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    The Assassin's Emblom...

    Is the shape of the bottom view of an eagle's skull.




    They've did it, they've hacked Ubisoft and the Assassin Order.
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    D.I.D.'s Avatar Senior Member
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    This might be one of my favourite coincidences.

    Let's all remember this the next time we see something in AC that "couldn't be an accident"!
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    Yeah, more like a concidence, but man, they look so similar to each other!
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    I wonder if that was a coincidence or that was their inspiration.
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    Originally Posted by ze_topazio Go to original post
    I wonder if that was a coincidence or that was their inspiration.
    Personally I'd like to think of it as inspiration. After all this entire thing just rings "Seen, but unseen", as how the Assassins live.
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    Mind. Blown.
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    The Assassin Emblem has a number of influences. The most important one is the Lambda...

    http://historum.com/blogs/okamido/11...da-blazon.html

    Take a look at the logo on the shields.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparta
    This is the Lambda, the symbol of the Army of Sparta. Lambda these days is also used as a symbol of the gay community, and of course the logo of the Lambda is the symbol of the Half-Life games with Freeman holding the Coldbar being a gameplay correlative. Spartans were highly confused bunch of people in the old days, but their way of life inspired many philosophers over history.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laconophilia
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    So the Jackdaw flag has a skull in a skull....
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    Altair alternative meaning is flying eagle, leap of faith, eagle as a central AC icon, patrice's ingenuity --> they all lead me to believe it is not a coincidence instead an inspiration
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    I'm convinced that this isn't a coincidence. I mean, even the bottom curve has two pointy ends.
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