname "Dirty Jerz".
 
* Some dialogue in the game refers to Alderney as “Guernsey” (Guernsey is another neighboring Channel Island to Jersey, just as Alderney is), suggesting that, at some point in GTA IV's development, the state may have carried its GTA 1 name of "New Guernsey"; "Guernsey" may, however, simply be a nickname for the state. James Pegorino mentions both names in the [[Payback (GTA IV)|Payback]] mission cutscene.
 
* Some dialogue in the game refers to Alderney as “Guernsey” (Guernsey is another neighboring Channel Island to Jersey, just as Alderney is), suggesting that, at some point in GTA IV's development, the state may have carried its GTA 1 name of "New Guernsey"; "Guernsey" may, however, simply be a nickname for the state. James Pegorino mentions both names in the [[Payback (GTA IV)|Payback]] mission cutscene.
* Although Alderney's police officers wear a different uniform from those in the LCPD, they still drive the same Liberty City Police vehicles.
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* Although Alderney's police officers wear a different uniform from those in the LCPD, they still drive the same [[LCPD in GTA IV Era|Liberty City Police]] vehicles.
 
* Alderney is considered a very poor and not needed state. In the in-game internet it's stated that not even a terrorist would want to live in Alderney.
 
* Alderney is considered a very poor and not needed state. In the in-game internet it's stated that not even a terrorist would want to live in Alderney.
 
* It's stated in 'The Episodes from Liberty City' instruction manual that Alderney is a dreary suburbia with Industrial wastelands and strip malls.
 
* It's stated in 'The Episodes from Liberty City' instruction manual that Alderney is a dreary suburbia with Industrial wastelands and strip malls.

Revision as of 06:55, 4 August 2010

STATE
State of Alderney
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Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto IV
The Lost and Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
Name: State of Alderney
Capital: Alderney City
Motto: Industrial wasteland meets suburban hell.

