The Ones Who Came Before Assassin's Creed Fan Community was created on the 10th August 2014

as a place for AC fans to share their passion for

the brand.

We originally focused on sharing theories with the Community, but we now aim to provide interesting opportunities, news and content for our fanbase.

Although the franchise has changed dramatically over 

the last five years, our passion for the games and the

community has remained. 

We have always done our best to share community content on our social media channels, with campaigns such as Community Corner highlighting the talent and achievements of the fanbase. 

Our goal for 2019 was to launch two major projects

which had never been done before. An Assassin's Creed fan magazine, and a Partnership Program.


You can find more information on The Animus Archives and The AC Partnership Program here.

Meet the Team


Colum (Col_96)

Community Admin

Hi Everyone.


My name is Colum and I'm the Community Admin for The Ones Who Came Before Assassin's Creed Fan Community.


I'm also a community builder for The Mentors Guild, and have been playing Assassin's Creed games for over 7 years now. I am very interested in the Lore of the Franchise.


I can be found on social media platforms as Col_96. 

  • Twitter
  • Instagram

Ashlea (Ashlea_97)




Hi Everyone.
My name is Ashlea, I am 23 years old and I am the Editor/ Charity Project Coordinator for The Ones Who Came Before on its wide variety of social media platforms.

My main responsibilities for TOWCB involve creating and editing articles, organisation of events and coordinating our charity fundraising,as well as hosting the Rally The Creed Podcast.

I'm also now a Community Builder for The Mentors Guild. 

  • Twitter

Sofija (SofijaKO)


Social Media Manager 

Hi everyone, my name is Sofija and I am the Social Media Manager for The Ones Who Came Before. I started playing Assassin's Creed games a few years ago and fell in love with them instantly, thanks to the franchise's unique way of portraying history and it's mysteries. I am here to help The Ones Who Came Before reach their goals and I hope my presence will bring something new to the community. You can find me on most social media platforms as Sofijako.

  • Twitter

Irakli (McHeisenburglar)

Graphic Designer

Hi, my name is Irakli, and I'm the Graphic Designer for The Ones Who Came Before. I've been a fan of Assassin's Creed for over 6 years now, I've played all the major instalments, as well as some minor games. I'm relatively new to the AC Community, joined June of 2015, and so far I've been part of several projects, most notably as a member of the team behind the Assassin's Creed Marathon. You can find me on social media platforms as McHeisenburglar.

  • Twitter
  • Instagram


  • Back in August of 2014, The Ones Who Came Before wasestablished as a place to host the theories of community member Col_96. 

  • The Assassin's Creed franchise has a lot of unanswered questions, so an AC Community was the perfect space to share ideas and potential future plot lines.

  • Caroline (who has since departed the team) was brought on board to boost the profile of our community, and worked to create opportunities for our small group.

  • We were initially affiliated with Your Assassin's Creed Fix (no longer in existence) and The Lore Pages of Assassin's Creed (now The Codex), which helped us to gain a small following.

  • Towards the end of 2015, two more community members, Irakli and Sofija joined the team. 

  • In 2016, Col was selected as a Ubisoft Star Player, and attended Gamescom in Cologne.

  • The same year, we joined forces with UbiCentral, a partnership which created a number of opportunities for the community such as giveaways, videos and articles.

  • in 2017, Sofija was selected as a Ubisoft Star Player, andattended Gamescom.#

  • Also that year, Graphic Designer Irakli rebooted our graphics, and created our iconic Assassin Hood logo.

  • In 2018, Irakli was selected as a Ubisoft Star Player and attended Gamescom.

  • Towards the end of 2018, Ashlea joined the team as Editor, and reviews all of our work before publishing.

  • 2019 - Launch of The Animus Archives and The AC Partnership Project 

  • Assassin's Creed Community Fundraising Campaign

  • Launch of our new website

  • AC Partnership Program Established

  • 2020 - £1000 raised for various charities