Excerpt: Two Guild Heroes walk into the Bowerstone Bar. The Paladin says to the Avatar, "Have ya heard the one about the Orchard farmer who forgot where he left all his cows in the frozen Northern Waste?" The Avatar says, "Yeah, the Bard won't shut up about it: it's the fable about the lost chapped herds.
Excerpt: When the word got out that Fable, a big hit on the Xbox, was to come out for the PC, most players dismissed it right away. It's no big secret that console-to-PC and vice versa conversions simply don't work. Well what we have here is proof of the opposite.
Excerpt: We were watching… and listening... and waiting. It was E3 2003 and Peter Molyneux’s associates were showing (behind closed doors) both B.C. and Fable (aka Project Ego). The former was going to allow Xbox gamers to live the life of a prehistoric caveman, and the latter had become a giant cog in the...
Excerpt: Chicken-chaser Goes Forth! As you start your journey through the lands of Albion, you see a young boy day-dreaming. Pretty soon, the player realizes that this boy is the game’s actual main character. Through swordfights, brimstone and fire, he will become the legendary hero of the land.
Pros: A new take in action RPG's, more than enough character customizayion features, cartoonish graphics, impressive sound
Excerpt: Fable: The Lost Chapters, an introduction. Fable was one of those games that some people really like and others were disappointed with. Part of the problem was that the finished title was not exactly what people were expecting.
Summary: Lionhead Studios continues their pattern of “almost, but not quite” games with their latest Xbox-to-PC conversion of Fable: The Lost Chapters. I could tell exactly what the developers wanted—an RPG where each and every character action had an impact on the world, where the effects of every good and...