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AC: Decoy by JessKat-art AC: Decoy by JessKat-art
A couple of times in the game it's happened that a civilian manages to climb up on the rooftops. Don't ask me how. Usually after a minute or so they remember they're not really supposed to be there and jump back down. The first time I encountered one, I thought: wouldn't it be funn-- I mean, tragic if they attracted the archers' attention?


(I hope the gesture in the last panel is clear enough. It's supposed to be a "thank you" salute. It's a bit hard to depict in a still image.)
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:iconalpha1ance:
Alpha1ance Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015
Always funny that everyone could suddenly parkour after you including fat old merchants
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:iconghostgirl1998:
Ghostgirl1998 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Lol! He like, "Thanks for the save!"
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:iconnot-sparkly-at-all:
Not-Sparkly-At-All Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Aww man I've never seen this before *cries*
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:icontheservantgrunt:
theservantgrunt Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Student Artist
It happend to me a few times
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:iconkronosam:
Kronosam Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
LOL! That'd be hilarious if it did happen! XD
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:icontalisath:
talisath Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Huh, that never happened to me?!
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:iconschkan:
Schkan Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
These faces ! EPIC !
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:iconkuro-tsuki-san:
Kuro-Tsuki-san Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
Can't. . . b breath.
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:iconfateofchaos:
FateOfChaos Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013
Ha! Poor man.
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:iconalfazil:
Alfazil Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
:lol: this would be funny if it happened like that in game.
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:icondulcamarra:
Dulcamarra Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha, fantastic !! x)
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:iconmadmother88:
MadMother88 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol so nice of him
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:iconassaixfedajini:
AssaixFedajini Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
Hahaha^^ This is sooo great! :laughing:
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:iconmataalturtle:
MataalTurtle Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This has never happened to me XD But I wish it did...
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:iconamlugwen:
amlugwen Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013
:giggle: er i mean yes, very tragic but you drew it like fun ... call a medic someone?
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:iconambrosedraco:
AmbroseDraco Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012
:iconimhappyplz: Oh lawd
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:iconbigfatcarp93:
bigfatcarp93 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012
ROFL
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:iconflamehorse:
flamehorse Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
This is great. Poor Civilian.
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:iconraptoranton:
RaptorAnton Featured By Owner May 1, 2012
Two years later, I must say that things got even worse in the last AC part. Instead of climbing over the places they weren't supposed to be at, they fell off all the surfaces :p
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:iconmondevu:
Mondevu Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Student Filmographer
Oh my word, this is SO true! :giggle: I've seen it happen in every single game in the series so far!

Well, every big console game. -_- I tried two of the handheld versions. Both sucked. No thank you.
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AndelMartina Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012
:D why can't i have civilians on rooftops in my game as well? :D i encounter only guards that stupidly jump down after they've stoped chasing me and of course kill themselves :P which is not funny if you get down faster than them and then they fall in front of you (results in another chase)
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peterandwendy Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:D
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:iconchowdersbuddy:
chowdersbuddy Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
an awesome drawing
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:iconrimfaxe96:
Rimfaxe96 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011
I bet everytime a villager meets Altair/an Assassin on a house, he must be all like "WTF are you doing on my roof?" :XD:
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:iconjesskat-art:
JessKat-art Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In Brotherhood you're able to climb buildings at Monteriggioni as Desmond at night. The awkward thing is, most windows have lights on inside, meaning there are people living in there. In Ezio's and Alta´r's time you can still imagine people would sometimes expect a thief or a guard to run across their roofs, but Monteriggioni is supposed to be closed to all but those who live there. I always wonder what would happen if someone suddenly opened a window and saw Desmond hanging from a drainpipe.
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Rimfaxe96 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
Lmao. xD
I'd probably be all like... "Can I help you with something?" :D
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:iconpyrianassassin:
PyrianAssassin Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I will say can I join the creed early?
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MaRina731 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D
I've watched an LP of AC; it never happened in this LP but that doesn't mean anything, I believe. Sometimes games are bugged, sometimes they're not. ;) Anyways: This is a funny little scene! :D It would have been terrific if the assassin (I'm sorry, I forgot his name ... :/ ) really did what you depicted in a comic here. :) :D

