It sure it inspiring to go somewhere new after playing the exact location in a game. Yea pretty sure there was a trophy for something involving it, I can't imagine they'd skip an opportunity like that. The Olympic Stadium was once the location of the olympic games, which were held every four years from 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. There are up to 20 buildings at Agora which would have been made up of commercial, assembly, or residential housing. Below is the view of the Agora of Athens. There is a race track that is over 200 meters long and up to 34 meters wide. Delphi, known as Pytho, is an ancient sanctuary that grew rich in the times as Greeks believed this was the center of the world. In a villa towards the south-west of Elis, on the island of Olympia, you’ll find that someone has been at work killing the residents. Dropping a random reference to something like this in the game is like AC 101. For news, discussion and more about Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise. It has to be accurate after all. Haven't seen any information on this, so far. #rotterdam #rotterdam, A bit of parking garage fun with @dzisky.architect, A little #throwback this morning to the last place, Finding A Home in Rotterdam: The challenges with searching. Spartans competed in 420 BC games and even have won in some competitions but they weren't proclaimed as winners on account of having no right to enter. We’d love to hear your thoughts! Took this on Thursday, Winter Roffa Sun ☀️ ECONOMY The capital city of Elis bases its wealth on the hosting, support, and training grounds for the Olympics. Assuming we have the chance to play as a Spartan, the player character wouldn't be allowed near the event, but we would probably hear about it through NPCs. This time called Alexios or Kassandra depending on if you play the male or female character. 36. Uniting the family is a hard one, which starts when one of your siblings is thrown off a cliff by your own father, who is in command of the Spartan oracle. . He also designed many other statues of the goddess Athena which can still be seen today. Delivering a Champion ; The … The temple had four rooms, which including a viewing platform over the land. You follow the character story with a narrative set in the modern day with character Layla Hassan, like within previous Assassin’s Creed games. However we have played the game and really enjoyed the story line and characters. Check Out Naval Combat. Valley Of The Kings: Our 6 Must See Tomb Recommendations UNIQUE PHOTOBLOG, Isle Of Wight Facts: 15 Fun Things You Should Know (Written By A Local), Markthal Rotterdam: The history, a local's view and top recommendations, Living In Eindhoven: Expat 4 Months In Strijp-S Review, GLOW Eindhoven 2020: Blue Lights On The City Skyline. The game is set in Greece  during 431 BC, played through the fictional history of the Peloponnesian War. I'm hoping for more than just a reference, I want to see a full fledged set of mini-games associated with it, ideally. . Anyway, I hope they tie it into the game somehow, or at least allow us to spectate the games. We also have not yet booked a vacation to Greece, but it sure is a place we plan to visit in the next few years! The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Will they be naked though? In later times it was a place that the olympic flame were lit in the ruins. This is one of my favourite comparison photos in the collection, with the perfect angle of the Delphi Theatre. One of his most famous pieces, a statue of Zeus at Olympia, was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Below you see two photos and gameplay screenshots of Propylaea, which refers to a gateway or an entrance. This UNESCO World Heritage Site still has many famous monuments which were built there. . . This one being for the Acropolis in Athens. There were no marathon races in ancient Olympic Games. For now we can still play the game in our free time! #eindhoven #eindho, Feeling purple The temple was built in 590 BC but was destroyed by an earthquate in the 4th century CE. As either Alexios or Kassandra, you follow the quests and fight for both sides as you attempt to uncover the cult as well as unite your family. Yeah they're not gonna advertise all that and then in game not have/let you participate. Man, there's gonna be tons to do in this game. Here's some info on the location from the official site: Elis is home to the Sanctuary of Olympia, and the recently completed Phidias statue of Zeus in the Temple of Zeus, which will become one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Temple of Athena Nike was built in 420BC, dedicated to the goddess Athena Nike. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, based in Greece has some really enjoyable gameplay and storyline for those who enjoy gaming. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. This beautiful temple definitely looks like a place we need to visit when we go to Greece ourselves! What an amazing view from these temple ruins! The Temple of Apollo in Delphi dates back to the 4th century BC, with historical information of other buildings from the 6th and 7th century BC too. It is impressive to see the famous ‘Porch of the Maidens’ in the gameplay, just like in real life of the female figures as supporting columns. The next photo shows Erechtheion, which was built between 421 and 406 BC and dedicated to Athena and Poseidon. We can’t wait to explore the historical sites ourselves as well as indulge in some delicious greek food. With the proof needed, go out of the villa into the main street and turn right. . During the time of Hera, the temple was used to store many important items to Greek culture and offerings from the followers. The capacity of the stadium seating area would fit up to 20,000 spectators. The theatre is built above the Temple of Apollo, which once gave spectators an amazing view of the valley and sanctuary below. . However it has been remodeled many times through history such as in 160 BC by King Eumenes II and in 67 AD by emperor Nero. The Sanctuary is also host to the Olympic Games every 4 years. In They are such a legendary aspect of Ancient Greece. The temples before this were ruined by deliberate fires, accidental fires and earthquakes. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Zoe and Togetherintransit.nl with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. . Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, based in Greece has some really enjoyable gameplay and storyline for those who enjoy gaming. . If there's a marathon I hope it's not realistic at all. 24. istp someone, i tell you, in another time will remember us. Here's some info on the location from the official site: Elis is home to the Sanctuary of Olympia, and the recently completed Phidias statue of Zeus in the Temple of Zeus, which will become one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Out of the original 38 columns, there are only 16 that are standing to this day. This one below is now one of the most impressive ones you can visit during a trip to the location. Phidias was a famous Greek sculptor, architect and painter from 480 BC to 430 BC. Temple of Apollo at Acrocorinth was once a beautiful sanctuary which was dedicated to the goddess Aphrodite. The Olympics were considered a safe zone but Spartans were not allowed near the area, enter the area or compete. Oh cool. 0. I know there's an arena, maybe they have both. Players can traverse the terrains of Ancient Greece on-foot, on horseback, or through the seas by boat. #eindho, Roffa Central It'd serve as a welcome respite from the central conflict between Sparta and Athens. To start with we want to thank Redditor Arisu-Chan for sharing the photos online and giving us permission to create this post with the gameplay photos to real life comparisons! Athenian Treasury shown below is one of many treasures at the temple which was built in 490 BC. source: https://assassinscreed.ubisoft.com/game/en-us/odyssey/map/peloponnese. Investigate the area, paying particular attention to the kitchen where the hamper is, the table in the kitchen with the vegetables, and a note in the pantry behind the kitchen. One is great to visit as it focuses on the ancient and modern games. Spartans were banned from Olympic Games only in 420 BC (for an attack on Lepreum). There were Spartan winners in 432 BC, 428 BC and 416 BC. . We loved walking around the Delphi gameplay in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Origins has nudity, so I don't see why they wouldn't? Next Main Storyline Cultists and Archont Prev Main Storyline Home is where my mother is.