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irishassassin24
03-23-2007, 03:31 PM
I have recently discovered some interesting info on storyline released by Ubisoft. This is what they had to say:
Our story follows a disgraced master Assassin ,Altair, who embarks on an epic quest to restore his status within the Assassin Order. After failing to assassinate the Templar Leader Robert De Sable and recover the legendary Templar Treasure, Altair is demoted to Uninitiated (the lowest rank in the Assassin order).
Sinan, Leader of the Assassins, offers our hero an opportunity to redeem himself. Altair must venture out into the Holy Land and assassinate men said to be exacerbating and exploiting the hostilities created by the Third Crusade. In doing so, he will stabilize the region, allowing Sinan to usher in an age of peace.

When our game begins, Richard the Lionheart has just recaptured the port city of Acre from occupying Saracens. With a base of operations established, the Crusaders prepare to march south. Their true target is Jeruselum which they intend to recapture in the name of the Church. However, Saladin, leader of the Saracen Army, currently rules Jerusalem. Stinging from his army's defeat at Acre, he will now allow Richard to humiliate him again. The Saracens are massing at the ruins of Fortress Arsuf, intending to ambush the Crusaders and prevent them from reaching Jerusalem.

These war maneuvers have left the rest of the Holy Land wide open. While Richard and Saladin battle one another, the men left to govern in their stead have begun taking advantage of their newfound positions of power. Exploiting, manipulation, and provocation rule the day. It is into this chaotic mess our hero now finds himself thrust. He is ordered to assassinate those most active in their exploitation.
And so Altair begins his missions.
Along the way, however, he will begin to discover that his targets are bound by more than just a shared interest in personal gain. They seem to share membership in a secret society a group all too familiar to the Assassins. And they are not simply looking for profit. The true goal, and how they plan to achieve it are secrets to be discovered during the course of our story.

SpyderNynja
03-23-2007, 04:15 PM
Uber sweet! Nice find! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

May wanna post where you found it though...just for safe measure http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

KnightTemplar45
03-23-2007, 08:49 PM
That's awesome, i can't wait for this game.

Hassan-Sabbah
03-23-2007, 09:10 PM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Hassan-Sabbah:
There were later legends that connected the "Red and White" to the Assassins, but most scholars give this no creedence what-so-ever, as there is nothing to back it up. A few authors (James Wasserman, for one) have tried to make a connection between the Templars and the Assassins as being part of a larger secret society (again, no historical basis for this, tho' the two did have contact, and more often than not, the Nizari (assassins) came up with the short end of the stick).

Maybe, the story line's "conspiracy" will play upon that "Templar/Assasin" secret society thing...? I doubt it though...they really were quite opposed to each other in many ways.

But, as is often the case, even with modern day "secret societies"....the lower degrees rarely know what is going on at the top of the pyramid... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gifQUOTE](Originaly posted in "Altair in Disguise?"

WOW! I amaze myself sometimes! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Be Well!

zoozilla
03-23-2007, 09:13 PM
Sorry for being suspicious, but...where'd you get the info?

chewie1890
03-23-2007, 09:36 PM
I wish they could decide if it was Sinan or Hassan who lead the assassins in this game...

Hassan-Sabbah
03-24-2007, 04:09 AM
Originally posted by chewie1890:
I wish they could decide if it was Sinan or Hassan who lead the assassins in this game...

If the devs are going for "Historical realism" it would have to be Sinan. Hassan ibn Sabbah Hayrrat would be long dead by the 1190's. It is also mentioned repeatedly (Jade Rayman) that the start point of the game is Masayat (NOT Alamut), which is in Syria and was the stronghold of Nizari whose head was Sinan.

Alamut/Hassan was far off in Persia, and though travel between the "Holy Land" and Alamut took place, it was a long and time consuming journey. Not impossible, but the time frame of the late 1100's would put it well out of Hassan's lifetime and into the latter part of Sinan's. Not too mention Syria being MUCH closer geographically to the Holy Land.

