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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
* Most will recognize this mission because it explains how Roman was kidnapped in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. He [[Hostile Negotiation|was later rescued]] by [[Niko Bellic|his cousin]] from the same warehouse.
 
* Most will recognize this mission because it explains how Roman was kidnapped in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. He [[Hostile Negotiation|was later rescued]] by [[Niko Bellic|his cousin]] from the same warehouse.
* Roman soils himself during this mission.
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* Roman soils himself during this mission, and also states this at the end of Hostile Negotiation.
 
* The name of the mission may be a play on the 1957 film ''[[wp:Roman Holiday|Roman Holiday]]''.
 
* The name of the mission may be a play on the 1957 film ''[[wp:Roman Holiday|Roman Holiday]]''.
 
* When Johnny asks the Russians to go easy on Roman, he says " I've seen some of the bodies you guys drop in the [[Humboldt River|Humboldt]]." This could be reference to what happened to [[Vladimir Glebov]].
 
* When Johnny asks the Russians to go easy on Roman, he says " I've seen some of the bodies you guys drop in the [[Humboldt River|Humboldt]]." This could be reference to what happened to [[Vladimir Glebov]].
 
* If you call Roman by the number, he will question why Johnny is asking where he is. Johnny will say that two girls want a great ride in a limo, so Roman will accept and arrive in his [[Roman's Taxi|taxi]]. He will shout out all possible great places, such as [[Middle Park]], [[Star Junction]] and maybe himself. When Johnny and Malc go to him, the kidnapping starts.
 
* If you call Roman by the number, he will question why Johnny is asking where he is. Johnny will say that two girls want a great ride in a limo, so Roman will accept and arrive in his [[Roman's Taxi|taxi]]. He will shout out all possible great places, such as [[Middle Park]], [[Star Junction]] and maybe himself. When Johnny and Malc go to him, the kidnapping starts.
 
* Its possible to kill Malc and steal Roman's Taxi after the mission, but it's really hard to steal this. The best way is to phone and wait for Roman, then after cutscene of kidnapping, shoot Malc and take car to the closest parking area ([[Playboy X]]'s [[Playboy X's Penthouse|loft]]).
 
* Its possible to kill Malc and steal Roman's Taxi after the mission, but it's really hard to steal this. The best way is to phone and wait for Roman, then after cutscene of kidnapping, shoot Malc and take car to the closest parking area ([[Playboy X]]'s [[Playboy X's Penthouse|loft]]).
* Ironically, Johnny does not know that Roman's cousin is [[Niko Bellic]], a man previously he worked with during a [[Blow Your Cover|mission]] for [[Elizabeta Torres]], although he did mention working with an Eastern European and wondered if Roman would be like him.  
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* Ironically, Johnny does not know that Roman's cousin is [[Niko Bellic]], a man previously he worked with during a [[Blow Your Cover|mission]] for [[Elizabeta Torres]], although he did mention working with an Eastern European and wondered if Roman would be like him, or asks why so many europeans wear tracksuits.
 
** And also, Niko has caused a major event in L&D like Johnny has in GTA IV; he has [[No Love Lost|killed some members of The Lost]] and [[Billy Grey]] declares that [[The Angels of Death]] are to blame.
 
** And also, Niko has caused a major event in L&D like Johnny has in GTA IV; he has [[No Love Lost|killed some members of The Lost]] and [[Billy Grey]] declares that [[The Angels of Death]] are to blame.
 
* At the beginning of the mission, in Ashley's apartment, there is a portrait of Ashley and Johnny together. If observed closely, it will look as though Johnny's hair was bigger before the events of TLAD.
 
* At the beginning of the mission, in Ashley's apartment, there is a portrait of Ashley and Johnny together. If observed closely, it will look as though Johnny's hair was bigger before the events of TLAD.

Revision as of 02:17, 2 January 2012

Mission
Roman's Holiday
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Game The Lost and Damned
For Ashley Butler
Target Roman Bellic
Location Algonquin
Unlocks Collector's Item
Unlocked by Bad Standing

Roman's Holiday is a mission in The Lost and Damned. It is given by Ashley Butler to Johnny Klebitz.

Description

The mission begins when Ashley phones Johnny and says she is in trouble. Johnny makes his way to her house, when he arrives two of Dimitri Rascalov's men are there. They say that Ashley is in debt to Dimitri and he has not been payed. They tell Johnny that he has to kidnap Roman Bellic or they'll kill Ashley. Johnny goes out to kidnap Roman with the help of Malc. After this mission, Mallorie will discover Roman's kidnapped and call Niko and trigger Hostile Negotiation in Grand Theft Auto IV.

Walkthrough

You must drive to Malc's location then you both get into his car. At this point you must drive to the "hardware store" where Roman gambles. A cutscene then begins which shows you and Malc putting Roman in the back of your car. Now you need to drive to the warehouse in Bohan and drop Roman off. If you completely stop the car for any reason, such as hitting an object that won't give (like those wooden telephone poles), Roman will pop out of the backseat and attempt to run off. Fortunately he runs very slow and falls a lot. Target his head with a weapon to scare him back into the car.

Alternatively you can dial the number of Roman's Taxi Firm (555-2222) and he will come to Johnny and Malc in his car which will save you the journey over to the hardware store in Broker. This also makes the drive over to the warehouse easier as it is less likely that Roman will escape from the car.

Trivia

  • Most will recognize this mission because it explains how Roman was kidnapped in Grand Theft Auto IV. He was later rescued by his cousin from the same warehouse.
  • Roman soils himself during this mission, and also states this at the end of Hostile Negotiation.
  • The name of the mission may be a play on the 1957 film Roman Holiday.
  • When Johnny asks the Russians to go easy on Roman, he says " I've seen some of the bodies you guys drop in the Humboldt." This could be reference to what happened to Vladimir Glebov.
  • If you call Roman by the number, he will question why Johnny is asking where he is. Johnny will say that two girls want a great ride in a limo, so Roman will accept and arrive in his taxi. He will shout out all possible great places, such as Middle Park, Star Junction and maybe himself. When Johnny and Malc go to him, the kidnapping starts.
  • Its possible to kill Malc and steal Roman's Taxi after the mission, but it's really hard to steal this. The best way is to phone and wait for Roman, then after cutscene of kidnapping, shoot Malc and take car to the closest parking area (Playboy X's loft).
  • Ironically, Johnny does not know that Roman's cousin is Niko Bellic, a man previously he worked with during a mission for Elizabeta Torres, although he did mention working with an Eastern European and wondered if Roman would be like him, or asks why so many europeans wear tracksuits.
  • At the beginning of the mission, in Ashley's apartment, there is a portrait of Ashley and Johnny together. If observed closely, it will look as though Johnny's hair was bigger before the events of TLAD.
  • After you rescue Roman in Hostile Negotiation, he may text Niko saying that a "biker" kidnapped him, which would/could be considered a hint that Johnny kidnapped him.
  • When matching up the Grand Theft Auto IV and The Lost and Damned storylines, Roman should have changed his Esperantos to Calvacades.