{{infobox state| |image = [[Image:Alderney Map.png|200px]] |games = [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]
[[The Lost and Damned]]
[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] |name = State of Alderney |capital = [[Alderney City]] |governor = |pop = |size = |established = |motto = ''Industrial wasteland meets suburban hell.'' }} '''Alderney''' is an [[United States of America|American]] state located to the west of [[Liberty City in GTA IV Era|Liberty City]]. Although the two states are completely independent from one another, Alderney State is known by many as being part of Liberty City's metropolitian area. The state is only a little bit smaller than the neighboring [[Algonquin]] borough of Liberty City. The state is only seen in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and its [[GTA IV Episodes|two downloadable content packs]]. In [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]], the state was removed from the map, leaving only Liberty City open to the player. ==Description== The State is named after the explorer Phillip D' Alderney, who was the only person who could live there, despite the horrible smell and ugly people. ===Character=== Alderney has a wide range of characters and atmospheres which include: *Commercial ([[Leftwood]]), ([[Berchem]]), and ([[Alderney City]], '''Koreatown''') *Green space/forestland (North [[Westdyke]]) *Central Business District ([[Alderney City]], '''Downtown''') *Upper-class residential ([[Westdyke]]) and ([[Berchem]]) *Middle-class residential ([[Leftwood]]) and ([[Tudor]]) *Lower-class residential (Central [[Acter]]) *Housing Projects (West [[Tudor]]) *Docklands ([[Normandy]]), ([[Port Tudor]]), ([[Alderney City]], '''Riverside''') and (East [[Tudor]]) *Central Industrial District ([[Acter Industrial Park|Acter Industrial Park)]] *Semi-Industrial ([[Tudor]]) *Facility ([[Alderney State Correctional Facility]]) ===Crime=== Crime and corruption are no less common in Alderney than in Liberty City. The [[Pegorino Family]] and the [[Midtown Gangsters|Korean Mob]] conduct organized crime from Alderney, and Mafia families from Liberty City, such as the Ancelottis and Pavanos, also run operations there. Alderney chapters of [[The Lost Brotherhood]], [[The Angels of Death|Angels of Death]], and [[African Americans|M.O.B.]] also conduct criminal activity in Alderney. Alderney police wear uniforms resembling those of the New Jersey State Police. They drive LCPD vehicles. ====Gangs of Alderney==== *[[Ancelotti Family]] *[[Midtown Gangsters]] *[[The Lost Brotherhood|The Lost MC]] *[[The Angels of Death|Angels of Death MC]] *[[African Americans]] *[[Pavano Family]] *[[Pegorino Family]] *[[Spanish Lords]] ===Food & Drink=== Alderney's dining services mostly come from fast food chains, such as the [[Pizza This]] and [[Burger Shot]] in Leftwood and Westdyke. [[Cluckin' Bell]] and [[Wigwam Burger]] are also seen around Berchem. The hot dog and peanut vendors spread throughout Alderney City. Alderney also has traditional restaurants such as Mr. Fuk's Rice Box, a Korean restaurant located in Alderney City. ==Transportation== [[Image:Booth Tunnel.jpg|right|200px|thumb|The [[Booth Tunnel]].]] [[Image:Plumbers Skyway.png|right|200px|thumb|Plumbers Skyway.]] Alderney's outer reaches are supplied by the Plumbers Skyway. The state is connected to Liberty City by the [[Booth Tunnel]] and [[Hickey Bridge]], both of which cross the [[West River]]. A ferry terminal is under construction in Castle Garden City, Algonquin, which would supposedly connect it with the completed Alderney terminal, but the terminal is abandoned, and construction is only in progress on the Algonquin end. ===Bridges=== *[[Hickey Bridge]], connects [[Alderney City]], Alderney, to [[Varsity Heights]] and [[North Holland]], [[Algonquin]], Liberty City. ===Highways=== *[[Plumbers Skyway]] ([[wp:Pulaski Skyway|Pulaski Skyway]]) ===Tunnels=== *[[Booth Tunnel]] ([[wp:Lincoln Tunnel|Lincoln Tunnel]]), connects [[Alderney City]] to [[Westminster]], [[Algonquin]]. ===Streets=== Much like [[List of Street Names|other streets]], Alderney streets are named after famous objects or people. Northern Alderney streets are named after mountain ranges, Owl Creek Ave, Beaverhead Drive, Big Horn Drive. Central Alderney streets are named after inventors, Babbage Drive, Farnsworth Road, Edison Ave, and cult leaders, Koresh Sq, Applewhite St, Hubbard Ave, and in Southern Alderney streets are after American nuclear tests, Plumbbob Ave, Niblick St and Tinderbox St. ===Subway=== * As an independent state, Alderney does not have a subway. However, around the state, many remains of a traintrack can be found. It's possible that Alderney did have a subway at one point. ==Public services in Alderney== ===[[Police|Police departments]]=== *Leftwood Police Dept. (Franklin St. & Bridger St. - Leftwood, Alderney) *Acter Police Precinct (Vitullo Ave & Lee Rd. - Acter, Alderney) *Acter Industrial Park Police Department (Grommet St. & Toggle Ave - Acter Industrial Park, Alderney) ===Hospitals=== *[[North