Sinan (at the behest of outside individuals) is known to have sent several Fid'ai (Assassins),on more than one occassion, to kill Salah Al Din (Saladin), so that would also fit the time period.

(Unless, of course...your question is a sarcastic one, and in that case, I just wasted my time on that little History blurb... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/icon_twisted.gif)

Hassan is the most well known of the Imams of the Nazari (assassins), so I can see where everyone keeps getting confused.

Be well All!

noobfun
03-24-2007, 10:15 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/agreepost.gif

i spotted this yesterday and thought of the other post you did, made me lol

quicksilver_502
03-24-2007, 11:21 AM
i've known about this info for months. i thought it was common knowledge.

noobfun
03-24-2007, 11:25 AM
Originally posted by quicksilver_502:
i've known about this info for months. i thought it was common knowledge.

the back drop and most of the info is known

mentioning sinan by name is new, and the secret society


They seem to share membership in a secret society a group all too familiar to the Assassins. And they are not simply looking for profit. The true goal, and how they plan to achieve it are secrets to be discovered during the course of our story.

all the other sources have said they are orcastrating the crusade for profit and power

spider527
03-24-2007, 11:40 AM
you still haven't said where you got this info. All you say is they said it which is hearsay.

Where did they say this?

In any event, this game is going to be a lot of fun to play. I can't wait for it to come out.

broken_ange1985
03-24-2007, 07:15 PM
i read on IGN (i will post the link in a couple minutes) that Veronica Mars star Kristen Bell is in the game, dont know the character she plays but its important enough for her to be scanned into the game, she did her vocals and stuff for it already, and she spilled a little info on the game, that it has a sci fi twist to it, she mention the alteration of genes, and "genetic memory" basically meaning that if you died, you could take your genes out of the corpse and clone them, and the gene memory would make a clone of all the thoughts in your brain and itd be like you never died. she said that is what the "conspiracy" mentioned was, part of the conspiracy at least.

P.S.
will post the link in a sec.

broken_ange1985
03-24-2007, 07:26 PM
heres the link. its mostly about season 3 of Veronica Mars, but on the second or third page (i forgot so just read the whole thing) she talks about the game. enjoy. it was posted in december

http://tv.ign.com/articles/750/750843p1.html

rahul911
03-24-2007, 09:16 PM
the info about the actress who spilled beans on the game happened ages ago....although u can't actually says he spilled beans becvause no-one understood it
The info originally posted on this thread, i'd give UbI and A+ if this info is correct, but where is the damn link to it,

broken_ange1985
03-24-2007, 09:45 PM
Originally posted by rahul911:
the info about the actress who spilled beans on the game happened ages ago....although u can't actually says he spilled beans becvause no-one understood it
The info originally posted on this thread, i'd give UbI and A+ if this info is correct, but where is the damn link to it,

yeah i did say that it was released back in december.

irishassassin24
03-26-2007, 09:18 AM
Here is the link i found. Im pretty sure this was released by Ubisoft (About 99.9%)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/o/ASIN/B000NG591G/ref=s9_asin_t...24291&pf_rd_i=468294 (http://www.amazon.co.uk/o/ASIN/B000NG591G/ref=s9_asin_title_1/202-3214002-1733410?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=center-1&pf_rd_r=1F3GZQEY8402BTZK5FDD&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=125824291&pf_rd_i=468294)

Just scroll down to manufactorers description
Sorry it was so late lol

P.S: The release date and box art on the website are NOT official. Just to make sure I didnt get banned for starting up lots of rumours about release date and box art lol http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

tkl7665
03-27-2007, 08:16 PM
Some how I get the feeling of "Da Vinc Code" based on the story that you posted???

Mayb in the future, they are trying to dig up something or some historical artifact, and are trying to link it up thru Altair???

(^-^)

PoPFan05
03-29-2007, 12:02 AM
This is old news for me... read about this several months ago.