History Videogame / AssassinsCreedII

18th Feb '18 12:11:03 PM nombretomado
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* DiscOneNuke: Bouchart's Blade, the sword of Armand Bouchart, FinalBoss of Assassin's Creed Bloodlines, provided you have a completed save data from that game on your [=PS3=] (or more easily get it off of Ubisoft Club if you're playing on PS4 or Xbox One). It's available as soon as you gain access to the Monterrigioni Villa and far, far outclasses any other weapon you'll have not only at the time, but well into the game itself. The only thing that really competes with it is the Schiavona (itself an InfinityMinusOneSword being the most powerful weapon you can buy from merchants) and even then it's not entirely better, meaning only the Sword of Altair, the InfinityPlusOneSword of the game is statistically speaking, better. With Bouchart's Blade, you basically never have to worry about buying main weapons for 75% of the game!

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* DiscOneNuke: Bouchart's Blade, the sword of Armand Bouchart, FinalBoss of Assassin's Creed Bloodlines, provided you have a completed save data from that game on your [=PS3=] (or more easily get it off of Ubisoft Club if you're playing on PS4 [=PS4=] or Xbox One). It's available as soon as you gain access to the Monterrigioni Villa and far, far outclasses any other weapon you'll have not only at the time, but well into the game itself. The only thing that really competes with it is the Schiavona (itself an InfinityMinusOneSword being the most powerful weapon you can buy from merchants) and even then it's not entirely better, meaning only the Sword of Altair, the InfinityPlusOneSword of the game is statistically speaking, better. With Bouchart's Blade, you basically never have to worry about buying main weapons for 75% of the game!
18th Feb '18 10:55:05 AM nombretomado
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* DiscOneNuke: Bouchart's Blade, the sword of Armand Bouchart, FinalBoss of Assassin's Creed Bloodlines, provided you have a completed save data from that game on your PS3 (or more easily get it off of Ubisoft Club if you're playing on PS4 or Xbox One). It's available as soon as you gain access to the Monterrigioni Villa and far, far outclasses any other weapon you'll have not only at the time, but well into the game itself. The only thing that really competes with it is the Schiavona (itself an InfinityMinusOneSword being the most powerful weapon you can buy from merchants) and even then it's not entirely better, meaning only the Sword of Altair, the InfinityPlusOneSword of the game is statistically speaking, better. With Bouchart's Blade, you basically never have to worry about buying main weapons for 75% of the game!

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* DiscOneNuke: Bouchart's Blade, the sword of Armand Bouchart, FinalBoss of Assassin's Creed Bloodlines, provided you have a completed save data from that game on your PS3 [=PS3=] (or more easily get it off of Ubisoft Club if you're playing on PS4 or Xbox One). It's available as soon as you gain access to the Monterrigioni Villa and far, far outclasses any other weapon you'll have not only at the time, but well into the game itself. The only thing that really competes with it is the Schiavona (itself an InfinityMinusOneSword being the most powerful weapon you can buy from merchants) and even then it's not entirely better, meaning only the Sword of Altair, the InfinityPlusOneSword of the game is statistically speaking, better. With Bouchart's Blade, you basically never have to worry about buying main weapons for 75% of the game!
5th Feb '18 9:57:02 PM Hommeng
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* HarmfulHealing: Alluded to by the doctor's lines.
** "''I've concocted a tincture of lead and pomegranate! Ideal for the liver!''" "''A weekly bleeding is part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle!''" "''I've fresh caught leeches today!''" An altogether likely TruthInTelevision for the setting's time-period.
17th Jan '18 12:43:01 AM tatsuya_suou
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-> '''Frederico Auditore''': It is a good life we lead, brother.
->'''Ezio Auditore''': The best. May it never change.
->'''Frederico Auditore''': And may it never change us.

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-> '''Frederico Auditore''': It is a good life we lead, brother.
->'''Ezio
brother.\\
'''Ezio
Auditore''': The best. May it never change.
->'''Frederico
change.\\
'''Frederico
Auditore''': And may it never change us.
17th Jan '18 12:42:07 AM tatsuya_suou
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-> '''Carlo:''' We kill thinking it's best for us, do we not, ''Messer'' Ezio?\\
'''Ezio:''' I do this not for myself. Compio questo sacrificio per il bene superiore. Requiescat in Pace.[[note]](I make this sacrifice for the greater good. Rest in peace.)[[/note]]