Tudor Medical Center]] (169 Babbage Drive - Tudor, Alderney) *[[Westdyke Memorial Hospital]] (Long John Ave. - Leftwood, Alderney) ===Fire departments=== *Berchem Fire Department (Vitullo Ave. - Berchem, Alderney) *Tudor Fire Department (Hardtack Ave. - Tudor, Alderney) ==Places of interest in Alderney== [[Image:RON_Building.png|right|200px|thumb|The [[RON Building]] in [[Alderney City]]]] * [[International Online Unlimited]] (Rand Ave and Applewhite St, [[Alderney City]]) * [[Kakagawa Building]] (Myung and Bedrock St, [[Alderney City]]) * [[National Newark Building]] (Boyden Ave and Koresh Sq, [[Alderney City]]) * [[RON Building]] ([[Asahara Rd]] and Jonestown Ave, [[Alderney City]]) * [[Schlongberg Sachs]] (Koresh Sq, [[Alderney City]]) * [[Alderney Ferry Terminal]] ([[Asahara Rd]] and [[Booth Tunnel]] entrance, [[Alderney City]]) * [[Alderney Casino]] ([[Beaverhead Ave]], [[Westdyke]]) * [[Sprunk Factory]] (Argus St, [[Tudor]]) * [[Alderney State Correctional Facility]] (Grenadier St, Muskteer Ave, [[Acter Industrial Park]]/[[Alderney State Correctional Facility]]) ==Known residents== * [[Giovanni Ancelotti]] * [[Gracie Ancelotti]] * [[Johnny Barbosa]] * [[Phil Bell]] * [[Niko Bellic]] * [[Ashley Butler]] * [[Anthony Corrado]] * [[Joseph DiLeo]] * [[Jim Fitzgerald]] * [[Frankie Gallo]] * [[Billy Grey]] * [[Brian Jeremy]] * [[Johnny Klebitz]] * [[Angus Martin]] * [[Charles Martin]] * [[Charles Matteo]] * [[Jason Michaels]] * [[Jimmy Pegorino]] * [[Angie Pegorino]] * [[Leila Sharpe]] * [[Luca Silvestri]] * [[Terry Thorpe]] ==Businesses in Alderney== [[Image:Westdyke_Autos.png|200px|right|thumb|[[Westdyke Autos]]]] * [[Auto Eroticar]] (Keneckie Ave & Lockowski Ave. - Alderney City, Alderney) * [[Big Paulie's Used Cars]] (Emery St. & Anvil Ave. - Tudor, Alderney) * [[Burger Shot]] (Owl Creek Ave. and Sacramento Ave. - Westdyke, Alderney) * [[Honkers]] (Tinderbox Ave. & Argus St. - Tudor, Alderney) * [[Mr. Fuk's Rice Box]] (Hubbard Ave. - Alderney City, Alderney) * [[Pay 'n' Spray]] (Roebuck Rd. & Hardtack Ave. - Port Tudor, Alderney / Panhandle Rd. - Leftwood, Alderney) * [[Pizza This]] (Bridger St. & Tenmile St. - Leftwood, Alderney) * [[TW@|Tw@ Internet Café]] (Vitullo Ave. & Kemeny St. - Berchem, Alderney) * [[Westdyke Autos]] (Lemhi St. & Sacramento Ave. - Westdyke, Alderney) ==Cities and industrial areas== * '''[[Westdyke]]''' (''[[wp:Weehawken|Weehawken]]'') * '''[[Leftwood]]''' (''[[wp:Englewood,_New_Jersey|Englewood]]'') * '''[[Alderney City]]''' (''[[wp:Jersey_City|Jersey City]], [[wp:Newark,_New_Jersey|Newark]]'') * '''[[Berchem]]''' (''[[wp:Hoboken|Hoboken]]'', ''[[wp:North Bergen|North Bergen]]'') * '''[[Acter]]''' (''[[wp:Kearny, NJ|Kearny]]'') * '''[[Normandy]]''' (''[[wp:Bayonne,_New_Jersey|Bayonne]]'') * '''[[Tudor]]''' (''[[wp:Elizabeth,_New_Jersey|Elizabeth]]'') * '''[[Port Tudor]]''' (''[[wp:Port_Newark-Elizabeth_Marine_Terminal|Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal]]'') * '''[[Acter Industrial Park]]''' (''[[wp:Kearny, NJ|Industrial District of South Kearny]]'') ==Trivia== * Alderney is a neighboring island to Jersey in the English Channel, hence the name "Alderney" replacing "New Jersey" in GTA IV. * Elizabeth of York and Queen Elizabeth I were members of the Tudor dynasty, hence 'Tudor' county substituting for New Jersey's Elizabeth county. * Alderney is frequently derided by Libertonian citizens and news media like [[Weazel News]] throughout the game, parodying the antagonism between New York and New Jersey. * Normandy was where [[wp:Operation Overlord|Operation Overlord]] took place during [[wp:World War II|World War II]]. * Normandy is the name of a region on the French north coast to compare Bayonne, on the French south coast. * Berchem is the name of a district in Antwerp, Belgium; to its west is the Hoboken district, one of the disputed origins of the name of Hoboken, New Jersey. * [[DJ Mister Cee]] of [[The Beat 102.7]] once referred to Alderney as "Al-Dirty", a play on the New Jersey nickname "Dirty Jerz". * Some dialogue in the game refers to Alderney as “Guernsey” (Guernsey is another neighboring Channel Island to Jersey, just as Alderney is), suggesting that, at some point in GTA IV's development, the state may have carried its GTA 1 name of "New Guernsey"; "Guernsey" may, however, simply be a nickname for the state. James Pegorino mentions both names in the [[Payback (GTA IV)|Payback]] mission cutscene. * Although Alderney's police officers wear a different uniform from those in the LCPD, they still drive the same [[LCPD in GTA IV Era|Liberty City Police]] vehicles. * Alderney is considered a very poor and not needed state. In the in-game internet it's stated that not even a terrorist would want to live in Alderney. * It's stated in 'The Episodes from Liberty City' instruction manual that Alderney is a dreary suburbia with Industrial wastelands and strip malls. {{gtaiv}} [[es:Alderney]] [[de:Alderney]] [[nl:Alderney]] [[pl:Alderney]] [[Category:Locations in GTA IV]] [[Category:Alderney| ]] [[Category:States]]


