Assassin's Creed II is the second game in the main Assassin's Creed series by Ubisoft. The game picks up immediately where Assassin's Creed ended, with Desmond's escape from Abstergo. From there, a new ancestor is introduced: Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the early Italian Renaissance.

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Is there any mission in assassin's creed unity similar to the boat mission in assassin's creed 2?

There was a mission in Assassin's creed 2 where you had to kill Savonarola's 9 lieutenants. One of them, the merchant, was stationed on a ship, and had many guards on the ship patrolling constantly. I ...
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Assassin's Creed II keep on crashing

I recently purchased this game, Assassin's Creed II Deluxe Edition, mainly because it looked interesting and it was on sale. So I bought it and installed it. When I lauched the game, it gave me the ...
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what Assassin's Creed 2 Patch version?

I just wanted some Information and maybe someone smart enough to get me the solution.When I run the patch it show an error message "this patch is designed for version 1.00. 1.01 was found instead". ...
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Is a Uplay account required for Assassin's Creed 2 on consoles (Xbox 360, PS3)?

I'm thinking about finally buying a PS3 and I was wondering if Assassin's Creed 2 would require a Uplay account, or if Uplay is optional. I have held off on buying these games on Steam for this ...
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Is there a way to effectively use Knifes and not be detected in late game stages?

In the beginning of the Assassin's Creed 2 games (at least 2 and Brotherhood, not sure on Revelations) your throwing knives can be used to kill guards and not be detected however as the game ...
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Does the binary mean anything?

In the puzzles of 16's files where you need to scan an image, sometimes there are hidden areas which have in binary. Do these have any secret meaning like with the Moon Landing images the US flag is ...
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How do i use the Assassin's Creed 2 GotY Edition DLC on the Xbox 360?

I got Assassin's Creed 2 Game of the Year Edition for the 360 and the slip inside says it comes with DLC which was the reason why i brought it. when i got Borderlands Game of the Year Edition for the ...
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How do you run from combat in Assassin's Creed II?

I am trying to escape in Chapter 3, when you train with Mario. How do you do it on PC? I just don't get it.
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Assassin's Creed 2 occasionaly closes silently when autosaving

Sometimes when I do something that would cause an autosave (loot a chest, pick up a feather, accept a mission), the game silently quits, no errors messages or anything. My PC has a quadcore CPU.
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Assassins Creed 2 undo a viewpoint sync

In Monteriggioni one of the missions is to synchronize the viewpoint at the top of the villa. Me being impatient when it comes to having no mini-map, already synchronized this viewpoint before the ...
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Does dyeing your clothes in Assassin's Creed 2 have any effect on your character?

Just wondering whether the different coloured dyes have any effect on the way people interact with your character in Assassin's Creed 2?
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Playing used UPlay Games

So, my lovely girlfriend bought me a (used) copy of Assassin's Creed II for Christmas, and I finally got around to installing it today (what can I say, I also got Minecraft). Anyway, after installing ...
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How do I de-lock away from enemies?

I'm fairly new to the Assassins Creed series, and one thing that's been bugging me like crazy is locking on to enemies. Sometimes, when I'm running away from guards, I end up accidently locking on to ...
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Stuck at Hidden Blade Cutscene

Assassin's Creed 2 gets stuck at the cut-scene where: I can open the map, options dialog, and change weapons but the cut-scene will not proceed. I have tried replaying this memory several times, ...
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How can I improve my FPS in Assassins Creed 2?

Assassins Creed 2 is notorious for being resource-intensive, and particularly for my computer, it's bad. Even tweaking down the ingame settings to the lowest, lowering my resolution to the min, I can ...
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Can I map more weapons from the wheel to keys?

I know the AC series is ported from consoles, but on a PC I have a whole load of unused keys within easy reach. Is there a way to map more weapons, currently accessed via the wheel only, to keys? For ...
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How do I kill the merchant in the “Port Authority” mission without being detected?

One of Ezio's assassinations requires me to kill a merchant hiding on a boat without being detected by any of his guards. He's being guarded by an archer on the dock (no problem), two patrolling ...
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Does the Assassin's Creed 2 opening cinematic change based on how much of the game you've completed?

I just fired up Assassin's Creed 2 and let it idle, which I haven't done before. The idle movie that played involved Ezio chasing down a man during the festival in Venice, cornering him in an alley, ...
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What's the solution to the Edison / Ford “139” code in Assassin's Creed 2?

One of the passwords in Assassin's Creed 2 deals with Thomas Edison and J.P. Morgan trying to discredit Nikola Tesla in order to prevent alternating current from freeing the people, or something like ...
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I just resumed an Assassin's Creed save from months ago. How can I find out my objective?

I just resumed my Assassin's Creed 2 game, which I haven't played for several months. The game loaded, and suddenly there's Ezio, standing in the middle of a crowded street, weapons in sleeves, with ...
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How long is Assassin's Creed Brotherhood compared to 2?

So, every time I thought Assassin's Creed II was going to end, it just kept going to epic proportions. I'm currently waiting for Steam to download Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, and I'm wondering if ...
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Can you quit a side quest in Assassin's Creed 2?

I decided to do a side quest, but figured out that its to hard for me, is there any way to quit it? (I'm using a pc if it helps)
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How do you jump backwards when hanging from a wall in Assassin's Creed 2 for the PC?

How in the heck do you jump backwards off the wall in Assassin's Creed 2 for the PC? I press the high profile button w and then tap space and the direction I want to go and just keep falling off and ...
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How do I change my armor?

