‘Hey, what’s your name?’
‘Wait, I think I know what you mean…’
‘You’re right. Now, you’ll die!’
No, this is not a quote from a B-class gangster film. It is a conversation I’ve heard last week at Imperial. And again, I don’t imply presence of any hitmen at our university. It’s just how one of the best societies at Imperial works. The Assassins Guild.
The game started last Monday. Having prepared my weapons some time before (and I wanted to have a weapon for every occasion), I was able to proceed to plan my assassinations. I received two targets, together with their names and photos. A bit of subtle Facestalking gave me some background information, including the place of residence of one of them (“Tizard 2nd floor” and similar groups are perfect for this), I had a plan in my mind. I wanted to lure them to a secluded place, by offering them some freebies. And then perform a spectacular double kill, catching everything on camera. It sounded perfect.
While I was waiting for the right time, I witnessed another assassination. My friend saw his target in JCR, identified her by her necklace, and killed her without much resistance. I recorded the event, but I laughed so hard that the only thing I managed to film was the sky.Then, I accompanied my other friend in his attempt. He knew where his target is going to be. And he waited for him to leave the lecture hall. What my friend did not predict, was that his assassin also came out of the same lecture hall. The conversation I mentioned before occurred, then my friend started to run, losing his shoe during the process. The fight was equal, but the opponent was quicker. I intended to record this one as well, but this time I was rolling on the flooring laughing by the time I grabbed my camera.And then it was my big day. Everything was planned. I went to the toilet in order to be perfectly ready for the assassination. While I was going to wash my hands, I felt something poking me. Immediately after, I heard the words ‘You’re dead’. My assassin followed me. To the toilet. And waited for me. What a humiliating death… But well done, assassin (if you’re still alive).
Now, I’m dead. But I shall return in my second life as an inquisitor. My role will be to kill misbehaving assassins. So, if you’ve broke the rules, be ready – new sheriff’s in town.
The game is really fun, and it’s biggest plus is that it’s free. You can just join it as any other society. A definite must-do at Imperial.