Grand Theft Auto: San Fierro Stories is a fan fiction game concept created by gtamann123 on gtaforums.com. The game is set in the late fall of 2011. The game takes place in the IV era but incorporates a character from the III era as a "reboot" of Tommy Vercetti. Other than that small difference the game is inside of the IV era and incorporates the pop culture from GTA IV as well as vehicle names from IV. As well as some characters that appeard in GTA IV.
Main Article: Story in GTA San Fierro stories.
The game takes place in the late fall (November) of 2011 and follows Jack Steele as he returns to his native San Fierro and reunites with his family. He has been away from his family for 8 years and in those eight years he lived in Vice City and worked for legendary crime lord Tommy Vercetti. He originally came back to San Fierro to set up Tommy's operations in the bay area. But when he arrives he realizes that things are almost worse than they were when he left. The streets are caught up in a bloody gang war, he has a price on his head and his little brother has developed a drug addiction. The story follows Jack as he handles these issues while trying to keep Tommy's empire expansion in mind as well.
Main Article: San Fierro bay area in GTA: San Fierro stories
The game takes place in The IV era version of San Fierro and its surrounding bay area. The cities metro area includes Ridgemont across the bay and South San Fierro located to the south east of San Fierro.