:+fav:'d
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PyrianAssassin Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Just say Altair.
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:iconhatochiisai:
hatochiisai Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011
XD I love the look on the Assassin's face when he sees the civilian on the roof.
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:iconsyn-the-guardian:
Syn-the-Guardian Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011
Lol, Alta´r is funneh.
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SimplePlan007 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG i laughed so hard xD yeah i had that situation a few times. also in acre at the docks, there┤s always someone who walks on a small boat and then jumps into the water
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honeycrackle Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011
Honestly, I wondered if this would happen! Just some guy wanders up onto the roof and BAM arrow'd.
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Vadu20 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011
ahahahahahahahahahahahah X░░░░░░D it is great!
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Emi-chan101 Featured By Owner May 17, 2011
Your art is very cutsey and funny :)
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coyote094 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hehehe this made my day! ^^ and don't worry the expression in the last pannel is just perfect ;D I thought of it more like a "see ya!" lol what a great comic! :D it really would be fun "I mean...tragic" if it really were to happen >.<
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Zalin Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2011
The thank you salute is clear, and depicted legibly : ) Good work : )
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:iconwyrd66:
wyrd66 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
That's hilarious. I admit, I've thought the same thing once or twice. :)
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mrSketchy Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
haha yeah it's strange when civilians glitch or if I ...'accidentally' throw some over edges ect, only to end up on some architecture.
Though I found when they go to return t their predetermined route they'll use assassin maneuvers to climb back to the main street. Parkour skills apparently are like the tamagotchis of 1200ad. Well, according to ubisoft
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Red-Fox14 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Well, back then it made sense to learn how to climb like that, though they probably weren't as skilled as an Assassin.
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JessKat-art Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In the second game I killed someone on the street surrounded by high walls. Some of the civilians panicked and started running away, a whole group of them just started scrambling up the buildings to get away from me! It was pretty amusing, I followed them to see where they would end up, but most of them just climbed over the one building and got back down to street level on the other side.
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amethystartist83 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2011
Watch them scramble away from you like little ants, eh ? That appeals to my sadistic side, erm, I mean my "playful" side a lil' bit, may get the game just to do that, lol...
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leonardoxlaura-fan Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011
Oh man, that's cruel. XD
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Turkey13 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011
Ha ha. Hilarious!
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silentclearlite Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
:rofl:
last panel so funny :D
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DJdannie4610 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
Wow, me and my cousin never know that o-o
Roof guards piss me off [all the time whenever I'm on the roof with a roof guard noticing me] so I did just use hidden blade and sly to kill guards.
BTW your comic is so funny XD mmm...I wonder what's your fav. weapons in AC series? o-o? [Hidden Blades, Collection of Armors, include collections of weapons ^^; don't ask coz Im too into blood killing games since I was little girl :> PEACE and its true]
...ugh,
my cousin brought AC: Brotherhood :(
[Still I'm going to buy it after all]
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:iconjesskat-art:
JessKat-art Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm a fan of the hidden blade myself. Apart from that, in the second game my other weapons are the butcher knife (so brutal yet so satisfying ;) ) and....the broom. XD It's just hilarious when you can just pick up a broom off the street and deliver epic battle moves to a bunch of Brutes with it.
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BotherBear Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Still loving this!
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Delfin-a Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010
i do, however, enjoy taking out the roof guards. they never know what's coming *evil grin* and when they do notice you, just take out the guy who noticed and everything is back to normal :D
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:iconjesskat-art:
JessKat-art Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, I prefer the roof guards in AC compared to AC2. In AC you get rewarded with a satisfying kill if you sneak around properly. The guards don't hear you coming so easily. In AC2, it's almost impossible to kill them from a distance without them turning around and spotting you right before your knife hits them. It kinda defeats the purpose of being sneaky when it doesn't matter if you straight up run at them or kill them stealthily.
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