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Assassin’s Creed. Go away :'(.

November 22, 2007

So I was happily playing Assassin’s Creed today, when I come to a section near the end of the game, and what should happen but I fall through the floor. Upon falling through the floor I die, and respawn back at my last checkpoint, when standing in front of me is a second Altair that also responds to my controller input.

Now, dual assassin death on its own is a cool prospect, and so I persevered with two Altairs. However, I soon learned that it was nigh on impossible to navigate the section due to a dodgy camera and a tendancy for the game to switch which Altair I was controlling on every pull of the left trigger.

So, naturally, I booted up my last save point by exiting the game and reloading. Imagine my horror when I fall down the game world for the second time, and the same glitch initiates. This happened roughly six times before I gave up, turned off the xbox and did something else for a few hours.

Upon returning to the xbox several ours later, I did so in the hope that the problem would be foxed. But alas, the problem persisted. And now I can’t finish the game. Great.

I really don’t want to play from the start, and I really hope it isn’t a problem with my disc, but right now I’m not in a good mood with Assassin’s Creed.  And it’s a real shame, because I wanted to find out the story.

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One comment

  1. Sounds like you could solve the problem by not falling down in the first place.

    Though having subjected myself to Alone In The Dark 5 for more sessions than it deserves out of some masochistic urge, I do tend to agree that some games are evidently in need of more testers and quicker patches.

    Ideally they just wouldn’t be broken in the first place, but I – to quote the inestimable Mr. Threepwood – might as well wish for some chicken and a big mug of grog for all the good it’ll do me.



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