In Assassin's Creed II, after acquiring Altaïr's armor, I decided to purchase all of the other armor sets, in order to increase the villa's value. It seems, however, that I no longer have access to ...
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Change default display of a game (Assassin's Creed 2)

No sure if this is a general Windows 7 question or particular to Assassin's Creed 2. How do I change the display adapter that the game starts in? EDIT: Without changing the whole "Main Display" ...
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How do I consistently shove and tackle people in Assassin's Creed on the PC?

I just recently started playing Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood on the PC. When I started Sequence 2, there is a mission where I have to tackle a guy who stole my money. I keep chasing him, but I can't ...
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How come Leonardo just took my codex page?

I just acquired a codex page in a guarded house in Venice. I went to Leonardo to have it decoded, and he said "Ah, this one is easy!". Next second I'm back on the street where a pickpocket is running ...
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Where are the save files for the Steam edition of Assassins Creed II located?

Where are the Assassins Creed II save files? I found a few locations in Google, but most of them do not exist on my system. I also found an article that Ubisoft patched AC2 to save locally. Are the ...
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What is the best keyboard button setting you use to run fast in Assassin's Creed?

I just started playing "Assassin's Creed". It's confusing me. I'm at the beginning, I have to run fast and win the race with one guy, but it's difficult to press 2 buttons at the same time and then ...
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Can I play Assassin's Creed 2 or use Ubisoft's Uplay offline?

Late last night (around midnight EDT), I tried to play Assassin's Creed 2 on the PC via Steam. I was unable to even get past the Uplay login screen because Ubisoft's service was down. Not only that ...
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Does hugging Leonardo da Vinci yield any benefits?

I just recently arrived in Venice in Assassin's Creed 2 (PC version) and started the first mission where a man gives me and Leonardo da Vinci a quick tour of Venice. At the end, there is a cut-scene ...
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Finding codex pages in Assasin's Creed 2

I'm at 28/30 codex pages and can't access my next memory sequence without all 30. I've been given a map to the locations of all the pages, though, and with that I've roamed around all 4 cities, but ...
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How to change weapons when using the PC keyboard?

I've got so far in the game that I have to use the pistol for training, however for some odd reason I can't use the HUD to change weapon types (it simply won't change the weapon when I release the ...
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Are Assassins Creed 2 side quests worth completing?

I recently got into Assassins Creed 2 (I realise I'm a little late to the party) and am at the point where I have just unlocked the Contract Side quests. I imagine these side quests (contracts, ...
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Accessing the two treasure chests that are under the villa?

In the area of the Villa there are two treasure chests indicated on the map, as so: This screenshot was taken while I was on the stairs to the underground sanctuary, and the map items are lit up, ...
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What's happened to my save game?

I started Assasssin's Creed 2 this morning, and I found a very bad surprise. All of the missions played the day before haven't been saved. All of sequence 3, from Casa Dolce Casa to A Change of Plans, ...
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How do I switch which weapon I am using in each slot?

When you buy a new weapon it replaces whatever you were currently carrying of the same type, but I cannot seem to find a way to switch back to previous weapons. The shops just have previous items ...
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Are there different difficulty settings?

I started yesterday Assassin's Creed 2 on PC. I don't remember that the game asked me to select a difficulty setting at start. Is this available? I am asking it because the fights I did in the first ...
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Is there a reliable way to double assassinate?

I'm playing Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood but I assume this applies to AC2 as well. I'm trying to do an especially difficult Borgia captain assassination and it's proving frustrating because double ...
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Is there a good reason to collect all the treasure chests?

I just completed Assassin's Creed 2 and so I'm looking at tying up loose ends (ie - finishing trophies/achievements). However, I'm surprised to find that there are no trophies for getting 100% of the ...
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Notoriety and pickpocketing

Throughout all of sequence 1 of Assassin's Creed II, I was able to pickpocket (steal, pilfer) at whim, and it was great! I used to find groups of people upon the streets that were in close proximity, ...
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Leonardo da Vinci

I just got done with sequence 1 in AC2, and I noticed that I have a document called a codex. But I can't read the codex and it tells me that I have to find Leonardo da Vinci to decrypt it for me. I ...
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Assassins creed 2 story recap

I have played but never completed Creed 2, and want to play Brotherhood without restarting 2. Are there any recaps out there? Or can anyone summarise the key plot points for me, so that I don't go ...
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What good are daggers?

I've gotten to Venice and I have never so much as drawn my dagger (well, not on purpose. Thanks, obnoxiously twitchy weapon selector!). I haven't felt like anything was particularly difficult while ...
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Fastest way to kill heavily armored guards in a group?

I've gotten as far as Venice, and I haven't had much difficulty with any of the fights so far. The one thing that seems particularly dangerous is the heavily armored knight-type guards. What I have ...
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How to lose your main weapon in Assassins creed 2?

I was fighting with a scimitar and suddenly I noticed I'm actually fighting with a common sword. How do I drop this weapon and pick up a guards weapon? I wanna pick up an axe or spear.
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What happens in Assassin's Creed 2 when you find all the feathers?

Getting all the feathers is a grind and tedious for me. Is it worth getting them?
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How do I use Assassin's Creed DLC in another profile?

I got some of the DLCs ( bonfires of vanities, etc ) and installed them in one profile, now I can't access them in another profile that I had. What should I do?
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Is it worth finishing Assassin's Creed 1 before playing 2?

How much of the storyline carries over to the second version? I'm considering skipping to AC2 since I've heard its quite a bit more varied and generally a better game. AC1 was fun in the beginning ...
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How do I pull a guard off a roof in Assassin's Creed 2?

Every time I try to assassinate a guard on a roof, I always jump up and kill him with my hidden blade. How do I pull a guard off a roof to assassinate him in Assassin's Creed 2?