Originally Posted by Rake2204
Sidenote, I've tried on two occasions to get in to Assassin's Creed. I'm borrowing the first one right now. I've heard some people recommend starting with the 2nd one. Why is that? And if I stick with the first, is there any point where it kind of opens up? Right now it feels like it's dragging a bit right at the start.
The first one is awful. It's excruciatingly repetitive. If you only play the first one, you'll get bored and not want to follow through with the remaining games.
I strongly recommend you start off with AC2. You won't miss out on the story.