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Welcome to the Las Venturas Playground website! Grown from a 100-man community to a network of services with over 148 thousand registered members, it's safe to say that Las Venturas Playground is one of the largest San Andreas: Multiplayer communities around on the internet. Registration is free, easy, and gives you direct access to all our features.

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Updated IP address

posted by Russell on Sunday, February the 2nd at 4:32 AM

Hi everyone,

Please note that LVP's IP address has changed to the following:

See you online!

- Russell

A few new updates!

posted by PigBenis on Tuesday, February the 5th at 3:01 AM

Hey everyone
As everyone knows, the website recently was bugged, and it shown only two players ingame, etc. Thanks to Ricky, we got into contact with Peter and he was able to help us out a lot. We also have returned to the hosted list, so to new members, Welcome to LVP! 
Speaking of returning, welcome back to the crew, Edz! He will be assisting all of us in moving forward to the next steps in improving and bringing back Las Venturas Playground. To everyone who has stuck around and helped us out, we appreciate your time and company, and we will constantly be making new memories. We are seeing familiar faces, and even old faces again. If you have any questions feel free to make a post on the forums, PM us on the forums, or even join us ingame and hang out!

The future of Las Venturas Playground

posted by Beaner on Saturday, January the 26th at 7:33 PM


As some of you know, Las Venturas Playground has been through an extensive rough patch over the last year or so. From the inevitable decline in player count; lack of sufficient activity by the management; and certain players ruining the gaming experience, we've seen it all. However, it pleases me to announce that Joe and tBKwtWS have decided to reprise their roles as active management members and have given PigBenis and myself an opportunity to step up and help lead LVP as a team.

We most certainly look forward to making positive changes in order to provide players with a fair, enjoyable, and safe environment again. A few immediate changes will occur, and a few longer term goals are set as well. Immediately, we will have an increased presence, and attempt to make decisions more transparent to the crew. We also welcome any former crew members back with open arms, and would love suggestions on anything that can be done with policy (for example, rule changes). We also will be on the hosted list next week in an attempt to grow our player base. Beyond this, we will also work to sort out IRC access for VIP members and LVP Radio DJs. One crucial goal is to attempt to integrate better cheat detection into LVP's code, as hackers make a community unplayable.

This community is nearly 13 years old and yet some of our players and crew are incredibly passionate about it, which gives us the motivation to keep going and put in our best efforts. Rest assured knowing that we're still here and we care. Feel free reach out to any of us for anything you might require help with.


Happy New Year: welcome in 2018 and promotion of Matrix

posted by Xanland on Monday, January the 1st at 4:22 AM

Good morning folks,

The Las Venturas Playground Crew wishes you a Happy New Year and would like to thank you all for your continuous support. Let's also continue in the new year with lots of fun, new developments and we'd love to keep on greeting you in-game. :)

Besides our wishes we would also like to wish the best to our newest member of the management. As a New Year's present Matrix is now promoted to management. As part of the management he will be working closely with Joe to ensure that everything will continue to run smoothly for both our lovely players and crew.

On behalf of the LVP management, crew and development team,

Your favourite radio channels!

posted by Russell on Wednesday, December the 20th at 10:19 PM

Hi folks,

We've been aware that the music available on LVP Radio hasn't been exactly... satisfactory to all our players. While there are good reasons for this, it's definitely not ideal. Today, I'm happy to make two small announcements.

Rudolph has hijacked the radio. The best Christmas songs are now continuously playing on Las Venturas Playground, since we're convinced you haven't been sufficiently pissed off by them yet through other radio and TV channels.

We'll change the default back to another channel after the Christmas holidays.

However, if Christmas songs aren't your cup of tea either, you can now switch to a selection of radio channels. The "[font=Courier New]/radio settings[/font]" command lists a selection of channels to choose from, although you can also disable it altogether.

