It's the fifth major installment and the third numbered title in the Assassin's Creed series. The main portion of Assassin's Creed III is set before, during and after the American Revolution from 1753 to 1783

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Set location for liberation missions?

I have been wandering for a while around the map trying to find liberation missions to get more assassins. Is there a set location for the missions? If so, is there a map I can get for the places of ...
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Sinking Men-of-war

I am doing the naval mission where you have to sink 2 men-of-war and board Nicholas Biddle's ship. I cannot sink the men-of-war however hard I try. Do you guys have any tips? Please try to not give ...
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Questions about a pivot

I did the tutorial for the pivots and got my first 3 pivots. But if you plant a pivot and another player finds it, what happens to the pivot? Do you lose it forever? Do you have to find it again? ...
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Where do I find a courier?

I've got all 100% sync, the only thing missing is the thieves challenges, which I can't finish because I can't find a courier to catch. I know that there's no way to make them "appear", but are there ...
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Can I get my recruit back after he has turned red?

Playing Assassin's Creed 3 and one of my recruits just turned red. Is he dead? Is there any way to get him back or replaced by a new one? Is there only so many recruits in the game I can get, and if ...
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How do I use the rope dart?

Could someone tell me how to use the rope dart properly? I use it, but struggle with finding out how to do different moves consistently with it. Especially wondering how to "catch" people and pull ...
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Where is the third farmer in New York?

Unfortunately this game is not free of bugs. In this case, markers disappear and never show on the map so it's hard to locate some targets or fast travel targets (forts, underground entrances, etc.). ...
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Which items are the most profitable for convoys?

So now that I've fleshed out my homestead with a whole bunch of people who can craft a whole plethora of items, I'm keen to find out which ones are the most profitable. Currently, I'm finding that ...
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How can I view the map in Assassin's Creed III?

Ok, this is a total newb question, but can't figure it out. I'm playing AC3 on a PC with an XBOX 360 controller connected. How can I open the map? Or, can I open the map? I have this tiny minimap in ...
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Should I play the predecessors before Assassin's Creed III?

I'm thinking about trying out Assassin's Creed III, but wondering if I should play through the predecessors first. Are they important to the story? Is there lots of things in AC3 I won't really get ...
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What's the most effective non-stealth hand-to-hand combat strategy for a fort captain?

In AC3, I have a little trouble beating the captain of the fort in close range non-stealth combat, who is usually able to counter a counter with a damaging punch to the face. This means that I can ...
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How can I see the challenges of each club?

I want to get the trophy "In Good Standing" and for that I need to complete all the challenges of at least one club. Every time I complete one the screen pops out some notifications that inform me ...
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How do I reduce notoriety in the woods? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to reduce notoriety in the frontier? I got bored and attacked some redcoat convoys in the woods, and now I'm fairly notorious. I have two little icons of notoriety ...
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Two guns not displayed, even though twin holster crafted

I've crafted a twin holster and the two guns are not displayed. The second holster is there but the gun isn't displayed and even the Gun icon on the HUD shows 2 fragments (as I've equipped the gun, ...
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How can I set the display mode in ACIII?

With games like CoD MW3/BO2 and BF3, I've been able to change the display mode from the default fullscreen to fullscreen (windowed), this allows me to select off the game more easily, which I prefer. ...
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How to reduce notoriety in the frontier?

In some parts of the wilderness, I have a notoriety of 1, and in other parts I don't have notoriety at all. How can I reduce it?
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How to do in game text chat in Assassins creed 3?

Earlier I used to play MW3 multiplayer. There we have a very simple way to chat. Just press T and write, everyone can see that. Press Y and write only your team mates can see that. But in Assassin's ...
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Homestead quests are missing

According to this guide, every homestead quest from 18 on is missing. I thought they might be in later sequences, but no one popped up until the very end. What did I miss?
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What is the flute music for when in the frontier?

I often run around in the frontier and at seemingly random spots I hear a native american flute play. Often I look around to try to see if there is something around me to look for but I don't see ...
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What's the DRM Model Ubisoft is Using for Assassins Creed III on the PC?

I'm trying to see if the rumors about Ubisoft coming to thier senses about super-intrusive DRM apply to thier AAA titles. So far google has 2 completely conflicting articles about DRM for Assassins ...
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How do I get my pre-order bonus content in AC 3?

I've pre-ordered the AC III deluxe edition and now It's ready. I've installed it, but it seems that I only installed the game without the added contents of the deluxe edition, I didn't receive any ...
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Where can I see the Achievements?

In Assassins Creed III, I sometimes see "Brawler" or hunting achievements pop up, like Kill a captain (4/10) Where can I view the open achievements I still have to do? I couldn't find it ...
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Why isn't my map full?

I'm on sequence 6. I have visited all the high spots in Boston and the Frontier, but the maps still have patches of unknown territory that I need to discover by foot. The stats screen says that I've ...
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What happened to Cross in Assassin's Creed 3 when he was attacking Desmond?

So Cross was attacking Desmond when he was in Abstergo Industries and he was about to shoot Desmond when he suddenly freaked out and held his head in pain! What exactly happened to him?
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Where are the sockets for the power sources?

