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Fable

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"Could be better!"
4 stars"

Firstly i must say like many, Fable was a minor let down, the hype and the claims of ground-breaking gameplay just didn't live up 2 what the game turned out to be. Though honestly that doesn't really matter, cause the game is great fun 2 play. The graphics are impressive plus the game runs smoothly and the gameplay whilst not containing much depth keeps u enthralled. Little things about the game such as the ability to kick a chicken, get married, have sex, enter fist fights or just be downright scary and repulsive is what makes this game more appealing than your standard action rpg. The combat is simple and the various spells are cool but what stopped this game from being close perfect was the story. It was actually quite boring and un-involving, to the point where u didn't really care much for the story or the main characters and only really played the game for the fighting sequences.

"Fun to Play"
3 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

As an action RPG Fable definitely has merit, it has great graphics and the sound is awesome. I liked the comments made by villagers as you passed by, and how they would change depending on your alignment.

Unfortunately I found it got boring very quickly, it has a short storyline, and forces you to watch the credits roll in their entirety, if you want to continue playing with the character you have become once you finish the main plot. Though there are many other extra mini quests and games available throughout the, it in no way captures the length and breath of a great RPG. It was more reminicent or the platform games like Jak & Daxter; with an adult theme. Fable offers the player the choice between Good and Evil, but never grasps a truly evil or truly good, storyline. There is no real advantage in being either alignment as one can buy their alignment from the temples, eliminating the an aspect of replay value.

In all I found it a fun game to play, but not the RPG I was expecting.

Description

Fable is a ground-breaking role-playing adventure game from Peter Molyneux, in which your every action determines your skills, appearance, and reputation. Create your life story from childhood to death. Grow from an inexperienced adolescent into the most powerful being in the world. Choose the path of righteousness or dedicate your life to evil. Muscles expand with each feat of strength; force of will increases with each work of wit. Obesity follows gluttony, skin tans with exposure to sunlight and bleaches bone-white by moonlight. Earn scars in battle and lines of experience with age. Each person you aid, each flower you crush, each creature you slay, will change this world forever. Fable: Who will you be?

FEATURES:

  • Forge a Hero Based on Your Actions – Age and evolve a hero or villain through the actions you choose and the path you follow – be it for good, evil or in-between. Ply the way of the sword and see your muscles bulge. Weave the dark arts and witness power crackle at your fingertips. Skulk in the shadows and watch your skin bleach.
  • Engage in Intense Real Time Combat – Collect battle scars as you duel with a world of cunning foes and deadly creatures. Master an array of deadly weaponry as you hone the art of blade-craft. Hunt your quarry using subterfuge and stealth. Weave death from the elements as you harness the dark arts of the arcane.
  • Build Your Living Legend – Through deeds and actions, build a name for yourself across the land. Recruit allies and followers. Gain glory or notoriety. Make friends and enemies. Interact with a living world of people, places and event all reactive to you. Hero or butcher? Who will you be?
  • Explore and Shape a Living, Evolving World – Champion or manipulate an ever-changing land with competitive and cooperative heroes, dynamic weather systems and deformable environments. Interact with teeming cultures, creatures, and citizens from various towns and cities.
  • Hone Your Character with Scores of Unique Skills and Extras – Master new abilities and add possessions as you develop.
  • Never Play the Same Game Twice – Once you finish your adventure, go back and try the experience again, forging your character and thereby a new tale with unexpected twists and turns, new skills, powers, influences, allies and enemies.
  • Release date NZ
    October 14th, 2004
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    UPC
    805529493759
    Product ID
    1457642

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