Duke Theft Auto is based upon the classic DMA/Rockstar game, "Grand Theft Auto" Run, Shoot, Kill, Car Jack your way through many cities on your way of becoming the number one criminal! Instead of being limited to a top down view as you were in the classic game you will now be able to run and drive through the cities in a first person perspective as well as a third person.

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News concerning the release of the Duke Theft Auto Beta, Plus some pictures and a small video.

Posted by The_Commander on Mar 1st, 2009

A public Beta of Duke Theft Auto was never on the cards but due to lifestyle changes on my half.
(Training for Police of all things)
I have decided to release an early Beta instead of making you guys wait any longer for the final finished version. (hears the gasps of excitement) The beta will be self installing version (zip/rar version will come later) and unlike the Alpha version "WILL NOT" require you to own a copy of Duke Nukem to play it. There are still a few things I would like to polish up on first before I release the Beta

* Adding the final details to the first/beta level. (missions ect)
* Tweaking the players driving code. (still won't be perfect)
* Fixing a couple of the weapons.

There will be some things that will annoy a lot of you that cant be fixed by the time of the Beta release such as:

* Music/radio restarts at the beginning if you exit and re-enter the same car.
* Cars don't spawn any drivers if you steal their car.
* Police cars don't care about your wanted level and pay no attention to you.
(Police officers and Helicopter do though)
* Cars don't respawn as of yet.
* Car traffic sometimes don't stick to their waypoints and might get stuck.
And probably the worst of the lot,
* Cars have no model collision detection.

Plus some other various things that I am forgetting right now at this time of posting.
Expect a Beta release within the next few weeks.

Now for a video and some pictures, enjoy. :)

The Commander

Donations via PayPal to:

Say Good Night Police Helicopter

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Wasper Mar 1 2009 says:

Sounds great, can't wait for the beta! :) DTA just rocks!

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The_Commander Author
The_Commander Mar 1 2009 replied:

All in good time my friend. :)

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MrTambourineMan Mar 1 2009 says:

Haha, I love your mod :)

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The_Commander Author
The_Commander Mar 1 2009 replied:

So it seems that alot of other people do too. :P

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devilsparks Mar 1 2009 says:

This looks pretty amazing!

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The_Commander Author
The_Commander Mar 1 2009 replied:


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Superscrag Mar 1 2009 says:

yes this mod i wait. i think i donate mod authors if i can.

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The_Commander Author
The_Commander Mar 1 2009 replied:

The mod author is just me, any donations recived will be halfed.
One half will go towards the game engine designer, TX (Eduke 32)
And the other half will go to me. (where I will split it towards internet costs and people that have helped me)

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coin-god Mar 1 2009 says:

Awesome mod. :P

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The_Commander Author
The_Commander Mar 1 2009 replied:

Thanks again.

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LORDDEREX Mar 1 2009 says:

first time i see DTA, looking sweet XD

Tracking now.

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The_Commander Author
The_Commander Mar 1 2009 replied:

Don't forget to tell your friends and family. :P

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MrMattWebb Mar 1 2009 says:



Wow, brings back good memories.

Great job. :)

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sutsko Mar 2 2009 says:

This concept seems rather fun! But it sure needs an extreme bugfixing before release :P

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skellington Mar 3 2009 says:

i like this nostalgic mod style and actually must say thanks for posting the option for paypal donation. in my mind i feel the modders spend lots of TIME doing these things for all of us and we just sit on our ***** enjoying them. remember, "time = money".

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wolfpack99997 Mar 3 2009 says:

I'm definitely looking forward to this.

As for the donation issue, you cant help if people want to donate to you. Youre doing this as a spare time project for fun and no one is required to pay you for it.

Well ill be keeping my eye on this still, i hope everything goes well. By the way, will Vice City and San Andreas be included in the beta as well? or will it just be Libery City?

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P4TRICK Mar 4 2009 says:

Wahaha, pure owningness!

Now you can burn your famil... enemys :D

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ville123 Mar 9 2009 says:

nice duke theft auto cool

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l0d1z Apr 15 2009 says:

Wow! I Discovered this yesteday and wow! I can't wait. =)

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