I've been walking around this cave forever and I can't find the socket for the power source from the skyscraper. Where are the sockets for the power sources in Assassins Creed 3?
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Where's all the stuff I bought?

I recently made quite a few purchases in Assassin's Creed 3. Specifically, weapons and outfits. The problem I'm currently facing, however, is that I cannot find any of them! I've checked every room ...
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Lock picking technique

So I've tried this twice now and it's taken me about 5 minutes each time and it feels way too random. The instructions say "Move the mouse left and right" so am I supposed to wiggle it? .. and the ...
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Where is the best place to hunt bobcats?

I absolutely for the life of me cannot find these anywhere. The only area that my hunting guide even thinks they show up in is the one with the lighthouse (the name escapes me at the moment) but I've ...
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Playing Assassin's Creed 3 in windowed mode

According to the AC3 forums, windowed mode is currently not supported. However, often there are hacks/workarounds available to get windowed mode working anyway. So is there some way to play AC3 in ...
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My convoy's status is stuck at “attacked”, what can I do?

My convoy has been attacked and i sent my mini-mes to deal with it. Strangely, they became available nearly instantly, despite the dialogue saying they would be occupied for 11 minutes. I don't ...
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Are hunting spoils vendor trash, or do they have another use?

I've gathered about 12k worth of animal bits while riding around the Frontier, should I be holding on to (some) of them, or is it safe to sell the lot? Do the useful bits, if any, get sold with the ...
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When do you unlock naval trade in assassins creed 3?

So I've been playing for a while now, and I assume that there is the possibility of naval trade, since there are missions to reduce the risk on certain routes, but I don't know when naval trade is ...
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How do I acquire more convoys?

In Assassin's Creed 3, you have the option of sending out convoys loaded with goods for sale. I'm lead to believe that this should be your primary means of income as you roam the frontier and kill ...
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Can I play PS3 games from another country?

I'm going to buy Assassins Creed 3 on amazon.com, but my friend told me if I buy it from there, I can't play because I have a PS3 from Iceland (where I live). It is true? Does the PS3 have region ...
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What is the way to expose a ship's powder stores

On some of the ship missions there is an optional objective of "sink ships by firing on their powder stores". I know how this works broadly - I've shot up some ships and got the specific target that ...
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Stuck in present day cave without all the power sources

How do I get out of present day when I've only gotten 1 power source? I'm stuck in the cave and nothing happens when I walk up to the second power source on the ledge. I am trying to go back to being ...
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Can I still replay Desmond's Missions after completing the game?

In the present hub, there's a computer to play again Desmond's Missions. But in the ending of the game, an event makes that hub becomes inaccessible in the end-game (spoilers!). So, is it possible ...
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What is Captain Kidd's treasure?

I have found 14/24 trinkets for Peg Leg. After returning each back to Peg Leg a naval map location is revealed to me. Now the latest one has me aboard the Octavius, and I died a few times trying to ...
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How to use pre order bonus items?

I have an Amazon preorder bonus code for Assassins Creed 3. I followed the steps to get the bonus items - From the main menu of your game, go to the Extras section, select 'Exclusive Content', and ...
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How to use an enemy as a meatbag?

I've tried everything (I think) and searched and searched, but I can't seem to figure out how to hold an enemy as meatbag when the red coats (or other enemies) start firing at me. The simple on ...
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Are Almanac page paths predetermined?

So far, I have had absolutely zero luck catching a single Almanac Page in Assassin's Creed 3. Every time I start to chase one, I am immediately met with a pop-up stating: "The Almanac page is ...
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Wolves for Lambs Trophy

What counts as an "additional map" for the Wolves for Lambs trophy? Complete a Wolfpack multiplayer session on any of the additional maps.
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One for All Trophy

Which characters count as "additional" towards the One for All Trophy trophy? With any of the additional characters, perform 20 ‘Revive’ actions.
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What is the purpose of collecting feathers?

I am currently playing as Connor. I see feather locations a lot on my map. Some of the feathers I have collected. But what can I do with the feathers?
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How do I solve the Magic Lantern puzzle in the Boston Underground?

I'm in the Boston underground and just got to a puzzle about the Masons and a Magic Lantern. There are 4 symbols being projected on a wall: justice, a cross, a globe, and a ship steering wheel. The ...
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How do I get full syncronization on “River Rescue”?

No matter how fast I go following the path, I can never reach Terry before the bit by the waterfall. But his log is always too far away to jump to without getting wet...is there something I'm missing ...
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Can players choose when to retrieve power sources in Assassin's Creed 3?

Can players choose when to retrieve power sources in Assassin's Creed 3? Or do these events/missions only happen at specific times?
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Where can I find a hunting cabin?

I'm trying to complete "The Hunting Society" mission. The goal is to "visit one of the hunting cabins in the Frontier", but I can't find any. There don't seem to be any marked on the map. Where are ...
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What are some good ways to earn cash?

Getting a large sum of money in Assassin's Creed 3 is much different then previous version of the game. Gone are they days of buying every shop in town, and now we appear to have to actually do a ...
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How do I earn the “An Extraordinary Man” achievement?

The "An Extraordinary Man" achievement requires you complete the Homestead challenge "Encyclopedia of the Common Man." I can't figure out how to do it though. The instructions that briefly came up ...