Back to the Renaissance!

In the past weeks I finished Darksiders, the last series I played just recording videos and uploading them, and Tales of Zestiria, my longest running series and the first for which I edited the content to make it a bit more entertaining. Granted, I only did so for the last couple of episodes and only added a few animations, but you gotta start somewhere, right?

Before I took my break, I had three running series and with two of them done, it’s time to end the last one and move on to new projects. That’s right, it’s time to go back to the renaissance, fight the Templars and open the way to the vault in Assassin’s Creed II. Continue reading Back to the Renaissance!

Assassins, Templars and Bartenders – Characterisation in Assassin’s Creed

I’m now playing Assassin’s Creed II as one of my LawfulGeek Plays series on YouTube. It’s my favourite game of the series and I have a thing for Renaissance Italy. I love the characters, the historical figures, the references mixed in with the series’ alternate history, all of it. I love that there’s a lot to do but without the overload present in future Assassin’s Creed titles.

During the first episode, I discussed why I thought Desmond Miles was a fantastic character. I went on and on about it for about five to ten minutes. Since then, I’ve been wondering about the rest of the characters in the series. I once wrote a small piece on them, and with more characters now to talk about, why not do it again, but this time analyse what makes them good or bad and how they could’ve been better!

So let’s get to it! Continue reading Assassins, Templars and Bartenders – Characterisation in Assassin’s Creed