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xCr0wnedNorris
03-19-2011, 02:10 PM
I always found it strange how a 17 year-old noble with absolutely no training to become an Assassin, who spends all of his time trying to hook up with women or go out drinking, can still scale massive structures with relative ease. Where did he learn to free-run in the beginning of AC2? Did he just always scale steeples and temples as a child? I thought he was learning to become a banker or something. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

notafanboy
03-19-2011, 02:24 PM
i think his brother (federico) taught him

itsamea-mario
03-19-2011, 03:35 PM
Which would raise the question, How did Fredrico learn?

But it was probably due to climbing and jumping since he was a child, and i'm sure Giovanni would have encouraged it, knowing what they are to become an' all.

ThaWhistle
03-19-2011, 03:51 PM
i reckon the same place anyone who free runs did. they saw someone else do it, thought it was awesome, and had alot of freetime on their hands.

Or maybe Digital Jesus created two teenagers who could freerun, and then put them in a vidya game.

charleroi66
03-19-2011, 03:54 PM
is it weirdly inherited in their DNA (fictionally of course), from their free running Eden ancestors and so forth?

SWJS
03-19-2011, 03:59 PM
How did Fredrico learn?
Federico had started his assassin training before the events of AC2.

marbatico
03-19-2011, 04:03 PM
Giovanni tought Frederico and instructed him to teach Ezio, if i remeber correctly.

persiateddy95
03-19-2011, 04:22 PM
Originally posted by marbatico:
Giovanni tought Frederico and instructed him to teach Ezio, if i remeber correctly.
"Which would raise the question", how did Giovanni learn? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

SquarePolo27
03-19-2011, 04:23 PM
UbiGabe taught him http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Edit for lulz: Hello assassin Ezio, today I'm going to be answering a question that you have about freerunning. Ezi0 asks, "will I be able to jump ungracefully on a flimsy flag to get the other other side of a street but looking totally out of moveset in the process" The answer to that question is yes, you will. You'll also do the total opposite to that by swan diving into a pile of leaves while looking really graceful http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Evan52395
03-19-2011, 05:12 PM
It's a part of their ancestors DNA of TWCB.

itsamea-mario
03-19-2011, 05:27 PM
Free running isn't a genetic trait...

The physical capability to free run can be though.

Grandmaster_Z
03-19-2011, 05:38 PM
Patrice taught him

caswallawn_2k7
03-19-2011, 05:51 PM
to be honest it's not that hard to believe it was self taught, when I was younger I use to jump fences (run up and over taller ones) and climb just about thing that I could get a hand grip on, so all you have to do is just not stop as you grow up.

charleroi66
03-19-2011, 05:53 PM
Originally posted by itsamea-mario:
Free running isn't a genetic trait...

The physical capability to free run can be though.

but gaining access to ancestors memories are a genetic trait. cmon..its the fun of fiction!
think of the eagle vision..thats geneticly instinctive, right?

RzaRecta357
03-19-2011, 11:08 PM
Ubisoft got th name one and apparently everyone follows suit.

Free running and what our Assassin's do are two different things. Ezio and Altair do not do little flashy flips for style points.

They parkour, you know. The thing where you get from point A to B fastest.

Xanatos2007
03-20-2011, 01:01 AM
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Problem solved.