The available channels certainly are up for discussions, so please feel free to reply to this thread with your favourite (internet) radio channel and we'll consider adding it to the list. Depending on the number of suggestions, we may end up having a vote.

Thanks, and best holiday wishes,

Awesome features that you may not know about!

posted by George on Sunday, June the 4th at 3:15 PM

Hey folks!

Las Venturas Playground's gamemode has become bigger and bigger over the past ~11 years with thousands of commits in the past year or two alone, and keeping up with all the latest and greatest feature enhancements can be a challenge. As such, I figured it may be handy to write this thread to share some of LVP's features that you may never know existed!


Ever sniped someone and wondered if your shot registered? There's an way to do just that thanks to /hs. Any shots that hit your opponent will generate a sound

This command isn't too well known and provides some basic functionality for those who want a more "minimal" experience. This command has three options: infomsg, newsmsg, showmsg

/settings infomsg [on/off] - this will toggle the automatic messages such as "Save money and stats! Register your nickname at", "Be part of our community and stay updated with the latest news at!", etc.

/settings newsmsg [on/off] - this will toggle notices that appear at the bottom of your screen, such as:

/settings showmsg [on/off] - this will toggle both /showmsg and event notices (i.e. minigame) signup notices:

/ignore, /unignore, /ignored
In the event that someone is annoying you, or you just don't wish to speak to them, these commands will do exactly as they say on the tin, and block communications (both chat & PM) from any player of your choice.

Some of the things you do in game can be tailored towards you. Among the options are /my spawnmoney, to allow you to choose exactly how much cash you'll spawn with and /my deathmessage, to display personalized text that will appear on the screen of any players you kill. Other options include /my minigame, allowing you to chose between either the uzi or tec9 for the FightClub and /sawnoff minigame and so on. Type "/my" whilst ingame to check out the full listing! VIP's have additional features such as the ability to change the weather and time, disable their teleport, etc.

This command is fairly self explanatory:

/hitman, /bounties, /wanted
With the /hitman command, you can place a "bounty" on a player's head. This will reward the killer of said player with an amount of money that is chosen by the player that creates the bounty. Those with bounties on their head can be identified using the /bounties command. Players listed under /wanted are those who have achieved a kill streak. The higher their wanted level, the more money you'll receive for killing them!

/countdown, /cd
Instead of using the main chat as a form of countdown, the /countdown (/cd) commands will allow you to create a timer of anywhere up to 10 seconds which will display orange "GO" text at the end.

Want to hunt down a player? /locate is perfect for doing just that. This command will allow you to view a player's world, vehicle (or on foot) and approximate location.

This command will display a full list of the areas that you can teleport to with the /tow and /taxi commands. For example /tow 9 or /taxi 9 will take you to the Los Santos Airport.

For a full listing of every minigame of every type (Deathmath, Races, etc), the /minigames command is what you need!

Special Properties

read-group-chat | Seti @ Home Satellite
Grants owners of the property which curates this feature the ability to read conversations happening in group and gang chats. This is exposed to users as "read-group-chat".

vehicle-modifications | LV Transfender
The owner of the property with this flag will get some money every time a player modifies their vehicle, which could be a new paintjob or other modifications.

customtax-airport | LV Airport
Owners of this property should be able to modify the so called 'custom tax' and have free access themselves to the airport this property belongs to.

bombshop | LV Bomb Shop
LVP features a bombshop property, which will keep the owner up to date of every bomb sale that is being made.

free-teleport | Area 69 Control Tower
Buyers of this property will be able to keep track of teleports all around LVP, while having the ability to teleport for free.

loans | LV Main Bank
Owners of the bank property are able to make money with so called loans: money borrowed by players that has to be paid back with a certain interest. The property owner is able to change this interest and keep track of every loan made.

bar | The Craw Bar
Bar owners will receive a certain amount of money for every drink a player bought.

