Fable (1996)

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Fable (1996)

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One game I would like to see be added would be Fable.

It was released in 1996 - produced by Simbiosis Interactive and published by Telstar Electronic Studios Ltd.

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looks interesting, though things like this don't happen over night...

read the faq

and there's a couple things the development team need to do, they need a working engine, source code/RE, and a donated version of the game

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Worst. Ending. Ever. :lol:

Although the game itself was pretty fun, the ending.. *shudder*. Gross.

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there was 2 ending apparently, witch did you have?

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That's the magic French Touch: strong start, poor ending :)

Fable was interesting and I liked the artwork, but overall it was rather weak in terms of gameplay and atmosphere (my biggest disappointment). And the ending was a bad cliché, so bad that Simbiosis had to release a later version with a different ending (which of course you had to buy again).

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i found a site saying that its abandonware, it isn't it is?

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PsYcO wrote:i found a site saying that its abandonware, it isn't it is?
It's probably "abandoned" in the sense that it's no longer easily available in stores, but the term "abandonware" has no legal meaning. Copyright lasts for a very long time, regardless. Unless the owners have said differently, I can't imagine the game is freely distributable.

I believe the game was made by a British company, in which case the copyright probably lasts for 70 years or so.

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eriktorbjorn wrote:I believe the game was made by a British company, in which case the copyright probably lasts for 70 years or so.
Kaminari wrote:That's the magic French Touch: strong start, poor ending :)
kaminari seems to think its french

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Post by kosuan »

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i have this Game as an original german edition and an budget edition together with 'Talisman' too.
The Handbook says, that it was made by Simbiosis Interactive in Paris, but the Distributor is Telstar Electronic Studios in Bristol UK.
The german translation is quite good, i have not finished it jet so i can say nothing about the ending(s).
Grafics are sure nice to see, the rest is so and so ....
It is on ebay easy to get, but there is a Role play game also named Fable... so don't get confused.

ko

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