I finished playing Assassins Creed on the PC yesterday, which is perfect for doing the Diamonds in the Rough roundtable this month. The character of Altaïr is the rather classic archetype assassin character, although is heavily flawed at the start of the game. It’s his flaws which make the initial story interesting, although the game presents it rather heavy handedly it still works well. However, he goes from a rough coal character into a only slightly flawed diamond, leaving possibilities for any sequel material to use him further of course.
This might contain a few spoilers…which is kind of the point. Continue reading Diamonds in the Rough: The Assassin Altaïr