kaufman-cabs | Kaufman Cabs
LVP has one taxi company called: Kaufman Cabs. The owner of this company is able to change the taxi price, have free taxi rides and track taxi usage of other players.

police | SAPD
Owners of the police property receive money for every shot criminal.

export | LV Exports
Exporting players will let the owner of the export property receive money for every export.

armour | Ammu-Nation
Owners of this property will receive a certain amount of armour every now and then.

health | Fort Carson Medical Center
Owners of this property will receive a certain amount of health every now and then.

weapons-ammo | Shooting Range
Owners of this property will receive a certain amount of weapons and ammo every now and then.

health-protection | LVP Headquarters
Owners of this property will receive a certain amount of health every now and then. In addition, if owners are nearby this property, nobody will be able to buy it from them.


There are currently four different pickups:

  • Health
  • Armour
  • Ammo
  • Money

Owners of these statues/pickups will receive complimentary health, armour, ammo or money for each kill they make. They can be located using your radar/map. You may find that other players posses them, in which case, killing said players will force them to drop the statue, allowing you to collect them!

If you've any questions about these features or anything else you'd like to know about Las Venturas Playground, please say so!

Thanks & enjoy! :)

New Crewmembers!

posted by Ricky92 on Thursday, May the 25th at 3:41 PM

Hello Guys!

Without further ado, I present to you the newest members of the crew team, both have shown dedication and interest in helping grow and maintaining a safe, secure and fair gameplay for every LVP regular every time they have been given temporary rights. And today we are honored to welcome both Humza and Finisha as we agreed they would be a great addition to team as well as making a longer admin coverage over a different timezones. Well earned and congratulations!

On behalf of The Las Venturas Playground Crew,

Las Venturas Playground 33.0

posted by Xanland on Friday, February the 17th at 4:18 AM

Good night,

We have just released Las Venturas Playground 33.0 to the server!

Among the updates are that killtime is rewritten to our new codebase, along with:

New features:


Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where an administrator with godmode could be killed by a carbomb (e885c34)
  • Fixed an issue where both maptp and tp were not properly reset for non-VIPS if their tempadminrights were taken (ff9d562 | a647199)
  • Fixed an issue where /customtax would show SA-MPs command not found-error instead of our own (dc27029)
  • Fixed an issue where /kill while using /watch would bug the person who is watching (bcdb64d)
  • Fixed an issue where the name of a guest was not correct in javascript or some IRC-commands (ca4b3bd...6ecc689)

On behalf of the LVP management, crew and development team,

Server IP:

Las Venturas Playground 32.4

posted by George on Monday, January the 23rd at 11:35 AM

Good morning,

Las Venturas Playground 32.4 is now live! 


  • Fixed an issue where by a MySQL error was given when specifying a Gang Tag of excessive length (856c1ae)
  • Fixed an issue where players could end up with Health points greater than 100 if they owned the Fort Carson or LVP HQ properties (8ded695)
  • Fixed an issue where Crew members would be unable to pull up the /house goto menu (ff5366c)
  • Remove the PlayerDisconnectError JavaScript function (5422013)
  • Update to the latest version of JavaScript's V8 Engine (8ecfe99)
On behalf of the LVP management, crew and development team,

Server IP:

Las Venturas Playground 32.2

posted by George on Monday, January the 9th at 7:39 AM

Good morning,

Las Venturas Playground 32.2 is now live!

Among the updates are that the Christmas Decorations have been disabled for another year, along with:

New features:
  • Added the ability to Disable automatic announcements with /settings infomsg [on/off] (b2d54ab)


Bug fixes:
  • Fixed an issue with the Merchant Vehicle (49f7db7)
  • Fixed an issue where /ignore may not block PMs replied to with the /r command (7cfbcaa)
  • Fixed an issue with the Colour Picker (e78b458)
  • Fixed an issue where deleted friends were improperly handled (bcaeb63)

On behalf of the LVP management, crew and development team,

Server IP: