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    Claude Speed

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    Claude is the silent protagonist of Grand Theft Auto III. He also makes a cameo appearance in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

    DEBATE: Is Claude Speed also the silent protagonist of GTA III?

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    #1  Edited By Jeff  Staff

    Should we tag this page to Grand Theft Auto III? There's plenty of evidence that suggests that the Claude Speed of GTA2 is also the guy you control in GTA III, but nothing conclusive.

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    #2  Edited By Brad

    If it's not explicitly stated anywhere that it's the same guy, I want to say no. But if it's understood and accepted in the community that This Is How it Is, then yes.

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    #3  Edited By Demilich

    Well the guy that looked EXACTLY like him in San Andreas was also named Claude, so I would say yes. Wouldn't stake my life on it though.

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    #4  Edited By p0tet

    If you want him to Jeff, it will be so. Because you - Jeff - are the man, of all men. If you want my opinion, well... i really don't care. I just want you to know, that YOU are the Freakin man! And if you want the dude in GTA2, to be the dude in GTA3, well then, so be it!

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    #5  Edited By McPlated

    All the kids on the street say he was the protagonist in GTA 3
    Also he should be listed as the protagonist of GTA 2 - I was all over checking out the credits in the GTA 2 manual back in the day

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    #6  Edited By tATu

    lol I just made that contrubution. The thing is, in San Andreas Claude is also there as Catalina's boyfriend (who betrays you in GTA3). On the phone she calls CJ and call you Claude. Then she says something about dialling a wrong number.

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    #7  Edited By DaveF

    I always assumed it was the same guy. Technically, that should be enough of a confirmation.
    But as tATu pointed out, it's made fairly clear in San An

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    #8  Edited By SarazinRuin

    I say yes He's Claude Speed.

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    #9  Edited By HipHopHitler

    I'd say most likely, on lots of the other game sites (and wikipedia) they list him as Claude. You can still get his outfit in GTA IV which is pretty rad.

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    #10  Edited By tATu

    Even though it's not certein, it sure as hell is not Tommy Vercetti.

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    #11  Edited By Tanuki

    I agree.  He's probably Claude Speed... probably...

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    #12  Edited By patrick5152003

    without a doubt.

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    #13  Edited By Driadon

    I think there's enough there to say that it is Claude.

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    #14  Edited By Kowalski

    Ask Rockstar?

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    #15  Edited By Leewow

    I'm pretty sure it is. in GTA:SA catalina runs off to liberty city with a mute named claude and catalina is the one who betrays you at the start of gta3

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    #16  Edited By Claude

    I don't know, but Claude is a cool name for a protaganist.

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    #17  Edited By Broman6015

    We need to take a mass giant bomb poll. Let the majority decide. I for one say, yes, he is.

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    #18  Edited By DrVanNostren

    I would say yes, he's Claude.

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    #19  Edited By GiantGUS

    San Andreas does make it sound as his name is Claude, but Claude Speed?
    Also, that would be weird, because GTA 2 and 3 seem to take place in different universes.

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    #20  Edited By turboman  Staff

    I SAY NO

    untill we know 100 percent, theres no reason to put that tag on here

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    #21  Edited By gamenut101

    It is him dude.

    They must like his computer model or something!

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    Speed??

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    #23  Edited By Met2609

    Yes.

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    #24  Edited By RedSox8933

    i'm going to say yes.

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    #25  Edited By Systech

    I think it's Claude Starkiller.

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    #26  Edited By UrbanGuerilla

    Shaking magic 8 ball....All signs point to yes. There you have it. Solved

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    #27  Edited By Coltonio7

    I say no! More than one person can have the name Claude! Just because they're both silent, car-jacking, murdering, gang working, mob mocking Claudes, does NOT make them the same person.

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    #28  Edited By Soap

    He is the same guy, it's a known fact, it's even mentioned in San Andreas that he's claude, plus he dresses the same and doesn't speak. Also, you have to remember this is rockstar, and they love throwing in little jokes for fans of there previous games, he'd just be a big one lol.

    (oh, also the fact that in SA the girl that he ends up being with instead of her being with C.J is the same girl who betrays him at the beginning of three, plus they say there off to liberty city)

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    #29  Edited By MattyFTM  Moderator

    Wasn't it hidden in the code of the game that he is the same guy? And wasn't it also mentioned in San Andreas?

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    #30  Edited By Magnum

    I thought his name was Fido

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    #31  Edited By Shawn

    Yes, yes he is.
    In GTA IV you can unlock a Claude Speed outfit, which looks exactly like that of the character you play as in GTA III.

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    #32  Edited By Loc95

    Eh, I'm not sure if Claude Speed from GTA2 and Claude from GTA3 and SA are the same, but... Claude from GTA3 and SA is the same guy.
     
    I think that Claude in GTA2 would be too old to work out, you know (action in GTA2 happens in 2013 as far I know)... so it must be definetly another character (Claude Speed).
     
    Oh, and if it feel messy for you - just don't mistake Claude with Claude Speed. :P

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    Still relevant all this time later

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    Claude speed indeed Mon frere

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