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-> '''Carlo:''' We kill thinking it's best for us, do '''Frederico Auditore''': It is a good life we not, ''Messer'' Ezio?\\
'''Ezio:''' I do this not for myself. Compio questo sacrificio per il bene superiore. Requiescat in Pace.[[note]](I make this sacrifice for the greater good. Rest in peace.)[[/note]]
lead, brother.
->'''Ezio Auditore''': The best. May it never change.
->'''Frederico Auditore''': And may it never change us.
4th Jan '18 2:50:45 PM DuPinz
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* ArtisticLicenseGeography: The borders of the districts of Florence are incorrect, with San Giovanni facing the river but not the walls while in real life it's the opposite.
** In RealLife, both Florence and Venice have a district named "Santa Croce". In the game, the former [[AdaptationNameChange gets renamed to San Marco]], while the latter is inglobated into San Polo.
** The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Baptistery Baptistery of St. John]] in Florence is nowhere to be seen, despite being one of the oldest and most famous buildings in the city. The graphic engine was too strained by the gargantuan model of the Cathedral for it to be included right in front.
** The actual Olivetan abbey south-east of San Gimignano, known as Monte Oliveto Minore ("the lesser"), gets replaced with the more famous Monte Oliveto Maggiore ("the greater"), some fifty miles away.



** The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Baptistery Baptistery of St. John]] in Florence is nowhere to be seen, despite being one of the oldest and most famous buildings in the city. The hardware was too strained by the gargantuan model of the Cathedral for it to be included too.
2nd Jan '18 2:50:19 PM LentilSandEater
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* YouKilledMyFather: Ezio goes on a crusade against his father's (and brothers') killers.
** Subverted in the end when [[spoiler:Ezio spares the life of Rodrigo Borgia, the man ultimately responsible for the conspiracy because he decided on CruelMercy instead.]].
* YoungerThanTheyLook: Ezio is only 17 at the start of the game, but he looks like he's in his 20s.

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* YouKilledMyFather: Ezio goes on a crusade against his father's (and brothers') killers.
** Subverted in
killers. In the end when [[spoiler:Ezio spares the life of Rodrigo Borgia, the man ultimately responsible for the conspiracy because he decided on CruelMercy instead.]].
* YoungerThanTheyLook: YoungerThanTheyLook:
**
Ezio is only 17 at the start of the game, but he looks like he's in his 20s.
10th Dec '17 4:26:30 PM nombretomado
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* {{DRM}}: At launch, the PC version required a constant internet connection to play the game. Any interruption in that connection either from the user or Ubisoft's servers would result in the player being kicked out of gameplay. Several months after launch, this was changed and the game only required an Internet check when first starting up. Thankfully, this has been removed, allowing one to play offline without a connection.
9th Dec '17 3:23:36 PM LentilSandEater
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* GoingToHellForThis: In a meta example, many players said this when they realized that the FinalBoss was [[spoiler:Pope Alexander VI]], and that the FinalBattle is tantamount to [[CurbStompBattle a bare-knuckle fistfight with the man himself]] [[spoiler:inside the Vatican, in the middle of High Mass]]. However, it's historical fact that [[spoiler:Alexander]] was a horrible person, so hopefully {{God}} will give all us gamers a mulligan on this one.
9th Dec '17 3:15:19 PM LentilSandEater
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* ArmyOfThievesAndWhores: This game, and its sequels, show that the Assassins ([[TheUnfettered the real "criminals" themselves]]) recruit the lowest members of society into their ranks or otherwise aid them.
** This is even lampshaded by Antonio, who claims that the real heroes are the thieves, mercenaries, and prostitutes: they work towards a common goal to ensure freedom for all.

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* ArmyOfThievesAndWhores: This game, and its sequels, show that the Assassins ([[TheUnfettered the real "criminals" themselves]]) recruit the lowest members of society into their ranks or otherwise aid them. \n** This is even lampshaded proudly spoken of by Antonio, who claims that the real heroes are the thieves, mercenaries, and prostitutes: they work towards a common goal to ensure freedom for all.



* MasterSwordsman: Ezio appears to be this, which is lampshaded by Francesco de' Pazzi while fighting his guards. He's even better by the time he went to the Vatican, though due to the gameplay limitations of ''[=AC2=]'' combat, this isn't revealed until ''Brotherhood''. While he isn't able to perform "sub-weapon" attacks at the beginning of ''Brotherhood'', Ezio had by that time learned to perform kill streaks.

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* MasterSwordsman: Ezio appears to be this, which is lampshaded noted by Francesco de' Pazzi while fighting his guards. He's even better by the time he went to the Vatican, though due to the gameplay limitations of ''[=AC2=]'' combat, this isn't revealed until ''Brotherhood''. While he isn't able to perform "sub-weapon" attacks at the beginning of ''Brotherhood'', Ezio had by that time learned to perform kill streaks.
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