Alderney is an American state located to the west of Liberty City. Although the two states are completely independent from one another, Alderney State is known by many as being part of Liberty City's metropolitian area. The state is only a little bit smaller than the neighboring Algonquin borough of Liberty City.

The state is only seen in Grand Theft Auto IV and its two downloadable content packs. In Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, the state was removed from the map, leaving only Liberty City open to the player.

Description

The State is named after the explorer Phillip D' Alderney, who was the only person who could live there, despite the horrible smell and ugly people.

Character

Alderney has a wide range of characters and atmospheres which include:

Crime

Crime and corruption are no less common in Alderney than in Liberty City. The Pegorino Family and the Korean Mob conduct organized crime from Alderney, and Mafia families from Liberty City, such as the Ancelottis and Pavanos, also run operations there. Alderney chapters of The Lost Brotherhood, Angels of Death, and M.O.B. also conduct criminal activity in Alderney.

Alderney police wear uniforms resembling those of the New Jersey State Police. They drive LCPD vehicles.

Gangs of Alderney

Food & Drink

Alderney's dining services mostly come from fast food chains, such as the Pizza This and Burger Shot in Leftwood and Westdyke. Cluckin' Bell and Wigwam Burger are also seen around Berchem. The hot dog and peanut vendors spread throughout Alderney City. Alderney also has traditional restaurants such as Mr. Fuk's Rice Box, a Korean restaurant located in Alderney City.

Transportation

File:Plumbers Skyway.png
Plumbers Skyway.

Alderney's outer reaches are supplied by the Plumbers Skyway. The state is connected to Liberty City by the Booth Tunnel and Hickey Bridge, both of which cross the West River. A ferry terminal is under construction in Castle Garden City, Algonquin, which would supposedly connect it with the completed Alderney terminal, but the terminal is abandoned, and construction is only in progress on the Algonquin end.

Bridges

Highways

Tunnels

Streets

Much like other streets, Alderney streets are named after famous objects or people. Northern Alderney streets are named after mountain ranges, Owl Creek Ave, Beaverhead Drive, Big Horn Drive. Central Alderney streets are named after inventors, Babbage Drive, Farnsworth Road, Edison Ave, and cult leaders, Koresh Sq, Applewhite St, Hubbard Ave, and in Southern Alderney streets are after American nuclear tests, Plumbbob Ave, Niblick St and Tinderbox St.

Subway

  • As an independent state, Alderney does not have a subway. However, around the state, many remains of a traintrack can be found. It's possible that Alderney did have a subway at one point.

Public services in Alderney

Police departments

  • Leftwood Police Dept. (Franklin St. & Bridger St. - Leftwood, Alderney)
  • Acter Police Precinct (Vitullo Ave & Lee Rd. - Acter, Alderney)
  • Acter Industrial Park Police Department (Grommet St. & Toggle Ave - Acter Industrial Park, Alderney)

Hospitals

Fire departments

  • Berchem Fire Department (Vitullo Ave. - Berchem, Alderney)
  • Tudor Fire Department (Hardtack Ave. - Tudor, Alderney)

Places of interest in Alderney

Known residents

Businesses in Alderney

Cities and industrial areas

Trivia

  • Alderney is a neighboring island to Jersey in the English Channel, hence the name "Alderney" replacing "New Jersey" in GTA IV.
  • Elizabeth of York and Queen Elizabeth I were members of the Tudor dynasty, hence 'Tudor' county substituting for New Jersey's Elizabeth county.
  • Alderney is frequently derided by Libertonian citizens and news media like Weazel News throughout the game, parodying the antagonism between New York and New Jersey.
  • Normandy was where Operation Overlord took place during World War II.
  • Normandy is the name of a region on the French north coast to compare Bayonne, on the French south coast.
  • Berchem is the name of a district in Antwerp, Belgium; to its west is the Hoboken district, one of the disputed origins of the name of Hoboken, New Jersey.
  • DJ Mister Cee of The Beat 102.7 once referred to Alderney as "Al-Dirty", a play on the New Jersey nickname "Dirty Jerz".
  • Some dialogue in the game refers to Alderney as “Guernsey” (Guernsey is another neighboring Channel Island to Jersey, just as Alderney is), suggesting that, at some point in GTA IV's development, the state may have carried its GTA 1 name of "New Guernsey"; "Guernsey" may, however, simply be a nickname for the state. James Pegorino mentions both names in the Payback mission cutscene.
  • Although Alderney's police officers wear a different uniform from those in the LCPD, they still drive the same Liberty City Police vehicles.
  • Alderney is considered a very poor and not needed state. In the in-game internet it's stated that not even a terrorist would want to live in Alderney.
  • It's stated in 'The Episodes from Liberty City' instruction manual that Alderney is a dreary suburbia with Industrial wastelands and strip malls.